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doc03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-25-07 05:47 PM
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91. I vote for the Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and
the comedy western Cat Balou.
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  -The single GREATEST Western movie of all time Amerigo Vespucci  Dec-24-07 04:12 PM   #0 
  - I voted "Unforgiven" but I really like "Silverado" as well.  GOPisEvil   Dec-24-07 04:14 PM   #1 
  - My dad would argue for Shane.  knitter4democracy   Dec-24-07 04:14 PM   #2 
  - That's the arch type of the American Myth...  WCGreen   Dec-24-07 07:25 PM   #21 
     - .  Political Heretic   Dec-25-07 04:33 AM   #50 
     - I thought the same thing when my dad made me watch it years ago.  knitter4democracy   Dec-25-07 10:41 AM   #69 
     - Shane.....  Jade Fox   Dec-25-07 11:50 AM   #81 
  - Tombstone was great but...  jeff30997   Dec-24-07 04:16 PM   #3 
  - The Leone movies are undisputed classics...BUT...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-24-07 04:19 PM   #4 
     - Hello! Anyone for Silverado???  Hotler   Dec-24-07 06:52 PM   #17 
        - Silverado is one of my favorites! nt  yellowdogintexas   Dec-25-07 10:22 AM   #64 
  - Magnificent 7  NewJeffCT   Dec-24-07 04:30 PM   #5 
  - You're 100% correct...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-24-07 04:38 PM   #6 
  - The musical soundtrack of the Magnificent Seven is one of the greatest ever written  aint_no_life_nowhere   Dec-24-07 06:42 PM   #16 
  - All other pretend westerns can "ride on."  Orsino   Dec-25-07 10:47 AM   #73 
  - Hoppy Takes a Holiday  kingofalldems   Dec-24-07 04:43 PM   #7 
  - Of those, I voted for The Searchers, but there are many other good ones, such as  bob_weaver   Dec-24-07 05:11 PM   #8 
  - El Dorado  Turbineguy   Dec-24-07 06:32 PM   #14 
  - My husband  caty   Dec-24-07 05:26 PM   #9 
  - Rio Bravo  faygokid   Dec-24-07 05:35 PM   #10 
  - Yep, that's one of the DVDs I own...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-24-07 05:44 PM   #11 
  - Great movie  jgraz   Dec-27-07 10:31 PM   #105 
  - No love for High Noon? That was a timely and timeless use of the Western mythos.  jpgray   Dec-24-07 05:48 PM   #12 
  - The Duke tried to stop it from being made because the writer was  WCGreen   Dec-24-07 07:27 PM   #22 
  - I also voted for "High Noon"  alphafemale   Dec-25-07 10:42 AM   #71 
  - "The Outlaw Josey Wales" is pretty good.  Fenris   Dec-24-07 06:11 PM   #13 
  - One of my favorite films in general  devilgrrl   Dec-25-07 01:43 AM   #47 
  - One of the great movie lines, too  NewJeffCT   Dec-25-07 09:08 AM   #59 
  - "Endeavor..to persevere."  Richardo   Dec-25-07 02:12 PM   # 
  - .  Richardo   Dec-25-07 02:12 PM   #87 
  - Oh, there you go.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-28-07 01:42 PM   #114 
  - No love for Kevin Costner in Open Range?  CGowen   Dec-24-07 06:38 PM   #15 
  - OMG. Red River.  sfexpat2000   Dec-24-07 07:10 PM   #18 
  - The Searchers,....  WCGreen   Dec-24-07 07:18 PM   #19 
  - Exactly..........  new_beawr   Dec-28-07 03:55 PM   #118 
  - OK putting on the body shield, -- John Wayne's best  sarge43   Dec-24-07 07:22 PM   #20 
  - His best may have been his last - The Shootist. A must-see Western.  faygokid   Dec-25-07 09:35 AM   #60 
     - Yup. He left the stage gracefully. n/t  sarge43   Dec-25-07 11:19 AM   #77 
