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1. The Hateful Eight (2015)

R | 168 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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68 Metascore

In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins

Votes: 459,851 | Gross: $54.12M

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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97 Metascore

A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 268,638 | Gross: $198.68M

3. Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Western

8.3
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The Civil War is past, but former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon can't put it behind him. Fresh are the memories of the death of his wife, killed at the hands of the Union soldiers, an act that sets him on a course of revenge.

Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy, Phil Burke

Votes: 45,213

4. Copper (2012–2013)

TV-MA | 42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith, Ato Essandoh

Votes: 9,940

5. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.6
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The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 2,279

6. Goin' South (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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52 Metascore

Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi

Votes: 5,800

7. Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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A former outlaw is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.

Stars: Rob Wiethoff, Josh Blaylock, Sophia Marzocchi, Spider Madison

Votes: 20,729

8. The Long Riders (1980)

R | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Western

7.0
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64 Metascore

The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Dennis Quaid, Keith Carradine

Votes: 9,060 | Gross: $23.00M

9. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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65 Metascore

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 8,779 | Gross: $14.00M

10. Justice (II) (2017)

R | 92 min | Western

4.0
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A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.

Director: Richard Gabai | Stars: Stephen Lang, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Jackson Rathbone, Ellen Hollman

Votes: 761

11. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

7.6
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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 647

12. Sommersby (1993)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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A farmer returns home from the Civil War, but his wife begins to suspect that the man is an impostor.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Lanny Flaherty, Wendell Wellman

Votes: 18,188 | Gross: $50.08M

13. Queen (1993)

282 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis

Votes: 1,289

14. The American West (2016– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, History, Western

7.3
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This series will provide unprecedented access to the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Lee Gardner, Bert Thomas Morris, David H. Stevens, Will Strongheart

Votes: 1,085

15. San Antonio (1945)

Passed | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.

Directors: David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,271

16. Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)

273 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South.

Stars: Philip Casnoff, Kyle Chandler, Cathy Lee Crosby, Lesley-Anne Down

Votes: 1,988

17. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)

42 min | Western

7.4
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The series revolved around the life and times of Newt Call as he set out to make his way in the world. Newt participated in some of the major events of the Western era while encountering ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Paul Le Mat

Votes: 521

18. Texas Rangers (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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29 Metascore

A ragtag group of youngsters band together after the American Civil War to form the Texas Rangers, a group charged with the dangerous, ruthless duty of cleaning up the West.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 5,294 | Gross: $0.62M

19. The Bostonians (1984)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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59 Metascore

A Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer contend for the heart and mind of a beautiful and bright girl unsure of her future.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy, Madeleine Potter

Votes: 1,660 | Gross: $1.01M

20. Dallas (1950)

Approved | 94 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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A former Confederate officer hunting for an outlaw who wronged him finds him in Dallas, but now as a wealthy, respectable citizen.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,115

21. Keoma (1976)

R | 105 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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A half-breed ex-Union gunfighter attempts to protect his plague-ridden hometown from being overridden by his racist half-brothers and a Confederate tyrant.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Franco Nero, William Berger, Olga Karlatos, Orso Maria Guerrini

Votes: 4,613

22. Three Violent People (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.3
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When Confederate officer Colt Saunders returns to his Texas ranch after the war he finds his lands wanted by carpetbaggers and by corrupt provisional government commissioners Harrison and Cable.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon

Votes: 1,120

23. Rio Conchos (1964)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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A former Confederate officer and a Mexican try to prevent a former Confederate colonel from selling stolen rifles to renegade Apaches in Mexico.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Franciosa, Wende Wagner

Votes: 1,525

24. The Cruel Ones (1967)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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An ex-Confederate and his sons plan to use stolen money as a way to revive the Confederacy.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Norma Bengell, Julián Mateos, Gino Pernice

Votes: 1,059

25. The Man from Colorado (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.6
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At the end of the Civil War, two friends return home to Colorado and one of them has changed and is violent and erratic.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

Votes: 1,326

26. Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)

Not Rated | 92 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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In New Mexico, a Confederate veteran returns home to find his fiancée married to a Union soldier, his Yankee neighbors rallied against him and his property sold by the local banker who then hires a gunman to kill him.

Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Yul Brynner, Janice Rule, George Segal, Alfred Ryder

Votes: 1,576

27. Django the Bastard (1969)

PG | 107 min | Action, Horror, Western

6.2
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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: 855

28. Backlash (1956)

Not Rated | 84 min | Mystery, Romance, Western

6.6
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

Votes: 1,245

29. The Little Colonel (1935)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge

Votes: 1,253

30. Buffalo Soldiers (1997 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama, History, Western

6.2
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Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Lamont Bentley, Tom Bower, Timothy Busfield, Gabriel Casseus

Votes: 674

31. Rage at Dawn (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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A special agent from Chicago is sent out west to bring in the notorious Reno brothers.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker, Mala Powers, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 898

32. A House Divided (2000 TV Movie)

R | 101 min | Drama

6.7
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In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the ... See full summary »

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Sam Waterston, Jennifer Beals, LisaGay Hamilton, Tim Daly

Votes: 222

33. Requiescant (1967)

Not Rated | 92 min | Western

6.5
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The adopted son of a preacher comes upon a village that is under the thumb of a deranged ex-Confederate officer, who is - among other things - stealing land from the locals with phony land grants.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Lou Castel, Mark Damon, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Barbara Frey

Votes: 638

34. White Sun of the Desert (1970)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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At the end of the Russian Civil War, Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov is ordered to guard the harem of a Caspian Sea guerrilla leader.

Director: Vladimir Motyl | Stars: Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Pavel Luspekayev, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze

Votes: 6,059

35. Texas (1941)

Passed | 93 min | Western

6.7
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Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft

Votes: 1,037

36. Salome, Where She Danced (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

5.7
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A Viennese ballerina is forced to flee to Arizona during the Franco-Prussian War, where she proceeds to vamp numerous men in order to get what she wants.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak

Votes: 206

37. Deep in the Heart of Texas (1942)

Approved | 62 min | Music, Western

5.9
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Jim Mallory returns from the Civil War to Texas to find his father, Colonel Mallory, leading a band of land grabbers and carpet-baggers during the Reconstruction Era. He learns of this from... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 50

38. Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.5
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After the Civil War, ex-Confederate officer returns home where he gets embroiled in local feuds involving an unscrupulous strongman and his hired henchmen.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Evelyn Stewart, Pierre Cressoy, Giuseppe Addobbati

Votes: 859

39. The Man Who Came Back (2008)

R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.0
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A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.

Director: Glen Pitre | Stars: Eric Braeden, Billy Zane, Carol Alt, James Patrick Stuart

Votes: 788

40. The Wild Country (1970)

G | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A family leaves city life to take possession of a Wyoming ranch.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Steve Forrest, Vera Miles, Ron Howard, Clint Howard

Votes: 227

41. The Andersonville Trial (1970 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.

Director: George C. Scott | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, William Shatner, Jack Cassidy, Wright King

Votes: 396

42. The Tramplers (1965)

105 min | Western

6.0
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Civil War soldier returns home to his father who can't accept the loss of the Confederates. Serious conflicts arouse which split the family.

Directors: Albert Band, Mario Sequi | Stars: Gordon Scott, Joseph Cotten, Muriel Franklin, James Mitchum

Votes: 155

43. Gunfight in Abilene (1967)

Approved | 86 min | Western

5.6
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Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his ... See full summary »

Director: William Hale | Stars: Bobby Darin, Emily Banks, Leslie Nielsen, Donnelly Rhodes

Votes: 319

44. This Savage Land (1969 TV Movie)

G | 97 min | Western

6.1
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Ohio widower Ben Pride moves to Kansas with his parents and children shortly after the Civil War. When they arrive in Lawrence they are harassed by Confederate marauders.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Glenn Corbett, Kathryn Hays, Andrew Prine

Votes: 81

45. Another Part of the Forest (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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This 'prequel' to The Little Foxes tells how the ruthless members of the old-South Hubbard family got that way.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Edmond O'Brien, Ann Blyth

Votes: 383

46. Count Three and Pray (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward, Philip Carey, Raymond Burr

Votes: 332

47. Wildside (1985)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Five weapons specialists/cowboys fight crime in the town of Wildside, CA.

Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., William Smith, J. Eddie Peck, John D'Aquino

Votes: 54

48. Best of the Badmen (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Western

6.0
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The outlaws of the Clanton and Younger gangs are the heroes of this fictionalized biography.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

Votes: 487

49. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 51

50. To the Last Man (1933)

74 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Randolph Scott, Esther Ralston, Jack La Rue, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 425



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