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1. Khosla's Nest (2006)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas, Tara Sharma

Votes: 21,354 | Gross: $0.03M

2. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Western

6.5
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While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $6.09M

3. The Cocoanuts (1929)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.

Directors: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 6,811

4. Adiós Amigo (1975)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Western

4.2
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A conman's crimes are blamed on a good-natured fast-drawing cowboy he meets and decides to use as decoy.

Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Richard Pryor, James Brown, Robert Phillips

Votes: 224

5. Terror in a Texas Town (1958)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Western

6.8
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A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Sebastian Cabot, Carol Kelly, Eugene Mazzola

Votes: 1,726

6. Raiders of San Joaquin (1943)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.3
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An outlaw gang is stealing land under the pretense that they are getting it for a railway.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 74

7. Two-Fisted Law (1932)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall

Votes: 332

8. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 640

9. False Colors (1943)

Passed | 65 min | Western

6.8
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To obtain water rights, bad guy Mark Foster murders the heir to a cattle ranch and puts an imposter in his place.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 148

10. The Renegade Ranger (1938)

Approved | 59 min | Western

5.9
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Texas Ranger Jack Steele is assigned to bring in former ranch owner Judith Alvarez, now the leader of a gang who is waging war against the crooked government officials who cheated the ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Rita Hayworth, Tim Holt, Ray Whitley

Votes: 185

11. Duel at Apache Wells (1957)

Not Rated | 70 min | Western

6.0
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A young man returns home after several years' absence to find that a gang is after not only his family ranch, but his girlfriend as well.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, Ben Cooper, Jim Davis, Harry Shannon

Votes: 46

12. Loaded Pistols (1948)

Passed | 78 min | Mystery, Western

6.6
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Gene protects young Larry Evans, wrongly accused of murder, while trying to find the real badguys.

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Barbara Britton, Chill Wills, Jack Holt

Votes: 99

13. Up River (1979)

86 min | Western

4.2
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A young man meets with violent hostility as he attempts to fulfil his dream of making a life for himself in the wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the 20th Century.

Director: Carl Kitt | Stars: Morgan Stevens, Jeff Corey, Dale Wilson, John 'Bear' Curtis

Votes: 36

14. Silver City Kid (1944)

Passed | 55 min | Crime, Western

6.6
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Molybdenum deposits can make a man rich, but Stoner finds that the deposits run under the Clayton Ranch. Judge Ballard wants the Ranch so he has Garvey shoot Steve. When Ruth blames Stoner ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Allan Lane, Peggy Stewart, Wally Vernon, Twinkle Watts

Votes: 32

15. Susanna Pass (1949)

Approved | 67 min | Western

6.6
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The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 117

16. Silver Spurs (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.4
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Roy's boss has inherited a very large ranch but the will keeps him from selling it although his widow could. Lucky Miller is out to get control of the ranch so he has a girl come west to ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Smiley Burnette, John Carradine

Votes: 116

17. Ambush Trail (1946)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.0
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Bolton, trying to get the ranchers to leave, has his outlaw gang ambush all incoming supply wagons. Curly Thompson, out to stop them, gets framed for murder and put in jail.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Bob Steele, Syd Saylor, I. Stanford Jolley, Lorraine Miller

Votes: 66

18. Frontier Justice (1935)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

4.8
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When Brent Halston returns he finds his father in an insane asylum and Wilton about to foreclose on their ranch and bring sheep onto the cattle range. When Wilton kills a rancher, Brent is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Jane Barnes, Richard Cramer, Roger Williams

Votes: 51

19. The Fourth Horseman (1932)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Tom Mix, Tony the Horse, Margaret Lindsay, Fred Kohler

Votes: 10

20. Deep in the Heart of Texas (1942)

Approved | 62 min | Music, Western

5.8
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Jim Malloy (Johnny Mack Brown) returns from the Civil War to Texas to find his father, Colonel Malloy (William Franum), leading a band of land grabbers and carpet-baggers during the Reconstruction Era.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 60

21. Horny Diver: Tight Shellfish (1985)

69 min | Drama

5.6
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A ruthless real-estate tycoon sets his sights on a small fishing village, which he believes he can buy cheaply and turn into a profitable tourist destination. He hires a handsome young ... See full summary »

