The Best Gene Autry Movies

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List of the best Gene Autry movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Gene Autry's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Gene Autry movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Gene Autry movies will be at the top of the list. Gene Autry has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Gene Autry movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Gene Autry films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Gene Autry role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Gene Autry performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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  • Heart of the Rio Grande
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    Heart of the Rio Grande

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Fay McKenzie
    7 votes
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: William M. Morgan
    Having taken over a ranch from incompetent ex-manager Hap (William Haade), Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and pal Frog (Smiley Burnette) get ready for some visitors. Teacher Alice Bennett (Fay McKenzie) and ...more

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  • Gaucho Serenade
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    Gaucho Serenade

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Duncan Renaldo
    12 votes
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Frank McDonald
    Gene (Gene Autry) and Frog (Smiley Burnette) are on a train bound for California when they meet Ronnie (Clifford Severn), a young boy hiding from kidnappers. Ronnie thinks his new friends work for ...more

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  • Riders in the Sky
    3
    Pat Buttram, Gloria Henry, Steve Darrell
    22 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: John English
    Singing cowboy Gene Autry (Gene Autry) comes to the aid of Anne Lawson (Gloria Henry), who is trying to help her rancher father, Ralph Lawson (Steve Darrell), beat a murder rap. Autry suspects that ...more

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  • Back in the Saddle
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    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Mary Lee
    26 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Lew Landers
    Noble cowboy Gene Autry (Gene Autry) travels to New York City along with Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) to persuade Tom Bennett (Edward Norris) to return to his hometown and run his late father's ...more

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  • Rim of the Canyon
    5
    Gene Autry, Nan Leslie, Thurston Hall
    16 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: John English
    Convicts Jake Fargo (Walter Sande), Pete Reagon (Jack O'Mahoney) and Charlie Lewis (Francis McDonald) escape from jail and stumble across a horse race. There, they steal Champion, the faithful horse ...more

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  • Mexicali Rose
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    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Noah Beery
    15 votes
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: George Sherman
    Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his musical sidekick, Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette), find themselves in a pickle after Carruthers (William Royle), a new advertiser on Autry's popular radio program, ...more

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