Wayne earned an Oscar for his portrayal of alcoholic antihero Rooster Cogburn, who helps a girl seeking revenge for her father's death.
The only thing better for any fan of Wayne than seeing him kick butt is seeing him reunite with Maureen O'Hara. Here you have both.
Lauren Bacall costars in Duke's final flick about an aging gunslinger who's dying, along with the ways of the Old West.
Director Howard Hawk's final film is also the last installment in his trilogy of Wayne as a steadfast lawman.
Life imitates art as Wayne takes a few young men under his wing to show them the ropes on how to become heroes.
A benevolent cattle baron (Wayne) joins forces with Billy the Kid to defeat a malevolent land developer in New Mexico.
Wayne reprises his Oscar-winning role from True Grit, this time teaming up with Katharine Hepburn.
After the Civil War, a Confederate group (led by Rock Hudson) and a Union group (led by Wayne) collide in war-torn Mexico.
Wayne plays a lawman who finds his two teenage boys on the wrong side of law after they are coerced into robbing a bank.
The widow (Ann-Margret) of a bandit who stole half a million dollars from the railroad enlists a hired gun (Wayne) to find the missing loot.