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The best films made in the Western genre


Western is one of the oldest genres of cinema. As soon as the movie started to shoot in the US, so almost immediately there were stories about brave cowboys, the Indians, with numerous car chases, shootouts. We can say that the Western is the original card USA, thanks to the films of this genre, the stories of the American West is firmly entrenched in popular culture.

In this genre were filmed thousands of movies, most of them are nothing but shooting and sparkling adventures, but removed such stories brilliantly. However, there are westerns that stand out the wonderful acting, subtle psychologism, and an interesting plot. We have selected the best westerns movies list presented below will help you to appreciate the beauty and identity of this genre of movie.

10. Dances with wolves

This story takes place in the mid-nineteenth century. The main character lives in an abandoned Fort and makes friends with wolves and Indians. He studied their traditions and culture. Then he falls in love with a woman. When this edge comes the regular army, the main character must make a decisive choice.

The film was made in 1990, starring Kevin costner. Fantastic script and great acting.

9. True grit

This film tells the story of fourteen-year-old girl who, along with two lawmen on the trail of the men who murdered her father. Traces of criminals conduct to the Indian territory.

8. The good, the bad and the ugly

This film can be safely attributed to the classics of the Western genre. He was released in 1966, and withdrew its European filmmakers. In the picture shines with Clint Eastwood, who is the main star of this genre.

The film is set during the civil war. On the American prairies haunting shooter that knows no equal. He has no family, no relatives, no friends. One day he meets two men who look like him as two drops of water: such as cold and cynical killer.

7. Unforgiven

The film, which was released in 1992. One of the first films directed by Clint Eastwood.

This story is about a criminal and a murderer who decided to engage with the past, to create a family and to live as a humble farmer. However, he's killed his wife, the problem starts with the money and he decides to accept the risky offer, which will completely change his life.

6. Dead

This film was released on the wide screen in 1995. The film's protagonist (played by johnny Depp) is a young accountant who comes to the Wild West in search of work. By mistake for him to appoint a reward, and the real hunting begins. He is injured, but it saves the Indian.

After the injury, something is changing in the mind of the protagonist, he starts hunting revolver and is so successful that reserves some of the lifeless body.

5. Once in the Wild West

Another picture, which can be attributed to the classics of the genre. The film was made in 1966. It was attended by famous actors.

Attractive woman refusing to sell their land and therefore decide to eliminate. To her defense stands the famous bandit and a mysterious stranger. Against them one of the best shooters of the Wild West.

4. Django unchained

A somewhat unusual story, which was filmed by Quentin Tarantino. The story centers on freed slave Django, who, along with his white friend go on a long journey to save Django's wife.

3. The magnificent seven

This is a classic film made in this genre. He was released in 1960. The film picked up by a great ensemble cast.

A small village in the Wild West keeps at Bay the bloodthirsty gang that torments the inhabitants and killing them. In desperation, the people decided to ask for help and protection from seven gallant riders.

2. Legends of the fall

A wonderful film which is based on the immortal artwork of Jim Harrison. The story centers on a family living in the American West, their lives and the lives of each of them.

1. The train to Yuma

It's a brilliant movie, full of realism and fine acting. After the capture of the famous bandit Ben Wade his going to be sent to Yuma, where he is awaiting trial. However, the gang members Wade is not going to just give up their leader and plan to take him away from justice. They have threatened local authorities. Only Dan Evans, a civil war veteran, agrees to carry out this dangerous mission and to put the bandit on the train. He is ready to fulfill its mission, even risking own life.

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