2011 Western Movies

Rango

Rango

  • 87%
  • PG
  • 107 min
  • Animation

A sheltered chameleon, living as an ordinary family pet, faces a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt -- a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures -- the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt -- until, in a blaze of action-packed situations and encounters with outrageous characters, Rango starts to become the hero he once only pretended to be.

Cowboys & Aliens

Cowboys & Aliens

  • 43%
  • NONE
  • 119 min
  • Action

Based on the Malibu Comics graphic novel that mixes Western and science fiction genres. Set in 1800s Arizona, a skirmish between cowboys and Apaches is interrupted by the crash landing of a space ship. The alien commander plans to tame the Old West and enslave everyone, but the cowboys and Native Americans turn their six-guns against the alien invaders.

Meek's Cutoff

Meek's Cutoff

  • 85%
  • PG
  • 104 min
  • Drama

Features the expedition made by Stephen Meek on the Oregon Trail from Fort Laramie to Willamette Valley in 1845 which became one of the more infamous expeditions made during the era.

Blackthorn

Blackthorn

  • 75%
  • R
  • 98 min
  • Action

It’s been said (but unsubstantiated) that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were killed in a standoff with the Bolivian military in 1908. In Blackthorn, Cassidy (Shepard) survived, and is quietly living out his years under the name James Blackthorn in a secluded Bolivian village. Tired of his long exile from the US and hoping to see his family again before he dies, Cassidy sets out on the long journey home. But when an unexpected encounter with an ambitious young criminal (Eduardo Noriega) derails his plans, he is thrust into one last adventure, the likes of which he hasn’t experienced since his glory days with the Sundance Kid.

A Cold Day in Hell

A Cold Day in Hell

    • PG-13
    • 95 min
    • Western

    Sierra Nevada Mountains, 1887: William Drayton, once a crack sharpshooter in the Civil War, has lost his wife and home. He has ascended to the high country, wanting never to be heard from again.

    Butcher's Crossing

      • Drama

      An epic adventure based on the 1960 revisionist Western novel by John Williams. Set in 1870s America, the film focuses on a man who forsakes his Harvard education to move to the small Kansas town of Butcher's Crossing. There, he joins the hunt for one of the last great buffalo herds.

      In with the Outlaws

        • Comedy

        A comedy western in which a sheriff is born into a family of outlaws. When a consignment of gold rolls into town he must stop his relations from stealing it.

        Mad Mad Wagon Party

          • NONE
          • 102 min
          • Comedy

          You'll see what happens when this wagon train heads west for the Gold rush with a drunk for a wagon master & a wagon full of hookers.

          Saving Private Perez

          Saving Private Perez

            • PG-13
            • 105 min
            • Adventure

            Julian Perez, Mexico's most notorious leader of organized crime, must embark on a mission given to him by the only authority he respects... his mother.

            Joined by a colorful band of infamous criminals, Julian must risk his life to fulfill his mother's wish & rescue his brother from the war-ridden bowels of the most treacherous land in the world, IRAQ.

            The Big Valley

              • Western

              A feature adaptation of ABC's '60s TV series "The Big Valley." Sarandon would play the role of Victoria Barkley, the character played by Barbara Stanwyck in the original. In the Western series, which ran on ABC from 1965-69, Stanwyck played the matriarch of a ranching family in the 1870s San Joaquin Valley.