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* [https://www.tarantino.info The Quentin Tarantino Archives]
* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fgp%2Ftagging%2Ftag%2Fspaghetti%20western%3Fie%3DUTF8%26%252AVersion%252A%3D1%26%252Aentries%252A%3D0&tag=spaghetti-western-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=390957 Spaghettis on Amazon.com]
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* [https://www.grindhousedatabase.com/index.php/Quentin_Tarantino%27s_Top_20_Grindhouse_Classics Tarantino's official top 20 Grindhouse movies]
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* This list on '''[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=edit_ok&list=PLb5VPYieTl9tAwZbtbPMpJjsHGP27nH8D YouTube]'''
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* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OPOAMU/102-4288925-5607313?ie=UTF8&tag=spaghetti-western-20&creativeASIN=B000OPOAMU Dollars Trilogy @ Amazon.com]
 
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* [http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect?path=ASIN/B000PC6Z48&link_code=as2&camp=1789&tag=spaghetti-western-20 Django @ Amazon.com]
 
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The ''SWDB'' is the first sister site of ''The Quentin Tarantino Archives'' that was launched and it didn't take long for the director himself to admit his admiration for this site. It has been a huge success on the internet and a beloved location for fans around the globe to exchange ideas about these classic movies and do research. Our own Top 20 has not gone unnoticed, so the director took some time out of his schedule while shooting [http://wiki.tarantino.info/index.php/Inglourious_Basterds Inglourious Basterds], to submit his own personal Top 20. Enjoy.
 
The ''SWDB'' is the first sister site of ''The Quentin Tarantino Archives'' that was launched and it didn't take long for the director himself to admit his admiration for this site. It has been a huge success on the internet and a beloved location for fans around the globe to exchange ideas about these classic movies and do research. Our own Top 20 has not gone unnoticed, so the director took some time out of his schedule while shooting [http://wiki.tarantino.info/index.php/Inglourious_Basterds Inglourious Basterds], to submit his own personal Top 20. Enjoy.
  
