Best Western Movies of 1930


The Big Trail

7.1/10 IMDB

Young scout Breck Coleman leads a wagon train along the dangerous trail to Oregon as he tries to get the affection of the beautiful pioneer Ruth Cameron and plans his revenge on the harsh scoundrels who murdered a friend of his in the past.

Starring: John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel, Tully Marshall, Tyrone Power Sr., David Rollins, Frederick Burton, Ian Keith, Charles Stevens, Louise Carver ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Spoilers

The Spoilers

7.2/10 IMDB

On a voyage to Nome, Roy Glenister, one of the several owners of a rich mine, The Midas, is captivated by Helen Chester, while he both fascinates and disquiets her by his primitive nature. He arrives to find his partners, Slapjack Simms and Joe Dextry, befuddled by a trio of no-gooders: Voorhees, the U. S. marshal, Judge Stillman, and McNamara, a politician. Their racket is to cloud title to the various mine claims, eject the miners, and make McNamara owner of the disputed properties.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Kay Johnson, Betty Compson, William 'Stage' Boyd, Harry Green, Slim Summerville ..
Directed by: Edwin Carewe
Release date: 1930-09-20
Best Western Movies of 1930 : River's End

River's End

5.7/10 IMDB

Sgt. Conniston and his alcoholic guide O'Toole are on the trail of an escaped murderer named Keith. When they catch up with him in the farthest reaches of Northern Canada, Keith turns out to be a dead ringer for Conniston. On the way back, the sled overturns, Keith grabs the gun and leaves them to die in the snow. After second thoughts he comes back and brings them to safety at an RCMP emergency cabin. Conniston dies of a frozen lung.

Starring: Charles Bickford, Evalyn Knapp, J. Farrell MacDonald, Zasu Pitts, Walter McGrail, David Torrence, Frank Coghlan Jr., Tom Santschi, Alice Belcher, Lionel Belmore ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Cactus Kid

The Cactus Kid

6.3/10 IMDB

Mickey walks into the tavern where Minnie is dancing, and begins to dance and play piano himself. Pegleg Pete comes in and treats Minnie badly. Mickey tries to defend her, but Pete steals her away. Mickey, riding Horace Horsecollar, gives chase. He manages to throw Pete off a cliff.

Starring: Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1930-04-11
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Texan

The Texan

6.4/10 IMDB

Outlaw Llano Kid poses as a rich Mexican widow's son and falls in love with a cousin.

Starring: Fay Wray, Gary Cooper, Emma Dunn, Oscar Apfel, James A. Marcus, Donald Reed, Soledad Jiménez, Veda Buckland, César Vanoni, Ed Brady ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1930-05-10
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Way Out West

Way Out West

5.8/10 IMDB

Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, the pretty owner of the ranch, but runs afoul of foreman Steve, who also loves Molly.

Starring: William Haines, Leila Hyams, Polly Moran, Cliff Edwards, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Vera Marshe, Charles Middleton, Jack Pennick, Buddy Roosevelt, Jay Wilsey ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1930-08-02
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Arizona Kid

The Arizona Kid

5.9/10 IMDB

The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompanied by presumably her brother, Dick Hoyt (Theodore von Eltz), actually her husband. The Kid's mine is raided and two of his friends are killed and he learns that Dick and Virginia are the culprits...

Starring: Warner Baxter, Carole Lombard, Theodore von Eltz, Hank Mann, Mona Maris, Wilfred Lucas, James Gibson, Larry McGrath, Jack Herrick, Walter P. Lewis ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1930-03-23
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Lash

The Lash

5.3/10 IMDB

A nobleman returns home to Southern California after the Mexican American War to find his people mistreated by unscrupulous Americans.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Mary Astor, Marian Nixon, Fred Kohler, James Rennie, Robert Edeson, Erville Alderson, Barbara Bedford, Arthur Stone, Xavier Cugat ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1930-12-14
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Men of the North

Men of the North

5.2/10 IMDB

Part of a gold shipment has been stolen and the Sergeant suspects Louis LeBey. When Louis is attracted to newly arrived Nedra Ruskin, Woolie-Woolie becomes jealous and tells the Sergeant where Louis hid the gold. First Louis rescues the Sergeant whose dog team crashes chasing him and then he saves Nedra from an avalanche. When he returns the injured Nedra to the settlement, the Sergeant takes him prisoner.

