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List of Western movies/films with performances by Lee Marvin, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Lee Marvin Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Lee Marvin Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Lee Marvin 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 includes The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Professionals and more.

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

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Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 thriller film directed by John Sturges and starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Ryan that combines elements of Westerns and film noir. The supporting cast includes Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. The picture tells the story of a mysterious stranger who arrives at a tiny isolated town in a desert of the southwest United States in search of a man. The film was adapted by Don McGuire and Millard Kaufman from the short story "Bad Time at Honda" by Howard Breslin. The original story had appeared in The American Magazine in January 1947, with full-color illustrations by Robert Fawcett. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Anne Francis, Walter Brennan, + more

Initial Release: 1955

Directed by: John Sturges

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#53 on The Best 50s Western Movies

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Cat Ballou is a 1965 comedy Western film, the story of a woman who hires a notorious gunman to protect her father's ranch, and later to avenge his murder, but finds that the gunman is not what she expected. The movie stars Jane Fonda in the title role, with Lee Marvin, who won an Oscar for his dual role, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman, and singers Nat King Cole and Stubby Kaye, who together perform the movie's theme song. The film was directed by Elliot Silverstein from a screenplay by Walter Newman and Frank Pierson from the novel The Ballad of Cat Ballou by Roy Chanslor. Chanslor's novel was a serious Western, and though it was turned into a comedy for the movie, the filmmakers retained ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jane Fonda, Nat King Cole, Lee Marvin, Reginald Denny, Bruce Cabot, + more

Initial Release: 1965

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

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#87 on The Best Movies of the '60s

#43 on The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

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Gun Fury is a 1953 3-D western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Rock Hudson and Donna Reed, with major supporting roles for Philip Carey and Leo Gordon. The film is based on the novel Ten Against Caesar by Kathleen B. George and Robert A. Granger. The supporting cast includes Lee Marvin and Neville Brand. It was filmed in the Red Rocks area of Sedona, Arizona. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Rock Hudson, Lee Marvin, Donna Reed, Leo Gordon, Neville Brand, + more

Initial Release: 1953

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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Hangman's Knot is a 1952 American Western film written and directed by Roy Huggins and starring Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, and Claude Jarman, Jr. The film is about a group of Confederate soldiers, unaware that the Civil War is over, who intercept a shipment of gold escorted by Union cavalry troops and are then pursued by a renegade posse. Hangman's Knot was filmed on location in the Alabama Hills in Lone Pine, California. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lee Marvin, Donna Reed, Randolph Scott, Monte Blue, Richard Denning, + more

Initial Release: 1952

Directed by: Roy Huggins

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