Western Horror Movies

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1. The Phantom of the West (1931)

Passed | 172 min | Romance, Western

A young man's father is murdered and the man convicted of the crime escapes prison, leaving a note intimating that seven local men know the real killer's true identity. The murdered man's ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tom Tyler, William Desmond, Tom Santschi, Dorothy Gulliver

Votes: 40

2. Mystery Ranch (1932)

Passed | 56 min | Mystery, Western

An undercover ranger investigates a deranged rancher who acts as a law unto himself, finding a girl held as a prisoner until she agrees to marry the madman.

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Cecilia Parker, Charles Middleton, Charles Stevens

Votes: 60

3. Haunted Gold (1932)

Passed | 58 min | Horror, Mystery, Western

John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a ghost town which has an abandoned mine. There they contend with bad guys looking for hidden gold. They are aided by a mysterious Phantom.

Director: Mack V. Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Sheila Terry, Harry Woods

Votes: 503

4. Tombstone Canyon (1932)

62 min | Western

Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.

Director: Alan James | Stars: Ken Maynard, Cecilia Parker, Sheldon Lewis, Frank Brownlee

Votes: 125

5. Smoking Guns (1934)

62 min | Crime, Western

Accused of a murder he did not commit, Ken leaves the country. Three years later Evans finds him in the jungle. When Evans dies, Ken seeing the resemblance, assumes his identity and returns to clear his name.

Director: Alan James | Stars: Ken Maynard, Gloria Shea, Walter Miller, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 21

6. The Rawhide Terror (1934)

Approved | 52 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Twelve renegades dressed as Indians kill the parents of two brothers. The brothers who have similar birth marks then separate. Ten years later a man known as the Rawhide Terror is murdering... See full summary »

Directors: Bruce Mitchell, Jack Nelson | Stars: Art Mix, Edmund Cobb, William Desmond, William Barrymore

Votes: 109

7. The Vanishing Riders (1935)

Passed | 58 min | Western

Sheriff Bill Jones, in the line of duty, kills outlaw Joe Land and adopts his young son, Tim. They come upon a former silver boomtown, reputed to be haunted, whose only inhabitant is Hiram ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bill Cody, Bill Cody Jr., Ethel Jackson, Hal Taliaferro

Votes: 41

8. Big Calibre (1935)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

Intent on avenging his father's murder, Roy Neal and his sidekick Rusty find themselves in the border town of Gladstone where Neal is mistakenly arrested for the robbery of a mail truck. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Peggy Campbell, Forrest Taylor, John Elliott

Votes: 31

9. Riders of the Whistling Skull (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Mystery, Western

A supernatural western! The Three Mesquiteers accompany an archeological expedition to a lost Indian city of gold called Lukachuke.

Director: Mack V. Wright | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Mary Russell

Votes: 157

10. Wild Horse Phantom (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A lawman stages a prison break so a gang of imprisoned robbers will lead him to their hidden loot.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Falcon, Al St. John, Janet Warren

Votes: 88

11. The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

Directors: Edward Nassour, Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Guy Madison, Patricia Medina, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

Votes: 1,373

12. El jinete sin cabeza (1957)

91 min | Horror, Western, Mystery

The Headless Horseman is a horror film from Mexico, directed by Chano Urueta.

Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Flor Silvestre, Jaime Fernández, Pascual García Peña

Votes: 28

13. Swamp of the Lost Souls (1957)

80 min | Mystery, Western, Horror

A disappearing body leads a detective and his sidekick into an encounter with a gill man.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Gastón Santos, Rayo de Plata, Manola Saavedra, Pedro de Aguillón

Votes: 110

14. Teenage Monster (1958)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

In 1880 a young boy is exposed to the effects of a meteor and becomes an ugly killer monster, as his mother hides him in her new house and tries to stop his killing.

Director: Jacques R. Marquette | Stars: Anne Gwynne, Stuart Wade, Gloria Castillo, Chuck Courtney

Votes: 275

15. Curse of the Undead (1959)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter.

Director: Edward Dein | Stars: Eric Fleming, Michael Pate, Kathleen Crowley, John Hoyt

Votes: 661

16. The Living Coffin (1959)

72 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A cowboy and his sidekick meet a ranching family that is haunted by spirits and vampires.

Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Gastón Santos, María Duval, Pedro de Aguillón, Hortensia Santoveña

Votes: 143

17. The Ship of Monsters (1960)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror

Two extraterrestrial women are sent on a mission by the regent of Venus to search for a male of another planet.

Director: Rogelio A. González | Stars: Eulalio González, Ana Bertha Lepe, Lorena Velázquez, Consuelo Frank

Votes: 275

18. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Grave (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Old West lawman Conny Miller visits the grave of a man who he failed to track down to prove he was never afraid of him but gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Montgomery Pittman | Stars: Lee Marvin, James Best, Strother Martin, Elen Willard

Votes: 1,454

19. El Charro de las Calaveras (1965)

79 min | Horror, Western

Episodic film in which a masked hero combats a trio of classic monsters.

Director: Alfredo Salazar | Stars: Dagoberto Rodríguez, David Silva, Alicia Caro, Pascual García Peña

Votes: 139

20. El pueblo fantasma (1965)

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Western

A vampire is on the loose in an old west town.

Director: Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: Rodolfo de Anda, Fernando Luján, Julissa, Elsa Cárdenas

Votes: 23

21. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. Her fiance, outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Casey, Virginia Christine

Votes: 1,422

22. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Lupton, Narda Onyx, Cal Bolder, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 1,449

23. The Devil's Mistress (1965)

66 min | Horror, Western

In the Old West, a female vampire preys on unsuspecting cowboys.

Director: Orville Wanzer | Stars: Joan Stapleton, Robert Gregory, Wes Moreland, Douglas Warren

Votes: 30

24. Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)

Not Rated | 100 min | Horror, Western

Various factions, including a half-breed bandit, a gang of homosexual cowboys and a priest, feud over stolen gold in a surreal town.

Director: Giulio Questi | Stars: Tomas Milian, Marilù Tolo, Piero Lulli, Milo Quesada

Votes: 2,087

25. Django the Bastard (1969)

PG | 107 min | Action, Horror, Western

A mysterious stranger appears to take terrifying revenge on former Confederate officers who during the Civil War betrayed and were responsible for the massacre of their unit.

Director: Sergio Garrone | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Paolo Gozlino, Luciano Rossi, Teodoro Corrà

Votes: 841

26. Black Noon (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Western

A traveling minister and his wife are quietly menaced by a devil cult in the Old West. By the time the Good Reverend figures out what's going on it may be too late to stop the evil.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Yvette Mimieux, Ray Milland, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 200

27. South of Hell Mountain (1971)

R | 87 min | Western, Horror

After planning to just rob a gold mine, an outlaw and his two sons end up killing all of the miners. While fleeing to Canada, they stop at a small cabin in the woods where they find a woman... See full summary »

Directors: Louis Leahman, William Sachs | Stars: Anna Stuart, Sam Hall, Nicol Britton, Elsa Raven

Votes: 37

28. Enter the Devil (1972)

PG | 75 min | Horror, Thriller, Western

Somewhere in south west Texas, where a christian cult is said to have resided in the past, a deputy sheriff investigates a number of suspicious deaths.

Director: Frank Q. Dobbs | Stars: Joshua Bryant, Irene Kelly, David S. Cass Sr., John Martin

Votes: 304

29. Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973)

89 min | Western, Horror

A mutant sheep is on the move near a ranch in the American West.

Director: Fredric Hobbs | Stars: Christopher Brooks, Stuart Lancaster, E. Kerrigan Prescott, Peggy Browne

Votes: 475

30. A Knife for the Ladies (1974)

R | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A private detective travels out west to investigate the murders of several prostitutes, facing off against the reluctance of the town's grizzled sheriff, and several suspicious characters, each with something to hide.

Director: Larry G. Spangler | Stars: Jack Elam, Ruth Roman, Jeff Cooper, John Kellogg

Votes: 215

31. Inn of the Damned (1975)

R | 118 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A sheriff investigates why the guests at a local hostelry check in, but never check out.

Director: Terry Bourke | Stars: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Votes: 277

32. El caballo del diablo (1975)

88 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

El Caballo del Diablo - Federico Curiel -Jorge Rivero,Narciso Busquets-1975 Satrip.avi

Director: Federico Curiel | Stars: Jorge Rivero, Narciso Busquets, Juan Miranda, Yolanda Ochoa

Votes: 38

33. The Shadow of Chikara (1977)

PG | 114 min | Horror, Western

Two former Confederate captains set-out to recover diamonds hidden in the mountains of Arkansas but a native spirit named Chikara is said to protect the sacred mountains against intruders.

