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Movies/films with performances by actor/actress Kevin Costner in the western genre. Starring, supporting, cameo appearances. Alphabetical, sortable by columns. If there's one thing Kevin Costner, in his illustrious climb to the top of the Hollywood hierachy has discovered, is that people love when he is in Westerns. That said, the actor's finest films have been Westerns. Just look at Dances With Wolves as a prime example of Costner's past successes. The film, debatably the best of the veteran actor's career, won him multiple Oscars and put him on the Hollywood A-list. He was also in Western movies like Silverado, Wyatt Earp and Open Range. These may not be as good as Dances With Wolves, but they're Western movies nonetheless. This list of Western movies that Kevin Costner has featured in is the complete list of all Kevin Costner Westerns. If there Western movies that he's starred in, they're listed here.

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Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic western film directed, produced by, and starring Kevin Costner. It is a film adaptation of the 1988 book of the same name by Michael Blake and tells the story of a Union Army lieutenant who travels to the American frontier to find a military post, and his dealings with a group of Lakota Indians. Costner developed the film over a period of 5 years, with an initial budget of $15 million. Dances with Wolves had high production values and won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama. Much of the dialogue is spoken in Lakota with English subtitles. It was shot in South Dakota and Wyoming, and ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket, Graham Greene, Maury Chaykin, + more

Initial Release: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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#26 on The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies

#48 on The Best War Movies Ever

#16 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#8 on The Best Historical Movies from the '90s

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Open Range is a 2003 American western film directed and co-produced by Kevin Costner, starring Robert Duvall and Costner, with Annette Bening and Michael Gambon appearing in supporting roles. The film was the final on-screen appearance of Michael Jeter, who died before it was released, and the film was dedicated to Jeter's memory, and to that of Costner's parents, Bill and Sharon. The film was a box office success, and was critically favored. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Diego Luna, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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#27 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#1 on The Best Western Movies of the 21st Century

#26 on The Best Movies Directed by the Star

#3 on The 30+ Best Modern Western Movies

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Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It features an ensemble cast, including Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Danny Glover, Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Jeff Goldblum, Linda Hunt and Brian Dennehy. The film was produced by Columbia Pictures and Delphi III Productions, and distributed to theatres by Columbia, and by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for home media. The original soundtrack, with a score composed by Bruce Broughton, was released by Geffen Records. On November 12, 2005, an expanded two-disc version of the score was released by the Intrada Records label. Silverado premiered in the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, + more

Initial Release: 1985

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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#42 on The Best Movies of 1985

#26 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#7 on The Best '80s Western Movies

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Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and features an ensemble cast that includes Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Isabella Rossellini, Mark Harmon, Michael Madsen, Joanna Going, Tom Sizemore, Bill Pullman, JoBeth Williams, Linden Ashby, and Mare Winningham. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Téa Leoni, Isabella Rossellini, Jim Caviezel, + more

Initial Release: 1994

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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#17 on The Best Historical Movies from the '90s

#52 on The Best Movies of 1994

#6 on The Best '90s Western Movies

#8 on The 30+ Best Modern Western Movies

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