Best Western movies

Django Unchained(2012)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 86

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.



The Power of the Dog(2021)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 91

Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.



True Grit(2010)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.



News of the World(2020)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.



Unforgiven(1992)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.



The Magnificent Seven(2016)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.



Open Range(2003)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 75

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.



The Harder They Fall(2021)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 76

When an outlaw discovers his enemy is being released from prison, he reunites his gang to seek revenge in this Western.



The Proposition(2005)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 74

A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.



Slow West(2015)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 74

A young Scottish man travels across America in pursuit of the woman he loves, attracting the attention of an outlaw who is willing to serve as a guide.



Dances with Wolves(1990)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 67

Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.



The Homesman(2014)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.



A Million Ways to Die in the West(2014)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 65

As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.



The Lone Ranger(2013)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 63

Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.



Blazing Saddles(1974)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 64

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.



Meek's Cutoff(2010)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.



The Legend of Zorro(2005)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 62

Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action.



Cry Macho(2021)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder takes a job to bring a man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. On their journey, the horseman finds redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.



The Salvation(2014)

Combined Rating:
69
Combined Critics Rating: 64

In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.



Hostiles(2017)

Combined Rating:
68
Combined Critics Rating: 76

In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.




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