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Posted: 9/20/2005 10:11:00 AM EDT
Rank them if you got them and why. I am also looking for some less well known westers that were great.

I just bought "The Professionals"
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 10:15:28 AM EDT
Young Guns

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It was the best of the young up-and-coming '80's stars in their finest moments.

And a heckuva story to boot.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 12:40:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/20/2005 12:40:37 PM EDT by Blitzkreig]
1) "The Outlaw Josey Wales"-the confederate angle coming out of the Civil war. Cherokee author Forest Carter
2) "Silverado" Amazing cast-John Cleese, Costner, Kevin Cline, Danny Glover, Jeff Goldblum, etc.
3) "The Magnificent Seven"-Akira Kurosawa remake. very cool
4) "Pale Rider" Clint as a man of the cloth
5) "Unforgiven" Morgan Freeman,Clint, Gene Hackman...nuff said
6) "She wore a yellow Ribbon" - Cavalry indian wars flick
7) "The Searchers" - John Wayne searching for neice kidnapped by indians
8) "The Horse Soldiers" - civil war true story
9) "shenandoah"- conversion of a pacifist
10) "Young Guns"- You get to see Jon Bon Jovi blown away.


Link Posted: 9/20/2005 2:58:27 PM EDT
"Lonesome Dove"

That one had everything.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 3:08:13 PM EDT
Unforgiven-great acting, most emotionally violent western ever made.
Tombstone-great acting, great lines
Anything by Clint Eastwood-he is quite simply THE MAN when it comes to westerns. Much better than the Duke in that regard.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 3:41:00 PM EDT
The Wild Bunch......... Early gorefest!
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 3:43:48 PM EDT
The Unforgiven
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 5:15:06 PM EDT
I really dont have a top ten. But I will say that if i did it would certainly include the entire "Man With no Name trilogy" which consists Fist full of dollars,For a few more dollars and The good the bad and the ugly. Which are all great quite simply cause they include memorable lines and Clint Eastwood being a badass.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 3:06:18 PM EDT
+1 for OJW...

I'll add "Tombstone", just 'cause I love Dana Delany in anything, or preferably nothing at all the movie.

Costner's "Wyatt Earp" tried too hard.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 6:59:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/28/2005 4:56:16 AM EDT by out4trout]
My top ten in no particular order:

The Outlaw Josey Wales
Quigley Down Under
The Searchers
Will Penny
Pale Rider
The Wild Bunch
The Horse Soldiers
Open Range

Honorable Mention:

Lonesome Dove
The Professionals
Young Guns
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A Fist Full of Dollars
For a Few Dollars More
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
High Noon
The Ox-Bow Incident
Butch Cassedy & The Sundance Kid
Magnificent Seven
Tom Horn
Two Mules for Sister Sara
How The West Was Won
Nevada Smith
Jeremiah Johnson
True Grit
Hang'Em High
Monte Walsh
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:55:28 PM EDT
High Noon
Quigley Down Under

Shane and High Noon are two classic westerns that opitomize what westerns should be.
Those two will always have a special place in my heart.
Link Posted: 9/30/2005 7:04:49 PM EDT
in no particular order:

The Outlaw Josey Wales
Quigley Down Under
Pale Rider
The Wild Bunch
Open Range
Hang'Em High
Big Jake
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 10:13:21 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 11:36:05 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/2/2005 12:05:37 PM EDT by AssaultRifler]
Not in any order than what's popping out of my head first:

1. The Magnificent Seven series
2. Anything with Clint Eastwood
3. Open Range
4. Tombstone
5. How the West Was Won
6. Lone Riders
7. Wild Bunch
8. Quick and the Dead (the one with Sharon Stone)

Best one however..................

ETA: had Open Range twice
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 11:52:17 AM EDT
Most of the ones listed.

One of the best but often over looked. " The Cowboys"
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 3:15:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By AssaultRifler:
Not in any order than what's popping out of my head first:

2. Anything with Clint Eastwood

Paint Your Wagon?
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 3:22:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By raven:

Originally Posted By AssaultRifler:
Not in any order than what's popping out of my head first:

2. Anything with Clint Eastwood

Paint Your Wagon?

Well, almost anything! The Man with No Name Triology and Unforgiven, Pale Rider, and Outlaw Jose Wales are some of the best westerns ever. Two Mules for Sister Sarah isn't that great either for the record
Link Posted: 10/2/2005 3:51:33 PM EDT
I can't believe no one has mentioned Stagecoach, I theenk.

Any John Ford western is a classic. Any Sergio Leone western is also a classic.

But Unforgiven is hard to beat.

"Any man I see out there, I'm gonna shoot him. Any sumbitch takes a shot at me, I'm not only gonna kill him, but I'm gonna kill his wife. All his friends. Burn his damn house down."
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:32:12 AM EDT
How about TRUE GRIT?

I did not see it mentioned.

The scene when he charges the four outlaws on horseback with his reigns in his teeth is a classic!
Link Posted: 10/6/2005 6:35:40 AM EDT
true grit - classic

the jack bull -

dances with wolves -

has everything, easy but good plot, beautiful scenery, very well casted characters

those are my favs, there's a lot of good 1s after that that would be hard to rank, but they are

outlaw josey wales
really most clint eastwood and john wayne movies

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