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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with west in the name? Between West Side Story, Wild Wild West, and Go West, there are probably more in existence than your realized. This list ranks the best movies with west in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with west 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 west 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 west in the title includes movies like Once Upon a Time in the West and How the West Was Won. 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 west in it.

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West Side Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
West Side Story Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more

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West of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title

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Into the West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Into the West Ellen Barkin, Brendan Gleeson, Gabriel Byrne Into the West is a 1992 Irish magical realist film about Irish Travellers written by Jim Sheridan and directed by Mike Newell. Into the West was one of several major films to come from Ireland ...more

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Once Upon a Time in the West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Once Upon a Time in the West Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone for Paramount Pictures. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain, ...more

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A Million Ways to Die in the W... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
A Million Ways to Die in the West Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman A Million Ways to Die in the West is a 2014 American western comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. As a cowardly farmer (Seth MacFarlane) begins to fall for the mysterious new woman (Charlize ...more

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The Way West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Way West Sally Field, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum The Way West is a 1967 American epic western film based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.. The film stars Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, and Richard Widmark, and features ...more

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An American Tail: Fievel Goes ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An ...more

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West Bank Story is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
West Bank Story Noureen DeWulf, Assaf Cohen, Ben Newmark West Bank Story is a comedy/musical short film, directed by Ari Sandel, co-written by Sandel and Kim Ray, produced by Pascal Vaguelsy, Amy Kim, Ashley Jordan, Ravi Malhotra, Bill Boland, and ...more

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North West Mounted Police is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
North West Mounted Police Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Lon Chaney "Set in the historical Riel rebellion, a Texas Ranger helps the Mounties so he can capture a murderer; but the Mountie gets the woman. In 1885 Dan Duroc (Akim Tamiroff) and Jacques Corbeau ...more

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The Vanishing West is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Vanishing West Jack Perrin, Eileen Sedgwick The Vanishing West is a 1928 American Western film serial directed by Richard Thorpe. The film is considered to be lost.

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Slow West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Slow West Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn Slow West is a 2014 action thriller western film written by John Maclean and directed by John Maclean.

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Code of the West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Code of the West Raymond Burr, Robert Clarke, Harry Harvey Code of the West is a 1947 American Western film directed by William Berke and starring James Warren, Debra Alden, and John Laurenz. Written by Norman Houston and based on the novel of the same ...more

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The Shakiest Gun in the West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Shakiest Gun in the West Don Knotts, Pat Morita, Barbara Rhoades The Shakiest Gun in the West is a 1968 Western comedy film starring Don Knotts. It was directed by Alan Rafkin and written by Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum. The film is a remake of The ...more

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Man of the West is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Man of the West Gary Cooper, Lee J. Cobb, Julie London Man of the West is a 1958 western film starring Gary Cooper and directed by Anthony Mann. The screenplay, written by Reginald Rose, is based on the novel The Border Jumpers by Will C. Brown.

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Song of the West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Song of the West Ann Sothern, Joe E. Brown, John Boles Song of the West is a musical operetta film produced by Warner Brothers, and photographed entirely in Technicolor. It was based on the 1928 Broadway musical Rainbow by Vincent Youmans, Oscar ...more

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Winners of the West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Winners of the West Dick Foran, Anne Nagel, Harry Woods Winners of the West is a 1940 Universal movie serial. It stars Dick Foran and Anne Nagel in a plot about the construction of a railroad and a local ganglord who opposes it. This was Universal's ...more

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Go West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Go West Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx Go West is the 10th Marx Brothers comedy film, in which brothers Groucho, Chico, and Harpo head to the American West and attempt to unite a couple by ensuring that an evil railroad baron is ...more

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Go West is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Go West Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle, Gus Leonard Go West is a silent movie starring Buster Keaton. Keaton portrays Friendless, who travels west to try to make his fortune. Once there, he tries his hand at bronco-busting, cattle wrangling, and ...more

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West of Memphis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
West of Memphis West of Memphis is a documentary film directed and co-written by Amy J. Berg, produced by Peter Jackson and Damien Echols, and released in the US by Sony Pictures Classics.

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My Friend Irma Goes West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
My Friend Irma Goes West Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Diana Lynn My Friend Irma Goes West is a 1950 film based on the radio show My Friend Irma and featuring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. This sequel to My Friend Irma was released May 31, 1950 by ...more

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South of Heaven, West of Hell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
South of Heaven, West of Hell Vince Vaughn, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda South of Heaven, West of Hell is a 2000 film directed by Dwight Yoakam.

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Way Out West is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Way Out West Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Rosina Lawrence Way Out West is a Laurel and Hardy comedy film released in 1937. It was directed by James W. Horne, produced by Stan Laurel and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This was the second picture ...more

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The Wild and Wonderful Whites ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia Jesco White, Mamie White The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia is a 2009 documentary film directed by Julien Nitzberg, chronicling the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia.

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Custer of the West is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Custer of the West Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Jeffrey Hunter Custer of the West is a 1967 American Western film directed by Robert Siodmak. It tells a highly fictionalised version of the life and death of George Armstrong Custer. It starred Robert Shaw as ...more

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Desperadoes of the West is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Desperadoes of the West I. Stanford Jolley, Lee Roberts, Roy Barcroft Desperadoes of the West is a Republic film serial.

