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Selected  Favorite  Western  Movies
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Western Heritage Awards - second version of the Bronze  Wrangler Award       The Oscar-Winning Western Movies Page kept showing up as the most-popular page on my five online bookstore websites, so I decided to add more data for visitors to enjoy (and more choices for purchase via Amazon). The Western Heritage Awards were begun in 1961, given out each year since by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum [est. 1955] of Oklahoma City. A certain amount of work gleaning results from IMDb made a nice list of films to add here or to have the little statue icon added to an existing entry. Only five movies were already coded on the Oscar-Winning Western Movies Page, and then many more were coded on this page, which covers Western movies & television since 1960.

"The Misfits" [1961]
Directed by John Huston; written by Arthur Miller [1915-2005]; starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe,
Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter & Eli Wallach;
videos/DVDscredits from IMDb

★           ★

"One-Eyed Jacks" [Paramount March 1961]
One-Eyed Jacks movie poster directed by & starring Marlon Brando  "wonderfully amazing, cool as can be"; begun as a film about Billy The Kid, the script changed into a tale of betrayal and revenge between two unapologetic Western-era crooks.
Directed by & starring Marlon Brando; co-starring Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Pina Pellicer, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Larry Duran & Sam Gilman
Madacy color DVD [8/98] for $7.98
Paramount color VHS [5/91] for $9.95
Madacy color VHS [4/98] for $4.95
full credits from IMDb
loosely based on "The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones" [Harper 1956]
by Charles Neider

Univ NV Press 9x6.3 pb [4/93] out of print/used
Brando Rides Alone book by Barry Gifford  
"Brando Rides Alone: A Reconsideration of The Film One-Eyed Jacks" [2004]
by Barry Gifford

a witty history and critique of the only movie that Marlon Brando directed
North Atlantic Books 7x5 pb [1/2004] for $10.95
★           ★

"Ride The High Country" [M.G.M. June 1962]
Ride The High Country movie directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring Joel McCrea & Randolph Scott  An aging ex-lawman is hired to guard a shipment of gold; his old friend (Scott, in his final feature role) agrees to help, but intends to take the gold for himself. They meet a young woman on the trail who is running away from her mean rancher father and her fiance & his psycho brothers. Directed by Sam Peckinpah; starring Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley, Edgar Buchanan, Warren Oates & L.Q. Jones; listed in US National Film Registry 1992
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD [1/2006] for $14.99
Warner color VHS [3/91] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDb
★           ★

"Lemonade Joe: A Horse Opera"
[Czechoslovakia Oct 1964]
Lemonade Joe silent Western movie parody directed by Oldrich Lipsky  USA poster for 'Lemonade Joe' silent Western movie parody  I remember this this total sendup of the old cowboy silents as being a silent film, perhaps because it was filmed in Czech, with subtitles. The hero, a teetotaling salesman for KolaLoca, wears spotless white even after climbing down a chimney, the bad guys wear black – all the cliches. A hilarious spoof, finally available on VHS & DVD.
Co-written & directed by Oldrich Lipsky
Facets Video b&w DVD [4/2006] for $13.99
Facets Video b&w VHS [3/2002] out of prodn/scarce
11"x17" USA poster from Amazon for $9.98
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

★           ★           ★           ★

"A Fistful of Dollars"  [1964]

"For A Few Dollars More"  [1965]

"The Good, The Bad and The Ugly"  [1966]
http://www.amazon.com/Good-Bad-Ugly-Blu-ray/dp/B001U6YI92/

Man With No Name Trilogy on Blu-ray  
"The Man With No Name Trilogy" [2010]
M.G.M. Home Video widescreen color Blu-ray [6/2010] 3 disks for $54.99
M.G.M. Home Video widescreen color DVD [10/99] 3 disks for $15.99
contains the three feature films above; extras unknown
★           ★           ★           ★

