Best Western Movies of 1944


Tall in the Saddle

7.0/10 IMDB

When Rocklin (John Wayne) arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who hired him as a foreman has been murdered. He is out to solve the murder and thwart the scheming to take the ranch from its rightful owner.

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Audrey Long, Elisabeth Risdon, Donald Douglas, Paul Fix, Russell Wade, Emory Parnell ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1944-09-29
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill

6.4/10 IMDB

Scout William F. Cody (Joel McCrea) marries a U.S. senator's daughter (Maureen O'Hara), fights the Cheyenne and leads a Wild West show.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan, Anthony Quinn, Moroni Olsen, Frank Fenton, Matt Briggs, George Lessey ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1944-04-02
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buckaroo Bugs

Buckaroo Bugs

7.2/10 IMDB

Red Hot Ryder is sent to catch the Masked Marauder (Bugs Bunny) who is terrorizing a small Western town.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1944-08-26
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Frontier Outlaws

Frontier Outlaws

6.5/10 IMDB

Billy Carson, looking for rustlers, kills Bradley in a gun fight. Arrested, the judge finds him innocent but jails him anyway. When the rustling resumes he is released and posing as a Mexican cattle buyer he hopes to trap the culprits.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Marin Sais, Frances Gladwin, Charles King, Jack Ingram, Kermit Maynard, Ed Cassidy, Emmett Lynn, Budd Buster ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1944-03-04
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Nevada


6.1/10 IMDB

Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his $7000 and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Anne Jeffreys, Nancy Gates, Guinn Williams, Craig Reynolds, Richard Martin, Harry Woods, Alan Ward, Edmund Glover, Larry Wheat ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1944-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Firebrands Of Arizona

Firebrands Of Arizona

7.0/10 IMDB

The sheriff camps outside of town and tries to arrest Froggy and Sunset, but a gang of outlaws helps them get away.

Starring: Smiley Burnette, Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Earle Hodgins, Roy Barcroft, LeRoy Mason, Tom London, Jack Kirk, Bud Geary, Rex Lease ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Song of Nevada

Song of Nevada

6.7/10 IMDB

When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding. Written by Maurice VanAuken Western girl moves east and influenced badly by her snobby fiance. She returns to sell her deceased father's ranch. The father isn't really dead, though; he's hoping that his friend Roy can restore the girl's western values. Songs include "New Moon Over Nevada," "A Cowboy has to Yodel in the Morning," and "The Harum Scarum Baron of the Harmonium." Written by Ed Stephan

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Mary Lee, Lloyd Corrigan, Trigger, Thurston Hall, John Eldredge, Forrest Taylor, George Meeker, Emmett Vogan ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-08-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Lumberjack


6.7/10 IMDB

Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille, Ellen Hall, Francis McDonald, Ethel Wales, Hal Taliaferro, Charles Morton, Herbert Rawlinson ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-04-28
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Hands Across the Border

Hands Across the Border

6.0/10 IMDB

Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Ruth Terry, Guinn Williams, Onslow Stevens, Mary Treen, Joseph Crehan, Duncan Renaldo, LeRoy Mason, Janet Martin ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-01-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Oath of Vengeance

Oath of Vengeance

6.0/10 IMDB

Steve Kinney and his henchman, Mort, are trying to stir up trouble between the local ranchers and farmers, behind a wave of rustling and lawlessness. Mort kills Vic, a Kirby cowhand, and lays the blame on Dan Harper, the leader of the farmers faction. Storekeeper Fuzzy Q. Jones, fearful of losing the outstanding charge-accounts he has on his books, drags his reluctant pal, Billy Carson, into the fray, and the two soon prove Kinney and his henchmen to be behind the valley's troubles.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Mady Lawrence, Jack Ingram, Charles King, Marin Sais, Karl Hackett, Kermit Maynard, Hal Price, Frank Ellis ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1944-12-09

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