The Best Western Movies Films
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The Best Western Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Western films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best western movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This western movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of western films also contains western movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This western films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best western movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This western movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorite movies by clicking thumbs up on them.

List of western films includes western movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with the person sitting next to you.

These are the top films in the western genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the western genre in it. Be it the motifs of the western genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Always vote for things like Drylanders or The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps if you like them. If we missed any western movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous western movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about western movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the western movies. List includes photos and western movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List ranges from Under Nevada Skies to Riders of the Sage, plus much more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these western movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good western movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest western movies, here is the full western movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Clint Eastwood and Jack Nicholson are among the directors who have worked on Western movies in the past.

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    Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Steven Mackintosh

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    Gene Hackman, Liisa Repo-Martell, Clint Eastwood

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    John Wayne, Lana Wood, Ward Bond

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    Klaus Kinski, Clint Eastwood, Peter Lee Lawrence

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    Richard Farnsworth, Walter Brennan, John Wayne

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    John Carradine, Anna Lee, Edmond O'Brien

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    Chief Dan George, Clint Eastwood, Sam Bottoms

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    Ricky Nelson, Walter Brennan, Angie Dickinson

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    George Stevens, Ben Johnson, Jack Palance

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    John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, John Wayne

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    Clint Eastwood, Lee Miller, Mario Brega

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    Rock Hudson, Will Geer, Tony Curtis

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    Claudia Cardinale, Lionel Stander, Henry Fonda

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    Ed Asner, John Wayne, Don Collier

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    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Priestley, Bill Paxton

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    Anna Lee, Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen

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    Russell Crowe, Ben Foster, Luke Wilson

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    Cloris Leachman, Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott

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    Robert Duvall, John Wayne, Alfred Ryder

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    Harry Morgan, Thomas Mitchell, Grace Kelly

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    Lauren Bacall, Scatman Crothers, Ricky Nelson

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    Walter Brennan, Jane Darwell, Henry Fonda

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    Clint Eastwood, Mitchell Ryan, Stefan Gierasch

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    Bruce Dern, Inger Stevens, Ben Johnson

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    Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby, Red Buttons

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    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Maury Chaykin

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    Carrie Snodgress, Michael Moriarty, Clint Eastwood

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    George Kennedy, John Wayne, John Litel

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    Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman, Jr.

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    Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Michael Gambon

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    Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Dakin Matthews

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    Kevin Costner, Jeff Goldblum, Earl Hindman

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    Ben Johnson, John Wayne, Victor McLaglen

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    Laurence Harvey, John Wayne, Patrick Wayne

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    Burt Lancaster, Jo Van Fleet, Kirk Douglas

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    Ben Johnson, Edmond O'Brien, Alfonso Arau

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    Althea Gibson, Anna Lee, John Wayne

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    Geraldine Page, John Wayne, Rodolfo Acosta

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    Virginia Capers, John Wayne, Patrick Wayne

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    Agnes Moorehead, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan

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    Katharine Ross, George Kennedy, Patrick Wayne

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    Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan, Royal Dano

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    Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, Harry Morgan

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    John Wayne, Ina Balin, Lee Marvin

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    John Wayne, Stefanie Powers, Patrick Wayne

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    James Coburn, Brock Peters, Ben Johnson

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    Dennis Quaid, Stacy Keach, David Carradine

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    E. G. Marshall, Spencer Tracy, Carl Benton Reid

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    Walter Huston, Lillian Gish, Butterfly McQueen

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