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Wagons East (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Western  |  26 August 1994 (USA)
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In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.

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Abe Ferguson (as Abe Benrubi)
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Douglas Carlson ...
Bar Patron
Melinda Culea ...
Constance Taylor
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Bud Davis ...
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Elder (as Bill Daydodge)
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Clayton Ferguson
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Harry Bob Ferguson
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Little Feather
Stuart Proud Eagle Grant ...
White Cloud (as Stuart Grant)
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In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.

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They came, they saw, they changed their minds.


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Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Apo pou pane gia tin Agria Dysi parakalo?  »

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$4,358,940 (USA)
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John Candy didn't want to make the film, but was contractually obligated to do it. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie when the politician is making a speech encouraging the attendees that their future lies in the west, he gestures and points with his cane indicating the direction west. However based on the time given, high noon, (as indicated by the watch of the man with the starting pistol), the shadows on the ground clearly indicate that he is actually pointing east. See more »

Quotes

The Chief: [in Sioux] Untie them, Little Feather.
Little Feather: [in Sioux] Father, I hate that name.
The Chief: [in Sioux] Ah, my son.
[waves his hand in front of his crotch]
The Chief: [in Sioux] Untie them, Big Snake That Makes Women Faint!
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Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Music by Richard Wagner
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Sorry comedy
1 November 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Wagons East" was a big disappointment for me. But the saddest thing about this movie is that it turned out to be John Candy's last film role (he died just before shooting was completed on this). There are only a few laughs throughout this western spoof, and for a comedy that doesn't cut it. If you want to see a uproarious spoof of western movies, the answer is obvious. See Mel Brooks' classic "Blazing Saddles". Or if you want to see Candy in much better material, see "Summer Rental", "Spaceballs", or "Uncle Buck" (just to name a few). These three movies (as well as others) shows us what a great comic actor he was. Unfortuneately, "Wagons East" does not. What a shame!

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