Best Western Movies of 1950

1.

Winchester '73

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell, Charles Drake, John McIntire, Will Geer, Jay C. Flippen, Rock Hudson ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1950-07-12
2.

The Gunfighter

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker, Karl Malden, Skip Homeier, Anthony Ross, Verna Felton, Ellen Corby, Richard Jaeckel ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1950-06-23
3.

Rio Grande

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in fifteen years), Trooper Jeff Yorke, is one of 18 recruits sent to the regiment.

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman Jr., Harry Carey, Jr., Chill Wills, J. Carrol Naish, Victor McLaglen, Grant Withers, Sons of the Pioneers ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1950-11-15
4.

Broken Arrow

4.3
7.2/10 IMDB

Indian scout Tom Jeffords is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael, Will Geer, Joyce Mackenzie, Arthur Hunnicutt, Iron Eyes Cody, John Doucette, Jay Silverheels ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1950-08-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Texas Tom
5.

Texas Tom

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom is a cowboy boot-wearing cat at a Texas dude ranch. When a beautiful female cat comes for a visit, Tom takes time from his regular torturing of Jerry to use the mouse as a way to impress the dame. Naturally, Jerry gives Tom his comeuppance.

Starring: Phil Harris ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-03-11
6.

Annie Get Your Gun

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Gunslinger Annie Oakley romances fellow sharpshooter Frank Butler as they travel with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Mae Clarke, John Hamilton, Benay Venuta, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1950-05-01
7.

The Furies

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A New Mexico cattle man and his strong-willed daughter clash over the man's choice for a new bride. Things get worse when the elder man has his daughter's lover hanged. With the help of an old flame, a gambler, the daughter puts into motion a plan to drive her father from his estate.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Gilbert Roland, Thomas Gomez, Beulah Bondi, Albert Dekker, John Bromfield, Wallace Ford ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1950-08-16
8.

Stars in My Crown

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

The story of a young pastor coming to a small town in the United States to set up his ministry. The movie tells of the various relationships and struggles he goes through as he goes about raising his family and preaching to the community.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Dean Stockwell, Alan Hale, Lewis Stone, James Mitchell, Amanda Blake, Juano Hernández, Charles Kemper, Connie Gilchrist ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1950-05-11
9.

Devil's Doorway

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A Native American Civil War hero returns home to fight for his people.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Louis Calhern, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson, James Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan, Rhys Williams, Spring Byington, James Millican, Bruce Cowling ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1950-09-15
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Wagon Master
10.

Wagon Master

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond, Charles Kemper, Alan Mowbray, Jane Darwell, Ruth Clifford, Russell Simpson, Kathleen O'Malley ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1950-04-22
11.

The Baron of Arizona

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The U.S. government recognizes land grants made when the West was under Spanish rule. This inspires James Reavis to forge a chain of historical evidence that makes a foundling girl the Baroness of Arizona. Reavis marries the girl and presses his claim to the entire Arizona territory.

Starring: Vincent Price, Ellen Drew, Vladimir Sokoloff, Beulah Bondi, Reed Hadley, Robert Barrat, Robin Short, Karen Kester, Margia Dean, Jonathan Hale ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1950-03-04
12.

Dallas

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Land, a family, a future. They're "dreams, fried up, short order" for Blayde Hollister (Gary Cooper). Rightly or wrongly, this ex-Confederate from Georgia has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him. Posing as a Boston dandy, he comes to the boom town with a gun and a plan: to smoke out the notorious Marlow brothers (including Steve Cochran and Raymond Massey), then give 'em a whiff of gunsmoke. Director Stuart Heisler (Along Came Jones) keeps the pace flowing like the local saloon's liquor. Max Steiner's score gallops like a hell-for-leather posse and screenwriter John Twist fires scene after scene with lines like "you'll get your pockets picked in a graveyard". Dallas, here we come!

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey, Barbara Payton, Leif Erickson, Antonio Moreno, Jerome Cowan, Reed Hadley, Gil Donaldson ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1950-12-30
13.

