Can you get a high score on this classic westerns picture reveal game?

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By: Craig

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Classic westerns are full of cowboys, shootouts and bad guys. Do you think you know your westerns? Then saddle up and see if you can get a high score on this Western movie picture reveal game!

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"The Magnificent Seven," directed by John Sturges and released in 1960, is an Old West take on the Japanese movie, "Seven Samurai." Although it didn't receive much praise from the critics at the time, thanks to its plethora of stars it is now regarded as a classic and is the second-most-shown movie by television networks in the United States. A remake with Denzel Washington reached cinemas in 2016.

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"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" is widely regarded as one of the best Westerns of all time and ranked 50th on the American Film Institute's greatest American films. It won four of the seven Academy Awards it was nominated for.

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"Shane," starring Alan Ladd, was a typical western of the 1950's. It cost so much to shoot and produce that at one point Paramount negotiated with Howard Hughes to buy the rights to the movie. Hughes cooled his interest in the deal. The film was a massive success in the end, turning a profit for Paramount. It was the first movie ever to be projected onto a flat screen.

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Although John Wayne had already acted in many movies at that point, it was "Stagecoach" that set him on his way to becoming a Hollywood legend. The movie, directed by John Ford, is cited by Orson Welles as a major influence - he watched it over 40 times before shooting his epic, "Citizen Kane."

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"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" is the second of three of director John Ford's "Cavalry" trilogy, all starring John Wayne. Painter and sculptor Frederic Remington's work was the inspiration for cinematographer Winton Hoch's imagery in the movie. He won an Academy Award for his work.

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Released in 1969, "The Wild Bunch" is ranked as the sixth best Western of all time by the American Film Institute. It placed director Sam Peckinpah firmly on the map as an up-and-coming American director at the time.

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"Rio Bravo," released in 1959 and starring John Wayne, was based on the short story of the same name by B.H. McCampbell. Featuring John Wayne in the lead role, this movie also starred singer Dean Martin and teen heart-throb, Ricky Nelson. It was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2014.

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"Red River," considered one of the best Westerns ever made, is based on a Borden Chase story called "Blazing Guns On The Chisholm Trail." The movie centers on John Wayne's character, Thomas Dunson, and his journey to Texas to set up a cattle ranch. Naturally, this is easier said than done.

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A silent movie from 1924, "Greed" was directed by Erich von Stroheim. So obsessed with ensuring he got the right shot throughout the movie, Von Stroheim filmed many hours of footage, and his original cut ran over eight hours. "Greed" was filmed in Death Valley, making it one of the first ever movies to be filmed entirely on location and without the use of a studio.

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"Will Penny," released in 1967, saw Charlton Heston in the lead role. Heston has cited this role as the favorite of his career. "Will Penny" is considered one of the best Westerns ever filmed.

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A 1963 black-and-white Western directed by Martin Ritt and starring Paul Newman, "Hud" was extremely well received by critics and the public alike. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards and ended up winning three for Best Actress (Patricia Neal), Best Supporting Actor (Melvyn Douglas), and Best Black and White Cinematography.

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"Don't Fence Me In" was one of many movies starring actor and singer, Roy Rogers. It was directed by John English and featured songs by legendary composer, Cole Porter, all sung by Rogers.

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1939's "Dodge City," filmed in Technicolor, was directed by Michael Curtiz and starred Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. It was Flynn's first foray into the Western genre.

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"Open Range" was not Kevin Costner's first foray into the Western genre and, like "Dances with Wolves," it was extremely well received. Costner only wanted Robert Duvall for the role of "Boss" Spearman and if he hadn't agreed, the movie probably would not have seen the light of day.

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"Hondo," starring John Wayne and released in 1953, was directed by John Farrow. Interestingly, because the shoot went over its intended filming period, Farrow had to leave due to the fact he was contractually obligated to direct another movie. John Ford stepped in to help out his friend Wayne.

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