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The Grapes of Wrath | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  The Grapes of Wrath  129 min,  [Drama, History]  [John Ford]  [15 Mar 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 95/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Charley Grapewin, Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine
Plot:  A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screen play), John Steinbeck (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Searchers | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Searchers  119 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Western]  [John Ford]  [26 May 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Jeffrey Hunter, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Ward Bond
Plot:  An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Alan Le May (from the novel by)
Language:  English, Navajo, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance  123 min,  [Drama, Western]  [John Ford]  [22 Apr 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 94/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  James Stewart, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Vera Miles
Plot:  A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Writer:  James Warner Bellah (screenplay), Willis Goldbeck (screenplay), Dorothy M. Johnson (based on the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Darling Clementine | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  My Darling Clementine  97 min,  [Biography, Drama, Western]  [John Ford]  [01 Nov 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Cathy Downs, Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature
Plot:  The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.
Writer:  Samuel G. Engel (screen play), Winston Miller (screen play), Sam Hellman (from a story by), Stuart N. Lake (based on a book by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stagecoach | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Stagecoach  96 min,  [Adventure, Western]  [John Ford]  [03 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Andy Devine, Claire Trevor, John Carradine, John Wayne
Plot:  A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
Writer:  Ernest Haycox (original story), Dudley Nichols (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fort Apache | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Fort Apache  128 min,  [Action, Adventure, Western]  [John Ford]  [14 Jun 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Henry Fonda, John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Shirley Temple
Plot:  At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), James Warner Bellah (suggested by the story "Massacre")
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Young Mr. Lincoln | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Young Mr. Lincoln  100 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [John Ford]  [09 Jun 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alice Brady, Arleen Whelan, Henry Fonda, Marjorie Weaver
Plot:  A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sergeant Rutledge | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Sergeant Rutledge  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Western]  [John Ford]  [28 May 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Burke, Constance Towers, Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode
Plot:  Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.
Writer:  James Warner Bellah, Willis Goldbeck
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Whole Town's Talking | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Whole Town's Talking  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [John Ford]  [22 Feb 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hohl, Edward G. Robinson, James Donlan, Jean Arthur
Plot:  A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screen play), Robert Riskin (screen play), W.R. Burnett (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Horse Soldiers | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Horse Soldiers  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Romance, War]  [John Ford]  [01 Jul 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Constance Towers, John Wayne, Judson Pratt, William Holden
Plot:  In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (written for the screen by), Martin Rackin (written for the screen by), Harold Sinclair (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Long Gray Line | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Long Gray Line  138 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [John Ford]  [10 Feb 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donald Crisp, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Tyrone Power
Plot:  In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.
Writer:  Edward Hope (screenplay), Marty Maher (based upon "Bringing Up the Brass" by), Nardi Reeder Campion (based upon "Bringing Up the Brass" by)
Language:  English, Irish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wagon Master | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Wagon Master  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Western]  [John Ford]  [22 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr., Joanne Dru, Ward Bond
Plot:  Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent, Patrick Ford
Language:  English, Navajo, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mister Roberts | Movie Details for Director John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Mister Roberts  123 min,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan]  [04 Dec 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney, William Powell
Plot:  In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Joshua Logan (screenplay), Thomas Heggen (based on the play by), Joshua Logan (based on the play by), Thomas Heggen (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Long Voyage Home | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Long Voyage Home  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [John Ford]  [22 Nov 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Barry Fitzgerald, Ian Hunter, John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  In 1940, the motley crew of the British tramp steamer SS Glencairn prepares the ship for its perilous voyage from the West Indies to Baltimore and then to England.