Rocky Mountain

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

A Confederate troop, led by Captain Lafe Barstow, is prowling the far ranges of California and Nevada in a last desperate attempt to build up an army in the West for the faltering Confederacy. Because the patrol saves a stagecoach, with Johanna Carterr as one of the passengers, from an Indian attack, and is marooned on a rocky mountain, it fails in its mission but the honor of the Old South is upheld.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Slim Pickens, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Dickie Jones, Howard Petrie, Scott Forbes, Chubby Johnson, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Sheb Wooley ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1950-11-11
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Kansas Raiders
14.

Kansas Raiders

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Outraged by Redleg atrocities, the James and Younger Brothers along with Kit Dalton join Quantrill's Raiders and find themselves participating in even worse war crimes.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Brian Donlevy, Marguerite Chapman, Scott Brady, Tony Curtis, Richard Arlen, Richard Long, James Best, John Kellogg, Dewey Martin ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1950-11-15
15.

Fancy Pants

3.2
6.5/10 IMDB

An American actor, impersonating an English butler, is hired by a rich woman from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter. The complications increase when the town believes the actor/butler to be an earl and President Roosevelt decides to pay a visit.

Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Bruce Cabot, Lea Penman, Jack Kirkwood, Hugh French, Eric Blore, Joseph Vitale, John Alexander, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1950-07-19
16.

Montana

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

An Australian sheep man comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Douglas Kennedy, James Brown, Ian MacDonald, Charles Irwin, Paul E. Burns, Tudor Owen, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Ray Enright, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1950-01-28
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Sunset in the West
17.

Sunset in the West

2.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Roy puts a stop to gun smuggling.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Estelita Rodriguez, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Will Wright, Pierre Watkin, Steve Pendleton, Paul E. Burns, Charles La Torre ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1950-09-25
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Call of the Klondike
18.

Call of the Klondike

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

A brother and sister are running a phony gold mine scam in the Klondike, which leads to murder. A Canadian Mountie sets out to bring them to justice.

Starring: Kirby Grant, Chinook, Anne Gwynne, Lynne Roberts, Tom Neal, Russell Simpson, Marc Krah ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1950-12-17
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Iroquois Trail
19.

The Iroquois Trail

2.8
6.0/10 IMDB

An American scout and his Indian friend help the English troops against the French during the French and Indian War.

Starring: George Montgomery, Brenda Marshall, Glenn Langan, Paul Cavanagh, Monte Blue, Sheldon Leonard, Reginald Denny, Dan O'Herlihy, John Doucette, Holmes Herbert ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1950-06-15
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Punchy Cowpunchers
20.

Punchy Cowpunchers

2.8
7.5/10 IMDB

It is the old west and the Dillon clan are making life miserable for a small Western town. Sweetheart Nell (Christine McIntyre) and her dashing but dimwitted boyfriend Elmer (Jock Mahoney) rushes off to find help. Meanwhile, cavalrymen the Stooges are making life miserable for superior, Sergeant Mullins (Dick Wessel). Mullins tries to whip the boys into shape, but his plan backfire and has a run-in with his superior, Captain Daley (Emil Sitka). Daley informs Mullins about the Dillion clan's evildoings, and needs some men to run them out of town. Mullins does not miss a beat, and volunteers the unsuspecting Stooges.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Jock Mahoney, Christine McIntyre ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1950-01-05
21.

The Outriders

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Late in the Civil War, three Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp in Missouri. They soon fall into the hands of pro-Confederate raiders, who force them to act as "outriders" (escorts) for a civilian wagon train that will be secretly transporting Union gold from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to St. Louis, Missouri. The three men are to lead the wagons into a raider trap in Missouri, but one of them starts to have misgivings....

Starring: Joel McCrea, Arlene Dahl, Barry Sullivan, Claude Jarman Jr., Ramon Novarro, Ted de Corsia, Martín Garralaga, Dorothy Adams, Jeff Corey, James Whitmore ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1950-03-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Saddle Tramp
22.

