Westerns Slim Pickens Western Roles

Reference
4.1k views 29 items

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

With movies ranging from Blazing Saddles to One-Eyed Jacks, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

You can't vote on this list, but if you want to re-order it you can re-rank the list to put your favorites at the top. (29 items)
Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

A Thunder of Drums is a 1961 Western directed by Joseph M. Newman, starring Richard Boone, George Hamilton and Luana Patten. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Charles Bronson, Richard Chamberlain, Duane Eddy, Slim Pickens, George Hamilton, + more

Initial Release: 1961

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

see more on A Thunder of Drums
Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

An Eye for an Eye is a 1966 Western film directed by Michael D. Moore. Robert Lansing plays Talion, a homesteader who, after his ranch is burned to the ground and his wife and child are murdered, meets up with and hires bounty hunter Benny Wallace to track down the killer, Ike Slant. Along the way, they befriend single mother Bri Quince and her son "Jo-Hi". The two bounty hunters are later forced to rely upon each other when Talion's gun hand is shattered in a shoot out and Wallace is blinded during a confrontation with Ike Slant's outlaws, leading them to resolutely combine into one single, unstoppable killing machine. The film was co-scripted by Bing Russell, father of film star Kurt ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Clint Howard, Slim Pickens, Strother Martin, Patrick Wayne, Rance Howard, + more

Initial Release: 1966

Directed by: Mickey Moore

see more on An Eye for an Eye
Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman Steinberg, and Al Uger, and was based on Bergman's story and draft. The movie was nominated for three Academy Awards, and is ranked No. 6 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Laughs list. Brooks appears in two supporting roles, Governor William J. Le Petomane and a Yiddish-speaking Indian chief; he also dubs lines for one of Lili von Shtupp's backing troupe. The supporting cast includes Slim Pickens, Alex Karras, and David Huddleston, as well as Brooks regulars Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, and ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft, Madeline Kahn, Alex Karras, + more

Initial Release: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Also Ranked

#32 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#90 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

#30 on The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

#29 on The Best '70s Movies

see more on Blazing Saddles
4

Christmas Mountain

Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

Christmas Mountain: The Story of a Cowboy Angel is a 1981 western film about the true meaning of the Christmas spirit. Starring Mark Miller of Savannah Smiles and Slim Pickens in one of his final roles, the film was originally produced and released in 1981. The original 16MM master was then lost for 20 years. Jack Evans, a partner and financier of the original film, eventually regained possession of the master. It was digitally remastered by Victory Studios of Los Angeles in 2008, and is now available on DVD. A New York Times review of the original release said, "This heartwarming Christmas tale contains a western twist as it tells the tale of a heavenly cowpoke who rides down to earth to ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Slim Pickens, Mark Miller

Initial Release: 1981

Directed by: Pierre De Moro