Best John Wayne Movies

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1
The Searchers
I was inspired to watch this movie because I listened to a band called The Searchers. The Searchers named themselves after the John Wayne movie. Also Buddy Holly wrote the song "That'll Be The Day" because of John Wayne's catch phrase in The Searchers

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HE deserved the Oscar for this performance
ONE OF HIS BEST
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2The Cowboys
I LOVE this movie! With all the little boys and john it's a perfect movie I think it should be #1!

3Red River
Red river is the best

4Stagecoach

5Big Jake

6The Shootist
John Wayne played a dying man when he himself was dying. He played a gunslinger whose glory days had passed as America was at the cusp of a new century. He played the role in a very moving, heartfelt manner. It was if he knew this movie was a symbolic passing of the torch as western movies' glory days were also passing, but he wanted to go out on a high note. In my humble opinion, this silver screen giant gave the best performance of his legendary career. There will never be another like him.
This movie just summed it all up. The most honest movie I have seen to date.
The best was last.
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7The Sons of Katie Elder

8The War Wagon
Not a good one

9True Grit
This movie defines the meaning of a man with 'grit'. John Wayne shows many sides to his talents, grit, compassion and determination... a real treat. The Best in my humble opinion.
A more mature performance being someone other than john Wayne.

10The Quiet Man
A colorful film very beautifully directed.
The story content was exceptional.

The Contenders

11Hatari!
Good movie to watch

12El Dorado
How could this movie not be in the top 5.
Best JW movie because of Dean and Walter.

13Hellfighters

14Tall in the Saddle

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