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Best Western web series on Netflix

From Emmy-winning Godless to Dominic Cooper’s Preacher, check out this collection of the best Western web series on Netflix.

Best Western web series on Netflix

Godless, Preacher

Last Updated: 09.48 PM, Jun 03, 2024


The golden age of Westerns in Hollywood may have faded into the sunset decades ago, but the genre has shown remarkable resilience. Each passing decade has witnessed a resurgence of the Western spirit, with fresh interpretations taking root alongside the classic shootouts and frontier narratives that never truly disappeared. So, if you are excited to delve into the Western culture, check out this special list of some of the best web series, all streaming on Netflix.

Top Western web series on Netflix:


IMDb rating: 8.2/10


Frank Griffin, a ruthless outlaw, leads his gang on a vengeful pursuit of Roy Goode, his former protege who betrayed them. After they get to know that Frank is targeting the town of Le Belle, the residents unite to defend themselves. This drama, that highlights the Western cowboy culture, won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2018. The series stars Jeff Daniels, Jack O'Connell, Michelle Dockery, and Merritt Wever.


IMDb rating: 8.7/10

This series, starring Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly, and Cole Hauser, is currently the 2nd most searched Western drama on Google. The story begins with introducing the Dutton family, who face double challenges of maintaining harmony within their family and protecting their vast ranch in the US from external threats.

Song of the Bandits

IMDb rating: 7.2/10

Despite being a South Korean production, this drama is actually based on Western genre.  Set in South Korea in 1920, the series sees a group of notorious bandits in the rebellious Gando region, who revolt against the Japanese colonial army. These fiercely protective rebels fought for their land and loved ones, defying brutal oppression. The series stars Eon Nyeon, Lee Yoon, Nam Hee-Shin, and Lee Gwang-ll.

O Cangaceiro do Futuro

IMDb rating: 5.8/10

This Portuguese comedy drama stars Edmilson Filho, Max Petterson, and Solange Teixeira. A wannabe bandit, Lampião, hatches a scheme to swindle riches from the gullible. But in a cruel twist of fate, he is sent back in time to 1927, straight into the path of the real Lampião. Now the duo must confront each other in a hilarious, yet dangerous way.

When Calls the Heart

IMDb rating: 7.9/10

This drama follows a young and determined teacher named Erin Krakow, who experiences a transformative shift when she is tasked with an assignment in a small coal mining town. The series stars Elizabeth Thatcher, Jack Thornton, and Lucas Bouchard.


IMDb rating: 7.9/10

Starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, this series is currently the 8th most searched Western show in Google. A preacher from Texas, named Jebediah, discovers a darkness within him. Possessed by an unnatural power, he is now eager to learn more about it. However, soon complications arise when he begins killing his own followers.

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