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Barbara Leonard, Arnold Korff, Robert Elliott, George Davis, Nina Quartero, Dorothy DeBorba, Helmut Gorin, Frank Lackteen, Margaret Mann ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1930-09-27
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Indians Are Coming

The Indians Are Coming

5.6/10 IMDB

Jack Manning (Tim McCoy) arrives in a midwestern town from Gold Creek in Califonia. He brings a message from Goerge Woods (Francis Ford) to his brother Tom Woods (Francis Ford), in a dual role, and niece Mary (Allene Ray, informing them he has struck gold and asking them to join him in California via a wagon train. Jack and Mary fall in love to the great displeasure of Rance Carter (Wilbur McGaugh) who has a yen for Mary himself. Jack and Mary not only have to be wary of Carter's crooked ways and machinations, but also of Indian uprisings, caused by Carter.

Starring: Tim McCoy, Allene Ray, Edmund Cobb, Francis Ford, Wilbur McGaugh, Bud Osborne, Charles F. Royal, Dynamite the Dog ..
Directed by: Henry McRae
Release date: 1930-10-09
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

6.0/10 IMDB

Billy, after shooting down land baron William Donovan's henchmen for killing Billy's boss, is hunted down and captured by his friend, Sheriff Pat Garrett. He escapes and is on his way to Mexico when Garrett, recapturing him, must decide whether to bring him in or to let him go.

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Wallace Beery, Kay Johnson, Karl Dane, Wyndham Standing, Russell Simpson, Blanche Friderici, Roscoe Ates, Warner Richmond, James A. Marcus ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1930-10-18
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Land of Missing Men

The Land of Missing Men

5.9/10 IMDB

Steve O'Neil robs the stage and kidnaps Nita to keep Lopez from doing the same. Then he and Buckshot head for Lopez's hideout for a showdown. The townspeople head after them not knowing what they will find.

Starring: Bob Steele, Al St. John, Eddie Dunn, Caryl Lincoln, Al J. Jennings, Fern Emmett, Emilio Fernández, Noah Hendricks, C.R. Dufau ..
Directed by: John P. McCarthy
Release date: 1930-10-14
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Storm

The Storm

4.9/10 IMDB

Burr and Dave, two close friends who have backed each other up in countless difficulties, are torn apart by the arrival of a woman, Manette, who becomes stranded with them in their cabin during a raging blizzard.

Starring: Lupe Vélez, Paul Cavanagh, William 'Stage' Boyd, Alphonse Ethier, Ernie Adams, Erin La Bissoniere, Tom London ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1930-08-17
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Under Texas Skies

Under Texas Skies

5.5/10 IMDB

Three cowboys try to stop a crook from defrauding an orphan girl out of her money.

Starring: Bob Custer, Natalie Kingston, Bill Cody, Tom London, Lane Chandler, Bob Roper, William McCall, Joe Smith Marba, Ted Adams, Cliff Lyons ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1930-11-15
Best Western Movies of 1930 : On the Border

On the Border

7.0/10 IMDB

A Mexico/United States border patrol officer is aided by his police dog, Rinty.

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Armida, John Litel, Philo McCullough, Bruce Covington, Walter Miller, William Irving ..
Directed by: William C. McGann
Release date: 1930-03-14
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Rough Romance

Rough Romance

5.6/10 IMDB

Love and logging in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon.

Starring: George O’Brien, Helen Chandler, Antonio Moreno, Roy Stewart, Harry Cording, David Hartford, Eddie Borden, Noel Francis, Frank Lanning, John Wayne ..
Directed by: A.F. Erickson
Release date: 1930-06-15
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Last of the Duanes

The Last of the Duanes

5.4/10 IMDB

Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.

Starring: George O’Brien, Lucile Browne, Myrna Loy, Walter McGrail, Clara Blandick, Natalie Kingston, Lloyd Ingraham, Nat Pendleton, Willard Robertson, Ed Brady ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1930-08-31
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Mounted Stranger

The Mounted Stranger

7.5/10 IMDB

A boy's father is murdered. As an adult, he tracks down the killers.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Buddy Hunter, Milton Brown, Fred Burns, Jim Corey, Francis Ford, Walter Patterson, Francelia Billington, Louise Lorraine ..
Directed by: Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1930-02-08
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Oklahoma Cyclone

The Oklahoma Cyclone

3.7/10 IMDB

A cowboy looking for his missing father, poses as an outlaw and joins the gang he thinks is responsible.

