Best Western Movies of 1978


Comes a Horseman

6.3/10 IMDB

Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage...they eventually find love.

Starring: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard, Richard Farnsworth, Mark Harmon, Macon McCalman, Basil Hoffman, James Keach ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1978-10-25

Hot Lead & Cold Feet

6.1/10 IMDB

Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.

Starring: Jim Dale, Karen Valentine, Don Knotts, Jack Elam, Darren McGavin, John Williams, Warren Vanders, Debbie Lytton, Michael Sharrett, David S. Cass Sr. ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1978-07-05

Goin' South

6.2/10 IMDB

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying him.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Bradford, Jeff Morris, Danny DeVito, Tracey Walter, Luana Anders ..
Directed by: Jack Nicholson
Release date: 1978-10-06
Best Western Movies of 1978 : The New Maverick

The New Maverick

6.3/10 IMDB

Gambling brothers Bret (James Garner) and Bart Maverick (Jack Kelly) are, as usual, hot on the trail of a fast buck.

Starring: James Garner, Charles Frank, Jack Kelly, Susan Blanchard, Eugene Roche, George Loros, Woodrow Parfrey, Jack Garner, Graham Jarvis, Susan Sullivan ..
Directed by: Hy Averback
Release date: 1978-09-03
Best Western Movies of 1978 : The Pussycat Ranch

The Pussycat Ranch

5.6/10 IMDB

The rough life of the western cowboy was dirty in more ways than one. And how better to ease the pains and problems of a round up than at the whoopin'est, hootin'est, whorein'est cathouse in the west - Pussycat Ranch! That's right, an entire layout of voluptuous vixens eager to please their men in every imaginable way. And when the star pussycat of them all, Sweet Polly, gets ahold of Billy The Kid, well, you'll just have to watch it to find out! From haystack to four-poster, at PUSSYCAT RANCH the action never quits!

Starring: Eric Edwards, Joey Silvera, Arcadia Lake, Heather Young, Samantha Fox, Roger Caine, Molly Malone, Marlow Ferguson, Daisey Mae, Don Peterson ..
Directed by: John Christopher
Release date: 1978-11-14
Best Western Movies of 1978 : True Grit: A Further Adventure

True Grit: A Further Adventure

6.2/10 IMDB

The further adventures of 'True Grit' Rooster Cogburn which has him battling injustice in his own unorthodox way while contending with a teenage girl bent on reforming him.

Starring: Warren Oates, Lisa Pelikan, Lee Meriwether, James Stephens, Jeff Osterhage, Lee Montgomery, Ramon Bieri, Gregg Palmer, Parley Baer, Lee de Broux ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1978-05-19
Best Western Movies of 1978 : White Fang and the Kid

White Fang and the Kid

4.8/10 IMDB

The town drunk of Gallatin, Missouri is former outlaw Franky James, brother of Jesse James. He is reformed by a woman, a young boy and a dog. He helps rid the town of corrupt town boss Mr. Morgan.

Starring: Inga Alexandrova, Tony Kendall, Fabrizio Mariani, Gordon Mitchell, Giacomo Assandri, Lorenzo Bruni, Paolo Celli, Ruggero Chessa, Clara Colosimo, Gianni Diana ..
Directed by: Vito Bruschini
Release date: 1978-12-15
Best Western Movies of 1978 : Canada Vignettes: Sodbusters

Canada Vignettes: Sodbusters

5.2/10 IMDB

A Canadian prairie farm family has a tough beginning on their new farm.

Release date: 1978-09-22
Best Western Movies of 1978 : Beartooth


5.5/10 IMDB

An intriguing tale of courage and love in a savage wilderness, as two rivals become friends in order to survive the ordeals of a harsh winter. Follow the adventurous tales of these two as struggle with friendship and survival.

Starring: Johnny Bush, Judy Nugent, Buck Taylor, Dub Taylor ..
Directed by: Zack Belcher
Release date: 1978-01-02
Best Western Movies of 1978 : The Meanest Men in the West

The Meanest Men in the West

4.2/10 IMDB

Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of two episodes of the hit 1960's TV series, "The Virginian." In one installment, a wealthy man's daughter is kidnapped by a nasty gunslinger. But the crime is only just a means for the ruffian to draw the tough title character into a blood- thirsty revenge scheme. In the second, a drifter burglarizes the Shiloh ranch. Then an unhinged girl relies on the man to aid in her flight from home.

Starring: Lee J. Cobb, Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Miriam Colón, James Drury, Albert Salmi, Charles Grodin ..
Directed by: Charles S. Dubin, Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1978-05-04

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