Best Western Movies of 1996


Cannibal! The Musical

7.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Ian Hardin, Jon Hegel, Masao Maki, Robert Muratore, Matt Stone, Toddy Walters, Jason McHugh, Stan Brakhage ..
Directed by: Trey Parker
Release date: 1996-08-30
Best Western Movies of 1996 : Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

6.4/10 IMDB

The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.

Starring: Michael Greyeyes, Ned Beatty, John Finn, Peter Horton, Zahn McClarnon, Karl Makinen, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, Gordon Tootoosis, Tuck Milligan ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1996-07-07
Best Western Movies of 1996 : Pistol Pete

Pistol Pete

7.5/10 IMDB

TV pilot created by Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder set in the Old West.

Starring: Stephen Kearney, Mark Derwin, Brian Doyle-Murray ..
Directed by: John Rich
Release date: 1996-05-08

The Cherokee Kid

6.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sinbad, James Coburn, Burt Reynolds, A Martinez, Gregory Hines, Ernie Hudson, Mark Pellegrino, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Hal Williams, Obba Babatundé ..
Directed by: Paris Barclay
Release date: 1996-12-14
Best Western Movies of 1996 : North Star

North Star

4.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: James Caan, Christopher Lambert, Catherine McCormack, Burt Young, Morten Faldaas, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Jacques François, Frank Salsedo, Reidar Sørensen, Hilde Grythe ..
Directed by: Nils Gaup
Release date: 1996-01-03
Best Western Movies of 1996 : McLeod's Daughters

McLeod's Daughters

6.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Jack Thompson, Kym Wilson, Tammy Macintosh ..
Directed by: Michael Offer
Release date: 1996-05-11
Best Western Movies of 1996 : Riders of the Purple Sage

Riders of the Purple Sage

6.2/10 IMDB

Starring: Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Henry Thomas, G. D. Spradlin, Lynn Wanlass, Bob L. Harris, Rusty Musselman, Robin Tunney, Norbert Weisser, Jerry Wills ..
Directed by: Charles Haid
Release date: 1996-01-21

Oblivion 2: Backlash

5.0/10 IMDB

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?

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: 1996-04-02
Best Western Movies of 1996 : Shaughnessy: The Iron Marshal

Shaughnessy: The Iron Marshal

5.6/10 IMDB

Irish immigrant Tommy Shaughnessy leaves 19th-century New York City for Kansas and becomes a small-town sheriff.

Starring: Matthew Settle, Linda Kozlowski, Tom Bower, Sarah Paulson, Michael Jai White, Tim Grimm, John Carroll Lynch, John Hawkes, Bo Hopkins, O'Neal Compton ..
Directed by: Michael Ray Rhodes
Release date: 1996-06-20

Dust City

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Directed by: Sébastien Drouin, Olivier Dumont, Christophe Mutin
Release date: 1996-09-14

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