Writer:  Eugene O'Neill (based on: four Sea Plays by), Dudley Nichols (adapted for the screen by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lost Patrol | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Lost Patrol  73 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, War]  [John Ford]  [16 Feb 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Reginald Denny, Victor McLaglen, Wallace Ford
Plot:  A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during World War I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Garrett Fort (adaptation), Philip MacDonald (from the story "Patrol" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Quiet Man | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Quiet Man  129 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [14 Sep 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Fitzgerald, John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond
Plot:  A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Maurice Walsh (from the story by)
Language:  English, Irish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  104 min,  [Western]  [John Ford]  [22 Oct 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, John Agar, John Wayne
Plot:  Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
Writer:  James Warner Bellah (story), Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Laurence Stallings (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How Green Was My Valley | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  How Green Was My Valley  118 min,  [Drama, Family]  [John Ford]  [09 Apr 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Anna Lee, Donald Crisp, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screen play), Richard Llewellyn (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Welsh    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Informer | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Informer  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [John Ford]  [24 May 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Heather Angel, Margot Grahame, Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Liam O'Flaherty (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
They Were Expendable | Movie Details for Director John Ford, Robert Montgomery | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  They Were Expendable  135 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [John Ford, Robert Montgomery]  [31 Dec 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Donna Reed, Jack Holt, John Wayne, Robert Montgomery
Plot:  The PT boat unit Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Three defends the Philippines from Japanese invasion during World War II.
Writer:  William L. White (book), Frank Wead (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Hurrah | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Last Hurrah  121 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [John Ford]  [01 Nov 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Dianne Foster, Jeffrey Hunter, Pat O'Brien, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screen play), Edwin O'Connor (based upon the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How the West Was Won | Movie Details for Director John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  How the West Was Won  164 min,  G,  [Western]  [John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe]  [20 Feb 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Carolyn Jones, Carroll Baker, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda, James Stewart, John Wayne, Lee J. Cobb
Plot:  A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Writer:  James R. Webb
Language:  English, Arapaho    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
3 Godfathers | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  3 Godfathers  106 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Western]  [John Ford]  [13 Jan 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Carey Jr., John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Ward Bond
Plot:  When 3 outlaws on the run find a dying woman and her newborn baby in the desert they vow to save the child.
Writer:  Laurence Stallings (screenplay), Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Peter B. Kyne (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
3 Bad Men | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  3 Bad Men  122 min,  UNRATED,  [Romance, Western]  [John Ford]  [28 Aug 1926]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George O'Brien, Lou Tellegen, Olive Borden, Tom Santschi
Plot:  Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.
Writer:  Herman Whitaker (suggested by the novel: "Over the Border"), John Stone (adaptation), Ralph Spence (titles), Malcolm Stuart Boylan (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cameo Kirby | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Cameo Kirby  70 min,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [21 Oct 1923]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Eric Mayne, Gertrude Olmstead, John Gilbert
Plot:  Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's...
Writer:  Robert N. Lee, Booth Tarkington (play), Harry Leon Wilson (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fugitive | Movie Details for Director John Ford, Emilio Fernández | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Fugitive  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History]  [John Ford, Emilio Fernández]  [27 Mar 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dolores del Rio, Henry Fonda, J. Carrol Naish, Pedro Armendáriz
Plot:  Anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screenplay), Graham Greene (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
Drums Along the Mohawk | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Drums Along the Mohawk  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [John Ford]  [10 Nov 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, Eddie Collins, Edna May Oliver, Henry Fonda
Plot:  Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), Sonya Levien (screen play), Walter D. Edmonds (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Iron Horse | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Iron Horse  150 min,  PASSED,  [History, Romance, Western]  [John Ford]  [04 Oct 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick, George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy
Plot:  After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.
Writer:  Charles Kenyon (story), John Russell (story), Charles Kenyon (scenario), Charles Darnton (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Mogambo | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Mogambo  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [09 Oct 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Clark Gable, Donald Sinden, Grace Kelly
Plot:  On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda.
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (screenplay), Wilson Collison (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Prisoner of Shark Island | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Prisoner of Shark Island  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [John Ford]  [28 Feb 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Arthur Byron, Claude Gillingwater, Gloria Stuart, Warner Baxter
Plot:  The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arrowsmith | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Arrowsmith  108 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [26 Dec 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  A.E. Anson, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett, Ronald Colman
Plot:  Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.
