Can you match these movies to the TV Western with the same name?

Wagon Train, Rawhide and Gunsmoke were… movies?

While names like Gunsmoke, Rawhide, Wagon Train, Cheyenne and more are famous from their time on the small screen, these titles showed up on the big one as well. Sometimes a movie and a show shared a name and nothing else, other times there was at least some connection.

Here are ten movies that have the same names as classic TV Westerns. Can you guess which series each movie shares with?

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  1. This Nineties reboot naturally had the same name as which TV Western?
  2. This was another Nineties movie inspired by classic TV, except without "The" at the beginning.
  3. This 1946 film shares its name with a TV Western because they're both based on the same book.
  4. Though they're one and the same, this 1947 feature gets its title from a place while the series is named for a person.
  5. Can you tell which title (and real-life character) this movie shares with a TV show?
  6. This 1987 movie and a classic series share a name because Rutger Hauer plays a descendent of the character from the show.
  7. This 1971 Burt Lancaster Western shares a name with which series?
  8. Which TV Western does this movie share a name with?
  9. Which TV show name does this film also use?
  10. This 1951 Susan Hayward-Tyrone Power Western shares a name with which show that premiered eight years later?

Can you match these movies to the TV Western with the same name?

Your Result...

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dekane54 1 day ago
8 out of 10 I should have done better I know my old movies pretty well usually
Runeshaper 4 days ago
7/10 and I'm lucky I got that! LOL
Muleskinner 6 days ago
10/10. A couple of them were pretty tough.
Zip 7 days ago
Not bad, 7/10.
The first two were easy. Guessed on a lot of them. The only other one I knew for sure was #6, and that was the one with so glaring a hint(Nick RANDALL) that it brought down my ego a bit for knowing it. Also, I liked that movie(and pretty much anything with Rutger Hauer in it).
Dajj 8 days ago
7/10 My thinkin cap was smokin on this one!!
DIGGER1 8 days ago
Can you match these movies to the TV Western with the same name?
You got 9 out of 10
Did you have your thinking cap on for this quiz?
country46 8 days ago
missed gunsmoke and lawman never seen lawman got lucky with some 8/10
Tresix 9 days ago
10/10, thanks to some purely lucky guesses.
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