Old west movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant old west movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tense, realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful and epic films and TV shows about / with old west, violence, murder, cowboy, horse, gunfight, civil war, vengeance, rivalry and revenge plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, West Germany and other countries.
old west
 668
old west movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as old west: True Grit (2010), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), Django Unchained (2012), High Plains Drifter (1973), For a Few Dollars More (1965), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Unforgiven (1992), Open Range (2003), Tombstone (1993).

List of old west movies

 7.6
 337K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, cowboy, bounty hunter, old west, adventure, gunfight, justice, determination, texas ranger, murder, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
Is relevant ?
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, epic, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, villain, revenge, gang, death, small town, duel, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
Is relevant ?
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, epic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, revenge, violent, dark humor, african american, gunfight, old west, courage, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas, austin texas
Is relevant ?
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, rape, vengeance, justice, greed, gang, murder, gunfight, criminal, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, cowboy, small town, gang, robbery, gunfight, heroes, sidekick, reward, tough heroes, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, austin texas, spain, new mexico ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 309K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, sheriff, heroic mission, race against time, morality, showdown, bandit, death of protagonist, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, yuma arizona, sonora ...
Is relevant ?
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, tense, exciting, breathtaking, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, old west, civil war, greed, cowboy, gunfight, american civil war, good versus evil, gold, moral ambiguity, cons and scams, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, arizona, austin texas ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 408K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: revenge, old west, vengeance, cowboy, redemption, sheriff, gunfight, crimes, prostitute, small town, hitman, regret ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 73K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating ...
Plot: cowboy, old west, gunfight, vengeance, violence, gunslinger, friendship, showdown, revenge, corruption, small town, civil war veteran ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, montana
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 147K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, old west, sheriff, lone hero, gang, betrayal, murder, crimes, friendship, organized crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, california, usa
Is relevant ?
Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Follow the 10-year reunion of the Deadwood camp to celebrate South Dakota's statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time ...
Style: brutal, exciting, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, violence, brutality, friends, courage, society, revenge, rescue, cruelty, friendship, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: usa, south dakota
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 105K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, crimes, gold rush, power struggle, prostitute, brothel, rivalry, small town life, violence, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: south dakota, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, greed, vengeance, brutality, gunfight, violence, gang war, sheriff, gold, deal, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, italy ...
Is relevant ?
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Style: funny, ironic, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native american, violence, dog, wagon train, bank robbery, arizona desert, new mexico desert, trapper, prostitute, card playing ...
Time: victorian era
Place: arizona, oregon, new mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, gang, native americans, brothel, nephew, prostitute, fall in love, escapades, rescue, protector, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, san francisco, oregon
Is relevant ?
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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.
Style: humorous, parody, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: old west, small town, stereotypes, farm, irreverent, fall in love, satire, gunslinger, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, notoriety, newcomer ...
Time: 1880s, future, victorian era, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 52K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, civil war, native americans, rivalry, ex military, courage, haunted by the past, rivals, historical character, ambitious, loss of spouse ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, stylized, bloody, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, dark humor, stagecoach, old west, murder, winter, brutality, gang, blizzard, hitman, revenge, prisoner ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: buddy movie, epic, scenic, realistic, witty ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, friendship between men, heist, bank robbery, robbery, cowboy, machismo, adventure, gang, buddy, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, wyoming, california, latin america, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
Is relevant ?
Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
TV show
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, realistic, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: native american, old west, native american attack, indian war, native american white relationships, american indian, tribe, native americans, injustice, adventure, friendship, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 789K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, breathtaking, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, winter, lone hero, adventure, violence, obsessive quest, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Chingachgook: The Great Snake (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chingachgook, a Mohawk-born Delaware warrior, strives to rescue his wife Wahtawah from the clutches of an enemy camp of Huron. Joined by his trusted huntsman Deerslayer, the two confront racist pioneers and brutal British soldiers in their quest. ...
Style: tense, intense, disturbing, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: old west, indian war, massacre, heroism, horse riding, native american, americana, escapades, rivalry, adventure, romance, unlikely partners ...
Time: 18th century
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 33K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: harsh, depressing, atmospheric, tense, realistic ...
Plot: old west, suicide, native american, mental illness, human nature, suicide by hanging, revenge, depression, female nudity, partners, obsessive quest, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 6.2
 5K
Deputy (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: old west, cowboy, sheriff, law and order, police, deputy, fighting crime, police station, swat team, small town sheriff, legal, politician ...
Is relevant ?
The Harder They Fall (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: old west, released from prison, revelation, outlaw gang, revenge, bank robbery, cowboy, gunslinger, deal with the devil, crooked sheriff, patricide, stagecoach ...
Time: victorian era, future, 19th century
Place: usa, texas
Is relevant ?
The Dalton Gang (2020)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When their brother Frank is killed by an outlaw, brothers Bob Dalton, Emmett Dalton and Gray Dalton join their local sheriff's department. When they are cheated by the law, they turn to crime, robbing trains and anything else they can steal ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, tense
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, gang, resentment, dishonor among criminals, courage, deal, robbery, dishonesty, sheriff, crimes, arrest ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 61K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: suspense, stylized, harsh, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, friendship, small town, tough law enforcer, gunfight, justice, murder, trust, law enforcement, sheriff, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, texas, iowa
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 1K
Old Surehand (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Old Surehand and his faithful old friend Old Wabble are on the trail of a cold-blooded killer with the nickname 'The General'. The brother of Old Surehand was murdered by him. On the way Old Surehand and Old Wabble are involved in the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: old west, death of son, bar fight, vengeance, horse, apache tribe, native american, crimes, track down, partners against crime, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 58K
Westworld (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a ...
Style: philosophical, exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, old west, survival, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, computer, killer robot, vacation, artificial intelligence, amusement park, life philosophy, robot ...
Time: future, 70s, 19th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Catch the Bullet (2021)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: U.S. marshal Britt MacMasters returns from a mission to find his father wounded and his son kidnapped by the outlaw Jed Blake. Hot on their trail, Britt forms a posse with a gunslinging deputy and a stoic Pawnee tracker. But Jed and Britt tread ...
Style: harsh, melancholic, stylized, talky, serious ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, unlikely friendships, bounty hunter, vengeance, killings, criminal, hostage, revenge, justice, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists