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1.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 Documentary)
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Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics. (225 mins.)
“ Intro - 'bible' dans l'étude du cinéma américian ” - tom-yanowitz
 
2.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
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A strong willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob, when she helps a wounded gang member. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ Cinéma contrebandier.
Utilisation du Western pour parler de l'homosexualité féminine (et de la lutte des classes). ” - tom-yanowitz
 
3.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (145 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ Cinéma iconoclaste.
Version director's cut (intégrale).
Il dépeint nos ancêtres comme des monstres.
Scandale à l'époque (menaces..)

Industrie du sang sur laquelle s'est reposée l'histoire des EU. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
4.
The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film)
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. (11 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bc7wWOmEGGY full movie ” - tom-yanowitz
 
5.
Parade of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, No. 1 (1898 Documentary)
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Director: William Heise
 
6.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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The American Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war. (165 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
7.
Beating Back (1914)
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Oklahoma lawyer Al Jennings, whose father was a famous and respected judge, is enraged at the murder of his brother Ed... (60 mins.)
Director: Carroll Fleming
 
8.
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
 
9.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ iconographie, photographie, photologie.
==> Impression de documentaire.
Personnages réels.
Réponse à Hawks, Struges et au Western Italien.

Volonté d'authenticité dans la photographie

Générique du début: Western du début du siècle (similaire à The Great Train Robbery (1903))
Retour aux origines, époque où les truands, hors la loi.. tournent eux même.
Puis première scène en sépia (mais on passe du 12mm au 70mm)
Ancien cinéma ('petit cinéma') / Nouveau cinéma ('grand').
Première scène où sont présents une multitude de codes du genre (plans américains, champs/contre-champs etc)

Réponse au cinéma italien (sa violence gratuite etc). eplace ses personnages dans leur vrai contexte: Bicyclette à la place de chevaux, nouvelle musique, chapeaux melon...

Butch cassidy / Sundance -> hors la loi 'modernes' mais finalement rattrapés par leur époque (du début du XXème)
Ils vivent et agissent comme des hors la loi du XIXeme.
Photologie / essence des photos et bobines de l'époque.
Confrontation réalité/légende. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
10.
True Grit (1969)
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A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Hathaway
"frapper avant d'entrer, tirer avant de parler" (Rooster Cogburn)
une jeune presbytérienne qui rêve de se venger + un marshall soulard violent (chasseur de prime) + le ranger.
Violence qui arrive soudainement.
Mattie = parait pure/innocent alors que corrompu par la vengeance.
Question de la moralité. La mienne? Celle de ma religion ?
Cogburn bourré/tombe par terre. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
11.
True Grit (2010)
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A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer. (110 mins.)
 
12.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
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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. (123 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
13.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
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Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader. (160 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ Achèvement/accomplissement du complexe fordien.

Nous montre la réalité 'absolue' de l'époque, de Jesse et de sa bande.
Rien à voir avec le héros de la légende.

Ford essaye de toucher, d'atteindre la légende de James.

Scène de l'attaque du train:
Ultra réalisme et photographie novatrice, à la fois minimaliste et stylisée.
Le gang: terreurs, pillent les pauvres, les immigrés.
Jesse est plus qu'un hors-la-loi, c'est un fou dangereux, sans limite.

Ford est soudainement, brusquement, confronté à la réalité de son idole. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
14.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
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Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ Le Western à notre époque.

Scene ou Tommy lee et son pote viennent constater une scène de crime.
-> Western

Tommy Lee se rêve sherrif, d'une autre époque, 'authentique'.
Il déteste son époque.
Confrontation entre le Western et notre époque. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
15.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
 
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
“ Premier opus d'une trilogie Hawksienne.
Rédemption: idée d'un personnage (celui de wayne) fédérant les gens autour de lui.

Le jeune, l’inter-générationnel, l'ancien (Wayne) et le vieillard.
Pas de grands espaces, une petite ville, personnages à pied.
--> sa façon de contester le mythe.
Plus on avance dans le film, plus le personnage "s'améliore"
--> définition du héros Hawksien -> fédérateur.
Hawks essaye de nous montrer une identité urbaine et sociale? ” - tom-yanowitz
 
17.
Stagecoach (1939)
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A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. (96 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
18.
The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
19.
The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him... (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
20.
Backlash (1956)
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in. (84 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
21.
High Plains Drifter (1973)
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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
“ Premier film de sa trilogie (avec Pale et Unforgiven) du cavalier apocalyptique.
Il vient venger son frère, tuer, violer tout le monde.

Grand exercice de style (codes vestimentaire, fait repeindre la ville en rouger -> enfer)

Film "fantastique"
Légende/iconographie exarcerbée -> tellement qu'au final, il reste la réalité
Symbolisme

Le marshall mort (ou son frère?) qui vient se venger.
Il est totalement intouchable -> déjà mort, éthéré. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
22.
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
 
23.
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Fresque/peinture inspirée des impressionnistes. Rem
Envie de revenir à l'impressionnisme du Western.

