How the West Was Won is a 1962 Western film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
- In episode 129 of The Jimmy Dean Show, Rowlf the Dog acts out his own screen test. He portrays a Southern gambler, betting various states of the U.S. in a game of dice. He explains he's been acting out How the West Was Won.
- Jim Henson's Muppets Annual 1980 features a Western story called "The Wild Bunch," which is subtitled as "How the West Was Done."