Best Western Movies of 1976

1.

The Outlaw Josey Wales

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Bill McKinney, John Vernon, Paula Trueman, Sam Bottoms, Geraldine Keams, Woodrow Parfrey, Joyce Jameson ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1976-06-30
2.

The Shootist

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son.However, it is not Brooks' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, Richard Boone, Hugh O'Brian, Bill McKinney, Harry Morgan, John Carradine, Sheree North ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1976-08-11
Best Western Movies of 1976 : Keoma
3.

Keoma

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make matters worse, Keoma's three half-brothers have joined forces with Caldwell, and make it painfully clear that his return is an unwelcome one. Determined to break Caldwell and his brothers' grip on the town, Keoma partners with his father's former ranch hand to exact violent revenge.

Starring: Franco Nero, Woody Strode, Olga Karlatos, Orso Maria Guerrini, Gabriella Giacobbe, Antonio Marsina, Joshua Sinclair, William Berger, Donald O'Brien, Wolfango Soldati ..
Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari
Release date: 1976-11-25
4.

The Missouri Breaks

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton, John McLiam, John P. Ryan, Steve Franken, Richard Bradford ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1976-05-19
5.

The Last Hard Men

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade's daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?

Starring: Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Barbara Hershey, Jorge Rivero, Michael Parks, Larry Wilcox, Thalmus Rasulala, Christopher Mitchum, Morgan Paull, John Quade ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1976-04-22
6.

From Noon Till Three

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

Bank robber Graham Dorsey spends a few hours with beautiful widow Amanda Starbuck, in which time his gang takes part in a disastrous holdup. Learning of his comrades' demise, Dorsey goes on the lam. Believing her short-term lover was killed by the law, Amanda decides to make the most of having had a liaison with the supposedly deceased desperado by writing a book about him. Much to his confusion, the still-living Dorsey watches as his name becomes legendary.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Douglas Fowley, Stan Haze, Damon Douglas, Hector Morales, Bert Williams, Davis Roberts, Betty Cole, William Lanteau ..
Directed by: Frank D. Gilroy
Release date: 1976-08-13
Best Western Movies of 1976 : Mad Dog Morgan
7.

Mad Dog Morgan

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Bill Hunter, Frank Thring, Michael Pate, Wallas Eaton, John Hargreaves, Robin Ramsay, Graeme Blundell ..
Directed by: Philippe Mora
Release date: 1976-07-09
8.

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Harvey Keitel, Kevin McCarthy, Allan F. Nicholls, Geraldine Chaplin, John Considine, Robert DoQui, Bert Remsen, Denver Pyle ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1976-06-24
9.

The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Kay Lenz, Elizabeth Ashley, Sylvia Miles, Strother Martin ..
Directed by: Don Taylor
Release date: 1976-06-23
Best Western Movies of 1976 : Treasure of Matecumbe
10.

Treasure of Matecumbe

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

In post-Civil War Kentucky, young David Burnic becomes the unexpected heir to the family secret, a map leading to buried treasure on the Florida isle of Matecumbe.

Starring: Robert Foxworth, Joan Hackett, Peter Ustinov, Vic Morrow, Johnny Doran, Billy 'Pop' Atmore, Jane Wyatt, Virginia Vincent, Robert DoQui, Don Knight ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1976-07-01

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