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List of Western movies/films with performances by Ben Johnson, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Ben Johnson Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Ben Johnson Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Ben Johnson has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

List ranges from The Wild Bunch to Shane, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What Western movies has Ben Johnson been in?" and "What are the best Ben Johnson Western roles?"

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Bite the Bullet is a 1975 American Western film written and directed by Richard Brooks and starring Gene Hackman, James Coburn, Candice Bergen, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent and Dabney Coleman. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Jan-Michael Vincent, Dabney Coleman, + more

Initial Release: 1975

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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Bonanza: The Return

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Bonanza: The Return is a 1993 TV-movie sequel to both the 1959-1973 television series Bonanza and the 1988 made-for-television film Bonanza: The Next Generation . The movie was directed by Jerry Jameson and featured noted character actors Ben Johnson, Jack Elam, Dean Stockwell, Linda Gray, and Richard Roundtree. None of the characters from the original series appears since the entire cast, with the exception of Pernell Roberts, was dead. Michael Landon, Jr. and Dirk Blocker, sons of the original series' stars, do appear. This film was followed two years later with the TV-movie Bonanza: Under Attack. The setting is The Ponderosa in the year 1905. Augustus Brandenburg, a land baron, attempts ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Linda Gray, Dean Stockwell, Jack Elam, Ben Johnson, Richard Roundtree, + more

Initial Release: 1993

Directed by: Jerry Jameson

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Bonanza: Under Attack is a 1995 TV-movie sequel to the 1959-1973 television series Bonanza and television films Bonanza: The Next Generation and Bonanza: The Return. The movie was directed by Mark Tinker and features noted character actors Ben Johnson, Jack Elam, Dennis Farina, and Richard Roundtree, as well as Leonard Nimoy. None of the characters from the original series appears since the entire cast, with the exception of Pernell Roberts, was dead. The cast does include Michael Landon, Jr. and Dirk Blocker, sons of the actors who originally starred as Little Joe and Hoss Cartwright. Nimoy and Farina portray real-life figures, outlaw Frank James and Pinkertons detective Charlie Siringo. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Leonard Nimoy, Jack Elam, Ben Johnson, Richard Roundtree, Dennis Farina, + more

Initial Release: 1995

Directed by: Mark Tinker

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Breakheart Pass is an American 1975 western adventure film that stars Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, and Jill Ireland. The movie was based on the novel by Alistair MacLean of the same title, and was filmed in north central Idaho. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Charles Bronson, Doug Atkins, Archie Moore, Charles Durning, Joe Kapp, + more

Initial Release: 1975

Directed by: Tom Gries

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#19 on The Best Train Movies

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