Genre Archives: Western

Jane Got a Gun

January 29, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

John Wayne: Stagecoach Run (In Color)

February 19, 2008
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Stagecoach Run" is a thrilling, Old West adventure with a neck-and-neck race between two stage coaches with the winner taking all. John Blair (Wayne) partners with his friend Larry to buy a stage coach line through Crescent City. He is deceived by the seller, Drake, and learns this when they [...]

The Lone Ranger: The Lost Episodes

April 23, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Lone Ranger: The Lost Episodes" is a treasure trove for Lone Ranger aficionados! This DVD contains a color episode, promos, and an unaired "Lone Ranger" episode, in addition to a commercial for U.S. government sales bonds that never before appeared on TV. Featured too is the first Lone Ranger [...]

John Wayne: Stolen Goods (In Color)

September 16, 2008
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Stolen Goods" has it all! This western features the hard-hitting John Wayne as John Caruthers, who puts up a good fight, chases bad guys on horseback, and meets a girl named Betty who he hopes to win in the end. The story begins with a downpour and Caruthers coming in from the rain. He hides out [...]

John Wayne: Cold Vengeance (In Color)

April 10, 2007
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Cold Vengeance" features all of John Wayne's famous attributes and is enjoyable viewing. He shows off his likability, his ability to ride and shoot a gun, his toughness, and his charm with the ladies. The plot features his character, John Mason, returning home to see a man being humiliated by [...]

John Wayne: Guns Along the Trail (In Color)

November 13, 2007
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Guns Along the Trail" is a fast-paced, rip-roaring western! John Wayne plays John Wyatt, who winds up traveling with a medicine show (undercover) so he can nail a gang of counterfeiters. The head of the medicine show is a man named Carter, and John and Carter's daughter, Linda, hit it off. John [...]

John Wayne: Gold Strike River (In Color)

July 22, 2008
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Gold Strike River" is a wonderful mix of the Old West, comedy, action and a bit of romance to boot. Jerry Mason (John Wayne) is a youthful Texan and George "Gabby" Hayes plays Jake Benson, a rancher who Jerry calls "Old Timer." They become partners after striking it rich when they find gold in a [...]


March 25, 2011
Not Recommended for Families
"Redemption" just needs the first three letters of the word "redemption" for its title: Red. This name is appropriate because there is a whole lot of blood shed in this movie, about as much as I have ever seen in a film. People are shot with blood splattering and spurting, several people are shot [...]

Dawn Rider

May 29, 2012
Not Recommended for Families
This western features a decent story. John Mason (Christian Slater) is misunderstood during an event in a saloon, and he is pursued by a lawman named Cochrane (Donald Sutherland). Mason heads home to see his father, a man he doesn't get along with very well. Still, he is reaching out to his father [...]


August 28, 2007
Not Recommended for Families
"Wrangler" is a visually pleasing movie. It features horses, wooded scenery and plenty of nature's picturesque scenes including lakes and mountains. The story is pretty good too, focusing on a rancher named James Richards (Frederick Parslow) and his family, including daughter Alice May, who would [...]