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Spaghetti Westerns, also known in some countries in mainland Europe as the Italo-Western, is a nickname for a broad sub-genre of Western film that emerged in the mid-1960s, so named because most were produced by Italian studios, usually in co-production with a Spanish partner. Films were primarily shot in the Andalusia region of Spain, and in particular the Tabernas Desert of AlmerÃa, because it resembles the American Southwest.
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Lon Cordeen, a former Confederate soldier, returns home after the American Civil War and tries to help his family, particularly his father Temple Cordeen and his younger brother Hoby, as they try to rebuild their lives after the defeat of the Confederacy.
US Army officer Captain Apache investigates the murder of commissioner.
Three outlaws inadvertently help a local banker planning to evict farmers by robbing a train carrying their mortgage payments to the bank.
Set five years after the the 1967 film Clint the Stranger, Clint Murrayson returns to his hometown to find it overrun with bandits terrorizing local farmers.
Rancher Nick Barton (Michael Forrest) enlists the help of Whistler (Ray O'Conner), a silent bounty hunter, to go after the outlaw gang who murdered his family.
A gunfighter and a martial artist hunt for hidden treasure while being hunted by a bandit gang.
A lone cowboy and trail boss is pursued by a bounty hunter after he is entrusted with a small fortune by his employer.
Napoleone B. Higgins, a travelling snake-oil salesman on the run from Mexican bandits, encounters the ghosts of Davy Crockett, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed.
Two women, Louise and Marie Sarrazin fight over the dead to an oil ranch.
A mercenary is hired to infiltrate a group of Mexican revolutionaries and befriends one of the rebels, El Chucho
Bounty hunters Django and Sartana take on a gang of bandits who, after holding a young woman hostage, attempt to escape into Mexico.
After his brother is killed after witnessing the murder of a tavern owner, Sam Wallach (Robert Woods) goes after the bandit leader responsible.
Co-written by Dario Argento and Marc Richards, a mercenary gathers together a small group of bandits to rob a train carrying a large gold shipment being guarded by the Mexican Army.
When a Mexican bandit takes a local rancher and his family hostage as a result of a failed bank robbery, a gunfighter is released from prison to infiltrate the gang in exchange for his freedom.
With the help of a horse thief, Django tracks down the renegade outlaws who murdered his wife.
The story of English gentleman Sir Thomas Fitzpatrick Phillip Moore, who travels to the American frontier according to the last wishes of his late father.
A wandering drifter, Trinity discovers his outlaw brother Bambino, masquerading as the sheriff of a mining town.
Brothers Trinity and Bambino who make a promise to their dying father to become successful outlaws. However, not long after, they are mistaken as federal agents and unintentionally come to the aid of a local family they had previously tried to hold up.
A bank employee, is forced to seek the help of an aging Mexican bandit and a bounty hunter to help recover a gold shipment stolen during a train robbery.
A mercenary and a Confederate officer gather a small hand-picked group to raid a Union fort which holds a large stockpile of cash.
Returning to his home following the end of the American Civil War, Keoma finds the border town under the control of an outlaw gang led by ex-Confederate soldier Caldwell as well as Keoma's three half-brothers.
A bounty hunter goes joins a bandit gang to discover the location of a Union Army cashbox stolen during the Civil War.
After being double-crossed in an arms deal, Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa and an arms dealer raid a US Army weapons depot in retaliation.
Jose Gomez, a recently escaped outlaw, is followed to his hometown by bounty hunter Luke Chilson. Unaware that he is a hardened criminal, the townspeople attempt to hide him from his pursuer.
A gunfighter known as the Blindman and others are hired to escort fifty mail order brides to a mining camp.
A comedy-western influenced by the popular Trinity-series, mismatched gunrunners Len and Coby challenge a rival smuggler in a hunt for $500,000 reward.
In a loosely based parody of The Man With No Name, Tony Anthony returns as the nameless gunfighter known as The Stranger who is hired to safely escort a princess across Spain.
Sheriff Burt Sullivan and his brother Jim decide to avenge the death of their father by following Cisco Delgado into Mexico and bringing him to justice.
Also known as The Grand Duel. Framed for the murder of land baron David Saxon (Horst Frank), Philipp Wermeer (Peter O'Brien) is pursued by the relentless Hole the Bounty Hunter (Antonio Casale) hired by Saxon's three sons. He is later joined by a former sheriff (Lee Van Cleef), who eventually return to confront the Saxon brothers.
Ringo encounters an Indian hunting the ten men who burned his village and killed the inhabitants.
Sabata helps Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagon-load of gold.
A gunfighter returns to avenge the death of his twin brother, a local priest, as well as to protect a mother and son from local outlaw Sam Clayton.
