Best Western Movies of 1920

1.

The Mark of Zorro

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Don Diego Vega pretends to be an indolent fop as a cover for his true identity, the masked avenger Zorro.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Marguerite De La Motte, Robert McKim, George Periolat, Walt Whitman, Sidney De Gray, Tote Du Crow ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1920-12-05
Best Western Movies of 1920 : An Eastern Westerner
2.

An Eastern Westerner

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A young man in New York has exasperated his father because of his constant carousing and irresponsibility, so his father sends him to his uncle's ranch in the west. The young man arrives in the town of Piute Pass, which is being terrorized by Tiger Lip Tompkins and his gang, the Masked Angels. The Easterner befriends a young woman whose father is being held captive by Tompkins, and he decides to help her.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, James T. Kelley, Sammy Brooks, Mark Jones, Wallace Howe ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1920-05-02
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Just Pals
3.

Just Pals

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Bim (Buck Jones) seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill (George Stone) under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary (Helen Ferguson), whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by shifty boyfriend (William Buckley), it becomes evident that Bim can reform. As the plot in this captivating film twist and turns, the stakes get higher, the action gets more intense and hope for Bim bounds upward.

Starring: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, George Stone, Duke R. Lee, William Buckley, Eunice Murdock Moore, Bert Appling, Edwin B. Tilton, Slim Padgett, John B. Cooke ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1920-10-21
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Round-Up
4.

The Round-Up

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

The adventures of a lovesick sheriff.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Julienne Scott, Irving Cummings, Tom Forman, Jean Acker, Edward P. Sullivan, Wallace Beery, Guy Oliver, Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: George Melford
Release date: 1920-10-10
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Toll Gate
5.

The Toll Gate

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Outlaw Black Deering leads a band of desperadoes, but decides to give up the bandit life. Agreeing to go on one last job with his gang, he is captured when his henchman Jordan betrays the gang for the reward. Deering escapes and determines to avenge himself on Jordan.

Starring: William S. Hart, Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Singleton, Jack Richardson, Richard Headrick, Bill Patton, Leo Willis, Fritz the Horse ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1920-04-15
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Daughter of Dawn
6.

The Daughter of Dawn

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

The Daughter of Dawn is a silent Western, and one of the few films of the silent era to have an entirely Native American cast. It tells the story of a Kiowa woman and her lover, his feats of bravery, and their trials at the hands of a jealous rival and Comanche warriors. Completed in 1920, it was only shown a few times before being considered lost. Five reels of the movie were found in 2005, and restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society in 2012.

Starring: Esther LeBarre, White Parker, Wanada Parker, Hunting Horse, Belo Cozad, Oscar Yellow Wolf, Jack Sankadota, Alice Apekum, Ella Apekum, Old Lady Sunrise ..
Directed by: Norbert A. Myles
Release date: 1920-10-10
Best Western Movies of 1920 : A Moonshine Feud
7.

A Moonshine Feud

1.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A young woman and her brothers go up against a gang of moonshiners.

Starring: Texas Guinan, Pat Hartigan, Hal Ferner ..
Directed by: Jay Hunt
Release date: 1920-06-01
8.

Masked

1.6
7.7/10 IMDB

The "Black Hound" band of desperadoes abduct a candidate for governor and demand a heavy ransom for him, but the hero and the girl lead a successful rescue party.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Virginia Brown Faire, Dan Crimmins, Nelson McDowell, Jim Corey, Tom London ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1920-05-15
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Sand
9.

Sand

1.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Railroad station agent Dan Kurrie is fired from his job by his rival in love, Joseph Garber. Believed false by the girl he loves, Margaret , Kurrie must prove himself by unmasking a gang of bandits preying on the trains.

Starring: William S. Hart, Mary Thurman, G. Raymond Nye, Patricia Palmer, Bill Patton, S.J. Bingham, Fritz the Horse ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1920-06-19
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Drag Harlan
10.

Drag Harlan

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

William Farnum is Drag Harlan, a tough cowboy vigilante. After learning about a gold mine from a dying man, he seeks his daughter (Jackie Saunders) as well as the gold. He falls in love with her, but the same gang that shot the old man is after the gold.

Starring: William Farnum, Jackie Saunders, Arthur Millett, G. Raymond Nye, Herschel Mayall, Frank Thorwald, Kewpie Morgan, Al Fremont, Earl Crain ..
Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards
Release date: 1920-10-24
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Testing Block
11.

The Testing Block

1.5
6.8/10 IMDB

The tough outlaw 'Sierra' Bill falls in love with the traveling girl violinist Nelly Gray. Sierra forces her into marrying him. They have a child, but family life is interrupted by the gambler Ringe, who not only persuades Nelly to leave her husband but ruins Sierra at the gaming table. With thoughts of vengeance, the angry Sierra breaks out of jail and goes after Ringe.

Starring: William S. Hart, Eva Novak, J. Gordon Russell, Florence Carpenter, Richard Headrick, Ira McFadden ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1920-12-26
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Bullet Proof
12.

Bullet Proof

1.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Pierre Winton promises to avenge his father's killing at the hands of McGuirk, the bandit. While hunting for McGuirk, Pierre comes upon Mary Brown who has been badly injured in a rock slide. They fall in love, but while attempting to rescue Mary, Pierre is trapped and rendered unconscious in another rock slide. Saved by Jim Boone's band of outlaws, Pierre joins the gang, and Boone's daughter Jackie falls in love with him, but, Pierre still loves Mary, from whom he has been separated.

Starring: Harry Carey, William Ryno, Fred Gamble, Kathleen O'Connor, J. Farrell MacDonald, Beatrice Burnham, Robert McKenzie, Joe Harris, C.E. Anderson, Charles Le Moyne ..
Directed by: Lynn Reynolds
Release date: 1920-05-03
Best Western Movies of 1920 : A Tray Full of Trouble
13.

A Tray Full of Trouble

1.3
4.4/10 IMDB

Snooky the chimp as a wild west hero.

Starring: Snooky ..
Directed by: William Campbell
Release date: 1920-10-03
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Hitchin' Posts
14.

Hitchin' Posts

1.1
4.5/10 IMDB

Jefferson Todd and Louis Castiga, brothers-in-law, come to blows on a Mississippi River steamer when Todd discovers Castiga's presence there with a woman.

Starring: Frank Mayo, Beatrice Burnham, C.E. Anderson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Duke R. Lee, Matthew Biddulph, Mark Fenton, Dagmar Godowsky, Joe Harris ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1920-09-13
15.

Superstition

1.1
6.0/10 IMDB

The hero is affected in his daily life by petty superstitious fears, which gives the heroine an idea he is cowardly. She returns his ring, but later events prove his real mettle and she is glad when a reconciliation comes.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Charles Newton, Jim Corey, Dorothy Wood, Betty Keller ..
Directed by: Edward Laemmle
Release date: 1920-12-04
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Unknown Ranger
16.

The Unknown Ranger

1.1
4.4/10 IMDB

A man named Chandler, claiming to be a novelist in search of local color, arrives at a town near the Mexican border, where he makes advances toward Jo, a girl living a solitary life on a desert ranch. Manning, a cowboy, suspects Chandler's motives, and his suspicions are strengthened when Chandler is caught cheating at cards. Following a gang of Mexicans to their mountain retreat, Manning learns that Chandler and the Mexicans are smuggling opium across the border. Two gang members are killed in the ensuing fight, but Chandler, wounded by Manning after a chase on the cliffs, escapes to Jo's home, where he denounces Manning as a smuggler. Manning arrives and dispels Jo's misgivings about him by revealing that he is a Texas Ranger, sworn to secrecy.

Starring: Rex Ray, Ben Hill, Marie Newall ..
Directed by: Harris Gordon
Release date: 1920-06-20
Best Western Movies of 1920 : 'If Only' Jim
17.

'If Only' Jim

0.9
3.3/10 IMDB

Gold miner Jim Golden is in love with Miss Dot, the local postmistress, but he has a reputation for being somewhat lazy and shiftless. One day he finds a baby that had been abandoned by local Indians, adopts it, and begins to work his claim again. Parky, a local thief and swindler, finds out that Jim has finally struck gold, and schemes to trick Jim out of his claim and kidnap Miss Dot while he's at it.

Starring: Harry Carey, Carol Holloway, Ruth Royce, Duke R. Lee, Roy Coulson, Charles Brinley, George Bunny, Joseph Hazelton, Minnie Devereaux, Thomas Smith ..
Directed by: Jacques Jaccard
Release date: 1920-07-01
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Blue Streak McCoy
18.

Blue Streak McCoy

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Ranger Job "Blue Streak" McCoy helps a miner and his pretty young daughter who are trying to protect their valuable mine from a gang leader who wants to take it.

Starring: Harry Carey, Lila Leslie, Charles Arling, B. Reeves Eason Jr., Ruth Fuller Golden, Ray Ripley, Charles Le Moyne, Ruth Royce, Ben Alexander ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1920-08-23
19.

The Fightin' Terror

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Fightin' Terror is a 1920 silent Western.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Yvette Mitchell, Jim Corey, Mark Fenton, George Rand, Harry Tenbrook ..
Directed by: Hoot Gibson
Release date: 1920-06-19
Best Western Movies of 1920 : West Is Best
20.

West Is Best

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Josephine is called to her Western home from an Eastern college and brings a party of girls with her, accompanied by one man.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Josephine Hill, Frank Lloyd, Ah Wing, H.H. Pattee, Harry Schumm, C.E. Anderson ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1920-01-17
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Hair Trigger Stuff
21.

