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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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Credited cast:
... Sam Danville
... Abigail Pixley
... Jules Arning
... Rose Hilridge
Antony Byrne ... Gus McGreevey
... Silich Cure
Adriana Butoi ... Prospector's Wife
James Carroll Jordan ... Sheriff (as James Jordan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Constantin Barbulescu ... Grizzled Miner
Dan Bordeianu ... Deputy
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ... Cornelius Harrington (as Dugald Bruce Lockhart)
Sorin Cristea ... Prospector Franklin
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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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30 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Alien Attack  »

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CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Several of the revolvers used in the film are modern stainless steel guns with vent ribs on the barrels. See more »

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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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Modern meets period with bizarre results
31 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Let me start off by saying that it's better than most of the pot boiler Sci Fi channel movies. It makes a tiny bit of pseudo science fiction sense.

I'll start off with a pet peeve of mine, ridiculous gun handling. They mixed extremely modern guns with period guns with no rhyme or reason. Modern Smith and Wesson revolvers in stainless steel with modern target sights and ventilated ribs are used side by side with ones that almost could be period. It's sloppy, very sloppy.

It's no gem. It's pleasant, something to watch when you've had a bad day and are just in the mood to relax to something mindless. Unfortunately I found many of the characters ridiculously bad. The worst was the woman bounty hunter. She was just too 21st century politically correct, but she wasn't the only one.


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