Classic Westerns

Shane - A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun. Starring Alan Ladd. (DVD 1112)

The Unforgiven - Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey. With Clint Eastwood. (DVD 992)

The Searchers - A Confederate war veteran (John Wayne) tracks down the Indians who killed his brother and sister-in-law and carried off their daughter. (DVD 6473)

3:10 to Yuma - As other volunteers quit or are killed, a rancher is left alone to deal with the responsibility of putting a captured outlaw aboard a Fort Yuma-bound train. (DVD 3856)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Three ruthless outlaws avidly search for a treasure chest containing $200,000. Directed by Sergio Leone. (DVD 3402)

Red River - With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail. (DVD 4286)

Stagecoach - Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory. Directed by John Ford. (DVD 6469)

Winchester '73 - An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father’s murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester73, as it passes among a rogue’s gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart’s own murderous brother. (DVD 8177)

High Noon - A retired marshal’s wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence. (DVD 570)

The Ox-Bow Incident - Henry Fonda stars as a drifter who tries to intervene when the people of Ox-Bow attempt to hang the men they think are killers. (DVD 9061)

I Shot Jesse James - After years of crime reporting and writing pulp novels and screenplays, Samuel Fuller made his directorial debut with the lonesome ballad of Robert Ford who fatally betrayed his friend, the notorious Jesse James. (DVD 9253)

The Naked Spur - Smooth-talking outlaw Ben Vandergroat reasons to his captors, three bounty hunters thrown together by chance. They’re taking him to justice in Abilene, but Ben has other ideas. Directed by Anthony Mann. (DVD 8158)

The Misfits - Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she’s never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires. (DVD 2653)