Some subgenres exist within the genre including epic westerns, comedy westerns, signing cowboys westerns, neo-westerns and of course spaghetti westerns. AFI has recognized many great movies within the genre such as Cat Ballou, Stagecoach, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Wild Bunch, Red River and Shane. To hear about other great Western films, please watch the video above.
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The Best Westerns Of All Time
July 12, 2021 - 02:30 am / Wayne Orr
According to the American Film Institute, if you want your movie to be classified as a Western, it must be "set in the American West" and embody "the spirit, the struggle, and the demise of the new frontier." Let's look at some examples: