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Best / favorite Spaghetti Westerns.
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1.
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
“ 9/10 ” - Caltiki05
 
2.
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
“ ***** ” - Caltiki05
 
3.
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
“ ***** ” - Caltiki05
 
4.
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. (164 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ ***** ” - Caltiki05
 
5.
Duck, You Sucker (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution. (157 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
6.
A Pistol for Ringo (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An 'angel-faced' gunfighter is tasked with infiltrating a ranch overrun by Mexican bandits and saving their hostages, including the fiancée of the local sheriff. (98 mins.)
Director: Duccio Tessari
 
7.
The Return of Ringo (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A returning Union Officer discovers that his home has been overrun by Mexican bandits, and infiltrates the gang to restore order and determine if his wife has been faithful to him. (95 mins.)
Director: Duccio Tessari
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
8.
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
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
9.
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
 
10.
The Great Silence (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
11.
The Mercenary (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A greedy Polish mercenary aids a mine worker and a peasent girl as they lead a revolution against the opressive Mexican Government and Army, while being pursued by an American rival. (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
12.
Companeros (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way. (118 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
13.
Shoot First... Ask Questions Later (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the 19th century, when the Japanese Emperor sends a gift pony to the US President it gets stolen and ransomed by Indians but Sheriff Gideon aided by an inept Japanese servant offers to deliver the ransom. (112 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
“ *** 1/2
Don't waste your time with the bad English dubbed version of the film and, if you have the chance, check out the original one - the only one that actually is worth watching.

By the way, here is the text of the mythical opening monologue, which is an amusing homage to the Spaghetti-Western genre:

"Per un pugno di dollari, per un miserabile pugno di dollari che non sono neanche tuoi, devi già ripartire? almeno lo facessi per qualche dollaro in più! e invece, vamos a matar compañeros, sempre in giro con il buono, il brutto, il cattivo tempo... Giù la testa, caro... Sei alla resa dei conti ormai. Chi sono io per te? Nessuno, ecco, il mio nome è nessuno. Devi metterti faccia a faccia con le tue responsabilità. Per queste creature ti danno soltanto un dollaro a testa, sei il mercenario peggio pagato di tutto il Texas, Cangaceiro! e noi siamo il mucchio selvaggio. Ma tu non vali nemmeno un dollaro bucato, e prima o poi finirai come quel (the) bounty killer del Minnesota, Clay era il suo nome, ma (e) poi lo chiamarono il magnifico. Però ricordatelo, c'era una volta il west che dicevi tu, oggi anche gli angeli mangiano fagioli. Ma sì, corri uomo corri! altrimenti ci arrabbiamo sul serio e se Dio perdona, io no. Perciò datti da fare, capito?... E tu smettila di fare il bestione... Vergognati, vergognati di far vivere i tuoi bambini come dei barboni. Leone, questo devi diventare se vuoi fare la rivoluzione nel mondo del west."

"Ma che c'entriamo noi con la rivoluzione?"

"L'avete sentito? Tanto, di Ringo o di Django, sono sempre io che me lo piango..." ” - Caltiki05
 
14.
A Bullet for the General (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general lure an American mercenary into joining their gang, unaware that he is targeting their general. (118 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
15.
The Brute and the Beast (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A prospector must fight a sadistic man and his son who have taken over his ranch. (92 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
16.
The Four of the Apocalypse... (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit. (104 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ *** 1/2
A very particular, shocking on-the-road spaghetti-western, with a total badass villain divinely played by my beloved Tomas Milian, who based his character Chaco on Charles Manson.
Fulci once again manages to surprise with an original and impressive film, in which moments of crude violence are strongly in contrast with the lyricism and romanticism of some scenes. ” - Caltiki05
 
17.
Silver Saddle (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Young boy who sees his father gunned down kills the assassin. Years later, he has grown up to be a successful bounty hunter who is feared by many... (98 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
18.
The Big Gundown (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl. (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
19.
Face to Face (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A history professor has a chance meeting with an infamous outlaw and eventually assumes leadership of his gang. (107 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
20.
Run, Man, Run (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution. (120 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
21.
God Forgives... I Don't! (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After a train is robbed of its payroll, an insurance agent and a card-shark team-up to retrieve the loot from the bandits who guard it at a secret location near the Mexican border. (109 mins.)
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
22.
Ace High (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A recently-escaped bandit forms an unlikely alliance with two bounty hunters and an acrobat to get revenge against the people who framed him. (132 mins.)
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
23.
Boot Hill (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Victims of oppressive town boss Honey are offered help by an unusual alliance of gunmen and circus performers. (100 mins.)
 