"The Man From Button Willow" animated Western feature
[United Screen Arts Feb 1965]
'The Man From Button Willow' animated Western feature  A California rancher is also a secret Federal agent; when a U.S. Senator disappears, he tracks the missing man to an evil land baron who is forcing farmers to sell out to him so that he can raise the price and sell to the approaching Transcontinental Railroad; includes lots of cartoon animals and seven original songs. • Written & directed by David Detiege; featuring the voices of Dale Robertson, Edgar Buchanan, Barbara Jean Wong, Herschel Bernardi, Ross Martin, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash, Buck Buchanan, Verna Felton, Cliff Edwards & Thurl Ravenscroft
East West Ent. color DVD [undated] out of prodn/used
East West Ent. color DVD [undated] out of prodn/used
Allumination Filmworks color VHS [1/90] for $22.57
full credits at IMDb

★           ★

"Ranch of The Ruthless" [Italy March 1965]
"Ranch of The Ruthless" / "The Man From Oklahoma" Western movie  Nicely-done Italian-language Western, with similarities to 'Rio Bravo'; also known as "Oklahoma John", recent DVD release as "The Man From Oklahoma". The new sheriff stands up to the nasty rancher and his violent coward son. • Directed by Jaime Jesús Balcázar & Roberto Bianchi Montero; co-written by Alfonso Balcázar; starring Anton Geesink/Rick Horn, José Calvo, Sabine Bethmann, Giuseppe Addobbati, Tom Felleghy, Karl-Otto Alberty, George Herzig, Maria De Nieva & Antonio Almorós
Dorado Films color DVD [10/2009] for $17.99
credits at IMDb
★           ★

"The Rounders" [M.G.M. March 1965]
The Rounders 1965 feature film starring Glenn Ford & Henry Fonda  Two aging Arizona bronco busters spent the winter corraling steers; usually they blow their winter pay in one night, but this year they have a plan: to take an ornery, unbreakable roan to the Sedona Rodeo and bet their bankroll that no cowboy can ride him. Adapted & directed by Burt Kennedy; based on the 1960 novel by Max Evans; starring Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Sue Ane Langdon, Hope Holiday, Chill Wills, Edgar Buchanan, Kathleen Freeman, Joan Freeman, Denver Pyle, Barton MacLane, Doodles Weaver, Allegra Varron, Peter Fonda, Warren Oates & Casey Tibbs
Warner Bros. Archive Collxn widescreen color DVD [1/2010] for $24.49
M.G.M./Warner color VHS [5/94] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
1960 novel by Max Evans
Univ NM Press 50th Anniv Edition 9x6 pb [6/2010] for $13.22

★           ★

"Nevada Smith" [Embassy June 1966]
Nevada Smith movie directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Steve McQueen  Directed by Henry Hathaway; starring Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Arthur Kennedy & Paul Fix
Paramount color VHS [5/90] for $9.95
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" insert poster available at AllPosters [dot] com
based on characters from the 1962 novel
"The Carpetbaggers" by Harold Robbins
Pocket pb [7/97] out of print/used

★           ★

"Will Penny" [U.K. Dec 1967, USA April 1968] starring Charlton Heston
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1969

★           ★

Corbucci's "Great Silence" spaghetti Western [Europe Nov 1968, USA video 2004] /tt0063032/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Silence

★           ★

"Once Upon A Time In The West" [Italy Dec 1968, USA May 1969]
videos/DVDscredits from IMDb
listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (10/2005)

★           ★           ★           ★

"Sabata"  [1969] /tt0064916/

"Adios Sabata" aka 'Indio Black'  [1971] /tt0066745/

"Return of Sabata" aka "È tornato Sabata"  [1971] /tt0067672/

Sabata Trilogy spaghetti Westerns DVD box set  "The Sabata Trilogy" DVD Box Set [2005]
M.G.M. Home Video color DVD set [10/2005] 3 disks for $23.99
contains 3 feature films: "Sabata" [Italy 1969] co-written & directed by Gianfranco
Parolini, starring Lee Van Cleef; "Adios Sabata" [Italy 1971] co-written & directed
by Gianfranco Parolini, starring Yul Brynner; and "Return of Sabata" [Italy 1971]
co-written & directed by Gianfranco Parolini, starring Lee Van Cleef

