Best Western Movies of 1974


Blazing Saddles

7.7/10 IMDB

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Harvey Korman, Slim Pickens, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Liam Dunn, George Furth, Burton Gilliam ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1974-02-07
Best Western Movies of 1974 : Mrs. Sundance

Mrs. Sundance

6.1/10 IMDB

The girlfriend of the Sundance Kid is on the run, with a price on her head, when she hears rumors that Sundance may still be alive.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, L. Q. Jones, Arthur Hunnicutt, Lurene Tuttle, Claudette Nevins, Lorna Thayer, Robert Donner, Byron Mabe, Dean Smith ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1974-01-15

The Spikes Gang

6.3/10 IMDB

After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. The gang of men go on a crime spree and are converted to outlaws with a price on their heads.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Gary Grimes, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith, Arthur Hunnicutt, Noah Beery Jr., Marc Smith, Don Fellows, Elliott Sullivan, Robert Beatty ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1974-04-11
Best Western Movies of 1974 : Zandy's Bride

Zandy's Bride

6.4/10 IMDB

Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart, Susan Tyrrell, Harry Dean Stanton, Joe Santos, Frank Cady, Sam Bottoms, Bob Simpson, Carl Pitti ..
Directed by: Jan Troell
Release date: 1974-05-19

Billy Two Hats

6.3/10 IMDB

An aging outlaw helps a young half-breed learn the ropes.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Warden, David Huddleston, Sian Barbara Allen, John Pearce, Dawn Little Sky, Vincent St. Cyr, Henry Medicine Hat, Zeev Berlinsky ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1974-03-07
Best Western Movies of 1974 : Sidekicks


6.8/10 IMDB

This 1974 made-for-TV sequel to Skin Game (1971) brings back Lou Gossett, Jr. as Jason, with Larry Hagman taking over the role of Quince, played by James Garner in the first film. On the lam from their most recent scam, Quince and Jason find themselves mistaken for a pair of bank robbers, and at the mercy of an overzealous sheriff's daughter and an outlaw looking to pull one last job before he goes home to his family.

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Larry Hagman, Blythe Danner ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1974-03-21
Best Western Movies of 1974 : The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

6.0/10 IMDB

The swishing fop Don Diego de la Vega becomes the swashbuckling masked hero Zorro when tyranny threatens his people in nineteenth-century California.

Starring: Frank Langella, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Louise Sorel, Anne Archer, Yvonne De Carlo, Tom Lacy, Jorge Cervera Jr., Jay Hammer, Robert Middleton ..
Directed by: Don McDougall
Release date: 1974-10-29
Best Western Movies of 1974 : Uno para la horca

Uno para la horca

6.5/10 IMDB

A man named Tony is captured riding the horse of Lee Corey, a missing delivery man for a local mining company. Tony claims to have bought the horse from two men, but the sheriff believes he has murdered Corey and stolen the horse. Tony is sent to the gallows, but escapes hanging with the help of Corey's mistress and sets out to find the real killer.

Starring: Hugo Stiglitz, Rafael Baledón, Norma Lazareno, Narciso Busquets, Karina Duprez, Liza Willert, Milton Rodríguez, Bruno Rey ..
Directed by: Alberto Mariscal
Release date: 1974-01-24
Best Western Movies of 1974 : The Gun and the Pulpit

The Gun and the Pulpit

5.6/10 IMDB

In the days of the "Wild West," a gunslinger, with a price on his head, discovers the body of a traveling minister who has been killed in an ambush. Fearing those who are following him, he assumes the dead minister's identity.

Starring: Marjoe Gortner, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Geoffrey Lewis, Estelle Parsons, Pamela Sue Martin, Jeff Corey, Karl Swenson, Jon Lormer, Robert Phillips ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1974-04-03
Best Western Movies of 1974 : The Castaway Cowboy

The Castaway Cowboy

5.9/10 IMDB

A Wayward Texas cowboy washes up on the beaches of Hawaii and is taken home by an fatherless boy. He saves the family's business while romancing the single mom.

Starring: James Garner, Vera Miles, Eric Shea, Robert Culp, Manu Tupou, Gregory Sierra, Shug Fisher, Kim Kahana, Buddy Joe Hooker, Elizabeth Smith ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1974-08-01

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