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The Best Randolph Scott Movies

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List of the best Randolph Scott movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Randolph Scott'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 Randolph Scott movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Randolph Scott movies will be at the top of the list. Randolph Scott has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Randolph Scott movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Randolph Scott films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films range from Hot Saturday to The Walking Hills.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Randolph Scott movies?" and "What are the greatest Randolph Scott roles of all time?"
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    Ride the High Country

    Warren Oates, Edgar Buchanan

    Released1962

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

    Ride the High Country is a 1962 American Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, and Mariette Hartley. The supporting cast includes Edgar Buchanan, James...  more
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    Comanche Station

    Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates

    Released1960

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Comanche Station is a 1960 American CinemaScope western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates and Claude Akins. The film was the last of Boetticher's late 1950s...  more
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    The Tall T

    Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott

    Released1957

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    The Tall T is a 1957 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, and Maureen O'Sullivan. Adapted by Burt Kennedy from the short story "The Captives"...  more
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    Seven Men from Now

    Lee Marvin, Gail Russell

    Released1956

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Seven Men from Now is a 1956 Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, and Lee Marvin. The film was written by Burt Kennedy and produced by John Wayne's...  more
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    Ride Lonesome

    James Coburn, Lee Van Cleef

    Released1959

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Ride Lonesome is a 1959 Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, Lee Van Cleef, and James Coburn in his film debut. This Eastmancolor film...  more
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    Frontier Marshal

    Cesar Romero, Lon Chaney

    Released1939

    Directed byAllan Dwan

    Frontier Marshal is a 1939 western film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Randolph Scott as Wyatt Earp. The movie is the second film produced by Sol M. Wurtzel based on Stuart N. Lake's biography...  more
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    Wagon Wheels

    Randolph Scott, Monte Blue

    Released1934

    Directed byCharles Barton

    Wagon Wheels is a 1934 remake of 1931's Fighting Caravans, using stock footage from the original and substituting a new cast headed by Randolph Scott and Gail Patrick to replace the earlier film's...  more
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    Fighting Man of the Plains

    Randolph Scott, Bill Williams

    Released1949

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    Fighting Man of the Plains is a 1949 film directed by Edwin L. Marin. It stars Randolph Scott and Bill Williams....  more
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    Buchanan Rides Alone

    Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens

    Released1958

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Buchanan Rides Alone is a 1958 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, and Barry Kelley. Based on the 1956 novel The Name's Buchanan by Jonas...  more
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    Go West, Young Man

    Mae West, Randolph Scott

    Released1936

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Go West, Young Man is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Mae West, Warren William, and Randolph Scott. Released by Paramount Pictures and based on the play Personal...  more
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    Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend

    James Garner, Angie Dickinson

    Released1957

    Directed byRichard L. Bare

    Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend is a 1957 Western film directed by Richard L. Bare and starring Randolph Scott, James Craig and Angie Dickinson. This was the final film that Scott made with Warner Bros....  more
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    Man in the Saddle

    Joan Leslie, Randolph Scott

    Released1951

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Man in the Saddle is a 1951 film directed by André De Toth....  more
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    Hangman's Knot

    Lee Marvin, Donna Reed

    Released1952

    Directed byRoy Huggins

    Hangman's Knot is a 1952 American Western film written and directed by Roy Huggins and starring Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, and Claude Jarman, Jr. The film is about a group of Confederate soldiers,...  more
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    Carson City

    Raymond Massey, Randolph Scott

    Released1952

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Carson City is a 1952 American Western film starring Randolph Scott, Lucille Norman, and Raymond Massey. Based on a story by Sloan Nibley, the film is about a railroad construction engineer whose...  more
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    Western Union

    Robert Young, John Carradine

    Released1941

    Directed byFritz Lang

    Western Union is a 1941 American Western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Robert Young, Randolph Scott, and Dean Jagger. Filmed in Technicolor on location in Arizona and Utah, Western Union...  more
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    The Last of the Mohicans

    Randolph Scott, Heather Angel

    Released1936

    Directed byGeorge B. Seitz

    The Last of the Mohicans is a 1936 American adventure film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes and Henry Wilcoxon based on the novel The Last of the Mohicans by...  more
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    Decision at Sundown

    Randolph Scott, Richard Deacon

    Released1957

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Decision at Sundown is a 1957 western directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott. One of seven Boetticher/Scott western collaborations that also includes Seven Men from Now, The Tall T,...  more
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    My Favourite Wife

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne

    Released1940

    Directed byGarson Kanin

    My Favorite Wife is a 1940 screwball comedy produced and co-written by Leo McCarey and directed by Garson Kanin. The picture stars Irene Dunne as a woman who returns to her husband and children after...  more

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    Man of the Forest

    Randolph Scott, Harry Carey

    Released1933

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Man of the Forest is an American film directed by Henry Hathaway, based upon a novel by Zane Grey, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Randolph Scott and Verna Hillie. The supporting cast...  more
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    Riding Shotgun

    Randolph Scott, Wayne Morris

    Released1954

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Riding Shotgun is a 1954 film directed by Andre De Toth....  more
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    The Cariboo Trail

    Randolph Scott

    Released1950

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    The Cariboo Trail is a 1950 film directed by Edwin L. Marin. It stars Randolph Scott and George 'Gabby' Hayes....  more
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    Albuquerque

    Lon Chaney, Jr.

    Released1948

    Directed byRay Enright

    Albuquerque is a 1948 American Western directed by Ray Enright and starring Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George "Gabby" Hayes, and Lon Chaney, Jr.. Based on the novel Dead Freight for Piute by...  more
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    The Spoilers

    John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich

    Released1942

    Directed byRay Enright

    The Spoilers is a 1942 Western drama film directed by Ray Enright. The movie is set in Nome, Alaska during the Nome Gold Rush, with Marlene Dietrich as Cherry Malotte, Randolph Scott as Alexander...  more

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    Colt .45

    Lloyd Bridges, Randolph Scott

    Released1950

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    Colt .45 is a 1950 American Western film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, and Zachary Scott. Reissued under the title Thundercloud, the film served as the loose...  more
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    Tall Man Riding

    Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone

    Released1955

    Directed byLesley Selander

    Tall Man Riding is a 1955 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and starring Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, and Peggie Castle. Based on the novel Tall Man Riding by Norman A. Fox, the...  more