The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
AMC Movie List

Clint Eastwood’s Westerns

He directs. He acts. He’s the biggest name in the genre since John Wayne. Which Eastwood Western ranks as the best?

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1 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
With Ennio Morricone's warbling soundtrack behind him, Clint plays a loner searching for gold.
2093 3511
2 The Outlaw Josey Wales
Confederate bushwhackers are offered amnesty at the end of the war, and they all accept the Union's offer, except one (Clint).
2090 3562
3 Unforgiven
Intent on avenging the death of a friend (Morgan Freeman), Clint's Munny is his swan song to the genre.
1876 3082
4 Pale Rider
Eastwood plays a mysterious gunslinger known as the Preacher who takes up the cause of a group of victimized miners.
1491 2615
5 High Plains Drifter
This nihilistic Western tosses genre traditions out the window, with Eastwood as a character who one-ups the Man With No Name.
1460 2444
6 A Fistful of Dollars
This much-heralded movie delivers a new vision of Eastwood as the scruffiest cowboy this side of Randolph Scott.
1458 2382
7 For a Few Dollars More
Eastwood plays a guy on the hunt for a killer with whom he'd once had a dark altercation. Another Sergio Leone classic.
1417 2303
8 Hang ‘em High
When the noose tightens around your neck, it's pretty certain you'll be meeting your maker. Unless you're Eastwood.
1381 2257
9 Two Mules for Sister Sara
This African Queen set on the frontier casts Eastwood as a mercenary whose mission gets hobbled by a nun (Shirley MacLaine).
1000 2178
10 Joe Kidd
When a bandito attacks one of his workers, the title character raids the village in search of revenge.
223 597