The Best Westerns of the 1940s

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Red River 1948, 133 min.

Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson     Starring: John WayneMontgomery CliftJoanne Dru

Adventure    Epic    Western

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949, 103 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneBen JohnsonJoanne Dru

Action    Western

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Fort Apache 1948, 125 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneHenry FondaShirley Temple

Action    Traditional Western    Western

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3 Godfathers 1948, 106 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneWard BondPedro Armendáriz

Drama    Traditional Western    Western

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Go West 1940, 80 min.

Edward Buzzell     Starring: Groucho MarxChico MarxHarpo Marx

Comedy    Comedy Western    Musical

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Duel in the Sun 1946, 144 min.

King Vidor     Starring: Jennifer JonesJoseph CottenGregory Peck

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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Pursued 1947, 101 min.

Raoul Walsh     Starring: Robert MitchumTeresa WrightJudith Anderson

Drama    Film Noir    Romance

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Tall in the Saddle 1944, 87 min.

Edwin L. Marin     Starring: John WayneElla RainesWard Bond

Romance    Traditional Western    Western

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The Outlaw 1943, 116 min.

Howard Hughes     Starring: Jack BuetelJane RussellWalter Huston

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Outlaw

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