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The Films of John Ford, Ranked

“John Ford should be understood as the product of a ghettoized racial minority which, during his lifetime, went from being the exploited subproletariat to being the new hegemonic class: a process of interracial class warfare reflected in The Last Hurrah (1958), Fort Apache (1948) and Donovan’s Reef (1963).” – T. Gallagher

  • The Long Gray Line

    1

  • The Long Voyage Home

    2

  • Wagon Master

    3

  • My Darling Clementine

    4

  • Steamboat Round the Bend

    5

  • Stagecoach

    6

  • Fort Apache

    7

  • The Searchers

    8

  • Young Mr. Lincoln

    9

  • How the West Was Won

    10

  • 7 Women

    11

  • Pilgrimage

    12

  • The Last Hurrah

    13

  • The Quiet Man

    14

  • Donovan's Reef

    15

  • Straight Shooting

    16

  • How Green Was My Valley

    17

  • Mogambo

    18

  • Drums Along the Mohawk

    19

  • 3 Godfathers

    20

  • Sergeant Rutledge

    21

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    22

  • Two Rode Together

    23

  • The Hurricane

    24

  • Bucking Broadway

    25

  • The World Moves On

    26

  • Wee Willie Winkie

    27

  • The Informer

    28

  • Hell Bent

    29

  • The Rising of the Moon

    30

  • Chesty: A Tribute to a Legend

    31

  • Torpedo Squadron

    32

  • The Growler Story

    33

  • Arrowsmith

    34

  • The Sun Shines Bright

    35

  • Air Mail

    36

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    37

  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

    38

  • Rio Grande

    39

  • Doctor Bull

    40

  • The Iron Horse

    41

  • 3 Bad Men

    42

  • Men Without Women

    43

  • The Prisoner of Shark Island

    44

  • Cheyenne Autumn

    45

  • Judge Priest

    46

  • Submarine Patrol

    47

  • The Battle of Midway

    48

  • The Whole Town's Talking

    49

  • The Lost Patrol

    50

  • The Black Watch

    51

  • Riley the Cop

    52

  • The Shamrock Handicap

    53

  • This Is Korea!

    54

  • Mary of Scotland

    55

  • Flashing Spikes

    56

  • Four Men and a Prayer

    57

  • Flesh

    58

  • In Memoriam Manuel Quezon

    59

  • Salute

    60

  • The Plough and the Stars

    61

  • Just Pals

    62

  • Tobacco Road

    63