Best Western Movies of 1994


Legends of the Fall

7.5/10 IMDB

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas, Karina Lombard, Gordon Tootoosis, John Novak, Robert Wisden, David Kaye ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 1994-12-16


7.0/10 IMDB

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, and the two try and enter the game.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Dub Taylor, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul L. Smith, Dan Hedaya ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1994-05-20

Wyatt Earp

6.7/10 IMDB

Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews, Linden Ashby, Jeff Fahey, Joanna Going, Mark Harmon, Michael Madsen, Catherine O'Hara ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 1994-06-24

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold

5.6/10 IMDB

Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have a wonderful birthday-night with his wife when he discovers a treasure map of Curly by chance. Together with Phil and unfortunately Glen he tries to find the hidden gold of Curly's father in the desert of Arizona.

Starring: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance, Patricia Wettig, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill McKinney, Lindsay Crystal, Beth Grant, Bob Balaban ..
Directed by: Paul Weiland
Release date: 1994-06-10

Bad Girls

5.2/10 IMDB

Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore, James Russo, James Le Gros, Robert Loggia, Dermot Mulroney, Jim Beaver, Nick Chinlund ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1994-04-22

8 Seconds

6.5/10 IMDB

This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.

Starring: Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, Cynthia Geary, James Rebhorn, Carrie Snodgress, Linden Ashby, Renée Zellweger, Lori Heuring, Red Mitchell, Ronnie Claire Edwards ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1994-02-25

The Cowboy Way

5.9/10 IMDB

Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson, Marg Helgenberger, Luis Guzmán, Angel Caban, Joaquín Martínez, Tomas Milian, Cara Buono ..
Directed by: Gregg Champion
Release date: 1994-06-03

Frank & Jesse

5.7/10 IMDB

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob and Charlie Ford, Clell Miller and Arch Clements take to robbing banks, trains and coaches, with Pinkerton sworn to bringing them to justice.

Starring: Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis, William Atherton, Todd Field, Robert Moniot, Cole S. McKay, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Maria Pitillo, Luke Askew ..
Directed by: Robert Boris
Release date: 1994-10-21
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Cheyenne Warrior

Cheyenne Warrior

6.4/10 IMDB

An interracial love story, set in the turbulent wild west, stirs up tensions between the Indians and the settlers.

Starring: Kelly Preston, Bo Hopkins, Dan Haggerty, Clint Howard, Charles Edwin Powell, Pato Hoffmann, Nik Winterhawk, Patricia Van Ingen, Frankie Avina, Danny Lee Clark ..
Directed by: Mark Griffiths
Release date: 1994-01-01

Lightning Jack

5.5/10 IMDB

Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.

Starring: Paul Hogan, Beverly D'Angelo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Pat Hingle, Richard Riehle, Frank McRae, Roger Daltrey, L.Q. Jones, Roy Brocksmith, Kamala Lopez ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer, Paul Hogan, Greg Coote
Release date: 1994-03-11
Best Western Movies of 1994 : The Substitute Wife

The Substitute Wife

6.5/10 IMDB

In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm.

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, Lea Thompson, Peter Weller, Gail Cronauer, Karis Paige Bryant, Babs George, Cory Lloyd, Colton Conklin, Annie Suite, Gena Sleete ..
Directed by: Peter Werner
Release date: 1994-05-23
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Gambler V: Playing for Keeps

Gambler V: Playing for Keeps

6.0/10 IMDB

Brady Hawkes has to run to his son's rescue once again in this continuation of the Gambler stories. Jeremiah is now a young man who has become involved with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Brady pursues the gang in order to get Jeremiah out of the gang before he gets in too much trouble with the law.

Starring: Kenny Rogers, Scott Paulin, Brett Cullen, Mariska Hargitay, Kris Kamm, Cathy Worthington, Robert Brent Lappin, Dixie Carter ..
Directed by: Jack Bender
Release date: 1994-10-02
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Tokyo Cowboy

Tokyo Cowboy

6.3/10 IMDB

When a young Japanese man with an affinity towards American western films is fired from his job, he sets out to become a real live cowboy.

Starring: Anna Ferguson, Sharon Heath, Christianne Hirt, Hiromoto Ida, Michael Ironside, Art Kageyama, Masako Kageyama, Michael Lawrenchuk, Christine Lippa, Janne Mortil ..
Directed by: Kathy Garneau
Release date: 1994-09-01

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

4.3/10 IMDB

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set against the background of mating whooping cranes. There, she befriends Bonanza Jellybean, one of the cowgirls at the beauty- ranch.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, Rain Phoenix, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane, Sean Young ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 1994-05-13
Best Western Movies of 1994 : How the West Was Fun

How the West Was Fun

4.8/10 IMDB

Twin sisters help a woman save her dude ranch from developers who would like to turn the property into a theme park.

