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Top 20 Greatest Western Movies of All Time


Aside from rock and roll, the Western movie is uniquely an American contribution to world culture. The Western genre is not just all about mountain ranges, cowboys, horses, saloons, bandits, outlaws, lawmen, and dusty, desolate desert towns. They’re also modern morality plays, although some of these films also expose morally ambiguous characters and situations. From the many old Hollywood classics to revisionist and modern Westerns, we compiled a list of the best Westerns of all time, in our opinion.