The best Bob Steele’s western movies

Bob Steele

Bob Steele

23/01/1907- 21/12/1988
We present our ranking of the best Bob Steele’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Bob Steele.
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McLintock!

McLintock!
7.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 12/11/1963
  • Character: Train Engineer
Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and nearby Native Americans. As McLintock tries to juggle his various adversaries, his wife—who left him two years previously—suddenly returns. But she isn't interested in George; she wants custody of their daughter.

Hang 'em High

Hang 'em High
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/07/1968
  • Character: Jenkins
Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and starts dispensing his own brand of Wild West justice.

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo
8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 17/03/1959
  • Character: Matt Harris (uncredited)
The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.

No Name on the Bullet

No Name on the Bullet
7.2/10
When hired killer John Gant rides into Lordsburg, the town's folk become paranoid as each leading citizen has enemies capable of using the services of a professional killer for personal revenge.

Decision at Sundown

Decision at Sundown
6.8/10
Bart Allison arrives in Sundown after a three year search for Tate Kimbrough. Although it is Kimbrough's wedding day, Allison makes it clear he blames him for the death of his wife and is out to kill him. A shoot-out in the church puts the wedding on hold and Allison and his trail-buddy hole up in the livery stable. But the reasons for his actions become increasingly unclear, while the town starts to wonder about the grip Kimbrough has over them.

4 for Texas

4 for Texas
5.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 25/12/1963
  • Character: Bank Board Member
In the 1870s, two rival businessmen, Zack Thomas and Joe Jarrett, on a stagecoach heading to Galveston, Texas, must pull together to protect $100,000 from an outlaw named Matson. Once in Galveston, however, their rivalry continues, as Thomas joins up with Elya Carlson and Jarret with Maxine Richter. But Matson is still on the loose, and a scheming banker threatens both Thomas and Jarrett.

Gun for a Coward

Gun for a Coward
6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 30/01/1957
  • Character: Durkee
A young cowboy, whose dedication to the principles of peace and reason has earned him a reputation for cowardice, overcomes his psychological aversion to violence after his elder brother unjustly censures him for not joining in a foolhardy gunfight in which their youngest brother is killed.

The Outcast

The Outcast
6.4/10
Jet Cosgrave (John Derek) is The Outcast in this big-budget Republic western. Thanks to the chicanery of his crooked uncle Major Cosgrave (Jim Davis), Jet has been cheated out of his father's property and branded a pariah. He spends the rest of the film trying to regain his birthright and clear his name. The two women in Jet's life are Judy Polsen (Joan Evans), who chases him for so long that he finally catches her, and Alice Austin (Catherine McLeod), Major Cosgrave's fianee. The supporting cast is dotted with such weatherbeaten western "regulars" as Slim Pickens, Bob Steele and Harry Carey Jr.

Drums Across the River

Drums Across the River
6.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/06/1954
  • Character: Billy Costa
When whites hunger after the gold on Ute Indian land, a bigoted young man finds himself forced into a peacekeeping role.

Hell Bent for Leather

Hell Bent for Leather
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/02/1960
  • Character: Jared
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.

Six Black Horses

Six Black Horses
6.5/10
Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On route, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of a getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, Duryea is killed anyway by the Indians and gets his wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses.

Bullet for a Badman

Bullet for a Badman
6.4/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/09/1964
  • Character: Sheriff (uncredited)
Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.

Something Big

Something Big
5.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 19/11/1971
  • Character: Teamster #3
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier

The Spoilers

The Spoilers
6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 20/09/1955
  • Character: Miner
In 1899 Alaska, miners have to protect themselves from a phony legal team trying to steal their gold claims.

Alias John Law

Alias John Law
5.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 04/11/1935
  • Character: Everett Tarkington 'John' Clark
John Clark (Bob Steele) and his deaf pal, Bootch Collum (Buck Connors), are trailed by U. S. Marshal Lamar Bly (Jack Rockwell)...

Column South

Column South
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 20/05/1953
  • Character: Sgt. 'Mac' McAfee
In the weeks prior to the start of the Civil War, Confederate sympathizers hope to help their cause by inciting a Navajo war in the New Mexico Territory. Director Frederick de Cordova's 1953 western stars Audie Murphy, Robert Sterling, Joan Evans, Ray Collins, Dennis Weaver, Palmer Lee, Jack Kelly, James Best, Bob Steele and Ralph Moody.

South of St. Louis

South of St. Louis
6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 06/03/1949
  • Character: Slim Hansen
With the advent of the American Civil War, three partners in a ranch see how this is destroyed. Needing money, will join the Confederate troops, each for their particular motivations.

Cattle Drive

Cattle Drive
6.5/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 08/08/1951
  • Character: Charlie Morgan / Careless
The spoilt young son of a wealthy railroad owner manages to get himself lost in the middle of nowhere. He is found by a cowboy on a cattle drive and the lad must start learning the hard lessons of working in a team if he wants to make it to San Diego.

Code of the Outlaw

Code of the Outlaw
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 30/01/1942
  • Character: Tucson Smith
After a payroll robbery the Mesquiteers catch up with the gang. But the members escape, the gang leader is killed, and they end up with only the leaders young son who is quickly sent to a work farm. They adopt the boy hoping to learn where the money is. Just as their kindness is about to pay off a gang member takes the boy away forcing him to retrieve the money. - Written by Maurice VanAuken

Ride a Crooked Trail

Ride a Crooked Trail
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/09/1958
  • Character: Jud Blunt (uncredited)
After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain as the new Marshal; an old flame, Scala, nearly unmasks him by accident, only to be forced to assume the ruse of being Murphy's wife. The "couple" given a house and respectability, which neither has had before. They maintain the charade to avoid hurting a young orphan boy, Matthau's ward. Scala is torn by her loyalty to boyfriend planning to rob the bank and growing feelings for Murphy

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