#35. Shane (1953)


Paramount Pictures

– Director: George Stevens

– Metascore: 80

– Runtime: 118 minutes

The saga of a Western land conflict between cattlemen and settlers was supposed to shoot in 48 days with a budget of less than $2 million. Instead it took 75 days to shoot and cost more than $3 million, in part due to a long editing process. The lines “Shane. Shane. Come back!” became iconic.