All John Wayne Movies in Order of Release (1926 – 1976)

Having appeared in over 170 movies, and even produced over 30 himself, John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s oldest actors with a career span of 5 decades, from 1926 to 1976. So, if all you’ve chosen to do today is catch up on some or all of his movies and TV shows, then today, we’ll be showing all of John Wayne’s movies in order.

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Sure, then let’s begin, #enjoy!!!

John Wayne Movies in Order


John Wayne Movies in Order

As I said, here are all of John Wayne’s movies in order of their release.



Brown of Havard1926Yale Football Player
Bardelys the Magnificent1926Guard
The Great K & A Train Robbery1926Extra
Annie Laurie1927Extra
Mother Machree1927Extra
The Drop Kick1927Football Player / Extra in Stands
Four Sons1928Officer
Hangman’s House1928Horse Race Spectator / Condemned Main in Flashback
Noah’s Ark1928Flood Extra
The Black Watch192942nd Highlander
Words and Music1929Pete Donahue (as Duke Morrison)
Salute1929Midshipman Bill
The Forward Pass1929Football Player
Men Without Women1930Radioman on Surface
Born Reckless1930Extra
Rough Romance1930Lumberjack
Cheer Up and Smile1930Roy
The Big Trail1930Breck Coleman
Girls Demand Excitement1931Peter Brooks
Three Girls Lost1931Gordon Wales
Arizona1931Lt. Bob Denton
The Range Feud1931Clint Turner
The Deceiver1931Richard Thorpe as a Corpse
Maker of Men1931Dusty Rhodes
The Shadow of the Eagle1932Craig McCoy
Texas Cyclone1932Steve Pickett
Two-Fisted Law1932Duke
Lady and Gent1932Buzz Kinney
The Hurricane Express1932Larry Baker
Ride Him, Cowboy1932John Durry
The Big Stampede1932John Steele
That’s My Boy1932Taylor – Harvard Player
Haunted Gold1932John Mason
The Telegraph Trail1933John Trent
The Three Musketeers1933Tom Wayne
Central Airport1933Co-Pilot in Wreck
Somewhere in Sonora1933John Bishop
The Life of Jimmy Dolan1933Smith
His Private Secretary1933Dick Wallace
Baby Face1933Jimmy McCoy Jr.
The Man from Monterey1933Captain John Holmes
Riders of Destiny1933Singin’ Sandy Saunders
College Coach1933Student Greeting Phil
Sagebrush Trail1933John Brant – aka Smith
The Lucky Texan1934Jerry Mason
West of the Divide1934Ted Hayden posing as Gat Ganns
Blue Steel1934John Carruthers
The Man from Utah1934John Weston
Randy Rides Alone1934Randy Bowers
The Star Packer1934John Travers
The Trail Beyond1934Rod Drew
The Lawless Frontier1934John Tobin
‘Neath the Arizona Skies1934Chris Morrell
Texas Terror1935John Higgins
Rainbow Valley1935John Martin
The Desert Trail1935John Scott posing as John Jones
The Dawn Rider1935John Mason
Paradise Canyon1935John Wyatt posing as John Rogers
Westward Ho1935John Wyatt aka John Allen
The New Frontier1935John Dawson
Lawless Range1935John Middleton
The Oregon Trail1936Capt. John Delmont
The Lawless Nineties1936John Tipton
King of the Pecos1936John Clayborn
The Lonely Trail1936Capt. John Ashley
Winds of the Wasteland1936John Blair
The Sea Spoilers1936Bob Randall
Conflict1936Pat Glendon
California Straight Ahead!1937Biff Smith
I Cover the War1937Bob Adams
Idol of the Crowds1937Johnny Hanson
Adventure’s End1937Duke Slade
Born to the West1937Dare Rudd
Pals of the Saddle1938Stony Brooke
Overland Stage Raiders1938Stony Brooke
Santa Fe Stampede1938Stony Brooke
Red River Range1938Stony Brooke
Stagecoach1939Ringo Kid
The Night Riders1939Stony Brooke
The Three Texas Steers1939Stony Brooke
Wyoming Outlaw1939Stony Brooke
New Frontier1939Stony Brooke
Allegheny Uprising1939Jim Smith
Dark Command1940Bob Seton
Three Faces West1940John Phillips
The Long Voyage Home1940Olsen
Seven Sinners1940Dan
The Man Betrayed1941Lynn Hollister
Lady from Louisiana1941John Reynolds
The Shepherd of the Hills1941Young Matt Matthews
Lady for a Night1942Jackson Morgan
Reap the Wild Wind1942Captain Jack Stuart