Saddle Tramp

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. They hit the road and he takes a job on a ranch, but he has to keep the children hidden as his boss hates kids. There's also tension with the neighbouring ranch, and when a girl on the run from her nasty uncle joins the family unannounced Chuck wonders what he has done to deserve all this.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Wanda Hendrix, John Russell, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Russell Simpson, Ed Begley, Jimmy Hunt, Orley Lindgren, Gordon Gebert ..
Directed by: Hugo Fregonese
Release date: 1950-07-10
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Cariboo Trail
23.

The Cariboo Trail

2.7
5.9/10 IMDB

A cattleman fights to establish a ranch in the middle of gold country.

Starring: Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams, Karin Booth, Victor Jory, Douglas Kennedy, Jim Davis, Dale Robertson, Mary Stuart, James Griffith ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1950-08-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Barricade
24.

Barricade

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Western remake of Jack London's The Sea Wolf. A sadistic mining camp owner "hires" scoundrels to work the mine. He just won't let them quit.

Starring: Dane Clark, Raymond Massey, Ruth Roman, Robert Douglas, Morgan Farley, Walter Coy, George Stern, Robert Griffin, Frank Marlowe, Tony Martinez ..
Directed by: Peter Godfrey
Release date: 1950-03-24
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Covered Wagon Raid
25.

Covered Wagon Raid

2.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Under the leadership of a cutthroat named Grif, a band of outlaws has systematically been robbing and murdering settlers bound for the large Chandler ranch which has been cut up into small parcels of land for purchase.

Starring: Allan Lane, Eddy Waller, Alex Gerry, Lyn Thomas, Byron Barr, Dick Curtis, Pierce Lyden, Sherry Jackson, Rex Lease, Lester Dorr ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1950-06-30
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Gunmen of Abilene
26.

Gunmen of Abilene

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Abilene gunmen are bent on terrorizing the town of Blue Valley and massacring its inhabitants. They have been hired by local druggist Henry Turner, who has discovered gold beneath the town and wishes complete possession.

Starring: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Roy Barcroft, Donna Hamilton, Peter Brocco, Selmer Jackson, Duncan Richardson, Arthur Walsh, Don C. Harvey ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon
Release date: 1950-02-07
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Riders of the Range
27.

Riders of the Range

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Out-of-work cowboys Kansas Jones and Chito Rafferty are offered jobs at pretty Dusty Willis' ranch after saving her from a beating by saloon owner Clint Burrows. Dusty's good-hearted but weak-willed brother Harry, adding to his $3000 gambling debt to Willis, reluctantly agrees to pay it off by allowing the Ringo Kid, Burrows' vicious hired gun, to rustle cattle from his sister's ranch. Kansas intervenes, deters the rustlers and persuades Harry to confess his involvement to Dusty. Kansas, sent into town by Dusty to pay off Harry's debts, suddenly finds himself on the wrong side of the law, wrongly accused of murder and must rely on Dusty's belief in his innocence for his salvation.

Starring: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Jacqueline White, Reed Hadley, Robert Barrat, Robert Clarke, Tom Tyler, William Tannen ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1950-02-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Branded
28.

Branded

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A gunfighter takes part in a scheme to bilk a wealthy cattle family out of half a million dollars by pretending to be their son, who was kidnapped as child.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford, Robert Keith, Joseph Calleia, Peter Hansen, Selena Royle, Tom Tully, John Berkes, Milburn Stone ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1950-11-03
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Border Treasure
29.

Border Treasure

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Two cowboys aim to reclaim stolen jewels and money in this 1950 Western.

Starring: Tim Holt, Jane Nigh, John Doucette, Kenneth MacDonald, House Peters Jr., Inez Cooper, Julian Rivero, Vince Barnett, Lee Frederick, David Leonard ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1950-08-05
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Traveling Saleswoman
30.

The Traveling Saleswoman

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

The daughter of a soap manufacturer heads to the wild and woolly west to sell her daddy's product.

Starring: Joan Davis, Andy Devine, Adele Jergens, Joe Sawyer, Harry Hayden, Dean Riesner, Charles Halton ..
Directed by: Charles Reisner
Release date: 1950-02-15
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Trigger, Jr.
31.

Trigger, Jr.

