The American West

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (1,606)

Spanning the years 1865 to 1890, The American West, will show how -- in the aftermath of the Civil War -- the United States transforms into the "land of opportunity." Viewers will be transported into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws and law men. The 8-episode limited event series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. The series features exclusive interviews with notable names from classic Western films, including Robert Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Ed Harris and more.

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Seasons
The Last Vendetta
8. The Last Vendetta
July 30, 2016
In the series finale, Wyatt Earp abandons the law in search of justice; and Jesse James is confronted by the Ford brothers. Meanwhile, Sitting Bull is accused of inciting a rebellion.
Frontier Justice
7. Frontier Justice
July 23, 2016
Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett's cat-and-mouse game comes to an end; and Wyatt Earp relocates to Tombstone. Meanwhile, Sitting Bull goes back to America.
The Big Killing
6. The Big Killing
July 16, 2016
Billy the Kid seeks revenge for the death of his friend; and Wyatt Earp questions his future as a lawman. Meanwhile, Jesse James reemerges from years of hiding.
Outlaw Rising
5. Outlaw Rising
July 9, 2016
Billy the Kid uses his talents with a gun to get what he wants; and Wyatt Earp fights for justice. Meanwhile, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse make a big decision.
Showdown
4. Showdown
July 2, 2016
Custer rides to a showdown with the Sioux at Little Big Horn. Jesse James targets a bank in northern territory hoping to make a big statement.
Blood and Gold
3. Blood and Gold
June 25, 2016
Allan Pinkerton is recruited to bring Jesse James to justice. Also, settlers crowd onto Sioux land to mine gold as Grant desperately attempts to keep peace.
Two Front War
2. Two Front War
June 18, 2016
Jesse James targets the railroads and Custer is sent on a secret mission into Sioux territory. Meanwhile, Grant deals with growing unrest in the west and south.
America Divided
1. America Divided
June 11, 2016
Jesse James forms a gang in order to ensure his family's survival and Custer looks for glory in the Indian Wars. Meanwhile, Crazy Horse fights back against the U.S. in the series premiere of this docudrama.
Description

Spanning the years 1865 to 1890, The American West, will show how -- in the aftermath of the Civil War -- the United States transforms into the "land of opportunity." Viewers will be transported into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws and law men. The 8-episode limited event series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. The series features exclusive interviews with notable names from classic Western films, including Robert Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Ed Harris and more.

The American West is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on June 11, 2016.

Where to Watch The American West

The American West is available for streaming on the AMC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The American West on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon, , Vudu, AMC, The Roku Channel Free, Google Play, Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and Plex.

  • Premiere Date
    June 11, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,606)