The real deal in westerns

Every night and every morn, some to misery are born. Every morn and every night, some are born to sweet delight. Some are born to sweet delight; some are born to endless night. Nobody
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1.
Tombstone (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating. (130 mins.)
“ Why Johnny Ringo, you look like somebody just walked over your grave. ” - jams5150
 
2.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. (161 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig. ” - jams5150
 
3.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad. (175 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Harmonica: Now I gotta go. Gonna be a beautiful town, Sweet water.
Jill: [with tears] I hope you'll come back someday.
Harmonica: Someday! ” - jams5150
 
4.
Old Gringo (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries... (119 mins.)
Director: Luis Puenzo
“ Bierce's disappearance and trip to Mexico provide the background for the vampire horror film From Dusk till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000) ” - jams5150
 
5.
Lonesome Dove (1989 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory. (384 mins.)
“ [laughing] I stole horses, burned farms, killed men, raped women and stole children all over your territory and until today, you never even got a good look at me! I don't think you would've killed me. Rangers! I 'spect I'll kill a passel of you yet. ” - jams5150
 
6.
Dead Man (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world. (121 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
“ Nobody: Did you kill the white man who killed you?
William Blake: I'm not dead. Am I? ” - jams5150
 
7.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
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An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Billy: [Billy aims a shotgun at Ollinger] How's Jesus look to you now, Bob?

Billy: [to the man whose horse he's stolen after breaking out of jail and killing Deputy Sheriff Bob Ollinger with a shotgun loaded with 16 silver dimes, after the man complains about being reimbursed for the animal] "There's a buck-sixty in old Bob if you can dig it out." ” - jams5150
 
8.
Silverado (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. (133 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
“ We're gonna give you a fair trial, followed by a first class hanging.

Now, I don't wanna kill you, and you don't wanna be dead. ” - jams5150
 
9.
Young Guns (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. (107 mins.)
“ "Dear Governor Axtell. I've heard that you will give 200 dollars for my head. Perhaps we should meet and talk. I am at the Juarez village at the border. Send 3 men, and instruct them not to shoot, as I am unarmed. In short, Sir; I surrender. Your obedient servant William H. Bonney. PS: I changed my mind. Kiss my ass." ” - jams5150
 
10.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ I had never really known who John Dunbar was. Perhaps because the name itself had no meaning. But as I heard my Sioux name being called over and over, I knew for the first time who I really was. ” - jams5150
 
11.
Last of the Dogmen (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him... (118 mins.)
Director: Tab Murphy
“ I'd say most of what I'm telling you is true. And the rest... well, the rest is the West.

Look, Elvis is dead, the government is not hiding UFOs, and there are no Indians in the Oxbow. ” - jams5150
 
12.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ Butch Cassidy: Alright. I'll jump first.
Sundance Kid: No.
Butch Cassidy: Then you jump first.
Sundance Kid: No, I said.
Butch Cassidy: What's the matter with you?
Sundance Kid: I can't swim.
Butch Cassidy: Are you crazy? The fall will probably kill you.
Sundance Kid: Oh, *beep* ” - jams5150
 
13.
Wyatt Earp (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals. (191 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
“ Frank Mclaury: You're first on my list Holiday. Spend the rest of your time expecting to see me.
Doc Holiday: Mclaury, seeing you would be a nice change. I understand most of your enemies got it in the back. ” - jams5150
 
14.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. (135 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ To hell with them fellas. Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms. ” - jams5150
 
15.
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ranch hand Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico. (121 mins.)
Director: Tommy Lee Jones
“ Promise me one thing, Pete. If I die over here, carry me back to my family and bury me in my home town. I don't want to be buried on this side among all the *beep* billboards. ” - jams5150
 
16.
Rio Bravo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. (141 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ John T. Chance: You want that gun, pick it up. I wish you would. ” - jams5150
 
17.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Joe: Get three coffins ready.

Joe: My mistake. Four coffins... ” - jams5150
 
18.
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw. (132 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Where life had no value, death, sometimes, had its price. That is why the bounty killers appeared. ” - jams5150
 
19.
My Name Is Nobody (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire. (116 mins.)
Director: Tonino Valerii
“ Folks that throw dirt on you aren't always trying to hurt you, and folks that pull you out of a jam aren't always trying to help you. But the main point is when you're up to your nose in *sh t* keep your mouth shut. ” - jams5150
 
20.
Maverick (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ I've never committed a cold blooded murder in my life

and I won't. Not till I find Maverick. ” - jams5150
 
21.
Hang 'Em High (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice. (114 mins.)
Director: Ted Post
“ [showing his hanging scar] When you hang a man, you better look at him. ” - jams5150
 
