Search results for "John Wayne"

The Green Berets (1968) RT 27% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  David Janssen  •  George Takei  •  Jack Soo

The Alamo (1960) RT 50% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Widmark  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Frankie Avalon

La Classe américaine (1993)

George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "Crappy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michel Hazanavicius  •  Dominique Mezerette
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert Redford  •  Paul Newman

The Shootist (1976) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ron Howard  •  James Stewart

Rooster Cogburn (1975) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 1998

In this sequel to True Grit, John Wayne returns as Marshal Rooster Cogburn. After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Millar
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Anthony Zerbe  •  Richard Jordan

Brannigan (1975) RT 17% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Foreign • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Judy Geeson  •  Mel Ferrer

McQ (1974) RT 50% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Eddie Albert  •  Diana Muldaur  •  Al Lettieri

Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 2003

J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  George Kennedy  •  Gary Grimes  •  Neville Brand

The Train Robbers (1973) RT 20% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2005

A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Ben Johnson  •  Bobby Vinton  •  Jerry Gatlin

The Cowboys (1972) RT 73% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Oct 1998

When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Bruce Dern  •  Colleen Dewhurst

Big Jake (1971) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2003

An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Boone  •  Patrick Wayne  •  Christopher Mitchum

Rio Lobo (1970) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2003

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Jorge Rivero  •  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Jack Elam

Chisum (1970) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Christopher George  •  Ben Johnson

The Undefeated (1969) RT 17% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2003

After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  John Wayne  •  Antonio Aguilar  •  Roman Gabriel

True Grit (1969) RT 90% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kim Darby  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Dennis Hopper

Hellfighters (1968) RT 14% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 1999

The adventures of oil well fire specialist Chance Buckman (based on real-life Red Adair), who extinguishes massive fires in oil fields around the world.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Katharine Ross  •  Jim Hutton  •  Vera Miles