Hair Trigger Stuff

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Hair Trigger Stuff is a 1920 silent Western.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Mildred Moore, George Field, Beatrice Dominguez, Tote Du Crow, Charles Newton, Andrew Waldron ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1920-03-05
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Roarin' Dan
22.

Roarin' Dan

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The girl is a school teacher in a cattle town, the hero a rather wild cowboy of good intentions but addicted to gambling. The girl saves him from a false accusation of robbery and this awakens his better instincts.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Ethel Shannon, Leo Pattee, Mrs. Kruge ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1920-01-24
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Runnin' Straight
23.

Runnin' Straight

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A young slum-reared fellow makes good with a man who befriends him and then sacrifices his good name to save the latter's son.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Virginia Brown Faire, Ted Brooks, L.M. Wells, C.E. Anderson, Rhea Haines ..
Directed by: Arthur J. Flaven
Release date: 1920-03-13
24.

A Gamblin' Fool

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A man unconsciously borrows a bandit's yellow slicker and is temporarily under suspicion as a result.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey, Harry Jackson, Chick Morrison ..
Directed by: Leo D. Maloney
Release date: 1920-10-02
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Held Up for the Makin's
25.

Held Up for the Makin's

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Showing the difficulties that could occur if smoking is prohibited.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Mildred Moore, George Field ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1920-03-20
Best Western Movies of 1920 : A Woman's Vengeance
26.

A Woman's Vengeance

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A young girl has to prove her skillness with the gun against a gang outlaws, revealing herself as the real heroine of a Western town.

Starring: Fritzi Ridgeway, Bob Burns, T.C. Jack ..
Directed by: Harry Moody
Release date: 1920-09-04
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Texas Kid
27.

The Texas Kid

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Texas Kid is a 1920 silent Western.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Mildred Moore, B. Reeves Eason Jr., Jim Corey, George Field, Tom London ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1920-04-17
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Pinto
28.

Pinto

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

When Pinto reaches her eighteenth birthday, the five wealthy Arizonans who adopted her upon the death of her parents decide that ranch life will never make a lady of her. Their old friend Pop Audry, formerly of Arizona and now a member of New York society, agrees to provide Pinto with the necessary education. Accordingly, Pinto and her cowboy nursemaid Looey are dispatched to New York where they lose Audry's address. ...

Starring: Mabel Normand, Cullen Landis, Edward Jobson, Edythe Chapman, George Nichols, William Elmer, Hallam Cooley, John Burton ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1920-01-10
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Sheriff's Oath
29.

The Sheriff's Oath

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Sheriff's Oath is a 1920 silent western.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Josephine Hill, Arthur Mackley, Martha Mattox, James O'Neill, J. Herbert Frank, William Harrison ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1920-02-28
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Something New
30.

Something New

0.0
5.8/10 IMDB

A young woman visiting in Mexico is kidnapped by a gang of bandits, who drag her through the rugged wilderness to their hideout. She manages to leave word for her friend Bill, who knows the country well. But when Bill cannot find a horse, his only available form of transportation is his roadster. Nevertheless, he is determined to come to her rescue, even though it means trying to drive the car across miles of rocky, broken terrain.

Starring: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle, L.M. Wells, Merrill McCormick ..
Directed by: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle
Release date: 1920-10-01
31.

Dangerous Trails

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Dangerous Trails is a silent Western

Starring: Rex Ray, Ben Hill, Marie Newall, Lucille Bond, George Holt ..
Release date: 1920-07-01
32.

The Stranger

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A stranger rides into a little town on his white horse, where he finds plenty of excitement and a love affair awaiting him.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood ..
Release date: 1920-12-04
33.

Wolf Tracks

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Wolf Tracks is a 1920 silent Western

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Thelma Percy, Tom London, Jim Corey, Charles Newton ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1920-05-07
34.

The Brand Blotter

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Brand Blotter is a 1920 silent Western.

Starring: Hoot Gibson ..
Release date: 1920-12-06
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Thieves' Clothes
35.

Thieves' Clothes

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A ranchman sets fire to his trousers with a cigarette. In the morning the hotel attendant furnishes him with a pair borrowed from a cattle rustler. A note in one of the pockets gets the hero into trouble, but he clears himself and wins the girl of his choice.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Alma Bennett ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1920-05-22
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Fight It Out
36.

Fight It Out

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Cowpoke Sandy Adams overhears a plot to frame rancher Duncan McKenna for a rash of cattle rustlings and methodically turns the members of the gang against each other.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Charles Newton, Jim Corey, Dorothy Wood, Ben Corbett ..
Directed by: Albert Russell
Release date: 1920-12-11
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Man With The Punch
37.