Writer:  Sinclair Lewis (based upon the novel by), Sidney Howard (adapted for the screen by)
Language:  English, Italian, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rio Grande | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Rio Grande  105 min,  [Romance, Western]  [John Ford]  [15 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman Jr., John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
Plot:  A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years.
Writer:  James Kevin McGuinness (screenplay), James Warner Bellah (Saturday Evening Post story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hurricane | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Hurricane  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [13 Feb 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor
Plot:  A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Oliver H.P. Garrett (adaptation), Charles Nordhoff (from the novel by), James Norman Hall (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Steamboat Round the Bend | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Steamboat Round the Bend  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [06 Sep 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Shirley, Eugene Pallette, Irvin S. Cobb, Will Rogers
Plot:  A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hung for murder.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Lamar Trotti (screen play), Ben Lucien Burman (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pilgrimage | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Pilgrimage  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [18 Aug 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Heather Angel, Henrietta Crosman, Lucille La Verne, Norman Foster
Plot:  A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.
Writer:  Barry Conners, Philip Klein, Dudley Nichols (dialogue), I.A.R. Wylie (story "Pilgrimage")
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sun Shines Bright | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Sun Shines Bright  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Western]  [John Ford]  [02 May 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Arleen Whelan, Charles Winninger, John Russell, Stepin Fetchit
Plot:  John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ...
Writer:  Laurence Stallings (screenplay), Irvin S. Cobb (short stories "The Sun Shines Bright", "The Mob from Massac" and "The Lord Provides")
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wee Willie Winkie | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Wee Willie Winkie  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Family]  [John Ford]  [30 Jul 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, June Lang, Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather, a British army colonel, at the post he commands in northern India. Upon arrival, they ...
Writer:  Ernest Pascal (screen play), Julien Josephson (screen play), Rudyard Kipling (based upon the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Four Sons | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Four Sons  100 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, War]  [John Ford]  [13 Feb 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr., James Hall, Margaret Mann
Plot:  A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.
Writer:  Philip Klein (adapted by), I.A.R. Wylie (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
7 Women | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  7 Women  87 min,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [24 Mar 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Flora Robson, Margaret Leighton, Sue Lyon
Plot:  In China in 1935, seven dedicated missionary women try to protect themselves from the advances of a barbaric Mongolian warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.
Writer:  Janet Green (screenplay), John McCormick (screenplay), Norah Lofts (short story "Chinese Finale")
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cheyenne Autumn | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Cheyenne Autumn  154 min,  [Drama, History, Western]  [John Ford]  [30 Oct 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Richard Widmark, Sal Mineo
Plot:  The Cheyenne, tired of broken U.S. government promises, head for their ancestral lands but a sympathetic cavalry officer is tasked to bring them back to their reservation.
Writer:  Mari Sandoz (suggested by "Cheyenne Autumn"), James R. Webb (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pinky | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan, John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Pinky  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan, John Ford]  [01 Nov 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, Jeanne Crain, William Lundigan
Plot:  A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.
Writer:  Cid Ricketts Sumner (novel), Philip Dunne (screenplay), Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Rode Together | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Two Rode Together  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [John Ford]  [26 Jul 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Stewart, Linda Cristal, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones
Plot:  A corrupt marshal is pressured by his army friend into negotiating the release of white captives of the Comanches, but finds that their reintegration into society has its consequences.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Will Cook (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wings of Eagles | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Wings of Eagles  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [John Ford]  [22 Feb 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan Dailey, John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond
Plot:  A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Read.
Writer:  Frank Fenton (screenplay), William Wister Haines (screenplay), Frank Wead (based on the life and writings of)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
When Willie Comes Marching Home | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  When Willie Comes Marching Home  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, War]  [John Ford]  [01 Feb 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Colleen Townsend, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest
Plot:  Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.
Writer:  Sy Gomberg (based on a story by), Richard Sale (screenplay), Mary Loos (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tobacco Road | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Tobacco Road  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [John Ford]  [07 Mar 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau, William Tracy
Plot:  Hillbilly family life in 1941 rural Georgia.
