WESTERN
Title Index Movie Release Year Genre Plot
7 Mummies 1200 2005 Action; Adventure; Horror; Thriller; Western <i>Greed Never Dies</i><br /><br /> Coming soon!
American Outlaws 907 2001 Western; Action; Comedy <i>This Much Fun Can't Be Legal.</i><br /><br /> To corrupt railroad barons, Jesse James and Cole Younger are meddlers, troublemakers, ingrates and candidates for rope neckties. To the downtrodden folks in and around Liberty, Missouri, they're something far different. Heroes.<BR><BR> Jess, Cole and their rough-and-ready gang ride to the rescue of farmers terrorized by a railroad's land-grab scheme in <I>American Outlaws</I>, a dust-and-thunder update of Western lore starring Colin Farrell (<I>Tigerland</I>) as charismatic fiery Cole and Ali Larter (<I>Final Destination</I>) as Jesse's gutsy wife Zee. "If I were to design the perfect outlaw band," Detective Allan Pinkerton (Timothy Dalton) says, "this gang is what I would create." He may not have created it. But he sure has his hands full dealing with it.
Bandidas 1116 2006 Action; Comedy; Crime; Western In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. <a href="/rg/title-tease/trailers/title/tt0416496/trailers">(view trailer)</a>
Big Jake 439 1971 Action; Western The McCandles ranch is run over by a gang of cutthroats led by the evil John Fain. They kidnap little...
Blazing Saddles 557 1974 Comedy; Crime; Western <i>Never Give A Saga An Even Break!</i><br /><br /> "My name is Jim, but most people call me... Jim." And while <I>Blazing Saddles</I> is deliriously funny, most people call it deliriously funnier, thanks to this special, extras-packed 30th-Anniversary Edition.<br><br> Filmmaker, star and paddle-ball wiz Mel Brooks goes way out West and way out of his mind with a spiffy spoof set in an 1874 Old West where 1974 Hollywood is just one soundstage away - and where nonstop fun blasts prejudices to the high comedy heavens. Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn and more join for horseplay and horselaughs, making <I>Blazing Saddles</I> the #6 choice among the American Film Institute's Top-100 Comedies. Give these out to the boys in lieu of pay. And enjoy.
Bloodsport 307 1987 Action; Sport <i>"A Rocking, Socking, Martial-Arts Saga." -Leonard Klady, Los Angeles Times</i><br><br> <I>Bloodsport</I> takes you where few have ever gone - inside the hidden Hong Kong arena where elite combatants clash in the Kumite, the little-known but hotly contested world championship of full-contact fighting. No Westerner had ever won this titanic tournament until iron-willed American Frank Dux. <I>Bloodsport</I> is his story, a true-life triumph of bedrock courage, uncanny skill and steadfast loyalty.<br><br> As Dux, Jean-Claude Van Damme also enjoyed a true-life triumph. This role kickboxed his career as a box-office favorite into overdrive. Van Damme has dazzled audiences ever since, playing heroes who simply refused to lose. And when Van Damme steps onto the mat, <I>Bloodsport</I> isn't just a sport. It's a war!
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid 765 1969 Adventure; Comedy; Western One of the most popular screen westerns ever made, this Academy Award winning classic blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the true story of the West's most likeable outlaws. No one is quicker than Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman) when it comes to get rich quick schemes, and his sidekick Sundance (Robert Redford) is a wizard with a gun. When these two bungling bank and train robbers tire of running from the law, they set out for Bolivia with Sundance's girlfriend (Katharine Ross). Though they can barely speak enough Spanish to communicate 'This is a stick-up', that's only a minor detail to the two nicest "bad-guys" who ever rode the West.
Dances With Wolves 347 1990 Action; Adventure; Drama; War; Western <i>Winner Of Seven Academy Awards Including Best Picture 1990</i><br><br> Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. But when the encroaching U.S. Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a choice - one that will forever change his destiny and that of a proud and defiant nation.
