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Dances with wolves

by:Costner, Kevin

Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor.

Editions:253  Date:1961 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Western films, Western films, History

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The searchers

by:Ford, John, 1894-1973

A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness.

Editions:205  Date:1956 - 2015  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Western films, Western films, Feature films, Film adaptations, Drama

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Unforgiven

by:Eastwood, Clint, 1930-

Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.

Editions:213  Date:1992 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R for language, violence and a scene of sexuality.  Genre(s):Western films, Western films, Drama, Feature films, Western films

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Stagecoach

by:Ford, John, 1894-1973

A group of passengers with nothing in common is stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians. On the National Film Registry. Special features include a documentary, featurette, and more.

Editions:190  Date:1639 - 9139  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Western films, Western films, Drama, Western films

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The good, the bad and the ugly

by:Leone, Sergio, 1929-1989

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other.

Editions:228  Date:1964 - 2019  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):History, Drama, Spaghetti Westerns, Spaghetti Westerns, Western films

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The daybreakers

by:L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988

Orrin and Tyrel Sackett are forced to leave their home in the Tennessee mountains when Tyrel shoots Long Higgins, after he accidentally shoots Orrin's bride-to-be. Higgins is the last of a family with which the Sacketts have been feuding. To keep from getting into a situation with the local sheriff, a distant cousin of the Sacketts, the two strike out for the western lands. With Cap Roundtree and Tom Sunday, the brothers settle in the town of Mora, New Mexico, and sent for the rest of the family. Orrin marries Laura Pritts, whose father, Jonathan Pritts, comes West with the idea of taking land from the Spanish who own most of the big grants. When his attempt to do so by political means fails, he tries force. Tyrel has married Drusilla Alverado, the daughter of a powerful, Spanish land owner. Orrin must choose which side he's on, his father-in-law's or his own clan. For his part, Tyrel is faced with a dilemma when his friend, Tom Sunday, turns bad and begins gunning for him. Time period: 1870-1872.

Editions:87  Date:1960 - 2011  Genre(s):Western stories, Western fiction, Western fiction, Western films, Western television programs

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High noon

by:Zinnemann, Fred, 1907-1997

A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence.

Editions:283  Date:1950 - 2020  Rating:Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Western films, Western films, Feature films, Drama, Western films

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Brokeback Mountain

by:Lee, Ang, 1954-

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start.

Editions:166  Date:1984 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, nudity, language and some violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Western films, Romantic plays

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The wild bunch

by:Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984

Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train.

Editions:161  Date:1969 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Western films, Western films, Western films

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The Magnificent Seven

by:Sturges, John, 1910-1992

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village.

Editions:182  Date:1960 - 2015  Rating:Not rated by MPAA.  Genre(s):Feature films, Western films, Western films, Drama, Western films

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