When you think of Western movies, the first name that likely comes to mind is John Wayne‘s. Of the 142 films he starred in, 83 of them were Westerns.
Author Ronald Davis said it best in his book, Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne:
“John Wayne personified for millions the nation’s frontier heritage…he played cowboys, cavalrymen, and unconquerable loners.”
Of course, while Wayne was know for his Westerns, he starred in movies with other themes as well. Dramas seemed to dominate that side of Wayne’s career, with most being crime or military themed.
To sum it up, Wayne’s immense filmography led to an equally immense impact on the movie industry. Today, he remains a respected figure in American film history, and his movies have been passed down through generations.
Since Wayne acted in so many movies, we’re sure you’ve seen at least one of them. What’s even more likely is that you’ve probably seen ten, twenty, or more. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if there are a few of you out there who have watched them all!
Today, we’re going to quiz you to see just how well you remember some of Wayne’s notable works. Don’t worry…we’re not going to ask any questions about his lesser-known films. We’ll stick to some of his most popular titles!
Do you truly know “The Duke” and his movies? This quiz will tell ya!
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