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The Best Movies With West in the Title

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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
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    West Side Story

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno

    Released1961

    Directed byJerome Robbins, Robert Wise

    West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and... more on Wikipedia

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    Once Upon a Time in the West
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    Once Upon a Time in the West

    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale

    Released1968

    Directed bySergio Leone

    Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed... more on Wikipedia

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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

    James Stewart, John Cleese

    Released1991

    Directed bySimon Wells, Phil Nibbelink

    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven... more on Wikipedia

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    How the West Was Won
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    How the West Was Won

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1962

    Directed byHenry Hathaway, George Marshall, John Ford, Richard Thorpe

    How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    West of Thunder
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    Wild Wild West
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    Wild Wild West

    Salma Hayek, Will Smith

    Released1999

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

    Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry... more on Wikipedia

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    Into the West
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    Into the West

    Ellen Barkin, Brendan Gleeson

    Released1992

    Directed byMike Newell

    Into the West is a 1992 Irish magical realist film about Irish Travellers written by Jim... more on Wikipedia
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    A Million Ways to Die in the West
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    A Million Ways to Die in the West

    Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2014

    Directed bySeth MacFarlane

    This film is a 2014 American western comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. As a cowardly... more on Wikipedia
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    The Shakiest Gun in the West
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    The Shakiest Gun in the West

    Don Knotts, Pat Morita

    Released1968

    Directed byAlan Rafkin

    The Shakiest Gun in the West is a 1968 Western comedy film starring Don Knotts. It was... more on Wikipedia

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    The Way West
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    The Way West

    Sally Field, Kirk Douglas

    Released1967

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    The Way West is a 1967 American epic western film based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by... more on Wikipedia

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    Slow West
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    Slow West

    Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    Released2014

    Directed byJohn Maclean

    Slow West is a 2014 action thriller western film written by John Maclean and directed by John... more on Wikipedia

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    Go West
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    Go West

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx

    Released1940

    Directed byEdward Buzzell

    Go West is the 10th Marx Brothers comedy film, in which brothers Groucho, Chico, and Harpo... more on Wikipedia
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    Go West
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    Go West

    Buster Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle

    Released1925

    Directed byBuster Keaton

    Go West is a silent movie starring Buster Keaton. Keaton portrays Friendless, who travels west... more on Wikipedia
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    Song of the West
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    Song of the West

    Ann Sothern, Joe E. Brown

    Released1930

    Directed byRay Enright

    Song of the West is a musical operetta film produced by Warner Brothers, and photographed... more on Wikipedia
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    Winners of the West

    Dick Foran, Anne Nagel

    Released1940

    Directed byFord Beebe, Ray Taylor

    Winners of the West is a 1940 Universal movie serial. It stars Dick Foran and Anne Nagel in a... more on Wikipedia
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    West of Memphis
    West of Memphis is a documentary film directed and co-written by Amy J. Berg, produced by... more on Wikipedia
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    Five Guns West
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    Five Guns West

    Mike Connors, Dorothy Malone

    Released1955

    Directed byRoger Corman

    Five Guns West is a 1955 Western film set during the American Civil War directed by Roger... more on Wikipedia
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    The West Side Waltz
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    The West Side Waltz

    Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates

    Released1995

    Directed byErnest Thompson

    The West Side Waltz is a 1995 drama film written and directed by Ernest Thompson.
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    Escort West
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    Escort West

    Slim Pickens, Elaine Stewart

    Released1958

    Directed byFrancis D. Lyon

    Escort West is a 1959 Western, first released on Jan. 23, 1959, but sometimes listed as a 1958... more on Wikipedia
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    Released1921

    Directed byLee Kohlmar

    The Wild Wild West is a 1921 short Western film directed by Lee Kohlmar and featuring Hoot... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    A Shot in the West
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    A Shot in the West

    David Hayman, Zal Cleminson

    Released2006

    Directed byBob Kelly

    A Shot in the West is a 2006 low budget short film shot in the rundown council estate of... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    West Texas Lullaby
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    West Texas Lullaby

    Heather Graham, Val Kilmer

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Isaacs

    Have Dreams, Will Travel is a 2007 drama film set in the 1960s. It was written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Born to the West
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    Born to the West

    John Wayne, Monte Blue

    Released1937

    Directed byCharles Barton

    Born to the West is a 1937 American Western film starring John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, and John... more on Wikipedia
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    Code of the West

    Raymond Burr, Robert Clarke

    Released1947

    Directed byWilliam Berke

    Code of the West is a 1947 American Western film directed by William Berke and starring James... more on Wikipedia
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    Custer of the West
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    Custer of the West

    Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

    Released1967

    Directed byRobert Siodmak

    Custer of the West is a 1967 American Western film directed by Robert Siodmak. It tells a... more on Wikipedia