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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Dec 2017 1:11 p.m. PST

Which was the best?

whill409 Dec 2017 1:30 p.m. PST

I liked Tombstone

Huscarle09 Dec 2017 1:43 p.m. PST

Hour of the Gun

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 1:44 p.m. PST

My Darling Clementine

Legion 409 Dec 2017 1:45 p.m. PST

Tombstone and Wyatt Earp … I can't pick which is better …

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 1:57 p.m. PST

Tombstone and Wyatt Earp are the most accurate,the earlier films though would seem to be better for oldwest skirmishes.

Ferd4523109 Dec 2017 2:12 p.m. PST

Tombstone by far. Having said that I got to give loads of love to John Ford's My Darling Clementine" H

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 2:17 p.m. PST


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 2:24 p.m. PST

"Spectre of the Gun" episode of Star Trek!

JimDuncanUK09 Dec 2017 3:48 p.m. PST

There was more than one!

I can't stand remakes.

Garryowen Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 4:05 p.m. PST



Coelacanth09 Dec 2017 4:13 p.m. PST

I can't stand remakes.

Really, it's more a case of different dramatic interpretations of a series of historical events.

Best? I have no idea, I haven't seen 'em all. My favorite has to be Tombstone.


Hey You09 Dec 2017 4:53 p.m. PST

To me, the westerns above are not really comparable. I like films from different eras for different reasons; not really a sliding scale from better to best. I liked "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" from the 50's because it fits in with the films I like from that time. From the 60's, I like "Hour of the Gun" because I grew up watching those types of westerns. That being said, I have watched "Tombstone" and "Wyatt Earp" numerous times and enjoy them a lot.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 5:04 p.m. PST

"Tombstone" hands done.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 5:15 p.m. PST

I love a Tombstone but Hour of the Gun is very well done, too.

KSmyth09 Dec 2017 5:20 p.m. PST

I also love Tombstone, but Hour of the Gun was really good too. It's the only one that shows the trial of Wyatt Earp after the OK Corral. Wyatt Earp is really good too.

Sorry, thought that Gunfight at the OK Corral was bad from the Frankie Lane theme song right on to the end.

Cyrus the Great09 Dec 2017 10:23 p.m. PST


Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 11:51 p.m. PST

My Darling clementine really shows it's age. Does not hold up well if you don't have a connection to it.
I can't stand Wyatt Earp. It's just boring.
The answer for me is easily Tombstone. One of my all time favourite westerns.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2017 2:56 a.m. PST

I like both Tombstone & Wyatt Earp.

sneakgun10 Dec 2017 9:02 a.m. PST

All of them.

BW195910 Dec 2017 10:24 a.m. PST


Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2017 12:28 p.m. PST

My Darling Clementine is on just about every list of "100 Greatest Movies of…."
It's only problem is that it's not all that "historically accurate", if any movie about the Gunfight could be. To say it is 50% accurate is to be charitable. Many of the names used are accurate! grin It's a classic "based on a true story" movie.
But it's a magnificent movie.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2017 12:50 p.m. PST

Tombstone, about as good as a western can get.

Rev Zoom10 Dec 2017 3:52 p.m. PST

Wyatt Earp

USAFpilot10 Dec 2017 4:06 p.m. PST


Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2017 10:26 p.m. PST



mghFond10 Dec 2017 10:36 p.m. PST

Tombstone, some great performances there especially Doc Holliday as portrayed by Val Kilmer.

RebelPaul11 Dec 2017 4:44 a.m. PST


Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 5:34 a.m. PST

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) has the best song by far….

redbanner414511 Dec 2017 6:44 a.m. PST

Tombstone's the best. I love My Darling Clementine. Gunfight at the OK Corral was the only movie my father ever took me to as a child.

Stephen Miller11 Dec 2017 8:51 a.m. PST

Tombstone. Of course I might be slightly biased as I graduated from Tombstone High School in 1964.That old high school (built in 1920) is still standing although not used as a school anymore, was about 1 block from the OK Corral.

Phillius Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 10:57 a.m. PST


Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2017 3:00 p.m. PST

"Spectre of the Gun" episode of Star Trek! +1

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