Starring: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Martin Mull, Elizabeth Olsen, Michele Greene, Ben Cardinal, Patrick Cassidy, Leon Pownall, Peg Phillips, Wes Tritter ..
Directed by: Stuart Margolin
Release date: 1994-11-19


4.9/10 IMDB

On another planet which resembles the Old West, a die-hard pacifist is forced to re-examine his ways after an evil alien bandit and his gang murder his estranged sheriff father, take over his home town, and threaten his friends.

Starring: Richard Joseph Paul, Jackie Swanson, Andrew Divoff, Meg Foster, Isaac Hayes, Julie Newmar, Carel Struycken, George Takei, Musetta Vander, Jimmie F. Skaggs ..
Directed by: Sam Irvin
Release date: 1994-04-01

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone

5.6/10 IMDB

Combining colorized footage from the television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) with new scenes shot in Tombstone, Arizona, this film shows the return of the legendary former Marshal Wyatt Earp to his old stomping grounds. He visits old friends, teaches bad guys some manners and reveals secrets about his early life.

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Bruce Boxleitner, Paul Brinegar, Harry Carey, Jr., Bo Hopkins, Alex Hyde-White, Martin Kove, Don Meredith, Jay Underwood, Douglas Fowley ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald, Paul Landres
Release date: 1994-07-01

Wagons East!

4.8/10 IMDB

After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master by the name of James Harlow to take them on a journey back to their hometowns in the East.

Starring: John Candy, Richard Lewis, John C. McGinley, Ellen Greene, Robert Picardo, Ed Lauter, William Sanderson, Rodney A. Grant, Melinda Culea, Lochlyn Munro ..
Directed by: Peter Markle
Release date: 1994-08-26
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Dirty Western 2: Smokin' Guns

Dirty Western 2: Smokin' Guns

5.3/10 IMDB

It’s the Old West, 1851 style. We’re following five beautiful working girls, working their way through sex-starved outlaws on their way to windy San Francisco.

Starring: Lisa Ann, J.P. Anthony, Ian Daniels, John Decker, Fallon, Titus Moede, Brittany O'Connell, Rick O'Shea, Andrew Wade, Brooke Waters ..
Directed by: Joseph F. Robertson
Release date: 1994-03-26
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Dead Man's Revenge

Dead Man's Revenge

5.2/10 IMDB

Bitter and vengeful fugitive Luck Hatcher, dignified former slave turned bounty hunter Jessup Bush, and wily deputy U.S. Marshal Bodine all converge in a small town so they can hatch an intricate con in order to bring greedy and ruthless railroad speculator Payton McCay to justice.

Starring: Bruce Dern, Michael Ironside, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Keith Coulouris, Daphne Ashbrook, Tobin Bell, John M. Jackson, Melora Walters, Jack Rader, Doug McClure ..
Directed by: Alan J. Levi
Release date: 1994-04-15
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Blind Justice

Blind Justice

5.7/10 IMDB

Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers.

Starring: Armand Assante, Elisabeth Shue, Robert Davi, Adam Baldwin ..
Directed by: Richard Spence
Release date: 1994-01-01

The Cisco Kid

5.7/10 IMDB

This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.

Starring: Jimmy Smits, Cheech Marin, Sadie Frost, Bruce Payne, Ron Perlman, Tony Amendola, Tim Thomerson, Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ..
Directed by: Luis Valdez
Release date: 1994-02-06

Guns of Honor

4.2/10 IMDB

In 1867, an ex-Confederate general, Jackson Hardin, still holds a grudge against the Union. He and his legendary "Floating Outfit" refuse to let the ravages of war dictate how they'll live in the impoverished South. Across the Rio Grande, a French army divides the occupied Mexican nation and casts an avaricious glance on the weakened American states. It's up to Hardin and his "guns of honor" to stave off these would-be occupiers.

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Martin Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Christopher Atkins, Gerard Christopher, Todd Jensen, James Van Helsen ..
Directed by: Peter Edwards
Release date: 1994-10-27

Road to Saddle River

7.8/10 IMDB

An East European butcher, the Cowboy Kid, heads west to find Saddle River. A comic odyssey, filled with odd characters, misadventures and stunningly beautiful western landscapes. A classic Canadian road movie comedy.

Starring: Paul Jarrett, Paul Coeur, Michael Hogan, Eric Allan Kramer, Eric Johnson, David Neale ..
Directed by: Francis Damberger
Release date: 1994-09-24
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Western Nights

Western Nights

7.1/10 IMDB

A wild west tale of a saloon girl...and two boobs. If comedy intertwined with hot sex is for you, then you have to see this award-laden production.

