Search results for "John Wayne"


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

The Comancheros (1961) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2003

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  John Wayne  •  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Ina Balin  •  Nehemiah Persoff

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

Hatari! (1962) RT 67% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Elsa Martinelli  •  Red Buttons

Baby Face (1933) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Donald Cook  •  Alphonse Ethier

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 • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Judy Geeson  •  Mel Ferrer

Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2002

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Michael Douglas  •  Senta Berger  •  Angie Dickinson

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

El Dorado (1966)

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  James Caan  •  Charlene Holt

Flying Leathernecks (1951) RT 86% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2004

Major Daniel Kirby takes command of a squadron of Marine fliers just before they are about to go into combat. While the men are well meaning, he finds them undisciplined and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Ryan  •  Don Taylor  •  Janis Carter




Fort Apache (1948) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2006

In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Henry Fonda  •  Shirley Temple  •  Pedro Armendáriz

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

In Harm's Way (1965) RT 40% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Tom Tryon

Island in the Sky (1953) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Walter Abel  •  James Arness

McLintock! (1963) RT 60% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

Aging rancher George Washington McLintock, a wealthy self-made man, is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Patrick Wayne

North to Alaska (1960) RT 43% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

Red River (1948)

Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Joanne Dru  •  Walter Brennan

Red River Range (1938)

DVD release: Oct 2012

The Cattlemen's Association has called in the Mesquiteers to find cattle rustlers. They get Tex Riley to pose as Stony so Stony can arrive posing as a wanted outlaw. This gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Ray Corrigan  •  Max Terhune  •  Polly Moran

Rio Bravo (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2001

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Ricky Nelson  •  Walter Brennan