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: 1988-02-17

The Man From Snowy River II

6.6/10 IMDB

After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison, Jim Craig 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
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Cowboys Don't Cry

Cowboys Don't Cry

7.1/10 IMDB

A father and son struggle to make ends meet on the rodeo circuit.

Starring: Janet-Laine Green, Zachary Ansley, Rebecca Jenkins, Ron White ..
Directed by: Anne Wheeler
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best Western Movies of 1988 : BraveStarr: The Legend

BraveStarr: The Legend

6.9/10 IMDB

Marshall Bravestarr is the lawman of the wild-west planet "New Texas" with help from Thirty-Thirty, his cybernetic talking horse and Deputy Fuzz, his sidekick and Shaman, his mentor. Bravestarr with his special powers fights the outlaw Tex-Hex, the leader of the Carrion Bunch, who are after the mineral Kerium, Bravestarr sets out to set things right and enforce peace and justice on "New Texas".

Starring: Charlie Adler, Susan Blu, Pat Fraley, Alan Oppenheimer, Ed Gilbert ..
Directed by: Tom Tataranowicz
Release date: 1988-03-18
Best Western Movies of 1988 : Bonanza: The Next Generation

Bonanza: The Next Generation

6.5/10 IMDB

This is the continuing saga of the Cartwrights, only none of the original Cartwrights are here anymore but their sons. Ben and Hoss have passed on, and Little Joe is MIA; he went with Teddy Roosevelt and is currently missing. Ben's brother, Aaron is now in charge of the Ponderosa, and Little Joe's wife Annie also lives there. His son, Benjamin has come back fom the East. Charlie Poke is a man who owes his life to Ben Cartwright and is now the ranch foreman, and is not exactly on good terms with Aaron. Aaron has allowed a mining company access to mine on the Ponderosa, but the man in charge has other ideas. And Hoss' son Josh whom no one has seen before, has come to the Ponderosa to kill Hoss cause he thinks Hoss deserted him and his mother not knowing that Hoss died before he could go back to bring his mother back to the Ponderosa.

Starring: Robert Fuller, John Ireland, Peter Mark Richman, John Amos, Michael Landon Jr., Barbara Anderson, Dabbs Greer, Richard Bergman, Jack O'Leary ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1988-03-22
Best Western Movies of 1988 : War Party

War Party

6.3/10 IMDB

One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agree to reenact it. The cavalry are supposed to shoot blanks & the Indians weren't supposed to fight back....

Starring: Kevin Dillon, Billy Wirth, Tim Sampson, Jerry Hardin, R.D. Call, Jimmie Ray Weeks, Peggy Lipton ..
Directed by: Franc Roddam
Release date: 1988-09-15
Best Western Movies of 1988 : The Cowboy and the Frenchman

The Cowboy and the Frenchman

6.3/10 IMDB

A grizzled, hard-of-hearing cowboy, Slim, and his two friends, Dusty and Pete, capture a mysterious, well-dressed Frenchman.

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Jack Nance, Frederic Golchan, Tracey Walter, Michael Horse ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1988-01-01

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 : 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, Jeb Stuart Adams ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1988-01-03

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