Best Western Movies of 1960


The Magnificent Seven

7.7/10 IMDB

An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn, Horst Buchholz, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Vladimir Sokoloff ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1960-10-12

The Alamo

6.8/10 IMDB

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon, Patrick Wayne, Linda Cristal, Joan O'Brien, Chill Wills, Joseph Calleia, Ken Curtis ..
Directed by: John Wayne
Release date: 1960-10-23

The Unforgiven

6.6/10 IMDB

The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their beloved adopted daughter was stolen from the Kiowa tribe.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon, Lillian Gish, Charles Bickford, Joseph Wiseman, June Walker, Kipp Hamilton, Arnold Merritt ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1960-04-06

Sergeant Rutledge

7.4/10 IMDB

Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke, Juano Hernández, Willis Bouchey, Carleton Young, Judson Pratt, Chuck Roberson, Chuck Hayward ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1960-05-18

Comanche Station

7.0/10 IMDB

A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier, Richard Rust, Rand Brooks, Dyke Johnson, Foster Hood, Joe Molina, Vincent St. Cyr ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1960-03-01

North to Alaska

6.9/10 IMDB

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after trying to get George and Angel together, finally romances Angel, who, in the meantime, is busy fighting off the advances of George's younger brother, Billy.

Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian, Capucine, Mickey Shaughnessy, Karl Swenson, Kathleen Freeman, John Qualen, Stanley Adams ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1960-11-07

Flaming Star

6.5/10 IMDB

Sam Burton's second wife is a Kiowa, and their son is therefore born mixed-race. When a struggle starts between the whites and the native Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Steve Forrest, Barbara Eden, Dolores del Río, Rodolfo Acosta, Karl Swenson, Ford Rainey, John McIntire, Richard Jaeckel, L.Q. Jones ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1960-12-20
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Hell Bent for Leather

Hell Bent for Leather

6.6/10 IMDB

When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Jan Merlin, Robert Middleton, James Westmoreland, Malcolm Atterbury, Joseph Ruskin, Allan Lane, John Qualen ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1960-02-01


6.4/10 IMDB

The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Arthur O'Connell, Russ Tamblyn, Mercedes McCambridge, Vic Morrow, Robert Keith, Charles McGraw, Harry Morgan ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1960-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Seven Ways from Sundown

Seven Ways from Sundown

6.8/10 IMDB

Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Barry Sullivan, Venetia Stevenson, John McIntire, Kenneth Tobey, Mary Field, Ken Lynch, Suzanne Lloyd, Jack Kruschen, Don Haggerty ..
Directed by: Harry Keller
Release date: 1960-09-25

Heller in Pink Tights

5.9/10 IMDB

Nineteenth century Wyoming: the wild West. Mild-mannered Tom Healy has a two-wagon theater troupe hounded by creditors because Angela, his leading lady and the object of his affection, constantly buys clothes. In Cheyenne, they meet with applause, so they hope to stay awhile: the theater owner likes Angela, and she keeps him on a string. She's also the object of the attentions of Mabry, a gunslinger who's owed money by the richest man in Bonanza.

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest, Eileen Heckart, Ramon Novarro, Edmund Lowe, George Mathews, Edward Binns, Warren Wade ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1960-03-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Juanito


4.2/10 IMDB

In the middle of a revolution, the son of a president ends up in the hands of a German hunter who welcomes him into his home, not knowing his origin.

Starring: Pablito Calvo, Sabine Bethmann, Georg Thomalla, Hans von Borsody, Pilar Cansino, Ángel Ortiz, José Marco Davó ..
Directed by: Fernando Palacios
Release date: 1960-05-06
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Horse Hare

Horse Hare

6.8/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam leads his Indians against Fort Lariat while Bugs is in charge.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1960-02-13
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Five Bold Women

Five Bold Women

6.6/10 IMDB

Marshal Kirk Reed is escorting five female prisoners---killers all--- from one part of Texas to another part of Texas where a new prison has been built. Along the way he has to deal with dissension among the troops, attacks by the Comanches, a budding romance with Ellen, The Missouri Lady, (before her ex-husband, The Missouri Kid, shows up in an attempt to rescue her.

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Merry Anders, Jim Ross, Irish McCalla, Kathy Marlowe, Lucita Blain, Dee Carroll, Robert Caffey, George Kramer, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ..
Directed by: Jorge López Portillo
Release date: 1960-08-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : The Plunderers

The Plunderers

6.6/10 IMDB

Four young toughs have ridden into Trail City and claimed it as easy pickings for their bullying and gunplay. The whole town will be overrun by lawlessness if decent folks like rancher and Civil War veteran Sam Christy don’t take a stand.

