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Wagons East (1994)

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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Harry Bob Ferguson
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Little Feather
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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?  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,802,878 (USA) (28 August 1994)

Gross:

$4,358,940 (USA)
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Trivia

Ends with "Dedicated to the memory of John Candy". See more »

Goofs

When Junior Ferguson jumps off the cliff into the water after Harlow falls, he hits the water mostly on his back. When the camera cuts to the crowd above and then back to the water, his feet are sticking up out of the water, implying that he'd gone head-first into the sandbar. See more »

Quotes

The Chief: [in Sioux] Untie them, Little Feather.
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The Chief: [in Sioux] Ah, my son.
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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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Candy's last movied was pretty good - despite critics
13 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I actually quite enjoyed this movie. It was by no means John Candy's best but it was certainly better than we expected. Perhaps that's why I disagree with what most critics say.

Perhaps I love it for sentimental reasons knowing that Candy died just before the movie was completed. Nonetheless we had a good laugh and I do recommend this as a good pop corn movie.

The main premise of the movie is that there are a group of individuals in a small western town that have had it with "The Code" of the west. They hire a drunken guide (Candy) to take them back east and thus starts the comedy of errors as they go against the grain.

Admittedly the acting is only fair at best, but then again most of these characters are comedians do a pretty good job of playing off each other.


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