"It is a cold January afternoon on the Babelsberg studio lot a few minutes outside Berlin. The sun is out and it's nice, but there's a cold wind blowing. As we walk across the snow-covered streets I'm reminded of [[The Great Silence]], but silence is not what I'm here for. I sit down with '''Quentin Tarantino''' so he can brief me on his personal 20 most favorite spaghetti westerns (rather unexpectedly I have to say, as his current project was all that was on my mind at that moment). This is an authoritative list he had compiled meticulously after having read the SWDB's [[Essential Top 20 Films]] (which is calculated through a complicated formula from people's personal top 20 lists). The cineast and filmmaker, making lists and discussing favorites having been part of not just his video store past, and who's currently shooting [http://wiki.tarantino.info/index.php/Inglourious_Basterds Inglourious Basterds], also added a few more films that didn't make it into his top 20 but are runners up. Ladies and gentlemen, get out your own personal lists and compare, for this my friends, is Q's list ..." - Sebastian Haselbeck
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"It is a cold January afternoon on the Babelsberg studio lot a few minutes outside Berlin. The sun is out and it's nice, but there's a cold wind blowing. As we walk across the snow-covered streets I'm reminded of [[The Great Silence]], but silence is not what I'm here for. I sit down with '''Quentin Tarantino''' so he can brief me on his personal twenty most favorite spaghetti westerns (rather unexpectedly I Bign itp2.jpghave to say, as his current project was all that was on my mind at that moment). This is an authoritative list he had compiled meticulously after having read the SWDB's [[Essential Top 20 Films]] (which is calculated through a complicated formula from people's personal top 20 lists). The cineast and filmmaker, lists and discussing favorites having been part of not just his video store past, and who's currently shooting [http://wiki.tarantino.info/index.php/Inglourious_Basterds Inglourious Basterds], also added a few more films that didn't make it into his top 20 but are runners up. Ladies and gentlemen, get out your own personal lists and compare, for this my friends, is Q's list ..." - Sebastian Haselbeck
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'''''Quentin Tarantino's official list of favorite Spaghetti Westerns''''':
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<li>[[File:Buono.jpg|link=The Good, the Bad & the Ugly]]<br />'''1.''' [[The Good, The Bad and The Ugly]], by [[Sergio Leone]] (1966)</li>
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<li>[[File:DollarsMore1.jpg|link=Per qualche dollaro in più]]<br />'''2.''' [[For a Few Dollars More]], by [[Sergio Leone]] (1965)</li>
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<li>[[File:Django4.jpg|link=Django]]<br />'''3.''' [[Django]], by [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1966)</li>
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<li>[[File:Il mercenew.jpg|link=Mercenario, Il]]<br />'''4.''' [[The Mercenary]], by [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1968)</li>
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<li>[[File:West8.jpg|link=C'era una volta il West]]<br />'''5.''' [[Once Upon A Time in the West]], by [[Sergio Leone]] (1968)</li>
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<li>[[File:Fistful7.jpg|link=Per un pugno di dollari]]<br />'''6.''' [[A Fistful of Dollars]], by [[Sergio Leone]] (1964)</li>
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<li>[[File:Dayofangerposter.jpg|link=Giorni dell'ira, I]]<br />'''7.''' [[Day of Anger]], by [[Tonino Valerii]] (1967)</li>
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<li>[[File:Von_Mann....jpg|link=Da uomo a uomo]]<br />'''8.''' [[Death Rides a Horse]], by [[Giulio Petroni]] (1967)</li>
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<li>[[File:Navajo_joe22X.jpg|link=Navajo Joe]]<br />'''9.''' [[Navajo Joe]], by [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1966)</li>
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<li>[[File:Ringo01.jpg|link=Ritorno di Ringo, Il]]<br />'''10.''' [[The Return of Ringo]], by [[Duccio Tessari]] (1965)</li>
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<li>[[File:Bign itp2.jpg|link=Resa dei conti, La]]<br />'''11.''' [[The Big Gundown]], by [[Sergio Sollima]] (1966)</li>
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<li>[[File:Pistol4.jpg|link=Pistola per Ringo, Una]]<br />'''12.''' [[A Pistol for Ringo]], by [[Duccio Tessari]] (1965)</li>
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<li>[[File:Desperado4.jpg|link=Desperado, El]]<br />'''13.''' [[The Dirty Outlaws]], by [[Franco Rossetti]] (1967)</li>
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<li>[[File:Il Grande silenzio17885.gif|link=Grande silenzio, Il]]<br />'''14.''' [[The Great Silence]], by [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1968)</li>
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<li>[[File:Grandduel22.jpg|link=Grande duello, Il]]<br />'''15.''' [[The Grand Duel]], by [[Giancarlo Santi]] (1972)</li>
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<li>[[File:ShootTheLivingPoster.jpg|link=Prega il morto e ammazza il vivo]]<br />'''16.''' [[Shoot the Living, Pray for the Dead]], by [[Giuseppe Vari]] (1971)</li>
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<li>[[File:Tepepa03.jpg|link=Tepepa]]<br />'''17.''' [[Tepepa]], by [[Giulio Petroni]] (1968)</li>
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<li>[[File:Bounty-killer2b.jpg|link=Precio de un hombre, El]]<br />'''18.''' [[The Ugly Ones]], by [[Eugenio Martin]] (1966)</li>
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<li>[[File:Bara1.jpg|link=Preparati la bara!]]<br />'''19.''' [[Preparati la bara!|Viva Django]], by [[Ferdinando Baldi]] (1967)</li>
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| '''[[Mercenario, Il|THE MERCENARY]]''', [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1968)
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">5</span>
 
| '''[[C'era una volta il West|ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST]]''', [[Sergio Leone]] (1968)
 
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| '''[[Per un pugno di dollari|A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS]]''', [[Sergio Leone]] (1964)
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">7</span>
 
| '''[[Giorni dell'ira, I|DAY OF ANGER]]''', [[Tonino Valerii]] (1967)
 
| [[File:Dayofangerposter.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">8</span>
 
| '''[[Da uomo a uomo|DEATH RIDES A HORSE]]''', [[Giulio Petroni]] (1967)
 
| [[File:Von_Mann....jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">9</span>
 
| '''[[Navajo Joe|NAVAJO JOE]]''', [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1966)
 
| [[File:Navajo_joe22X.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">10</span>
 
| '''[[Ritorno di Ringo, Il|THE RETURN OF RINGO]]''', [[Duccio Tessari]] (1965)
 
| [[File:Ringo01.jpg|30px]]
 
