15 the Best Randolph Scott Movies



Lon Chaney, Jr.

Released: 1948

Directed by: Ray Enright

Albuquerque is a 1948 American Western directed by Ray Enright and starring Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George “Gabby” Hayes, and Lon Chaney, Jr.. Based on the novel Dead Freight for Piute by..

14.Decision at Sundown

Randolph Scott, Richard Deacon

Released: 1957

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Decision at Sundown is a 1957 western directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott. One of seven Boetticher/Scott western collaborations that also includes Seven Men from Now, The Tall T,..

13.Santa Fe

Randolph Scott, Francis McDonald

Released: 1951

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Santa Fe is a 1951 Technicolor western film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Randolph Scott. The film is based on the novel Santa Fe by James Vance Marshall.

12.Man in the Saddle

Joan Leslie, Randolph Scott

Released: 1951

Directed by: André de Toth

Man in the Saddle is a 1951 film directed by André De Toth.

11.The Last of the Mohicans

Randolph Scott, Heather Angel

Released: 1936

Directed by: George B. Seitz

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1936 American adventure film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes and Henry Wilcoxon based on the novel The Last of the Mohicans by..

10.Hangman’s Knot

Lee Marvin, Donna Reed

Released: 1952

Directed by: Roy Huggins

Hangman’s Knot is a 1952 American Western film written and directed by Roy Huggins and starring Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, and Claude Jarman, Jr. The film is about a group of Confederate soldiers,..

9.Carson City

Raymond Massey, Randolph Scott

Released: 1952

Directed by: André de Toth

Carson City is a 1952 American Western film starring Randolph Scott, Lucille Norman, and Raymond Massey. Based on a story by Sloan Nibley, the film is about a railroad construction engineer …

8.Western Union

Robert Young, John Carradine

Released: 1941

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Western Union is a 1941 American Western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Robert Young, Randolph Scott, and Dean Jagger. Filmed in Technicolor on location in Arizona and Utah, Western Union…

7.Buchanan Rides Alone

Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens

Released: 1958

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Buchanan Rides Alone is a 1958 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, and Barry Kelley. Based on the 1956 novel The Name’s Buchanan by Jonas..

6.The Tall T

Maureen O’Sullivan, Randolph Scott

Released: 1957

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

The Tall T is a 1957 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, and Maureen O’Sullivan. Adapted by Burt Kennedy from the short story “The Captives”.

5.Ride Lonesome

James Coburn, Lee Van Cleef

Released: 1959

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Ride Lonesome is a 1959 Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, Lee Van Cleef, and James Coburn in his film debut. This Eastmancolor film..

4.Comanche Station

Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates

Released: 1960

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Comanche Station is a 1960 American CinemaScope western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates and Claude Akins. The film was the last of Boetticher’s late 1950s…


3.The Virginian

Gary Cooper, Walter Huston

Released: 1929

Directed by: Victor Fleming

The Virginian is a 1929 Western film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, and Richard Arlen. The film was based on the 1902 novel The Virginian by Owen Wister and..

The Spoilers

John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich

Released: 1942

Directed by: Ray Enright

The Spoilers is a 1942 Western drama film directed by Ray Enright. The movie is set in Nome, Alaska during the Nome Gold Rush, with Marlene Dietrich as Cherry Malotte, Randolph Scott as Alexander…


Ride the High Country

Warren Oates, Edgar Buchanan

Released: 1962

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Ride the High Country is a 1962 American Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, and Mariette Hartley. The supporting cast includes Edgar Buchanan, James…



George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned the years from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals (albeit in non-singing and non-dancing roles), adventure tales, war films, and a few horror and fantasy films. However, his most enduring image is that of the tall-in-the-saddle Western hero. Out of his more than 100 film appearances over 60 were in Westerns; thus, “of all the major stars whose name was associated with the Western, Scott [was] most closely identified with it.


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