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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, Randolph Scott

Released: 1962

Directed by: Sam 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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Lee Marvin, Gail Russell, Randolph Scott

Released: 1956

Directed by: Budd 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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Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins

Released: 1960

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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James Coburn, Lee Van Cleef, Randolph Scott

Released: 1959

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott, Richard Boone

Released: 1957

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, L. Q. Jones

Released: 1958

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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Robert Young, John Carradine, Randolph Scott

Released: 1941

Directed by: Fritz 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 ...more
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Lee Marvin, Donna Reed, Randolph Scott

Released: 1952

Directed by: Roy 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 ...more
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Randolph Scott, Richard Deacon, Noah Beery

Released: 1957

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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Joan Leslie, Randolph Scott, Cameron Mitchell

Released: 1951

Directed by: André de Toth

Man in the Saddle is a 1951 film directed by André De Toth.
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Randolph Scott, Francis McDonald, Heinie Conklin

Released: 1951

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Santa Fe is a 1951 Technicolor western film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Randolph Scott. The film is based on the novel Santa Fe by James Vance Marshall.
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Raymond Massey, Randolph Scott, George Cleveland

Released: 1952

Directed by: André 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 ...more
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Lloyd Bridges, Randolph Scott, Alan Hale

Released: 1950

Directed by: Edwin 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 ...more
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Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Claire Trevor

Released: 1953

Directed by: André de Toth

The Stranger Wore a Gun is a 1953 film directed by Randolph Scott and Claire Trevor.
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Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Peggie Castle

Released: 1955

Directed by: Lesley 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, ...more
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The Cariboo Trail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Randolph Scott Movies
The Cariboo Trail Randolph Scott

Released: 1950

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

The Cariboo Trail is a 1950 film directed by Edwin L. Marin. It stars Randolph Scott and George 'Gabby' Hayes.
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Randolph Scott, Heather Angel, Henry Wilcoxon

Released: 1936

Directed by: George 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 ...more
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Badman's Territory is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Randolph Scott Movies
Badman's Territory Ben Johnson, Randolph Scott, George "Gabby" Hayes

Released: 1946

Directed by: Tim Whelan

Badman's Territory is a film directed by Tim Whelan released on Apr 1, 1946.
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Robert Ryan, Randolph Scott, Anne Jeffreys

Released: 1948

Directed by: Ray Enright

Return of the Bad Men is a film directed by Ray Enright released on July 17, 1948.
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Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Randolph Scott

Released: 1940

Directed by: Michael 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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Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

Released: 1940

Directed by: Garson 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 ...more
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Ten Wanted Men Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Leo Gordon

Released: 1955

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Ten Wanted Men is a film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone released on February 1, 1955.
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John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott

Released: 1942

Directed by: Ray 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 ...more

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Riding Shotgun Randolph Scott, Wayne Morris, Joan Weldon

Released: 1954

Directed by: André de Toth

Riding Shotgun is a 1954 film directed by Andre De Toth.
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Rhonda Fleming, Lloyd Bridges, Edgar Buchanan

Released: 1946

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Abilene Town is a 1946 western film directed by Edwin L. Marin. The film stars Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Lloyd Bridges, Rhonda Fleming, and Edgar Buchanan. The movie is set in the Old West ...more