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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  30 May 2014 (USA)
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As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.

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Storyline

Set in 1882 in the American west, Albert is a lowly farmer with a nice girlfriend. But when she leaves him for the more successful and handsome owner of a moustachery store, Albert returns to his lonely daily life of trying to avoid death. Then the mysterious Anna rides into town and captures Albert's interest and heart, but with her deadly husband in town, Albert is going to have to become the western gun-slinging hero he never was. It won't be easy because there are a million ways to die in the west. Written by Anne Campbell

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material | See all certifications »

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30 May 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pueblo chico, pistola grande  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,797,385 (USA) (30 May 2014)

Gross:

$42,615,685 (USA) (11 July 2014)
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Gilbert Gottfried:  Abraham Lincoln in Albert's drug trip. See more »

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When Albert is learning how to shoot, he cocks the hammer twice before starting to shoot. After the missed shots, Anna reloads the gun. First she drops two bullets and when the angle changes she drops 6 more. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Some people are born into the wrong time and place. This was the American frontier in 1882, a hard land for hard folk. Food was scarce, disease was rampant, and life was a daily struggle for survival. Hell, this was Miss America in 1880
[picture of a leathery middle-aged woman]
Narrator: . Holy shit. To build a home and a life in this harsh, unforgiving country required that a man be bold, fearless, and tough as iron. The men who were courageous and resilient were the men who prospered. But ...
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There is a post-credits sequence involving the gunman at the fair from the final scene. See more »

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References The Searchers (1956) See more »

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Back to the Future Theme
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Meh...the marketing was good.
1 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Seth McFarland did not hit it out of the park with this one. I was actually disappointed. The writing was just not all that creative. McFarland's overly gratuitous potty humor simply didn't carry the film from start to finish. I appreciate Blazing Saddles-type humor and this wasn't that caliber..or even close. Less is more, Seth.

I felt Charlize Theron and Liam Neeson were the only redeeming actors. Sarah Silverman is caustic as usual and Amanda Seyfried was anemic. Neil Patrick Harris played Barney Stinson a la 1882. The locations were scenic and the sets were believable.

Wait for this one to be on TBS on a rainy Sunday while you nap on the couch. One man's opinion...


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