The Soldiers1942Roy Glennister
In Old California1942Tom Craig
Flying Tigers1942Capt. Jim Gordon
Pittsburgh1942Pittsburgh Markham
Reunion in France1942Pat Talbot
A Lady Takes a Chance1943Duke Hudkins
In Old Oklahoma1943Daniel F. Somers
The Fighting Seabees1944Lt. Cmdr. Wedge Donovan
Tall in the Saddle1944Rocklin
Flame of Barbary Coast1945Duke Fergus
Back to Bataan1945Col. Joseph Madden
Dakota1945John Devlin
They Were Expendable1945Lt. (.J.G.) ‘Rusty’ Ryan
Without Reservations1946Capt. ‘Rusty’ Thomas
Angel and the Badman1947Quirt Evans
Fort Apache1948Capt. Kirby York
Red River1948Thomas Dunson
3 Godfathers1948Robert Marmaduke Sangster Hightower
Wake of the Red Witch1948Capt. Ralls
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon1949Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles
The Fighting Kentuckian1949John Breen
Sands of Iwo Jima1949Sgt. John M. Stryker
Rio Grande1950Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke
Operation Pacific1951Lt. Cmdr. Duke E. Gifford
Flying Leathernecks1951Maj. Daniel Xavier Kirby
The Quiet Man1952Sean Thornton
Big Jim McLain1952Jim McLain
Trouble Along the Way1953Steve Williams
Island in the Sky1953Capt. Dooley
Hondo1953Hondo Lane
The High and the Mighty1954Dan Roman
The Sea Chase1955Capt. Karl Ehrlich
Gunsmoke1955John Wayne
Casablanca1955Special Guest John Wayne
Blood Alley1955Capt. Tom Wilder
I Love Lucy1955John Wayne
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Mike Cronin
The Conqueror1956Temujin
The Searchers1956Ethan Edwards
The Wings of Eagles1957Frank W. ‘Spig’ Wead
Jet Pilot1957Col. Jim Shannon
Legend of the Lost1957Joe January
I Married a Woman1958John Wayne
The Barbarian and the Geisha1958Townsend Harris
Rio Bravo1959Sheriff John T. Chance
The Horse Soldiers1959Col. John Marlowe
The Alamo1960Col. Davy Crockett
North to Alaska1960Sam McCord
The Jack Benny Program1960John Wayne
Wagon Trail1960Gen, William Tecumseh Sherman (as Michael Morris)
The Comancheros1961Capt. Jake Cutter
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance1962Tom Doniphon
Hatari!1962Sean Mercer
The Longest Day1962Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort
Alcoa Premiere1962Marine Sergeant (as Marion Morrison)
How the West Was Won1962Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
Donovan’s Reef1963Michael Patrick ‘Guns’ Donovan
McLintock!1963George Washington ‘G.W.’ McLintock
Circus World1964Matt Masters
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965Centurion at Crucifixion
In Harm’s Way1965Rock
The Sons of Katie Elder1965John Elder
Cast a Giant Shadow1966Gen. Mike Randolph
The Lucy Show1966John Wayne
El Dorado1966Cole Thornton
The Beverly Hillbillies1967John Wayne
The War Wagon1967Taw Jackson
The Green Berets1968Col. Mike Kirby
Hellfighters1968Chance Buckman
True Grit1969Rooster Cogburn
The Undefeated1969Col. John Henry Thomas
Chisum1970John Chisum
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970John Wayne – Host
Rio Lobo1970Col. Cord McNally
Big Jake1971Jacob McCandles
The Cowboys1972Wil Andersen
Cancel My Reservation1972John Wayne
The Train Robbers1973Lane
Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In1968 – 1973Guest Performer – Rooster Cogburn
Cahill U.S. Marshal1973J.D. Cahill
Brannigan1975Lt. Brannigan
Rooster Cogburn1975Rooster Cogburn
The Shootist1976J.B. Books


Bullfighter and the Lady1951Producer
Plunder of the Sun1953Producer
Ring of Fear1954Producer
Track of the Cat1954Producer
Good-bye, My Lady1956Producer
7 Men from Now1956Producer
Gun the Man Down1956Producer
Man in the Vault1956Producer
China Doll1958Producer
Escort West1959Producer
Hondo and the Apaches1967Producer
Hondo1967Executive Producer

And there you have it, folks, every John Wayne movies in order of their release dates, all for your viewing pleasure.

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