Starring: Jonathan Morgan, Steven St. Croix, Tera Heart, Kylie Ireland, Asia Carrera, Jordan Lee, Tony Tedeschi, T.T. Boy, Alex Sanders, Jace Rocker ..
Directed by: Jim Enright
Release date: 1994-11-05


7.2/10 IMDB

The Old West. The end of the Frontier era. As civilization draws steadily nearer, the last remaining drifter finds himself trapped in the last of the brutal frontier towns. The catch - everyone in the town believes the drifted to be Destry, a notorious swindler who deserted the town in disgrace five years earlier.

Starring: Jeffrey Bertea, Mike Boivin, Alex Monty Canawati, Karman Kruschke, Brett Wagner, Stacey Stone, Walter Francis Kelly ..
Directed by: Tomas Mureika
Release date: 1994-04-21
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Sodbusters


5.8/10 IMDB

A group of homesteaders in 1875 are harassed by an evil, land-grabbing, gunslinging cattleman until a stranger with a mysterious past comes to their aid.

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, John Vernon, Fred Willard, Wendel Meldrum, Max Gail, Steve Landesberg, John Hemphill, Don Lake, Lou Wagner, John Hemphill ..
Directed by: Eugene Levy
Release date: 1994-01-01

Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart

5.6/10 IMDB

After many years in prison, a changed robber comes home to see his sons again, one of them brain-damaged. Due to many misfortunate events and terrible tragic misunderstandings, they go on the run, leaving a bloody trail wherever they go.

Starring: Ned Beatty, Ernest Borgnine, Larry Gatlin, Ben Johnson, Mickey Rooney, Randy Travis, Billy Barty, Gloria DeHaven ..
Directed by: Rupert Hitzig
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Death Rider

Death Rider

4.6/10 IMDB

A young man takes the job as sheriff after the sheriff is killed trying to stop a lynch mob. Gunfighters and bounty hunters control the town. It looks like the end, until a man with a loss of memory drifts into town.

Starring: Ronald Koontz, Donny Chester, Sammy Fulp, Vernon Koontz ..
Directed by: Ronald Koontz
Release date: 1994-07-04

Savage Land

4.5/10 IMDB

Two women and two kids are stranded in the Old West when bad guys (posing as Indians) try to snag the stagecoach's cargo. Pitted against nature, time, and the pursuing baddies, this unlikely team must trek over the mountains to reach safety.

Starring: Corbin Bernsen, Vivian Schilling, Brion James, Mercedes McNab, Graham Greene, Charles Napier, Bo Svenson ..
Directed by: Dean Hamilton
Release date: 1994-09-13
Best Western Movies of 1994 : Rockwell: A Legend of the Wild West

Rockwell: A Legend of the Wild West

2.8/10 IMDB

The feature-film debut from writer/director Richard Lloyd Dewey, this Western stars Randy Gleave as Porter Rockwell, an outlaw looking to go straight. After landing on the right side of the law as a deputy, Rockwell assembles a team and takes on the dangerous task of bringing down a corrupt business owner. Rockwell also stars NBA superstar Karl Malone and George Sullivan.

Starring: Randy Gleave, Scott Christopher, Karl Malone, Scott McMillan, Michael Ruud ..
Directed by: Richard Lloyd Dewey
Release date: 1994-01-01

Trigger Fast

2.9/10 IMDB

A feisty woman struggles to keep her ranch from being stolen by a greedy and unscrupulous land-baron named Malick. A trio of young men comes to her aid Dusty Fog, the "Kid," and Miguel. They are later joined by a fourth man named Mark, who switches allegiance away from Malick, and then by the local Sheriff who's finally forced to stand up to the local tyrant.

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Martin Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Gerard Christopher, Todd Jensen, Walker Brandt, James Van Helsen, Ron Smerczak, Jeremy Crutchley, Christopher Atkins ..
Directed by: David Lister
Release date: 1994-07-06

Covenant Rider

0.0/10 IMDB

In this unforgettable, heart-warming, heart-pounding adventure, U.S. Marshals Bill Gunter and Wichita Slim hit the trail to track down the outlaws who have kidnapped Bill Gunter’s six-year-old nephew, Ty. Indians, outlaws, ambushes, and the plan of the enemy can’t stop the covenant these men have made with God, each other, and young Ty’s mom. Even the wicked Saul Gillespie plots to get the marshals before they get him.

Starring: Kenneth Copeland, Willie George, Jesse Duplantis, Jeff Merrill, Jerry Savelle ..
Directed by: Keith Richardson
Release date: 1994-01-01

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