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

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Django is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a certificate in the UK until 1993, when it was eventually issued an 18 certificate. The film was downgraded to a 15 certificate in 2004. Although the name is referenced in over thirty "sequels" from the time of the film's release until the early 1970s in an effort to capitalize on the success of the original, most of these films were unofficial, featuring neither Corbucci nor Nero. Nero did reprise his role as Django in 1987's Django 2: Il Grande ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Franco Nero, José Bódalo, José Canalejas, Eduardo Fajardo, Ángel Álvarez, + more

Initial Release: 1966

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

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#30 on The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

#52 on The Best '90s Western Movies

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Django 2: il grande ritorno is a 1987 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Nello Rossati. It is the only official sequel of Django. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Donald Pleasence, Franco Nero, William Berger, Christopher Connelly, Rodrigo Obregon, + more

Initial Release: 1987

Directed by: Nello Rossati

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Escape from New York is a 1981 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter. The film is set in a then near-future 1997 in a crime-ridden United States that has converted Manhattan Island in New York City into a maximum security prison. Ex-soldier Snake Plissken is given 22 hours to find the President of the United States, who has been captured by prisoners after the crash of Air Force One. Carpenter wrote the film in the mid-1970s as a reaction to the Watergate scandal. After the success of Halloween, he had enough influence to get the film made and shot most of it in St. Louis, Missouri. The film is co-written with Nick Castle, who already ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, John Carpenter, + more

Initial Release: 1981

Directed by: John Carpenter

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#17 on The Best Dystopian and Near Future Movies

#36 on The Most Rewatchable Action Movies

#5 on The Best Movies of 1981

#17 on The 35+ Greatest Dystopian Action Movies

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Hearts of the West, released in Europe as Hollywood Cowboy, is a 1975 comedy film directed by Howard Zieff, and starring Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith, Blythe Danner, and Alan Arkin. The story revolves around a wannabe 1930s writer who finds himself cast as a leading man in several B-movie westerns. Despite good reviews, the film was not a hit upon release in 1975 but in years since, it has developed a significant cult following among midnight showings and college campuses. Screenwriter Rob Thompson launched his career with this film. He went on to be a major creative talent on the television series Northern Exposure and Monk. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith, Alan Arkin, Blythe Danner, Donald Pleasence, + more

Initial Release: 1975

Directed by: Howard Zieff

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