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Jack Palance Western Roles

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List of Western movies/films with performances by Jack Palance, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Jack Palance Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Jack Palance Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Jack Palance 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 ranges from Shane to City Slickers and more.

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

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  • Arrowhead

    Charlton Heston, Jack Palance


    Directed byCharles Marquis Warren

    Arrowhead is a 1953 western film directed by Charles Marquis Warren and starring Charlton Heston and Jack Palance. The film is based on the novel Adobe Walls by W.R.Burnett. The screenplay was also...  more
  • Chato's Land

    Charles Bronson, Jack Palance


    Directed byMichael Winner

    Chato's Land is a 1972 western Technicolor film directed by Michael Winner, starring Charles Bronson and Jack Palance. It falls more closely into the revisionist Western genre, which was at its...  more
  • City Slickers

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal


    Directed byRon Underwood

    City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, Helen...  more

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  • Released1994

    Directed byPaul Weiland

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  • Compañeros

    Jack Palance, Franco Nero


    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    Compañeros is a Zapata Western directed by Sergio Corbucci in 1970. The film, an Italian-Spanish co-production, stars Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Jack Palance and Fernando Rey. The soundtrack for the...  more
  • God's Gun

    Jack Palance, Lee Van Cleef


    Directed byGianfranco Parolini

    Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest,...  more
  • It Can Be Done Amigo

    Jack Palance, Bud Spencer


    Directed byMaurizio Lucidi

    It Can Be Done Amigo is a 1972 Spanish / Italian / French film directed by Maurizio Lucidi. The film is also known as Saddle Tramps...  more
  • Monte Walsh

    Lee Marvin, Jack Palance


    Directed byWilliam A. Fraker

    Monte Walsh is taken from the title of a 1963 western novel by Jack Schaefer. The movie has little to do with the plot of Schaefer's book. It was directed in 1970 by cinematographer William A. Fraker...  more
  • Shane

    Jack Palance, Jean Arthur


    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    Shane is a 1953 American Technicolor Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie, Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by...  more

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  • Sting of the West

    Jack Palance, Lionel Stander


    Directed byEnzo G. Castellari

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  • The Desperados

    Jack Palance, Vince Edwards

    Directed byHenry Levin

    The Desperados is a 1969 western film directed by Henry Levin. The film stars Vince Edwards and Jack Palance....  more
  • The Godchild

    Jack Palance


    Directed byJohn Badham

    The Godchild is a 1974 western film directed by John Badham....
  • The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang

    Randy Quaid, Larry Wilcox


    Directed byDan Curtis

    The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang is a 1979 action western TV movie written by Earl W. Wallace and directed by Dan Curtis...  more
  • The Lonely Man

    Anthony Perkins, Jack Palance


    Directed byHenry Levin

    The Lonely Man is a 1957 western film directed by Henry Levin....  more
  • The McMasters

    Jack Palance


    Directed byAlf Kjellin

    The McMasters is a film directed by Alf Kjellin released on August 1, 1970....
  • The Mercenary

    Jack Palance, Franco Nero


    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and features...  more
  • The Professionals

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster


    Directed byRichard Brooks

    The Professionals is a 1966 American western starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Claudia Cardinale, Robert Ryan, and Woody Strode. The supporting cast includes Jack Palance and Ralph Bellamy and the...  more

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  • Welcome to Blood City

    Jack Palance, Samantha Eggar


    Directed byPeter Sasdy

    Welcome to Blood City is a 1977 film directed by Peter Sasdy. It stars Jack Palance, Keir Dullea and Samantha Eggar....  more
  • Young Guns

    Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland


    Directed byChristopher Cain

    Young Guns is a 1988 Western action film directed by Christopher Cain and written by John Fusco. The film was the first to be produced by Morgan Creek Productions. The film stars Emilio Estevez,...  more

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