Tell Us About Your Favorite Westerns and We’ll Guess Which Cowboy Boots Are Best for You

By: Heather Cahill

Tell Us About Your Favorite Westerns and We’ll Guess Which Cowboy Boots Are Best for You
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About This Quiz

Finding that perfect pair of cowboy boots can be harder than you think. You have to consider the look, feel and comfort of them so that they suit you and your personality. Luckily, there are so many different pairs that you can choose from. When you find the pair that matches you, you'll know it by the feel. If you're interested in making it easier on yourself, then prepare to dive into the wild world of Westerns and we'll give you a pair to wear!

Western is a genre that has forever been popular since the early-1900s. After the end of the Wild American West, it's clear that everyone still couldn't get enough of the time period. Chances are that you're a fan of Westerns if you enjoy a good pair of cowboy boots as well. Maybe you'll even choose a style that your favorite cowboy wore for themselves. Spurs or no spurs, there's no doubt that a good pair of boots can get your horse moving!

Westerns are a big part of your life. You've watched quite a few films and know all the cowboys and their life stories. Tell us what your favorites are and find out which cowboy boot is the perfect match for you!

Q1 good guys or the bad ones Do you prefer to watch movies about the good guys or the bad ones?
I love 'em all.
I like seeing the bad guys win now and then.
There's nothing I like more than a good guy winning.
It doesn't really matter to me.

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Q2 the best cowboy Countless actors have dominated the movies over the years. Which of these famous actors of the genre plays the best cowboy, in your opinion?
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
James Stewart
Henry Fonda

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Q3 best horse If you could pick the best horse from a Western, which of these would you choose?
Trigger, Roy Rogers' talented horse
Mister Ed, who worked with Wilbur Post
Silver, who rode along with the Lone Ranger
Dollor, who worked closely with John Wayne

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Q4 Real or Fictional When you watch a Western, do you like when it's about real people from the Wild West, or when it's fictional?
Hearing the real stories brings everything to life for me.
I prefer hearing some fiction.
I like a good mix of both.
I don't have a preference.

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Q5 Wild West come alive Would you like to see any of these real people from the Wild West come alive in newer movies or shows?
Bill Miner
John Wesley Hardin
Belle Starr
Not any of these

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Q6 musical Western Not all of the movies are about shootin' and lootin'! Can you choose a musical Western that captured your heart?
"Calamity Jane"
"Ride 'Em Cowboy"
"Moonlight on the Prairie"
"Belle of the Yukon"

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Q7 Which catchphrase from a film There's been some memorable dialogue in these movies. Which catchphrase from a film is one that you can see yourself saying?
"Hey, Pilgrim ... you're gonna need a couple of stitches." from "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"
"Hi-ho Silver, away!" from "The Lone Ranger"
"It seemed to be a good idea at the time." from "The Magnificent Seven"
"I'm your Huckleberry" from "Tombstone"

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Q8 Every movie has a story behind it Every movie has a story behind it. Which of the following do you most enjoy when you sit back and watch one?
I enjoy all types of Westerns.
How the outlaws lived
The stories of ranchers
Stories of bounty hunters

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Q9 science fiction Westerns While most of the films and shows stay true to the time, would you say that science fiction Westerns are for you?
I prefer to stick with regular Westerns.
I'm open to them.
Hm, I'm not sure.
Definitely! It adds to the genre.

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Q10 Northwestern Most films take place on the American Frontier, but what's the best Northwestern in your opinion?
"North to Alaska"
"Yukon Flight"
"The Call of the Wild"
"Yukon Gold"

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Q11 dinner with any famous cowboy If you could have dinner with any famous cowboy actor, who would you choose of the following?
Gary Cooper
Henry Fonda
Sam Elliot
Roy Rogers

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Q12 epic western genre When you think of the great epic western genre, which is the first to come to mind?
A Classic Western, like "The Searchers"
A Revisionist Western, like "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
A Spaghetti Western, like "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
A Modern Western, like "Django Unchained"

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Q13 Western movie duo Some people have captivating relationships with others. Which Western movie duo knows how to keep you hooked on your TV screen?
Paul Newman and Robert Redford
James Coburn and Kris Kristofferson
Morgan Freeman and Clint Eastwood
Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall

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Q14 Color or Black and White Do you enjoy your Westerns black and white or do you prefer full-color?
The classic black and white will always be close to my heart.
I like both.
It depends on how I'm feeling.
I gotta have all of that color.

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Q15 foreign movie Not all movies in this genre are made in America. Can you pick a foreign movie that you could watch all day?
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
"The Dark Valley"
"Slow West"
"The Grand Duel"

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Q16 Sheriffs and marshalls Sheriffs and marshals are important people in the American West, so which movie about them does them justice?
"High Noon"
"Unforgiven"
"Rio Bravo"
"El Dorado"

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Q17 the same venues In many films, you'll see a lot of the same venues. Where's the best place for a cowboy to visit in a Western movie?
The saloon, something always happens there.
The countryside where anything can happen
The sheriff's office, where justice is served
Their ranch, where they're most comfortable

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Q18 John Wayne John Wayne has played in countless movies, but which one do you consider to be his greatest work of the following?
"True Grit"
"Stagecoach"
"The Shootist"
"McLintock!"

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Q19 Gore When it comes to content in the film, are you all about the gore or does it make you snore?
I'm happy with a bit of gore.
Give me the gore!
No gore for me.
I'll enjoy it no matter what.

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Q20 Clint Eastwood It's hard to think of the Western without Clint Eastwood. Which of his movies has stolen your heart?
"Hang 'Em High"
"A Fistful of Dollars"
"Bronco Billy"
"The Outlaw Josey Wales"

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Q21 films that are set in which state You'd say that you enjoy watching films that are set in which state?
Texas
Wyoming
Montana
Alaska

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Q22 remake any Wild West film Sometimes it's nice to give updates to old classics that you love. If you were a director and you could remake any Wild West film, which would you choose?
"Fort Apache"
"The Gunfighter"
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
"Shane"

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Q23 most enjoyable part of a Western film for you Of the following choices, what's the most enjoyable part of a Western film for you?
The characters
The action
The relationships
The landscape

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Q24 Wild West director Of the following, which Wild West director makes the best of the genre in your opinion?
John Ford
Sergio Leone
Howard Hawks
Clint Eastwood

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Q25 modern-made Western movies When you think of the genre, you probably think of the older films. Which of these modern-made Western movies is the greatest?
"True Grit" (2010)
"The Rover"
"The Assassination of Jesse James"
"The Hateful Eight"

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Q26 star in one movie If you could star in one movie all about the Wild West, which one would you choose?
"Tombstone"
"The Searchers"
"3:10 to Yuma"
"Dances With Wolves"

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Q27 Shootout Many films in this genre are known for having lots of gunslinging and action. How do you feel about shootouts?
In my opinion, they're pretty awesome.
They're exciting!
I don't mind them.
I'm not a fan.

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Q28 romance in a Western Love isn't for everybody, but do you like a little romance in a Western?
Sure, but not too much
Not really
Nope
I love it.

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Q29 based on true events There's films about outlaws and bandits, but which movie based on true events is the best in your opinion?
"Hatfields and McCoys"
"The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams"
"Wild Bill"
"The Revenant"

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Q30 Recommend Which of the following would you recommend to a friend who has never seen a Western?
"My Darling Clementine"
"The Magnificent Seven"
"Red River"
"One-Eyed Jacks"

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