Best Western Movies of 1964


7 Faces of Dr. Lao

7.1/10 IMDB

An old Chinese man rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao's mysterious circus of mythical beasts.

Starring: Tony Randall, John Ericson, Barbara Eden, Kevin Tate, Arthur O'Connell, Noah Beery Jr., Argentina Brunetti, Royal Dano, John Doucette, Frank Cady ..
Directed by: George Pal
Release date: 1964-03-18

Cheyenne Autumn

6.7/10 IMDB

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyenne.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Sal Mineo, Dolores del Río, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Arthur Kennedy, Patrick Wayne, Elizabeth Allen ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1964-10-03

Rio Conchos

6.6/10 IMDB

Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.

Starring: Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Franciosa, Jim Brown, Timothy Carey, Wende Wagner, Warner Anderson, Rodolfo Acosta, Barry Kelley, Vito Scotti ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1964-10-28

The Outrage

6.2/10 IMDB

At a disused railway station, three men -- a con artist, a preacher, and a prospector -- discuss the recent trial and sentencing of the outlaw Juan Carrasco for the murder of a man and the rape of his wife. In their recounting, the three explore the conflicting testimonies of the parties involved in the crimes. Disconcerting new questions arise with each different version of the event.

Starring: Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson, William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Albert Salmi, Thomas Chalmers, Paul Fix, Jeffrey Darwin Bowman ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1964-10-07
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Circus World

Circus World

6.1/10 IMDB

Circus owner Matt Masters is beset by disasters as he attempts a European tour of his circus. At the same time, he is caught in an emotional bind between his adopted daughter and her mother.

Starring: John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Smith, Katherine Kath, Wanda Rotha, Maggie Rennie, Anne Caprile ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1964-06-25

Invitation to a Gunfighter

6.3/10 IMDB

In New Mexico, a Confederate veteran returns home to find his fiancée married to a Union soldier, his Yankee neighbors rallied against him and his property sold by the local banker who then hires a gunman to kill him.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Janice Rule, George Segal, Alfred Ryder, Clifford David, Mike Kellin, Brad Dexter, Pat Hingle, Bert Freed, John A. Alonzo ..
Directed by: Richard Wilson
Release date: 1964-10-14
Best Western Movies of 1964 : He Rides Tall

He Rides Tall

6.0/10 IMDB

A rancher is pressured by his cheating wife and a gang leader, into trying to cripple a marshal's gun hand, after that marshal killed his murderous son in self defense.

Starring: Tony Young, Dan Duryea, Jo Morrow, Madlyn Rhue, R. G. Armstrong, Joel Fluellen, Carl Reindel, Mickey Simpson, George Murdock, Michael Carr ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1964-02-26
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Pancho's Hideaway

Pancho's Hideaway

6.2/10 IMDB

A hot-tempered bandit, Pancho Vanilla, robs a Mexican bank and rushes to his hideout to count the loot. Speedy Gonzales, Mexico's fastest mouse, follows Pancho there, intending to return the money to the bank. He challenges Pancho to a duel and then speeds past him again and again, bringing every cent of the money back to the bank and causing a flustered and enraged Pancho to shoot himself in the feet.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Ralph James ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt
Release date: 1964-10-23
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Law of the Lawless

Law of the Lawless

5.9/10 IMDB

A former gunfighter, now a circuit court judge, faces his father's killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Yvonne De Carlo, William Bendix, Bruce Cabot, Barton MacLane, John Agar, Richard Arlen, Jody McCrea, Kent Taylor, Lon Chaney Jr. ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1964-05-13
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Bullet for a Badman

Bullet for a Badman

6.4/10 IMDB

Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin, Ruta Lee, Skip Homeier, George Tobias, Alan Hale Jr., Edward Platt, Beverley Owen, Kevin Tate, CeCe Whitney ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1964-09-01
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Mail Order Bride

Mail Order Bride

6.1/10 IMDB

Elderly Will Lane arranges marriage of wild son of dead friend to tame him.

Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Keir Dullea, Lois Nettleton, Warren Oates, BarBara Luna, Paul Fix, Marie Windsor, Denver Pyle, Kathleen Freeman, William Smith ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1964-03-10
Best Western Movies of 1964 : The Quick Gun

The Quick Gun

5.8/10 IMDB

Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Merry Anders, James Best, Ted de Corsia, Walter Sande, Rex Holman, Charles Meredith, Frank Ferguson, Mort Mills, Frank Gerstle ..
Directed by: Sidney Salkow
Release date: 1964-04-01

A Distant Trumpet

6.2/10 IMDB

In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from an Indian attack.

Starring: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain, James Gregory, William Reynolds, Claude Akins, Kent Smith, Bartlett Robinson, Mary Patton, Larry Ward ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1964-05-27
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Stage to Thunder Rock

Stage to Thunder Rock

5.6/10 IMDB

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Marilyn Maxwell, Scott Brady, Anne Seymour, Lon Chaney Jr., John Agar, Wanda Hendrix, Ralph Taeger, Keenan Wynn, Allan Jones ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1964-11-11

Advance to the Rear

5.8/10 IMDB

As punishment for their incompetence in battle, disgraced Union soldier Capt. Jared Heath and his apathetic commanding officer, Col. Claude Brackenbury, are reassigned away from the front lines. The hapless Heath and Brackenbury must now lead a ragtag group on a classified mission to protect a transport for the U.S. Treasury. Complicating matters is Martha Lou Williams, a Confederate agent posing as a lady of the evening.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Jim Backus, Joan Blondell, Andrew Prine, Jesse Pearson, Alan Hale Jr., James Griffith, Whit Bissell ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1964-06-10
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Guns of Diablo

