Best Western Movies of 1963



7.8/10 IMDB

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde, Whit Bissell, Crahan Denton, John Ashley, Val Avery, George Petrie, Curt Conway ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1963-05-28


7.2/10 IMDB

Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and nearby Native Americans. As McLintock tries to juggle his various adversaries, his wife—who left him two years previously—suddenly returns. But she isn't interested in George; she wants custody of their daughter.

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Stefanie Powers, Jack Kruschen, Chill Wills, Yvonne De Carlo, Jerry Van Dyke, Edgar Buchanan, Bruce Cabot ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1963-11-12

Savage Sam

6.2/10 IMDB

Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.

Starring: Brian Keith, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Dewey Martin, Jeff York, Marta Kristen, Rafael Campos, Rodolfo Acosta ..
Directed by: Norman Tokar
Release date: 1963-06-01
Best Western Movies of 1963 : The Great Toy Robbery

The Great Toy Robbery

7.2/10 IMDB

This short animation stars the world's most-wanted good guy: Santa Claus. In this spoof of the Wild West, good triumphs over evil, but not before the evil robbers and their innocent victims have romped through some odd situations.

Directed by: Jeff Hale
Release date: 1963-01-01

4 for Texas

5.6/10 IMDB

In the 1870s, two rival businessmen, Zack Thomas and Joe Jarrett, on a stagecoach heading to Galveston, Texas, must pull together to protect $100,000 from an outlaw named Matson. Once in Galveston, however, their rivalry continues, as Thomas joins up with Elya Carlson and Jarret with Maxine Richter. But Matson is still on the loose, and a scheming banker threatens both Thomas and Jarrett.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Victor Buono, Edric Connor, Nick Dennis, Richard Jaeckel, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1963-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1963 : Showdown


6.3/10 IMDB

A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Kathleen Crowley, Charles Drake, Harold J. Stone, Skip Homeier, L. Q. Jones, Strother Martin, Charles Horvath, John McKee, Henry Wills ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1963-05-03
Best Western Movies of 1963 : Gunfight at Comanche Creek

Gunfight at Comanche Creek

6.2/10 IMDB

Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing the gang's methods, arranges to have agent Bob Gifford jailed in Comanche Creek for train robbery. The gang takes the bait (not before Gifford catches the eye of lovely saloon-keeper Abbie). But how will the bait get off the hook?

Starring: Audie Murphy, DeForest Kelley, Ben Cooper, Colleen Miller, Jan Merlin, Adam Williams, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Mort Mills, John Milford, Michael T. Mikler ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1963-11-06

Cattle King

5.9/10 IMDB

A rich landowner of Wyoming fights to prevent the Texas herds from trampling his rich meadows.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Robert Loggia, Joan Caulfield, Robert Middleton, Larry Gates, Malcolm Atterbury, William Windom, Virginia Christine, Richard Devon, Ray Teal ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1963-07-08
Best Western Movies of 1963 : The Man from Galveston

The Man from Galveston

6.1/10 IMDB

Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who actually shot the fatal bullet.

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Preston Foster, James Coburn, Joanna Moore, Edward Andrews, Kevin Hagen, Martin West, Ed Nelson, Karl Swenson, Grace Lee Whitney ..
Directed by: William Conrad
Release date: 1963-12-18
Best Western Movies of 1963 : The Raiders

The Raiders

5.2/10 IMDB

Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.

Starring: Brian Keith, Robert Culp, Judi Meredith, Jim McMullan, Alfred Ryder, Simon Oakland, Ben Cooper, Trevor Bardette, Harry Carey, Jr., Richard H. Cutting ..
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Release date: 1963-12-01

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