Live Poll: John Ford's most spellbinding westerns

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Oscar winning director, writer and producer, John Ford, might be best known for his prestige westerns. 

Which one of his westerns would you consider to be your favorite?

The Contenders: 

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) 
The Searchers (1956) 
Stagecoach (1939) 
My Darling Clementine (1946) 
Fort Apache (1948) 
3 Bad Men (1926) 
Sergeant Rutledge (1960) 
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) 
The Iron Horse (1924) 
Rio Grande (1950) 
Wagon Master (1950) 
The Horse Soldiers (1959) 
3 Godfathers (1948) 
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) 
How the West Was Won (1962) 
Two Rode Together (1961) 
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) 
Just Pals (1920) 
Straight Shooting (1917) 
Hell Bent (1918) 
Bucking Broadway (1917) 
A Marked Man (1917) 
The Fighting Gringo (1917) 
A Gun Fightin' Gentleman (1919) 
The Big Punch (1921) 
The Scarlet Drop (1918) 

The List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls066354217/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/pUijH2kr90U/
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Posted 3 years ago

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I have only seen two so far. Between them I'd vote for Stagecoach.
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My top three favorites, but would bump The Searchers to the top spot as the most spellbinding for cinematographer Winton C. Hoch's master-work visuals.
 
1. Fort Apache (1948)
2. The Searchers (1956)
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
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Thanks for the reply, urban. 
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Hey Doc, good to see you around again. :)

Please edit the title to: John Ford's Most Spellbinding Westerns
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Sorry for the late response and delay in changing the title, but it's done now!
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Liberty Valance
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Kyle Perez

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Have only seen Stagecoach (1939) but it's a pretty well-made film.
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I need to step up my game: I don't believe I seen any of John Ford's films.
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DoctorBuster,

Please change the title from:
John Ford's most spellbinding westerns

To:
John Ford's Most Spellbinding Westerns

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My vote: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
2nd choice: The Searchers (1956)
3rd choice: My Darling Clementine (1946)
4th choice: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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bump

(and Hi Doc Buster... It's good to see you on the board again.)
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Jen, Champion

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The Searchers. Period. End of discussion.
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Thank you, dan!
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I am glad to see this suggestion finally go live, well done. It is a great credit  to John Ford that he can fill a whole poll in just one genre, while other topics covering an entire universe struggle to have ten viable options.
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