Wild West Movies

Wild West Movies
List of the best movies about the wild west, cowboys, westerns, selected by visitors to our site: 3:10 to Yuma, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, True Grit, Hostiles, Maverick, The Gunfighter, Pale Rider, Ride the High Country, Blazing Saddles, Bone Tomahawk.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

True Grit (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Hostiles (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Maverick (1994)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

The Gunfighter (1950)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

Pale Rider (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and possible otherworldly origins who teams up with the miners to defeat the land owner and the corrupt sheriff.

Ride the High Country (1962)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Blazing Saddles (1974)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, drama, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:44

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.

The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, adventure, western
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:08

An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

The Hateful Eight (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

True Grit (1969)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.

Shane (1953)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

High Plains Drifter (1973)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

The Ox-Bow Incident (1942)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. When the posse closes in on a group that could be the fugitives, they must decide on a course of action, with numerous lives hanging in the balance.

El Topo (1970)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, western
CountryMexico
Duration02:05

El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man.

The Proposition (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
Duration01:44

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

Little Big Man (1970)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

Johnny Guitar (1954)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

Winchester '73 (1950)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Duration02:01

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Dances with Wolves (1990)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, adventure, western, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration03:56

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return.

Ride Lonesome (1959)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13

A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, western, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:50

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Duck, You Sucker (1971)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:18

At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.

Giant (1956)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration03:21

Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.




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