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List of the AFI’s Top Western Movies. In 2008 the American Film Institute honored America’s 10 greatest films in 10 classic film genres, of which Western was one. These were chosen from a ballot of 500 nominated films, to a jury of over 1500 leaders in the film industry. The ballot include films from 1915 to 2006.

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The Searchers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Western Films
The Searchers John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Vera Miles

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High Noon Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper, Lee Van Cleef

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Shane Jack Palance, Jean Arthur, Alan Ladd

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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Western Films
Unforgiven Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman

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Red River John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters

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The Wild Bunch William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Western Films
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Shelley Duvall

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Stagecoach John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor

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Cat Ballou Jane Fonda, Nat King Cole, Lee Marvin