Best Western Movies of 2000


Shanghai Noon


Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, and tries to spring the princess from her imprisonment.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Xander Berkeley, Roger Yuan
Directed by: Tom Dey
Release date: 2000-05-26

All the Pretty Horses


The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on an adventure that will test their resilience, define their maturity, and change their lives forever.

Starring: Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz, Sam Shepard, Robert Patrick
Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton
Release date: 2000-12-11

The Claim


A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him. A surveyor and his crew scouts the town as a location for a new railroad line and a young woman suddenly appears in the town and is evidently the man's daughter.

Starring: Peter Mullan, Milla Jovovich, Wes Bentley, Nastassja Kinski, Sarah Polley
Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
Release date: 2000-12-29

Wind River


The 1854 Wyoming historical drama is based on Tom Shell's adaptation of the true life memoirs of Pony Express rider Nick Wilson.

Starring: Russell Means, Blake Heron, A Martinez, Brandon Baker, Devon Gummersall
Directed by: Tom Shell
Release date: 2000-06-07

South of Heaven, West of Hell


Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900s. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the desert to a small town that the ruthless Henry Clan has hit in order to save Casey's love, Adelyne.

Starring: Dwight Yoakam, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Peter Fonda, Paul Reubens
Directed by: Dwight Yoakam
Release date: 2000-01-01

The Virginian


A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.

Starring: Bill Pullman, Diane Lane, John Savage, Dennis Weaver, Harris Yulin
Directed by: Bill Pullman
Release date: 2000-01-09

The Rowdy Girls

The Rowdy Girls
A hooker, a bank robber and an innocent young woman clash over love and loot from a robbery.
Starring: Shannon Tweed, Julie Strain, Deanna Brooks, Richie Varga, Daniel Murray
Directed by: Steven Nevius
Release date: 2000-04-25

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