Best Western Movies of 1988


Young Guns

6.9/10 IMDB

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Casey Siemaszko, Terence Stamp, Jack Palance, Terry O'Quinn, Sharon Thomas Cain ..
Directed by: Christopher Cain
Release date: 1988-08-12

Return to Snowy River

6.6/10 IMDB

After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie, Mark Hembrow, Bryan Marshall, Rhys McConnochie, Peter Cummins, Cornelia Frances, Tony Barry ..
Directed by: Geoff Burrowes
Release date: 1988-03-24

Ghost Town

5.4/10 IMDB

Deputy Langley tracks a kidnapped girl to an abandoned ghost town. However, the town is not abandoned, but haunted by the spirits of an outlaw, Devlin, and his gang, who hold the equally deceased townspeople hostage until the outlaws can be killed by a lawman.

Starring: Franc Luz, Catherine Hickland, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Penelope Windust, Bruce Glover, Zitto Kazann, Laura Schaefer, Michael Alldredge ..
Directed by: Richard Governor
Release date: 1988-05-26
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Red River

Red River

6.3/10 IMDB

Remake of the 1948 John Wayne feature about a man who rebels against his tyrannical guardian during a crucial cattle drive.

Starring: Bruce Boxleitner, James Arness, Gregory Harrison, Stan Shaw, Ray Walston, Ty Hardin, Robert Horton, John Lupton, Guy Madison, Laura Johnson ..
Directed by: Richard Michaels
Release date: 1988-04-10
Best Western Movies of 1988 : The Tracker

The Tracker

6.2/10 IMDB

After a series of vicious crimes by a renegade group of cowboys, led by "Red Jack" Stilwell, a legendary tracker, Noble Adams is pulled out of retirement to capture Stilwell, dead or alive. Reluctantly, needing more men, he allows his son, Tom to tag along, revealing to Tom a whole brutal side of ruthlessness Noble thought he left behind.

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Scott Wilson, Mark Moses, Karen Kopins, David Huddleston, John Quade, Don Swayze, Geoffrey Blake, Leon Rippy, Ernie Lively ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1988-03-26
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Once Upon A Texas Train

Once Upon A Texas Train

5.8/10 IMDB

Captain Hayes of the mighty law enforcement squad named the Texas Rangers reached the pinnacle of his career when he captured the notorious John Henry, an outlaw cowboy, and put him behind bars. Twenty years later, upon his release, Henry is older but unrepentant. Within six hours after leaving his jail cell, he evens the score with Hayes by holding up the Bank of Texas for $20,000 in gold. Hayes, in his fury, gets himself out of retirement to take up the chase once more.

Starring: Willie Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Richard Widmark, Shaun Cassidy, Chuck Connors, Stuart Whitman ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1988-01-03
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Death Collector

Death Collector

5.1/10 IMDB

In a future time, when things have reverted back to the days of the Old West, a man goes after the gang that murdered his brother.

Starring: Daniel Chapman, Ruth Collins, Loren Blackwell, John Pierce, Karen Rizzo, Frank Stewart, Philip Nutman ..
Directed by: Tom Garrett
Release date: 1988-10-09

Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge

6.9/10 IMDB

Duell McCall is an outlaw on the run for a crime he didn't commit. Captured by the law and coerced into helping rescue the daughter of the evil local land baron, he finds himself drawn into an ever-deepening web of lies that threatens to cost him his life.

Starring: Alex McArthur, Rod Steiger, Hoyt Axton, Alice Adair, Dwier Brown, Lise Cutter, Lee Paul ..
Directed by: Richard Compton
Release date: 1988-05-24
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Alias Will James

Alias Will James

7.7/10 IMDB

This feature-length documentary tells the incredible story of Ernest Dufault, a.k.a. Will James, a French-Canadian man who became one of the most legendary cowboys of the American West. For over 30 years, as he went from cattle rustler to ex-convict, he managed to keep his secret. And when he took up the pen, he became a Hollywood legend. Watch this compelling exploration of the powerful attraction the West still holds for young adventurers.

Starring: Michael Benard ..
Directed by: Jacques Godbout
Release date: 1988-08-28

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