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1. In this 1970 western, John Wayne starred as Cord McNally. McNally was a colonel for the United States Army during the Civil War. After the war, he searched for a man that was a traitor. Name this film.
2. In 1962, this war film was made. The setting for this movie was the invasion of Normandy during World War II. John Wayne did not have a major part, but played the important character of Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Vandervoort. Name this film.
3. This was John Wayne's last film. He played the aging gunfighter J.B. Books, who was dying of cancer but wanted to go out in a blaze of glory. Name the movie.
4. This movie had John Wayne, Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson starring together for the first time. The story was about John T. Chance (John Wayne), his drunken deputy Dude (Dean Martin), and a gunslinger named Colorado Ryan (Ricky Nelson) taking on Nathan Burdette and his gang, who tried to break Burdette's brother out of the jail. Name the film.
5. This was a controversial movie when it came out in 1968. It starred John Wayne, David Janssen, and Jim Hutton. It told the story of a special group of elite American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Name this film.
6. This film was produced in 1971 and cast John Wayne as an older man tracking after a gang, led by Richard Boone, because they kidnapped his grandson and left a ransom note. Patrick Wayne, Christopher Mitchum, and Harry Carey, Jr. also starred in this western. What was the name of this movie?
7. In 1960, this movie cast John Wayne as a frontiersman in the Old West. This movie focused around the focal point of the independence of Texas. John Wayne, Richard Widmark, and Laurence Harvey starred in this movie. Name the film.
8. This movie was the only one to star both John Wayne and Roy Rogers. The movie was set before and during the American Civil War in Kansas, and cast John Wayne as a Union supporter in Kansas, with Roy Rogers as a Confederate supporter. What movie is this?
9. John Wayne was cast in this movie as Breck Coleman, a scout for a wagon train heading West. On the trail, Coleman ran into trouble with the trail leader Red Flack. Flack, hating Coleman very much, tried to kill Coleman many times along the trail, but ultimately in the end it was Coleman that killed Flack. Name this film.
10. In 1951, Nicholas Ray cast John Wayne and Robert Ryan as two Marine fighter pilots in the World War II Pacific Theater. During the movie, the tension between the two grew. Kirby (Wayne) tried making decisions that would be good for the team, but Griffin (Ryan) undermined Maj. Kirby's authority. In the end, Griffin came to his senses and realized that Kirby was right in his decisions even it if the decisions might have been fatal. Which movie is this?
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