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Westerns

The American West has always fascinated movie goers, even though much of the Old West never was. Russian nobility toured, eccentric Englishwomen toured, and authors wrote wild stories that seeped into the minds of us all. Gunslingers, cattle rustlers and savage Indians are part of the myth. Other iconic elements include the hanging tree, stetsons amd spurs, lassos and Colt 45s, stagecoaches, gamblers, long-horned cattle and cattle drives, prostitutes (or madams) with a heart of gold, and more. Alice's Westerns, or Cowboy Films are listed alphabetically below, be sure to check out 'Spaghetti Westerns' sub-featured in green on the left, and 'TV Westerns' under 'Television Shows'.

Yellow Sky (1948)

7.5/10
Director: William A Wellman
Starring: Anne Baxter, Gregory Peck, Richard Widmark, Harry Morgan

Gregory Peck leads a group of outlaws in a bank robbery, then after almost dying of thirst in the desert, seeks refuge in a seeming ghost-town known a... Read more

Young Billy Young (1969)

5.7/10
Director: Burt Kennedy
Starring: Angie Dickinson, David Carradine, Robert Mitchum, Robert Walker, John Anderson,...

Ageing deputy Robert Mitchum puts on his six-guns one more time after his son is murdered. He teams up with young ex-gunfighter Robert Walker Jr for a... Read more

Young Buffalo Bill (1940)

5.7/10
Director: Joseph Kane
Starring: Roy Rogers, George Gabby Hayes

A thoroughly enjoyable Western bio-flick that stretches the facts but is one of Roy Rogers' best nevertheless. The cavalry sounds a call for Buffalo B... Read more

Young Guns (1988)

6.9/10
Director: Christopher Cain
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Dermot Mulroney, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Casey Siem...

The legend of William H Bonney, alias Billy the Kid, notorious back-shooter and cult western figure, gets still another shot at cinematic immortality.... Read more

Young Guns II (1990)

6.5/10
Director: Geoff Murphy
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater

The Old West's meanest, wildest and hippest-looking outlaws are back behind, and under, the gun in the hit sequel. Emilio Estevez, as Billy the Kid, r... Read more

Yuma (1970)

6.1/10
Director: Ted Post
Starring: Barry Sullivan, Clint Walker, Edgar Buchanan

A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman'... Read more

Zachariah (1970)

5.7/10
Director: George Englund
Starring: Don Johnson, John Rubinstein, Pat Quinn

Before 'Miami Vice' Don Johnson appeared in this 'electric western' that combines a standard gunfight plot with 60s psychedelia. With John Rubenstein,... Read more