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Top 10 - Westerns

With the first Western that I'm actually been excited about, Django Unchained, getting released in cinemas this year I decided it was time to throw down my list of top Westerns of all time! As expected Clint dominates. I grew up on his films (Luckily my dad was a massive fan) and still haven't seen anyone that can top his skills with a six shooter.

10. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

9. Lonesome Dove - Not as popular as the rest of the films on this list, probably because it's a 4 hour long made for TV miniseries. Bobby Duvall is really badass for an old timer.
Lonesome Dove

8. The Wild Bunch
The Wild Bunch

7. Once Upon a Time in the West
Once Upon a Time in the West

6. High Plains Drifter
High Plains Drifter

5. For a Few Dollars More
For a Few Dollars More

4. A Fistful of Dollars
A Fistful of Dollars

3. Unforgiven
Unforgiven

2. The Outlaw Josey Wales
The Outlaw Josey Wales

1. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly- The first and still best Western I've ever experienced. Holds up incredibly well - the final 3-way shootout may very well be my favorite scene put to film.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


Honourable mentions - Pale Rider, Dead Man, Tombstone, The Proposition, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, True Grit (2010), The Magnificent Seven, The Quick and the Dead, Django
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