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The Searchers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Searchers John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Vera Miles The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian Wars, and starring John Wayne as ...more

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Rio Bravo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Rio Bravo John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson Rio Bravo is a 1959 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, and Ward Bond. Written by ...more

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valan... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance John Wayne, James Stewart, Lee Marvin The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a 1962 American Western film directed by John Ford starring James Stewart and John Wayne. The black-and-white film was released by Paramount Pictures. The ...more

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
True Grit John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn; Wayne won his only ...more

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The Quiet Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Quiet Man John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald The Quiet Man is a 1952 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford. It stars John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen. The screenplay by Frank ...more

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The Shootist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Shootist John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, James Stewart The Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his final film role, about a dying gunfighter who spends his last days looking for a way to die with the ...more

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El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
El Dorado John Wayne, James Caan, Robert Mitchum El Dorado is a 1966 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Robert Mitchum. Written by Leigh Brackett and loosely based on the novel The Stars in ...more

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Red River is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Red River John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters Red River is a 1948 Western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas ...more

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Big Jake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Big Jake John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Harry Carey Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink, produced by Michael Wayne, edited by Harry Gerstad, starring John Wayne, Richard Boone ...more

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Stagecoach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Stagecoach John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor Stagecoach is a 1939 American Western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne in his breakthrough role. The screenplay, written by Dudley Nichols, is an adaptation of ...more

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is a 1949 Technicolor Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The academy award winning film was the second of Ford's Cavalry trilogy films. With a ...more

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Hondo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Hondo John Wayne, James Arness, Geraldine Page Hondo is a 1953 Warnercolor 3D Western film starring John Wayne and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay is based on the July 5, 1952 Collier's short story "The Gift of Cochise" by ...more

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McLintock! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
McLintock! John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne, with co-stars including Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, and Wayne's son Patrick Wayne. The film, ...more

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Sands of Iwo Jima is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Sands of Iwo Jima John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Richard Jaeckel Sands of Iwo Jima is a 1949 war film starring John Wayne that follows a group of United States Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The movie also features John ...more

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The Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Cowboys John Wayne, Bruce Dern, Slim Pickens The Cowboys is a 1972 Western motion picture starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim Pickens, Colleen Dewhurst and Bruce Dern. Robert Carradine made his film debut with fellow child actor ...more

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The Sons of Katie Elder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Sons of Katie Elder John Wayne, Dean Martin, Dennis Hopper The Sons of Katie Elder is a 1965 Technicolor Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring John Wayne and Dean Martin. The movie was filmed principally in Mexico. The film Four Brothers ...more

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Rio Grande is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Rio Grande John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson Rio Grande is a 1950 Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. The picture is the third installment of Ford's "cavalry trilogy," following two RKO ...more

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The Alamo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Alamo John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Frankie Avalon The Alamo is a 1960 American historical epic film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo produced and directed by John Wayne and starring Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard ...more

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Fort Apache is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Fort Apache Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond Fort Apache is a 1948 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Henry Fonda. The film was the first of the director's "cavalry trilogy" and was followed ...more

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They Were Expendable is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
They Were Expendable John Wayne, Donna Reed, Robert Montgomery They Were Expendable is a 1945 American war film directed by John Ford and starring Robert Montgomery and John Wayne and featuring Donna Reed. The film is based on the book by William L. White, ...more

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The Longest Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton The Longest Day is a 1962 war film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film was ...more

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Chisum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Chisum John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Forrest Tucker Chisum is a 1970 Warner Bros. Technicolor Western film starring John Wayne. The large cast also includes Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett, Geoffrey Deuel, Andrew ...more

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The Horse Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Horse Soldiers John Wayne, William Holden, Althea Gibson The Horse Soldiers is a 1959 film set during the American Civil War. It was directed by John Ford and starred John Wayne, William Holden and Constance Towers. John Lee Mahin and Martin Rackin ...more