Sabata Trilogy entry at Wikipedia
★           ★           ★           ★

"Monte Walsh"
 Monte Walsh movie directed by William A. Fraker, starring Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau & Jack Palance  1970 feature film [Cinema Center Oct 1970]
"Monte Walsh is haunting and lyrical; a slow, realistic, and melancholy
poem on celluloid." per Stephen T. McCarthy of Arizona

Directed by William A. Fraker; starring Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau,
Jack Palance, Mitch Ryan, Jim Davis & G.D. Spradlin
Fox color VHS [2/93] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
  Monte Walsh 2003 TV movie directed by Simon Wincer, starring Tom Selleck  TNT TV movie [air date 17 Jan 2003]
Directed by Simon Wincer; starring Tom Selleck, Joanna Miles, Keith
Carradine, George Eads, Robert Carradine, William Devane & Isabella
Rossellini; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2004
Warner widescreen DVD [7/2003] for $21.49
Warner color VHS [7/2003] for $50.97
Warner VHS w/Spanish subtitles [7/2003] for $50.97
full credits from IMDbT.N.T. official webpage
 Monte Walsh novel by Jack Schaefer  
based on the 1963 novel by Jack Schaefer
Univ NE Press 8x5¼ pb [1/2002] for $11.17
Buccaneer hardcover [1/63] out of print/used
★           ★

"Dirty Dingus Magee" [M.G.M. Nov 1970]
Dirty Dingus Magee 1970 movie by Burt Kennedy, starring Frank Sinatra  Western parody; stagecoach robber Dingus Magee robs his old pal Hoke, who stops off at the town of Yerkie's Hole and is appointed sheriff by the lady mayor, who is also madam of the bordello. Her plan is to stir up the local (peaceful) Indians, so that the U.S. Army cavalry outpost does not move away, taking with it the town's economy. Co-produced & directed by Burt Kennedy; based on the novel by David Markson; starring Frank Sinatra, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, Lois Nettleton, Jack Elam, Michele Carey & John Dehner • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
M.G.M./Warner color VHS [9/98] out of prodn/used
Double Feature soundtrack CD - with "The Dirty Dozen" [1967]
Chapter III Records soundtrack CD [7/2000] 26 tracks - out of prodn/used

Ballad of Dingus Magee novel by David Markson  "The Ballad of Dingus Magee: Being The Immortal True Saga of The Most Notorious and Desperate Bad Man of The Olden Days" [1965]
by David Markson

Counterpoint bargain price mass pb [5/2008] for $5.58
Counterpoint mass pb [5/2008] for $12.55
Dell mass pb [1965] out of print/used
Bobbs-Merrill 8x5¾ hardcover [1965] out of print/used
★           ★

"Wild Rovers" [1971]
the only Western directed by Blake Edwards; starring William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden

★           ★

"Jeremiah Johnson" [Warner Bros. Dec 1972]

  



Jeremiah Johnson movie directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Robert Redford  Jeremiah Johnson movie poster   Story takes place in Montana, filmed in Utah; directed by Sydney Pollack; script by John Milius & Edward Anhalt from two books (below); starring Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton, Joaquín Martínez, Allyn Ann McLerie & Stefan Gierasch; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1972
Warner widescreen color DVD [9/98] out of prodn/many used
Warner color VHS [6/2001] out of prodn/many used
Warner widescreen color VHS [6/2001] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" white poster (at left) from Amazon for $9.99
11"x17" color poster from Amazon for $9.99
  Mountain Man novel about 'Liver-Eating Johnson' by Vardis Fisher  Crow Killer novel about 'Liver-Eating Johnson' by Raymond W. Thorp & Robert Manson Bunker  "Mountain Man: A Novel of Male & Female In The Early American West" [1967] by Vardis Fisher
Univ Idaho Press pb [12/2000] for $9.95
Amereon hardcover [10/80] for $30.95
"Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson" [1969]
by Raymond W. Thorp & Robert Manson Bunker

Indiana Univ Press 8x5¼ pb [9/83] for $10.36
Indiana Univ Press hardcover [10/69] for $29.95
★           ★

"Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid"
[M.G.M. May 1973]
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid movie directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring James Coburn & Kris Kristofferson  The new sheriff is ordered to capture a former pardner, who is now the outlaw Billy the Kid. • Directed by Sam Peckinpah; starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson {as Billy}, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado, Chill Wills, Barry Sullivan, Jason Robards, Bob Dylan, R.G. Armstrong, Rita Coolidge, Jack Elam, Paul Fix, L.Q. Jones, Slim Pickens & Harry Dean Stanton
Warner widescreen restored 237-min. version color DVD [1/2006] 2 disks for $14.99
Warner color VHS [10/89] out of prodn/used
Sony soundtrack CD [7/73] for $9.98
full credits from IMDb
Authentic Life of Billy the Kid book by Pat Garrett & Ash Upton  
"The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid" [1882]
by Pat F. Garrett & Ash Upton

Univ OK Press pb [8/85] for $10.47
Univ OK Press 9½x6½ hardcover [10/89] for $20.97

Billy The Kid Page at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

★           ★

"Bite The Bullet" [Columbia Pictures June 1975]
  




Bite The Bullet Western horse-race movie  Turn-of-the-century horse race pitting cowboys, a gambler, a prostitute, an Englishman, a Mexican, and a motorcycle against each other across 700 miles of Western desert for a $2,000 prize. • Produced, written & directed by Richard Brooks; original music by Alex North; starring Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent, Dabney Coleman & Sally Kirkland; Oscar noms for Best Original Music & Best Sound, won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1976
Screen Archives Ent. limited edition color Blu-ray [undated] out of prodn/used
Sony Pictures Home Ent. color DVD [4/2002] for $6.84
Prometheus CD Club soundtrack CD [2002] 27 tracks - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

★           ★

"The Outlaw Josey Wales" [1976]
listed at National Film Registry 1996

★           ★

"The Missouri Breaks" [Devon/Persky-Bright May 1976]
The Missouri Breaks movie directed by Arthur Penn, starring Marlon Brando & Jack Nicholson  Directed by Arthur Penn; starring Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid,
Kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton & John McLiam
M.G.M. widescreen color DVD [11/2005] for $8.49
MGM/UA widescreen VHS [7/2001] out of stock/used
MGM/UA color VHS [7/2002] out of stock/used
RykoDisc import soundtrack CD [11/99] for $38.99
full credits from IMDb

"The Missouri Breaks: An Original Screenplay" [1976]
by Thomas McGuane
Ballantine pb [1976] out of print/used

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill & The Indians, or Sitting
Bull's History Lesson"
[De Laurentiis June 1976]
uffalo  Directed by Robert Altman [1925-2006]; based on the stage play by Arthur L. Kopit; starring Paul Newman {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}, Joel Grey, Geraldine Chaplin, Frank Kaquitts, Will Sampson, Frank Kaquitts, Pat McCormick, Shelley Duvall, Noelle Rogers & Burt Lancaster
MGM/UA widescreen DVD [5/2001] for $17.98
MGM/UA color VHS [5/2000] for $14.95
full credits from IMDb
Bantam movie tie-in pb [1976] out of print/used
Based on the 1969 stage play "Indians: A Play" by Arthur L. Kopit
Bantam movie tie-in pb [1976] out of print/used

★           ★

"Tom Horn" [1980] starring Steve McQueen

★           ★

"Bronco Billy" [1980]
Directed by & starring Clint Eastwood
DVDcredits from IMDb

★           ★

"Heaven's Gate" [Partisan/United Artists Nov 1980]
Heaven's Gate movie poster written & directed by Michael Cimino, starring Kris Kristofferson  Based on a real range war in Wyoming; a sheriff tries to prevent bloodshed between cattle barons and immigrant sodbusters, while vying with a ruthless hired gun for the lovely owner of a bordello. Written & directed by Michael Cimino; cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond; starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, Isabelle Huppert, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Bridges, Ronnie Hawkins, Paul Koslo, Geoffrey Lewis, Richard Masur, Rosie Vela, Mary Catherine Wright, Terry O'Quinn, Mickey Rourke & Willem Dafoe
Criterion Collection widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2012] for $34.86
Criterion Collection widescreen color DVD [11/2012] 2 disks for $20.99
M.G.M. widescreen color DVD [2/2002] for $25.00
M.G.M. widescreen color VHS [9/96] 2 tapes for $14.99
M.G.M. color VHS [7/96] 2 tapes for $3.95 {sic}
full credits from IMDb
Final Cut / Heaven's Gate book by Steven Bach  
"Final Cut: Dreams & Disaster In The Making of Heaven's Gate,
The Film That Sank United Artists" [1985] by Steven Bach

