The best Lee Van Cleef’s movies

Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef

09/01/1925- 16/12/1989
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
8.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 23/12/1966
  • Character: Sentenza / Angel Eyes
While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More
8.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 10/05/1965
  • Character: Col. Douglas Mortimer
Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.

Escape from New York

Escape from New York
7.1/10
In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham. Gruff Snake Plissken, a one-eyed lone warrior new to prison life, is coerced into bringing the President, and his cargo, out of this land of undesirables.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
8.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 15/04/1962
  • Character: Reese
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
7.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 30/05/1957
  • Character: Ed Bailey
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

High Noon

High Noon
8/10
Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in New Mexico, learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the noon train. Knowing the outlaw and his gang are coming to kill him, Kane is determined to stand his ground, so he attempts to gather a posse from among the local townspeople.

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/10/1962
  • Character: River Pirate
The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

Death Rides a Horse

Death Rides a Horse
7.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/08/1967
  • Character: Ryan
Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front of him by a gang, sets out 15 years later to exact revenge. On his journey, he finds himself continually sparring and occasionally cooperating with Ryan, a gunfighter on his own quest for vengeance, who knows more than he says about Bill's tragedy.

The Bravados

The Bravados
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 25/06/1958
  • Character: Alfonso Parral
Jim is a rancher and a widower, and he rides into Rio Arriba, where four men are awaiting execution. He wants to see the hanging, but the town has issued instructions to only allow the hangman to enter. They have never had an execution before, so they have brought in a man from outside town to do the job.

The Magnificent Seven Ride!

The Magnificent Seven Ride!
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/08/1972
  • Character: Marshal Chris Adams
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.The last in the original series of four "Magnificent Seven" movies.

The Big Gundown

The Big Gundown
7.4/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 29/11/1966
  • Character: Jonathan Corbett
Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.

Ride Lonesome

Ride Lonesome
7.1/10
A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely.

The Grand Duel

The Grand Duel
6.4/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 29/12/1972
  • Character: Sheriff Clayton
A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential
7.3/10
A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
6.6/10
An atomic bomb test in the Arctic Circle unfreezes a hibernating fictional dinosaur, a Rhedosaurus, that begins to wreak havoc in New York City.

The Big Combo

The Big Combo
7.3/10
Police Lt. Leonard Diamond vies to bring a clever, well connected, and sadistic gangster to justice all the while obsessing over the gangster's girlfriend.

The Octagon

The Octagon
5/10
Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy and dangerous criminals, he is eager to settle old scores. Soon Scott is facing off against McCarn and the entire ninja horde in an effort to take them all down.

Sabata

Sabata
6.7/10
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.

The Young Lions

The Young Lions
7.1/10
  • Genre: ActionDramaWar
  • Release: 02/04/1958
  • Character: 1st Sgt. Rickett
The Young Lions follows the lives of three soldiers: one German and two Americans, paralleling their experiences in World War II until they meet up at the end for a confrontation

The Tin Star

The Tin Star
7.3/10
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.

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