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The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with cowboy in the name? This list ranks the best movies with cowboy in the title, regardless of genre or rating. This will obviously include Westerns with cowboy in the title, but there are plenty of other genres here too. What is your favorite movie with cowboy in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with cowboy in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with cowboy in the title includes movies like Midnight Cowboy, Urban Cowboy, and Drugstore Cowboy. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word cowboy in it.
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The Maestro: King of the Cowbo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists is a 1995 documentary film directed by Les Blank.
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Urban Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt, Debra Winger
Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan "Bud" Davis and Sissy. The movie captured the late 1970s/early 1980s ...more
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The Cowboy and the Lady is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon
The Cowboy and the Lady is a 1938 American western romantic comedy film directed by H.C. Potter, and starring Gary Cooper and Merle Oberon. Written by S.N. Behrman and Sonya Levien, based on a ...more
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Roy Rogers: Cowboy Classics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
George 'Gabby' Hayes, George Cleveland, Noah Beery
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A Cowboy Needs a Horse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
A Cowboy Needs a Horse
A young boy dreams of being a cowboy. After he gets the basics, as outlined in the title song, he's attacked by Indians. He runs out of bullets and manages to lasso them. He smokes the peace ...more
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Cowboy Counsellor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Cowboy Counsellor Hoot Gibson, Sheila Bromley, Merrill McCormick
Cowboy Counsellor is a 1932 American Western film starring Hoot Gibson and directed by George Melford. It mixed in strong elements of comedy with courtroom drama. One reviewer deemed it ...more
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Soi Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Soi Cowboy Nicolas Bro, Porntip Papanai, Somrak Khamsing
Soi Cowboy is a 2008 Thai drama film directed by British director Thomas Clay. The film stars Nicolas Bro as a Danish expatriate living in Bangkok and Pimwalee Thampanyasan as his Thai ...more
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The Kid and the Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Art Acord
The Kid and the Cowboy is a 1919 American short Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason.
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Cowboy Forever is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
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Piccadilly Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Piccadilly Cowboy James Greene, Dermot Keaney, Gwyneth Powell
Piccadilly Cowboy is a 2007 film directed by Tyler Ford.
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Wall Street Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, Raymond Hatton
Wall Street Cowboy is a 1939 American film starring Roy Rogers.
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Cowboy Junction is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Cowboy Junction Matt Austin, Elyse Mirto, James Michael Bobby
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Last Cowboy Standing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Last Cowboy Standing Tommi Korpela, Elina Knihtilä, Martti Suosalo
Skavabölen pojat is a 2009 Finnish drama film. It was directed by Zaida Bergroth and based on a play by the same name, written by Antti Raivio in 1991 and performed at Q-teatteri in the ...more
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Jennifer Hale, Megumi Hayashibara, Daran Norris
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, known in Japan as Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door, is a 2001 Japanese animated Space Western action film based on the 1998 anime series Cowboy Bebop created by ...more
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Midnight Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Bob Balaban
Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 American drama film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. The script was written by Waldo Salt, directed by John Schlesinger, and stars Jon ...more
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Cowboy Holiday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
John Elliott, Richard Alexander, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams
Cowboy Holiday is a 1934 American western directed by Robert F. Hill, produced by Max Alexander and Arthur Alexander for Beacon Productions and starring Guinn "Big Boy" Williams and
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The Cowboy and the Lady is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Alan Hale, Sr.
The Cowboy and the Lady is a 1911 silent western film notable for being Alan Hale, Sr.'s screen debut.
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Carry On Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Jon Pertwee, Kenneth Williams, Sid James
Carry On Cowboy is the eleventh in the series of Carry On films to be made. It was released in 1965 and was the first film to feature series regulars Peter Butterworth and Bernard Bresslaw. ...more
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Ride 'Em Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Ride 'Em Cowboy
Ride 'Em Cowboy is a 1936 film directed by Lesley Selander.
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Drugstore Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs
Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on an autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the title ...more
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The Singing Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
The Singing Cowboy Gene Autry, Lon Chaney, Jr.
The Singing Cowboy is a 1936 American Western film directed by Mack V. Wright and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Lois Wilde. Based on a story by Tom Gibson, the film is about a cowboy ...more
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The Castaway Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
James Garner, Vera Miles, Robert Culp
The Castaway Cowboy is a 1974 adventure film released by Walt Disney Productions starring James Garner, Vera Miles, Eric Shea, and Robert Culp about a Texas rancher who gets shanghaied, then ...more
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The Last Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
The Last Cowboy Bradley Cooper, Jennie Garth, Lance Henriksen
The Last Cowboy is a 2003 drama western film written by J.P. Martin and directed by Joyce Chopra.
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The Cowboy Sheik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
The Cowboy Sheik
The Cowboy Sheik is a 1922 film directed by J.A. Howe.
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Hollywood Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Cowboy in the Title
Hollywood Cowboy George O'Brien, Charles Middleton, Maude Eburne
Hollywood Cowboy is a 1937 film directed by Ewing Scott and George Sherman.