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A list of the best Western movies streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video. The finest Westerns currently available to view free of charge for Amazon Prime members are collected here for your convenience, so that you can more easily bring the Old West into your living room with some of the best frontier films ever made.

This list of Amazon Prime Westerns has a little something for everybody, whether you like to ride with John Wayne in an old school adventure or saddle up with a Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western. We're talking all time classic Western films like The Outlaw, McLintock!, Unforgiven, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. On this list you'll find films from all eras of Hollywood; the selection goes from the 21st Century all the way back to the 1930s.

Like a mysterious rider coming into town, you could use a map of the Western landscape. Explore this list to get acquainted with Amazon Prime Instant Video. The sheer number of movies streaming via this service can be overwhelming, so think of this as your handy guide to getting started on the best Amazon Prime Westerns.

What's the greatest Western available on Amazon Prime? That's up to you to decide! Vote up your favorite streaming Westerns below! And if this list is missing any of your favorite Western movies, be sure to add them so that cinephiles can experience the best films on Instant Video!
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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Western Movies on Amazon Prime
Unforgiven Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman Unforgiven is a 1992 American Western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood with a screenplay written by David Webb Peoples. The film portrays William Munny, an aging outlaw and killer ...more

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McLintock! John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne, with co-stars including Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, and Wayne's son Patrick Wayne. The film, ...more

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West ...more

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The Alamo John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Frankie Avalon The Alamo is a 1960 American historical epic film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo produced and directed by John Wayne and starring Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard ...more

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Angel and the Badman John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot. The film is about an injured ...more

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The Long Riders Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James Keach, Stacy Keach and Tim Zinnemann and featured an original soundtrack by Ry Cooder. Cooder won the ...more

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Broken Arrow James Stewart, Debra Paget, Will Geer Broken Arrow is a western Technicolor film released in 1950. It was directed by Delmer Daves and starred James Stewart as Tom Jeffords and Jeff Chandler as Cochise. The film is based on these ...more

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Bandolero! Raquel Welch, James Stewart, Dean Martin Bandolero! is a 1968 western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen starring James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch and George Kennedy. The story centers on two brothers on a run from the posse, led ...more

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The Dawn Rider John Wayne, Jack Jones, Yakima Canutt The Dawn Rider is a 1935 Western film starring John Wayne. John Mason chases after his father's killer, an outlaw who remains elusive until he is tricked into revealing himself with a decoy gold ...more

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The Outlaw Jane Russell, Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell The Outlaw is a 1943 American Western film, directed by Howard Hughes and starring Jane Russell. The supporting cast includes Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston. Hughes also ...more

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Lawless Range John Wayne, Sheila Bromley Lawless Range is a 1935 Western film released by Republic Pictures, directed by Robert N. Bradbury and starring John Wayne. He appears as a "singing cowboy" in the film, with his ...more

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Walter Brennan, Jack Elam, Edgar Buchanan The Over-the-Hill Gang is a 1969 TV-movie Western comedy about aging Texas Rangers starring Walter Brennan and Pat O'Brien. Chill Wills, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, and Jack Elam play ...more

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO ...more

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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday Oliver Reed, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday is a 1976 Comedy film directed by Don Taylor starring Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Sylvia Miles and Kay Lenz.

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Death Rides a Horse Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega Death Rides a Horse is a 1967 Spaghetti Western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law.

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Four Faces West Joel McCrea, William Conrad, Charles Bickford Four Faces West is a 1948 Western film starring Joel McCrea, his real-life wife Frances Dee, and Charles Bickford. It is based on the novel Pasó por aquí by Eugene Manlove Rhodes. ...more

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Westward Ho John Wayne, Glenn Strange, Yakima Canutt Westward Ho is a 1935 American Western film released by Republic Pictures, directed by Robert N. Bradbury and starring John Wayne.

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Ace High Eli Wallach, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill Ace High is an Italian spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi from 1968. The film is the second in a trilogy started with God Forgives... I Don't! and ended with Boot Hill.

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Against a Crooked Sky Richard Boone, Henry Wilcoxon, Shannon Farnon Against a Crooked Sky is a 1975 American Western film directed by Earl Bellamy and starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, and Henry Wilcoxon.

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One-Eyed Jacks Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado One-Eyed Jacks, a 1961 Western, is the only film directed by actor Marlon Brando. The picture was originally planned to be directed by Stanley Kubrick from a screenplay by Sam Peckinpah, but ...more

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Stagecoach to Denver Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Emmett Lynn Stagecoach to Denver is a film directed by R. G. Springsteen released on Dec. 23, 1946.

