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Prairie Fever (2008)

Drunken ex-sheriff Preston Biggs gets a ticket out of the jail-house and a fistful of cash to escort three half-crazed rejected mail-order brides to the nearest train back east. Along the ... See full summary »

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Abigail
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Lettie
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Desk Clerk
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Drunken ex-sheriff Preston Biggs gets a ticket out of the jail-house and a fistful of cash to escort three half-crazed rejected mail-order brides to the nearest train back east. Along the way he teams up with a spunky, crooked lady gambler who wants to go straight and is running from her villainous husband Lance Henrickson. Written by NoOneInPaticular

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Justice is only one bullet away.

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29 March 2008 (USA)  »

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A préri gyermekei  »

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$1,900,000 (estimated)
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The distinctive purple dress worn by Abigail at the hotel dinner is the same dress worn by the character of Dorothy Jennings in the TV show 'Dr Quinn: Medicine Woman'. See more »

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At the start of the movie, when the woman is being used as a shield, the closeup of Sheriff Biggs pistol shows no bullets in the chambers, but after she yells for him to shoot, the next closeup shows one shell, a hollow point, in the cylinder. Hollow points had not been invented at the time. See more »

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Decent Video Movie With Good Character Development
15 December 2009 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Drunken ex-sheriff Kevin Sorbo gets a ticket out of the jail-house and a fistful of cash to escort three half-crazed rejected mail-order brides to the nearest train back east. Along the way he teams up with a spunky, crooked lady gambler who wants to go straight and is running from her villainous husband/partner Lance Henrickson.

Fun and a little offbeat, Kevin Sorbo gets to show off his knack for comedy as well as action with help from a good supporting cast. They all certainly interact well together. It helps that the script gives each of the women fully developed, three-dimensional characters to work with.

Great trail scenery makes for a refreshing change of pace from the usually fake looking town sets you see in most modern westerns.


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