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Love 'Outer Range'? These Sci-Fi and Fantasy Westerns Will Transport You To The Fantastical Frontier

A blend of the Wild West's gritty charm and the otherworldly wonders of sci-fi/fantasy.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Western films are a captivating blend of two seemingly distant genres - the rugged, lawless landscapes of the Wild West and the limitless frontiers of science fiction and fantasy. These unique stories transport us to worlds where advanced technology and mystical powers coexist amidst the dust and tumbleweeds of the Old West.

Imagine gunslingers facing off against extraterrestrial invaders or cowboys wielding magical relics to maintain order in fantastical deserts. These movies and shows transport viewers to alternate realities where the rules of time, space, and possibility are rewritten, all while preserving the iconic ruggedness of the frontier. Take Prime Video's hit series, Outer Range, for example. The series expertly blends modern Western themes set on a Wyoming ranch but with otherworldly elements thrown in the mix in the form of the mysterious void and traveling through time.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Westerns provide an escape into realms where imagination knows no bounds, making them a favorite among fans of both genres.

Whether you're a fan of the Wild West's gritty charm or the otherworldly wonders of sci-fi and fantasy, these films offer a thrilling fusion of two worlds, creating a rich tapestry of adventure, intrigue, and the unexpected. They're the perfect way to dive back into this mixed genre while waiting on Outer Range Season 2. So, saddle up and prepare to ride into the uncharted territories of Science Fiction and Fantasy Western cinema.

Here are 14 of the best films ever made that tackle this bold and unique mashup of speculative fiction and Western genres.

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