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The Comancheros is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Comancheros John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jack Elam The Comancheros is a 1961 Western Deluxe CinemaScope color film directed by Michael Curtiz, based on a 1952 novel of the same name by Paul Wellman, and starring John Wayne and Stuart Whitman. ...more

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The Green Berets is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Green Berets John Wayne, George Takei, Vera Miles The Green Berets is a 1968 American war film set in Vietnam, featuring John Wayne, George Takei, David Janssen, Jim Hutton and Aldo Ray, nominally based on the eponymous 1965 book by Robin ...more

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The War Wagon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The War Wagon Sean Connery, John Wayne, Donald Sutherland The War Wagon is a 1967 Western film starring John Wayne and Kirk Douglas, released by Universal Pictures, directed by Burt Kennedy, produced by Marvin Schwartz and adapted by Clair Huffaker ...more

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North to Alaska is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
North to Alaska John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Fabian North to Alaska is a 1960 comedic Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and John Wayne. The picture stars Wayne along with Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian, and Capucine. The script is ...more

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Hatari! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Hatari! John Wayne, Red Buttons, Hardy Krüger Hatari! is a 1962 American action/adventure romantic drama film directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne. It portrays a group of professional wildlife catchers in Africa. The film ...more

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Rio Lobo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
ocmusic added Rio Lobo John Wayne, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam Rio Lobo is a 1970 American Western film starring John Wayne. The film was the last film directed by Howard Hawks, from a script by Leigh Brackett. The film was shot in Technicolor with a ...more

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The Undefeated is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Undefeated John Wayne, Merlin Olsen, Rock Hudson The Undefeated is a 1969 American Western film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and John Wayne and starring John Wayne and Rock Hudson. The film portrays events surrounding the French Intervention ...more

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The Fighting Seabees is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Fighting Seabees John Wayne, Susan Hayward, William Frawley The Fighting Seabees is a 1944 war film starring John Wayne and Susan Hayward. The picture portrays a heavily fictionalized account of the dilemma that led to the creation of the U.S. Navy's ...more

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Back to Bataan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Back to Bataan John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Paul Fix Back to Bataan is a 1945 World War II war film, directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring John Wayne and Anthony Quinn. It depicts events that took place after the Battle of Bataan on the island ...more

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Flying Leathernecks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Flying Leathernecks John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Milburn Stone Flying Leathernecks is a 1951 action war film directed by Nicholas Ray, produced by Edmund Grainger, and starring John Wayne and Robert Ryan. The movie details the exploits and personal battles ...more

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Angel and the Badman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
mark.f.piggott added Angel and the Badman John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot. The film is about an injured ...more

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Hellfighters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Hellfighters John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Vera Miles Hellfighters is a 1968 American film starring John Wayne and featuring Katharine Ross, Bruce Cabot, Jim Hutton, Jay C. Flippen and Vera Miles. The film, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, is about ...more

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Operation Pacific is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
SkrikerPhookah added Operation Pacific John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond Operation Pacific is a 1951 World War II submarine film starring John Wayne and Patricia Neal, featuring Ward Bond and Philip Carey and directed by George Waggner. The technical advisor for this ...more

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The Fighting Kentuckian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Fighting Kentuckian John Wayne, Oliver Hardy, Vera Ralston The Fighting Kentuckian is an American comedy action film starring John Wayne and Oliver Hardy. The movie was written and directed by George Waggner and made by Republic Pictures.

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How the West Was Won is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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The Wings of Eagles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Wings of Eagles John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond The Wings of Eagles is a 1957 Metrocolor film starring John Wayne, based on the true story of Frank "Spig" Wead and the history of U.S. Naval aviation from its inception through World ...more

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Dakota is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
Dakota John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond Dakota is a 1945 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring John Wayne and Walter Brennan. The supporting cast features Ward Bond and Mike Mazurki. Wayne stars as John Devlin, ...more

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The Star Packer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best John Wayne Movies
The Star Packer John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, Yakima Canutt The Star Packer is a 1934 Western film directed by Robert N. Bradbury and starring John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, Yakima Canutt, and Verna Hillie.