Starring: Jeff Chandler, John Saxon, Dolores Hart, Marsha Hunt, Jay C. Flippen, Ray Stricklyn, James Westerfield, Dee Pollock, Vaughn Taylor, Harvey Stephens ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1960-11-05
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Guns of the Timberland

Guns of the Timberland

5.5/10 IMDB

Logger Jim Hadley and his lumberjack crew are looking for new forest to cut. They locate a prime prospect outside the town of Deep Wells. The residents of Deep Wells led by Laura Riley are opposed to the felling of the trees, believing that losing them would cause mudslides during the heavy rains. Conflict between the town's residents and the loggers is inevitable.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jeanne Crain, Gilbert Roland, Frankie Avalon, Lyle Bettger, Noah Beery Jr., Verna Felton, Alana Ladd, Regis Toomey, Johnny Seven ..
Directed by: Robert D. Webb
Release date: 1960-02-01

Yo no me caso compadre

6.6/10 IMDB

Neither party pf an arranged marriage wants to comply with their parents' expectations, and he & she both come up with plans to sabotage the proceedings.

Starring: Luis Aguilar, Rosita Quintana, Fernando Soto, Conchita Gentil Arcos, Arturo Castro 'Bigotón' ..
Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado
Release date: 1960-05-26
Best Western Movies of 1960 : One Foot in Hell

One Foot in Hell

6.2/10 IMDB

Mitch Barrett becomes embittered because his wife is allowed to die when he can't pay for the medicine she needs. The remorseful townspeople hire Mitch to be a deputy sheriff, thereby enabling him to plot an elaborate bank robbery with the help of an artist, a pickpocket, a gunslinger and a bar-girl.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels, Barry Coe, Larry Gates, Karl Swenson, John Alexander, Rachel Stephens, Stanley Adams ..
Directed by: James B. Clark
Release date: 1960-09-11
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Four Fast Guns

Four Fast Guns

6.0/10 IMDB

A loner (James Craig) on the lam wanders into an Old West town run by a disabled villain that no one wants to fight.

Starring: James Craig, Martha Vickers, Edgar Buchanan, Brett Halsey, Paul Richards, Richard Martin, Blu Wright, John Swift, Paul Raymond ..
Directed by: William J. Hole Jr.
Release date: 1960-02-10
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Ten Who Dared

Ten Who Dared

5.5/10 IMDB

The John Wesley Powell expedition of 1869 explores the dangerous Colorado River, withstands internal dissension, and finally discovers the Grand Canyon.

Starring: Brian Keith, Ben Johnson, John Beal, James Drury, R. G. Armstrong, L.Q. Jones, Dan Sheridan, Stan Jones, David Frankham, Roy Barcroft ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1960-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : For the Love of Mike

For the Love of Mike

6.2/10 IMDB

An orphan trains a racehorse so he can win the money to build a new church.

Starring: Richard Basehart, Stuart Erwin, Arthur Shields, Danny Bravo, Elsa Cárdenas, Rex Allen, Armando Silvestre ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1960-08-28
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Calibre 44

Calibre 44

5.8/10 IMDB

The film tells the story of two twins separated in childhood who reunite when they are older. One of them has grown between outlaws and has become one of them, a murderous bandit who frightens the region. The other has grown, without knowing it, in exactly the ranch of the man who murdered his father and has become the loving foreman of the farmer's daughter, now deceased.

Starring: Eulalio González, Pedro Armendáriz, Rosita Quintana, Rodolfo Landa, Jaime Fernández ..
Directed by: Julián Soler
Release date: 1960-05-20
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Walk Like a Dragon

Walk Like a Dragon

6.7/10 IMDB

California, 1870s. The cowboy Lincoln 'Linc' Bartlett finds out there's a slave auction of Chinese women in San Francisco and he intervenes and purchases the Chinese Kim Sung from the auction with the intent of setting her free. But it doesn't occur to Linc that setting her free isn't enough. Where is she going to go? Kim doesn't speak English and she's just going to be exploited by somebody else. Linc takes Kim home to serve as a housekeeper. Ma Bartlett Linc's mother, is not happy that a Chinese girl is living in her home, and even less happy when Kim and her son fall in love. Their affair also arouses the jealousy of Cheng Lu, a Chinese immigrant.

Starring: Jack Lord, Nobu McCarthy, James Shigeta, Mel Tormé, Josephine Hutchinson, Rodolfo Acosta, Benson Fong, Michael Pate, Lilyan Chauvin, Lilyan Chauvin ..
Directed by: James Clavell
Release date: 1960-06-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Noose for a Gunman

Noose for a Gunman

5.6/10 IMDB

Case Britton, gunslinger and wanted man, comes to town to meet his bride-to-be, stop a stagecoach robbery, and get even with the man who killed his brother.

Starring: Jim Davis, Lyn Thomas, Barton MacLane, Harry Carey, Jr., Ted de Corsia, Walter Sande, William Tannen, Leo Gordon, William Challee, Lane Chandler ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1960-05-01

Pistol Packin' Woodpecker

5.5/10 IMDB

Woody Woodpecker, hot, hungry and thirsty, is walking across a dry, bleak Western desert.

Starring: Dal McKennon, Grace Stafford ..
Directed by: Paul J. Smith
Release date: 1960-04-19
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Mission of Danger

Mission of Danger

5.2/10 IMDB

After his Rangers are caught during a raid, a major must infiltrate the French army to save his men.

