Amazon Prime The Best Western Movies on Amazon Prime  

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Hey there, partner. Here's an extensive 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, The Long Riders, Red River, and Song of Texas. Of course, it's not all classic westerns. You can also choose from modern westerns, such as 3:10 to Yuma, Bone Tomahawk, and The Magnificent Seven (2016).

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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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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Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke
The Magnificent Seven is a 2016 American western action film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk. It is a reimagination of the 1960 western film of the same ...more

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Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo
Quigley Down Under is a 1990 Australian western film. Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo, it was directed by Simon Wincer.

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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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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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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 Dark Valley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Western Movies on Amazon Prime
Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti, Clemens Schick
The Dark Valley is a 2014 Austrian-German Western film directed by Andreas Prochaska. It was selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was ...more

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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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Carole Androsky, Robert Little Star, Dustin Hoffman
Little Big Man or Charging Bear was an Oglala Lakota, a fearless and respected warrior who fought under, and was rivals with, Crazy Horse. He opposed the treaty and the commission that wanted to ...more

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Harry Carey
Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink, produced by Michael Wayne, edited by Harry Gerstad, starring John Wayne, Richard Boone ...more

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John Hurt, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson
The Proposition is a 2005 Australian western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by screenwriter and musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny ...more

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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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Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Ed Lauter
Bad Company is a 1972 American Western film directed by Robert Benton, who also co-wrote the film with David Newman. It stars Barry Brown and Jeff Bridges as two of a group of young men who flee ...more

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John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, Yakima Canutt
Riders of Destiny is a 1933 Western musical film starring 26-year-old John Wayne as Singin' Sandy Saunders, the screen's second singing cowboy. It was the first of a series of Lone Star Westerns ...more

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Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox
Bone Tomahawk is a 2015 American Western horror film directed by S. Craig Zahler. Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.

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Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn
This film 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 Films. The book on ...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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Phyllis Coates, Roy Barcroft, Allan Lane
Marshall of Cedar Rock is a 1953 film directed by Harry Keller.

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Robert Lowery, Buck Jones, Raymond Hatton
Dawn on the Great Divide is a 1942 American film directed by Howard Bretherton based on James Oliver Curwood's 1913 short story "Wheels of Fate".

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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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Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette
The Old Barn Dance is a 1938 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Joan Valerie. Written by Bernard McConville and Charles F. Royal, the ...more

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Roy Rogers, Barton MacLane, Sheila Ryan
Song of Texas is a 1943 American film starring Roy Rogers, originally released by Republic Pictures.

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Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes
My Pal Trigger is a 1946 American western musical film directed by Frank McDonald. The screenplay by Jack Townley and John K. Butler was based upon a story by Paul Gangelin. The film stars Roy ...more

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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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Doris Day, Roy Rogers, Frank M. Thomas
Saga of Death Valley is a 1939 American film starring Roy Rogers.