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Randy Rides Alone John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, Yakima Canutt Randy Rides Alone is a Western film made in 1934. The 53-minute black-and-white film was directed by Harry L. Fraser, produced by Paul Malvern for Lone Star Productions and released by Monogram ...more

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Santee Glenn Ford, Dana Wynter, Jay Silverheels Santee is a Western movie, starring Glenn Ford and directed by Gary Nelson. It was released in 1973. It was one of the first motion pictures to be shot electronically on videotape, using Norelco ...more

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Blackthorn Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sam Shepard, Dominique McElligott Blackthorn is a 2011 western drama film wriiten by Miguel Barros and directed by Mateo Gil. "The final years in the life of legendary bandit Butch Cassidy are shrouded in mystery, from his ...more

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Silver City Edmond O'Brien Silver City is a 1951 film directed by Byron Haskin. It stars Edmond O'Brien and Yvonne De Carlo.

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Captain Apache Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker, Stuart Whitman Captain Apache is a 1971 action crime mystery thriller western film written by Philip Yordan, Milton Sperling and directed by Alexander Singer.

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El Paso Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden, George "Gabby" Hayes El Paso is a 1949 American Western film directed by Lewis R. Foster.

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The Last Outpost Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming, Noah Beery The Last Outpost is a 1951 western film directed by Lewis R. Foster.

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Winds of the Wasteland John Wayne, Ed Cassidy, Yakima Canutt Winds of the Wasteland is a 1936 Western film, starring John Wayne and Phyllis Fraser. The film was directed by Mack V. Wright, and was released by Republic Pictures. The rights on this movie ...more

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Buckskin Barbara Hale, Lon Chaney, Jr. Buckskin is a western film, released by Paramount Pictures, released on a low budget and starring an all-star cast. The main stars were Barry Sullivan and Joan Caulfield. Lon Chaney Jr. plays ...more

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Stage to Thunder Rock Keenan Wynn, Lon Chaney^! Jr., John Agar Stage to Thunder Rock is a 1964 film directed by William F. Claxton.

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The Painted Desert Clark Gable, William Boyd, William Farnum The Painted Desert is a film released by RKO Radio Pictures, produced by E. B. Derr, it was directed by Howard Higgin, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Tom Buckingham. It starred low-budget ...more

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Heart of the Golden West Roy Rogers Heart of the Golden West is a 1942 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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Between God, the Devil and a Winchester Gilbert Roland, Folco Lulli, Richard Harrison

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The Big Bonanza Bobby Driscoll, George "Gabby" Hayes, Richard Arlen The Big Bonanza is a 1944 American film starring Jane Frazee, Richard Arlen, Gabby Hayes, and Bobby Driscoll.

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again starring Walter Brennan and Fred Astaire is a 1970 ABC Movie of the Week sequel to the Western comedy The Over-the-Hill Gang. The supporting cast includes ...more

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Rim of the Canyon Gene Autry, Alan Hale, Jr. Gene Autry Collection: Rim of the Canyon is a 1949 film directed by John W English.

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Meek's Cutoff Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Bruce Greenwood Meek's Cutoff is a 2010 western film directed by Kelly Reichardt.

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South of Santa Fe Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, Paul Fix South of Santa Fe is a 1942 American film directed by Joseph Kane.

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The Vanquished Jan Sterling, Coleen Gray, John Payne The Vanquished is a 1953 western film directed by Edward Ludwig.

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The Dalton Girls John Russell, Malcolm Atterbury, Merry Anders The Dalton Girls is a 1957 action film directed by Reginald Le Borg.

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A Cold Day in Hell Michael Madsen, Braxton Williams, Stephen Gilliam A Cold Day in Hell is a 2011 western film written by Christopher Forbes and Jim Hilton and directed by Christopher Forbes.

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Grand Canyon Trail Roy Rogers, Andy Devine, Robert Livingston Grand Canyon Trail is a 1948 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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Silver Spurs Roy Rogers, John Carradine, Smiley Burnette Silver Spurs is a 1943 American film directed by Joseph Kane.

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The Proud and the Damned Cesar Romero, Chuck Connors, Aron Kincaid Five Confederate veterans, led by Sgt. Will Hansen (Chuck Connors), head south of the border to ply their trade as mercenaries. Soon, they find themselves caught in a violent struggle between a ...more

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Raiders of Sunset Pass Smiley Burnette, Budd Buster, Kenne Duncan Raiders of Sunset Pass is a 1943 American film directed by John English with a screenplay by John K. Butler.

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Feud of the West Ed Cassidy, Hoot Gibson, Joan Barclay Feud of the West is a 1936 western film written by Phil Dunham and directed by Harry L. Fraser.

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Jesse James' Women Peggie Castle, Don "Red" Barry, Jack Beutel Jesse James (Don Barry), leaves Missouri for Mississippi, and immediately charms all the women. His first conquest is the banker's daughter who helps him loot the bank in exchange for a promise ...more

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The Brothers O'Toole Lee Meriwether, John Astin, Pat Carroll The Brothers O'Toole is a 1973 Western film written by Marion Hargrove and Tim Kelly and directed by Richard Erdman.