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9 Notable Westerns with a Texas Twist



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The Wild Bunch
Year Released: 1969
Director: Sam Peckinpah

The contentious film The Wild Bunch depicts a group of aging outlaws located on the Texas-Mexico border, who are struggling to adapt to the modern times of 1913.

Besides the then rare use of slow motion images, the movie is also highly noted for its graphic violence. The Wild Bunch was ranked 69th on the American Film Institute’s 100 most thrilling films.  

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