24.
Requiescant (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The adopted son of a preacher comes upon a village that is under the thumb of a deranged ex-Confederate officer, who is - among other things - stealing land from the locals with phony land grants. (92 mins.)
Director: Carlo Lizzani
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
25.
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young gunfighter plans to track down and eliminate the bandits who killed his family, and forms a tenuous alliance with an aging ex-outlaw to achieve this end. (120 mins.)
Director: Giulio Petroni
 
26.
Tepepa (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The Mexican guerilla leader Tepepa and his gang fight against the chief of police, Cascorro. (136 mins.)
Director: Giulio Petroni
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
27.
Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Various factions, including a half-breed bandit, a gang of homosexual cowboys and a priest, feud over stolen gold in a surreal town. (100 mins.)
Director: Giulio Questi
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
28.
Day of Anger (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A scruffy garbage boy becomes the pupil of a famed gunfighter, and the stage for confrontation is set when the gunman becomes unhinged and overruns the boy's town through violence and corruption. (95 mins.)
Director: Tonino Valerii
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
29.
The Price of Power (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Pinkerton detective agency uncovers a plot to assassinate President James Garfield in 1881 Texas. The film, a "political" Spaghetti, is a very overt mirroring of the JFK Assassination in 1963. (108 mins.)
Director: Tonino Valerii
 
30.
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
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
31.
Long Days of Vengeance (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After three years of hard labor, Ted Barnett escapes from prison to seek revenge on the three men who framed him. (123 mins.)
Director: Stan Vance
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
32.
Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A gunfighter forms a gang of "deceased" execution victims to get revenge on the politician and outlaw who killed his wife. (92 mins.)
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
33.
Blindman (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit. (105 mins.)
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
34.
Pride and Vengeance (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A stalwart Spanish soldier turns to a life of crime to prove his love for a mysterious and promiscuous gypsy woman. (100 mins.)
Director: Luigi Bazzoni
 
35.
If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Crooked bankers plan an insurance swindle and hire a Mexican gang to steal the bank's gold but they also pay Lasky's gang to kill the Mexicans. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
 
36.
Sabata (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built... (111 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
 
37.
Sartana the Gravedigger (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name. (102 mins.)
Director: Anthony Ascott
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
38.
Light the Fuse... Sartana Is Coming (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Wily roving gunslinger Sartana arrives in a small town and tries to find a hidden fortune of half a... (99 mins.)
Director: Anthony Ascott
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
39.
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major and his henchmen. (113 mins.)
Director: E.B. Clucher
“ **** ” - Caltiki05
 
40.
Trinity Is STILL My Name! (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Bambino tries to teach his brother Trinity how to become an outlaw, but the two wind up saving a pioneer family and breaking up an arms ring instead. (117 mins.)
Director: E.B. Clucher
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
41.
¡Mátalo! (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A gang rescues a criminal from the gallows to attach them and rob a stagecoach full of gold. When they get the loot... (89 mins.)
Director: Canevari
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
42.
And God Said to Cain (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty. (109 mins.)
Director: Anthony Dawson
 
43.
Amigo, Stay Away (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When, after serving a three-year sentence, Ben Bellow is released from prison, Charlie Logan is waiting for him... (109 mins.)
Director: Michele Lupo
“ ****
'Ben and Charlie' is one of my favorite Italian comedy westerns. There are a lot of funny moments here and the chemistry between Gemma and Eastman is perfect. It's a joy to see them together on screen! If you're into movies like 'My Name Is Nobody' and 'They Call Me Trinity', this hilarious...well sometimes idiotic b-western may be just right for you. ” - Caltiki05
 
44.
The Grand Duel (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead. (98 mins.)
Director: Giancarlo Santi
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
45.
Keoma (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A half-breed ex-Union gunfighter attempts to protect his plague-ridden hometown from being overridden by his racist half-brothers and a Confederate tyrant. (105 mins.)
“ **** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
46.
A Man Called Blade (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A bounty hunter arrives in a mining town and is hired to track down the missing daughter of the town's crippled mayor and learns she has been kidnapped by the mayor's corrupt right-hand-man and a band of outlaws he is secretly working for. (101 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
“ *** 1/2 ” - Caltiki05
 
47.
Django Strikes Again (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A gunfighter-turned-monk returns to his former life when his estranged daughter is kidnapped by a Hungarian slaver. (88 mins.)
Director: Ted Archer