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{| style="width:540px;border:1px solid #aaaaaa;padding:2px;margin:1px;"
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">11</span>
 
| '''[[Resa dei conti, La|THE BIG GUNDOWN]]''', [[Sergio Sollima]] (1966)
 
| [[File:La_resa....jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">12</span>
 
| '''[[Pistola per Ringo, Una|A PISTOL FOR RINGO]]''', [[Duccio Tessari]] (1965)
 
| [[File:Pistol4.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">13</span>
 
| '''[[Desperado, El|THE DIRTY OUTLAWS]]''', [[Franco Rossetti]] (1967)
 
| [[File:Desperado4.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">14</span>
 
| '''[[Grande silenzio, Il|THE GREAT SILENCE]]''', [[Sergio Corbucci]] (1968)
 
| [[File:1516.jpg|30px]]
 
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{| style="width:540px;border:1px solid #aaaaaa;padding:2px;margin:1px;"
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">15</span>
 
| '''[[Grande duello, Il|THE GRAND DUEL]]''', [[Giancarlo Santi]] (1972)
 
| [[File:Grandduel22.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">16</span>
 
| '''[[Prega il morto e ammazza il vivo|SHOOT THE LIVING, PRAY FOR THE DEAD]]''', [[Giuseppe Vari]] (1971)
 
| [[File:ShootTheLivingPoster.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">17</span>
 
| '''[[Tepepa|TEPEPA]]''', [[Giulio Petroni]] (1968)
 
| [[File:Tepepa03.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">18</span>
 
| '''[[Precio de un hombre, El|THE UGLY ONES]]''', [[Eugenio Martin]] (1966)
 
| [[File:Bounty-killer2b.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">19</span>
 
| '''[[Preparati la bara!|VIVA DJANGO!]]''', [[Ferdinando Baldi]] (1967)
 
| [[File:Bara1.jpg|30px]]
 
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| <span style="font-size:200%;">20</span>
 
| '''[[Quel caldo maledetto giorno di fuoco|MACHINE GUN KILLERS]]''', [[Paolo Bianchini]] (1968)
 
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* [[Soleil rouge|Red Sun]].
  
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A Spaghetti Western Database / The Quentin Tarantino Archives Exclusive

The SWDB is the first sister site of The Quentin Tarantino Archives that was launched and it didn't take long for the director himself to admit his admiration for this site. It has been a huge success on the internet and a beloved location for fans around the globe to exchange ideas about these classic movies and do research. Our own Top 20 has not gone unnoticed, so the director took some time out of his schedule while shooting Inglourious Basterds, to submit his own personal Top 20. Enjoy.

"It is a cold January afternoon on the Babelsberg studio lot a few minutes outside Berlin. The sun is out and it's nice, but there's a cold wind blowing. As we walk across the snow-covered streets I'm reminded of The Great Silence, but silence is not what I'm here for. I sit down with Quentin Tarantino so he can brief me on his personal twenty most favorite spaghetti westerns (rather unexpectedly I Bign itp2.jpghave to say, as his current project was all that was on my mind at that moment). This is an authoritative list he had compiled meticulously after having read the SWDB's Essential Top 20 Films (which is calculated through a complicated formula from people's personal top 20 lists). The cineast and filmmaker, lists and discussing favorites having been part of not just his video store past, and who's currently shooting Inglourious Basterds, also added a few more films that didn't make it into his top 20 but are runners up. Ladies and gentlemen, get out your own personal lists and compare, for this my friends, is Q's list ..." - Sebastian Haselbeck

Quentin Tarantino's official list of favorite Spaghetti Westerns:


The runners up in not so strict order:

...and to quote Quentin


That's it.

Thank you for reading and thanks to Quentin Tarantino for sharing his list.


This page is exclusive content. No unauthorized reprinting, republishing or other use without prior authorization or proper referencing. © 2009 - 2017 The Spaghetti Western Database.

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