Starring: Bob Steele, Rita Rey, Al St. John, Charles King, Slim Whitaker, Cliff Lyons, N.E. Hendrix, Hector V. Sarno ..
Directed by: John P. McCarthy
Release date: 1930-08-08
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Bad Man

The Bad Man

6.9/10 IMDB

Film version of a play about a Mexican bandit.

Starring: Walter Huston, Dorothy Revier, James Rennie, O. P. Heggie, Sidney Blackmer, Marion Byron, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Arthur Stone, Edward Lynch, Harry Semels ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1930-09-11
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Captain Thunder

Captain Thunder

4.5/10 IMDB

A notorious Mexican bandit goes all soft and mushy when he falls for a beautiful senorita. Warner Bros.' Captain Thunder contains some of the darndest Mexican accents you've ever heard in your life. The star is Hungarian-born Victor Varconi, portraying a legendary south of the border outlaw who tries to force Canadian senorita Fay Wray to marry a rival rustler whom she despises. She pleads with the bandito so pathetically that he is moved to grant her a single wish. Without hesitation she chooses her poor but true love. The bandit king, being a somewhat honorable fellow grants the wish and without a twitch, guns down the wicked cattle thief. Fortunately the film was played for comedy, a wise decision since it probably would have garnered laughs as a straight drama anyway.

Starring: Fay Wray, Victor Varconi, Charles Judels, Natalie Moorhead, Robert Elliott, Bert Roach, Frank Campeau, Don Alvarado, John St. Polis, Robert Emmett Keane ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1930-12-27
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Hunted Men

The Hunted Men

6.8/10 IMDB

Spitzer wants the Gordon ranch, so he has his men waylay and rob him as he returns with money. Dick finding the body also finds a blood soaked money wrapper, a clue that will help him find the culprits.

Starring: Bob Steele, Jean Reno, Lew Meehan, Mack V. Wright, Thomas G. Lingham, Clark Comstock, Perry Murdock, Cliff Lyons ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1930-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Border Legion

The Border Legion

6.3/10 IMDB

Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.

Starring: Jack Holt, Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, Eugene Pallette, Stanley Fields, E.H. Calvert, Ethan Allen, Syd Saylor ..
Directed by: Edwin H. Knopf, Otto Brower
Release date: 1930-06-28
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Shadow Ranch

Shadow Ranch

6.8/10 IMDB

Summoned to Shadow Ranch by his friend Ranny Williams, Sim Baldwin arrives to find Ranny has been ambushed and murdered. Sim learns ranch owner Ruth Cameron is under pressure to sell out to Dan Blake, as the dam on the ranch controls the town's water supply. Vowing to avenge his old friend's death, Sim takes up Ruth's fight and incurs Blake's hostility.

Starring: Buck Jones, Marguerite De La Motte, Kate Price, Albert J. Smith, Frank Rice, Slim Whitaker, Ernie Adams, Ben Corbett, Willie Fung, Silver ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1930-09-10
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Dangerous Nan McGrew

Dangerous Nan McGrew

4.8/10 IMDB

Dangerous Nan McGrew is the sharp-shooting expert of a traveling medicine show that is stranded in the Canadian northwest at the snowbound hunting lodge of wealthy Mrs. Benson. Nan is invited to put on a show for the benefit of Mrs. Benson's Christmas-Eve guests. While performing her boop-a-doop songs, Eustace Macy, the saxophone-tooting nephew of Mrs. Benson falls in love with Nan. And, then, the villain, the bank-robbing Doc Foster, makes his entrance. Can Dawes of the Royal Mounted be seen slushing in pursuit behind the gangster? Could Be.

Starring: Helen Kane, Victor Moore, James Hall, Stuart Erwin, Frank Morgan, John Hamilton, Robert Milasch, Roberta Robinson, Louise Closser Hale, Allan Forrest ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1930-06-22
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Near the Rainbow's End

Near the Rainbow's End

5.9/10 IMDB

Despite past friendliness, cattle ranchers Tom and Jim Bledsoe, father and son, fence off their range to prevent its use by neighboring sheep ranchers Tug Wilson and Buck Rankin, suggesting that they hope to end their recent loss of cattle. Rankin (not Rankins) shoots Tug, who is unaware of Rankin's lawless activities, in an argument and Jim is accused of murder and also stampeding the sheep. Believing Jim is guilty, Tug's daughter, Ruth, aids Buck in capturing Jim, but he escapes. Ruth gets help from Sheriff Hank Bosley, and a sheepherder, Sanchez, reveals Rankin's responsibility for both the rustling of Bledsoe's cattle and the killing of Wilson.

