Western

A Fistful Of Dynamite
1971 07 Jul 1972 PG 138 min WarWestern
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An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.
AWARDS
1 win.
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Sergio Leone (story), Sergio Donati (story), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay), Sergio Donati (screenplay), Sergio Leone (screenplay), Roberto De Leonardis (dialogue adaptation), Carlo Tritto (dialogue adaptation)
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Blazing Saddles
1974 07 Feb 1974 R 93 min ComedyWestern
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The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman), a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor (Mel Brooks). Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople.
AWARDS
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
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Mel Brooks (screenplay), Norman Steinberg (screenplay), Andrew Bergman (screenplay), Richard Pryor (screenplay), Alan Uger (screenplay), Andrew Bergman (story)
Django Unchained
2012 25 Dec 2012 R 165 min DramaWestern
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Former dentist, Dr. King Schultz, buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of Django's wife who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner.
AWARDS
Won 2 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 137 nominations.
WRITER
Quentin Tarantino
For a Few Dollars More
1965 10 May 1967 APPROVED 132 min Western
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.
AWARDS
N/A
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Sergio Leone (scenario), Fulvio Morsella (scenario), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay), Sergio Leone (screenplay), Luciano Vincenzoni (dialogue: English version)
Guns of the Magnificent Seven
1969 29 Apr 1969 G 105 min Western
A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison.
AWARDS
N/A
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WRITER
Herman Hoffman
One-Eyed Jacks
1961 30 Mar 1961 NOT RATED 141 min Western
After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.
AWARDS
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
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WRITER
Guy Trosper (screenplay), Calder Willingham (screenplay), Charles Neider (novel)
Return of the Seven
1966 19 Oct 1966 UNRATED 95 min Western
Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets Vin another member of The Seven. They find four other men and they go to help Chico.
AWARDS
N/A
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Larry Cohen
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1966 29 Dec 1967 NOT RATED 161 min Western
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A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
AWARDS
1 win & 1 nomination.
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Luciano Vincenzoni (story), Sergio Leone (story), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay), Sergio Leone (screenplay), Mickey Knox (English version by)
The Magnificent Seven
1960 23 Oct 1960 NOT RATED 128 min ActionAdventureWestern
An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
AWARDS
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
DIRECTOR
WRITER
William Roberts (screenplay)
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
1972 01 Aug 1972 PG 100 min Western
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.
AWARDS
N/A
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Arthur Rowe
The Proposition
2005 09 Jun 2006 R 104 min DramaCrimeWestern
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A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
AWARDS
13 wins & 26 nominations.
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Nick Cave (screenplay)