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The Best Acid Western Movies

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Vote for your personal favorite Acid western films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best acid western movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This acid western movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of acid western films also contains acid western movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. 

Always vote for things like The Hired Hand or Dirty Little Billy if you like them. If we missed any acid western movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous acid western movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about acid western movie lists.

This is a list that includes movies like Dirty Little Billy and Greaser's Palace.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these acid western movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good acid western movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest acid western movies, here is the full acid western movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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  • El Topo is a 1970 American-Mexican western film written and directed by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky. Characterized by its bizarre characters and occurrences, use of maimed and dwarf performers, ...more
  • This film is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Billy Bob Thornton, Iggy Pop, Crispin Glover, John Hurt, Michael Wincott, Lance ...more
  • The Hired Hand is a 1971 American western film directed by Peter Fonda, with a screenplay by Alan Sharp. The film stars Fonda, Warren Oates, and Verna Bloom. The cinematography was by Vilmos ...more
  • Cult writer-director Robert Downey's surreal, scatological parable of the life of Christ takes place in a rundown Wild West town run by the perpetually angry and severely constipated Seaweedhead ...more
  • In the American West, Willet Gashade (Warren Oates), a former bounty hunter, and Coley Boyard (Will Hutchins), his dimwitted partner, are approached by a secretive young woman (Millie Perkins) who ...more
  • Mike Blueberry (Vincent Cassel) returns to his frontier town with a score to settle. Years before, as a young man, he was ousted by local tough guy Wallace Blount (Michael Madsen) because they'd both ...more
  • Zachariah is a film starring John Rubinstein as Zachariah and Don Johnson as his best friend Matthew.
  • Out of the frying pan and into the fire: Civil War draft dodger Drew Dixon (Barry Brown) avoids the horrors of war by fleeing west, only to become mixed up with a gang of lawless youths led by the ...more
  • After his family moves to a frontier town in Kansas, city-bred teenager Billy Bonney (Michael J. Pollard) finds he has no appetite for farming. He runs away, taking up with local outlaw Goldie ...more
  • Walker
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    Walker is a 1987 American-Mexican Acid Western film directed by Alex Cox and starring Ed Harris, Richard Masur, Rene Auberjonois, Peter Boyle, Sy Richardson, Xander Berkeley, Alfonso Arau, Marlee ...more
  • Stranger
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    Stranger

     head-trip western STRANGER; a free adaptation of the classic novella 'The Mysterious Stranger' by Mark Twain. Now filming!From CARNIE FILM PRODUCTION comes their most ambitious feature to date! A psychedelic western that pulls no punches in exploring the many horrific paths one man's mind can explore when he comes face to face with who may very well be the fallen angel himself!This is a film that laments on the (few) classic acid westerns such as EL TOPO and GREASER'S PALACE whose spiritual and counter-cultural themes elevated them from the boundaries of the genre and into surreal anything-goes territories!