73 best western series

List of the best TV series in the western genre, selected by visitors to our site: The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Yellowstone, Klondike, Hell on Wheels, Deadwood, Godless, 1883, Hatfields & McCoys, Justified, TRIGUN, Tin Man, Bonkers, Walker, Into the West, Fallout: Nuka Break, The Son, Zorro and Son, Longmire, Vegas, Damnation
The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, western, cartoon, short, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

The world's greatest feline fighter, lover and milk connoisseur is back in this original series filled with daring adventures, great boots, and laugh-out-loud fun! The entire family will be entranced by Puss' fantastical CG world filled with new characters, exotic locations and mystical tales that make up the stuff of legends. There's nothing that can get in this celebrated swashbuckling kitty's way...except maybe a hairball.

Yellowstone (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.

Klondike (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, western, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration04:34

The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes in a land full of undiscovered wealth, but ravaged by harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters including greedy businessmen, seductive courtesans and native tribes witnessing the destruction of their people and land by opportunistic entrepreneurs.

Hell on Wheels (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, western
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration00:43

Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.

Deadwood (2004)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an organized wild-west civilized town. The story focuses on the real-life characters Seth Bullock and Al Swearengen.

Godless (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration00:54

A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who’s found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women.

1883 (2021)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA

Follow the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. A stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land — Montana.

Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, western, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration04:50

It’s the true American story of a legendary family feud—one that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia. The Hatfield-McCoy saga begins with Devil Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy.. Close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, they return to their neighboring homes—Hatfield in West Virginia, McCoy just across the Tug River border in Kentucky—to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments that soon explode into all-out warfare between their families. As hostilities grow, friends, neighbors and outside forces join the fight, bringing the two states to the brink of another civil war.

Justified (2010)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes job, as well as his strained relationships with his ex-wife and father.

TRIGUN (1998)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, western, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:22

Trigun takes place in the distant future on a deserted planet. Vash the Stampede is a gunfighter with a legend so ruthless he has a $$60,000,000,000 bounty on his head. Entire towns evacuate at the rumor of his arrival. But the real Vash the Stampede, the enigmatic and conflicted lead character in Trigun, is more heroic, even though he usually acts like a complete idiot.

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Tin Man (2007)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration04:30

Tin Man is a 2007 four and a half hour miniseries co-produced by RHI Entertainment and Sci Fi Channel original pictures that was broadcast in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel in three parts. The first part aired on December 2, and the remaining two parts airing on the following nights. It was released to DVD on March 11, 2008; the same year it was rebroadcast in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Starring Zooey Deschanel, Neal McDonough, Alan Cumming, Raoul Trujillo, Kathleen Robertson, and Richard Dreyfuss, the miniseries is a continuation of the classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with science fiction and additional fantasy elements added. It focuses on the adventures of a small-town waitress named DG who is pulled into a magical realm called the O.Z., ruled by the tyrannical sorceress Azkadellia. Together with her companions Glitch, Raw, and Cain, DG journeys to uncover her lost memories, find her true parents, and foil Azkadellia's plot to trap the O.Z. in eternal darkness. Costing $20 million to produce, the first part of miniseries was the highest-rated program in its timeslot, with 6.4 million viewers; the miniseries itself would be the highest-rated miniseries of 2007. It was nominated for nine Emmy awards, winning one, and was also nominated for a Critics' Choice Award. Critics gave it mixed reviews, with some praising the acting, soundtrack, and visual effects, while others found it overly grim and bleak.

Bonkers (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, China, Canada, France, South Korea, Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration00:22

Bonkers is an animated American television series that aired from September 4, 1993 to August 24, 1995 in first-run syndication. The syndicated run was available both separately, and as part of The Disney Afternoon. The show was last seen on Toon Disney, but was taken off the schedule in late 2004.

Walker (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA

Reboot of the 1993 series focusing on Walker as he returns from years undercover. A widower and father of two, he begins fighting crime with a new partner, who is one of the only female Rangers in history.

Into the West (2005)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, western, history
CountryUSA

The lives of two families, one white American, one native American, become mingled through the momentous events of American expansion, between 1825 and 1890.

Fallout: Nuka Break (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration00:10

Fallout: Nuka Break is a live-action fan-made web series made by Wayside Creations and set in the Fallout video game universe. Its direct setting is derived from both Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. Nuka Break features three main characters, a "Vault dweller, his ghoul companion, and a slave they free from New Vegas". Along with the sets, puppets are used for some of the scenes, along with CGI for the gun battles and other scenes. The series features actor Doug Jones as a guest star, playing Mayor Conners, and voice actor Vic Mignogna as the merchant/narrator. The series was originally conceived as a film titled Fallout: Nuka Break - The Movie, which was released in early 2011 on YouTube. The film was so popular that Wayside Creations, a non-profit made up of "a team of Fallout fans", decided to turn it into a full miniseries, with the first episode being released in September 2011. A second season, funded via Kickstarter, is currently in production.

