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High Plains Invaders (2009)

A wild west town hosts the strangest showdown of all: against an invading army of extraterrestrials. Outlaws and townspeople must join forces to survive.

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Sam Danville
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Abigail Pixley
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Jules Arning
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Rose Hilridge
Antony Byrne ...
Gus McGreevey
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Silich Cure
Adriana Butoi ...
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Grizzled Miner
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Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ...
Cornelius Harrington (as Dugald Bruce Lockhart)
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A wild west town hosts the strangest showdown of all: against an invading army of extraterrestrials. Outlaws and townspeople must join forces to survive.

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No One Invited Them. Nothing Can Stop Them.

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Sci-Fi | Western

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30 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Alien Attack  »

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CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

Several of the revolvers used in the film are modern stainless steel guns with vent ribs on the barrels. See more »

Quotes

Gus McGreevey: Every condemned man gets a last request. What's yours gonna be?
Sam Danville: Well, I wouldn't mind if they'd built that gallows a little higher. I'd prefer it if my neck snapped straight off instead of strangling slow-like. There's no dignity in a death like that.
Gus McGreevey: Ask for a cigar.
Sam Danville: Hmm, why's that?
Gus McGreevey: The sheriff brings them in special and hates having to share, even with a dying man.
Sam Danville: Never did kind to smoking. Nearly choked me to death the first time I tried.
Gus McGreevey: Death by cigar. Sure beats a noose.
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References High Plains Drifter (1973) See more »

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Eh...
20 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The concept of the movie interested me but unfortunately the film itself while decent still isn't something memorable. Technically it's better than the average syfy movie but... that's not really a compliment.

The characters actually are slightly deeper than most stock archetypes you'd find inhabiting similar film scripts. Unfortunately long before it's necessary too many sign the "doomed" roster, and honestly knowing who's going to survive or not takes away from the film too much.

Interesting creatures. Unfortunately that only means we're not going to be seeing them appear in one of the occasional good syfy movies. Ultimately I was hoping for another film like "Aztec Rex" where the cheesy scenario and interesting characters in danger provide an entertaining film; apparently it wasn't to be.


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