WmMorrow 9¼x6 pb [1/94] out of print/used
Plume mass pb [6/86] out of print/used
WmMorrow hardcover [6/85] out of print/used
★           ★

Larry McMurtry's 'Lonesome Dove' Saga [1985-2008]

"Lonesome Dove" TV mini-series [Motown/RHI Feb 1989]
"Return To Lonesome Dove" TV mini-series [RHI Nov 1993]
"Streets of Laredo" TV mini-series [DePasse/RHI Nov 1995]
each won a Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award, 1990-96

★           ★

"Across Five Aprils" family TV movie [1991]
filmed in Missouri & Arkansas; released in Canada under the title "Civil War Diary"; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award

"Conagher" TV movie [July 1991]
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1992

Willa Cather's "O Pioneers!" TV movie [Feb 1992] /tt0105038/
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1993

Willa Cather [1873-1947] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

"Riders of The Purple Sage" TV movie [Jan 1996] /tt0117476/
starring Ed Harris & Amy Madigan; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1997

"Last Stand At Saber River" TV movie [Jan 1997] /tt0119501/
starring Tom Selleck; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1998

"Two For Texas" TV movie [Jan 1998]
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 1999

"Purgatory" fantasy Western TV movie [Jan 1999]
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2000

"You Know My Name" TV movie [T.N.T. Aug 1999]
Bill Tilghman biopic starring Sam Elliott; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2000

"The Virginian" TV movie [Jan 2000]
directed by & starring Bill Pullman; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2001

"Crossfire Trail" TV movie [Jan 2001]
starring Tom Selleck & Virginia madsen; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2002

"King of Texas" TV movie [June 2002]
adaptation of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' starring Patrick Stewart; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2003

★           ★

"Open Range" [Tig/Touchstone Aug 2003]
  




Open Range movie poster directed by & starring Kevin Costner  Directed by & starring Kevin Costner; screenplay by Craig Storper, based on Lauran Paine's novel "Open Range Men"; co-starring Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon & Diego Luna
Buena Vista color VHS [1/2004] for $20.99
Buena Vista VHS dubbed in Spanish [1/2004] for $24.99
Buena Vista widescreen DVD [1/2004] for $20.99
Hollywood Rcds soundtrack CD [8/2003] for $14.99
full credits from IMDb
"Open Range" posters at AllPosters [dot] com
 Open Range novel by Lauran Paine  
based on the 1990 novel by Lauran Paine
Dorchester movie tie-in pb [9/2003] for $5.99
Blackstone audio [8/2003] for $39.95
Blackstone audio CD [8/2003] for $24.95
★           ★

"Burying The Past: Legacy of The Mountain Meadows Massacre"
video on demand
  [indep Feb 2004]
Burying The Past by Brian F. Patrick  Produced, written & directed by Brian F. Patrick
Patrick Film Prodns color DVD [4/2009] for $25.00 via producer
full credits from IMDbofficial movie website
★           ★

"Deadwood" [H.B.O. March 2004 - Aug 2006]
Deadwood TV series 2004-2006 poster  36 one-hour episodes set in the lawless & corrupt frontier town of Deadwood, Dakota Territory beginning just weeks after the Sioux massacre of George Custer's troops at Little Big Horn (1876). The series used its late-night cable venue to advantage, with very adult themes (sexual & political) and constant profanity. Former sheriff Seth Bullock and gunfighter Bill Hickok find themselves lined up against saloon-owner Al Swearengen, with changing relationships among the townsfolk as law & order and then outside business & political interests affect the town's rapid growth. Co-produced & co-written by David Milch; starring Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, John Hawkes, Brad Dourif, Dayton Callie, William Sanderson, Robin Weigert, Jim Beaver, Jeffrey Jones, Gerald McRaney, Keith Carradine, Leon Rippy, Anna Gunn, W. Earl Brown, Paula Malcomson, Sean Bridgers, Bree Seanna Wall, Kim Dickens, Powers Boothe, Titus Welliver, Peter Jason, Larry Cedar & Geri Jewell; won D.G.A. Award, 8 Emmy Awards (of 28 noms), 2 W.G.A. noms
Complete Series on Blu-ray: H.B.O. widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2010] 13 disks for $119.99
Complete Series on DVD: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [12/2008] 19 disks for $87.99
First Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [2/2005] 6 disks for $54.99
Second Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [5/2006] 6 disks for $54.99
Third Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [6/2007] 6 disks for $54.99
Complete Seasons: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [6/2007] 18 disks for $159.99
series credits from IMDbH.B.O. official siteseries entry at Wikipedia
Reading Deadwood book edited by David Lavery  
"Reading Deadwood: A Western To Swear By" [2006]
Edited by David Lavery