  - Tie between "The Searchers" and "Shane"  swag   Dec-24-07 07:31 PM   #23 
  - Two somewhat obscure westerns that I like  aint_no_life_nowhere   Dec-24-07 08:44 PM   #24 
  - uh,  wicasa   Dec-24-07 08:51 PM   #25 
  - I own it, and I love it, but the nine films I listed come first  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-25-07 10:28 AM   #65 
  - I love the Searchers, but I voted for The Magnificent Seven  Greylyn58   Dec-24-07 09:17 PM   #26 
  - Not a big Western fan, but I really liked  Blue Fire   Dec-24-07 09:17 PM   #27 
  - "Red River"~~~John Wayne, Montgomery Clift.  WinkyDink   Dec-24-07 09:19 PM   #28 
  - It's no joke, Tuco, it's a rope.  rucky   Dec-24-07 09:23 PM   #29 
  - The Missouri Breaks  Perry Logan   Dec-24-07 09:42 PM   #30 
  - I love "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly"...  GigiMommy   Dec-24-07 09:55 PM   #31 
  - The Quick and the Dead  Crisco   Dec-24-07 10:02 PM   #32 
  - Silverado n/t  VancSouthpaw   Dec-24-07 10:07 PM   #33 
  - Silverado. Magnificent 7. Quigley Down Under. Josey Wales.  Common Sense Party   Dec-25-07 01:20 AM   #45 
  - The Sheepman with Glenn Ford is also another great western  aint_no_life_nowhere   Dec-24-07 10:09 PM   #34 
  - Blazing Saddles!  Kucinich4America   Dec-24-07 10:15 PM   #35 
  - I love that movie!  knitter4democracy   Dec-25-07 10:42 AM   #70 
     - "It breaks all the rules."  sarge43   Dec-25-07 11:58 AM   #83 
        - Ooh, recasting "Blazing Saddles"! Sounds like fun!  knitter4democracy   Dec-25-07 01:42 PM   #85 
           - He certainly would have brought an edginess to the role.  sarge43   Dec-25-07 02:59 PM   #90 
  - No question, 'Once Upon a Time in the West'  Elrond Hubbard   Dec-24-07 11:03 PM   #36 
  - Tombstone  captain beyond   Dec-25-07 12:01 AM   #37 
  - Does Dances With Wolves count as a western?  Catsbrains   Dec-25-07 12:17 AM   #38 
  - Dances With Wolves  temeah   Dec-25-07 12:17 AM   #39 
  - "I'll be your Huckleberry"  wlucinda   Dec-25-07 12:31 AM   #40 
  - Other, Sir: Nothing Comes Close To 'McCabe and Mrs. Miller'  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 12:33 AM   #41 
  - Yeah, baby!  Jade Fox   Dec-25-07 11:55 AM   #82 
  - Maybe not the best, but The Proposition was excellent.  Forkboy   Dec-25-07 12:40 AM   #42 
  - "The Long Riders" or " Going South"  Itchinjim   Dec-25-07 12:55 AM   #43 
  - I always liked 'The Long Riders"  Richardo   Dec-25-07 02:15 PM   #88 
  - Tombstone is not just my favorite Western; it is one of my favorite movies, period  Godhumor   Dec-25-07 01:16 AM   #44 
  - That's one of the reasons I love the movie so much...  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-25-07 10:32 AM   #67 
  - Many would disagree with my claim that The Good, The Bad & The Ugly is the best.  Alexander   Dec-25-07 01:27 AM   #46 
  - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance  leftofthedial   Dec-25-07 01:45 AM   #48 
  - I was gonna say both of these too--especially Liberty Valance  abq e streeter   Dec-25-07 07:46 AM   #56 
  - you hit the nail on the head, Pilgrim  Enrique   Dec-25-07 10:18 AM   #62 
  - Liberty Valance is my favorite too  Poiuyt   Dec-25-07 11:11 PM   #101 
  - Man Who Shot Liberty Valance would be my vote, too  LanternWaste   Dec-28-07 01:25 PM   #111 
  - Which is the one with Walter Brennan and John Wayne  elshiva   Dec-25-07 02:35 AM   #49 
  - Probably Red River  Gidney N Cloyd   Dec-25-07 08:18 AM   #58 
  - It is RR, the GREATEST Western of all times. n/t  sfexpat2000   Dec-25-07 11:36 AM   #80 
