Best Western Movies of 2005


The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

7.4/10 IMDB

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones, Melissa Leo, Julio Cedillo, Levon Helm, Mel Rodriguez, Cecilia Suárez, Ignacio Guadalupe ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones
Release date: 2005-11-17

The Proposition

7.3/10 IMDB

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, David Wenham, John Hurt, Richard Wilson, Noah Taylor, Jeremy Madrona, Jae Mamuyac ..
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Release date: 2005-10-06

The Legend of Zorro

6.0/10 IMDB

Having spent the last 10 years fighting injustice and cruelty, Alejandro de la Vega is now facing his greatest challenge: his loving wife Elena has thrown him out of the house! Elena has filed for divorce and found comfort in the arms of Count Armand, a dashing French aristocrat. But Alejandro knows something she doesn't: Armand is the evil mastermind behind a terrorist plot to destroy the United States. And so, with his marriage and the county's future at stake, it's up to Zorro to save two unions before it's too late.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Adrián Alonso, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Nick Chinlund, Alexa Benedetti, Rufus Sewell, Raúl Méndez, Brandon Wood, Michael Emerson ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 2005-10-24

Down in the Valley

6.4/10 IMDB

On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is suspicious of her lover.

Starring: Edward Norton, Evan Rachel Wood, David Morse, Rory Culkin, Bruce Dern, John Diehl, Geoffrey Lewis, Elizabeth Peña, Kat Dennings, Hunter Parrish ..
Directed by: David Jacobson
Release date: 2005-05-13
Best Western Movies of 2005 : Love's Long Journey

Love's Long Journey

7.2/10 IMDB

Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's parents. Now, caught between the excitement of the new adventure and the pain of not knowing when she'll see her family again, Missie copes with the challenges, and cherishes the rewards, of her new homestead.

Starring: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Logan Bartholomew, Frank McRae, Drew Tyler Bell, William Morgan Sheppard ..
Directed by: Michael Landon Jr.
Release date: 2005-12-03
Best Western Movies of 2005 : The Work and the Glory II: American Zion

The Work and the Glory II: American Zion

6.4/10 IMDB

"The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the Steeds struggle to hold together as the strength of their convictions and their filial bonds are tested. The stirring narrative of the faith that led a persecuted people to Missouri and beyond is one of the most poignant untold tales of American history. It is the account of a valiant struggle to exercise the rights promised by a fledgling nation. "The Work and the Glory: American Zion" unearths the story of the passion behind the movement which eventually launched the largest American migration and the colonization of the West: the vision of a promised land in America.

Starring: Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson, Alexander Carroll, Brighton Hertford, Kimberly Varadi, Colin Ford, Emily Podleski, Sarah Bastian, Jim Grimshaw ..
Directed by: Sterling Van Wagenen
Release date: 2005-10-21
Best Western Movies of 2005 : Go West

Go West

6.7/10 IMDB

In the nineties the Yugoslavia Federation falls apart in bloody wars. Perpetual student Milan, a Serb from a patriarchal community and Kenan, a Muslim cellist, are a homosexual couple living in Sarajevo. Their lives, intimate and public, are shaken up by the aggression in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whose devastating consequences unfold in inter-ethnic hatred. Trapped in Sarajevo during the siege of the Serb forces, the lovers manage to flee to Milan's home village and there they take shelter, waiting for Milan's father, Ljubo, to find a way to the Netherlands. Witnessing the brutality of Serb forces and their hatred towards Muslims, Milan desperately improvises: he disguises Kenan as a woman and begins to present him as his wife, Milena, a secret discovered by Milan's best friend, Lunja. Milan is drafted into the army and the situation becomes almost unbearable for Kenan. His one companion, is Ranka, a waitress in a local café, a woman whose dark secrets terrify most of the villagers ...

Starring: Mario Drmac, Tarik Filipovi?, Rade Šerbedžija, Jeanne Moreau, Mirjana Karanovi?, Haris Burina, Nermin Tuli?, Almedin Leleta, Almir Kurt, Milan Pavlovi? ..
Directed by: Ahmed Imamovi?
Release date: 2005-08-18
Best Western Movies of 2005 : Miracle at Sage Creek

Miracle at Sage Creek

5.6/10 IMDB

Two families overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming when a special Christmas miracle saves the life of a small boy.

Starring: David Carradine, Wes Studi, Michael Parks, Tim Abell, Masam Holden ..
Directed by: James Intveld
Release date: 2005-07-01


5.8/10 IMDB

Modern western detailing the drama of a man struggling to hold on to his ranch and struggling to raise a granddaughter he never knew.

Starring: Buck Taylor, Samantha Droke, Brad Johnson, Michaela Lange, George Kennedy, Scarlett McAlister, Cliff Chamberlain, Pete Weitzner ..
Directed by: Matthew Marconi
Release date: 2005-01-01

Brothers in Arms

2.4/10 IMDB

Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.

Starring: David Carradine, Kenya Moore, Gabriel Casseus, Raymond Cruz, Antwon Tanner, Kurupt, Jared Day, Idalis DeLeón, David Gianopoulos, Peter Greene ..
Directed by: Jean-Claude La Marre
Release date: 2005-01-01

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