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The Searchers 1.

The Searchers

May 26, 1956 | Passed
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
9.8
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

December 29, 1967 | R
For three men the Civil War wasn't hell... it was practice! Clint Eastwood returns as "The Man with No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers (Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach) to pursue a cache of $200,000 and letting no one, not even warring factions in a civil war, stand in their way. [MGM]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
9.1
Open Range 3.

Open Range

August 15, 2003 | R
Academy-Award winning director Kevin Costner ("Dances with Wolves") helms this traditional Western tale of a way of life that is quickly disappearing. (Touchstone Pictures)
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.9
Once Upon a Time in Mexico 4.

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

September 12, 2003 | R
The saga of the mythic guitar-slinging hero, El Mariachi (Banderas), continues in Robert Rodriguez's bold, non-stop action epic.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.8
The Mask of Zorro 5.

The Mask of Zorro

July 17, 1998 | PG-13
A sweeping romantic adventure of love and honor, of tragedy and triumph set against Mexico's fight for independence from the iron fist of Spain. (Sony)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.8
Shanghai Noon 6.

Shanghai Noon

May 26, 2000 | PG-13
When Lo Fong (Roger Yuan) kidnaps the Emperor's daughter, Princess Pei Pei (Lucy Liu), and takes her to America, the Emperor sends his best Imperial Guardsman to find her. Chon Wang (Jackie Chan), one of the Emperor's least distinguished guards, insists on joining them. He feels responsible for the kidnapping and wants to make amends. However, while the rescue party scours the West, Chon Wang gets separated from the group and soon becomes lost. When he crosses paths with Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson), a small-time outlaw, the two become unlikely allies.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.8
Shanghai Knights 7.

Shanghai Knights

February 7, 2003 | PG-13
After taming the wild west in the comedy "Shanghai Noon," Chon Wang (Chan) and Roy O'Bannon (Wilson) are back in the saddle, but off the range. This time, they're out to settle a score in civilized London. (Buena Vista Pictures)
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.8
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 8.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

October 24, 1969 | M
The Sundance Kid (Redford) is the frontier's fastest gun. His sidekick, Butch Cassidy (Newman), is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. Times are changing in the west and life is getting tougher. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, don new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend (Ross), head down to Bolivia. Never mind that they don't speak Spanish - they'll manage somehow. (Twentieth Century Fox)
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.7
The Quick and the Dead 9.

The Quick and the Dead

February 10, 1995 | R
A mysterious young woman rides into the lawless town of Redemption to settle an old score that has haunted her since she was a child. She becomes swept up in a deadly quick-draw tournament and, in order to win her revenge, must compete in a contest in which gunslingers from all over put their lives on the line for fame and fortune. (Sony Pictures)
Metascore:
49
User Score:
8.7
Django Unchained 10.

Django Unchained

December 25, 2012 | R
Django is a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles – dead or alive. (The Weinstein Company)
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.6
Dances with Wolves 11.

Dances with Wolves

November 9, 1990 | PG-13
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. Dunbar (Costner) wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an adandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor. Overcoming the language barrier and their mutual fear and distrust, Dunbar and the proud Indians gradually become friends. Eventually, he falls in love with the beautiful Stands With a Fist (McDonnell), a white woman raised by the tribe. (MGM)
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.6
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 12.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

April 22, 1962 | Approved
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.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
8.6
Once Upon a Time in the West (re-release) 13.

Once Upon a Time in the West (re-release)

September 30, 2005 | M
Sergio Leone's monumental epic is as big as its Monument Valley locations, as grand as its fine, distinguished cast, as tough and bawdy as every kid imagines the Old West. (Paramount)
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.5
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 14.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

January 24, 1948 | TV-PG
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Metascore:
98
User Score:
8.5
High Noon 15.

High Noon

July 30, 1952 | Approved
This classic 1952 Western stars Gary Cooper as just-married lawman Will Kane, who is about to retire as a small-town sheriff and begin a new life with his bride (Grace Kelly) when he learns that gunslinger Frank Miller (Ian MacDonald) is due to arrive at high noon to settle an old score.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Three Amigos! 16.

Three Amigos!

December 12, 1986 | PG
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.5
Young Guns II 17.

Young Guns II

August 1, 1990 | PG-13
In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
8.5
Back to the Future Part III 18.

Back to the Future Part III

May 25, 1990 | PG
Marty McFly travels to 1885 to save his good friend, Doc Brown.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.4
Duck, You Sucker 19.

Duck, You Sucker

June 1, 1972 | PG
Sergio Leone's 1972 Western, set during the Mexican Revolution.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Unforgiven 20.

Unforgiven

August 7, 1992 | R
In this Academy Award winning western, Eastwood and Freeman are down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time in order to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of remote Big Whiskey, Wyoming.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.3
A Fistful of Dollars 21.

A Fistful of Dollars

January 18, 1967 | R
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.3
For a Few Dollars More 22.

For a Few Dollars More

May 10, 1967 | M
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.3
Hombre 23.

Hombre

March 21, 1967 | Approved
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.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Brokeback Mountain 24.

Brokeback Mountain

December 9, 2005 | R
Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men -- a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy -- who meet in the summer of 1963, and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. (Focus Features)
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron 25.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

May 24, 2002 | G
The animated adventures of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion as he journeys through the untamed American frontier. (DreamWorks)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.2
Silverado 26.

Silverado

July 10, 1985 | PG-13
Get ready for some horse-ridin', gun-totin', whiskey-drinkin' fun! Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail, and learn who their real friends are. (Sony Pictures)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.2
Johnny Guitar (re-release) 27.

Johnny Guitar (re-release)

August 15, 2003 | Approved
This 1954 Western stars Joan Crawford as a saloon-keeper.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.2
The Proposition 28.

The Proposition

May 5, 2006 | R
Set against the harsh and unforgiving landscape of the 1880s Australian outback, The Proposition is a visually stunning tale of loyalty, revenge and the quest for justice in a land without rule. (First Look Pictures Releasing)
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.1
The Outlaw Josey Wales 29.

The Outlaw Josey Wales

June 30, 1976 | PG
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.1
The Retrieval 30.

The Retrieval

April 2, 2014 | R
1864: as war ravages the nation, on the outskirts of the Civil War business as usual continues for slave-owners and traders. Will, a fatherless 13 year-old boy, survives by working with a white bounty hunter gang who sends him to earn the trust of runaway slaves in order to lure them back to the South. On a dangerous mission into the free North to find Nate, a fugitive freedman, things go wrong and Will and Nate find themselves on the run. As the bond between them unexpectedly grows, Will becomes consumed by conflicting emotions as he faces a gut-wrenching final decision.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.1

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