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1. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: Moment of Glory (1961)

TV-14 | 30 min | Western

Jim Hardie is riding on the stage to Calico where the agent Mr. Bennett is reporting problems. Making things more difficult for Jim is Grandpa Bridger who not only likes to tell whoppers to impress his grandson Pete but acting them out.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Dale Robertson, Bryan Russell, Edith Evanson, Wallace Rooney

Votes: 17

Grandma Sarah Bridger, Edith Evanson. 65.

Grandpa Charlie Bridger. Eddy Waller. 72.

1896 - 1980, 84. Edith Evanson.

1889 - 1977, 88. Eddy Waller.

Grandpa and Grandma together.

2. Stone Fox (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Western, Drama, Family

Little Willy must win a dog sled race in order to save his grandfather's cattle ranch.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Joey Cramer, Belinda Montgomery, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 160

Grandpa, Buddy Ebsen. 79.

1908 - 2003, 95.

4. Gun Law (1933)

Passed | 59 min | Western

As the Sonora Kid, Blackjack, and Tony Andrews are escaping from the Sheriff, Tony is mortally wounded. Arriving at the Andrews ranch, Tony's blind mother mistakes the Kid for her son. ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Betty Boyd, Mary Carr, Paul Fix

Votes: 16

Grandma McCord, Emma Tansey. 63.

1870 - 1942, 71.

5. North West Mounted Police (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In 1885, a Texas Ranger travels to Canada to arrest a trapper who's wanted for murder and who's stirring up the Natives in a rebellion against the Canadian government.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard, Preston Foster

Votes: 1,353

Grandmother, Soledad Jiménez. 66.

1874 - 1966, 92. Spain. California.

6. The Marshal's Daughter (1953)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Produced by Ken Murray strictly as a vehicle for Laurie Anders, his curvy protégé from his television show and billed above the title and first billed in the cast as Laurie ("... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Laurie Anders, Hoot Gibson, Ken Murray, Preston Foster

Votes: 45

Gramps, Francis Ford. 72.

1881 - 1953, 72.

7. Texas Trouble Shooters (1942)

Passed | 55 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

The Range Busters are out to stop an inheritance swindle.

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Ray Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Max Terhune, Elmer

Votes: 38

Grannie Wilson, Gertrude Hoffman. 71.

1871 - 1968, 96.

8. The Red Pony (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 843

Grandfather, Louis Calhern. 54.

1895 - 1956, 61.

9. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: Unholy Partners (1958)

26 min | Western

Rynning and Travis investigate the hijacking of a valuable freight wagon and are aided by the youngest member of the outlaw gang who has second thoughts about a criminal career.

Director: Reg Browne | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Oliver Parmer, Doug McClure

Grandpaw, Hal K. Dawson. 62.

1896 - 1987, 90.

10. The Red Pony (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Family, Western

A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Jack Elam

Votes: 206

Granddad, Jack Elam. 53.

1920 - 2003, 82.

11. Drift Fence (1936)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Romance, Western

Cowboy pretends to be city dude sent to manage uncle's ranch, when he learns the ranch is being menaced by an outlaw who the cowboy badly wants to catch.

Director: Otho Lovering | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Katherine DeMille, Tom Keene, Benny Baker

Votes: 69

Granny Dunn, Effie Ellsler. 81.

1855 - 1942, 87.

12. The Legend of Hillbilly John (1972)

G | 89 min | Drama, Fantasy

A wandering ballad singer in the Appalachians meets an ugly bird-type creature, is transported back in time, finds himself involved in the Devil's work.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Severn Darden, Hedges Capers, Sharon Henesy, Honor Hound

Votes: 89

Grandpappy John. Denver Pyle. 52.

1920 - 1997, 77.

13. California Firebrand (1948)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Music, Western

Hale finding a wounded Lowery assumes his identity. This gets him the job of town Marshal and puts him in the middle of the battle between Dawson and the Mason family. More trouble occurs ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Monte Hale, Lorna Gray, Paul Hurst, Alice Tyrrell

Votes: 28

Granny Hortense Mason, Sarah Edwards. 67.

1881 - 1965, 83.

14. When the Daltons Rode (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft

Votes: 573

Bill Carey - Eileen Carey's Grandfather, Lloyd Ingraham. 59.

1874 - 1956, 81.

15. Stars in My Crown (1950)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Dean Stockwell, Alan Hale

Votes: 1,688

Granny Gailbraith, Adeline De Walt Reynolds. 88.

1862 - 1961, 98.

16. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)
Episode: Canyon City Kid (1952)

Approved | 30 min | Western

When Cisco becomes suspicious of a group of strangers staying in Canyon City, he goads a young gunslinger into a duel.

Director: George Cahan | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Leonard Penn, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 9

Gramps, Raymond Hatton. 65.

1887 - 1971, 84.

17. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Long Goodbye (1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Western

Grandpa Fogarty lives in a rundown old farmhouse with his young grandson Woody. The McCains are neighbors and Lucas repeatedly tries to get the old man to send the boy to the local school. ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joan Taylor

Votes: 49

Grandpa Fogarty, Edgar Buchanan, 58.

1903 - 1979, 76.

18. Uccidi o muori (1966)

82 min | Western, Action

A wandering gunfighter joins the good side in a conflict between two rival rancher families

Director: Tanio Boccia | Stars: Rod Dana, Elina De Witt, Fabrizio Moroni, Andrea Bosic

Votes: 91

Granny, Mary Land. 20.

1946 -. UK.

19. Return of the Texan (1952)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Western

During the 1950s, after many years in Kansas City, widower Sam Crockett, his 2 children and his grandpa return to their abandoned family farm in Texas and face many difficulties.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dale Robertson, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Richard Boone

Votes: 100

Grandpa Firth Crockett, Walter Brennan. 58.

1894 - 1974, 80.

20. The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Western

The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Duvall, Luke Askew, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 1,813

Granny Woman, Madeleine Taylor Holmes. 58.

1914 - 1987, 73.

21. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

69 Metascore

Missouri farmer Josey Wales joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Votes: 61,946 | Gross: $31.80M

Grandma Sarah, Paula Trueman. 79, 1897 - 1994, 96.

Grandpa, Faye Hamblin. 86. Born 1890.

Grannie Hawkins, Madeleine Taylor Holmes. 62. 1914 - 1987, 73.

22. If You Want to Live... Shoot! (1968)

97 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

A young cowboy, Johnny, playing in a rigged poker game is forced to shoot one of the other players. The cowboy takes quick leave as he is accused of murder and a reward for his capture is posted.

Director: Sergio Garrone | Stars: Ivan Rassimov, Giovanni Cianfriglia, Isabella Savona, Franco Cobianchi

Votes: 73

Grandpa McGowan, Franco Gulà.

23. Granny Get Your Gun (1940)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy, Western

Minerva Hatton is back in Nevada, where she grubstaked her fortune years ago. Her granddaughter Julie Westcott is visiting while getting a divorce. They are blackmailed by Julie's husband, ... See full summary »

Director: George Amy | Stars: May Robson, Harry Davenport, Margot Stevenson, Hardie Albright

Votes: 152

Granny, Minerva Hatton, May Robson. 82.

1958 - 1942, 84.

24. Tall Tales & Legends (1985–1988)
Episode: Pecos Bill (1986)

Not Rated | 49 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

In 19th century Texas, a man raised by coyotes turns an uptight settlement town upside down and teaches them the Cowboy way of life.

Director: Howard Storm | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Mull, Peter Billingsley

Votes: 17

Grandpa, Claude Akins. 50.

1926 - 1994, 67.

25. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)

G | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen, Lesley Ann Warren, John Davidson

Votes: 743

Grandpa Bower, Walter Brennan. 74.

1894 - 1974, 80.

26. This Savage Land (1969 TV Movie)

G | 97 min | Western

Ohio widower Ben Pride moves to Kansas with his parents and children shortly after the Civil War. When they arrive in Lawrence they are harassed by Confederate marauders.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Glenn Corbett, Kathryn Hays, Andrew Prine

Votes: 83

Grandma Pride, Katherine Squire. 66.

1903 - 1995, 92.

27. This Savage Land (1969 TV Movie)

G | 97 min | Western

Ohio widower Ben Pride moves to Kansas with his parents and children shortly after the Civil War. When they arrive in Lawrence they are harassed by Confederate marauders.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Glenn Corbett, Kathryn Hays, Andrew Prine

Votes: 83

Grandpa Pride, Charles Seel. 72.

1897 - 1980, 82.

28. Danger Valley (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Music

When Temple's miners strike gold they send Jake to file the claim. Dana is in the Recorder's office and overhears. He and his men kill Jake and forge new deeds. Now owning everything Dana ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Jack Randall, Lois Wilde, Hal Price, Charles King

Votes: 28

Nana Temple, Helen Gibson. 45.

1892 - 1977, 85.

29. Honkytonk Man (1982)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

50 Metascore

A boy with a music talent goes on a journey with his uncle for a stage concert.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 7,513 | Gross: $4.48M

Grandpa, John McIntire. 75.

1907 - 1991, 83.

30. Saratoga Trunk (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, Romance, Western

An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin

Votes: 1,107

Grandmother Dulaine, Adrienne D'Ambricourt. 67

1878 - 1957, 79. Paris. California.

