25 best Western movies ever

With Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained hitting cinemas, we saddle up and look back over the best tales from the Wild West on the silver screen

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, this is one of the earliest "revisionist" Westerns: films that attempted to portray the Old West in a far more realistic, less clear-cut way than the more simplistic good guy/bad guy movies churned out in the past. Civil War farmer Josey Wales wages a bloody war against Union soldiers and bounty hunters after his wife and son are murdered in cold blood.

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