director: Henry Hathaway

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 [...]

The Sons of Katie Elder

June 5, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is another of John Wayne's classic westerns. Although this one was made in the 1940s, it contains all the elements needed. There are the good guys, the bad guys, and at least one woman to add to the story. Of course in a western you can't forget to add in the gun fights and explosions. To top [...]