Starring: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Taina Elg, Philip Tonge, Alan Hale Jr., Patrick Macnee, Adam Williams, Sandy Kenyon, Bruce Gordon ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur, George Waggner
Release date: 1960-01-16
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Gunfighters of Abilene

Gunfighters of Abilene

5.2/10 IMDB

A gunman receives a request for help from his brother, but arrives too late to save him from the lawless rancher who wanted him dead.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Barton MacLane, Rachel Ames, Russell Thorson, Lee Farr, Eugenia Paul, Jan Arvan, Richard Devon, Richard H. Cutting, Kenneth MacDonald ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1960-01-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : The Slowest Gun in the West

The Slowest Gun in the West

6.7/10 IMDB

The town of Primrose, Arizona is beset by outlaws, so the towns people hire Fletcher Bissell III (A.K.A. The Silver Dollar Kid) as their new sheriff. Fletcher is so cowardly the townsfolk are sure that the local outlaws will be too proud to gun him down. This proves to be the case, and the outlaws hire their own cowardly gunfighter, Chicken Farnsworth, to go up against The Silver Dollar Kid. Written by Jim Beaver

Starring: Phil Silvers, Jack Benny, Ted de Corsia, Jack Elam, Karl Lukas, Robert J. Wilke, Lee Van Cleef, George Keymas, John Dierkes, Mauritz Hugo ..
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Release date: 1960-05-07
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Half Way to Hell

Half Way to Hell

3.1/10 IMDB

Maria San Carlos, the only daughter of a wealthy landowner, is betrothed to Escobar, a General in the Mexican Revolution, but she does not love him. Escobar sends a mixed gang of Americans and Mexicans to capture her and bring her to him. Complications ensue when an American cowboy, who had been hitching a ride with Maria's entourage and has his gold stolen by the gang, pursues them across the desert.

Starring: Al Adamson, Caroll Montour, Sergio Virel, Shirley Tegge, David Lloyd, Don Carlos, Gene Sterling, Monte Joe Oyler, Gene Walker, Joe Lane ..
Directed by: Al Adamson, Victor Adamson
Release date: 1960-03-04
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Young Jesse James

Young Jesse James

5.0/10 IMDB

When Missouri farm boy Jesse James witnesses the lynching of his father by the Yankees, he forsakes his family's homestead to find his brother Frank, a soldier in Quantrill's Raiders, a renegade band of Confederates. Bent on revenge, Jesse begs to join the raiders.

Starring: Ray Stricklyn, Willard Parker, Merry Anders, Robert Dix, Emile Meyer, Jacklyn O'Donnell, Sheila Bromley, John O'Neill, Ollie O'Toole, Rayford Barnes ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1960-08-02
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Natchez Trace

Natchez Trace

6.9/10 IMDB

Bank clerk Virgil Stewart infiltrates a band of land pirates on the Natchez Trace, and learns bandit leader John Morrow's ambitious plans will lead to bloody revolution between slaveholders and slaves if they aren't stopped.

Starring: Zachary Scott, William Campbell, Marcia Henderson, Irene James, Ann Kelly, Jim Reppert, Annette Alexander, Al Scott, Mario Galento, Frank Cunningham ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Release date: 1960-08-31
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Walk Tall

Walk Tall

5.6/10 IMDB

To keep peace, an Army captain (Willard Parker) hunts for an outlaw-gang leader (Kent Taylor) who is raiding Indians.

Starring: Willard Parker, Joyce Meadows, Kent Taylor, Russ Bender, Ron Soble, William Mims, Alberto Monte, Felix Locher, Dave DePaul ..
Directed by: Maury Dexter
Release date: 1960-09-01
Best Western Movies of 1960 : 13 Fighting Men

13 Fighting Men

4.9/10 IMDB

A group of Union Army soldiers is charged with protecting a box of gold and getting it to its rightful place within the government coffers.

Starring: Grant Williams, Brad Dexter, Carole Mathews, Robert Dix, Richard Garland, Richard Crane, Rex Holman, Stephen Ferry, I. Stanford Jolley, Ted Knight ..
Directed by: Harry Gerstad
Release date: 1960-03-31
Best Western Movies of 1960 : Colorado Legend

Colorado Legend

0.0/10 IMDB

A tale of two gold miners of the old west who struck it rich. The lonely life made them heavy drinkers and one night when the heavy, silent Dutchman wouldn't talk to the feisty little Irishman, he was knifed to death. The Irishman was hanged and the whereabouts of the mine lies buried with him.

Directed by: Stan Brakhage
Release date: 1960-01-01

Bala de Plata en el pueblo maldito

0.0/10 IMDB

Cowboy hero tries to track down the deed to Pappy's mine.

Starring: Julio Aldama, Fernando Soto, Rosa de Castilla, Crox Alvarado, Ramón Bugarini, Noé Murayama ..
Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado
Release date: 1960-08-17
Best Western Movies of 1960 : The Dalton That Got Away

The Dalton That Got Away

0.0/10 IMDB

The story of one of the notorious members of the infamous Dalton Brothers outlaw gang.

Starring: Mike Connors, Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Rivas, Félix Moreno, Zachary Milton, Stillman Segar, George Russell, Reed Howes, Francisco Reynolds ..
Directed by: Jaime Salvador
Release date: 1960-11-01

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