It could be one of the most influential movies ever made. It’s one of the most acclaimed and famous Westerns ever made. It’s “Stagecoach,” a 1939 Western directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The movie features an ensemble cast that rides a stagecoach from one town to another, encountering danger from Indians along the way. This video will tell you what makes this movie famous and great, and it will give you a couple of major ideas to look for as you watch it.