The best Jim Corey’s movies

Jim Corey

Jim Corey

22/03/1889- 26/03/1950
We present our ranking of the best Jim Corey’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 Jim Corey.
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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
8.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/03/1940
  • Character: Buck Jackson - Witness at Dance
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.

The Westerner

The Westerner
7.3/10
Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend of stage star Lillie Langtry, with whom the judge is obsessed, even though he has never met her. Tensions rise when Harden comes to the defense of a group of struggling homesteaders who Judge Bean is trying to drive away.

The Shepherd of the Hills

The Shepherd of the Hills
6.9/10
Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to the hatred rampant in the mountains. However, the arrival of a stranger, Daniel Howitt, begins to positively affect the mountain people, who learn to shed their hatred under his gentle influence

In Old California

In Old California
6.3/10
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.

New Frontier

New Frontier
5.4/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 10/08/1939
  • Character: Roadblock Defender
The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for some which, unbeknownst to our goodguys, is going to be worthless. They are captured before they can warn the ranchers.

Rough Riders' Round-up

Rough Riders' Round-up
5.4/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 13/03/1939
  • Character: Henchman
Roy Rogers is a cowboy who joins the Border Patrol, only to have his buddy Tommy get killed at a local saloon. Determined to get revenge at any cost, Roy and Rusty cross the border in search of Arizona Jack, the man responsible for Tommy's death.

Haunted Gold

Haunted Gold
5.4/10
John Mason returns to the Sally Ann mine to claim his half share. Janet Cater also returns although her father lost his half share to Joe Ryan. Ryan and his gang are also there to get the gold. A mysterious Phantom is also present. Mason's plan to expose Ryan as an outlaw and to force him to turn his share to Janet works. But when distracted by the Phantom, John is made a prisoner by the gang.

Robin Hood of the Pecos

Robin Hood of the Pecos
5.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/01/1941
  • Character: Henchman (uncredited)
Robin Hood of the Pecos is a 1941 American film starring Roy Rogers and directed by Joseph Kane. Following the Civil War, the South still faced many dangers not the least of which were the armies of carpetbaggers that descended on impoverished towns, intent on making a fast greenback at the expense of the local populace.

The Light of Western Stars

The Light of Western Stars
5.4/10
A prim Eastern woman heads West and ends up in the arms of a vulgar, alcoholic ranch hand.

Billy The Kid Returns

Billy The Kid Returns
5.8/10
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Billy's death is unknown, Roy gets Garrett to let him pose as Billy to continue the fight, but without the killing.

Sheriff of Tombstone

Sheriff of Tombstone
5.9/10
  • Genre: ActionWestern
  • Release: 07/05/1941
  • Character: Jed Crowley
The mayor has sent for a gunslinger who, though appearing to clean up the town, is really to be the mayor's means of taking the town over. When Roy and Gabby arrive in Tombstone, Roy is mistaken for the gunslinger. Just as Roy is ready to expose the mayor, the real gunslinger shows up.

Saga of Death Valley

Saga of Death Valley
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 17/11/1939
  • Character: Henchman
When Tasker kills Roy Rogers he takes one of his young sons. Fifteen years later the other son Roy arrives buying a ranch in the valley where Tasker now controls the water supply. Roy organizes the ranchers for a showdown with Tasker not knowing that his brother is Tasker's chief henchman.

Ride Him, Cowboy

Ride Him, Cowboy
5.4/10
John Drury saves Duke, a wild horse accused of murder, and trains him. When he discovers that the real murderer, a bad guy known as The Hawk, is the town's leading citizen, Drury arrested on a fraudulent charge.

Melody Ranch

Melody Ranch
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 15/09/1940
  • Character: Autry Rider
His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration.

Santa Fe Marshal

Santa Fe Marshal
6.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 26/01/1940
  • Character: Townsman
U.S. Marshal Hopalong Cassidy is called when a town becomes overun with bad guys. Disguised as a member of a medicine show, Hoppy discovers that the ringleader is none other than sweet li'l ol' Ma Burton.

Three Faces West

Three Faces West
6.1/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 03/07/1940
  • Character: Churchgoer
Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the townsfolk in moving to greener pastures in Oregon. He falls for Leni, but she is betrothed to the man who helped her and her father escape from the Third Reich. She must decide between the two men.

Come on Danger

Come on Danger
5.9/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 05/06/1942
  • Character: Henchman
When a woman turns outlaw, she is suspected of murder.

Hopalong Cassidy Returns

Hopalong Cassidy Returns
7.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 16/10/1936
  • Character: Saloon Patron
A crusading newspaper editor recruits his old friend Hoppy to take the job of Marshall in a town rife with vice and murder directed at helpless miners.

In Old Monterey

In Old Monterey
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/08/1939
  • Character: Townsman
The (pre-WWII) Army takes over a large area of land, over the objection of citizens and corporations who live and work there.

The Frontiersmen

The Frontiersmen
6.3/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 16/12/1938
  • Character: Bar 20 Cowboy
The local school is causing Hoppy problems. First Bar 20 cattle are stolen when Hoppy investigates a problem there. Then the new teacher arrives and disrupts the routine of the Bar 20 hands. Later with the Bar 20 hands at graduation, the rustlers are poised to strike again. But there is dissension among them and this will lead to the break that Hoppy needs.

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