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Questions tagged [western]

Use this tag in conjunction with [story-identification] when asking about works that are a Fantasy or SF take on Westerns.

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Western buddy movie with a supernatural twist where a woman turns into an eagle at the end

A long time ago, probably 30 years, I saw a movie which I enjoyed but have not seen since. It may have been a TV movie. It wasn't Oscar worthy but it was unusual. Most movies are just the same basic ...
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I read a science fiction horror western romance novel about 40 years ago

It was set in the (US) wild west, but had a foreboding house. There was a cowboy and I'm pretty sure there was an alien. I don't remember why I keep thinking it was written like a gothic romance ...
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70s? 80s? Book where a Cowboy/Gunfighter is possessed by an alien

Probably read 30-40 years ago in USA in English. Pretty sure it was a book and not a short story. An alien is on Earth in the western US in the 1800s. I'm not sure if it crash landed and was looking ...
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60's or 70's western horror film that goes from B/W to color

It's an English language film made in the 60's or early 70's. I saw it around 1978. The only scene I recall in it is where 3 characters are in a bedroom with a large mirror attached to a dresser. The ...
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Greenhorn lawyer tries to solve murder in “Old West” asteroid belt

There's a story that's tickling my mind about a lawyer newly arrived in the asteroid belt. From what I remember of the style, it must have been written in the 1940s or 1950s, and I probably found it ...
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Unknown VHS sci-fi western-style cartoon movie from the 80s/90s

I am trying to find a Sci fi cartoon I watched when I was younger but cant remember what its called. It had a young blond boy alone on an alien planet he grows quick and uses an old space ship he ...
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First novel to meld science fiction and western genres?

A commercial for an upcoming movie got me thinking about works in which the genres of science fiction and western are combined. I've done some preliminary searching online, and it appears that while ...