The Man With The Punch

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The inaptly named Peace City is held in a grip of fear by the corrupt Sheriff Sellers. The benevolent, black-hatted 'Stranger,' who unexpectedly arrives in town, is in actuality an undercover Texas Ranger determined to restore law and order.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Jim Corey, Charles Newton, Dorothy Wood, Ben Corbett ..
Directed by: Edward Laemmle
Release date: 1920-12-18
38.

The Grinning Granger

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Grinning Granger is a 1920 Western short

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Kansas Moehring, Jim Corey ..
Directed by: Leo D. Maloney
Release date: 1920-10-09
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Broncho Kid
39.

The Broncho Kid

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A young rancher rides away on a half-broken broncho. He is suspected of horse stealing and pursued, but retrieves his good name by saving a kidnapped girl and recovering stolen express funds.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Yvette Mitchell, Dudley Hendricks, Jim Corey ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1920-06-05
Best Western Movies of 1920 : One Law for All
40.

One Law for All

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The making of an American out of a resident of some other country.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey, Leo D. Maloney ..
Directed by: Leo D. Maloney
Release date: 1920-10-16
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Shootin' Kid
41.

The Shootin' Kid

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Shootin' Kid is a 1920 silent Western short

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Jim Corey, Lucille Rubey ..
Directed by: Hoot Gibson
Release date: 1920-07-01
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Smilin' Kid
42.

The Smilin' Kid

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Smilin' Kid is a 1920 silent Western short.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Lucille Rubey, Mary Royce, Jim Corey ..
Directed by: Hoot Gibson
Release date: 1920-08-21
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Champion Liar
43.

The Champion Liar

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A breezy young Westerner loves to talk and tells some "whoppers" for humorous purposes. This get him into trouble with his girl, but he wins her back after she has tried vainly to fall in love with an honest but less entertaining fellow.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Jim Corey, Dorothy Wood, Andrew Waldron, Jack Walters, Ida Tenbrook ..
Directed by: Hoot Gibson
Release date: 1920-09-11
44.

The Big Catch

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Big Catch is a 1920 silent Western

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey, Harry Jackson, Chick Morrison, Ida Tenbrook ..
Directed by: Leo D. Maloney
Release date: 1920-09-25
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Overland Red
45.

Overland Red

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Overland Red, a tramp prospector, and Collie, the boy he has befriended, stumble across an aged miner in the last stages of starvation, whose pockets reveal the map of a secret mine and a bag of gold dust.

Starring: Harry Carey, Charles Le Moyne, Harold Goodwin, Vola Vale, David B. Gally, C.E. Anderson, Joe Harris, J. Morris Foster ..
Directed by: Lynn Reynolds
Release date: 1920-03-22
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The White Squaw
46.

The White Squaw

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A stranger (Leo Willis) turns out to be a revenue agent and Texas' brother, Tom, turns him out. But when a gang of moonshiners captures the stranger, Texas takes matters into her own hands. There is a climactic shootout between the moonshiners and the "revenoo" agents, during which Texas is wounded. When the smoke settles, the agent proposes to his guardian angel and she accepts.

Starring: Texas Guinan, Charles Brinley, Pat Hartigan ..
Directed by: Jay Hunt
Release date: 1920-05-20
47.

The Two-Fisted Lover

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The hero befriends a young school teacher, who adopts a child at his suggestion. The real father of the child, who neglected its mother and allowed her to die, tries to make the teacher believe the hero is its father, which brings about an interesting complication.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey, Charles Newton, Walter Crowley, Katherine Bates, Nancy Caswell ..
Directed by: Edward Laemmle
Release date: 1920-11-20
Best Western Movies of 1920 : The Shootin' Fool
48.

The Shootin' Fool

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0.0/10 IMDB

The Shootin' Fool sometimes known as Some Shooter is a 1920 silent Western short.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey, James Gibson ..
Directed by: Hoot Gibson
Release date: 1920-10-23
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Cupid the Cowpuncher
49.

Cupid the Cowpuncher

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Alec Lloyd, the foreman of the Sewell ranch, is nicknamed "Cupid" because of his propensity for matchmaking. When Macie Sewell returns from boarding school, Cupid himself falls victim to love, but Macie has aspirations to go to New York and become an opera singer, and so ignores his advances. However, Leroy Simpson, a poor doctor who is enamored of Macie's father's money, encourages her ambitions....

Starring: Will Rogers, Helene Chadwick, Andrew Robson, Lloyd Whitlock, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Tex Parker, Roy Laidlaw, Catherine Wallace, Nelson McDowell, Cordelia Callahan ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1920-07-25
Best Western Movies of 1920 : Cinders
50.

Cinders

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0.0/10 IMDB

A cowboy's flirtations with a lady on a passing train get him into trouble with his sweetheart.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Dorothy Wood, Jim Corey ..
Directed by: Edward Laemmle
Release date: 1920-11-06

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