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List of Western movies/films with performances by Jason Robards, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Jason Robards Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Jason Robards Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Jason Robards 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 Once Upon a Time in the West to Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, plus much more.

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A Big Hand for the Little Lady is a 1966 Technicolor western film, made by Eden Productions Inc. and released by Warner Bros. The movie was produced and directed by Fielder Cook from a screenplay by Sidney Carroll, adapted from their TV play Big Deal in Laredo which aired on the The DuPont Show of the Week in 1962. The film stars Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Paul Ford, and Jason Robards, with Charles Bickford, Burgess Meredith, Kevin McCarthy, Robert Middleton, and John Qualen. The original TV play starred Walter Matthau as Meredith. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards Jr., Kevin McCarthy, + more

Initial Release: 1966

Directed by: Fielder Cook

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#36 on The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

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Comes a Horseman is a 1978 film starring James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, and Richard Farnsworth, directed by Alan J. Pakula. Set in the American West of the 1940s but not a typical Western, it tells the story of two ranchers whose small operation is threatened both by economic hardship and the expansionist dreams of a local land baron. Farnsworth, a former stuntman, received a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination for his performance. A stuntman working on this film, Jim Sheppard, was killed while doing a scene where Robards' character is dragged to his death. A horse dragging him veered from its course and caused Sheppard to hit his head on a fence post. The scene made it ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jane Fonda, James Caan, Mark Harmon, Jason Robards Jr., Richard Farnsworth, + more

Initial Release: 1978

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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Hour of the Gun is a 1967 Western film depicting Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday during their 1881 battles against Ike Clanton and his brothers in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and the gunfight's aftermath in and around Tombstone, Arizona, starring James Garner as Earp, Jason Robards, Jr. as Holliday, and Robert Ryan as Clanton. The movie was directed by John Sturges. The picture is based on the non-fiction book Tombstone's Epitaph by Douglas D. Martin, with a screenplay by Edward Anhalt. This film attempts more historical accuracy than most motion picture accounts of the events, in that Ike Clanton is shown, correctly, to have survived the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, whereas previous films ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jon Voight, James Garner, Jason Robards Jr., Robert Ryan, William Schallert, + more

Initial Release: 1967

Directed by: John Sturges

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#27 on The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

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Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone for Paramount Pictures. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain, Charles Bronson as his nemesis, Jason Robards as a bandit, and Claudia Cardinale as a newly widowed homesteader with a past as a prostitute. The screenplay was written by Leone and Sergio Donati, from a story devised by Leone, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Dario Argento. The widescreen cinematography was by Tonino Delli Colli, and Ennio Morricone provided the film score. It is the first installment in Leone's Once Upon a Time Trilogy, followed by Once Upon a Time... the Revolution and Once Upon a Time in ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson, Jason Robards Jr., Keenan Wynn, + more

Initial Release: 1968

Directed by: Sergio Leone

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#13 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#19 on The Best Movies of the '60s

#31 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

#93 on The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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