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

List movies range from Vera Cruz to The Professionals.

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

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Apache is a 1954 Western film starring Burt Lancaster. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bronson, Jean Peters, John McIntire, John Dehner, + more

Initial Release: 1954

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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#38 on The Best 50s Western Movies

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson is a 1976 revisionist Western directed by Robert Altman and based on the play Indians by Arthur Kopit. It stars Paul Newman as William F. Cody, alias Buffalo Bill, along with Geraldine Chaplin, Will Sampson, Joel Grey, Harvey Keitel and Burt Lancaster as Bill's biographer, Ned Buntline. As in his earlier film MASH, Altman skewers an American historical myth of heroism, in this case the notion that noble white men fighting bloodthirsty savages won the West. However, the film was poorly received at the time of its release, as the country was celebrating its bicentennial. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Paul Newman, Burt Lancaster, Harvey Keitel, Shelley Duvall, Joel Grey, + more

Initial Release: 1976

Directed by: Robert Altman

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#10 on The Best Western Movies of the '70s

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Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century Oklahoma Territory, who became infatuated with the Western outlaws that they had read about in Ned Buntline's stories and left their homes to join the criminals. It was scripted by David Eyre and Robert Ward from Robert Ward's book and directed by Lamont Johnson. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Diane Lane, Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Scott Glenn, Amanda Plummer, + more

Initial Release: 1981

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a 1957 American film starring Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp and Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday, based on a real event which took place on October 26, 1881. The picture was directed by John Sturges from a screenplay written by novelist Leon Uris. The shootout was crouched in the movie as a heavily-armed firefight that took place at medium range. The historical event itself lasted only about 30 seconds, and was fought at close range with only a few firearms. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster, Lee Van Cleef, Rhonda Fleming, + more

Initial Release: 1957

Directed by: John Sturges

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#45 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#12 on The Best 50s Western Movies

#46 on The Best '90s Western Movies

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