Director: Atsushi Fujiura | Stars: Megumi Kiyosato, Asami Ogawa, Hiroko Fuji, Kumiko Itô

Votes: 24

22. The Californian (1937)

Approved | 59 min | Action, History, Romance

4.9
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Native son returns from school in Spain to California in 1855 and finds corrupt politicians stealing land from old California families. He becomes a sort of Robin Hood in order to fight ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Marjorie Weaver, Katherine DeMille, Maurice Black

Votes: 33

23. Pioneers of the West (1940)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.0
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This entry in Republic's "Three Mesquiteer" series, that skipped back forth in time much like Brick Bradford in his "Time Top" machine, finds the Mesquiteers, Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and... See full summary »

Director: Lester Orlebeck | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery

Votes: 20

24. Partners of the Trail (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

6.7
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Kate Hilton, returning to her ranch in Springfield via stagecoach after learning of the murder of her father, meets U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie. The stage is held up and robbed of the... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Craig Woods, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 24

25. Moonlight on the Prairie (1935)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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Ace returns to the town where he is suspected of murder. He quickly become involved in the scheme to keep Barbara Roberts from reaching her ranch. To inherit the ranch she must reach it by ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Dick Foran, Smoke, Sheila Bromley, George E. Stone

Votes: 70

26. Bulldog Courage (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.3
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A miner who was swindled out of his mine by a banker turns to robbing stagecoaches. Several years after he is tracked down and killed, his son comes to town to tangle with the banker.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joan Woodbury, Karl Hackett, John Cowell

Votes: 94

27. The Red Blood of Courage (1935)

Passed | 55 min | Western

4.8
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A man posing as Mark Henry is after Henry's oil land but Henry's niece is part owner and he needs to marry her off to his henchman Slager. Mountie Jim Sullivan arives posing as a wanted man... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Kermit Maynard, Ann Sheridan, Reginald Barlow, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Votes: 58

28. Stagecoach to Denver (1946)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.0
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Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phony replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 113

29. Border Vengeance (1935)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.0
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A rancher is murdered after discovering that 40 head of his cattle have been rustled. A neighboring family is accused of the crime and flees across the border, then tries to find the real killers to clear their name.

Director: Ray Heinz | Stars: Reb Russell, Rebel, Mary Jane Carey, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 37

30. Springtime in the Rockies (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.6
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Ranch owner Sandra, fresh from animal husbandry school, brings a flock of sheep into cattle country. The local ranchers don't like it, and ranch foreman Gene must deal with it.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Polly Rowles, Ula Love

Votes: 127

31. Big Calibre (1935)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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Intent on avenging his father's murder, Roy Neal and his sidekick Rusty find themselves in the border town of Gladstone where Neal is mistakenly arrested for the robbery of a mail truck. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Peggy Campbell, Forrest Taylor, John Elliott

Votes: 35

32. Sunset Serenade (1942)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.6
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Bad guys plot to trick a newly arrived Eastern girl out of a ranch which belongs to her infant ward. Roy, of course, saves the ranch for the girl.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 74

33. Deputy Marshal (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.8
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A Deputy Marshal has to fight against some gangsters who want to to take land from farmers in the area of a planed railroad.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Jon Hall, Frances Langford, Dick Foran, Julie Bishop

Votes: 60

34. Target (1952)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.1
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To aid ranchers against a crooked land agent, Tim and Chito recruit a famed El Paso marshal...who turns out to be female.

Director: Stuart Gilmore | Stars: Tim Holt, Linda Douglas, Walter Reed, Harry Harvey

Votes: 83

35. The Mysterious Desperado (1949)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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Learning Chito's wealthy uncle died without a will, Tim and Chito head for California. Arriving they quickly learn someone is out to kill Chito, and the other heir, Chito's cousin Ramon, is... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Edward Norris, Movita

Votes: 84

36. Law of the Panhandle (1950)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.3
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Sheriff Tom Stocker sends for U.S. Marshal Johnny Mack to help him stop an outlaw reign of terror which is driving ranchers from Green Valley. En route, Johnny witnesses the murder of a ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Jane Adams, Riley Hill, Marshall Reed

