James Garner Western Roles

Updated June 14, 2019 26.5k views 14 items

This is a list of Western movies/films with performances by James Garner, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These James Garner Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these James Garner Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released.

Over the years, James Garner has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen. This list is made up of classic James Garner movies like Maverick and Sunset. If you are a fan of James Garner Western films, you'll also enjoy this list of Charlton Heston Western movies.

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A Man Called Sledge is a 1970 spaghetti western starring James Garner in an extremely offbeat role as a grimly evil thief, and featuring Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins, and Wayde Preston. The film was written by Vic Morrow and Frank Kowalski, and directed by Vic Morrow. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Laura Antonelli, Claude Akins, Ken Clark, + more

Released: 1970

Directed by: Vic Morrow, Giorgio Gentili

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Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming. Based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence, the film is about an outlaw who tries to kill an insurance agent who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy. Costumes by Edith Head. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, James Garner, Roy Rogers, + more

Released: 1959

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

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Bret Maverick: The Lazy Ace is the 1981 2-hour pilot episode of the television series Bret Maverick, trimmed to a quicker pace and repackaged as a TV-movie for rerunning on local television stations. The 1981 show was based on the 1957 series Maverick, catching up with professional poker-player Bret Maverick. The film, written by Gordon T. Dawson and directed by Stuart Margolin, occasionally appears under the simpler title Bret Maverick. The real pilot, however, of both this series and the preceding CBS show Young Maverick, could be said to be the 1979 TV-movie The New Maverick, which featured both Garner as Bret and Jack Kelly as his brother Bart. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Garner

Released: 1981

Directed by: Stuart Margolin

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The Castaway Cowboy is a 1974 adventure film released by Walt Disney Productions starring James Garner, Vera Miles, Eric Shea, and Robert Culp about a Texas rancher who gets shanghaied, then jumps ship and finds himself washed ashore in Hawaii. Filmed on location in Hawaii, the movie was directed by Vincent McEveety and written by Don Tait and Richard M. Bluel. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Garner, Vera Miles, Robert Culp, Eric Shea

Released: 1974

Directed by: Vincent McEveety