Best Western Movies of 2021
A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
The Power of the Dog
A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.
Those Who Wish Me Dead
A young boy finds himself pursued by two assassins in the Montana wilderness, with a survival expert determined to protect him, and a forest fire threatening to consume them all.
A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.
The Forever Purge
All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end as they chase a group of immigrants who they want to punish because of their harsh historical past.
The Harder They Fall
Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.
Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home from Mexico.
The World to Come
In 1856, two women forge a close connection despite their isolation on the American frontier.
Lucky Prescott's life is changed forever when she moves from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Spirit.
The Jack Bull
The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's complaint, the war he wages to force Ballard to nurse the emaciated animals back to health escalates into a vigilante manhunt, murder and the possible defeat of Wyoming's bid for statehood.
In a remote corner of the wild country, a bloody war rages. Travis is a bounty hunter with one last hope of redemption. Gutjuk is a young Indigenous man trying to save the last of his family. Together they embark on a manhunt, which unravels a secret that ultimately pits them against each other.
Prisoners of the Ghostland
In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor, whose adopted granddaughter Bernice has gone missing. The Governor offers the prisoner his freedom in exchange for retrieving the runaway. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman—and his own path to redemption.
No Man's Land
Late one night, Bill Greer and his son Jackson patrol their ranch when Jackson accidentally kills an immigrant Mexican boy. When Bill tries to take the blame for his son, Jackson flees south on horseback, becoming a gringo "illegal alien" in Mexico. Chased by Texas Rangers and Mexican federales, Jackson journeys across Mexico to seek forgiveness from the dead boy's father only to fall in love with the land he was taught to hate.
Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana runs for President of the United States. With extraordinary access to the candidate, his husband Chasten and member of the campaign team, the film follows Buttigieg from before he officially announced his candidacy, through the campaign and his victory in the Iowa Caucus and his appointment to the Biden Administration as the first LGBTQ Cabinet member in history.
Apache Junction is an outpost of lawlessness, a haven for thieves and cold-blooded killers. After big-city reporter Annabelle Angel arrives to write an article on the town, she becomes a target when notorious gunslinger Jericho Ford comes to her aid. Now Annabelle must entrust her future to a man with a deadly past, as Jericho heads toward a tense showdown.
The Last Son
Isaac LeMay, a murderous outlaw, learns he is cursed by a prophecy: one of his children will kill him. To prevent this, he hunts down each of his estranged children, including long-lost son Cal. With bounty hunters and Sheriff Solomon on his tail, LeMay must find a way to stop his children and end the curse.
Last Shoot Out
Soon after a newlywed learns that her husband had her father shot down, she flees from the Callahan ranch in fear. She's rescued by a gunman who safeguards her at a remote outpost as he staves off her husband's attempts to reclaim his bride.
Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher
A Chickasaw man survives great hardships and tragedy to establish a vast ranching empire along the famous cattle highway of the American West.
A fish-out-of-water story of a young boy Ridley who becomes lost in the harsh Australian outback with nothing but his camcorder and new friend, a wayward Dingo.
Honor Among Thieves
After being injured at war, a civil war veteran returns home to Texas to find he's now enlisted in a new battle; one for his life.
A Soldier's Revenge
Haunted by wartime horrors, Civil War soldier-turned-bounty-hunter Frank Connor spends his time post-war polishing off two things: whiskey and fugitives. When two desperate children arrive on his doorstep and enlist his help to find their missing mother, Frank must face his past in order to take down the notorious Major Briggs, with whom he has a score all his own to settle.
The Rodeo Thief
An injured bull rider, that’s seen his best days in the rodeo, agrees to steal roping horses for an unforgiving loan shark
Donnie Mann, his father and uncle embark on a weekend hunting trip in West Texas, where they find a mysterious man shot in the stomach and clutching a backpack full of money.
A former Confederate marauder tries to make a clean start on a Texas dirt farm with his wife and young daughter. He quickly learns that sometimes the past just won't stay buried.
Counting Bullets tells the story of a small group of cavalry soldiers who are pinned down in a canyon by the enemy. Over the course of a few days, they are forced to face their differences and rely on each of their instincts to survive.
She was the Deputy's Wife
When an outlaw is captured and scheduled to hang, the wife of the local deputy makes a decision that will forever change her life. Mabel is in love with the arrested man. Will she remain loyal to her husband Jonathan or follow her heart?
Set in 1820, a Texan fur trapper journeys into the mysterious Buckskin woods in the hopes of saving a lost boy. Once there, Wesley Porter must confront the demons of his past and navigate the savage Native's traps in order to bring himself and the young man home alive.
In 1892, the Dalton Gang set out to become the most famous outlaws in America. That dream would become a nightmare.
