Bruce Dern Western Roles

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List of Western movies/films with performances by Bruce Dern, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Bruce Dern Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Bruce Dern Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Bruce Dern has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

Movies on this list include Hang 'Em High and The Cowboys.

This list answers the questions, "What Western movies has Bruce Dern been in?" and "What are the best Bruce Dern Western roles?"

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All the Pretty Horses is a 2000 American romance western film, directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on the novel of the same name by author Cormac McCarthy. It stars Matt Damon as John Grady Cole, the main male character, and Penélope Cruz as Alejandra Villarreal, the main female character. The film received mostly negative reviews and grossed only $18 million worldwide, against a $57 million budget. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon, Bruce Dern, Sam Shepard, Robert Patrick, + more

Released: 2000

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

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Hang 'Em High is a 1968 American Western film directed by Ted Post and produced and co-written by Leonard Freeman. It stars Clint Eastwood as Jed Cooper, Inger Stevens as a widow who helps him, Ed Begley as the leader and Patrick Hingle as the judge who hires Jed as a U.S. Marshal. Hang 'Em High was the first production of the Malpaso Company, Eastwood's production company. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Alan Hale, Jr., + more

Released: 1968

Directed by: Ted Post

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Hard Ground is a 2003 western TV movie directed by Frank Q. Dobbs and written by Frank Q. Dobbs and David S. Cass Sr.. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Burt Reynolds, Bruce Dern, Amy Jo Johnson, Martin Kove, Seth Peterson, + more

Released: 2003

Directed by: Frank Q. Dobbs

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Harry Tracy, Desperado is a 1982 Canadian drama/western film starring Bruce Dern and Helen Shaver. It was directed by William A. Graham, and filmed on-location in Historical Barkerville, British Columbia. "My Love for You" was sung by Gordon Lightfoot. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Bruce Dern, Gordon Lightfoot, Helen Shaver, Michael C. Gwynne

Released: 1982

Directed by: William A. Graham