10 Classic Western Films

The Coen brothers'latest film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is showing.It talks about the old west through six chapters. Each of chapters show a distinctly different type of Western which make person have a different sensibility about Western.

Now as a western film,The Ballad of Buster Scruggs might be the best set of stories Netflix has ever released. 

In fact,western film is the most unique genre of film in Hollywood movies.Today let's review top 10 classic western films.Like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Rio Bravo,The Wild Bunch, Once Upon a Time in the West and so on.


Release Date
1979-09-01
Release Date
1959-03-17
  • Rate : 7.70
  • Production Companies : Warner Bros.,
  • Director : Howard Hawks, Paul Helmick,
  • Stars : John Wayne,Dean Martin,Ricky Nelson,
  • The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.
Release Date
1969-06-17
  • Rate : 7.70
  • Production Companies : Warner Brothers/Seven Arts,
  • Director : Crayton Smith, Clifford C. Coleman,
  • Stars : Ernest Borgnine,William Holden,Robert Ryan,
  • Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is a setup orchestrated in part by his old partner, Deke Thornton (Robert Ryan). As the remaining gang takes refuge in Mexican territory, Thornton trails them, resulting in fierce gunfights with plenty of casualties
Release Date
1968-12-21
  • Rate : 8.20
  • Production Companies :
  • Director :
  • Stars : Claudia Cardinale,Henry Fonda,Jason Robards,
  • This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.
Release Date
1962-04-22
  • Rate : 7.60
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, John Ford Productions,
  • Director : Wingate Smith,
  • Stars : John Wayne,James Stewart,Vera Miles,
  • A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Release Date
1992-08-07
  • Rate : 7.80
  • Production Companies : Malpaso Productions, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : Bill Bannerman, Grant Lucibello, Tom Rooker,
  • Stars : Clint Eastwood,Gene Hackman,Morgan Freeman,
  • William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner and a cocky greenhorn, he takes on a corrupt sheriff.
Release Date
1990-11-09
  • Rate : 7.70
  • Production Companies : Tig Productions, Majestic Films International,
  • Director : Jan Evans, Angela Robinson,
  • Stars : Kevin Costner,Mary McDonnell,Graham Greene,
  • 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.
Release Date
1964-09-12
  • Rate : 7.80
  • Production Companies : United Artists, Constantin Film Produktion, Jolly Film,
  • Director : Franco Giraldi, Julio Sempere, Mario Caiano,
  • Stars : Clint Eastwood,Marianne Koch,Gian Maria Volonté,
  • The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.
Release Date
2010-12-22
  • Rate : 7.20
  • Production Companies : Paramount, Skydance Productions, Scott Rudin Productions,
  • Director : Thomas Johnston, Betsy Magruder,
  • Stars : Hailee Steinfeld,Jeff Bridges,Matt Damon,
  • Die 14jährige Mattie Ross ist fest entschlossen, den kaltblütigen Mord an ihrem Vater nicht ungesühnt zu lassen. Da die Behörden ihr nicht helfen, will sie den feigen Mörder Tom Chaney mit eigenen Mitteln seiner gerechten Strafe zuführen. Für 100 Dollar engagiert sie den trunksüchtigen und raubeinigen U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn, der es mit dem Gesetz selbst alles andere als genau nimmt. Widerwillig lässt er sich von Mattie überreden, sie auf die Jagd nach Chaney mit zu nehmen - quer durch die gesetzlosen Weiten der Prärie. Doch sie sind nicht allein, denn auch Texas Ranger LaBoeuf will den Flüchtigen stellen, um eine Kopfprämie zu kassieren, die auf Chaney wegen eines weiteren Mordes ausgesetzt ist. Unfreiwillig ziehen sie zu dritt weiter und schon bald kommt Mattie dem Mörder ihres Vaters gefährlich nah...
Release Date
2007-09-06
  • Rate : 7
  • Production Companies : Tree Line Films, Lionsgate, Relativity Media,
  • Director : James Mangold, Sheila Waldron, Mamie Mitchell,
  • Stars : Russell Crowe,Christian Bale,Logan Lerman,
  • In Arizona in the late 1800's, 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.