Dead Man 644 1995 Adventure; Crime; Drama; Western <i>"Genuinely Outstanding!" -L.A. Weekly</i><br /><br /> Johnny Depp (<I>Sleepy Hollow, The Astronaut's Wife</I>) delivers a remarkable performance in this highly acclaimed tale of adventure and intrigue in the wild, wild West! A young man in search of a fresh start, William Blake (Depp), embarks on an exciting journey to a new town…never realizing the danger that lies ahead. But when a heated love triangle ends in double murder, Blake finds himself a wanted man, running scared -- until a mysterious loner (Gary Farmer) teaches him to face the dangers that follow a "dead man." With an outstanding supporting cast including Gabriel Byrne (<I>End Of Days, Stigmata</I>) and Robert Mitchum (<I>Cape Fear</I>), and a sizzling soundtrack by Neil Young, <I>Dead Man</I> is another motion picture triumph from filmmaker Jim Jarmusch.
Don't Come Knocking 1086 2005 Drama Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust...
Down in the Valley 1181 2005 Drama; Romance; Western Set in the present-day San Fernando Valley, the project revolves around a delusional man who believes he's a cowboy and the relationship that he starts with a rebellious young woman. <a href="/rg/title-tease/trailers/title/tt0398027/trailers">(view trailer)</a>
Fistful Of Dollars, A 605 1964 Western <i>"First-class western bravado!" - The New York Times</i><br /><br /> Clint Eastwood's legendary "Man With No Name" makes his powerful debut in this thrilling, action-packed "new breed of western" (Motion Picture Herald) from the acclaimed director of The Good, The Bad And The Ugly and For A Few Dollars More. Exploding with blistering shoot-outs, dynamic performances and atmospheric cinematography, it's an undisputed classic of the genre.<br> A mysterious gunman has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim, dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the "quick-draw," the stranger soon receives offers of employment from each gang. But his loyalty cannot be bought; he accepts both jobs…and sets in motion a plan to destroy both jobs…and sets in motion a plan to destroy both groups of criminals, pitting one against the other in a series of brilliantly orchestrated set-ups, showdowns and deadly confrontations.
For A Few Dollars More 606 1965 Western Eastwood is a keen-eyed, quick-witted bounty hunter on the bloody trail of Indio, the territory's most treacherous bandit. But his ruthless rival, Colonel Mortimer, is determined to bring Indio in first...dead or alive! Failing to capture their prey--or eliminate each other--the two are left with only one option: team up, or face certain death at the hands of Indio and his band of murderous outlaws.
Glory Road 1173 2006 Drama; Sport <i>Based On A True Story</i><br /><br /> The studio that brought you <i>Remember The Titans</i> now delivers another winner with this exciting and inspirational true story of the team that changed college basketball - and the nation - forever! Josh Lucas (<i>Sweet Home Alabama</i>) stars as future Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins of tiny Texas Western University, who bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African-American lineup. In a turbulent time of social and political change, their unlikely success sends shock waves through the sport that follow the underdog Miners all the way to an epic showdown with all-white, #1-ranked Kentucky for the National Championship!
Good the Bad and the Ugly, The 608 1966 Western <i>For Three Men The Civil War Wasn't Hell. It Was Practice!</i><br /><br /> By far the most ambitious, unflinchingly graphic and stylistically influential western ever mounted, The Good The Bad And The Ugly is an engrossing actioner shot through with a volatile mix of myth and realism. Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of $20,000-and letting no one, not even warring factions in a civil war, stand in their way.
Hang 'em High 607 1967 Western <i>Eastwood is Judge, Jury, and Executioner!</i><br /><br /> A band of vigilantes catch Jed Cooper and, incorrectly believing him guilty of cattle rustling and murder, hang him and leave him for dead. But he doesn't die. He returns to his former profession of lawman to hunt down his lynchers and bring them to justice.
Hidalgo 980 2004 Western <i>"It Will Take You On The Ride Of Your Life." - James Verniere, <i>Boston Herald</i></i><br /><br /> A sandstorm of epic proportions. A swarm of locusts so massive it obliterates the relentless sun. Deadly traps that defy imagination. These are just a few of the astonishing obstacles Frank T. Hopkins, the greatest long distance racer ever, faces in the rousing action-adventure <b>Hidalgo</b>. Based on a true story and starring Viggo Mortensen (<i>The Lord Of The Rings</i> Trilogy), Hopkins (Mortensen) and his mustang Hidalgo enter the ultimate extreme sport of its time - the Ocean Of Fire. Underdogs challenging the finest Arabian horses and riders, they must not only survive the grueling race across 3,000 miles of the Arabian Desert's punishing terrain, they must thwart the evil plots of competitors who vow victory at all costs! A great story of personal triumph, amazing special effects and memorable characters make <b>Hidalgo</b> one of the most thrilling adventures ever.
