Hulu, a popular streaming platform has a library of films dedicated to western themes. Usually, people are unaware of the best western movies on Hulu and choose to move towards other platforms like Netflix. But, hey don’t you worry, I have got you covered!
Why we are specifically talking about Hulu is because of the high price of Netflix or Amazon’s subscription. Hulu, compared to these popular apps is very pocket friendly, therefore it is the reason for viewers’ migration from Netflix to Hulu.
In fact, there are much more variety and content of all the different apps on Hulu. So, fellas, it is more than what we thought it would be. Now, let’s not promote Hulu and shift to our main focus, that s popular western movies on Hulu.
7 Amazing Western Movies On Hulu | Cowboys Are Back!
What actually are western movies? Let me clear the air, it is not that we are talking about some high-class west states and people. It was more of that times, when macho-swaggy cowboys, revolvers, and yes, horses were normal. This is the basics of a western movie.
If you are still confused, I think watching one of the movies from our curated list, will help you better to understand the actual meaning of Western movies. So, fellas what are you waiting for, love me like you do…… no-no! Jump and read the article. (for all those who don’t know, love me like you do is Ellie Goulding’s song)
1# Meek’s Cutoff (2010)
We all know that water is priceless. And after watching Meek’s Cutoff, you can seriously realize that water is very much important for our survival. How a family gets lost in a desert and how they fight and survive there is the movie’s main plot.
Stephen Meek, played by Bruce Greenwood, is the lead character in the movie. While watching this movie, you may feel that it is a documentary, but it isn’t the truth. The narration and dialogue will definitely thrill and move you a bit.
IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Duration: 1h 44m
2# The Missing (2003)
The Missing is a western thriller drama starring Cate Blanchett and Tommy Lee Jones. It projects a story of a mother looking for her kidnapped daughter Maggie.
Australian actor, Cate Blanchett, has played the lead role of that troubled mother. Tommy Lee Jones has played the role of Cate’s father, who is also a gangster. How Cate and Tommy find their missing daughter Maggie is shown in the story and has a fresh narrative to it.
In terms of inspiration for the movie, The Missing is based on an American novel named The Last Ride. Though the film has many action scenes, the family reunion will make you emotional.
IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
Director: Ron Howard
Duration: 2h 17m
3# Lucky (2017)
Have you ever seen a rowdy old person? I’m talking about Lucky!! Lucky is a film that everyone should watch at least once.
Lucky is the story of an old man who will make you smile now and then. Though the character of Lucky, whose age is 90 years, has charismatic energy, and his dialogues are very well written.
Lucky’s character, played by the American actor Harry Stanton, is pure fun. So, it is worthy of being binged many times.
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
Director: John Carroll Lynch
Duration: 1h 28m
4# The Last Outlaw (1993)
The Last Out Law is a classic action-drama widely popular among 90’s kids. The movie’s plot is based on brutal gangsters who betray their partner Graff. Many hardcore scenes show how Graff takes revenge dramatically.
The character of Graff, played by the American actor Mickey Rourke will give a thrill. Movies with many characters require great effort, and The Last Out Law is an example of it. Other than acting, the narration, and well-written screenplay is class apart.
IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Director: Geoff Murphy
Duration: 1h 33m
5# Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
The most western gangster movie with plenty of cowboys, slow retro music, and killer dialogues is Deadwood: The Movie. Deadwood is shown as a town of bad*as gangsters.
The movie’s storyline is based on a few peaceful people, who are forced to have weapons in order to save their families.
The killer acting of Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant will make you their fan. Action-packed drama with evergreen dialogues makes this film more perfect to be binged with your gang.
IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
Director: Daniel Minahan
Duration: 1h 50m
6# The Sisters Brothers (2018)
The Sisters Brothers is an action-comedy based on Canadian author Patrick DeWitt’s novel with the same name.
The movie’s story is based on two brothers whose last name is Sisters. Sisters work as a Contract killers, but one day, an assassination contract changes their way of living.
Oscar awardee, and Joker fame, Joaquin Phoenix’s presence in the movie increases the audience’s curiosity. With a combination of amazing plot, narration, and screenplay, the entire piece will leave you astonished. So, binge it quickly because Sisters are waiting to kill you with their jokes.
IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
Duration: 2h 2m
7# Frontera (2014)
Frontera is a town in Mexico situated near the US-Mexican border. Many people of Frontera unofficially enter the USA in search of better jobs and living. Frontera is one such movie, showing the pain of such trespassers.
Frontera is a thriller drama themed on cross-border families. The movie depicts how a poor Mexican family gets into trouble while crossing the porous Mexico-US border. The breathtaking acting of all the actors, including Michael Peña, will make you cry.
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Director:: Michael Berry
Duration: 1h 43m
Hulu does provide many movies on the western genre, but these were some of the best recommendations of western movies on Hulu that are worthy of being watched. So, start bingeing quickly! Cowboys are waiting to bombard you with entertainment!!