Writer:  Erskine Caldwell (based on the novel by), Jack Kirkland (stage play), Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Doctor Bull | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Doctor Bull  77 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [22 Sep 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Howard Lally, Marian Nixon, Vera Allen, Will Rogers
Plot:  Doc Bull, a no-nonsense country doctor who has served his community for decades, fights small-town prejudice and provincialism in several crises.
Writer:  James Gould Cozzens (novel), Paul Green (adaptation), Jane Storm (continuity)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Air Mail | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Air Mail  84 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [John Ford]  [03 Nov 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gloria Stuart, Pat O'Brien, Ralph Bellamy, Slim Summerville
Plot:  Level headed Mike Miller runs Desert Airport, an air mail base full of daring young pilots risking their lives to get the mail through-regardless of the weather. Following the death of one ...
Writer:  Dale Van Every (story), Frank Wead (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hangman's House | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Hangman's House  80 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [John Ford]  [13 May 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Earle Foxe, June Collyer, Larry Kent, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  Victor McLaglen, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple. John Wayne is an over-enthusiastic spectator who smashes a picket fence.
Writer:  Philip Klein (adapted by), Marion Orth (scenario), Malcolm Stuart Boylan (titles), Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne (novel)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Donovan's Reef | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Donovan's Reef  109 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Romance]  [John Ford]  [19 Jul 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Elizabeth Allen, Jack Warden, John Wayne, Lee Marvin
Plot:  Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), James Edward Grant (screenplay), Edmund Beloin (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Judge Priest | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Judge Priest  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [28 Sep 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Louise, Henry B. Walthall, Tom Brown, Will Rogers
Plot:  Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky.
Writer:  Irvin S. Cobb (based on: character of "Judge Priest"), Dudley Nichols (screen play), Lamar Trotti (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Battle of Midway | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Battle of Midway  18 min,  TV-G,  [Short, Documentary, War]  [John Ford]  [14 Sep 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Fonda, James Roosevelt, Jane Darwell, Logan Ramsey
Plot:  The Japanese attack on Midway in June 1942, filmed as it happened.
Writer:  John Ford, Dudley Nichols, James Kevin McGuinness
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Straight Shooting | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Straight Shooting  57 min,  UNRATED,  [Western]  [John Ford]  [27 Aug 1917]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Harry Carey, Molly Malone
Plot:  Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.
Writer:  George Hively (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Four Men and a Prayer | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Four Men and a Prayer  85 min,  [Adventure, Mystery]  [John Ford]  [29 Apr 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Niven, George Sanders, Loretta Young, Richard Greene
Plot:  The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.
Writer:  Richard Sherman (screenplay), Sonya Levien (screenplay), Walter Ferris (screenplay), David Garth (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bucking Broadway | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Bucking Broadway  53 min,  [Western]  [John Ford]  [24 Dec 1917]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Carey, L.M. Wells, Molly Malone, Vester Pegg
Plot:  A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.
Writer:  George Hively (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother Machree | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Mother Machree  75 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [19 Dec 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Belle Bennett, Philippe De Lacy, Ted McNamara, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels ...
Writer:  Rida Johnson Young (from the story by), Gertrude Orr (scenario), Katherine Hilliker (titles), H.H. Caldwell (titles)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Salute | Movie Details for Director David Butler, John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Salute  84 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [David Butler, John Ford]  [01 Sep 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George O'Brien, Helen Chandler, Stepin Fetchit, William Janney
Plot:  West Point Cadet John and Annapolis Midshipman Frank focus their fraternal rivalry on the big Army-Navy football game.
Writer:  Tristram Tupper (story), John Stone (screen play), James Kevin McGuinness (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl in Number 29 | Movie Details for Director John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  The Girl in Number 29  50 min,  [Drama]  [John Ford]  [17 May 1920]
Ratings:  IMDB 2.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claire Anderson, Elinor Fair, Frank Mayo, Robert Bolder
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Philip D. Hurn (scenario), Elizabeth Jordan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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