Best Western Movies of 1962


The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

8.1/10 IMDB

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Starring: John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Edmond O'Brien, Ken Murray, John Carradine, Jeanette Nolan, Andy Devine, John Qualen ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1962-04-22

Ride the High Country

7.5/10 IMDB

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Mariette Hartley, Ron Starr, Edgar Buchanan, R. G. Armstrong, Jenie Jackson, James Drury, L. Q. Jones, John Anderson ..
Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
Release date: 1962-06-20

How the West Was Won

7.1/10 IMDB

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

Starring: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart ..
Directed by: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1962-10-01

Lonely Are the Brave

7.6/10 IMDB

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, Carroll O'Connor, Michael Kane, William Schallert, George Kennedy, Karl Swenson, William Mims, Martín Garralaga ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1962-05-24
Best Western Movies of 1962 : Six Gun Law

Six Gun Law

7.4/10 IMDB

Re-edited version of two episodes from the Disney series "The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca" starring Robert Loggia as a lawyer trying to save a friend from being framed for robbery.

Starring: Robert Loggia, Lynn Bari, Annette Funicello, Jay C. Flippen, Patric Knowles ..
Directed by: Christian Nyby
Release date: 1962-12-01


5.8/10 IMDB

In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares war against the Americans.

Starring: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Armando Silvestre, Adam West, Lawrence Dobkin, John Anderson, Denver Pyle, Ross Martin, Mario Navarro ..
Directed by: Arnold Laven
Release date: 1962-04-27
Best Western Movies of 1962 : Six Black Horses

Six Black Horses

6.6/10 IMDB

Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On route, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of a getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, Duryea is killed anyway by the Indians and gets his wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Joan O'Brien, George Wallace, Roy Barcroft, Bob Steele, Henry Wills, Phil Chambers, Charlita, Dale van Sickel ..
Directed by: Harry Keller
Release date: 1962-08-24
Best Western Movies of 1962 : Tall in the Trap

Tall in the Trap

5.1/10 IMDB

When Jerry rustles cheese from the Dry Gulch General Store, Sheriff Mutt Dillin hires Tom, the fastest trap in the West.

Starring: Allen Swift ..
Directed by: Gene Deitch
Release date: 1962-09-14
Best Western Movies of 1962 : The Broken Land

The Broken Land

5.0/10 IMDB

A cowboy rides into a small town that is ruled with an iron fist by a corrupt sheriff. He becomes involved with a pretty young town girl and some residents who are trying to oust the sheriff, resulting in a robbery, a murder and his being pursued by a vengeful posse.

Starring: Kent Taylor, Diana Darrin, Jody McCrea, Robert Sampson, Jack Nicholson, Gary Sneed, Don Orlando, Helen Joseph ..
Directed by: John A. Bushelman
Release date: 1962-03-31
Best Western Movies of 1962 : The Wild Westerners

The Wild Westerners

5.0/10 IMDB

Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is murdered to keep from talking but his killer is identified as Plummer's Deputy. Plummer is still not suspected when McDowell's wife is kidnaped and the outlaws demand the big gold shipment be sent unguarded. So McDowell heads out alone to face the gang with a load of gunpowder instead of gold and only a few trusted Deputies nearby.

Starring: James Philbrook, Nancy Kovack, Duane Eddy, Guy Mitchell, Hugh Sanders, Elizabeth MacRae, Marshall Reed, Nestor Paiva, Harry Lauter, Bob Steele ..
Directed by: Oscar Rudolph
Release date: 1962-06-06

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