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Evil Grant Withers lets a killer horse loose to ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. He hopes to shake down the ranchers for his "protection". Roy tracks down the bad guys, but is suddenly trapped by them. Peter Miles, a boy terrified of horses, overcomes his fear and rides for help to save the day.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Gordon Jones, Pat Brady, Grant Withers, Peter Miles, George Cleveland, Frank Fenton, I. Stanford Jolley ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1950-06-30
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Fighting Stallion
32.

The Fighting Stallion

2.6
5.2/10 IMDB

Released from a navy hospital following WW II, Lon Evans learns that he faces eventual blindness and returns to his Wyoming ranch. He sees a beautiful white stallion named Starlight and his cowhands Lem and Yancy say he is a killer and cannot be trained. Lon disproves this by training the stallion to act as his guide in preparation for his future blindness.

Starring: Bill Edwards, Doris Merrick, Forrest Taylor, Don C. Harvey, Robert Carson, Concha Ybarra, Gene Alsace, Merrill McCormick, Johnny Carpenter, Maria Hart ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1950-03-22
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Sierra
33.

Sierra

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Ring Hassard and his father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie as Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. Things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who is a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards (who others would prefer dead).

Starring: Wanda Hendrix, Audie Murphy, Burl Ives, Dean Jagger, Richard Rober, Tony Curtis, Houseley Stevenson, Elliott Reid, Griff Barnett, Elisabeth Risdon ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1950-06-01
34.

Two Flags West

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A group of confedarate prisoners is sent to a unionist fort in the west to help the local garrison to fight the indians.

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell, Jeff Chandler, Cornel Wilde, Dale Robertson, Jay C. Flippen, Noah Beery Jr., Johnny Sands, Arthur Hunnicutt, Harry von Zell ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1950-10-12
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Frenchie
35.

Frenchie

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Shelley Winters, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester, Marie Windsor, John Russell, John Emery, George Cleveland, Regis Toomey, Paul E. Burns ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1950-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Western Pacific Agent
36.

Western Pacific Agent

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

An agent searches for a psychopath guilty of robbery and murder, and falls in love with a murder victim's sister.

Starring: Kent Taylor, Sheila Ryan, Mickey Knox, Morris Carnovsky, Robert Lowery, Sid Melton, Frank Richards, Dick Elliott, Ted Jacques, Anthony Jochim ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1950-04-10
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Rock Island Trail
37.

Rock Island Trail

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

A greedy businessman tries to block the building of a new railroad in his area.

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Bruce Cabot, Adele Mara, Lorna Gray, Chill Wills, Grant Withers, Jeff Corey, Jimmy Hunt, Barbra Fuller, Roy Barcroft ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1950-05-18
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Sierra Passage
38.

Sierra Passage

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

When young Johnny York witnesses the murder of his father, he joins a travelling variety troupe and trains up as a sharpshooter so he might one day get his revenge.

Starring: Wayne Morris, Lola Albright, Lloyd Corrigan, Alan Hale Jr., Roland Winters, Jim Bannon, Billy Gray, Paul McGuire, Richard Karlan ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1950-12-31
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Nevadan
39.

The Nevadan

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A mysterious stranger crosses paths with an outlaw bank robber and a greedy rancher.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen, George Macready, Charles Kemper, Jeff Corey, Tom Powers, Jock Mahoney, Victor Adamson ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-01-11
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Stage to Tucson
40.

Stage to Tucson

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A group of outlaws posing as Southern sympathizers and led secretly by freight-line owner Jim Maroon are raiding stagecoaches, and this is a threat to the Union communications. Grif Holbrook, a trouble-shooter for the Butterfield Stage Line, and Union man Barney Broderick team up to try and put a stop to the activity, when they aren't fighting over the charms of Kate Crocker.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Sally Eilers, Carl Benton Reid, Roy Roberts, Harry Bellaver, Douglas Fowley ..
Directed by: Ralph Murphy
Release date: 1950-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Storm Over Wyoming
41.