  - Walter Brennan Is John Wayne's Sidekick.....  Paladin   Dec-25-07 01:54 PM   #86 
  - Every episode of Deadwood.  Political Heretic   Dec-25-07 04:34 AM   #51 
  - DEADWOOD!  asteroid2003QQ47   Dec-25-07 11:11 AM   #76 
  - The Searchers.  ellisonz   Dec-25-07 06:06 AM   #52 
  - I am partial to spaghetti westerns, and High Plains Drifter  mtnester   Dec-25-07 06:53 AM   #53 
  - What? No "Shane"?  FloridaJudy   Dec-25-07 06:56 AM   #54 
  - Lonesome Dove nt  Crabby Appleton   Dec-25-07 07:20 AM   #55 
  - oh, yeah  Enrique   Dec-25-07 10:20 AM   #63 
  - Butch Cassidy, My Darling Clementine  Bennyboy   Dec-25-07 07:48 AM   #57 
  - "Clementine" has it all  Enrique   Dec-25-07 10:32 AM   #66 
     - "Clementine" is a genuinely superb piece of filmmaking.  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-25-07 10:38 AM   #68 
  - High Noon  two gun sid   Dec-25-07 09:57 AM   #61 
  - "Red River," With "The Wild Bunch" A Close Runner-up...... (n/t)  Paladin   Dec-25-07 10:47 AM   #72 
  - Blazing Saddles is by far the greatest Western ever made  mulsh   Dec-25-07 11:02 AM   #74 
  - WESTWORLD......  Tikki   Dec-25-07 11:02 AM   #75 
  - And has no one heard of "Evil Roy Slade?"  alphafemale   Dec-25-07 11:23 AM   #78 
  - I like "The Outlaw Josey Wales"  Bluzmann57   Dec-25-07 11:36 AM   #79 
  - I was just talking about High Noon the other day  skygazer   Dec-25-07 12:03 PM   #84 
  - "The Grey Fox"  Richardo   Dec-25-07 02:17 PM   #89 
  - Farnsworth was a gifted actor...it's a shame that he took his own life.  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-25-07 07:27 PM   #93 
     - As I understand it, he had cancer, and only had a few weeks left...  regnaD kciN   Dec-25-07 10:14 PM   #98 
        - Yes...here's the Wikipedia entry:  Amerigo Vespucci   Dec-25-07 10:21 PM   #99 
  - I vote for the Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and  doc03   Dec-25-07 05:47 PM   #91 
  - The Searchers  ellie   Dec-25-07 07:00 PM   #92 
  - Other - Paint Your Wagon  EstimatedProphet   Dec-25-07 08:00 PM   #94 
  - Hired Hand.  A-Schwarzenegger   Dec-25-07 09:28 PM   #95 
  - Destry Rides Again.  Hardrada   Dec-25-07 09:34 PM   #96 
  - High Plains Drifter.  MrSlayer   Dec-25-07 09:40 PM   #97 
  - Come on now .... Silverado is the best.  Rosco T.   Dec-25-07 10:23 PM   #100 
  - The Shootist  HamstersFromHell   Dec-25-07 11:38 PM   #102 
  - kicking  krispos42   Dec-25-07 11:42 PM   #103 
  - That's easy. "Four for Texas" by a landslide.  pinniped   Dec-25-07 11:55 PM   #104 
  - The Wild Bunch; High Plains Drifter; Spectre of the Gun; Star Wars: Episode V  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-28-07 08:16 AM   #106 
  - I choose Once Upon A Time  liberal1973   Dec-28-07 10:28 AM   #107 
  - I have to go with True Grit.  MiltonF   Dec-28-07 10:34 AM   #108 
  - Will Smith...Wild Wild West. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-28-07 10:35 AM   #109 
  - I see no one mentioned Vera Cruz or Gunfight At The OK Corral  aint_no_life_nowhere   Dec-28-07 01:17 PM   #110 
  - The Outlaw Josey Wales  Blue_In_AK   Dec-28-07 01:42 PM   #112 
  - The Ford/Wayne three pack of::  chieftain   Dec-28-07 01:42 PM   #113 
  - I love Tombstone  judaspriestess   Dec-28-07 01:50 PM   #115 
  - Blazing Saddles  demnan   Dec-28-07 01:59 PM   #116 
  - Flame away but I think Heaven's Gate was a masterpiece  aint_no_life_nowhere   Dec-28-07 02:14 PM   #117 
 

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