Top 10 awesome movies like West of the Rio Grande that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching West of the Rio Grande and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton . Here goes the list -

  1. Tucson Raiders
  2. Prairie Express
  3. Dangerous Venture
  4. Frontier Agent
  5. Ambush Trail
  6. Borrowed Trouble
  7. Ghost Guns
  8. Fort Courageous
  9. Trailing Danger
  10. Valley of Fear
  1. Tucson Raiders

    Tucson Raiders

    In Elliot's initial appearance as Red Ryder, he finds himself framed for murder. Little Beaver then foils the crooked Sheriff's attempt to have Red killed excaping jail. When Hannah Rogers gives the Sheriff a note, Red sees her give him a signal. Gabby lifts the note and Red decodes it. The Duchess then gets a confession from Hannah enabling Red to set out after the outlaws.

    This movie, created by Spencer Gordon Bennet, Bill Elliott and George Gabby Hayes, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Western

  2. Prairie Express

    Prairie Express

    Johnny Hudson recovers a freight wagon belonging to Faro Jenkins and Dave Porter, after outlaws led by Burke attack the pair and steal it. Real estate agent Gordon Gregg is secretly behind the plot to break up the Porter-Jenkins freight line so that they will go bankrupt and he can claim Porter's ranch. Johnny gives Faro $2000 for new equipment. Johnny and Faro also capture a pair of the outlaws and they are jailed, but escape after Gregg knifes Sheriff Bill. Freightline employee Lem, in league with Gregg's gang, steals the murder knife which Johnny had picked up for fingerprint evidence. Gregg gives Faro's freight line a special shipment and require an overnight camp and be prey for his henchmen. Johnny and Faro capture the outlaws by a trick. Burke is killed by Gregg when he demands his share of the loot, and Gregg then takes Peggy Porter as a hostage. Johnny arrives in time to overpower Gregg and the remnants of his gang. A new railroad promises to bring prosperity to the region.

    This movie, created by Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

  3. Dangerous Venture

    Dangerous Venture

    Sue Harmon gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian treasures instead and sell them. Hoppy is on to their plan and pretending to leave follows them. Not only is he outnumbered by Morgan's men, but California has himself about to be sacrificed in an Indian ritual.

    This movie, created by George Archainbaud, William Boyd and Andy Clyde, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

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  4. Frontier Agent

    Frontier Agent

    This one begins after the Civil War when the Overland Telegraph Company is persuaded by rancher Jim Kerrigan to allow his own men to extend the line to Baxter Springs, guaranteeing to pay for the construction himself if it isn't finished at the end of two months. Land promoter Burton Wheelock will lose money if the line is completed and gets ex-rustler Larry Foster, fiancée of Sandra Kerrigan, to sabotage the work. Telegraph company trouble-shooter Johnny Mack, investigating the sabotage, saves Kerrigan's men Joe Farr and Cappy from masked outlaws. Henchman Mugsy is captured by Johnny, while Larry, Slim and the other henchmen escape after shooting telegraph patrolman Nevada. Larry kills Mugsy before he can identify the gang leader. Henchman Straker is captured by Johnny and jailed. Slim steals Johnny's identification card from his saddle bag, and it is found near the jail when Wheelock's men help Straker break jail and kill a deputy sheriff. Because of the card, the Marshal arrests Johnny, but Joe comes to his rescue. An attempt to fire the Kerrigan ranch is foiled, and Larry's hat is found, which proves to Sandra her fiancée's crookness. Larry is trailed to Wheelock's office, and both are killed in a shootout with Johnny, Cappy and Joe.

    This movie, created by Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

  5. Ambush Trail

    Ambush Trail

    Bolton, trying to get the ranchers to leave, has his outlaw gang ambush all incoming supply wagons. Curly Thompson, out to stop them, gets framed for murder and put in jail.

    This movie, created by Harry L. Fraser, Bob Steele and Syd Saylor, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

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  6. Borrowed Trouble

    Borrowed Trouble

    Teacher Lola Blair is against building the saloon right next to her schoolhouse. When she is kidnapped, Hoppy rescues her and forces the saloon keepers to relocate.

    This movie, created by George Archainbaud, William Boyd and Andy Clyde, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

  7. Ghost Guns

    Ghost Guns

    U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie and Sandy Hopkins ride into Big Piney Basin at the request of Ann Jordan, daughter of a rancher who has been killed and whose cattle have been rustled. At Ann's home, they find Ted Connors, the only surviving member of the Connors brothers, the other two having been killed the previous night. Nevada rides into town and discovers it is run by Matson and Judge Kelbro and that it was Matson's gang that killed the Connors and Ann's father. Matson believes that Ted, who can identify some of the gang, is dead but sends his henchmen out to investigate. Sandy, working as a swamper in the poolroom, overhears a plot to rustle the remaining cattle, and rides out to warn Nevada and Ann. Nevada and Sandy round up the gang, Matson and Kelbro are turned over to the authorities, and Ted and Ann are planning their marriage as Nevada and Sandy ride off to new adventures.

    This movie, created by Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton, scores 4.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

  8. Fort Courageous

    Fort Courageous

    An ex-cavalry sergeant, being escorted to prison after being convicted of a crime he didn't commit, finds himself leading the remnants of a unit that has been under Indian attack at a fort. The commanding officer has been killed, the Indians vastly outnumber them, and the only bargaining chip they have is the fact that they have captured the Indian chief's son.

    This movie, created by Lesley Selander, Fred Beir and Don Red Barry, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Western

  9. Trailing Danger

    Trailing Danger

    Convicted killer Jim Holden is rescued from the sheriff by his gang, led by Mason and Riley. He is out to get the Hathaway Stage superintendent George Bannister, who was responsible for his conviction and learns the Bannister, his niece (Kay) and Hal Hathaway, son of the stage line owner, are on a cross-country stage. Johnny, a rancher, and Waco, local stage representative head for the stage to warn the passengers, including entertainer Paradise Flo and coffin salesman Pennypacker. Hal takes the stage into Holdin. Johnny and Waco rescue Hal and Bannister before the gang succeeds in hanging the pair. By a ruse, Johnny, Waco and Hal split up and capture the entire gang.

    This movie, created by Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Western

  10. Valley of Fear

    Valley of Fear

    Johnny Williams (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to his home town of Beaufort, and finds himself being chased by banker Henry Stevens (Tristram Coffin), Grangers Association head Les Travers (Ed Cassidy as Edward Cassidy) and real estate agent Frank Wilkins (Ted Adams). At the Williams ranch, cowhand Rusty Peters (Raymond Hatton) explains that Johnny's uncle, ostensibly killed in an accident, is believed by the townspeople to have embezzled money from the local bank that is holding mortgages that now must be foreclosed. Neighboring rancher Tom Lansing (Steve Darrell) offers to help Johnny clear himself from the accusation that he received the stolen money. At the scene of the "accident" in which his uncle died, Johnny finds new evidence and is shot at by Duke (Eddie Parker as Edwin Parker), henchman of the man secretly trying to grab up the land by taking over the mortgages. Joan Travers (Christine McIntyre) is antagonistic toward Johhny when her fiance Stephens goes to jail for the embezzlement to trick the real culprit to relax his guard, so Johnny and Sheriff Burt Wheeler (Pierce Lyden) can bring him to justice. After the sheriff and several others are killed, another real estate agent (Edward Peil as Edward J. Peil) confesses that Lansing is the brains behind the land-grab and murders.

    This movie, created by Lambert Hillyer, Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Western

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