Best Western Movies of 1971

1.

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

5.3
7.7/10 IMDB

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, René Auberjonois, William Devane, John Schuck, Corey Fischer, Bert Remsen, Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Michael Murphy ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1971-06-24
2.

Big Jake

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Christopher Mitchum, Bobby Vinton, Bruce Cabot, Glenn Corbett, Harry Carey, Jr., John Doucette ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1971-05-26
3.

Lawman

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later arrives there to arrest everyone involved on a charge of murder. Sabbath is run by land baron Vince Bronson, a benevolent despot, who, upon hearing of the death, offers restitution for the incident.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Duvall, Sheree North, Albert Salmi, Richard Jordan, John McGiver, Ralph Waite, John Beck ..
Directed by: Michael Winner
Release date: 1971-01-01
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4.

The Hired Hand

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all will be well again. But then Harry has to make a difficult decision regarding his loyalties and priorities.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Verna Bloom, Robert Pratt, Ann Doran, Robert Pratt ..
Directed by: Peter Fonda
Release date: 1971-08-11
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5.

Support Your Local Gunfighter

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

Starring: James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam, Harry Morgan, Joan Blondell, Marie Windsor, John Dehner, Henry Jones, Dub Taylor, Kathleen Freeman ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1971-05-26
6.

Man in the Wilderness

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

In the early 1800s, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide he's a goner and leave him behind to die. When he recovers instead, he swears revenge on them and tracks them and their paranoiac expedition leader down.

Starring: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert, Dennis Waterman, Sheila Raynor, Norman Rossington, James Doohan, John Bindon, Bryan Marshall ..
Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian
Release date: 1971-11-24
7.

Wild Rovers

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than wrangling cows. When one of their fellow cowboys is killed in a corral accident, Post suggests a way into a better life for himself and his friend: robbing a bank. Bodine reluctantly joins in the plan and the two contrive to rob the local bank. They make good their escape initially, but Walt Buckman and his two sons, John and Paul, are incensed at this betrayal by their own trusted employees. John and Paul set out to bring Bodine and Post to justice.

Starring: William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden, Lynn Carlin, Tom Skerritt, Joe Don Baker, Geoffrey Edwards, James Olson, Leora Dana, Moses Gunn ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1971-06-23
8.

Doc

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A revisionist western, "Doc" is Frank Perry's attempt to accurately portray the lives and persons of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, and the now-legendary events that took place in the town of Tombstone, starring Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway and Harris Yulin.

Starring: Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway, Harris Yulin, Michael Witney, Denver John Collins, Dan Greenburg, John Scanlon, Richard McKenzie, John Bottoms, Philip Shafer ..
Directed by: Frank Perry
Release date: 1971-08-01
9.

Blindman

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit.

Starring: Tony Anthony, Ringo Starr, Lloyd Battista, Magda Konopka, Raf Baldassarre, Marisa Solinas, Franz von Treuberg, David Dreyer, Gaetano Scala, Agneta Eckemyr ..
Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi
Release date: 1971-11-15
10.

The Hunting Party

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, Simon Oakland, Ronald Howard, Mitchell Ryan, L.Q. Jones, G. D. Spradlin, Rayford Barnes, Bernard Kay ..
Directed by: Don Medford
Release date: 1971-07-16

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