The Son (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

The multigenerational epic follows two concurrent time periods: One, the story of young Eli McCullough after he is kidnapped and indoctrinated into a tribe of Comanches in 1849. The other, 60 years later, when we see a grown Eli struggle to maintain his family’s cattle empire during the turbulent Bandit Wars of South Texas. Based on Philipp Meyer’s acclaimed novel.

Zorro and Son (1983)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA

Zorro and Son is an American short-lived television Western based on the legendary character Zorro that aired on CBS. Created by Walt Disney Pictures, the series stars Henry Darrow as Zorro and Paul Regina as his son, Zorro, Jr..It featured the same theme song by Norman Foster and George Bruns.

Longmire (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.

Vegas (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor appeals to his sense of duty to look into a murder of a casino worker – and so begins Lamb’s clash with Vincent Savino, a ruthless Chicago gangster who plans to make Vegas his own.

Damnation (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryUSA

Seth Davenport is masquerading as a small town Iowa preacher in the hopes of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo, unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker to stop the uprising by any means necessary. An epic saga of the secret history of the 1930’s American heartland, chronicling the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans, and prophets.

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Modern-day Texas Ranger, Cordell Walker's independent crime-solving methods have their roots in the rugged traditions of the Old West. Walker's closest friend is former Ranger, C.D. Parker, who retired after a knee injury, and now owns "C.D.'s," a Country/Western saloon/restaurant. Rookie Ranger, James "Jimmy" Trivette is an ex-football player who bases his crime-solving methods on reason and uses computers and cellular phones. Alex Cahill is the Assistant DA who shares a mutual attraction with Walker, but often disagrees with his unorthodox approach to law enforcement.

Comanche Moon (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA

Comanche Moon is a television miniseries that is an adaptation of the novel of the same name. It aired on CBS beginning Sunday, January 13, and continuing Tuesday, January 15, and Wednesday, January 16, 2008. It is a prequel to the original Lonesome Dove miniseries.

Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA

The final chapter of Larry McMurty's popular and critically acclaimed mini-series, 'Lonesome Dove', recounting the thrilling first adventure of Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call. Great Cast!

Deputy (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA

When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t rest until justice is served.

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA

A tough-as-rawhide cowpoke, debonair ladies' man and Harvard-educated smarty-britches roams from Frisco to Jalisco in pursuit of outlaws who killed his father...and in search of a mysterious orb possessing out-of-this world powers. Hot lead and cool anachronisms await Brisco as he and his sidekicks - including Comet, the intellectual equine who doesn't know he's a horse - fight for justice in the way, way, way-out West.

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA

Dr. Michaela Quinn journeys to Colorado Springs to be the town's physician after her father's death in 1868.

Broken Trail (2006)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrewestern
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:04

Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses from Oregon to Wyoming to sell them to the British Army. Along the way, their simple horse drive is complicated when they rescue five Chinese girls from a slave trader, saving them from a life of prostitution and indentured servitude. Compelled to do the right thing, they take the girls with them as they continue their perilous trek across the frontier, followed by a vicious gang of killers sent by the whorehouse madam who originally paid for the girls.Broken Trail weaves together two historical events: the British buying horses in the American West in the late 19th century and Chinese women being transported from the West Coast to the interior to serve as prostitutes. Filmed on location in Calgary, Alberta, the miniseries originally aired on American Movie Classics as its first original film. Broken Trail received 4 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues is a spin-off of the 1972–1975 television series Kung Fu. David Carradine and Chris Potter starred as a father and son trained in kung fu - Carradine playing a Shaolin monk, Potter a police detective. This series aired in syndication for four seasons, from January 27, 1993 to January 1, 1997, and was broadcast in over 70 countries. Filming took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Reruns of the show have been aired on TNT.The show was canceled when its producer, Prime Time Entertainment Network, ceased operations and no other network opted to continue the series.

Killer Women (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA

Of all the notorious lawmen that ever patrolled the violent frontier, none are more storied than ballsy and badass Molly Parker, one of the first women to join the Texas Rangers.

Lonesome Dove (1989)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA

A pair of longtime friends and former Texas Rangers crave one last adventure before hanging-up their spurs. After stealing over a thousand head of cattle from rustlers south of the border, they recruit an unlikely crew of hands to drive the herd 3,000 miles north to the grasslands of Montana.




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