Starring: Bob Steele, Lafe McKee, Al Ferguson, Alfred Hewston, Louise Lorraine, Hank Bell, Clark Comstock, Jim Corey, Johnny Luther, Cliff Lyons ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1930-06-10
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Phantom of the Desert

Phantom of the Desert

6.5/10 IMDB

Horses are being stolen by a white stallion known as "The Phantom of the Desert." A cowboy sets out to find who's behind it.

Starring: Jack Perrin, Eva Novak, Josef Swickard, Lila Eccles, Ben Corbett, Edward Earle, Robert Walker, Pete Morrison, Starlight the Horse ..
Directed by: Harry S. Webb
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Headin' North

Headin' North

6.7/10 IMDB

Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do vaudeville skits, Jim finds the man responsible for his and his father's problem working in the same saloon.

Starring: Bob Steele, Barbara Luddy, Perry Murdock, Walter Shumway, Eddie Dunn, Fred Burns, Gordon De Main, Harry Allen, J. Gunnis Davis, S.S. Simon ..
Directed by: John P. McCarthy
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Lone Rider

The Lone Rider

6.5/10 IMDB

Lanning heads a vigilante group till Farrell digs up some dirt which turns the vigilantes on him. To save his own reputation, Lanning must bring Farrell to trial.

Starring: Buck Jones, Vera Reynolds, Harry Woods, George C. Pearce, Lafe McKee ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1930-06-09
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Light of Western Stars

The Light of Western Stars

5.3/10 IMDB

A friend of Dick Bailey is killed by a mysterious assailant, whom Dick suspects to be Stack, who is in league with the crooked sheriff. Out on a spree Dick swears he will marry the first woman he sees, who happens to be Ruth Hammond, sister of his dead friend, arriving to take charge of the Hammond ranch. Revolted by his rough proposal,she fires him as the Hammond foreman and she proceeds to the ranch. Stack informs her he has purchased the ranch for the payment of the back-due taxes, and she relents and rehires Dick and his friends to aid her in her fight against Stack.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Harry Green, Regis Toomey, Fred Kohler, Guy Oliver, George Chandler ..
Directed by: Otto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf
Release date: 1930-04-19
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Song of the West

Song of the West

6.2/10 IMDB

Captain Stanton, who because of a misunderstanding over a woman with Major Davolo, has been cited for a court martial. As a scout, he is sent to escort a wagon train which is under military escort. It turns out that this escort is his own former regiment. When he meet Davolo, there is another fight and between Stanton and Davolo in which Davolo is killed.

Starring: John Boles, Vivienne Segal, Joe E. Brown, Marie Wells, Sam Hardy, Marion Byron, Eddie Gribbon, Edward Martindel, Rudolph Cameron, Jack Kirk ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1930-03-15
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Spurs


6.2/10 IMDB

Bob Merril, looking for the killer of Buddy's father, has found the secret entrance to Pecos' hideout. There he captures Indian Joe who confesses that Marsdan was the killer, But while Bob is off riding in the rodeo his witness escapes.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Helen Wright, Robert Homans, Philo McCullough, C.E. Anderson, Buddy Hunter, Gilbert Holmes, William Bertram ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1930-08-24
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Ridin' Law

Ridin' Law

6.1/10 IMDB

Seeking his father's killer in Mexico, Jack Rowland falls into the clutches of Buck Lambert and his band of smugglers.

Starring: Jack Perrin, Starlight the Horse, Renee Borden ..
Directed by: Harry S. Webb
Release date: 1930-05-24
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Under a Texas Moon

Under a Texas Moon

5.1/10 IMDB

A cowboy arrives in a small town and winds up trying to help a local rancher stop a gang of cattle thieves while romancing a pretty young girl.

Starring: Frank Fay, Raquel Torres, Myrna Loy, Armida, Noah Beery, George E. Stone, Fred Kohler, Betty Boyd, Charles Sellon, Sam Appel ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1930-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Fighting Thru

Fighting Thru

5.8/10 IMDB

Dan and Tennessee are successful gold miners. Ace Brady learns of their success and sends Fox to rob them. During the robbery Fox shoots Tennessee and Ace arrives to arrest Dan for the murder. Dan escapes but is now a wanted man.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Jeanette Loff, Wallace MacDonald, Carmelita Geraghty, William L. Thorne, Charles King, Fred Burns, Tom Bay ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1930-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Breed of the West

Breed of the West

6.0/10 IMDB

There is a feud on the Colonel's ranch between his foreman Longrope and some of the hands. The Colonel is firing those that don't get along with Longrope and it looks like Wally will be next. But things change when Jim overhears Longrope's plan to rob the Colonel. Longrope shoots Jim and this sends Wally into action.

Starring: Hal Taliaferro, Virginia Brown Faire, Robert Walker, Buzz Barton, Lafe McKee, Edmund Cobb, Bobby Dunn, George Gerwing, Hank Bell, Bud Osborne ..
Directed by: Alan James
Release date: 1930-11-12
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Roaring Ranch

Roaring Ranch

6.0/10 IMDB

Cowboy fights to keep his ranch after oil is discovered on it.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Sally Eilers, Wheeler Oakman, Agnes Steele, Bobby Nelson, Leo White, Jim Corey, Fred Gilman, Mary Gordon, Marlyn Walker ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1930-04-27
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Sons of the Saddle

Sons of the Saddle

7.0/10 IMDB

Jim Brandon, foreman of the Wind River Ranch, owned by Martin Stavnow, is in love with Ronnie, the rancher's daughter, though he is unaware that Harvey, a youthful cowhand, also loves her. Thus, Jim asks the boy, whom he protects like a brother, to speak for him. When he is spurned by Ronnie, Harvey decides to join Red Slade's gang, who are plotting a raid on the Wind River herd. As Jim forcibly attempts to separate him from the gang, Harvey is killed; and through the aid of his horse, Tarzan, Jim foils Slade's attempt to stampede the herd. Slade takes refuge in a wagon where Ronnie is hiding; Jim rescues Ronnie from the wagon just before the runaway team plunges over a cliff with Slade riding to his doom.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Doris Hill, Joseph W. Girard, Carroll Nye, Francis Ford, Harry Todd ..
Directed by: Harry Joe Brown
Release date: 1930-08-03
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Dawn Trail

The Dawn Trail

6.0/10 IMDB

Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton, son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing sheriff Larry Williams in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June. However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.

Starring: Buck Jones, Miriam Seegar, Charles Morton, Erville Alderson, Charles King, Edward LeSaint, Inez Gomez, Hank Mann ..
Directed by: Christy Cabanne
Release date: 1930-11-23
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Beau Bandit

Beau Bandit

4.8/10 IMDB

Mexican-bandit Montero and his deaf-mute sidekick Coloso are being pursued through the sand-dunes of southern Arizona by lawman Bob-Cat Manners and his posse. Montero has intentions of robbing the bank owned by skinflint Lucius Perkins, but is sidetracked by the attractions of singing-teacher Helen Wardell. He learns that Perkins has marital designs on Helen and holds the mortgage on her ranch. But Helen is in love with Bill Howard. Perkins offers Montero money to kill his rival.

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Doris Kenyon, Mitchell Lewis, Tom Keene, Walter Long, Charles Middleton, James Donlan ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1930-03-02
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Girl of the Golden West

The Girl of the Golden West

6.1/10 IMDB

A hard-bitten saloon girl falls for a dashing outlaw, and tries to keep the local sheriff from catching him and sending him to prison.

Starring: Ann Harding, James Rennie, Harry Bannister, Ben Hendricks Jr., J. Farrell MacDonald, George Cooper, Johnnie Walker, Richard Carlyle, Arthur Stone, Arthur Housman ..
Directed by: John Francis Dillon
Release date: 1930-10-12
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Fighting Legion

The Fighting Legion

5.5/10 IMDB

After being shot, a dying Marshal Dawson gives Dave Hayes his badge and asks him to finish his job. Dave becomes Marshal but when Bowie, the man that shot Dawson appears, he exposes Dave as an imposter. Dave is then in trouble when Edwards incites the mob to lynch him.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dwan, Ernie Adams, Harry Todd, Frank Rice, Stanley Blystone, Slim Whitaker, Robert Walker, J. C. Fowler, Les Bates ..
Directed by: Harry Joe Brown
Release date: 1930-04-05
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Men Without Law

Men Without Law

5.4/10 IMDB

Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble.

