Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Spaghetti Westerns
Tarantino talked to the Spaghetti Western Database during the shooting of Inglourious Basterds and revealed his picks for his favorite spaghetti Westerns of all time. Notice anything familiar about some of these titles?
1. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, Sergio Leone (1966)
2. FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE, Sergio Leone (1965)
3. DJANGO, Sergio Corbucci (1966)
4. THE MERCENARY, Sergio Corbucci (1968)
5. ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, Sergio Leone (1968)
6. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, Sergio Leone (1964)
7. DAY OF ANGER, Tonino Valerii (1967)
8. DEATH RIDES A HORSE, Giulio Petroni (1967)
9. NAVAJO JOE, Sergio Corbucci (1966)
10. THE RETURN OF RINGO, Duccio Tessari (1965)
11. THE BIG GUNDOWN, Sergio Sollima (1966)
12. A PISTOL FOR RINGO, Duccio Tessari (1965)
13. THE DIRTY OUTLAWS, Franco Rossetti (1967)
14. THE GREAT SILENCE, Sergio Corbucci (1968)
15. THE GRAND DUEL, Giancarlo Santi (1972)
16. SHOOT THE LIVING, PRAY FOR THE DEAD, Giuseppe Vari (1971)
17. TEPEPA, Giulio Petroni (1968)
18. THE UGLY ONES, Eugenio Martin (1966)
19. VIVA DJANGO!, Ferdinando Baldi (1967)
20. MACHINE GUN KILLERS, Paolo Bianchini (1968)
View the list, plus Tarantino’s “runners up” films at the Spaghetti Western Database.

Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Spaghetti Westerns

Tarantino talked to the Spaghetti Western Database during the shooting of Inglourious Basterds and revealed his picks for his favorite spaghetti Westerns of all time. Notice anything familiar about some of these titles?

  • 1. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, Sergio Leone (1966)
  • 2. FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE, Sergio Leone (1965)
  • 3. DJANGO, Sergio Corbucci (1966)
  • 4. THE MERCENARY, Sergio Corbucci (1968)
  • 5. ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, Sergio Leone (1968)
  • 6. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, Sergio Leone (1964)
  • 7. DAY OF ANGER, Tonino Valerii (1967)
  • 8. DEATH RIDES A HORSE, Giulio Petroni (1967)
  • 9. NAVAJO JOE, Sergio Corbucci (1966)
  • 10. THE RETURN OF RINGO, Duccio Tessari (1965)
  • 11. THE BIG GUNDOWN, Sergio Sollima (1966)
  • 12. A PISTOL FOR RINGO, Duccio Tessari (1965)
  • 13. THE DIRTY OUTLAWS, Franco Rossetti (1967)
  • 14. THE GREAT SILENCE, Sergio Corbucci (1968)
  • 15. THE GRAND DUEL, Giancarlo Santi (1972)
  • 16. SHOOT THE LIVING, PRAY FOR THE DEAD, Giuseppe Vari (1971)
  • 17. TEPEPA, Giulio Petroni (1968)
  • 18. THE UGLY ONES, Eugenio Martin (1966)
  • 19. VIVA DJANGO!, Ferdinando Baldi (1967)
  • 20. MACHINE GUN KILLERS, Paolo Bianchini (1968)

View the list, plus Tarantino’s “runners up” films at the Spaghetti Western Database.