Heart of the Gun
One of the 12 Westerns in 12 Months; Travers, a doctor who deserted his military post, searches the frontier for the wife who left him. His quest is thrown off course when he saves Sarah, a woman left for dead after a wagon raid. With the cavalry, the law, and deranged outlaws on their trail, Sarah and Travers set off together to find this missing woman. Heart of the Gun is a psychological thriller and a romance drama wrapped in a gritty Western setting.
Tales of the Natchez Trace
Exploring the many amazing and horrifying stories about land pirates and thieves along the Natchez Trace in the early 1800s, following both fictional and real life characters on an adventure along the infamous road.
Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was hunted by hundreds through the Winter wilderness of Mississippi.
Catch the Bullet
U.S. marshal Britt MacMasters returns from a mission to find his father wounded and his son kidnapped by the outlaw Jed Blake. Hot on their trail, Britt forms a posse with a gunslinging deputy and a stoic Pawnee tracker. But Jed and Britt tread dangerously close to the Red Desert’s Sioux territory.
Once Upon a Time in Tombstone
This movie delivers all of the great characters you would expect in a film about Tombstone. The Earp Brothers, The Clanton Brothers, Doc Holliday, Johnny Ringo etc. and great gunfights. What the film delivers, is a multitude of pieces of the puzzle that complete the story, not just about why the gunfight happened but the real history about what led up to it
Cam Talcutt had the good luck to win a trading post in a card game. Now, he's stuck in the wilderness trying to run it when he learns the freight company who supplies his store won't be coming anymore. Cam is in a bad spot and might have to do bad things to survive.
Long Gone Gulch
Rawhide and Snag aren't always the best sheriffs of the strange land known as "The Gulch", when crossing off their wanted poster list leads to the two in hot water, they must fight for what they care about most, while going up against a rogue's gallery of bizarre characters.
3 Tickets to Paradise
AJ Parker, her ex-husband and a federal agent head for a ghost town in Mexico called Paradise in search for a hidden cache of 5000 stolen double eagle $20 gold coins.
The Adventures of Bandit and Wild Wes
One of 12 Westerns made in 12 Months, this serialized silent western tale follows the crazy adventures of Wild Wes and his four-legged companion as they search for the outlaw Slippery Slim.
At the height of the 1930's Dust Bowl, a scarecrow must leave his post and find a way to save the only family he's ever known. But facing the outside world proves to be a challenge when your face is a burlap sack.
The Wilderness Road
The story of the most notorious land pirates who stalked the Southeast during the turn of the 19th century. Samuel Mason, a Revolutionary War hero, turns to a life of crime. Meanwhile, Big Harpe and Little Harpe, America’s first serial killers, wreak havoc through the region. Soon, these three outlaws will meet along the wilderness road.
Death Rider in the House of Vampires
In the Wild West, the mysterious Death Rider enters a dangerous Vampire Sanctuary where the price of admission is a one female virgin.
A runaway bride, a young peasant, mysterious illusionists and a manic investigator become entwined in a murderous affair at a Baltic German baron's manor.
The New Frontier
One of 12 Westerns in 12 Months: this film tells the story of two women, isolated in the wilderness, whose peaceful life is forever changed when a third woman arrives one day. Along with her, a supernatural force lurks in the woods nearby.
Gunfight at Dry River
The closing years of the nineteenth century Old West. Dry River tells the story of a Mexican border town ravaged by severe drought, with the only water source controlled by a family of American renegades on the trail for a legend of lost gold. When a Mexican stranger arrives to reclaim his father’s land, a violent confrontation will cause the lives of all to be forever transformed.
The Pleasant Valley War
The incredible true story of America's bloodiest family feud told through a combination of documentary interviews and traditional Western scenes tracking the fallout between the Grahams and Tewksburys which led to a ten year battle and cost up to fifty lives.
The Judge of Harbor County
In 1861, in the vicinity of Helena, Texas, mysterious Marshal James Jennings delivers a unique brand of justice.
Based on a true story, this tale of the Old West follow Francis Miller as she is hired by a US Marshal to help track down a vicious outlaw. With hopes of earning a badge so she can hunt down the man who killed her husband, Miller must prove she can handle herself just as well as the men in the posse.
A Guide to Gunfighters of the Wild West
Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020: the film tells the story of Tate Butler, a man who accidentally earns a reputation as a gunfighter after one such duel and must from then out face various gunfighters trying to make a name for themselves by challenging him, while trying to escape this wild life for the girl he loves.
The Woman Who Robbed the Stagecoach
The true story of Pearl Hart, a female outlaw who became famous for robbing a stagecoach and escaping prison in Arizona at the turn of the century.
A Chinese gold mining camp is over-run by a group of outlaws. One of the outlaws has to question his morals after meeting the woman of his dreams.
After looting a Native American burial site in the Old West, a hunter unwittingly unleashes a shape-shifting demon. Once thought to be only a legend, it rises from the grave to wreak vengeance on those who cross its path.