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The Best Randolph Scott Movies

Updated January 21, 2021 5.8k votes 819 voters 69.2k 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
    Warren Oates, Edgar Buchanan
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    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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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott
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    24

    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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  • 3
    Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates
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    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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  • 4
    Lee Marvin, Gail Russell
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    24

    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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  • 5
    Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn
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    32

    Released1940

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, and a mustachioed Humphrey Bogart in the role of the real-life  ...more
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    James Coburn, Lee Van Cleef
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    51

    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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  • 7
    Randolph Scott, Richard Boone
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    Released1955

    Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone

    Ten Wanted Men is a film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone released on February 1, 1955.  ...more
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    Released1949

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    The Doolins of Oklahoma is a film directed by Gordon Douglas released on May 27, 1949.  ...more
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  • 9
    Randolph Scott, Bill Williams
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    4

    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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  • 10
    Cesar Romero, Lon Chaney
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    9

    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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  • 11
    Randolph Scott, Broderick Crawford
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    Released1940

    Directed byGeorge Marshall

    When the Daltons Rode is a 1940 American Western film directed by George Marshall and starring Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, and Brian Donlevy. Based on the book When the Daltons Rode by Emmett  ...more
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  • 12
    Robert Young, John Carradine
    78
    12

    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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  • 13
    Randolph Scott, Bob Steele
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    37

    Released1951

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    Fort Worth is a 1951 western film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Randolph Scott. It is Marin's final directing work, as he died two months before the release.  ...more
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  • 14
    Forrest Tucker, Randolph Scott
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    20

    Released1950

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    The Nevadan is a 1950 American western film directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen, and George Macready. Written by George W. George and  ...more
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  • 15
    Lee Marvin, Donna Reed
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    8

    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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  • 16
    Mae West, Randolph Scott
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    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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  • 17
    Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens
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    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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  • 18
    Randolph Scott, Richard Deacon
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    9

    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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  • 19
    Joan Leslie, Randolph Scott
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    9

    Released1951

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Man in the Saddle is a 1951 film directed by André De Toth.  ...more
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  • 20
    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne
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    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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  • 21
    Randolph Scott, Charlie Ruggles
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    Released1933

    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    Murders in the Zoo is 1933 horror film directed by A. Edward Sutherland, written by Philip Wylie and Seton I. Miller. Considered particularly dark for its time, film critic Leonard Maltin has called  ...more
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  • 22
    Lon Chaney, Jr.
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    4

    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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  • 23
    Randolph Scott
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    13

    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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  • 24
    Randolph Scott, Heather Angel
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    15

    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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  • 25
    Cary Grant, Randolph Scott
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    11

    Released1932

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    Hot Saturday is a 1932 American drama film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Nancy Carroll, Cary Grant, and Randolph Scott. This was Grant's first role as a leading man. Based on the novel  ...more
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