High Noon 1454 1952 Thriller; Western Gary Cooper won the Oscar for the Best Actor in this classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of righteous cowards in the greatest showdown in the history of cinema. The film also stars one of Hollywood's most beloved and prolific actors, Lloyd Bridges, and marks the first starring role for a beautiful young actress and internationally adored screen legend--Grace Kelly.
High Plains Drifter 609 1973 Western; Drama; Thriller <i>They'd never forget the day he drifted into town.</i><br /><br /> Clint Eastwood's second film as director, High Plains Drifter returns the actor to his familiar scene of the Old West and his familiar role of "The Man With No Name." Eastwood portrays a mysterious stranger who emerges out of the heat waves of the desert and rides into the guilt-ridden town of Lago. After committing three murders and one rape in the first 20 minutes, The Stranger is hired by the town to protect it from the three gunmen just out of jail. The Stranger then paints the town bright red, and renames it "Hell'" and supplies Devine retribution in a fiery climax.
Hills Have Eyes, The 505 1977 Horror; Thriller <i>Peter Locke Presents Wes Craven's Cult Classic-Uncut, Uncensored And On DVD For The First Time Ever!</i><br /><br /> The Carters are an all-American family on their way to California when their car breaks down far from civilization in the remote southwestern desert. But they are not alone: Watching from the hills is a very different kind of clan, a family of marauding inbred cannibals with an unspeakable taste for human flesh and monstrous brutality. In the nightmare that follows, what depravities must this wholesome family endure to survive? And in a primal wasteland ruled by lust and rage, who will become the most shocking savages of all?<br><br> Dee Wallace, James Whitworth, Susan Lanier and Michael Berryman co-star in this disturbing cult classic written and directed by horror-master Wes Craven (<i>Last House On The Left, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Scream</i>). Anchor Bay is proud to present <i>The Hills Have Eyes</i> fully restored from original negative materials, and presented in explosive DTS 6.1 and 5.1 Dolby Surround EX audio for the first time ever on DVD!
Joe Kidd 588 1972 Western Joe Kidd, which concerns a land war in New Mexico at the turn of the century, marks Clint Eastwood at the top of his form as a western hero. Filmed in 1971, the classic backdrop of the High Sierras, the top-notch acting skills of Robert Duvall and the rugged Eastwood as a "hired gun" who takes action based on his own particular sense of justice. And like a very classic western, it has gunfights, conflicts, and a slam-bang finale which has a locomotive being driven through a saloon where the bad guys are hiding.
Legends of the Fall 593 1994 Drama; Romance; War; Western <i>After the Fall from Innocence the Legend Begins.</i><br /><br /> A passionate journey into the darkest secrets of love, betrayal and the unbreakable bonds of blood.
Magnificent Seven, The 345 1960 Western <i>2 Disc Set</i><br><br> Meet the seven gunmen who fought like seven hundred in John Sturge's classic Western retelling of Akira Kurosawa's <i>The Seven Samurai</i>. This "iconic film" (<i>Variety</i>) features spectacular gun battles, Elmer Bernstein's Oscar®-nominated score and legendary cast including Academy Award® winners Yul Brenner (Best Actor, <i>The King and I</i>, 1956) and James Coburn (Best Supporting Actor, <i>Affliction</i>, 1997), together with Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson. Often imitated and spawning three sequels and a television series, the "enduring popular" (<i>Leonard Maltin</i>) cinematic achievement is "the very finest of the genre ever made" (<i>Los Angeles Times</i>).
Man Called Horse, A 764 1970 Drama; Western <i>"...consistently fascinating, action-filled...A classic." -Hollywood Reporter</i><br><br> Richard Harris stars in this carefully documented epic that attempted to realistically portray the life of the American Sioux in the early 19th century. When an English lord is captured by a Sioux Indian tribe, he is given to the chief's aging mother as a servant. Gradually, he embraces the tribe's way of life and falls in love with the Chief's sister. But before he can be accepted with honor as an equal member of the tribe, he must endure the Sun Vow - a savage ritual far beyond the realm of anything dreamed of in the civilized world. <bR><Br> To recreate authentic Indian costumes for the film's accuracy, the production designer met with real American Indians only to discover their notion of Indian clothing was based on the costumes designed by Hollywood studios.
