Famous John Wayne westerns include "El Dorado," "True Grit," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," "Red River" and "Rooster Cogburn," according to a list compiled by Internet Movie Database users. John Wayne's career spanned four decades, and he co-starred with some of the most famous actors of the times, including James Stewart, Katherine Hepburn, Robert Mitchum and Lee Marvin.
"El Dorado," released in 1966, tells the story of a hired gunfighter who joins with a sheriff and an old Indian fighter to help a rancher and his family save their ranch, notes Internet Movie Database. In "True Grit," which came out in 1969, Wayne played an alcoholic U.S. Marshal who teams up with a Texas Ranger to track down the man who killed a young woman's father.
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" debuted in 1962 and concerns the secret history of a senator who became famous for killing a well-known outlaw. In 1948, Wayne played the role of a man whose son turns against him during a cattle drive in "Red River." One of his last movies was "Rooster Cogburn," which came out in 1975, and cast him opposite Katherine Hepburn in the role of a marshal who teams up with a woman to track down her father's killers.