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How the West Was Fun (1994)

Twins Suzy and Jessica visit granny Natty's dude ranch in the Wild West. The ranch has too few paying visitors and granny may have to sell the ranch to evil developer Bart unless "somebody"... See full summary »

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Bart Gafooley
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Cookie
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Twins Suzy and Jessica visit granny Natty's dude ranch in the Wild West. The ranch has too few paying visitors and granny may have to sell the ranch to evil developer Bart unless "somebody" can help her. The twins also find the diary of their deceased mother Written by Mattias Thuresson

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19 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Abenteuer auf der Wildwasser-Ranch  »

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Goofs

At the beginning of the final party, an old lady is making a speech, while we can clearly see her at the same time ready to dance on the side of another woman, with the audience. See more »

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Cowgirls
Music and Lyrics by Richard Bellis and Gloria Kaye
Performed by Gloria Kaye
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best Olsen twin movie
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My kids thought this was the best movie by the Olsen twins, and so did I. ("Little Rascals" is not really an Olsen twin movie, and we didn't like "It Takes Two" as well.) Its plot is predictable but plausible, with a touch of mystery and suspense. Martin Mull gives a fine performance as the bad guy. The western scenery is excellent: production values seem higher than most made-for-TV movies. I think this is as good as many higher-rated IMDb movies, but it lacks drug or alcohol references, so I guess many pseudo-adults can't appreciate it. One funny part is the way George (Ben Cardinal), a native American / Indian, keeps arriving everywhere via mountain bike before the horses do.


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