Westerns 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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Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman 3:10 to Yuma is a 2007 western film directed by James Mangold and produced by Cathy Konrad, and stars Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in the lead roles, with supporting performances by Peter ...more

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John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters Red River is a 1948 Western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas ...more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Stuart Holmes The Oklahoma Kid is a 1939 western film starring James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart. The movie was directed for Warner Bros. by Lloyd Bacon. Cagney plays an adventurous gunslinger in a ...more

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

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

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

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

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The Desperate Mission Ricardo Montalbán, Rosey Grier, Slim Pickens The Desperate Mission is a 1969 western film directed by Earl Bellamy.

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Big Muddy Rob van Meenen, Kenneth Heaton, John Brodsky Big Muddy is a 2010 horror short film written by Brian Paccione and directed by Jefferson Moneo. "A teenage outlaw, on the run with his mother and her good for nothing boyfriend, comes face ...more

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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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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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Pierce Brosnan, Graham Greene, Serge Houde Grey Owl is a 1999 biopic directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Pierce Brosnan in the role of real life British schoolboy turned Indian trapper "Grey Owl," Archibald Belaney, ...more

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Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, Noble Johnson The Ranger and the Lady is a 1940 American film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers.

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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.

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

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Bury My Heart With Tonawanda Adrian Esposito, Kelly Austin, Fred Armstrong