The Best Movies Directed by John Wayne  

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List of all movies directed by John Wayne ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by John Wayne are listed here and include movie posters and John Wayne movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by John Wayne as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest John Wayne movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top John Wayne film is can be factored into this list.

From John Wayne's studio films to John Wayne's independent films, this John Wayne filmography keeps tabs on all John Wayne movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including McLintock! and The Green Berets.

If you’re wondering “what movies did John Wayne direct?” or “who is John Wayne?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by John Wayne?” and “what's a good selection of good John Wayne movies?”

If you're wanting to get into John Wayne films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent John Wayne works.

All John Wayne director credits are included. This list of every movie that John Wayne has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the John Wayne movie is and which actors starred in the John Wayne film.

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James Stewart and Sean Connery both worked on a John Wayne directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers
McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne, with co-stars including Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, and Wayne's son Patrick Wayne. The film, ...more
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John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Frankie Avalon
The Alamo is a 1960 American historical epic film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo produced and directed by John Wayne and starring Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard ...more
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John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Fabian
North to Alaska is a 1960 comedic Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and John Wayne. The picture stars Wayne along with Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian, and Capucine. The script is ...more
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John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jack Elam
The Comancheros is a 1961 Western Deluxe CinemaScope color film directed by Michael Curtiz, based on a 1952 novel of the same name by Paul Wellman, and starring John Wayne and Stuart Whitman. ...more
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John Wayne, George Takei, Vera Miles
The Green Berets is a 1968 American film set in Vietnam, featuring John Wayne, George Takei, David Janssen, Jim Hutton and Aldo Ray, nominally based on the eponymous 1965 book by Robin Moore, ...more