Best Western Movies of 1968

1.

Hang 'em High

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and starts dispensing his own brand of Wild West justice.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, Pat Hingle, Ben Johnson, Bruce Dern, Charles McGraw, Ruth White, Alan Hale Jr., L.Q. Jones ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1968-07-31
2.

Guns for San Sebastian

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and steal all their supplies. When Father John is murdered, the villagers mistakenly think the outlaw is the priest. Alastray at first tells them he is not a priest, but they don't believe it, and an apparent miracle seems to prove they are correct. Eventually, he assists them in regaining their confidence and defending themselves.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Charles Bronson, Jaime Fernández, Leon Askin, Anjanette Comer, Sam Jaffe, Silvia Pinal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Rosa Furman, José Chávez ..
Directed by: Henri Verneuil
Release date: 1968-03-20
3.

Bandolero!

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits.

Starring: James Stewart, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Raquel Welch, Andrew Prine, Will Geer, Clint Ritchie, Denver Pyle, Tom Heaton, Rudy Diaz ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1968-06-01
4.

The Scalphunters

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to get his property back and follows them. Before he can do anything, the Indians are raided themselves by a group of scalphunters under the greedy Howie. Not only the hides, but also Joseph falls into their hands. Now Joe follows them alone and tries to trick the numerical superior group out of his hides

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Ossie Davis, Dabney Coleman, Paul Picerni, Dan Vadis, Nick Cravat, Tony Epper, Chuck Roberson ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1968-04-02
5.

The Shooting

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Two miners agree to guide a mysterious woman, who has appeared in their camp from nowhere, to a nearby town; but soon, because of her erratic behavior, they begin to suspect that her true purpose is quite different.

Starring: Will Hutchins, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates, Charles Eastman, Guy El Tsosie, Brandon Carroll, B. J. Merholz, Wally Moon, William Mackleprang ..
Directed by: Monte Hellman
Release date: 1968-06-12
6.

Firecreek

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.

Starring: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Gary Lockwood, Dean Jagger, Ed Begley, Jay C. Flippen, Jack Elam, James Best, BarBara Luna ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1968-01-24
7.

5 Card Stud

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.

Starring: Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Inger Stevens, Roddy McDowall, Katherine Justice, John Anderson, Ruth Springford, Yaphet Kotto, Denver Pyle, Bill Fletcher ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1968-07-28
8.

Villa Rides

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing women's hearts as they go. But each has a nemesis among his friends: Arnold is tormented by Fierro, Villa's right-hand-man; and Villa must face possible betrayal by his own president's naiveté

Starring: Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, Maria Grazia Buccella, Herbert Lom, Robert Viharo, Frank Wolff, Diana Lorys, Alexander Knox, Robert Carricart ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1968-05-29
Best Western Movies of 1968 : The Shakiest Gun in the West
9.

The Shakiest Gun in the West

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun smugglers. She tricks Haywood into a sham marriage as a disguise. Haywood inadvertently becomes the legendary "Doc the Haywood" after he guns down "Arnold the Kid".

Starring: Don Knotts, Barbara Rhoades, Jackie Coogan, Ruth McDevitt, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Carl Ballantine, Pat Morita, Robert Yuro, Herb Voland ..
Directed by: Alan Rafkin
Release date: 1968-07-10
10.

The Stalking Moon

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache and that sooner or later a showdown is almost inevitable.`

Starring: Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Charles Tyner, Richard Bull, Joaquin Martinez ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1968-12-25

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