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List of Western movies/films with performances by Sam Elliott, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Sam Elliott Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Sam Elliott Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Sam Elliott has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, known to history as Butch Cassidy, and his partner Harry Longabaugh, the "Sundance Kid", as they migrate to Bolivia while on the run from the law in search of a more successful outlaw career. In 2003, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, + more

Released: 1969

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Conagher is a 1991 Turner Network Television western film based on a Louis L’Amour novel of the same name, starring Sam Elliott as Conn Conagher, an honest, hardworking cowboy who learns that his fellow ranch hands plan to steal the boss's cattle. Katharine Ross, Elliott’s wife since 1984, stars as Mrs. Evie Teale, who tries to raise a son and a daughter on an isolated homestead after her husband, Jacob Teale, leaves on a business trip and never returns. Evie adjusts well to the wilderness: "You don't know what music is until you hear the wind in the cedars." ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Ken Curtis, James Gammon, Dub Taylor, + more

Released: 1991

Directed by: Reynaldo Villalobos

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Gone to Texas is a 1986 biography drama history war western film written by Frank Q. Dobbs and John Binder and directed by Peter Levin. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sam Elliott, Donald Moffat, Bo Hopkins, Claudia Christian, G. D. Spradlin, + more

Released: 1986

Directed by: Peter Levin

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I Will Fight No More Forever is a 1975 made-for-television movie starring James Whitmore as General Oliver O. Howard and Ned Romero as Chief Joseph. It is a dramatization of Chief Joseph's resistance to the U.S. government's forcible removal of his Nez Perce Indian tribe to a reservation in Idaho. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sam Elliott, James Whitmore, Emilio Delgado, Ned Romero, Nick Ramus

Released: 1975

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron