Best Western Movies of 1954


Johnny Guitar

7.6/10 IMDB

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, Sterling Hayden, Ernest Borgnine, John Carradine, Scott Brady, Ward Bond, Royal Dano, Frank Ferguson, Paul Fix ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1954-05-26

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

7.3/10 IMDB

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Starring: Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Jane Powell, Jacques d'Amboise, Julie Newmar, Matt Mattox, Nancy Kilgas ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1954-07-22

Vera Cruz

7.0/10 IMDB

After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero, Sara Montiel, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, George Macready, Jack Elam, James McCallion ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1954-12-25

River of No Return

6.6/10 IMDB

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun, Tommy Rettig, Murvyn Vye, Douglas Spencer, Will Wright, Don Beddoe, Arthur Shields, John Doucette ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1954-04-30

The Far Country

7.1/10 IMDB

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.

Starring: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan, John McIntire, Jay C. Flippen, Harry Morgan, Steve Brodie, Connie Gilchrist, Robert J. Wilke ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1954-02-12


6.3/10 IMDB

Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. On the way he manages to escape and heads for his homeland to win back his girl and settle down to grow crops. His pursuers have other ideas though.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire, Charles Bronson, John Dehner, Ian MacDonald, Walter Sande, Morris Ankrum, Monte Blue, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1954-07-09

The Bounty Hunter

6.6/10 IMDB

A year after a violent train robbery the Pinkerton detective agency hires a bounty hunter to find the three remaining killers. He tracks them to Twin Forks but has no clue to their identity. Tensions surface as just his presence in town acts as a catalyst.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Dolores Dorn, Marie Windsor, Howard Petrie, Harry Antrim, Robert Keys, Ernest Borgnine, Dub Taylor, Tyler MacDuff, Archie Twitchell ..
Directed by: André de Toth
Release date: 1954-09-25

Broken Lance

6.9/10 IMDB

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark, Katy Jurado, Hugh O'Brian, Eduard Franz, Earl Holliman, E.G. Marshall, Carl Benton Reid ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1954-09-25
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Shot In The Frontier

Shot In The Frontier

6.9/10 IMDB

Set in the old west, the stooges must defend their honor against the Noonan brothers, three desperadoes who want to marry the same girls the stooges are courting.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Diana Darrin, Emmett Lynn, Kenneth MacDonald ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1954-10-07
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Riding Shotgun

Riding Shotgun

6.4/10 IMDB

When a stagecoach guard tries to warn a town of an imminent raid by a band of outlaws, the people mistake him for one of the gang

Starring: Randolph Scott, Wayne Morris, Joan Weldon, Joe Sawyer, James Millican, Charles Bronson, James Bell, Fritz Feld, Richard Garrick, Vic Perrin ..
Directed by: André de Toth
Release date: 1954-04-01

Silver Lode

6.8/10 IMDB

Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarty, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard for the murder of his brother and the theft of $20,000. Ballard seeks to stall McCarty while tracking down evidence that will prove his innocence.

Starring: John Payne, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea, Dolores Moran, Emile Meyer, Robert Warwick, John Hudson, Harry Carey, Jr., Alan Hale Jr., Stuart Whitman ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1954-07-23
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Garden of Evil

Garden of Evil

6.6/10 IMDB

A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband from Apaches.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Hugh Marlowe, Cameron Mitchell, Rita Moreno, Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Antonio Bribiesca, Manuel Dondé, Arturo Soto Rangel ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1954-07-09
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Ride Clear of Diablo

Ride Clear of Diablo

6.8/10 IMDB

A young railroad surveyor returns to his hometown to find the man who murdered his father and brother.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Susan Cabot, Abbe Lane, Russell Johnson, Paul Birch, William Pullen, Jack Elam, Denver Pyle, Lee Aaker ..
Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
Release date: 1954-02-10
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Destry


6.6/10 IMDB

Western remake of "Destry Rides Again", starring Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Thomas Mitchell, Lori Nelson and Lyle Bettger.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Lori Nelson, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan, Wallace Ford, Mary Wickes, Alan Hale Jr., Lee Aaker ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1954-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Drum Beat