Traveling avant/arrière/poursuite, plongée/contre-plongée
-> origine du western (griffith)

Initie de nombreux clichés/stéréotypes.
Conteste le complexe fordien. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
24.
Pale Rider (1985)
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A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land. (115 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Retour de son personnage mort de HPD (1973)
Scénario similaire à Shane.
Combat de mineurs.

Eastwood veut, de part l'isotherisme de son (ses) film(s), incarner la peur, si présente dans l'Amérique du la seconde moitié du XIXème.

Joue à la fois sur un réalisme de l'histoire américaine, et sur une fantaisie, fantasmagorie. -> confrontation entre ces deux extrèmes.

Réalisme (chargeent des balles du remington etc) ” - tom-yanowitz
 
25.
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the Old West a little boy witnesses the murder of his family by gunmen and grows up with plans to track them all down, and kill them. (120 mins.)
Director: Giulio Petroni
 
26.
The Great Silence (1968)
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A mute gunfighter defends a young widow and a group of outlaws against a gang of bounty killers in the winter of 1898, and a grim, tense struggle unfolds. (105 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
27.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
28.
El Dorado (1966)
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Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water. (126 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ 2eme opus de la trilogie. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
29.
Rio Lobo (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend. (114 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
30.
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
“ Ted Post
Eastwood revient d'Italie
but "tuer le cinéma italien" (représentés par les ennemis dans le film, qu'eastwood pend à la chaine)
Ramener les codes autochtones, mais filer à l'italienne.

Eastwood filmé en plan américain, les ennemis en plan "italiens" (sérrés)

Utilisation de zoom/contre-zoom, plongée. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
31.
Seven Men from Now (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible. (78 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
32.
Hombre (1967)
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John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws. (111 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ Paul Newman en comanche
Protagoniste entouré des antagonistes
Hombre - L'homme - seul

Personnage sans réaction, n(agit pas, pas d'expression.
Puis parfois violence / vengeance
Réactions crédibles aux situations / réalité humaine de l'époque.

Personnages qui essayent simplement de survivre. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
33.
Hud (1963)
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Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash. (112 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
34.
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
“ En finir avec le complexe fordien. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
35.
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
 
36.
Unforgiven (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Beauchamp, ecrivain de dime novels (en l'occurence sur english bob), pour la premiere fois face à la réalité (lorsqu'english bob se fait fracassé) ” - tom-yanowitz
 
37.
Rawhide (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way. (50 mins.)
 
38.
Buffalo Bill (1894 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
"The famous army scout in an exhibition of rifle shooting. A fine picture of the principal, and beautiful smoke effects." (1 mins.)
 
39.
The Red Man and the Child (1908 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Alongside of a beautiful mountain stream in the foothills of Colorado there camped a Sioux Indian, who... (14 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
40.
The Patriot (1916)
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Bob Wiley, a veteran and a patriot, discovers gold on his New Mexico ranch. He mines it secretly, hoping to build up a fortune for his son Bobby... (50 mins.)
Director: William S. Hart
 
41.
The Gene Autry Show (1950 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The already legendary singing cowboy rode with his comic pal Pat from town to town bringing justice, song and his horse Champion to the old Southwest. (30 mins.)
 
42.
My Pal Trigger (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Gabby refuses to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When the Sovereign and Roy's horse escape... (79 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
 
43.
The Virginian (1962 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers... (75 mins.)
 
44.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
 
45.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s. (30 mins.)
 
46.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1900 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
47.
How the West Was Won (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. (164 mins.)
 
48.
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
 
49.
Bend of the River (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them. (87 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
50.
The Naked Spur (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers. (91 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
51.
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
 
52.
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
 
53.
High Noon (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him. (85 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
54.
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
 
55.
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
“ Fait le constat du Western des 70 dernières années (codes)
Part du constat que le Western a été corrompu, parasité, par les légendes des Dime novels.

Le fils rêve, le père est dans la réalité (il est estropié)

Se moque du Western Spaghetti en en reprenant des codes et les confrontant à la réalité (ex: tirer à bout portant)

Le garçon, extasié devant les Hors la loi, ne considère pas son père comme une légende.


Échange social / attirance entre les personnages de Bale et de Crowe.
Le père / l'homme simple, contre le hors-la-loi.
Chacun est attiré par la vie de l'autre.

Film socio-politique / constat

Passation de pouvoir du personange de Crowe au fils du personnage de Bale. (Lorsque les deux pointent leurs armes)

A la fin, il n'en reste qu'un (typique du genre du Western) -> inscrit sa légende.

Film pessimiste car réaliste ” - tom-yanowitz
 
56.
Appaloosa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. (115 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ Nous montre les comportements des uns envers les autres (pouvant mener à la violence)
Contradictions (vis à vis de la loi)

Recherches historiques (vêtement, gestes...) / cohérence en fonction des classes sociales.. iconographie réelle.

Scene gunfight:
Pas de clichés, rapide, ne s’encombre pas de clichés. Mise en scène sobre/froide.

Scene du riche rancher qui impose sa propre loi sur ses terres.
-> contre-pouvoir à l'époque.

Bruit des fusils: sourd / peu impressionnant -> prise de son réelle.