Votes: 14

37. Wild Brian Kent (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Drama, Western

5.6
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Polo player Brian stops in a Kansas town and find a girl and her aunt needing money to keep their ranch. He also finds his new real estate partner is the crook trying to do the women out of their ranch.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Mae Clarke, Helen Lowell, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 25

38. The Texas Ranger (1931)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.2
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Taylor has his men burning out the ranchers. When they kill Clayton, his daughter Helen and her men turn outlaw. The Rangers send Logan, and posing as a cowhand he joins her gang. But ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Buck Jones, Carmelita Geraghty, Harry Woods, Ed Brady

Votes: 11

39. The Hawk of Powder River (1948)

Passed | 54 min | Action, Music, Western

6.0
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The "Hawk" rides into a western town and restores peace through endless effort.

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Eddie Dean, White Cloud, Roscoe Ates, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 111

40. West of Rainbow's End (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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Tim arrives looking for the killer of his friend Lightning Ed. Johnson is behind the murder as he wants to buy the Carter ranch cheap so he can sell it to the railroad at a big profit. When... See full summary »

Director: Alan James | Stars: Tim McCoy, Kathleen Eliot, Walter McGrail, George Cooper

Votes: 14

41. Smoky Mountain Melody (1948)

61 min | Music, Western

5.8
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Range minstrel Roy Acuff takes over the county-wide Corby Ranch which, under the terms of the owner's will, must be operated by Roy for ninety days, and at the end of that time, family ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Roy Acuff, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Russell Arms, Sybil Merritt

Votes: 15

42. Knight of the Plains (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

4.5
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Peterson has a plan to obtain all the ranches in the valley. He gives Carson a phony Spanish land grant and has him pose as the Mexican owner. When Fred and Fuzzy have their cattle stolen ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Fred Scott, Al St. John, Marion Weldon, John Merton

Votes: 48

43. Days of Buffalo Bill (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.8
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Ace Diamond (James Craven) and Bill Clinker (Rex Lease) frame Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) for the murder of a young rancher, Jim Owens (Jay Kirby as Jay Kirby). Sunset and his sidekick, ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Tom London, James Craven

Votes: 15

44. Lovely Mary (1916)

Drama

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Mary Lane and her cousin Claiborne want to sell some land left to them by their family. Real-estate agent Roland Manning falls in love with her, and prepares a deal that will make money for... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Jones | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Frank DeVernon, Russell Simpson, Schuyler Ladd

45. Breed of Men (1919)

50 min | Western

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After losing his money and horse in the trail town of Chloride, Arizona, in a crooked faro game run by Wes Prentice, the owner of of the local land company, cowboy Careless Carmody becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Seena Owen, Bert Sprotte, Buster Irving

46. Billy the Kid's Gun Justice (1940)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

5.9
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The third in the series of six PRC westerns starring Bob Steele as Billy the Kid (Bob Steele, finds Billy and his pals, Jeff Blanchard (Carleton Young) and Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Bob Steele, Al St. John, Louise Currie, Carleton Young

Votes: 66

47. North of Arizona (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.7
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Perrin is a cowboy who comes to the aid of local Indians being swindled out of their gold. He signs on as a ranch foreman, but learns the ranch is the home of the crooks.

Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Jack Perrin, Blanche Mehaffey, Lane Chandler, Al Bridge

Votes: 41

48. Rancho Grande (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Kay and her eastern clan go out West to run the ranch left her by her grandfather. Badguys are out to ruin the ranch's irrigation system, so Autry lends a hand.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Mary Lee

Votes: 53

49. Fighting for Justice (1932)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.3
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Tim returns to claim his fathers ranch but finds that Tracy owns it. Trent claims the taxes were not paid and when McCoy checks the books he finds they have been altered. When Tracy also ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joyce Compton, Robert Frazer, William V. Mong

Votes: 27

50. Frontier Days (1934)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.6
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Henry Jethrow is after the Wilson ranch. He has George Wilson unknowningly sign a note for the ranch, has him killed, and then presents the note. The Pinto Kid, investigating cattle ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bill Cody, Ada Ince, Wheeler Oakman, Bill Cody Jr.

Votes: 70



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