I.B. Tauris 8½x6 pb [9/2006] for $13.57

"Deadwood: Music From The H.B.O. Original Series" [2005]
Lost Highway Records soundtrack CD [2/2005] 23 tracks for $9.97

Deadwood novel by Pete Dexter  "Deadwood: A Novel" [1986] by Pete Dexter
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [7/2005] for $10.17
Penguin 7½x5 pb [8/89] out of print/used
Random House hardcover [3/86] out of print/many used

"Deadwood: Stories of The Black Hills" [2006] by David Milch
Bloomsbury USA 9x8 hardcover [10/2006] for $19.77

★           ★

"The Trail To Hope Rose" TV movie [July 2004]
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2005

"Into The West" TV anthology mini-series
[DreamWorks/T.N.T. June 2005] /tt0409572/
Exec-produced by Steven Spielberg; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2006

"Broken Trail" 2-part TV movie [June 2006] /tt0482857/
Directed by Walter Hill, starring Robert Duvall; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2007

"Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee" TV movie [May 2007] /tt0821638/
based on Dee Brown's book; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award

★           ★

"3:10 To Yuma" color remake  [LionsGate Sept 2007]
   3:10 To Yuma 2007 color remake directed by James Mangold, starring Christian Bale & Russell Crowe  A hardscrabble rancher, eager for the offered fee, agrees to take charge of a captured killer and deliver him to the railhead. • Directed by James Mangold; starring Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Kevin Durand, Peter Fonda, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman & Gretchen Mol; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2008
LionsGate widescreen color DVD [1/2008] for $16.99
LionsGate color DVD [1/2008] for $16.99
full credits from IMDb
based on "Three-Ten To Yuma and Other Stories" [1952-56]
by Elmore Leonard [1925-2013]

HarperTorch mass pb [11/2007] for $5.99

★           ★

"Appaloosa" [New Line Sept 2008]
  




Appaloosa feature film  The town of Appaloosa in New Mexico Territory has fallen under the rule of a ruthless rancher, who shoots the town marshal and two deputies in cold blood. The town merchants hire a new marshal and his sidekick to rid them of their oppressor. Complications begin with the arrival of a mysterious widow who takes a job playing piano at the town's hotel. • Co-written & directed by and starring Ed Harris; co-produced, co-written by & co-starring Robert Knott; also starring Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Lance Henriksen, James Gammon, Timothy Spall & Rex Linn; filming locations included Abiquiu, Rio Chama, Diablo Canyon, Galisteo Basin & Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2009
New Line Home Video widescreen color Blu-ray [1/2009] 2 disks for $14.99
New Line Home Video widescreen color DVD [1/2009] for $17.99
Lakeshore Records soundtrack CD [10/2008] 25 tracks for $14.99
27"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99
latest credits from IMDbofficial movie site

 Appaloosa novel by Robert B. Parker  "Appaloosa: A Novel" [2005] by Robert B. Parker
"A stunning Western ... one of Parker's finest." — Publishers Weekly
Berkley mass pb [6/2006] for $7.99
Putnam 9¼x6½ hardcover [6/2005] for $16.47
Random House UNABR audio CD [6/2005] for $18.15
Random House UNABR audio [6/2005] for $16.50
★           ★