Miracle At Sage Creek 1233 2005 Western <i>"One of the best Westerns in 20 years." -Kirby Jonas, Western Writers Of America</i><br /><br /> With a history of feuding, horse rustling and violence the Franklin and Red Eagle families are well known rivals in the lawless western frontier. When disaster strikes, these two families will be forced to confront their many differences as lives hang in the balance. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Wyoming's majestic open range, <i>Miracle At Sage Creek</i> is an uplifting western classic; a story of faith, filled with action and suspense that will thrill the whole family.
Near Dark 1357 1987 Horror; Western <i>Pray For Daylight</i><br /><br /> In the dusty heart of the American southwest, innocent country boy Caleb Colton (Adrian Pasdar of <I>Mysterious Ways</I>) is seduced by a beautiful girl (Jenny Wright) into joining a roving pack of vicious drifters led by the enigmatic Jesse (Lance Henriksen of <I>The Terminator</I> and <I>Aliens</I>). But this is no ordinary band of outlaws; Caleb is now trapped in a nightmare of soulless evil that waits in the shadows, hellish mayhem that thrives on blood and absolute horror that begins <I>Near Dark</I>.<br><br> Bill Paxton (<I>Twister</I>) and Jenette Goldstein (<I>Aliens</I>) co-star in this extraordinary shocker co-written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow (<I>Strange Days</I>) that Entertainment Weekly calls "ultrastylish, ultraviolent and altogether brilliant." This is more than simply the most ferociously original vampire movie of our generation; <I>Near Dark</I> is one of the best horror movies of all time.
Once Upon A Time In Mexico 1379 2003 Action; Crime; Thriller <i>"One non-stop thrill after another!" - Clay Smith, Access Hollywood</i><br /><br /> Leaping back into action, gun-slinging, guitar-toting hero "El Mariachi" is back in town in <I>Once Upon a Time in Mexico</I>, as director Robert Rodirguez delivers the epic final chapter of his pulp western trilogy. Starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Eva Mendes, Enrique Iglesias and William Dafoe <I>Once Upon a Time In Mexico</I> is a full-frontal assault.
Once Upon A Time In The West 597 1969 Western <i>Special Collector's Edition</i><br /><br /> Sergio Leone's original uncut masterpiece is a monumental epic. The picture itself is as big as its Monument Valley locations. As grand as it's fine distinguished cast, and as tough and bawdy as everybody imagines the old west. Henry Fonda plays the blackest character of his long career, and he's utterly convincing as Frank, the ruthless, murderous psychopath who suffers no conscience pangs after annihilating an entire family. Jason Robards is the half-breed falsely accused of the terrible slaughter. Charles Bronson plays The Man, who remembers how his brother was savagely tortured. Brilliantly directed be Leone, this glorious picture re-established the Western's significance to cinema art.
Open Range 919 2003 Drama; Western <i>"One Of This Year's Very Best."-ABC-TV</i><br /><br /> Packed with epic action, <i>Open Range</i> is a powerfully gripping story that's never been told until now, and stars Academy Award winners Robert Duvall (<i>John Q</i>) and Kevin Costner (<i>Tin Cup</i>), and Academy Award nominee Annette Bening (<i>American Beauty</i>). A group of free grazers, four men trying to escape their pasts, are driving cattle and living off the land on the open range-a place where nature makes the only laws. When a ruthless, evil rancher tries to run them out of town, the men's peaceful existence takes a tumultuous turn and ends in the grittiest, most explosive gunfight on film as two men battle a town for honor, justice and a way of life that's quickly disappearing.
Outlaw Josey Wales, The 614 1976 Western; Drama As <I>The Outlaw Josey Wales</I>, Clint Eastwood is ideal as a wary, fast drawing loner, akin to the "Man With No Name" from his European Westerns. But unlike that other mythic outlaw, Josey Wales has a name - and a heart.<br><br> The heart opens up as the action unfolds. After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of killers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected. <I>Time</I> called it one of 1976's best movies. Over time, <I>The Outlaw Josey Wales</I> has secured a placed as one of the top Westerns ever.
Paint Your Wagon 376 1969 Western A raucous western comedy, <I>Paint Your Wagon</I> is punctuated with a classic Lerner and Loewe musical score, including "They Call The Wind Maria" and "I Talk To The Trees."<br><br> The story of a gold mining boomtown full of brawny men center on the work-and-play partnership of Ben and Pardner (Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood) and the delicate wife they share (Jean Seberg).
Pale Rider 933 1985 Western <i>..and hell followed him.</i><br /><br /> After corporate mining boss Coy LaHood (Richard Dysart) begins a campaign of terror to drive independent pan miners out of the area, a nameless stranger called Preacher (Eastwood) rides into the underdogs' camp. He becomes their avenger. The tycoon then hires a badge-wearing killer and his duster-shrouded deputies, men loyal to whomever pays the most. LaHood pays gold. But in a climactic shootout to remember, Preacher pays in lead.
Quick And The Dead, The 1385 1995 Action; Adventure; Western <i>Think you're quick enough?</i><br /><br /> Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman and director Sam Raimi reinvent the American Western in this wild, sexy shoot-out studded with action, suspense, and offbeat humor.
Ravenous 1409 1999 Comedy; Horror; Thriller; Western <i>Survival is the only option!</i><br /><br /> It’s a recipe for nonstop action and excitement when the inhabitants of an isolated military outpost go up against a marauding band of cannibals in a deadly struggle for survival!<br> Guy Pearce (L.A. confidential), Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting) and David Arquette (Scream) must fight brutal elements of the Sierra Nevada wilderness – as well as their own murderous instincts – in the year’s most thrilling adventure, filled with “over-the-top energy, gore and style!” (Los Angeles Weekly)
Renegade 712 2004 Action; Adventure; Western In the 1870's, U.S Marshal Mike S. Blueberry tries to stop Wally Blount, the man who killed his girlfriend...
Shanghai Noon 450 2000 Action; Adventure; Comedy; Western Jackie Chan plays a Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.
Silverado (Collector's Edition) 574 1985 Western Get Ready for some horse riding gun-toting, whiskey-drinking fun in this digitally remastered collector's edition of Lawrence Kasdan's SILVERADO, featuring a never-before-seen documentary with interviews from cast and crew!<br> The spirited Western stars Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, and Danny Glover as four unwitting heroes who cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail, and learn who their real friends are.
Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada, The 1218 2005 Western <i>For Justice. For Loyalty. For Friendship.</i><br /><br /> Oscar® winner Tommy Lee Jones (Best Supporting Actor, <i>The Fugitive</i>, 1993) directs and stars in this poetic and striking modern-day Western.<BR><BR> Pete Perkins (Jones) is a veteran cowboy who embodies the values of the old west, living in a small Texas town bordering the U.S. and Mexico. He hires Melquiades Estrada as a ranch hand and quickly befriends the man. But when Estrada is gunned down under mysterious circumstances, Perkins takes justice into his own hands and kidnaps trigger-happy border patrolman Mike Norton (Barry Pepper - <i>Saving Private Ryan</i>), forcing Norton to unearth Estrada's body and accompany Perkins on horseback on the long and treacherous journey through the frontier mountains and back roads of Mexico to bring his friend's body home.
Tombstone 902 1993 Action; Drama; Western <i>Every town has a story. Tombstone has a legend.</i><br /><br /> A sizzling, star-studded cast brings to life the legendary battle to deliver justice to TOMBSTONE! Kurt Russel turns in a gripping performance as US Marshall Wyatt Earp, and Val Kilmer ignites the screen as the outrageous Doc Holiday. Together, they team up to bring law to the lawless in a notorious showdown with ruthless outlaws at the OK coral! Get ready for an explosive, action-paked adventure the Wild West would never forget!
Tremors 4 1314 1990 Action; Comedy; Horror; Sci-Fi; Thriller; Western <i>Get ready to be shaken to your core by the all-new prequel to the original Tremors!</i><br /><br /> <b>Tremors 4: The Legend Begins</b> <Br> When workers in the remote mining town of Rejection, Nevada falls victim to an unseen predator, the mine's owner, Hiram Gummer (Michael Gross), great-grandfather to <i>Tremors</i> Burt Gummer, hires a mercenary to destroy the carnivorous creatures before they swallow up his profits. What follows is an all-out assault that takes the battleground from deep in the earth to a suspense-filled showdown on the streets of Rejection! <bR><BR> <i>Tremors 4: The Legend Begins</i> will thrill you with incredible action sequences, awesome bonus features and earth-shaking special effects created by the award-winning team behind the original box-office hit, <i>Tremors</i>. <br><Br> <i>This pack includes a free copy of the original Tremors</i>.
