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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 in the title roles respectively. ...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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A Fistful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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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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Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega Death Rides a Horse 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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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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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, 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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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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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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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, 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, 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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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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Django Unchained is listed (or ranked) 22 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

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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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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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Lee Van Cleef, Ignazio Spalla, Reiner Schöne Return of Sabata is a 1971 Spaghetti Western film directed by Gianfranco Parolini. The third film in The Sabata Trilogy, it features the return of Lee Van Cleef as the title character, which he ...more

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Milo added George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Fernando Rey Guns of the Magnificent Seven is a Zapata Western and the second sequel to the 1960 western film, The Magnificent Seven. The picture was directed by Paul Wendkos and stars George Kennedy as ...more

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Giuliano Gemma, Jesus Puente, Roberto Camardiel Adiós gringo is a 1965 Italian Spaghetti Western directed by Giorgio Stegani. Its stars Giuliano Gemma and was co produced between Italy, Spain and France. On release in the United ...more

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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Harry Carey Boot Hill is a 1969 Italian Spaghetti Western film starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. This film is the last one in a trilogy that started with God Forgives... I Don't!, followed by Ace High. ...more

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Marilù Tolo, Tomas Milian, Ray Lovelock Django Kill is a 1967 Italian spaghetti western. Despite the fact that it has "Django" in its title, the movie has nothing to do with the Django movies. It is well known for the ...more

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Lee Van Cleef, Shen Chan, Lo Lieh The Stranger and the Gunfighter is a 1974 kung fu Spaghetti Western comedy film produced by the Shaw Brothers in collaboration with an Italian company, and filmed on location in Hong Kong and ...more

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Giuliano Gemma, Fernando Sancho, Antonio Casas A Pistol for Ringo is a 1965 Spaghetti Western, a joint Italian and Spanish production. Originally written and directed by Duccio Tessari, the film's success led to a sequel, The Return of ...more

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Charles Bronson, Anthony Quinn, Silvia Pinal Guns for San Sebastian is an 1968 French action-adventure film based on the 1962 novel A Wall for San Sebastian, written by Rev. Fr. William Barnaby "Barby" Faherty, S.J. The film is ...more

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Chuck Connors, Frank Wolff, Franco Citti Go Kill Everybody and Come Back Alone is a 1968 Italian motion picture directed by Enzo G. Castellari. The movie is a spaghetti western and was written by Castellari and Tito Carpi. It stars ...more

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Yul Brynner, Ignazio Spalla, Salvatore Billa Adiós, Sabata is a 1970 Italian-Spanish Spaghetti Western film directed by Gianfranco Parolini. It is the second film in The Sabata Trilogy by Parolini. Yul Brynner takes over the lead ...more

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Orson Welles, Tomas Milian, Paloma Cela Tepepa is an Italian Zapata-themed spaghetti western film starring Tomas Milian and Orson Welles. The film was directed by Giulio Petroni. It was co-produced with Spain, where the film was ...more

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Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson Take a Hard Ride is a 1975 Italian-American Western film directed by Antonio Margheriti. It stars Lee Van Cleef, Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim Kelly. Pike, a stone faced cowboy, meets up ...more

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Geoffrey Lewis, Giuliano Gemma, Aldo Sambrell Silver Saddle, is a 1978 Spaghetti Western. It is the third and final western directed by Lucio Fulci and one of the last spaghetti westerns to be produced by a European studio. The film was ...more

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Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead Klaus Kinski, Dante Maggio, Victoria Zinny Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead is the original release title of the 1971 Italian dramatic spaghetti western film directed by Giuseppe Vari, and starring Klaus Kinski and Dante Maggio. ...more

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Cameron Mitchell, Fernando Sancho, Antonio Casas Minnesota Clay is a 1965 Italian/French/Spanish international co-production spaghetti western directed by Sergio Corbucci.

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James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Laura Antonelli A Man Called Sledge is a 1970 spaghetti western starring James Garner in an extremely offbeat role as a grimly evil thief, and featuring Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins, and Wayde Preston. The film ...more

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Joseph Cotten, Aldo Sambrell, Norma Bengell The Hellbenders is a Spaghetti Western directed by Sergio Corbucci in 1966.

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Giuliano Gemma, Nello Pazzafini, Fernando Sancho Arizona Colt is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti Western directed by Michele Lupo. Its stars Giuliano Gemma.

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Franco Nero, Tom Felleghy, Sal Borgese Massacre Time is a 1966 Spaghetti Western feature film starring Franco Nero. It is noteworthy as the first of a very few westerns directed by horror icon Lucio Fulci. The film was released on ...more

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, Lou Castel, Mark Damon Requiescant is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Carlo Lizzani.

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Tomas Milian, Michael J. Pollard, Fabio Testi Four of the Apocalypse is a 1975 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Lucio Fulci and starring Fabio Testi. It is based on two stories by western writer Bret Harte, "The Luck of ...more

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Giuliano Gemma, Benito Stefanelli, Franco Fantasia Un dollaro bucato is a 1965 Italo-French Spaghetti Western film, directed by Giorgio Ferroni. Its stars Giuliano Gemma. On release in the United States, nearly all of the cast members and ...more

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Sartana the Gravedigger Gordon Mitchell, Frank Wolff, Sal Borgese Sartana the Gravedigger is a 1969 Italian Western film directed by Giuliano Carnimeo and starring Gianni Garko. The film is presented on some DVD reissues under its German title, Sartana - ...more

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The Price of Death Klaus Kinski, Giancarlo Prete, Luciano Catenacci The Price of Death is a 1971 Italian Western film directed by Lorenzo Gicca Palli and starring Klaus Kinski and Gianni Garko. Some DVD releases feature the title Der Galgen Wartecht Schon,

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Van Johnson, Fernando Rey, Giuliano Gemma The Price of Power is a Spaghetti Western directed by Tonino Valerii. The film stars Giuliano Gemma as the hero Bill Willer who tries to get revenge against the killers of his father while at ...more