Starring: Buck Jones, Carmelita Geraghty, Thomas Carr, Lydia Knott, Harry Woods, Fred Burns, Syd Saylor, Fred Kelsey, Ben Corbett, Donald Reed ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1930-10-15
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Lone Star Ranger

The Lone Star Ranger

5.4/10 IMDB

After shooting a man in self-defense, Buck Duane finds himself accused of many crimes, none of which he committed. In order to prove his innocence, he joins the Texas Rangers, and also hopes to win the approval and hand of Mary Aldridge, a girl from the East. He is assigned to round up a gang of cattle rustlers who are, unknown by Mary. led by her father.

Starring: George O’Brien, Sue Carol, Walter McGrail, Warren Hymer, Russell Simpson, Roy Stewart, Lee Shumway, Colin Chase, Richard Alexander, Joel Franz ..
Directed by: A.F. Erickson
Release date: 1930-01-05
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Utah Kid

The Utah Kid

5.5/10 IMDB

The Utah Kid eludes a sheriff's posse and takes refuge in Robber's Roost, a hideout for outlaws running from the law where he meets and falls for a waylaid school teacher.

Starring: Rex Lease, Dorothy Sebastian, Tom Santschi, Boris Karloff, Mary Carr, Walter Miller, Lafe McKee, Bud Osborne ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1930-10-27
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Mountain Justice

Mountain Justice

5.1/10 IMDB

In the Kentucky mountains, Ken McTavish comes to Kettle Creek looking for the killer of his father. When he learns that it was Abner Harland, he fakes the killing of his friend Rusty, puts Abner in a coffin, and takes off. Lem Harland, seeing Rusty alive, realizes what happened and the chase is on.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Otis Harlan, Kathryn Crawford, Paul Hurst, Richard Carlyle, Les Bates, Gilbert Holmes ..
Directed by: Harry Joe Brown
Release date: 1930-05-04
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Trailing Trouble

Trailing Trouble

5.2/10 IMDB

Ed King travels east to sell Pop Blake's cattle. While there Buck, another of Blake's hands, plans to rob Ed by using a local girl Ming Toy as a decoy. Ming Toy gets the money and returning empty handed, and before the other hands arrive, Ed is surprised to find Ming Toy return with the men.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Margaret Quimby, William McCall, Pete Morrison, Bob Perry, Olive Young, Milton Brown, Mary Carr ..
Directed by: Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1930-03-23
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Rogue of the Rio Grande

Rogue of the Rio Grande

4.5/10 IMDB

El Malo, notorious Mexican bandit, forces the Mayor of Sierra Blanca, Seth Landport, to open the safe and turn over to him 2,000 pesos, which the bandit gives a promissory note for to the Mayor. Seth rushes to the cantina where Sheriff Rankin is drinking, and the sheriff posts a reward for the capture of El Malo. El Malo informs his men of the reward. The bandit and his sidekick, Pedro, visit the cantina where Pedro resumes a former acquaintance with Dolores, while El Malo has his attention directed to a tango being performed by Carmita. El Malo pushes her dancing partner aside and finishes the dance with Carmita. Since Seth's description of him is not accurate, El May visits the sheriff and promises to deliver the wanted bandit to the cantina the following night. THe following morning, El Malo and Pedro depart, and, halting their horses on a hill, view the stagecoach being held up by a trio of outlaws.

Starring: Myrna Loy, Walter Miller, Carmelita Geraghty, Gene Morgan, Raymond Hatton, William P. Burt, José Bohr, Florence Dudley, Fred Parker ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1930-12-07
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Under Montana Skies

Under Montana Skies

4.2/10 IMDB

Clay gets a musical troop out af jail and helps raise money so they can put on their show. During the performance Blake and his men rob the box office. The townsmen give chase and Clay goes after Blake.

Starring: Kenneth Harlan, Slim Summerville, Dorothy Gulliver, Nita Martan, Harry Todd, Ethel Wales, Lafe McKee, Christian J. Frank, Chris Allen, Tom Bay ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1930-09-09
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Code of Honor

Code of Honor

4.1/10 IMDB

Cardsharp Jack Cardigan decides to go straight when he meets Doris Bradfield, but is forced to use his talents on behalf of her dad, whose land-grant title has fallen into the hands of Jed Harden through the gambling weakness of Bradfield's son Tom.

Starring: Mahlon Hamilton, Doris Hill, Robert Graves, Stanley Taylor, Lafe McKee, Jimmy Aubrey, Harry Holden, William Dyer, Robert Graves ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1930-10-16

Also check Best western movies of 1931.

Check out our top containing the Best Western Movies of 1930 - This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.