Hired to investigate a series of robberies against a stagecoach line, Sartana encounters a vicious outlaw leader.
Soon after arriving in Hobsonville, Sabata (Lee van Cleef) encounters and battles a robber baron.
Sabata (Lee Van Cleef), a mercenary and gun-for-hire, pursues seven men who have stolen $100,000 from a US Army safe.
Sam Cooper, a down and out prospector, unexpectedly discovers a gold mine. When his partner is killed in an attempt on his life, Cooper seeks out an old mining partner Manolo Sanchez to join him.
A US Cavalry officer rescues a Apache woman from gun runner Honest Jeremy and his gang.
In a race against his former partner, Billy Joe Cudlip poses as the sheriff in order to steal a silver shipment.
Sequel to the 1973 film 'In the West There Was a Man Named Invincible', George Hilton returns as Tresette who sneaks into an insane asylum to find a man who hold a key to a fortune in gold.
An ex-Confederate soldier, Joe Collins, finds redemption when he defends a woman and her gold mine from a gang of outlaws.
Bill Meceita teams up with an ex-outlaw to go after the outlaws who murdered his family as a child.
Tomas Milian stars in this comedy-western as Provvidenza, an eccentric bounty hunter traveling the American Southwest around the turn of the century.
Mexican guerilla leader Tepapa matches wits with the local chief of police Colonel Cascorro.
The Stranger battles a priest and a group of bandits over a stolen gold shipment.
When Cacopoulos is saved from being hanged, he robs local outlaws Cat Stevens and Hutch Bessy and uses the money for revenge against his old partners who betrayed him.
A collaborative production by German, French and Yugoslavian studios, Winnetou and his blood brother, Old Shatterhand, defend the Apache lands from gold hunters.
Based on the novel by Karl May, the film was one of several film adaptations of author Karl May's Winnetou series.
An outlaw seeking sanctuary is brought by a priest to the small village San Sebastian. When the priest is killed, the townspeople mistakenly believe that the outlaw is the priest.
US Cavalrymen are killed while escorting group of convicts to prison.
A con man who teams with a dancer against a group of bandits, the Pistoleros. The film also featured a soundtrack composed by Giancarlo Chiaramello.
Bill Cormack, a Canadian Mountie, chases a wanted outlaw and fugitive Cariboo across the Canadian Rockies.
Based on a novel by Lou Carrigan, a young man, decides to avenge the death of his father at the hands of a local land baron.
A group of outlaws and bandits await the release of an elderly prospector who is believed to have hidden 28 sacks of gold 20 years earlier.
Joe Clifford, a travelling actor and part time hired gunman, inherits a gold mine from his uncle.
A gunfighter is hired to prove the innocence of outlaw Chester Conway.
Long lost sisters Maria Iand Maria II, reunite during the Mexican Revolution and become involved in gathering intelligence for revolutionaries under the guise of circus and vaudevillian performers.
Tom Corbett and his brother Jeff, face off with the outlaw gang which has taken over their hometown.
Stubby Preston, a gambler and conman, leads a group of misfits through the Utah Territory while pursued by the Mexican bandit, Chaco.
In the third and final Spaghetti Western directed by Lucio Fulci, bounty hunter Roy Blood (Montgomery Wood) becomes involved in a plot to kidnap the nephew of the land baron who had his father killed when he was a boy.
When his fiancee is abducted during a bank robbery, Django goes after the Cortez Brothers who are hiding in a fortified cavern.
A gunfighter, known only as "The Stranger", seeks revenge against the local crime boss after he double crosses him in a deal.
The mysterious gunfighter and a local preacher track down an outlaw gang which has robbed a stagecoach made of solid gold.
During his travels the American West, recently arrived Chinese immigrant Shanghai Joeencounters Texan rancher Stanley Spencer, who has been enslaving Mexican peasants from across the border.
In this slapstick comedy, Alleluja and Sartana are conmen who attempt to swindle a young widow.
Trinity and Sartana are two "Robin Hood" style outlaws, no relation to the fictional characters of the same name, who face a local crime boss.
Hiram Coburn helps a child reclaim his righful inheritance to an oil well.
In director Michael Carreras's first film since breaking away from Hammer Studios, the film tells the story of ex-Confederate officer Mike Summers (Don Taylor) who has become a pacifist in the years following the Southern War of Independence. While living on his farm in the surrounding valley of Sonora, he is forced to come to the aid of the townspeople when a gang of Mexican bandits attack the town. This is the earliest known spaghetti western produced.
Ben Bellew and Charlie Logan, a pair small time thieves, match wits with a Pinkerton detective.
