How the Western Movie Was Won II

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Test your knowledge yet again on the history of films from the fantastic western genre!

  • 1
    This actor almost stole the show as Charlie Prince, the deadly right-hand man of outlaw Ben Wade in the 2007 western film “3:10 to Yuma.”
    Charlie Sheen
    Christian Bale
    Jude Law
    Ben Foster
    Ed Harris
  • 2
    This Oscar-winning actress played the lively Allison French in the 2008 western “Appaloosa.”
    Sigourney Weaver
    Reese Witherspoon
    Keira Knightly
    Renee Zellweger
    Emma Thompson
  • 3
    This Oscar-winner was the director and star of the 2003 western “Open Range.”
    Ron Howard
    Mel Gibson
    Ang Lee
    Kevin Costner
    Robert Redford
  • 4
    This Australian actress co-starred with Tommy Lee Jones in the 2003 western “The Missing.”
    Kate Beckinsale
    Cate Blanchett
    Kate Winslet
    Nicole Kidman
    Helen Mirren
  • 5
    He was the unlikely director of the 1995 western “The Quick and the Dead,” starring Russell Crowe and Sharon Stone.
    Oliver Stone
    Martin Scorsese
    John Carpenter
    Sam Raimi
    Ridley Scott
  • 6
    He gained fame as the director of “Body Heat” (1981) and “The Big Chill” (1983) before taking on the epic 1985 western “Silverado.”
    Michael Apted
    John Sayles
    Lawrence Kasdan
    Robert Zemeckis
    Tony Scott
  • 7
    This actor played the menacing Chavez y Chavez in the westerns “Young Guns” (1988) and “Young Guns II” (1990).
    Lou Diamond Phillips
    Benjamin Bratt
    Antonio Banderas
    Charlie Sheen
    Brad Pitt
  • 8
    A teenage heart-throb, he would give an excellent performance as a young cowboy in the 1975 western “Bite the Bullet” before succumbing to personal and alcohol issues.
    River Phoenix
    Dennis Hopper
    Kiefer Sutherland
    Jan-Michael Vincent
    Tom Selleck
  • 9
    In one of his first major film roles, he played the youthful Lt. Britton Davis in the 1993 western “Geronimo: An American Legend.”
    Billy Bob Thornton
    John Cusack
    Matt Damon
    James Caviezel
    Sean Penn
  • 10
    This tall, intimidating actor would challenge Paul Newman to a fight to the death at the beginning of the 1969 western “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”
    Christopher Walken
    Ted Cassidy
    Woody Strode
    Richard Kiel
    Jack Palance
  • 11
    These two young actors would play the roles originated by Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the 1979 western “Butch and Sundance: The Early Days.”
    Dennis Quaid and Daniel Stern
    Tom Berenger and William Katt
    A. Martinez and Robert Carradine
    Mel Gibson and Danny Glover
    Jonny Lee Miller and David Arquette
  • 12
    In the 1981 western “Cattle Annie and Little Britches,” these two larger-than-life Oscar winners would co-star with the youthful Scott Glenn and Diane Lane.
    John Wayne and Richard Widmark
    Jack Nicholson and Marlon Brando
    Burt Lancaster and Rod Steiger
    Gregory Peck and Jane Fonda
    William Holden and Ben Johnson
  • 13
    A veteran director of action films such as “The Dirty Dozen,” (1967), he was also known for his gritty westerns “Vera Cruz” (1954) and “Ulzana’s Raid” (1972).
    John Sturges
    Robert Aldrich
    Roger Corman
    Sam Peckinpah
    Howard Hawks
  • 14
    This Oscar-winning supporting actor would play the villain Abe Fraser in the 1973 John Wayne western “Cahill U.S. Marshall.”
    Ben Johnson
    Tommy Lee Jones
    George Kennedy
    Tim Robbins
    Ernest Borgnine
  • 15
    This superstar musical composer scored one of his rare westerns in the 1972 John Wayne film “The Cowboys.”
    Burt Bacharach
    Randy Newman
    Elmer Bernstein
    John Williams
    Jerry Goldsmith
  • 16
    This distinguished British actor would play the role of Col. William Barrett Travis in the 1960 western “The Alamo,” co-starring John Wayne and Richard Widmark.
    Alec Baldwin
    Sterling Hayden
    Laurence Harvey
    Peter O’Toole
    Richard Harris
  • 17
    Partially based on a true story, Blake Edwards’ 1988 comedy/mystery “Sunset” detailed the real-life Hollywood teaming of cowboy actor Tom Mix (Bruce Willis) and an elderly Wyatt Earp. Who played Earp?
    James Coburn
    Dustin Hoffman
    Charles Bronson
    James Garner
    Burt Reynolds
  • 18
    In the 1994 western epic “Wyatt Earp” starring Kevin Costner, this Oscar-winning actor would play father Nicholas Earp.
    Robert Duvall
    Jeremy Irons
    Jack Nicholson
    Dustin Hoffman
    Gene Hackman
  • 19
    To date, Clint Eastwood has directed more than 35 films. What was the name of the first western he ever directed?
    High Plains Drifter
    Space Cowboys
    Play Misty for Me
    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • 20
    Co-starring with Clint Eastwood, this actress would play the title role in the 1970 western “Two Mules for Sister Sara.”
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Julie Christie
    Shirley MacLaine
    Faye Dunaway
    Jane Fonda
  • 21
    This famous sex symbol would star alongside James Stewart and Dean Martin in the 1968 western “Bandolero!”
    Farrah Fawcett
    Bridget Bardot
    Raquel Welch
  • 22
    While not John Ford’s final film as a director, it was his final western.
    The Sons of Katie Elder
    Cheyenne Autumn
    True Grit
    Ride the High Country
  • 23
    This actor won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the sinister role of Rufus Hannassey in the 1958 western “The Big Country.”
    Walter Brennan
    Burl Ives
    Martin Balsam
    Jack Albertson
    Melvyn Douglas
  • 24
    This singer-turned-actor co-starred with John Wayne in the 1969 western “True Grit.”
    Willie Nelson
    Glen Campbell
    Ricky Nelson
    Frankie Avalon
    Kris Kristofferson
  • 25
    The first western film to ever win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
    The Wild Bunch
    The Great Train Robbery
  • 26
    In the 1943 western “The Ox-Bow Incident,” Henry Fonda and Harry Morgan must witness the lynching of three men. Who played the three men?
    Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Buster Keaton
    Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
    Anthony Quinn, Dana Andrews, Francis Ford
    Spencer Tracy, Steve McQueen and Walter Huston
    Judd Nelson, Charlie Sheen and Matthew Broderick
  • 27
    This youthful actor would play Joey, who screams “Shane, come home!” at the end of the 1953 western classic “Shane.”
    Mickey Rooney
    Eric Stoltz
    Robert Blake
    Jackie Cooper
    Brandon De Wilde
  • 28
    The lone female cast member in the 1973 western adventure “The Train Robbers,” starring John Wayne, Rod Taylor and Ben Johnson.
    Deborah Kerr
    Lauren Bacall
    Anne Bancroft
    Faye Dunaway
  • 29
    In the 1959 western “Warlock,” the town hires a famous gunfighter for protection against outlaws. Who played the gunfighter?
    Warren Oates
    Richard Widmark
    Henry Fonda
    Burt Lancaster
    Gary Cooper
  • 30
    This unlikely star played the lead role of Chris in the 1972 western “The Magnificent Seven Ride,” the third sequel of the 1960 classic “The Magnificent Seven.”
    Lee Van Cleef
    Gary Busey
    Donald Pleasence
    Eli Wallach
    Karl Malden

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