Quiz: Do You Remember These Famous Western Heroes and Villains?
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Do You Remember These Famous Western Heroes and Villains?
By: John Miller
Image: Warner Bros.

About This Quiz

The great western movies of all time, tend to stay great throughout the ages. Best of all, along with these timeless movies came legendary heroes and evildoers, as can be expected from the genre; "the man with no name" and Clint Eastwood comes to mind immediately. That's the power of creating a character so memorable that it is ranked in the Top 20 for the Best Movie Characters of All Time on ranker.com (with Dirty Harry coming in as number 68). From Ben Cartright (Lorne Greene) on "Bonanza" to John Wayne in all his Western movie glory, the heroes stood for justice, honor and decency in an often lawless world. Then there were the evildoers, the ones that caused anguish, destruction, downright mischief and the loss of loved ones. 

If just the names of these Western movies puts a smile on your face and if you're a huge fan of the once popular genre, then this is definitely the quiz for you. So, kick off your boots and pull up a chair because it's time to recall the friends, foes, and heroes of all your favorite westerns. If you want to test your western goodies, baddies and all the men and women in between, go ahead and get started on this quiz. 

1.0 of 30
The Lone Ranger has a steadfast sidekick who helps him beat bad guys. What's the name of his friend?
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What is the name of the famous cowboy who wears a black mask?
3.0 of 30
The main character's name is also the name of this celebrated Western film. What is it?
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Who is the dark hero of "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"?
5.0 of 30
"Little Joe" was a big character in which huge hit?
6.0 of 30
TV series "Bonanza" starred which hero cowboy?
7.0 of 30
A cowboy named Lucas McCain was the star of which famous Western show?
8.0 of 30
Famed actor Lorne Greene plays a cowboy hero who goes by which name?
9.0 of 30
In "True Grit," why is Mattie Ross angry with a man named Tom Chaney?
10.0 of 30
Matt Dillon was the head honcho cowboy who starred in which long-running show?
11.0 of 30
In "Red River," Thomas Dunson (John Wayne) takes up which mission?
12.0 of 30
Which Hollywood actor gained worldwide fame for his portrayal of The Man With No Name?
13.0 of 30
Lee Marvin was the primary antagonist in "The Man Who Shot _____."
14.0 of 30
A bad man named Calvera leads a pack of bandits in which legendary film?
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Kitty Russell was a strong-willed Western woman in which show?
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Which famous actor plays the violent killer named Frank in 1968's "Once Upon a Time in the West"?
17.0 of 30
Actor Richard Boone played Cicero Grimes, an evildoer in which 1967 film?
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J.B. Books is the heroic character in _____.
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Ethan Edwards is the rugged cowboy looking for his lost niece in which movie?
20.0 of 30
Frank Miller is the dastardly convict who is out for revenge in which movie?
21.0 of 30
Ben Wade terrorizes the Southwest in which gritty Western?
22.0 of 30
Linus Rawlings (James Stewart) is a brave character in which epic film?
23.0 of 30
In "Unforgiven," Gene Hackman plays a warped sheriff in Big Whiskey. What's his name?
24.0 of 30
Will Kane is the gutsy star of which legendary Western?
25.0 of 30
Which famous cowboy hero had a noticeable limp?
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He's the psychopathic murderer who guns down children as he chases treasure in "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." What's his name?
27.0 of 30
John T. Chance is a major character in "Rio Bravo." Is he a good guy or a bad guy?
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In "One-Eyed Jacks," what kind of guy is Dad Longworth?
29.0 of 30
Who is the main character in 1992's "Unforgiven"?
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What's the name of the lead gunslinger in "The Magnificent Seven"?
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