31. The Trail of '98 (1928)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane, Harry Carey

Votes: 326

Henry Kelland - Berna's Grandfather. Cesare Gravina. 70.

1858 - 1954, 96. Italy. New York.

32. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Western

Temperamental saloon singer Freddie Jones, jealously shoots at her cheating boyfriend Blackie but mistakenly hits Judge Alfalfa J. O'Toole's honorable behind, forcing her to skip town under the guise of a schoolteacher.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Rudy Vallee, Olga San Juan

Votes: 680 | Gross: $1.49M

Grandpa, Russell Simpson. 72.

1877 - 1959, 82.

33. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In the early 19th century, Congress mulls the idea of re-opening the West Point military training academy that formed officers for the American Revolutionary War.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Montgomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton, Laird Cregar

Votes: 211

Grandpa, Tully Marshall. 78.

1864 - 1943, 78.

34. The Dude Goes West (1948)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Western

Eastern gunsmith Daniel Bone goes out west to ply his trade, encounters a girl searching for the murderer of her father.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Eddie Albert, Gale Storm, James Gleason, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 200

Grandma Crockett, Catherine Doucet. 73.

1875 - 1958, 83.

35. Valley of the Lawless (1936)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Bruce Reynolds is looking for his grandfather's map to a hidden supply of gold. When Garlow sees Amos Jenkins with the map he kills him. Cliff Graves witnesses the murder and jealous of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Joyce Compton, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Frank Hagney

Votes: 18

Grandpaw Jenkins. George 'Gabby' Hayes. 51.

1885 - 1969, 83.

36. Smoky (1946)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Family, Music

Drama about the strong bond between a cowpoke and a wild bronco set during the 1940s.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter, Burl Ives, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 301

Mrs. 'Gram' Richards, Esther Dale. 61.

1885 - 1961, 75.

37. Lone Star Raiders (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Western

Dust storms and drought make herding horses a tough job for the boys. When the new owner of the ranch, Lydia Phelps, shows up, the ranch is in dire financial straits. The Martin Ranch has ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, June Johnson

Votes: 14

Lydia 'Granny' Phelps, Sarah Padden. 59.

1881 - 1967, 86. UK. California.

38. Sheriff of Tombstone (1941)

Approved | 54 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

The mayor has sent for a gunslinger who, though appearing to clean up the town, is really to be the mayor's means of taking the town over. When Roy and Gabby arrive in Tombstone, Roy is ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Elyse Knox, Addison Richards

Votes: 178

Granny Carson, Zeffie Tilbury. 78.

1863 - 1950, 86.

39. In Old Amarillo (1951)

Approved | 67 min | Western

A drought is about to end the cattle business. The owner of a canning factory wants to buy all the remaining cattle cheap. He plans to ruin the cattlemen's plans to ship water by train and ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Estelita Rodriguez, Penny Edwards

Votes: 48

Granny Adams, Elisabeth Risdon. 64.

1887 - 1958, 71.

40. North of the Rockies (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Morgan and his gang are smuggling furs across the border. Both the Mounties on the Canadian side and Tex Martin on the American side are after them. When Morgan sets up Tex to be found with... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Tex Ritter, Lloyd Bridges, Bill Elliott, Frank Mitchell

Votes: 15

Grandma Bailey, Gertrude Hoffman. 71.

1871 - 1968, 96.

41. Cody of the Pony Express (1950)

Approved | 270 min | Action, Adventure, Western

An Eastern syndicate, plotting to gain control of the western frontier, hires a gang led by Mort Black to drive out the settlers. Army undercover agent Lt. Jim Archer and young Pony Express... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Moore, Peggy Stewart, William Fawcett

Votes: 29

Jesse's Grandfather, Monte Montague. 58.

1891 - 1959, 67.

42. The Son of Davy Crockett (1941)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

The last solo-starring feature film Bill Elliott made for Columbia, as his next eight westerns for Columbia featured Tex Ritter as his co-star. Young Dave Crockett and his sidekick ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Dub Taylor, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 34

Grandpa Mathews. Eddy Waller, 52.

1889 - 1977, 88.

43. Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Comedy, Music

The town of Buttonhole Bend is in the clutches of the Butcher Baer (Max Baer) gang who have killed every sheriff and robbed every bank in the territory. The brains behind the gang is saloon... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Maxie Rosenbloom, Max Baer, Jackie Coogan, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 21

Grandpappy Tex Rosenbloom, Raymond Hatton. 64.

1887 - 1971, 84.

44. The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A mysterious stranger arrives in the Missouri hills and befriends a young backwoods girl. Much to the dislike of her moonshiner fiancé who has vowed to find and kill his own father.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,782

Granny Becky, Marjorie Main. 51.

1890 - 1975, 85.