Drum Beat

6.3/10 IMDB

President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, MacKay must fight him one-on-one with guns, knives and fists.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan, Charles Bronson, Rodolfo Acosta, Elisha Cook Jr., Hayden Rorke, Frank De Kova, Robert Keith, Warner Anderson ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1954-11-10
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Saskatchewan


6.3/10 IMDB

Story of blood brothers whose bonds are tested when marauding Sioux Indians cross the border to enlist the peaceful Cree in a battle against the Great White Father.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Shelley Winters, J. Carrol Naish, Hugh O'Brian, Robert Douglas, George J. Lewis, Richard Long, Jay Silverheels, Antonio Moreno, Frank Chase ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1954-03-30

Track of the Cat

6.4/10 IMDB

A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an enormous panther with seemingly mythical qualities which is killing cattle.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter, Teresa Wright, Beulah Bondi, Philip Tonge, William Hopper, Carl Switzer ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1954-11-19
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Desperado

The Desperado

6.2/10 IMDB

"Only a fool sticks his neck out for somebody else. Don't get in the habit of it." Outlaw gunslinger Sam Garrett offers that sage wisdom to fellow fugitive Tom Cameron, who's on the run from the "Bluebellies," Texas State Police officers who wield a brutal iron fist of enforcement in the early 1870s. But quick-draw, hard-bitten Garrett soon decides not to take his own advice after young Cameron heads home to surrender - and instead gets framed for a revenge murder by a jealous rival for the affections of his girl.

Starring: Wayne Morris, Jimmy Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva, Roy Barcroft, John Dierkes, Richard Shackleton ..
Directed by: Thomas Carr
Release date: 1954-06-20
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Gambler from Natchez

The Gambler from Natchez

6.6/10 IMDB

A discharged army Captain returns home to New Orleans to take revenge on the men who murdered his father.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Debra Paget, Thomas Gomez, Lisa Daniels, Kevin McCarthy, John Wengraf, Douglas Dick, Henri Letondal, Donald Randolph, Jay Novello ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1954-08-04
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Homesteader Droopy

Homesteader Droopy

7.4/10 IMDB

Droopy and family head west to start a new homestead, but have to defend it against Dishonest Dan the cattle man.

Starring: Bill Thompson, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1954-07-10
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Bitter Creek

Bitter Creek

6.5/10 IMDB

"Wild" Bill Elliott is a cowboy who goes in search of the man who killed his brother, and finds himself in the small town of Bitter Creek.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Carleton Young, Beverly Garland, Claude Akins, Jim Hayward, John Harmon, Veda Ann Borg, Danny Mummert, John Pickard, Forrest Taylor ..
Directed by: Thomas Carr
Release date: 1954-02-21
Best Western Movies of 1954 : My Little Duckaroo

My Little Duckaroo

7.1/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck is a Wild West outlaw named "The Masked Avenger", righter of wrongs and doer of heroic deeds. Porky Pig is his sidekick. Together, they seek to arrest Nasty Canasta, a villain whose crimes include gag-stealing and square dancing in a round house.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1954-11-27
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Raid

The Raid

6.9/10 IMDB

A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, Lee Marvin, Tommy Rettig, Peter Graves, Douglas Spencer, Paul Cavanagh, Douglas Spencer, Will Wright ..
Directed by: Hugo Fregonese
Release date: 1954-08-04
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Outcast

The Outcast

6.4/10 IMDB

Thanks to the chicanery of his crooked uncle Major Cosgrave, Jet has been cheated out of his father's property and branded a pariah. He spends the rest of the film trying to regain his birthright and clear his name. The two women in Jet's life are Judy Polsen, who chases him for so long that he finally catches her, and Alice Austin, Major Cosgrave's fianee.