"Rango" animated feature [I.L.M./Paramount Feb 2011]
won Oscar for Best Animated Feature    Rango animated feature on DVD & Blu-ray  An outstanding and also astounding CGI-generated film, the first from George Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic company; suggested by several print reviewers as Best of The Year (before it opened). A city-bred lizard gets abandoned in the Southwest desert and stumbles into the town of Dirt in the middle of a water crisis. Co-produced, directed & co-written by Gore Verbinski; co-written by John Logan; starring voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Ned Beatty, Bill Nighy, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Harry Dean Stanton & Timothy Olyphant; won Oscar for Best Animated Feature, Eddie Award from American Cinema Editors, four Annie Awards, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, Hollywood Film Festival Award, National Board of Review Award, People's Choice Award, & four Visual Effects Society Awards
Paramount widescreen color Blu-ray/DVD combo [7/2011] 2 disks for $19.99
Paramount widescreen color DVD [7/2011] for $15.99
full credits at IMDbofficial movie site
Ballad of Rango book by David S. Cohen  
"The Ballad of Rango: The Art and Making of An Outlaw Film" [2011]
by David S. Cohen, Introduction by Gore Verbinski

Insight Editions 10¼x11½ hardcover [3/2011] for $26.37
★           ★

"Cowboys & Aliens" [Imagine/Universal July 2011]
Cowboys & Aliens movie  Location filming at Randsburg, California and at Abiquiu & Santa Fe, New Mexico; stunned cowboy wakes up in an 1870s Western town where he has enemies just as the town is attacked by flying saucers. Co-produced & directed by Jon Favreau; based on the graphic novel by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg; starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Buck Taylor, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, Adam Beach, Brian Duffy, Keith Carradine & Brendan Wayne
Universal widescreen color Blu-ray/DVD combo set [12/2011] for $23.99
Universal widescreen color DVD [12/2011] for $16.99
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitemovie entry at Wikipedia
"Cowboys and Aliens: The Illustrated Screenplay" [2011]
Insight Editions 9x6 pb [8/2011] for $14.21
Cowboys & Aliens graphic novel  "Cowboys & Aliens" graphic novel [2006]
by Rosenberg, Van Lente, Foley, Calero & Lima

Image Comics 10x6½ pb [12/2006] out of print/used
Image Comics 10x6½pb [12/2006] out of print/used
It Books 10¼x7 hardcover [2/2011] for $15.37
Platinum Studios hardcover [2006] out of print/used
publisher's official book page
novelization by Joan D. Vinge [2011]
Tor Books mass pb [8/2011] for $7.99

★           ★

"Blackthorn: Sin Destino (Without Destiny)"
[Spain July 2011, Magnolia Pictures USA Oct 2011]
Blackthorn: Sin Destino movie starring Sam Shepard & Eduardo Noriega  Filmed in Bolivia; Butch Cassidy survived the shootout in Bolivia and decides to return home under the name of Blackthorn. Back in America's West, he partners with a fugitive bankrobber pursued by a ruthless posse. • Directed by Mateo Gil; script by Miguel Barros; starring Sam Shepard, Eduardo Noriega, Dominique McElligott, Padraic Delaney, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Aguirre & Stephen Rea
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDbofficial movie site
★           ★

"Gateway" TV series [Warner/TNT for 2012?]
Announced 8/2011: T.N.T. has authorized a 'cast-contingent' deal to film the pilot for a new Western TV series called
"Gateway". Bruce C. McKenna & Danny Cannon will produce for Warner Horizon Television. The story is about three
brothers who stand up against the ruthless local cattle baron who caused the murder of their sheriff father.

