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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 ...
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Melinda Culea ...
Constance Taylor
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Elder (as Bill Daydodge)
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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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Trivia

John Candy didn't want to make the film, but was contractually obligated to do it. See more »

Goofs

According to the movie, the land rush occurs during Ulysses S. Grant's presidency, which ran from 1869-1877. However, it shows a Pony Express rider delivering a message to Slade. The Pony Express existed from April 1860 to October 1861. See more »

Quotes

Billy: [after Julian finishes with his back] Thanks a lot.
[turns around, notices Julian's hard-on]
Billy: Wow, Julian. Look at you. Did you see a mermaid?
[Julian blushes and giggles]
Billy: Man, cold water usually has the opposite effect on me.
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Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Music by Richard Wagner
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Sad, So Sad.
23 May 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

John Candy was very much a hit-or-miss comic actor. His death was a tragedy and we all miss him a lot, but WAGONS EAST, in which he plays a bumbling wagonmaster who agrees to take a group of pioneers out of the wild west, is even sadder. I don't understand why it was even released. The story is pointless and weak, and the jokes aren't there. It saddens me even further that Candy's last film would be his all-time worst movie. So let's forget all about this one and remember him in his better films such as SUMMER RENTAL, PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES and UNCLE BUCK.

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