Best Movies of James Stewart

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

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.


The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.


The Shootist (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $5.99M

A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.


Shenandoah (1965)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

During the Civil War, a Virginia farmer and his family vow to remain neutral but one of the sons is captured by Union soldiers, sending the farmer to his rescue.


How the West Was Won (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $12.15M

Lead Role: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda, | Director:

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.


The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.


Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.


Two Rode Together (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

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.


Firecreek (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.


An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $22.17M

A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.


Bandolero! (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.


Fools' Parade (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In 1935, after 40 years in a West Virginia prison, three released convicts wish to open a legitimate business using the 25 thousand dollars earned in jail but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plan to defraud them.


Take Her, She's Mine (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.


The Rare Breed (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome both greedy criminals and the natural elements.


Dear Brigitte (1965)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.


The Mountain Road (1960)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A US Army Major stationed in East China in 1944 is ordered to blow up military installations in order to slow down the advancing Japanese Army.


The Magic of Lassie (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 57 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Lassie is trying to find her way home. She will have to run all the way from Colorado to California. Her loving owner is looking for her too.