The Movies John Wayne Died In & How – The Ultimate List

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We’re updating this particular article as yet another contender for the films in which John Wayne died has come to our attention, meaning there are now 14 movies in which poor old Duke meets his maker. These films fall into two categories: those in which we see John Wayne’s character actually die on screen, and … Read more

10 Favorite John Wayne’s Most Frequent Female Co-stars

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We thought we’d revisit one of our most popular articles which took a look at the subject of John Wayne’s female co-stars. This time around we’ve put together a top ten list based upon the number of appearances the lucky ladies made when appearing opposite JW. Hope you enjoy it. Joanne Dru – Red River … Read more

John Wayne Non-Western Movies & What They Made At The Box Office

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As with our previous article on John Wayne’s top 20 box-office Western movies we’ve decided to consider only the domestic take. This time around though, we didn’t restrict the titles to those films that earned $4 million or above. We just went for the first twenty in an original list of thirty films. We also … Read more

John Wayne Foreign Western Movie Titles

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Did John Wayne Really Win the Best Actor Academy Award for “100 Dollars Pour Un Sherif”? In our companion piece to the previous article on John Wayne’s foreign film titles we visit an alternative universe in which JW appeared in a number of stirring Western movies such as “The North West Knights”, “The Caravan of … Read more

John Wayne Foreign Movie Titles

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So you think you know everything there is to know about John Wayne movies? You’ve seen them all, from Stagecoach through to The Shootist, and even the numerous five-reelers he churned out ad infinitum back in the 1930s? Well, be prepared to have your knowledge of all things JW challenged. Ever heard of “The Devil’s … Read more

John Wayne’s Romantic Movie Scenes

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I’m not just saying this to be controversial or to start an argument or anything, but I’m still not convinced you could call John Wayne a real romantic leading man. One of the reasons I liked John Wayne movies as a kid was because he kept all that girlie love stuff to a minimum, which … Read more

Clint Eastwood’s Top 10 Western Movie Quotes

Following up on the recent articles on Clint Eastwood’s Westerns, I came across so many great quotes in the movies that I thought I’d share a top 10 with you. There’s also a lot of memorable quotes from some of the other characters that appear alongside Clint in his cowboy films that would justify a … Read more

John Wayne – Why They All Love Him

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We are well aware of some of the many famous movie quotes of John Wayne, but we thought it was about time to compile a list of quotes from some of the actors, directors and notably JW’s leading ladies who either worked with and/or admired the great man. I’ve just spent the last month or … Read more

The Best Of Clint Eastwood’s Western Movies

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The Very Best of Clint Eastwood’s Western Movies This is the 2nd part of the best Clint Eastwood western movies. Catch up with part one.   Joe Kidd (1972) After the disappointment of Hang ‘Em High and Two Mules for Sister Sara, in which Clint struggled to elevate his Hollywood cowboy persona to the heights … Read more

The Western Movies of Clint Eastwood

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The Western Movies Of Clint Eastwood The cowboy star is a dying breed and Clint Eastwood is probably the last great Hollywood Western movie actor. His career mirrors that of John Wayne in that, although his films have encompassed a number of genres over the years, he will always be associated with the Western. If … Read more

Best Western Movies of the 1960s Part 2

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Part 2 of The Best Western Movies of The 1960’s From my Childhood Catch up with the first part of my Best Western Movies of the 1960s including the introduction and the first five – not in any particular order although my last pick here is my favourite by a clear margin. Nevada Smith (1966) … Read more

Best Western Movies of the 1960s

The 1960s ushered in the beginning of the death knell for the Hollywood Western Movie. You had to blame TV really. In the UK we only had two channels in 1960 but both were awash with the likes of Wagon Train, Bronco, Cheyenne, Sugarfoot, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Lone Ranger, Laramie, The Range Rider, Boots and … Read more

The Best Western Movies Of The 1950s Part 2

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The Best Western Movies Of The 1950s Part 2 Here are 5 more of my favourite cowboy western movies from the 1950s. Part 1 can be found here. The Last Wagon (1956) Handsomely filmed in Cinemascope, this is another Delmer Daves Western, starring Richard Widmark in the lead role as Comanche Todd, a white man … Read more

Top 20 John Wayne Movie Quotes

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I’m sure we’ve all got our own favorite lines from John Wayne movies, and hopefully, I’ve included a few of them in this list of 20 John Wayne’s movie quotes. For an appreciation of John Wayne quotes this time, not from the movies but said in his own words about actors, directors, etc. there is … Read more

John Wayne Movies – Republic 1939 – The Final Roundup

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As I’m reviewing all of the films John Wayne starred in from Stagecoach all the way through to The Shootist, for the sake of completeness it’s only right that I include the four oaters he made for Republic after the release of Stagecoach in 1939. I’ve also included A Man Betrayed, a JW film that … Read more

My Ultimate Top 10 Best John Wayne Movies List

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What’s your favourite 10 John Wayne Movies?  Not just westerns or war movies but your best Duke films ever.It all started with my 10 Best John Wayne Westerns From My Childhood now a distant memory. I’ve now reviewed over 100 John Wayne movies for this site and I thought I would have a go at … Read more

James Stewart & Anthony Mann – The Westerns PII

In the 1950s James Stewart appeared in a series of films directed by Anthony Mann and five of them were westerns. This is part 2 of a look at this collaboration. You can find Part 1 here. The Naked Spur (1953) When you hear the theme music to films such as Shane, The Big Country and The … Read more