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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.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Prairie Moon and Gene Autry: Texans Never Cry, in it.

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    83
    13

    South of the Border

    Gene Autry, Lupita Tovar
    South of the Border is a 1939 Western film directed by George Sherman and starring Gene Autry,...  more
  • 2
    62
    9

    The Old Barn Dance

    Roy Rogers, Gene Autry
    The Old Barn Dance is a 1938 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene...  more
  • 3
    51
    6

    The Strawberry Roan

    Gene Autry, Pat Buttram
    Gene Autry Collection: The Strawberry Roan is a 1948 film directed by John W. English....  more
  • 4
    49
    6

    Sioux City Sue

    Gene Autry, Sterling Holloway
    Sioux City Sue is a 1946 film directed by Frank McDonald....  more
  • 5
    43
    4

    Mexicali Rose

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Mexicali Rose is a 1939 American Western film directed by George Sherman and starring Gene...  more
  • 6
    44
    5

    The Big Show

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    The Big Show is the ninth Our Gang short subject comedy released. The Our Gang series was...  more
  • 7
    40
    5

    Melody Ranch

    Gene Autry, Ann Miller
    Melody Ranch is a 1940 Western musical film directed by Joseph Santley and starring Gene...  more
  • 8
    38
    3

    Bells of Capistrano

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Bells of Capistrano is a 1942 American Western film directed by William Morgan and starring...  more
  • 9
    35
    6

    The Phantom Empire

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    The Phantom Empire is a 1935 American Western serial film directed by Otto Brower and B....  more
  • 10
    35
    10

    The Big Show

    Roy Rogers, Gene Autry
    The Big Show is a 1936 American Western musical film directed by Mack V. Wright and starring...  more
  • 11
    27
    4

    Red River Valley

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Red River Valley, later retitled Man of the Frontier for American television screening is a...  more
  • 12
    30
    7

    Rim of the Canyon

    Gene Autry, Alan Hale
    Gene Autry Collection: Rim of the Canyon is a 1949 film directed by John W English....  more
  • 13
    26
    6

    Oh, Susanna!

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Oh, Susanna! is a 1936 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry,...  more
  • 14
    25
    6

    Twilight on the Rio Grande

    Gene Autry, Sterling Holloway
    Twilight on the Rio Grande is a film directed by Frank McDonald released on Apr 1, 1947....  more
  • 15
    22
    4

    Sierra Sue

    Gene Autry, Frank M. Thomas
    Sierra Sue is a 1941 American Western film directed by William Morgan and starring Gene Autry,...  more
  • 16
    24
    7

    Back in the Saddle

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Back in the Saddle is a 1941 Weastern film written by Richard Murphy and Lesse Lusky, Jr. and...  more
  • 17
    27
    10

    The Old Corral

    Roy Rogers, Gene Autry
    The Old Corral is a 1936 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene...  more
  • 18
    23
    6

    Robin Hood of Texas

    Gene Autry, Sterling Holloway
    Gene Autry Collection: Robin Hood of Texas is a 1947 film directed by Lesley Selander....  more
  • 19
    25
    9

    Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm

    Gene Autry, Monte Blue
    Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm is a 1937 American Western film directed by Mack V. Wright and starring...  more
  • 20
    29
    15

    Gene Autry and the Mounties

    Gene Autry, Pat Buttram
    Gene Autry and the Mounties is a 1951 film directed by John W English....  more
  • 21
    19
    4

    Carolina Moon

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    Carolina Moon is a 1940 western film written by Winston Miller and Connie Lee and directed by...  more
  • 22
    30
    17

    In Old Santa Fe

    Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
    In Old Santa Fe is a 1934 American Western film directed by David Howard, starring Ken Maynard...  more
  • 23
    17
    2

    Shooting High

    Gene Autry, Frank M. Thomas
    Shooting High is a 1940 film directed by Alfred Green....  more
  • 24
    27
    15

    Sons of New Mexico

    Gene Autry, Clayton Moore
    Sons of New Mexico is a 1949 western film written by Paul Gangelin and directed by John...  more
  • 25
    16
    2

    Public Cowboy No. 1

    Gene Autry, Ann Rutherford
    Public Cowboy No. 1 is a 1937 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene...  more