Loved The 'Lone Ranger' Finale? Other Great, Big Western Climaxes!

While "The Lone Ranger" is not getting the kind of reviews that any potential blockbuster would hope for, most critics can't help but fall for the thrilling, climactic train sequence set to the tune of the William Tell Overture.

A Western may only be as good as it's climax, and that being the case, there are many, many classic scenes that helped the movies they're featured in enter the pantheon of the most American genre.

Check out our collection of Western finales after the jump!

"The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"

"The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford"*

*emotional finale, not the ending



"The Proposition"

"True Grit"

"The Wild Bunch"