Best Western Movies of 1958

1.

The Big Country

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is spoiled, selfish and controlled by her wealthy father, Major Henry Terrill. The Major is involved in a ruthless civil war, over watering rights for cattle, with a rough hewn clan led by Rufus Hannassey. The land in question is owned by Julie Maragon and both Terrill and Hannassey want it.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Alfonso Bedoya, Chuck Connors, Chuck Hayward, Buff Brady ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1958-09-30
2.

Gunman's Walk

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Tab Hunter plays Ed Hackett, the son of gunslinger-turned-land baron Lee Hackett (Van Heflin) in this wide-screen western.

Starring: Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Kathryn Grant, James Darren, Mickey Shaughnessy, Robert F. Simon, Edward Platt, Ray Teal, Paul Birch, Michael Granger ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1958-07-01
3.

Terror in a Texas Town

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Armed with a harpoon, a Swedish whaler is out for revenge after the death of his father. A greedy oil man trying to buy up the Swede's land might be the guilty party.

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Sebastian Cabot, Carol Kelly, Eugene Mazzola, Nedrick Young, Victor Millan, Frank Ferguson, Marilee Earle, Byron Foulger, Ted Stanhope ..
Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis
Release date: 1958-09-01
4.

Man of the West

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Heading east to Fort Worth to hire a schoolteacher for his frontier town home, Link Jones is stranded with singer Billie Ellis and gambler Sam Beasley when their train is held up. For shelter, Jones leads them to his nearby former home, where he was brought up an outlaw. Finding the gang still living in the shack, Jones pretends to be ready to return to a life crime.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell, Jack Lord, John Dehner, Royal Dano, Robert J. Wilke ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1958-09-30
5.

Buchanan Rides Alone

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A Texan pits a powerful family against itself to save a Mexican from hanging.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, Barry Kelley, Tol Avery, Peter Whitney, L.Q. Jones, Manuel Rojas, Robert Anderson, Joe De Santis, William Leslie ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1958-08-01
6.

The Sheepman

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he intends to graze on the range. The horrified inhabitants decide to run him out at all costs

Starring: Glenn Ford, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Nielsen, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan, Pernell Roberts, Slim Pickens, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Willis Bouchey ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1958-05-01
7.

The Bravados

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Jim is a rancher and a widower, and he rides into Rio Arriba, where four men are awaiting execution. He wants to see the hanging, but the town has issued instructions to only allow the hangman to enter. They have never had an execution before, so they have brought in a man from outside town to do the job.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Henry Silva, Lee Van Cleef, Andrew Duggan, Stephen Boyd, Albert Salmi, Kathleen Gallant, Barry Coe, Herbert Rudley ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1958-06-25
8.

The Law and Jake Wade

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Jake Wade breaks Cling Hollister out of jail to pay off an old debt, though it's clear there is some pretty deep hostility between them. They part, and Jake returns to his small-town marshal's job and his fiancée only to find he has been tracked there by Hollister. It seems they were once in a gang together and Jake knows where the proceeds of a bank hold-up are hidden. Hollister and his sidekicks make off into the hills, taking along the trussed-up marshal and his kidnapped bride-to-be to force the lawman to show them where the loot is.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Widmark, Patricia Owens, Robert Middleton, Henry Silva, DeForest Kelley, Burt Douglas, Eddie Firestone ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1958-06-06
9.

Cowboy

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon, though, the tenderfoot finds out life on the range is neither what he expected nor what he's been looking for...

Starring: Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon, Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy, Dick York, Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Richard Jaeckel, King Donovan, Vaughn Taylor, Donald Randolph ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1958-02-19
10.

Saddle the Wind

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Steve Sinclair is a world a world-weary former gunslinger, now living as a peaceful farmer. Things go wrong when his wild younger brother Tony arrives on the scene with his new bride Joan Blake.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Julie London, John Cassavetes, Donald Crisp, Charles McGraw, Royal Dano, Richard Erdman, Douglas Spencer, Ray Teal ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish, John Sturges
Release date: 1958-03-20

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