Michael "California" Random is forced to become an outlaw after being released from a prisoner-of-war camp at the end of the American Civil War.
A gunfighter sentenced to hang is allowed to go free in exchange for agreeing to murder local rancher Matthew Sebanek.
The townspeople of Trinity hire a bounty hunter to protect them from local bandits.
Based on a short story by James Donald Prindle, a man hunts down the gang of bandits who killed his family.
The last of Roberto Mauri's series of Spaghetti westerns, Djangois helped by a Mexican revolutionary to prove his innocence from a bank robbery.
When a wealthy rancher dies under mysterious circumstances, his widow Samantha Felto,n plots the death of his nephew and heir to his fortune.
On the run from the law, outlaw Joe Daylight and his gang flee to Mexico. Purchasing a ranch, Daybreak plan to rustle cattle from other ranchers and sell them across the border.
An arms dealer, Yolaf Peterson agrees to help a Mexican revolutionary free a professor to help them rob a bank. However, they are hunted by Peterson's former business partner.
A wandering gunfighter, who drags a coffin behind him, becomes involved in a feud between a white supremist organization and a Mexican bandit gang batting each other over control of a border town.
A mute gunfighter faces a group of outlaws while stranded in the Great Blizzard of 1899.
An ex-Confederate officer and his sons plot to rob a train in order to revive the Confederacy.
Returning home following the Civil War, Jerry Brewster and Mendez are caught with stolen money by Union troops.
Based on a story by Adriano Bolzoni and Franco Rossetti, gunfighter Johnny Oro reluctantly helps a local sheriff defend his town against a group of bandits.
Sheriff Franciscus pursues an outlaw and his girlfriend.
A Polish mercenary and a Mexican bandit, Sergei Kowalski and Paco Roman, join forces and together raise an army during the Mexican Revolution.
Minnesota Clay, an ex-gunfighter slowly losing his eyesight, is released after serving a long prison sentence for a crime he didn't commit.
After his tribe is massacred, a lone surviving Navajo pursues the outlaw gang responsible.
Bret Dixon returns to his hometown when his brother is killed by a lynch mob.
In this western-comedy, Sheriff Edward "Black Jack" Gideon is paired with a clumsy but well-meaning samurai and a wanted outlaw, to recover a captured Japanese show pony from a group of US Army deserters.
One of the lesser known "unofficial" Django / Sartana sequels, the two gunfighters become involved in illegal smuggling across the U.S.-Mexican border.
A mysterious drifter known as The Man With No Name arrives in a small town controlled by two warring factions fighting over control.
After crossing paths, ex-IRA man Sean Mallory and a Mexican bandit are caught in the middle of the Mexican Revolution.
The Man With No Name and an older bounty hunter reluctantly join forces against the Mexican bandit Indio and his gang.
In this comedy-western, con-man Joe Thanks joins forces with Bill Locomotiva and Lucy to steal $300,000 from Major Cabot, a corrupt U.S. Army officer.
In the final instalment of the Dollars trilogy, the Man With No Name becomes involved with bandit Tuco and Angel Eyes in a search for a stolen US Army gold shipment.
Aging gunfighter Jack Beauregard, is followed by a happy-go-lucky drifter whose desire to have his boyhood hero go out "in a blaze of glory" has him arrange Beauregard to face a 150-man outlaw gang known as The Wild Bunch.
A drifter and an outlaw join forces against a vicious gunman hired by the railroad to run a woman off her home.
A machete-wielding bounty hunter on the trail of outlaw Burt Craven is hired by the owner of a local silver mine to find his missing daughter Debra.
Jonathan Corbett, a lawman and bounty hunter, chases the Mexican bandit Cuchillo Sanchez across the frontier.
Brad Fletcher, a history professor, unexpectedly falls in with a bandit gang led by Soloman Bennett.
A sequel to The Big Gundown, Tomas Milian reprises his role as the Mexican bandit Cuchillo Sanchez who competes with various gunfighters, mercenaries, bounty hunters and outlaws to find a fortune in gold once belonging to Mexican revolutionaries.
Bounty hunter Link Stuart and samurai Kuroda Jubie are paid together when both go after a gold shipment as well as an ancient sword being intended as a gift to U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant.
Based on a story by Jack London, a prospector goes after the local crime boss seeking to avenge his mining partner.
Frank Talby takes a younger gunfighter under his wing.
In a story closely resembling the JFK assassination, Pinkerton detective Bill Willer attempts to prevent the planned assassination of President James Garfield upon his visit to Dallas.
A dishonored Union Army officer leads a group of convicts to retake Fort Holman from the Confederate Army.
Outlaw Luther Sledge is enlisted to steal a gold shipment held in a prison.
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