Starring: John Derek, Joan Evans, Jim Davis, Catherine McLeod, Nana Bryant, Slim Pickens, Frank Ferguson, Nicolas Coster, James Millican, Bob Steele ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1954-08-15
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Dawn at Socorro

Dawn at Socorro

6.4/10 IMDB

Brett Wade, gambler, gunslinger, and classical pianist, is wounded in a gunfight with the Ferris clan; the doctor finds signs of tuberculosis. En route to Colorado for his health, Brett stops in Socorro, New Mexico along with Ferris gunfighter Jimmy Rapp. Sheriff Couthen fears another shootout, but what Brett has in mind is saving waif-with-a-past Rannah Hayes from a life as one of Dick Braden's saloon girls.

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Piper Laurie, David Brian, Kathleen Hughes, Alex Nicol, Edgar Buchanan, Mara Corday, Roy Roberts, Skip Homeier, James Millican ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1954-09-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter

Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter

7.8/10 IMDB

Davy Crockett seeks a truce with his Indian foes.

Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Helene Stanley, Pat Hogan, Eugene Brindel, Ray Whitetree ..
Directed by: Norman Foster
Release date: 1954-12-15

Gypsy Colt

6.1/10 IMDB

In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.

Starring: Donna Corcoran, Ward Bond, Frances Dee, Larry Keating, Lee Van Cleef, Robert Hyatt, Nacho Galindo, Joe Turkel, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Joe Dominguez ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1954-04-02

Red Garters

5.9/10 IMDB

A spirited cast kicks up its heels in a lively musical spoof of cowboy films crammed with spur-jangling tunes by Jay Livingstone and Ray Evans and decked out with colorfully stylized, Oscar.-nominated sets. Rosemary Clooney heads up the high-kicking, red-gartered girls of the Red Dog Saloon. They can-can. but she won't-won't unless Jason (Jack Carson) asks her to get hitched. Guy Mitchell and Gene Barry are gun-totin' polecats who think they've got a feud to settle. And Frank Faylen and Buddy Ebsen are among the folks who hope the gunslingers get itchy fingered - so they can hold a town barbecue during the funeral!

Starring: Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carson, Guy Mitchell, Pat Crowley, Gene Barry, Cass Daley, Frank Faylen, Reginald Owen, Buddy Ebsen, Richard Hale ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1954-02-09

The Command

6.3/10 IMDB

Once the commanding officer of a cavalry patrol is killed, the ranking officer who must take command is an army doctor.

Starring: Guy Madison, Joan Weldon, James Whitmore, Carl Benton Reid, Harvey Lembeck, Ray Teal, Robert Nichols, Don Shelton ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1954-02-13
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Black Horse Canyon

Black Horse Canyon

6.1/10 IMDB

The story of a wild black stallion and the cowboys who set out to capture him.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Mari Blanchard, Murvyn Vye, Irving Bacon, Race Gentry, John Pickard, Ewing Mitchell, Pilar Del Rey ..
Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
Release date: 1954-06-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Yellow Tomahawk

The Yellow Tomahawk

6.0/10 IMDB

When the army insists on building a fort on Indian land, in defiance of a treaty, the warnings of a scout go unheeded.

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Peggie Castle, Noah Beery Jr., Warner Anderson, Peter Graves, Lee Van Cleef, Rita Moreno, Dan Riss, Walter Reed, Patrick Sexton ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1954-05-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Pals and Gals

Pals and Gals

6.6/10 IMDB

The stooges go out west for Shemp's health. The boys soon run afoul of a local villain who is forcing pretty Nell to marry him. The bad guy has Nell's sisters locked up, and its up to the stooges to rescue them and save the day.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, George Chesebro ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1954-06-03
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Border River

Border River

6.0/10 IMDB

A Confederate officer travels to a wild Mexican border town to buy guns, aiming to keep up the fight against the Yankees - but who can he trust in this lawless place?