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How the West Was Won is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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West of Pluto is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
West of Pluto Sandra Jacques, Anne-Sophie Tremblay-Lamontagne, Yoann Linteau "Pierre-Oliver mourns the lost status of Pluto, Jérome has trouble declaring his love, Nicolas and Steve are searching for a suitable name for their punk band and Émilie is ...more

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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Wild Wild West Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A big-screen adaptation of the 1965–1969 TV series The Wild Wild West, it stars Will Smith, ...more

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Horizons West is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Horizons West Rock Hudson, Raymond Burr, James Arness Horizons West is a 1952 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Robert Ryan.

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The Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Wild Wild West Hoot Gibson The Wild Wild West is a 1921 short Western film directed by Lee Kohlmar and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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Red Rock West is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Red Rock West Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle Red Rock West is a 1993 neo-noir film directed by John Dahl. It was written by Dahl and his brother Rick, and shot in Montana and Willcox, Arizona. The film was well received at the prestigious ...more

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Sunset in the West is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Sunset in the West Roy Rogers Sunset in the West is a 1950 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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Go West is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Go West Jeanne Moreau, Rade Šerbedžija, Mirjana Karanović Go West is a 2005 Bosnia-Herzegovina drama directed by Ahmed Imamović. It tells the story of two gay lovers, one being a Bosniak and the other a Serb, during the Bosnian War. It was developed ...more

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The Fiend Who Walked the West is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Fiend Who Walked the West Hugh O'Brian, Robert Evans, Linda Cristal The Fiend Who Walked the West is a 1958 film directed by Gordon Douglas.

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The Girl of the Golden West is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Girl of the Golden West Walter Pidgeon, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy The Girl of the Golden West is a 1938 musical western film. It was adapted from the play of the same name by David Belasco, better known for providing the plot of the opera La fanciulla del West ...more

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Chimmie Fadden Out West is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Chimmie Fadden Out West Raymond Hatton, Victor Moore, Tom Forman Chimmie Fadden Out West is a 1915 American comedy-Western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Wishbone's Dog Days of the Wes... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Wishbone's Dog Days of the West Bill Allen, Christie Abbott, Mary Chris Wall In the dusty town of Chaparosa, Texas, one one knows how to tame the land better than Long Bill Longley and his best friend Tom Merwin. But, can our two heroes tame the resident bad guy, ...more

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Wild West Days is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Wild West Days Johnny Mack Brown, Russell Simpson, Bob Kortman Wild West Days is a Universal film serial based on a western novel by W. R. Burnett. It was the 103rd of the studio's 137 serials.

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Three Faces West is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Three Faces West John Wayne, Charles Coburn, Wade Boteler Three Faces West is a 1940 American drama film starring John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie and Charles Coburn.

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West of the Pecos is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
West of the Pecos Robert Mitchum, Barbara Hale, Bill Williams West of the Pecos is a 1945 western film directed by Edward Killy.

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The Law West of Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Law West of Tombstone Ward Bond, Harry Carey, Tim Holt The Law West of Tombstone is a 1938 film written by John Twist and Clarence Upson Young and directed by Glenn Tyron.

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If the Sun Rises in the West is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
If the Sun Rises in the West Cha Seung-won, Ko So-young, Im Chang-jung If the Sun Rises in the West is a 1998 South Korean film, and was the commercial directorial debut of Lee Eun.

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Daredevils of the West is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Daredevils of the West Kay Aldridge, George J. Lewis, Ted Adams Daredevils of the West is a Republic Movie serial. Daredevils of the West is a lightning-fast-paced Western cliffhanger serial released by Republic Pictures in 1943 starring Allan Lane and Kay ...more

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Out West is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Out West Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle, Al St. John Out West is a 1918 short comedy film, a satire on contemporary westerns, starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, and Al St. John. It was the first of Arbuckle's ...more

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When the West Was Fun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
When the West Was Fun John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Glenn Ford

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Sky West and Crooked is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Sky West and Crooked Ian McShane, Hayley Mills, Annette Crosbie Sky West and Crooked is a 1965 film, starring Hayley Mills, directed by her father John Mills, and co-written by her mother Mary Hayley Bell. It was released in the US as Gypsy Girl.

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Station West is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Station West Burl Ives, Agnes Moorehead, Jane Greer Station West is a 1948 black-and-white film directed by Sidney Lanfield and based on a Western novel by Luke Short. The interest of the film lies in the sharp dialogue between Powell and Greer ...more

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Cavalcade of the West is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
Cavalcade of the West Hoot Gibson, Budd Buster, Horace B. Carpenter Cavalcade of the West is a 1936 American Western film directed by Harry L. Fraser.

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The Phantom of the West is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The Phantom of the West Frank Hagney, Kermit Maynard, Tom Dugan The Phantom of the West is a 1931 American Mascot western movie serial and was the second all-talking serial they produced. Tom Tyler stars as Jim Lester, trying to prove that Francisco Cortez ...more

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The West Point Story is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With West in the Title
The West Point Story Doris Day, James Cagney, Alan Hale The West Point Story is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring James Cagney, Virginia Mayo and Doris Day.