Western Hallmark movies are a lesser known genre in comparison to the classic romance Hallmark movies and Christmas movies. The western Hallmark movies may not be as popular, but it ticks all the boxes with cowboys, romance, gunfights, and more.
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Western Hallmark Movies vs. Country Hallmark Movies
Hallmark has no shortage of country romance movies, but these are separate from the western movies that they have produced. These country romance movies include Harvest Moon, Harvest Love, A Country Wedding, and more.
Western Hallmark movies revert to old times and focus on cowboys, old west towns, gunslinging and the likes of the western genre. Country Hallmark movies are more similar to romance movies that happen to take place in the countryside with horses.
Here is the scoop on the top 15 Hallmark western movies!!
1. The Redemption of Henry Myers
Henry Myers robs banks, but his latest heist goes wrong and he is left for dead by his accomplices. He seeks solace with a widow and her children and they teach him about a different way of life that makes him rethink his path in life.
2. Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts
The honorable John Goodnight comes to the rescue of a beautiful woman in a stagecoach and helps her escape the men who are after her. A romance forms between them until he realizes she is an outlaw on the run.
3. Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man
This time the judge witnesses a bank robbery and as a protector of the law he vows to bring the thieves to justice. This case becomes interesting when he realizes the son of a close friend is involved.
4. Shadow on the Mesa
Bounty hunter, Wes Rawlins, has the best draw in the American West. The murder of his mother by outlaws sends him on the hunt for revenge and brings him to his long-lost father.
5. Goodnight for Justice
As a young boy, John Goodnight witnessed the murder of his parents and as he grew older he became a judge to seek justice for his parents. He returns to his hometown and never expects to find more than justice.
6. Hard Ground
Burt Reynolds starring in this Hallmark western movie becomes a bounty hunter chasing the notorious Billy Bucklin. Bounty hunter John McKay enlists the help of his son and the local sheriff to chase down Bucklin after his escape from prison.
7. J.L. Family Ranch: The Wedding Gift
Landsburg’s eldest daughter plans to get married on the ranch’s new bed and breakfast. Tap Peterson’s son returns for the wedding and ignites old grudges that may jeopardize the wedding.
8. Mail Order Bride
Diana McQueen, a con artist, quits her job and leaves town to replace her friend, who passed away, as a mail order bride. This may be her biggest and last con job before her past catches up to her and people become suspicious.
9. J.L. Family Ranch
Jon Voight stars as a veteran rancher in this modern western Hallmark movie about a family protecting their land from being stolen by the government. J.L. must fight against an old enemy who has come back seeking revenge.
10. Avenging Angel
The Preacher turns into a bounty hunter searching for the outlaws that killed refugees seeking shelter in his church. After years as a bounty hunter, The Preacher returns home and reevaluates his life after meeting a special woman.
11. Desolation Canyon
A sheriff enlists the help of a retired gunslinger after a notorious gang kidnaps his grandson. The two follow the gang’s trail and encounter outlaws and gunfights on their journey.
12. A Gunfighter’s Pledge
Matt Austin, an ex-lawman, accidentally kills an innocent man and promises the dying man to take his body to his sister. In an attempt to keep his word, Matt helps the sister when he discovers the dispute over her family’s farm with a greedy businessman.
13. Our Wild Hearts
Ricky Schroder teams up with his family to make this classic western Hallmark movie. A wealthy teen girl moves to the Wild Sierra Mountains where she falls in love with a wild mustang and reconnects with her estranged father.
14. Hannah’s Law
Hannah Beaumont, a strong-willed bounty hunter, seeking revenge asks her friends for help. The group helps bring justice and stability to the old western town riddled with corruption and gangs.
15. Angel and the Badman
John Wayne’s grandson, Brendan Wayne, stars in the remake of this iconic movie. The movie centers around an injured gunfighter seek shelter in a Quaker family’s home.
Why Western Hallmark Movies?
Hallmark takes on the western genre wholeheartedly with gunfights, old western garb, outlaws, revenge, and everything you hope for in a western. Westerns are an exciting adventure with a moral story which Hallmark completes well within their own movies.
Not only do they have old westerns, but Hallmark includes a few modern day western movies that focus less on gunslinging and more on family and moral narratives. Each modern western Hallmark movie alludes to their old time westerns and the genre, in general.
Where to Watch Western Hallmark Movies
Watch these western movies on the Hallmark channel or on the Hallmark website by signing in to view these videos. It may be harder to find the western Hallmark movies on a normal streaming site such as Netflix or Hulu.