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Wagons East (1994)

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In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.

Director:

Peter Markle

Writers:

Matthew Carlson (screenplay), Jerry Abrahamson (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Bays ... River Townsman
Abraham Benrubi ... Abe Ferguson (as Abe Benrubi)
Jill Boyd Jill Boyd ... Prudence Taylor
John Candy ... James Harlow
Douglas Carlson Douglas Carlson ... Bar Patron
Melinda Culea ... Constance Taylor
Ryan Cutrona ... Tom
Bud Davis ... Desperado Leader
Billy Daydoge Billy Daydoge ... Elder (as Bill Daydodge)
Thomas F. Duffy ... Clayton Ferguson
David Dunard David Dunard ... Harry Bob Ferguson
Steve Eastin ... Bartender
Roger Eschbacher ... Reporter
Rodney A. Grant ... Little Feather
Stuart Proud Eagle Grant Stuart Proud Eagle Grant ... White Cloud (as Stuart Grant)
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Storyline

In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.

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They came, they saw, they changed their minds.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apo pou pane gia tin Agria Dysi parakalo? See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,802,878, 28 August 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,358,940
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character 'John Slade' is a reference to 'Cactus Jack Slade' in The Villain (1979), played by Kirk Douglas. See more »

Goofs

Slade loses his glasses during the cliff scene. They mysteriously reappear soon after. See more »

Quotes

James H. Harlow: [drunk] We leave at dawn... noon-ish.
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Connections

Featured in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 24 August 1994 (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Music by Richard Wagner
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Very Funny
25 January 2001 | by eckhouse24See all my reviews

This film is better then one thinks. Some of it is slapstick, some dry humor, and some just plain old physical comedy. Charles Rocket is hilarious in his brief moments on the screen, and Richard Lewis has never been funnier. John Candy will be missed, and it is sad that this was his last film, but at least he gave us one great laugh. All in all, I think this is an 8, reason being is that I don't see this being a great film, but it is sure entertaining.


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