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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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Millie
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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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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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Trivia

Liam Neeson plays an antagonistic outlaw cowboy. In Seth MacFarlane's earlier work Family Guy: Prick Up Your Ears (2006), Peter Griffin jokes that without his knowledge, his kids will be 'as hopeless as Liam Neeson playing an American cowboy.' See more »

Goofs

Electric welds apparent on photographer's flash pan and on windmill vanes. Although electric arc welding had been invented by the early 1880s, it wasn't in common use until well into the 20th century. See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

There is a post-credits sequence involving the gunman at the fair from the final scene. See more »

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References Yojimbo (1961) See more »

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Back to the Future Theme
Written by Alan Silvestri
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Don't Follow The Sheep On Here
14 June 2014 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

OK, I've signed up to IMDb just to comment on this Movie. First Off I'm not A Seth McFarlane Fan. I don't like Family Guy and I Thought Ted was Childish.( But I am over 40) So when I read the reviews on here I had to go and see this movie for myself. Nothing could be that bad (I thought): And I was right. There is nothing wrong with this Movie. Its never going to win an award but I don't imagine they thought it would. Its funny, the characters are likable and the actors are excellent.

It would appear that somebody wrote a bad review on here and as usual, The Sheep jumped on The band Wagon.

This is as good a comedy as any I've seen in the last few years and better than a lot I've seen in the last ten years. The story was good and kept me entertained throughout the Movie. It was crude in places but its Seth McFarlane Folks ! What did you expect?.

I was glad I went to see this and came out with a smile on my face. I understand that maybe Ted was aimed at an age group a lot younger than me, but I just didn't like it. However, I did like this movie. As I said at the start, don't follow The Sheep. Give this a go and you wont be disappointed.


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