The Searchers Turns 60

Directed by: John Ford
Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, and Vera Miles.

March 13, 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the film many people consider to be the greatest western ever made; 1956’s The Searchers about a Civil War veteran who embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe after his brother’s entire family gets slaughtered. Set in Monument Valley, a favorite of John Ford’s the film showcases white racism towards Native Americans, and questions who the real savages are.

How does this film rank for your greatest westerns ever? Let us know in the comments below.

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