7 Greatest Hollywood Western Films

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

John Ford directed James Stewart and John Wayne about a senator who comes clean about the death of a notorious outlaw at his hands.

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Sergio Leone directed this spaghetti Western headlined by Henry Fonda which revolved around two reluctant men joining forces to aid a woman who is threatened by the railroad.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

George Roy Hill directed Paul Newman and Robert Redford as outlaws who make a break for it.

The Wild Bunch (1969)

Sam Peckinpah directed this massive multi-starrer heist film that is set within the traditions of a Western.

McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971)

Robert Altman directed this film about a gambler and a sex worker who become business partners and flourish until the arrival of a capitalist corporation threatens their livelihood.

Unforgiven (1992)

Clint Eastwood directed and starred in this film as a retired gun-for-hire who is forced to pick up his revolver again and train it on a corrupt sheriff.

Django Unchained (2012)

Quentin Tarantino directed this revisionist Western about a Black man who seeks vengeance from a White man who has enslaved his wife.

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