Starring: Joel McCrea, Yvonne De Carlo, Pedro Armendáriz, Alfonso Bedoya, Howard Petrie, Renate Hoy, George J. Lewis, Nacho Galindo, Ivan Triesault, George Wallace ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1954-01-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : They Rode West

They Rode West

5.9/10 IMDB

Dr. Allen Seward is assigned to a western cavalry post where his predecessors had been drunks and slackers. The post doesn't take kindly to him either, especially after he disregards regulations and tends to sick Indians on the malaria-infested reservation. The Indians break away from the reservation to move to a healthier higher ground, and when they join with the Comanches to besiege the fort, Seward is branded as a "woodhawk", the bird that turns against its own. Donna Reed is present as the niece of the post commander; Phil Carey is a cavalry captain that believes the only good Indian is a dead Indian, and May Wynn is the white girl raised by the Indians and married to the chief's son.

Starring: Robert Francis, Donna Reed, May Wynn, Philip Carey, Onslow Stevens, Peggy Converse, Roy Roberts, Jack Kelly, Stuart Randall, Eugene Iglesias ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1954-12-04
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Siege at Red River

The Siege at Red River

5.8/10 IMDB

Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians.

Starring: Van Johnson, Joanne Dru, Richard Boone, Milburn Stone, Jeff Morrow, Craig Hill, Robert Burton, Pilar Del Rey, John Cliff, Ferris Taylor ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1954-05-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Outlaw Stallion

The Outlaw Stallion

6.4/10 IMDB

A young boy and a veterinarian in a red convertible help thwart a gang of horse thieves. Director Fred F. Sears' 1954 outdoor drama stars Billy Gray, Phil Carey, Roy Roberts, Dorothy Patrick, Gordon Jones, Trevor Bardette and Morris Ankrum.

Starring: Philip Carey, Dorothy Patrick, Billy Gray, Roy Roberts, Gordon Jones, Trevor Bardette, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1954-07-03
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Three Hours to Kill

Three Hours to Kill

6.4/10 IMDB

After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In a flashback, we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch mob just as he was about to be hung. Tired of running, he has returned to find the real killer and the Sheriff has given him just three hours to do it.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott, Richard Coogan, Carolyn Jones, Whit Bissell, Laurence Hugo, James Westerfield, Richard Webb ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1954-11-04

War Arrow

5.9/10 IMDB

A thrilling Cavalry-versus-Indians adventure starring Jeff Chandler as an Army official recruiting Seminole allies, against his superior's wishes, to stop a planned Kiowa attack.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire, Suzan Ball, Dennis Weaver, Jay Silverheels, Noah Beery Jr., Charles Drake, Henry Brandon, Henry Brandon ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1954-01-06

Drums Across the River

6.1/10 IMDB

When whites hunger after the gold on Ute Indian land, a bigoted young man finds himself forced into a peacekeeping role.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Walter Brennan, Lyle Bettger, Lisa Gaye, Hugh O'Brian, Mara Corday, Jay Silverheels, Emile Meyer, Regis Toomey, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1954-06-01

Cattle Queen of Montana

5.6/10 IMDB

Sierra Nevada Jones must fight a villainous rancher to regain the land that is rightfully hers.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Reagan, Gene Evans, Lance Fuller, Anthony Caruso, Jack Elam, Yvette Duguay, Morris Ankrum, Chubby Johnson, Myron Healey ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1954-11-18
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Passion


6.0/10 IMDB

In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. Without even knowing who survived, Juan (accompanied by Rosa's tomboy sister Tonya) rides for revenge, through spectacular pastoral and wilderness scenery.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Yvonne De Carlo, Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Jr., Rodolfo Acosta, John Qualen, Anthony Caruso, Frank De Kova ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1954-10-06
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Battle of Rogue River

Battle of Rogue River

5.5/10 IMDB

In 1850 Oregon is trying to gain statehood, but a truce is needed with the Indians before it can be accomplished. A new Army commander, Major Archer, is dispatched to bring order and peace to the territory.

