A genre of film usually devoted to stories set primarily in the late 19th Century, in the American Old West.

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What is a “Spaghetti Western”?

I've seen numerous films being described as a Spaghetti Western. What exactly makes a film a Spaghetti Western?
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Rango's Western Reference

The (excellent) Rango is filled with references to other movies. While I found quite a lot of them, I'm stuck on this one. Which (famous I suppose) western does this scene refer to?
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To which degree were Spaghetti Westerns influenced by Italian Neorealism?

After the chaos of WWII and the Mussolini-government the largely devastated Italian film industry developed the so-called Italian Neorealism, which distanced itself from the epic studio productions ...
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What are the analogies/homages to Western Cinema in Breaking Bad?

Critics have drawn comparisons of scenes in Breaking Bad to classic Western Cinema. Vince Gilligan himself has spoken of such influences, and I was just wondering if there are any specific ...
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Western with extremely sweat-lathered horses

I recently watched a western that showed some (feasibly only one) extremely sweat-lathered horses. They'd been ridden hard, but I honestly can't remember if it was in the context of a horse-race, ...
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Amateur kills outlaw with a lucky shot and is hailed as a hero

I think it was a black and white film, made in the same kind of style as High Noon. I think it starts with outlaws robbing a town, they might have killed some people too. As they are riding away ...
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Western about a sheriff with a tin star made by children

There are many westerns about reluctant sheriffs, including "The Tin Star," but the one I am looking for has a star that children made for the sheriff, misspelled if I recall correctly. Like usual ...
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What's the name of the Hollywood version of Seven Samurai?

I remember a movie that has the same story as Shichinin no Samurai (Akira Kurosawa), but in western style. So, i can't remember it's name. Can anybody tell me the western movie's name which some ...
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Cowboys and Indians TV-series produced in Germany

Possibly made 20-30 years ago, with those now in their late 30's probably watching it when they were children. It was an American style western but produced in the outback of Germany somewhere. It ...
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Spaghetti Western with a blind man

I'm looking for a movie. It is a western, the main character is blind and it's a really good shooter. The man is in his 50s and is dressed in black. His finally battle is in a church with the noise of ...
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Fat Cowboy, a Skinny Cowboy, and a Prostitute

It was around 1995 that I watched this cowboy movie. It think it was not very popular and not a high grade movie. I just want to watch it again because that was the first cowboy movie that I watched. ...
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Western about blind man and his wife

There's an old Western about a blind man and his wife, who is one of the best marks-women around. The movie starts with her being woken up and she immediately has a gun in her hand. At least ...
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Western comedy with a sheriff that does not want to be a sheriff, and a duel

Western comedy. Likely from the 1960s to early 1980s. The protagonist is a man that somehow manages to become sheriff in a town. It ends up with him having to duel some badass bandit. I'm not 100% ...
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Movie featuring a man with red sombrero walking through firing field

I found this question from my Twitter timeline (Korean). I feel like seen this movie but can't remember any detail. No help with Google image search. This tweet link contains a short clip: ...
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Western about train robbery by detaching box car

It's in English. I guess it is a Hollywood western in color from 50s or 60s and not a spaghetti western. A gang robs train by detaching box car and let it go on to separate track. (This part I am ...