La femme (interprétée par Zellweger) -> tacticienne / s'arrange pour être avec celui au futur le plus prometteur, quitte à changer. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
57.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. (103 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
58.
Rio Grande (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years. (105 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
59.
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
 
60.
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager supplies due by treaty to the proud Cheyenne tribe in their barren desert reserve... (154 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
61.
Nevada Smith (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Hathaway
Personnage réel ayant tenter de devenir une légende.
Histoire de vendange (suite au massacre de sa famille)

Scene de combat loin des clichés du western.
Sequence: constamment par terre/pas le temps de dégainer/devient progressivement un criminel/anti-héros.
Assassinats sauvages
Amorale / Corruption
Cavalier fantome (scene finale) -> il est foutu, devenu ceux qu'ils pourchaissaient. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
62.
The Big Sky (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The success of the journey focuses on keeping the Indian girl alive as well as themselves to complete trade with the Blackfeet. (140 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
63.
Red River (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son. (133 mins.)
 
64.
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
 
65.
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
 
66.
The Lone Ranger (1949 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner. (30 mins.)
 
67.
Ringo; Face of Revenge (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two adventurers save the life of a man who has a tattooed treasure map on his back. The second needed map is on the back of a sheriff. The hunt begins. (102 mins.)
Director: Mario Caiano
 
68.
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
 
69.
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
 
70.
The Tall T (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws. (78 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
“ Boetticher
Opposition de deux hommes "le bon, le hors la loi"
Chacun envie la vie de l'autre, plus de manichéisme.
Film fait sans beaucoup de moyen.
Ni héros, ni anti-héros, type normal.

Humanité de ses personnages, qu'il va décliner en 7 films entre les années 50 et 60.

Western minimaliste. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
71.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder. (78 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
72.
Ride Lonesome (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder. (73 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
73.
Westbound (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In 1864 Capt. John Hayes goes to Colorado to take over the stagecoach line and keep the flow of Western gold flowing and help the North win the Civil War. (72 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
74.
Comanche Station (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive. (74 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
75.
Duel in the Sun (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad. (129 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
76.
Man Without a Star (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her. (89 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
77.
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
“ Personnage misérable/ridicule (en caleçon, pas assez d'arhent pour acheter un bon flingue etc)
Jeu sur les clichés / mise en scène de Western; ” - tom-yanowitz
 
78.
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
“ Réflexion sur le mensonge de l'histoire américaine / achèvement avec eastwood du complexe fordien.

Jeu sur les clichés/codes vestimentaires. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
79.
Open Range (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman. (139 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ "open range"/champ ouvert <-> associé pour certains à une idée de liberté.
L'un des films les plus importants de l’achèvement du complexe fordien, avec jesse james, de ces 10 dernières années.

Montre les à cotés de la vie de "cow-boy", être soumis à la nature/aux éléments, boue, saleté etc... L'ouest, une vie de galères

Ultra-réalisme construction de la ville par ecemple)
Travail d'historien, pour montrer les inconvénients de la vie au XIXeme siècle.

Gunfight: pas de clichés/littérature
-> des hommes qui essayent de survivre.
Réalité nue/crue.

Peut etre rapproché d'Appaloosa. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
80.
Little Big Man (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer. (139 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
81.
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time. (126 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
82.
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After his employer is murdered by rival cattlemen, a troubled and uneducated young cowboy vows revenge on the murderers, (102 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
83.
Soldier Blue (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty... (112 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
84.
A Man Called Horse (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by American Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand their way of life. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader. (114 mins.)
 
85.
Cat Ballou (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects. (97 mins.)
 
86.
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 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
 
87.
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him. (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ Contrebandier
Attaque de Maccarthisme et de la chasse aux sorcières. ” - tom-yanowitz
 
88.
Gettysburg (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War. (271 mins.)
 
89.
Gods and Generals (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863. Prequel to the 1993 classic "Gettysburg". (219 mins.)
 
90.
Ride with the Devil (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles are friends in Missouri when the Civil War starts. Women and Blacks have few rights... (138 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
91.
Glory (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
92.
Donovan's Reef (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy. (109 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
93.
The Getaway (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
94.
Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
John Marston, former outlaw, is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.
 
95.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
 
96.
The Cowboys (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a... (134 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
97.
The Shootist (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
98.
Shane (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Un des plus grand western classiques.
Car il représente à la fois, tout en formant un tout, la légende et la réalité.

L'une des sources principales d'inspiration pour le cinéma d'Eastwood.
(notamment le duel final)

Scene finale:
Regarde/observe/suit, la légende, qui devient un tueur.

Lone Ranger
fantôme apocalyptique

Inspiration pour Eastwood: si le Western est forcément un mensonge, on va accentuer (exacerber) la légende (lone ranger etc..) pour qu'on ne puisse même plus y croire.
Moyen d'accéder à une certaine réalité (ne plus croire à la légende) ” - tom-yanowitz
 
99.
My Darling Clementine (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral. (97 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
100.
The Big Trail (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Breck Coleman leads hundreds of settlers in covered wagons from the Mississippi River to their destiny out West. (125 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh