Best Western Movies of 1946


My Darling Clementine

7.8/10 IMDB

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marshal, making his brothers deputies, and vows to stay in Tombstone until James' killers are found. He soon runs into the brooding, coughing, hard-drinking Doc Holliday as well as the sullen and vicious Clanton clan. Wyatt discovers the owner of a trinket stolen from James' dead body and the stage is set for the Earps' long-awaited revenge.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt, Ward Bond, Alan Mowbray, John Ireland, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1946-12-03

Duel in the Sun

6.8/10 IMDB

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall, Lillian Gish, Walter Huston, Charles Bickford, Harry Carey, Joan Tetzel ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1946-12-31
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Canyon Passage

Canyon Passage

6.9/10 IMDB

Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850s Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc, Ward Bond, Hoagy Carmichael, Fay Holden, Stanley Ridges, Lloyd Bridges, Victor Cutler ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1946-07-17

The Harvey Girls

7.1/10 IMDB

Vittles, songs and dance are amply ladeled out when Judy Garland headlines The Harvey Girls, a joyous musical slice of Americana celebrating the restaurants that brought extra helpings of civilization to Old West rail passengers.

Starring: Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger, Angela Lansbury, Preston Foster, Virginia O'Brien, Kenny Baker, Marjorie Main, Selena Royle, Cyd Charisse ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1946-01-18
Best Western Movies of 1946 : My Pal Trigger

My Pal Trigger

6.5/10 IMDB

Gabby doesn´t want to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When Sovereign and Roy's horse escape, the Sovereign get shoot accidentally by Skoville but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year later Roy returns with Trigger, the son of the Sovereign. When Skoville reveals he was present when the horse was shot, Roy sees an opportunity to clear his name.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Jack Holt, LeRoy Mason, Roy Barcroft, Trigger, Sam Flint, Kenne Duncan, Ralph Sanford ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald, Yakima Canutt
Release date: 1946-07-10
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Badman's Territory

Badman's Territory

6.3/10 IMDB

After some gun play with a posse, the James Gang head for Quinto in a section of land which is not a part of America. Anyone there is beyond the law so the town is populated with outlaws. Next to arrive is Sheriff Rowley, following his brother whom the Gang have brought in injured. Rowley has no authority and gets on well enough with the James boys but is soon involved in other local goings-on, including a move to vote for annexation with Oklahoma which would allow the law well and truly in.

Starring: Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ann Richards, Ray Collins, James Warren, Morgan Conway, Virginia Sale, John Halloran, Richard Hale, Harry Holman ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1946-01-04
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Outlaws of the Plains

Outlaws of the Plains

6.7/10 IMDB

A gang of swindlers takes advantage of simple-minded Fuzzy Jones.....

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patti McCarty, Charles King, Bud Osborne, Budd Buster, Roy Brent, Slim Whitaker, Karl Hackett, Jack O'Shea ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1946-09-22
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Bad Bascomb

Bad Bascomb

6.9/10 IMDB

A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Margaret O'Brien, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Frances Rafferty, Marshall Thompson, Russell Simpson, Warner Anderson, Connie Gilchrist, Donald Curtis ..
Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon
Release date: 1946-05-26
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Abilene Town

Abilene Town

6.3/10 IMDB

Marshall Dan Mitchell (Randolph Scott), who is the law in Abilene, has the job of keeping peace between two groups. For a long time, the town had been divided, with the cattlemen and cowboys having one end of town to themselves, while townspeople occupied the other end. Mitchell liked it this way, it made things easier for him, and kept problems from arising between the two factions. However…

Starring: Randolph Scott, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Dvorak, Rhonda Fleming, Lloyd Bridges, Helen Boyce, Howard Freeman, Richard Hale, Jack Lambert, Dick Curtis ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1946-01-11
Best Western Movies of 1946 : Days of Buffalo Bill

Days of Buffalo Bill

7.8/10 IMDB

In this western, a cowpoke gets in an argument; a scuffle ensues leaving the cowboy to believe that he killed his opponent. He is so wracked with guilt that he travels to the ranch of the dead man's sister, gives himself a new name and begins helping her. Rustlers come; he stops them. Trouble ensues after she learns his true identity. A scuffle ensues. She wings him with a gun; he disarms her. Later she hears the real murderer bragging about his crime during a fight with the hero.

Starring: Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Tom London, James Craven, Rex Lease, Edmund Cobb, Eddie Parker, Michael Sloane, Jay Kirby, George Chesebro ..
Directed by: Thomas Carr
Release date: 1946-02-02

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