Director: Earl E. Smith | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Sondra Locke, Ted Neeley, Joy N. Houck Jr.

Votes: 288

36. Sabor a sangre (1980)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Western

Un pueblo entero oculta el secreto de un asesino que anda suelto a quien se dice el tigre. Antonio Aguilar entra al pueblo cantando sobre su caballo bailoteando para entremeterse en el asunto. Hay venganzas y canciones de sobra.

Director: Mario Hernández | Stars: Antonio Aguilar, Flor Silvestre, José Gálvez, Bruno Rey

Votes: 15

37. El extraño hijo del Sheriff (1982)

93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Set in the old west, the sheriff's wife gives birth to conjoined twins, she dies during labor and the ashamed sheriff decides to hide his children, years later he force the town doctor to ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Durán Rojas | Stars: Mario Almada, Eric del Castillo, Rosa Gloria Chagoyán, Alfredo Gutiérrez

Votes: 75

38. Eyes of Fire (1983)

R | 90 min | Horror, Western

A preacher is accused of adultery, and he and his followers are chased out of town. They become stranded in an isolated forest, which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans.

Director: Avery Crounse | Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd, Rebecca Stanley, Sally Klein

Votes: 659

39. Ghost Town (1988)

R | 85 min | Action, Horror, Western

A modern-day deputy tracks an abducted girl to a ghost town, and the spirits of the past who took her.

Directors: Richard McCarthy, Mac Ahlberg | Stars: Franc Luz, Catherine Hickland, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Penelope Windust

Votes: 1,084

40. Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Western

Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: David Carradine, Morgan Brittany, Bruce Campbell, Jim Metzler

Votes: 2,048

41. Grim Prairie Tales (1990)

R | 86 min | Horror, Western

A cynical bounty hunter and a clerk traveling through the prairie rest by the campfire telling four stories of terror to each other.

Director: Wayne Coe | Stars: James Earl Jones, Brad Dourif, Will Hare, Marc McClure

Votes: 837

42. Dust Devil (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Robert John Burke, Chelsea Field, Zakes Mokae, John Matshikiza

Votes: 4,303

43. Mad at the Moon (1992)

R | 98 min | Horror, Romance, Western

A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

Director: Martin Donovan | Stars: Lori Ashton, Hart Bochner, Pat Atkins, Eleanor Baggett

Votes: 348

44. Silent Tongue (1993)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Western

Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Talbot awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't burn her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with him.

Director: Sam Shepard | Stars: Alan Bates, Richard Harris, River Phoenix, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 1,002 | Gross: $0.06M

45. Uninvited (1993)

R | 90 min | Horror, Western

On a cold, eerie evening, on a barren, wind-swept mountainside, a leathery, evil man named Grady brings eight people to their destiny. A priest looking for the money to build a church hides... See full summary »

Director: Michael Derek Bohusz | Stars: Jack Elam, Christopher Boyer, Bari Buckner, Jerry Rector

Votes: 87

46. Ravenous (1999)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

46 Metascore

In a remote military outpost in the 19th century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies

Votes: 34,620 | Gross: $2.06M

47. Stageghost (2000)

R | 104 min | Thriller, Western

A group of people are trapped inside a stagecoach station under attack by spirits.

Director: Stephen Furst | Stars: Edward Albert, Christopher Atkins, Dana Barron, Mark Brooks

Votes: 83

48. Vampire Junction (2001)

94 min | Horror, Western

After receiving a tape from Doctor Spencer about a strange town called Sh*t City in the U.S. Southwest, journalist Alice Brown [Lina Romay] decides to travel there in order to interview him... See full synopsis »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Samantha Olsen, Lina Romay, Viktor Seastrom, Fata Morgana

Votes: 169

49. Legend of the Phantom Rider (2002)

R | 100 min | Action, Western, Fantasy

Two ancient entities reincarnated through the centuries face off time and again for an innocent soul.

Director: Alex Erkiletian | Stars: Denise Crosby, Robert McRay, Stefan Gierasch, Zen Gesner

Votes: 191