Two Mules For Sister Sara 441 1970 Comedy; War; Western Set in Mexico, a nun called Sara is rescued from three cowboys by Hogan, who is on his way to do some reconnaissance...
Unforgiven 610 1992 Western; Drama Clint Eastwood's film Unforgiven is an exciting modern classic that rode off with four 1992 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Director. "The movie summarized everything I feel about the Western," Eastwood told the Los Angeles Times. "The moral is the concern with gunplay." Eastwood and Morgan Freeman play retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey. Richard Harris is an ill-fated interloper, a colorful killer-for-hire called English Bob. Best Supporting Actor winner Gene Hackman is the sly and brutal local sheriff whose brand of law enforcement ranges from unconventional to ruthless. Big trouble is coming to Big Whiskey.
Wesley Cash 1114 2004 Action; Thriller; Western <i>He Came Home To Start A New Life. Instead, He Started A War.</i><br><br> After learning of his father's death, Wesley Cash returns home with dreams of settling down and rebuilding the family cattle business. Once home however, Cash is told that his birthright, a hundred thousand acre ranch, has been sold and that his love is in the arms of another man. Without the ranch, Cash has nothing and decides to leave, but not before convincing his love to go with him. Wesley is physically attacked for his efforts and a fatal brawl ensues, ending with Cash shooting his attacker. Fearing for his life, Wesley runs and rightly so as the dead man's brother swears revenge. Wesley's dark past, however, casts a shower on his escape and the more Cash runs the more trouble he finds himself in. Wesley finally decides that he must confront his past before he will ever be allowed to live in the present. In the climax Wesley comes face to face with the dead man's brother and a dark secret is revealed as to the truth of his father's death.
Wild Wild West 542 1999 Action; Adventure; Comedy; Western If you think special government agent James West is fast with a six-shooter, wait'll he lays a quip on you! Megahit star Will Smith plays West, reuniting with <I> Men in Black</I> director Barry Sonnenfeld in an effects-loaded, shoot-from-the-lip spectacular. Kevin Kline plays fellow agent and crackerjack inventor Artemus Gordon, teamed with West on a daring assignment: Stop legless Dr. Arliss Loveless (Kenneth Branagh) and his diabolical plot for a Disunited States of America. Salma Hayek is mysterious adventuress Rita Escobar. And all manner of geared-up 1860s gadgets - from belt-buckle derringers to surprise-packed billiard balls to a walking, eight-story, steam-and-steel tarantula - help make <I>Wild Wild West</I> a <I>Wow Wow West!</I>
Young Guns 408 1988 Western <i>Six of the hottest stars</i><br><br> The year is 1878, Lincoln County, John Tunstall, a British ranch owner, hires six rebellious boys as "regulators" to protect his ranch against the ruthless Santa Fe Ring. When Tunstall is killed in an ambush, the Regulators, led by the wild-tempered Billy the Kid (<b>Estevez</b>), declare war on the Ring. As their vendetta turns into a bloody rampage, they are branded outlaws, becoming the objects of the largest manhunt in the western history.
Young Guns II 409 1990 Western <i>A legend forged in a blaze of glory.</i><br><br> Good weather for a hanging. Billy the Kid's outlaw ingrates are penned like sows in a Lincoln County pit and the Kid is strapped in a nearby hotel. But the hangman will go home disappointed tonight. Billy cleverly breaks himself - then his gang - free. One of the West's greatest legends lives to ride another day.<br><br> Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips and Christian Slater saddle up for <I>Young Guns II</I>, featuring Jon Bon Jovi's Oscar - nominated and Golden Globe Award - winning Best Original Song <I>Blaze of Glory</I>. By 1879, the Lincoln County Wars have ended but bad blood endures. Billy and his men look to Mexico for haven - if they can elude Billy's one-time friend, pursuing sheriff Pat Garrett (William Petersen).

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