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List of Western movies/films with performances by Rock Hudson, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Rock Hudson Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Rock Hudson Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Rock Hudson has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

This list is made up of movies like Bend of the River and The Undefeated.

This list answers the questions, "What Western movies has Rock Hudson been in?" and "What are the best Rock Hudson Western roles?"

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Bend of the River is a 1952 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams, and Rock Hudson. Based on the 1952 novel Bend of the Snake by Bill Gulick, the film is about a tough cowboy who risks his life to deliver confiscated supplies to homesteaders after gold is discovered in the region. Bend of the River was filmed on location in Sandy River, Mount Hood and Timberline, Oregon. This is the second Western film collaboration between Anthony Mann and James Stewart. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Harry Morgan, Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams, + more

Initial Release: 1952

Directed by: Anthony Mann

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#9 on The Best 50s Western Movies

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Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean and features Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor, Elsa Cardenas and Earl Holliman. Giant was the last of James Dean's three films as a leading actor, and earned him his second and last Academy Award nomination – he was killed in a car accident before the film was released. Nick Adams was called in to do some voice dubbing for Dean's role. In 2005, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper, Rock Hudson, Rod Taylor, + more

Initial Release: 1956

Directed by: George Stevens

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#90 on Movies That Should Never Be Remade

#53 on The Best 50s Western Movies

#16 on The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1950s

#50 on The Best Movies That Are Super Long

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Gun Fury is a 1953 3-D western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Rock Hudson and Donna Reed, with major supporting roles for Philip Carey and Leo Gordon. The film is based on the novel Ten Against Caesar by Kathleen B. George and Robert A. Granger. The supporting cast includes Lee Marvin and Neville Brand. It was filmed in the Red Rocks area of Sedona, Arizona. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Rock Hudson, Lee Marvin, Donna Reed, Leo Gordon, Neville Brand, + more

Initial Release: 1953

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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Horizons West is a 1952 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Robert Ryan. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Rock Hudson, Raymond Burr, James Arness, Robert Ryan, Dennis Weaver, + more

Initial Release: 1952

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

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