22.
Django (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A coffin-dragging gunslinger and a half-breed prostitute become embroiled in a bitter feud between a Klan of Southern racists and a band of Mexican Revolutionaries. (92 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
“ If you're a coffin maker, you sure did pick a good town to settle. ” - jams5150
 
23.
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A female gunfighter returns to a frontier town where a dueling tournament is being held, which she enters in an effort to avenge her father's death. (107 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Scars: I need a woman.
Ellen: You need a bath. ” - jams5150
 
24.
Navajo Joe (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Native American warrior called Navajo Joe seeks revenge on a gang of sadistic outlaws who has massacred the people of his tribe. (93 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
“ Burt Reynolds wore a black toupe hairpiece playing Navajo Joe in this movie. ” - jams5150
 
25.
Joe Kidd (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An ex-bounty hunter reluctantly helps a wealthy landowner and his henchmen track down a Mexican revolutionary leader. (88 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Another great story written by Elmore Leonard ” - jams5150
 
26.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Kid, I wouldn't last five minutes leading an outfit like that if I wasn't as rotten as hell. ” - jams5150
 
27.
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Chico: Ah, that was the greatest shot I've ever seen.
Britt: The worst! I was aiming at the horse. ” - jams5150
 
28.
True Grit (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer. (110 mins.)
“ Rooster Cogburn: We'll sleep here and follow in the morning.
Mattie Ross: But we promised to bury the poor soul inside!
Rooster Cogburn: Ground's too hard. Them men wanted a decent burial, they should have got themselves killed in summer. ” - jams5150
 
29.
Winchester '73 (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ This is the story of the Winchester Rifle Model 1873, "The gun that won the West." To cowman, outlaw, peace officer or soldier, the Winchester '73 was a treasured possession. An Indian would sell his soul to own one. ” - jams5150
 
30.
The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Young farmboy who always wanted to be a cowhand talks a tough trail boss into hiring him on a cattle drive. (92 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
“ Luke, Drover: Don't turn your back on me, mister!
Frank Culpepper: Don't let your mouth overload your hardware, cowboy. ” - jams5150
 
31.
The Missing (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In 1885 New Mexico, a frontier medicine woman forms an uneasy alliance with her estranged father when her daughter is kidnapped by an Apache brujo. (137 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ There's an Apache story about a man that woke up one morning and saw a hawk on the wind. Walked outside and never returned. After he died he met his wife in the spirit world. She asked him why he never came home, he said "Well, the hawk kept flying". ” - jams5150
 
32.
High Plains Drifter (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way. (105 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Sarah Belding: Be careful. You're a man who makes people afraid, and that's dangerous.
The Stranger: It's what people know about themselves inside that makes 'em afraid. ” - jams5150
 
33.
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed. (116 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ Hogan: Sister! This here is a cathouse!
Sara: Oh no, Hogan. This is no cathouse. This is the best whorehouse in town! ” - jams5150
 
34.
Hannie Caulder (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After she is raped and her husband murdered, a woman hires a bounty hunter to instruct her in the use of a gun so she can get her revenge on the three outlaws responsible. (85 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
“ Sam Adams: You're a hard woman, Hannie Caulder.
Hannie Caulder: Like the man said, there aren't any hard women, only soft men. ” - jams5150
 
35.
The Burrowers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In the Wild West a rescue party sets out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances. (96 mins.)
Director: J.T. Petty
“ Ten Bear: [speaking in Indian language] Where do we find the Burrowers?
Dull Knife: [speaking in Indian language] They'll find you. Even if you do taste like white man, now. ” - jams5150
 
36.
Fort Apache (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe. (125 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Stand by your guns, men. Stand by your guns! Flaherty, you're in charge. I'll be back. ” - jams5150
 
37.
The Claim (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A prospector who sold his wife and infant daughter in exchange for a mining claim, tries desperately to win them back as he helps to build the Pacific Railroad with a group of pioneer friends. (120 mins.)
“ Filming had to be halted when director Michael Winterbottom got frostbite in his ears. ” - jams5150
 
38.
100 Rifles (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army. (110 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
“ Though this movie was filmed in Almeria, Spain, it is not actually a spaghetti western. Only a parts of this movie were influenced by that western sub-genre such as the opening titles. Burt Reynolds' previous movie Navajo Joe (1966) was a spaghetti western, the only one he did. ” - jams5150
 
39.
Red Sun (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1870, a gang robs a train and steals a ceremonial Japanese sword meant as a gift from Japan to the U.S. President, prompting a man hunt to retrieve it. (112 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ One of the Seven Samurai (Toshirô Mifune) and one of The Magnificent Seven (Charles Bronson) are in the movie. ” - jams5150
 
40.
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A no account outlaw establishes his own particular brand of law and order and builds a town on the edges of civilization in this farcical western... (120 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Ordinarily, I'd take you in my court and try you and hang you. But if you've got money for whiskey, I guess we can dispense with those proceedings. ” - jams5150