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List Rules 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. This acid western films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best acid western movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This acid western movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Rank the best movies on this list to see their way to the top of the list.

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These are the top films in the acid western genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the acid western genre in it. Be it the motifs of the acid western genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

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.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the acid western movies. List includes photos and acid western movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

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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David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau 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 ...more

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Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt 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

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GypsyLeePistolero added Stranger Gary Shail, Gypsy Lee Pistolero, Dale Sheppard  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!

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Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates, Millie Perkins The Shooting is a 1966 western film directed by Monte Hellman, with a screenplay by Carole Eastman. It stars Warren Oates, Millie Perkins, Will Hutchins, and Jack Nicholson, and was produced by ...more

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Toni Basil, Hervé Villechaize, Allan Arbus Greaser's Palace is a 1972 American acid western cult film directed by underground filmmaker Robert Downey, Sr. A parable based on the life of Christ, it utilizes surrealist comedy in a setting ...more

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Nick Nolte, Gary Busey, Frank Welker Dirty Little Billy is a western film released in 1972 and was the directorial debut of Stan Dragoti. It stars Michael J. Pollard as Billy the Kid. Gary Busey plays a small role. Clearly ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Ed Lauter Bad Company is a 1972 American Western film directed by Robert Benton, who also co-wrote the film with David Newman. It stars Barry Brown and Jeff Bridges as two of a group of young men who flee ...more

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Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Severn Darden 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

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Ed Harris, Joe Strummer, Marlee Matlin 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, ...more

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Joe Walsh, Don Johnson, Dick Van Patten Zachariah is a film starring John Rubinstein as Zachariah and Don Johnson as his best friend Matthew.

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-1458188868432 added Juliette Lewis, Eddie Izzard, Ernest Borgnine Blueberry is a 2004 French film directed by Jan Kounen. It is an adaptation of the Franco-Belgian comic book series Blueberry, illustrated by Jean Giraud and scripted by Jean-Michel Charlier. ...more