Best Western Movies of 1996
Cannibal! The Musical
Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate cyclops, a trio of surly trappers, a tribe of Japanese-speaking "Indians," and ultimately, each other.
The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
TV pilot created by Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder set in the Old West.
The Cherokee Kid
Isaih Turner didn’t want to be a hero-all he wanted was revenge. Orphaned when both his parents were cruelly murdered by the wealthy and powerful Cyrus Bloomington, the young Isaiah grew up with one air in mind: to find the man who killed his folks and take him down.
Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of McLennon's 'assistants'. One of the miners targeted by McLennon, a half-Indian hunter named Hudson Saanteek, manages to escape his hired thugs and comes back into town looking to re-establish his claim and get revenge. McLennon and his men have the advantage of numbers and weapons, but Saanteek has his survival skills and knowledge of the Alaskan wilderness.
Tess returns home to Drovers Run, a family-run ranch in Australia’s outback, to reunite with her estranged father Jack and half sister Claire. Although Tess and Claire have feuded in the past, they must now work together to save the ranch from bankruptcy.
Riders of the Purple Sage
Oblivion 2: Backlash
In the alien-western world of Oblivion, a suave, yet lethal bounty hunter named Sweeney arrives to arrest the seductive outlaw Lash on multiple charges, including murder. Lash, who just "inherited" a mine of Derconium (the most valuable mineral in the universe) from Crowley in a game of cards, meets up with Redeye's brother, Jaggar, who wants the mine for himself to rule the galaxy. It's a fight over Lash between the sheriff of Oblivion, Jaggar, and Sweeney. But who will emerge victorious?
Shaughnessy: The Iron Marshal
Irish immigrant Tommy Shaughnessy leaves 19th-century New York City for Kansas and becomes a small-town sheriff.
A robot stranger walks into a saloon in a rough and desolate Wild West desert town and orders a drink. A menacing robot gunslinger then enters the saloon and challenges the stranger to a gunfight at high noon. But all does not go well for the challenger.