Guns of Diablo

5.6/10 IMDB

14-year-old Kurt Russell plays Jamie, an orphaned boy heading westward with a wagon train. Charles Bronson is a wagon scout Linc Murdock, who runs into difficulties when he meets old flame Maria (Susan Oliver), who is now married to corrupt lawman Rance Macklin (Jan Merlin). The jealous Macklin has Murdock arrested, but Maria frees him, permitting Murdock and Jamie to embark on a new adventure involving a "lost" gold mine.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Susan Oliver, Kurt Russell, Jan Merlin, John Fiedler, Douglas Fowley, Rayford Barnes, Ron Hagerthy, Robert Carricart, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1964-10-04
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Apache Rifles

Apache Rifles

6.0/10 IMDB

A young cavalry officer is assigned the job of bringing in a band of Apaches who have been terrorizing the countryside.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Michael Dante, Linda Lawson, John Archer, L. Q. Jones, Ken Lynch, Joseph Vitale, Robert Brubaker, Eugene Iglesias, J. Pat O'Malley ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1964-11-26
Best Western Movies of 1964 : The Ballad of a Gunfighter

The Ballad of a Gunfighter

5.3/10 IMDB

A former Confederate robs stagecoaches to be able to give money to the local poor people. He soon runs into a gang of robbers who don't have the same good intentions he does.

Starring: Marty Robbins, Joyce Redd, Robert Barron, Nestor Paiva, Michael Davis, Laurette Luez, Charlie Aldrich, Paul McDonald, Cynthia Goodwins ..
Directed by: Bill Ward
Release date: 1964-03-01
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Gunfighters of Casa Grande

Gunfighters of Casa Grande

4.5/10 IMDB

In this western, a gambler wins a big Mexican ranch and decides to herd all of the cattle upon it into Texas. The crook enlists the aide of a few Mexicans, but they don't realize he plans to cheat them. En route, the cattle drivers are ambushed by banditos. They survive, but during the course of the struggle, the cattle hands learn the truth and ensure that justice gets served.

Starring: Alex Nicol, Dick Bentley, Jorge Mistral, Steve Rowland, Phil Posner, Mercedes Alonso, Diana Lorys, María Granada, Roberto Rey, Aldo Sambrell ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1964-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1964 : The Tenderfoot

The Tenderfoot

7.9/10 IMDB

Based on author James H. Tevis' Arizona in the 50s, The Tenderfoot stars Brandon De Wilde as young Tevis. With nothing more than a stetson, a gun, and three buddies, Tevis heads west to seek his destiny. Along the way, he befriends a crusty Army dragoons captain (James Whitmore), Kit Carson's black-sheep brother Mose (Brian Keith), and an itinerant musician-turned-trooper (Paul Durand). Tevis' adventures include the roundup of wild mustangs and a climactic horse race

Starring: Brian Keith, Brandon De Wilde, James Whitmore ..
Directed by: Robert L. Friend
Release date: 1964-11-08
Best Western Movies of 1964 : The Devil's Bedroom

The Devil's Bedroom

6.2/10 IMDB

Misunderstanding and small town prejudice lead to the tragic persecution of an ordinary local man who is a "loner".

Starring: John Lupton, Valerie Allen, Dickie Jones, Morgan Woodward, L.Q. Jones, Mrs. Arch Pearson, Claude Hall ..
Directed by: L.Q. Jones
Release date: 1964-09-01
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Vengeance


5.2/10 IMDB

A Confederate captain's younger brother is flogged to death in a Union stockade. The captain vows revenge. Two years later he finds the men responsible running a rustling operation in a small western town.

Starring: William Thourlby, Melora Conway, Owen Pavitt, Byrd Holland, John Bliss, Larry Gerst, Gordon Wynn, James Cavanaugh, Tiger Joe Marsh ..
Directed by: Dene Hilyard
Release date: 1964-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1964 : Three Dollars of Lead

Three Dollars of Lead

4.6/10 IMDB

Rudy Wallace arrives home to take over the family ranch as his father was killed by cattle baron Morrison. Morrison wants no competition and instructs all other ranchers not to sell Rudy any cattle. A sheriff has followed Rudy to arrest him as an accomplice in a series of holdups but eventually finds out that Rudy is innocent and helps him defeat the crooked Morrison.

Starring: Fred Beir, Evi Marandi, Francisco Nieto, Richard Saint-Bris, Olivier Mathot, Roberto Messina, Andrea Fantasia, Angel Alvarez, Andrea Aureli, Luigi Ciavarro ..
Directed by: Pino Mercanti
Release date: 1964-01-01


0.0/10 IMDB

Focusing on the sport of chuckwagon racing at the Calgary Stampede, captured through a mix of aerial, POV, and ringside footage, the film is ahead of its time in the way it captures adrenaline-pumping action.

Starring: John Drainie ..
Directed by: Robert Barclay
Release date: 1964-07-05

Okay sceriffo

0.0/10 IMDB

The hills around the mining town of Rock City are infested with outlaws. Sheriff Preston, a gentleman sheriff, prefers to disarm the outlaws with cunning strategy instead of using his gun.

Directed by: Angio Zane
Release date: 1964-01-01

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