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Wild Wild West (1999)

 -  Action | Western | Comedy  -  30 June 1999 (USA)
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The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a 19th century inventor-villain.

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Storyline

Jim West is a guns-a-blazing former Civil War hero. Artemus Gordon is an inventive U.S. Marshal who excels in disguise. When the United States is threatened by psychotic Confederate Arliss Loveless, President Ulysses Grant teams the duo up to bring him to justice. On a hazard-packed train journey from Washington D.C. to Utah, West and Gordon must combine their skills to best Loveless and his diabolical machines. Written by Chris Turner <theaten@earthlink.net> and J. Kyle

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It's a whole new west. July '99. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, sex references and innuendo | See all certifications »

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30 June 1999 (USA)  »

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As Loucas Aventuras de James West  »

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Box Office

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,487,176 (UK) (13 August 1999)

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$113,745,408 (USA) (1 October 1999)
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Goofs

Initially, the horse cart filled with nitro is facing the saloon, horses on the near side, when West is dangling over the edge of a ridge. Later, when Loveless detaches the cart from the horses, it is shown as facing away from the saloon with the horses on the far side. See more »

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Dr. Arliss Loveless: [after blasting McGrath] Well, I think that concludes this night's festivities. Ladies, feed him to the crabs.
[he turns to face the assembled foreign dignitaries]
Dr. Arliss Loveless: Gentlemen, since the beginning of written history a nation's power has been measured by the size of its standing army. Tonight that chapter will be closed. The traditional army, to say nothing of the United States, will become extinct, laid low by a *cripple*-!
[splash as McGrath's body hits the water]
Dr. Arliss Loveless: -as the general so amusingly ...
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Wild Wild West
Written by Stevie Wonder, Will Smith, Mohandas Dewese
Performed by Will Smith featuring Dru Hill and Kool Mo Dee
Includes samples from "I Wish"
Performed by Stevie Wonder
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29 December 1999 | by (roanoke, va) – See all my reviews

after being subjected to about the first 15 minutes of this hot-poker-in-the-eye of a movie, i just wanted to weep. THEY SPENT 170 MILLION DOLLARS ON THIS PIECE OF JUNK?!!!!! of all the quality unfilmed scripts floating around in hollywood, some higher up at warner brothers actually looked at this script and said "Hmmmm, this is fantastic, let's make it." my faith in american studios keeps dwindling quickly................


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