Fort Apache Fort Apache

John Ford's Masterpiece of the Frontier! The first installment of John Ford's trilogy...

In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour which he believes is rightfully his. Arrogant, obsessed with military form and ultimately self-destructive, Thursday attempts to destroy the Apache chief Cochise after luring him across the border from Mexico, against the advice of his subordinates.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story
  • A
  • Breathless
  • À mort l'arbitre !
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • À propos de Nice

The Oxford History of World Cinema

This list is the Letterboxd version of The Oxford History of World Cinema

The book celebrates and chronicles over one…

  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story

“They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They?” – The Complete List (Every Film From Every Edition)

Chris House

Chris House 1,461 films

These are all the films that have been included in every edition, past and present, of the They Shoot Pictures,…