How the West Was Shot: The Evolution of the Western Genre

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This list is a chronological look at the western as a genre. A genre as old as movies themselves, it has gone through many transformations and evolutions.

It aspires to showcase these many variations, starting from the silent era and ending with the Neo-Western, by choosing key films for each venture: Singing Cowboy, Acid Westerns, Ostern, Spaghetti Westerns, Meat Pie Westerns, Revisionist Westerns, Hybrid Westerns, Western Comedies, Superwesterns, etc...

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    Annie Oakley

    1894, in 0 top lists Check
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    Bucking Broncho

    1894, in 0 top lists Check
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    Buffalo Dance

    1894, in 0 top lists Check
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    Sioux Ghost Dance

    1894, in 0 top lists Check
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    Pack Train at Chilkoot Pass

    1898, in 0 top lists Check
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    Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene

    1899, in 0 top lists Check
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    Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

    1901 — a.k.a. Buffalo Bill's Parade, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Great Train Robbery

    1903, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Life of a Cowboy

    1906, in 0 top lists Check
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    From Leadville to Aspen: A Hold-Up in the Rockies

    1906, in 0 top lists Check
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    A Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire

    1906, in 1 top list Check
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    The Story of the Kelly Gang

    1906, in 3 top lists Check
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    His Last Game

    1909, in 0 top lists Check
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    White Fawn's Devotion: A Play Acted by a Tribe...

    1910, in 1 top list Check
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    The Sergeant

    1910, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ramona

    1910, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Lonedale Operator

    1911, in 1 top list Check
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    The Last Drop of Water

    1911, in 0 top lists Check
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    Fighting Blood

    1911, in 0 top lists Check
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    Custer's Last Fight

    1912, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Heart of an Indian

    1912, in 0 top lists Check
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    Algie, the Miner

    1912, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Battle of Elderbush Gulch

    1913, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Massacre

    1914, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Squaw Man

    1914 — a.k.a. The White Man, in 1 top list Check
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    The Bargain

    1914, in 1 top list Check
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    The Pitch o' Chance

    1915, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Pilgrim

    1916, in 0 top lists Check
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    Hell's Hinges

    1916, in 4 top lists Check
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    Straight Shooting

    1917 — a.k.a. Joan of the Cattle Country, in 0 top lists Check
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    Wild and Woolly

    1917, in 1 top list Check
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    Out West

    1918, in 1 top list Check
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    Scarlet Days

    1919, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Last of the Mohicans

    1920, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Toll Gate

    1920, in 1 top list Check
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    The Mark of Zorro

    1920, in 3 top lists Check
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    An Eastern Westerner

    1920, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Paleface

    1922, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Ropin' Fool

    1922, in 0 top lists Check
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    Sky High

    1922, in 1 top list Check
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    The Covered Wagon

    1923, in 4 top lists Check
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    Peg o' the Mounted

    1924, in 0 top lists Check
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    Greed

    1924, in 20 top lists Check
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    Thundering Hoofs

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    The Iron Horse

    1924, in 8 top lists Check
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    Roaring Rails

    1924, in 0 top lists Check
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    Clash of the Wolves

    1925, in 1 top list Check
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    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 28 top lists Check
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    The Pony Express

    1925, in 0 top lists Check
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    Go West

    1925, in 4 top lists Check