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9 Notable Westerns with a Texas Twist

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No Country for Old Men
Year Released: 2007
Director: Joel and Ethan Coen

The neo-Western film No Country for Old Men is based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy, and starts Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin. In all, the movie took home four Academy Awards including Best Picture.

The film depicts the violent and chaotic aftermath of a drug deal gone wrong near the Rio Grande. Rolling Stone summed it best when they described the two-hour tension-filled movie as “entertaining as hell.”  



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