Storm Over Wyoming

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Dave Saunders and his sidekick Chito, cowhands looking for work, arrive in Sundown Valley, Wyoming just in time to stop sheep ranch foreman Jess Rawlins from lynching cattleman Tug Caldwell. Rawlins seems set on starting a range war; but why? Before Dave and Chito can find out, they must convince Chris Marvin, Rawlins's attractive boss, that he's no good...and get out from under a framed murder charge. - Rod Crawford

Starring: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Noreen Nash, Betty Underwood, Bill Kennedy, Kenneth MacDonald, Don Haggerty, Tom Keene, Mike Ragan, Leo J. McMahon ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1950-04-22
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Colt .45
42.

Colt .45

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett but vows to recover them.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, Zachary Scott, Lloyd Bridges, Alan Hale, Ian MacDonald, Chief Thundercloud ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1950-05-27
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Twilight in the Sierras
43.

Twilight in the Sierras

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Roy is a United States Marshal tracking down a counterfeiting ring and hunting down a mountain lion. Songs: "It's One Wonderful Day," "Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy," "Pancho's Rancho" and the title song.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez, Pat Brady, Trigger, Russ Vincent, George Meeker, Fred Kohler Jr., Edward Keane, House Peters Jr. ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1950-03-02
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Dynamite Pass
44.

Dynamite Pass

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A cowhand becomes involved in a war between a road construction crew and the greedy toll-owner hoping to thwart the new project.

Starring: Tim Holt, Lynne Roberts, Regis Toomey, Robert Shayne, Cleo Moore, John Dehner, Don Haggerty, Ross Elliott, Denver Pyle, Don C. Harvey ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-03-23
Best Western Movies of 1950 : Singing Guns
45.

Singing Guns

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Notorious stagecoach robber Rhiannon is unintentionally appointed as deputy when he saves the sheriff's life and must wear two hats between his new job that he enjoys and his old occupation that he misses.

Starring: Vaughn Monroe, Ella Raines, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, Jeff Corey, Barry Kelley, Harry Shannon, Tom Fadden, Ralph Dunn, Rex Lease ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1950-02-28
46.

A Ticket to Tomahawk

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Comedy western about a cowboy who is hired by a stagecoach boss to stop the railroad reaching his territory and putting him out of business. He uses everything from Indians to dance hall girls to try to thwart the plan. But the railroad workers, led by a female sharpshooter and an ambitious salesman, prove tough customers. Featuring a brief early appearance by Marilyn Monroe.

Starring: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Kemper, Connie Gilchrist, Will Wright, Chief Yowlachie ..
Directed by: Richard Sale
Release date: 1950-05-19
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Kid from Texas
47.

The Kid from Texas

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivety to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife with whom he's infatuated

Starring: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker, Will Geer, William Talman, Martín Garralaga, Robert Barrat, Ray Teal, Paul Ford, Shepperd Strudwick ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1950-03-01
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Sundowners
48.

The Sundowners

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers in the old west.

Starring: Robert Preston, Robert Sterling, Chill Wills, Cathy Downs, John Litel, Jack Elam, Don Haggerty, Stanley Price, Clem Fuller, Frank Cordell ..
Directed by: George Templeton
Release date: 1950-02-02
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Capture
49.

The Capture

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A badly injured fugitive explains to a priest how he came to be in his present predicament.

Starring: Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt, Barry Kelley, Duncan Renaldo, William Bakewell, Milton Parsons, Frank Matts ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1950-04-08
Best Western Movies of 1950 : The Showdown
50.

The Showdown

2.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Shadrach Jones, ex-Texas State Policeman, has the ruthless determination to find and kill the man who shot his brother in the back and stole the money with which he was to buy a ranch for the two of them. At the saloon-hotel run by Adelaide, Shadrach is convinced that one of the cowhands on the Captain McKellar cattle drive to Montana is his man. He takes the job of trail-herd boss to find the killer. McKellar preaches to Jones that he should forget revenge and let the law of retribution take care of the killer. Shadrach's hard driving of the men and his hunt for the killer makes him bitterly hated, and his retribution quest ends in a manner he did not anticipated.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Walter Brennan, Marie Windsor, Harry Morgan, Rhys Williams, Jim Davis, William Ching, Nacho Galindo, Leif Erickson, Henry Rowland ..
Directed by: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan
Release date: 1950-08-15

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