actor: John Wayne

John Wayne: Stolen Goods (In Color)

September 16, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"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: An Innocent Man (In Color)

September 9, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"An Innocent Man" is a thrilling and enjoyable film! Featuring that most famous of all western actors, John Wayne, the story is Old West all the way. Wayne plays John Brant, an innocent man on the run from the law for murder. Determined to find the real murderer, he comes across a man currently [...]

John Wayne: Gold Strike River (In Color)

July 22, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"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 [...]

John Wayne: Stagecoach Run (In Color)

February 19, 2008

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"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 [...]

John Wayne: Guns Along the Trail (In Color)

November 13, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"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 [...]

True Grit

May 22, 2007
"True Grit" is a gritty film (pun intended) about the man behind the grit, Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne), a cowboy who is friendly enough, but doesn't ever like to lose. When a teenage girl (Kim Darby) comes to him to help find her father's killer, he is reluctant at first but young Mattie Ross is [...]


May 22, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Hondo" includes some fine performances by John "Duke" Wayne and Geraldine Page as the woman whose husband has left her, and who could be happy with Hondo if her husband is truly gone. Hondo suspects the Apaches might have gotten to him. Although a bit violent for its time, "Hondo" does not become [...]

Island in the Sky

May 3, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie deserves its standing as a classic film. It has high drama, some action, and suspense to boot. It also has the highly likable John Wayne in the lead role as Dooley, the pilot of the plane who remains loyal to his crew when the plane has to make an emergency landing. The crew must deal [...]

John Wayne: Cold Vengeance (In Color)

April 10, 2007

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"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 [...]

The High and the Mighty

August 2, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

John Wayne plays "Whispering Dan" Roman in this film, an airplane pilot who lost his wife and child in a plane crash some years before. When he travels as a co-pilot on a long flight, his experience will be needed when the plane runs into some serious problems. The crew has to decide if they have [...]