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List of Western movies/films with performances by William Holden, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These William Holden Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these William Holden Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years William Holden 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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Alvarez Kelly is a 1966 war film set in the American Civil War starring William Holden and Richard Widmark. The film was based on the historic Beefsteak Raid of September 1864 led by Confederate Major General Wade Hampton III. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Scatman Crothers, Harry Carey, Jr., + more

Initial Release: 1966

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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Arizona is a 1940 American Western film starring Jean Arthur, William Holden and Warren William. It was directed by Wesley Ruggles. Victor Young was nominated for the Academy Award for Original Music Score, while Lionel Banks and Robert Peterson were considered for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Black-and-White. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: William Holden, Jean Arthur, Edgar Buchanan, Iron Eyes Cody, Regis Toomey, + more

Initial Release: 1940

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

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Escape from Fort Bravo is a 1953 Anscocolor western film set during the American Civil War. It stars William Holden, Eleanor Parker, and John Forsythe. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe, Polly Bergen, Richard Anderson, + more

Initial Release: 1953

Directed by: John Sturges

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Rachel and the Stranger is a black-and-white 1948 western film starring Loretta Young, William Holden, and Robert Mitchum. The Norman Foster-directed film was one of the few to address the role of women in the pioneer west, as well as portray early America's indentured servant trade. It was based on the Howard Fast short story "Rachel". While the film had a low budget, it was RKO's most successful film that year, making $395,000. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert Mitchum, William Holden, Loretta Young

Initial Release: 1948

Directed by: Norman Foster

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#18 on The Best '40s Western Movies

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