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The Best Western Movies on Amazon Prime

Updated June 15, 2020 1.7k votes 710 voters 65.7k views142 items

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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    Angel and the Badman
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    Angel and the Badman

    John Wayne, Gail Russell

    Released1947

    Directed byJames Edward Grant

    Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    The Alamo
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    The Alamo

    John Wayne, Richard Widmark

    Released1960

    Directed byJohn Wayne

    The Alamo is a 1960 American historical epic film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo produced... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Magnificent Seven
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    The Magnificent Seven

    Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

    Released1960

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Big Jake
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    Big Jake

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara

    Released1971

    Directed byGeorge Sherman

    Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
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    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Ford

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a 1962 American Western film directed by John Ford... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Stagecoach
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    Stagecoach

    John Wayne, John Carradine

    Released1939

    Directed byJohn Ford

    Stagecoach is a 1939 American Western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Winds of the Wasteland
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    Winds of the Wasteland

    John Wayne, Ed Cassidy

    Released1936

    Directed byMack V. Wright

    Winds of the Wasteland is a 1936 Western film, starring John Wayne and Phyllis Fraser. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    The Dark Valley
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    The Dark Valley

    Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti

    Released2014

    Directed byAndreas Prochaska

    The Dark Valley is a 2014 Austrian-German Western film directed by Andreas Prochaska. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    True Grit
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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Outlaw
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    The Outlaw

    Jane Russell, Walter Huston

    Released1943

    Directed byHoward Hawks, Howard Hughes

    The Outlaw is a 1943 American Western film, directed by Howard Hughes and starring Jane... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Sons of Katie Elder
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    The Sons of Katie Elder

    John Wayne, Dean Martin

    Released1965

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    The Sons of Katie Elder is a 1965 Technicolor Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Bone Tomahawk
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    Bone Tomahawk

    Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson

    Released2015

    Directed byS. Craig Zahler

    Bone Tomahawk is a 2015 American Western horror film directed by S. Craig Zahler. Four men set... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    A Man Called Horse
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    A Man Called Horse

    Richard Harris, Judith Anderson

    Released1970

    Directed byElliot Silverstein

    A Man Called Horse is a 1970 American Western film starring Richard Harris and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Two-Fisted Law
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    Two-Fisted Law

    John Wayne, Walter Brennan

    Released1932

    Directed byD. Ross Lederman

    Two-Fisted Law is a 1932 American romantic B-Western film directed by D. Ross Lederman and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    South of Santa Fe
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    South of Santa Fe

    Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes

    Released1942

    Directed byJoseph Kane

    South of Santa Fe is a 1942 American film directed by Joseph Kane.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Hud
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    Hud

    Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers

    Released1963

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Hud is a 1963 Western film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    The Fighting Kentuckian
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    The Fighting Kentuckian

    John Wayne, Oliver Hardy

    Released1949

    Directed byGeorge Waggner

    The Fighting Kentuckian is an American comedy action film starring John Wayne and Oliver... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    The Proposition
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    The Proposition

    John Hurt, Ray Winstone

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Hillcoat

    The Proposition is a 2005 Australian western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Clint Eastwood Breaking Steel
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    Clint Eastwood Breaking Steel

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  • 20
    The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
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    The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again

    Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

    Released1970

    Directed byGeorge McCowan

    The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again starring Walter Brennan and Fred Astaire is a 1970 ABC... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    Rim of the Canyon
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    Rim of the Canyon

    Gene Autry, Alan Hale

    Released1949

    Directed byJohn English

    Gene Autry Collection: Rim of the Canyon is a 1949 film directed by John W English.Amazon_watch buy button
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    The Over-the-Hill Gang
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    The Over-the-Hill Gang

    Walter Brennan, Jack Elam

    Released1969

    Directed byJean Yarbrough

    The Over-the-Hill Gang is a 1969 TV-movie Western comedy about aging Texas Rangers starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    One-Eyed Jacks
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    One-Eyed Jacks

    Marlon Brando, Karl Malden

    Released1961

    Directed byMarlon Brando

    One-Eyed Jacks, a 1961 Western, is the only film directed by actor Marlon Brando. The picture... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Woman Walks Ahead
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    Woman Walks Ahead

    Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanna White

    Woman Walks Ahead is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Susanna White.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Death Rides a Horse
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    Death Rides a Horse

    Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law

    Released1967

    Directed byGiulio Petroni

    This film is a 1967 Spaghetti Western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button