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True Grit

by:Coen, Joel

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Editions:228  Date:1969 - 2015  Rating:MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of western violence including disturbing images; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Western films, Western films, Feature films


The wild bunch

by:Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984

A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself.

Editions:275  Date:1968 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Western films, Western films, Detective and mystery films


Dances with wolves

by:Costner, Kevin

Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor.

Editions:276  Date:1961 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Western films, Western films, History


The good, the bad and the ugly

by:Leone, Sergio, 1929-1989

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other.

Editions:300  Date:1964 - 2017  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Western films, Western films, History


High Noon

by:Zinnemann, Fred, 1907-1997

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife.

Editions:266  Date:1930 - 2016  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Western films, Western films, Drama, Film adaptations



by:Eastwood, Clint, 1930-

Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.

Editions:215  Date:1992 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Western films, Western films, Feature films, Western films


The searchers

by:Ford, John, 1894-1973

A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness.

Editions:230  Date:1956 - 2015  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Western films, Western films, Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations



by:Ford, John, 1894-1973

A group of passengers with nothing in common is stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians. On the National Film Registry. Special features include a documentary, featurette, and more.

Editions:172  Date:1639 - 9139  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Western films, Western films, Drama, Western films


The Magnificent Seven

by:Sturges, John, 1910-1992

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village.

Editions:219  Date:1930 - 2014  Rating:Not rated by MPAA.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Western films, Western films, Western films


Brokeback Mountain

by:Lee, Ang, 1954-

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start.

Editions:170  Date:1984 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, nudity, language and some violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Western films, Western films, Film adaptations


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