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A list of all the best spaghetti western movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This spaghetti western movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of spaghetti western films also contains spaghetti western movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This spaghetti western films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best spaghetti western movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This spaghetti western movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies on the list to see them rank higher.

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

What will come out on top in the end? A Fistful of Dynamite? El kárate, el Colt y el impostor? If we missed any spaghetti 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 spaghetti western movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about spaghetti 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 spaghetti western movies. List includes photos and spaghetti western movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Once Upon a Time in the West and Gunfighters of Casa Grande are only the beginning of the movies on this list.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these spaghetti 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 spaghetti western movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest spaghetti western movies, here is the full spaghetti western movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Quentin Tarantino and Sergio Leone are among the directors who have worked on Spaghetti Western movies in the past.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Spaghetti Western Movies
Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach. The screenplay was written by Age ...more

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Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson
Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone for Paramount Pictures. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain, ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Sergio Leone
For a Few Dollars More is a 1965 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Gian Maria Volonté. German actor Klaus Kinski also ...more

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A Fistful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Spaghetti Western Movies
Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell
A Fistful of Dollars, titled on-screen as Fistful of Dollars, is a 1964 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, alongside Gian Maria Volonté, Marianne ...more

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Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega
This film is a 1967 Spaghetti Western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law.

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Henry Fonda, Terence Hill, Geoffrey Lewis
My Name is Nobody, also known as Gellert, is a 1973 Spaghetti Western comedy film. The film was directed by Tonino Valerii and, in some scenes, by Sergio Leone. It was written by Leone, Fulvio ...more

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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Farley Granger
They Call Me Trinity also known as My Name Is Trinity, is a 1970 Italian spaghetti western comedy film starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.

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Franco Nero, José Bódalo, José Canalejas
Django is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ...more

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Klaus Kinski, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vonetta McGee
The Great Silence, or The Big Silence, is an Italian revisionist western. The movie features a score by Ennio Morricone and stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as Silence, a mute gunfighter with a ...more

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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Harry Carey
Trinity Is Still My Name also known as All the Way Trinity is a 1971 Italian spaghetti western comedy film directed by Enzo Barboni. It is a sequel to They Call Me Trinity, and also stars ...more

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Milo added Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn
The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach and Steve McQueen. The picture is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's ...more

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Klaus Kinski, Martine Beswick, Lou Castel
A Bullet for the General, is a 1966 Italian Zapata Western film which stars Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Lou Castel and Martine Beswick. Originally entitled El Chuncho, quién ...more

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Lee Van Cleef, Ignazio Spalla, William Berger
Sabata, is a 1969 Italian Spaghetti Western directed by Gianfranco Parolini. It is the first film in The Sabata Trilogy by Parolini, and stars Lee Van Cleef as the title character. Parolini had ...more

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Franco Nero, Woody Strode, William Berger
Keoma, also released in various countries under the titles Django Rides Again and The Violent Breed, is a 1976 Spaghetti Western film directed by Enzo G. Castellari and starring Franco Nero and ...more

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Lee Van Cleef, Tomas Milian, Walter Barnes
The Big Gundown is a 1966 spaghetti western, written by long-time Sergio Leone collaborator Sergio Donati and directed by Sergio Sollima. The film stars Lee Van Cleef and Tomas Milian. It was ...more

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Lee Van Cleef, Giuliano Gemma, Walter Rilla
Day of Anger, also known by its UK video title Gunlaw, is a 1967 spaghetti western film directed by Tonino Valerii. The film stars Lee Van Cleef and Giuliano Gemma, and features a musical score ...more

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James Coburn, Rod Steiger, David Warbeck
Duck, You Sucker!, also known as A Fistful of Dynamite and Once Upon a Time… the Revolution, is a 1971 Italian epic buddy Zapata Western film directed by Sergio Leone. The film stars Rod Steiger ...more

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Jack Palance, Franco Nero, Fernando Rey
Compañeros is a Zapata Western directed by Sergio Corbucci in 1970. The film, an Italian-Spanish co-production, stars Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Jack Palance and Fernando Rey. The ...more

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Jack Palance, Franco Nero, Tony Musante
The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and ...more

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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Frank Wolff
God Forgives... I Don't! also known as Blood River is a 1967 spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi. The film is the first in a trilogy continued with Ace High and ended with Boot Hill.

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Yul Brynner, Lee Van Cleef
The Sabata Trilogy is a series of Spaghetti Western films released between 1969 and 1971, directed by Gianfranco Parolini, and starring Lee Van Cleef in the first, Sabata, Yul Brynner in the ...more

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Eli Wallach, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill
Ace High is an Italian spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi from 1968. The film is the second in a trilogy started with God Forgives... I Don't! and ended with Boot Hill.

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Giuliano Gemma, Fernando Sancho, Antonio Casas
The Return of Ringo is a 1965 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Duccio Tessari and the sequel to the earlier film A Pistol for Ringo. Like its predecessor, the film stars Giuliano Gemma ...more

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Burt Reynolds, Fernando Rey, Aldo Sambrell
Navajo Joe is a 1966 Spaghetti Western, directed by Sergio Corbucci and stars Burt Reynolds as a title character and Navajo Indian who opposes a group of bandits responsible for killing his ...more

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Django Unchained is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Spaghetti Western Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson
Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film directed by Quentin Tarantino. With the help of a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz), a freed slave (Jamie Foxx) sets out to ...more