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The Best Randolph Scott Movies

Updated October 9, 2019 4.4k votes 750 voters 65.9k views94 items

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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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  • 1
    Ride the High Country
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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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    Seven Men from Now
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    21

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    Ride Lonesome
    140
    21

    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,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Comanche Station
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    22

    Comanche Station

    Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates

    Released1960

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Comanche Station is a 1960 American CinemaScope western film directed by Budd Boetticher and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    The Tall T
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    23

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Buchanan Rides Alone
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    18

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    The Virginian
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    12

    The Virginian

    Gary Cooper, Walter Huston

    Released1929

    Directed byVictor Fleming

    The Virginian is a 1929 Western film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Gary Cooper,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Western Union
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    30

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Carson City
    58
    10

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Hangman's Knot
    69
    20

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    The Last of the Mohicans
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    6

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Man in the Saddle
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    19

    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.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Santa Fe
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    17

    Santa Fe

    Randolph Scott, Francis McDonald

    Released1951

    Directed byIrving Pichel

    Santa Fe is a 1951 Technicolor western film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Randolph... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 14
    Decision at Sundown
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    19

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Albuquerque
    46
    9

    Albuquerque

    Lon Chaney, Jr.

    Released1948

    Directed byRay Enright

    Albuquerque is a 1948 American Western directed by Ray Enright and starring Randolph Scott,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Virginia City
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    13

    Virginia City

    Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn

    Released1940

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 17
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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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    Riding Shotgun
    39
    5

    Riding Shotgun

    Randolph Scott, Wayne Morris

    Released1954

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Riding Shotgun is a 1954 film directed by Andre De Toth.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Tall Man Riding
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    15

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    My Favourite Wife
    50
    17

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    The Spoilers
    44
    11

    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,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    The Doolins of Oklahoma
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    5

    Released1949

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    The Doolins of Oklahoma is a film directed by Gordon Douglas released on May 27, 1949.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    Colt .45
    54
    22

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    Return of the Bad Men
    39
    7

    Return of the Bad Men

    Robert Ryan, Randolph Scott

    Released1948

    Directed byRay Enright

    Return of the Bad Men is a film directed by Ray Enright released on July 17, 1948.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Ten Wanted Men
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    13

    Ten Wanted Men

    Randolph Scott, Richard Boone

    Released1955

    Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone

    Ten Wanted Men is a film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone released on February 1, 1955.Amazon_watch buy button