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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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Elder (as Bill Daydodge)
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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 died during filming. His few remaining scenes were either not filmed, or were filmed using a stand-in, then re-written not to involve him. His second bar sequence re-uses footage from his earlier bar sequence. See more »

Goofs

During the fight with the General, a contrail is clearly visible above Harlow's head. See more »

Quotes

River Townsman: Ma'am, you people are crazy!
Belle: Crazy? What do you mean, crazy? Because we risked out lives crossing a river instead of staying on the other side? Because we have faith in ourselves? Because we believe in a wagonmaster who gave us the courage and the confidence to do things we never thought we could have done?
River Townsman: No, because most people use the bridge.
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Featured in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 24 August 1994 (1994) See more »

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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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