★           ★

"Yellow Rock" video release [Aug 2012] /tt1714176/
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award

★           ★

"The Frontier" TV series [Sony TV/NBC-TV for 2012?]
Announced 9/2011: Sony Pictures Television & NBC-TV are developing a new series set in the 1840s that revolves
around a group who follow their dreams and head West from Missouri across the uncharted country; to be produced
by Shaun Cassidy, Paul Frank & director Thomas Schlamme; added 2/2012: The cast now includes Erik Jensen,
Ethan Embry, Megan Ferguson, Jake McLaughlin, Bridget Regan, Al Weaver & Gina Bramhill • latest info at IMDb

★           ★

"The Further Adventures of Doc Holliday"
[Paramount 2012] /tt1570698/

★           ★

"A Thousand Guns" [2012] /tt1232800/ starring Vera Farmiga

★           ★

"Django Unchained" [Weinstein / Sony Dec 2012]
Tarantino won Oscar for Best Original Script    Christoph Waltz won Oscar for Best Supporting Actor    

  

fan poster for "Django Unchained" 'Southern' movie by Quentin Tarantino  The film takes place in the post-Civil War U.S. South, but is designed to have the style of a spaghetti Western. A freed slave seeks revenge against a nasty slave-holder who took his wife away from him. • Written & directed by Quentin Tarantino; starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Kerry Washington, Dennis Christopher, Laura Cayouette, M.C. Gainey, Tom Savini, Anthony LaPaglia, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gerald McRaney, Sacha Baron Cohen & Michael K. Williams; won Oscars for Best Original Script & Best Supporting Actor {CW}, nominated for Best Picture; won AFI Movie of The Year Award, Australian Film Institute Best Screenplay Award, BAFTA Awards for Original Screen-play & Supporting Actor, 2 Black Reel Awards, Hollywood Film Festival Screenwriter Award, 2 Image Awards, 2 National Board of Review Awards; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • latest info at IMDbofficial movie fansitemovie entry at Wikipedia

★           ★

"Shadow On The Mesa" TV movie [Hallmark March 2013]
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award

★           ★

"The Lone Ranger" [Bruckheimer/Disney June 2013]
This long-time on again, off again feature film was back in production in February 2012; see Readers of The Purple
Sage Bookstore's "The Lone Ranger" Page / Movies Coming Soon for latest updates.

★           ★

"Sweetwater"  [indep Oct 2013]
Announced 4/2012: The tale of a young widow who heads out against the backdrop of 1880s New Mexico to avenge the brutal killing
of her husband by a sheep rancher; filming set for July 2012 in New Mexico; starring January Jones & Ed Harris • latest info at IMDb

★           ★

"Klondike" 6-episode mini-series  [Discovery Channel Jan 2014]
Announced 2/2013: Discovery Channel’s first scripted mini-series is based on the Charlotte Gray novel "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich In The Klondike"
and will tell the story of six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small frontier town in the remote Klondike; Oscar-winner
Chris Cooper is signed to star; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2015 • latest info at IMDb

★           ★

"A Million Ways To Die In The West"
comedy Western [Universal Pictures May 2014]
A Million Ways To Die In The West comedy Western  Announced 2/2013: Seth MacFarlane co-wrote & will direct & star for Media Rights Capital; story follows a sheep farmer who wimps out of a gunfight, causing his girlfriend to leave him; he then enlists the help of an outlaw’s wife to teach him to shoot, only to find himself falling for her; filmed in Utah & New Mexico. Lovely cinematography by Michael Barrett; also starring Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Harris & Wes Studi
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitewatch 2/2014 official trailer [2:29] at YouTube
★           ★

"The Salvation" [Denmark May 2014, Zentropa Ent. USA Feb 2015]
Announced 2/2013: Described as a 'Nordic Western'; set in 1870s America; after a peaceful settler's family is brutally murdered, he kills the killer,
which unleashes the wrath of a band of outlaws; co-written & directed by Danish filmmaker Kristian Levringco-written by Anders Thomas Jensen;
starring Mads Mikkelsen • full credits at IMDb

★           ★

"The Homesman" [Nov 2014] /tt2398231/
starring Hilary Swank & Tommy Lee Jones; won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award in 2015

★           ★

"Slow West" [April 2015] /tt3205376

★           ★

"Texas Rising" TV mini-series [History Channel May 2015] /tt3598496/
Directed by Roland Joffé; starring Bill Paxton as Sam Houston, from the birth of the Republic of Texas to the creation of the Texas Rangers;
won Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award

"Texas Rising: Capturing The Revolution - Filming Texas Rising" [2015] /tt5039362/

★           ★

"Blood Meridian" [in development since 2015]
based on the Western novel [Random House 1985] by Cormac McCarthy • latest info at IMDb



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