Best Mexican-American War Moviesby muybueno16 | created - 11 months ago | updated - 10 months ago | Public
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1. The Last Command (1955)
Approved | 110 min | History, War, Western
Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.
2. Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
"From personal heartbreak to the epic fight for liberation, the glory of the Old West is captured in this grand life story of Sam Houston, the man whose bravery and vision led to the creation of Texas." -- from back of box
3. The Alamo (2004)
PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War
Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas.
Votes: 18,775 | Gross: $22.41M
4. The Man from the Alamo (1953)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Western
During the Alamo siege, John Stroud is sent to Ox Bow to protect the townsfolk but, following a massacre, he infiltrates Jess Wade's gang of turncoat renegades supporting the Mexicans.
5. The First Texan (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Biography, Drama, History
Eastern lawyer Sam Houston moves to Texas. At the request of President Jackson, he leads the Texan independence movement and wins the decisive battle against the Mexican army to gain Texas independence.
6. Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Western
Davy Crockett (not the famous Alamo hero, but his nephew) guides a wagon train through hostile territory and rescues the cavalry from ambushing Indians.
7. Kit Carson (1940)
Passed | 97 min | Biography, Romance, Western
Indian fighter, trapper and frontier scout Kit Carson leads a wagon train of settlers from Fort Bridger, along the Oregon Trail through Shoshone territory, to California which plans to secede from Mexico.
8. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.
9. Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of ... See full summary »
10. Alamo: The Price of Freedom (1988)
37 min | Short, Biography, Drama
In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.
11. Heroes of the Alamo (1937)
Approved | 75 min | History, War, Western
In early spring of 1833, the smoldering resentment of American settlers in Texas against their oppression by Mexico dictator General Santa Anna/Ana coming to a head. When a decree is issued... See full summary »
13. With Davy Crockett at the Fall of the Alamo (1926)
Passed | 60 min | Biography, History, Western
Focuses on Davy Crockett before & during his time at the Alamo as one of the defenders, and ultimately, one of those who gave their lives.
15. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
30 min | Western, Adventure
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »
16. One Man's Hero (1999)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, History
"One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish, and other immigrants of the Catholic religion, who deserted to ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,026 | Gross: $0.23M
17. Texas (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Adventure, History, Western
In the beginning of the 19th Century, many white Americans are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican ... See full summary »
18. Two for Texas (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Western
In 1836, two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a ... See full summary »