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John Wayne also known as "The Duke" had a very long career in Cinema and starred in gigantic total of 183 movies. He is mostly known for his roles in western movies and his collaboration with western directors "John Ford" and "Howard Hawks".

Here is just a glimpse of his long career and we have chosen 21 Best John Wayne Movies List which you should definitely watch.

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21.) The Horse Soldiers (1959)

A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in quality to wreck a rail/supply focus. Alongside them is sent a specialist who causes moment abhorrence amongst him and the authority. The mystery get ready for the mission is caught by a southern looker who must be brought to guarantee her hush. The Union officers each have diverse purposes behind needing to be on the mission.

Cast: John Wayne, William Holden
Director: John Ford

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20.) Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

After his wife takes their son and leaves him, Sgt. John Stryker is an embittered man who takes his misery out on the men under his command. They're a bunch of green recruits who have a hard time dealing with Stryker's tough drills and thicker skin. Even his old friends start to wonder if he's gone from being the epitome of a tough Marine Sergeant to a man over the edge.

Cast: John Wayne, John Agar
Director: Allan Dwan

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19.) Big Jake (1971)

In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Big Jake McCandles' grandson and hold him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.

Cast: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara
Director: George Sherman, John Wayne

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18.) Hatari ! (1962)

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Cast: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli
Director: Howard Hawks

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17.) McLintock ! (1963)

Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.

Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
Director: Andrew V. McLagen

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16.) The Cowboys (1972)

When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. 

Cast: John Wayne, Bruce Dern
Director: Mark Rydell

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15.) Rio Grande (1950)

A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years.

Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
Director: John Ford

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14.) The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

Ranch owner Katie Elder's four sons determine to avenge the murder of their father and the swindling of their mother.

Cast: John Wayne, Dean Martin
Director: Henry Hathaway

13.) She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (1949)

Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.

Cast: John Wayne, John Agar, Joanne Dru
Director: John Ford

12.) Fort Apache (1948)

At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.

Cast: John Wayne, Heny Fonda, Shirley Temple
Director: John Ford

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11.) How The West Was Won (1962)

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.

Cast: John Wayne, James Stewart, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda
Director: John Ford

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10.) The Shootist (1976)

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

Cast: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart
Director: Don Siegel

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9.) El Dorado (1967)

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Cast: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan
Director: Howard Hawks

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8.) Red River (1948)

Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

Cast: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru
Director: Howard Hawks

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7.) The Quiet Man (1952)

A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.

Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
Director: John Ford

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6.) Stagecoach (1939) 

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

Cast: John Wayne, Claire Trevor
Director: John Ford

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5.) True Grit (1959)

A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory.

Cast: John Wayne, Kim Darby
Director: Henry Hathaway

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4.) The Longest Day (1962)

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Cast: John Wayne, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda
Director: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, 

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3.) Rio Bravo (1959)

A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Cast: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson
Director: Howard Hawks

2.) The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

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.

Cast: John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin
Director: John Ford

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1.) The Searchers (1956)

An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
Director: John Ford

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