Starring: George Montgomery, Richard Denning, Martha Hyer, John Crawford, Michael Granger, Emory Parnell, Charles Evans, Kathleen Freeman, Willis Bouchey, Frank Sully ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1954-06-15
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Southwest Passage

Southwest Passage

5.7/10 IMDB

Director Ray Nazarro's 1954 western, originally filmed in 3-D, stars John Ireland and Joanne Dru as fugitive bank robbers who hide out by joining a government expedition bound for California.

Starring: Rod Cameron, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, Darryl Hickman, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, John Dehner, Douglas Fowley, Morris Ankrum, Stuart Randall, Mark Hanna ..
Directed by: Ray Nazarro
Release date: 1954-04-01

A Bullet Is Waiting

5.5/10 IMDB

A plane carrying a sheriff and a man indicted for manslaughter is wrecked on a lonely California beach and the prisoner manages to escape, after a struggle, only to be taken in hand by the female manager of a remote sheep ranch.

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Jean Simmons, Stephen McNally, Brian Aherne ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1954-09-04

Taza, Son of Cochise

5.6/10 IMDB

Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation, where they are soon joined by the captured renegade Geronimo, who is all it takes to light the firecracker's fuse...

Starring: Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer, Rex Reason, Morris Ankrum, Eugene Iglesias, Richard H. Cutting, Ian MacDonald, Jeff Chandler, Robert Burton ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1954-02-18
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Masterson of Kansas

Masterson of Kansas

5.4/10 IMDB

Western lawman Bat Masterson sets out to prove a man standing trial for murder is innocent.

Starring: George Montgomery, Nancy Gates, James Griffith, Jean Willes, Benny Rubin, Jay Silverheels, Frank Wilcox, Bruce Cowling, Donald Murphy ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1954-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Boy from Oklahoma

The Boy from Oklahoma

6.0/10 IMDB

A town despot makes a guileless patsy the sheriff, lives to regret it.

Starring: Will Rogers Jr., Nancy Olson, Lon Chaney Jr., Anthony Caruso, Slim Pickens, Wallace Ford, Merv Griffin, Clem Bevans, Louis Jean Heydt, Sheb Wooley ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1954-07-15
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Lone Gun

The Lone Gun

5.8/10 IMDB

Cruze arrives in town and when he stands up to the three Moran brothers, he gets appointed Marshal. First the brothers kill a rancher while framing another man. But when the jailer is murdered, Cruze gets evidence the Morans did it. He tries to raise a posse to chase them down but the townsmen refuse to go. So he rides off by himself to face the three of them.

Starring: George Montgomery, Dorothy Malone, Frank Faylen, Neville Brand, Skip Homeier, Douglas Kennedy, Douglas Fowley, Fay Roope, Robert J. Wilke, Chuck Roberson ..
Directed by: Ray Nazarro
Release date: 1954-04-25
Best Western Movies of 1954 : The Yellow Mountain

The Yellow Mountain

5.8/10 IMDB

A formula brawling-buddies western where one goes bad and then returns to the fold. Pete Menlo owns some gold claims in Nevada where he is joined by his old friend Andy Martin. Crooked mine-owner Bannon wants to merge their interests so they can create a monopoly but is turned down. Pete is interested in "Nevada" Wray, daughter of mine-owner "Jackpot" Wray, but she has eyes only for Andy. The rejected Pete joins forces with Bannon and they learn that, because of location, "Jackpot" Wray may be the owner of all the gold in the respective veins. Bannon and his men try to get rid of Andy.

Starring: Lex Barker, Mala Powers, Howard Duff, William Demarest, John McIntire, Leo Gordon, Dayton Lummis, Hal K. Dawson, William Fawcett, James Parnell ..
Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
Release date: 1954-11-16
Best Western Movies of 1954 : Arrow In The Dust

Arrow In The Dust

5.6/10 IMDB

Director Lesley Selander's 1954 western stars Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Keith Larsen, Tom Tully, Lee Van Cleef and Jimmy Wakely.

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Keith Larsen, Tom Tully, Jimmy Wakely, Lee Van Cleef, Tudor Owen, John Pickard, Carleton Young ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1954-04-25

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