100 Best Westerns Ever Made

This list was published in November 2016 by Cowboys & Indians, "The Premier Magazine of the West." References to TV series are explained in the NOTES.

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  • The Searchers

    1

  • Stagecoach

    2

  • Shane

    3

  • My Darling Clementine

    4

  • The Magnificent Seven

    5

  • Lonesome Dove

    6

  • High Noon

    7

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    8

  • Dances with Wolves

    9

  • The Outlaw Josey Wales

    10

  • Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge

    11

  • Destry Rides Again

    12

  • Rio Bravo

    13

  • The Gunfighter

    14

  • Red River

    15

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    16

  • One-Eyed Jacks

    17

  • The Wild Bunch

    18

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    19

  • The Great Train Robbery

    20

  • The Shootist

    21

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    22

  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

    23

  • Unforgiven

    24

  • Tombstone

    25

  • The Lone Ranger

    26

  • The Virginian

    27

  • Winchester '73

    28

  • Blazing Saddles

    29

  • Fort Apache

    30

  • Angel and the Badman

    31

  • City Slickers

    32

  • Dallas

    33

  • The Naked Spur

    34

  • The Big Trail

    35

  • Oklahoma!

    36

  • A Fistful of Dollars

    37

  • Wild Wild West

    38

  • The Man from Snowy River

    39

  • The Ox-Bow Incident

    40

  • The Man From Laramie

    41

  • Blood on the Moon

    42

  • Duel in the Sun

    43

  • Will Penny

    44

  • 3:10 to Yuma

    45

  • Rio Grande

    46

  • Bonanza - Ride the Wind

    47

  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    48

  • El Dorado

    49

  • High Plains Drifter

    50

  • Support Your Local Sheriff!

    51

  • Have Sword, Will Travel

    52

  • Cowboy

    53

  • For a Few Dollars More

    54

  • Annie Get Your Gun

    55

  • Comes a Horseman

    56

  • The Sons of Katie Elder

    57

  • Tumbleweeds

    58

  • Maverick

    59

  • True Grit

    60

  • Giant

    61

  • The Plainsman

    62

  • Dodge City

    63

  • Ride the High Country

    64

  • Wagon Train

    65

  • Alias Jesse James

    66

  • The Tin Star

    67

  • Rawhide

    68

  • Silverado

    69

  • Cheyenne Autumn

    70

  • 3 Godfathers

    71

  • Lonely Are the Brave

    72

  • Jesse James

    73

  • Warlock

    74

  • The Good Old Boys

    75

  • Arizona

    76

  • McLintock!

    77

  • Cat Ballou

    78

  • Female Artillery

    79

  • The Grey Fox

    80

  • The Alamo

    81

  • Two Mules for Sister Sara

    82

  • Union Pacific

    83

  • Hombre

    84

  • Wyatt Earp

    85

  • A Big Hand for the Little Lady

    86

  • Barbarosa

    87

  • Trail of Robin Hood

    88

  • Man Without a Star

    89

  • The Big Country

    90

  • Geronimo: An American Legend

    91

  • The Cisco Kid

    92

  • How the West Was Won

    93

  • High Chaparral

    94

  • Cimarron

    95

  • Junior Bonner

    96

  • Big Green Valley

    97

  • The Phantom Empire

    98

  • Hang 'em High

    99

  • The Unforgiven

    100