Best James Arness movies

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Best James Arness movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best James Arness movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about James Arness.

TOP 6:

Island in the Sky

Island in the Sky
James Arness as: Mac McMullen
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 1953
A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.

TOP 5:

Hondo

Hondo
James Arness as: Lennie
Genre: Western
Release: 1953
Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector.


TOP 4:

Wagon Master

Wagon Master
James Arness as: Floyd Clegg
Genre: Adventure, Western
Release: 1950
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

TOP 3:

Battleground

Battleground
James Arness as: Garby
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Release: 1949
The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what would be the last major offensive of World War II. The men are demoralized and trapped, with no hope of support from the Allies.

TOP 2:

Them!

Them!
James Arness as: FBI Agent Robert Graham
Genre: Science Fiction, Horror
Release: 1954
Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Schallert movies?


TOP 1:

The Thing from Another World

The Thing from Another World
James Arness as: 'The Thing'
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1951
Scientists and U.S. Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.


If you like the best James Arness movies, then you will also like the best William Schallert movies, where many of their films coincide.