Best Western Movies of 2008



6.7/10 IMDB

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Timothy Spall, Lance Henriksen, Timothy V. Murphy, Robert Jauregui, Luce Rains, Gabriel Marantz ..
Directed by: Ed Harris
Release date: 2008-09-19

The Burrowers

5.7/10 IMDB

It is 1879 in the Dakota Territories, a band of men who set out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, but they soon discover that the real enemy stalks them from below.

Starring: Doug Hutchison, Clancy Brown, William Mapother, Sean Patrick Thomas, Karl Geary, Jocelin Donahue, Laura Leighton, David Busse, Alexandra Edmo, Brighid Fleming ..
Directed by: J.T. Petty
Release date: 2008-09-09
Best Western Movies of 2008 : A Gunfighter's Pledge

A Gunfighter's Pledge

5.4/10 IMDB

After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his family's murderer comes to an end. The pursuit was long and difficult. Upon discovering the killer a gunfight ensues, unfortunately in the crossfire an innocent bystander is shot and injured. Once again the murderer made a quick getaway.

Starring: Luke Perry, Kim Coates, C. Thomas Howell, Johann Urb, Jaclyn DeSantis, Jorge-Luis Pallo, Wyatt Smith, Nicholas Guest, Alex Paez, Francesco Quinn ..
Directed by: Armand Mastroianni
Release date: 2008-09-20
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Aces 'N' Eights

Aces 'N' Eights

5.4/10 IMDB

Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an elderly rancher and an accomplished, but retired, gunslinger.

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Bruce Boxleitner, Ernest Borgnine, Jeff Kober, Jack Noseworthy, William Atherton, Jake Thomas, Rodney Scott, Deirdre Quinn, Victoria Chalaya ..
Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
Release date: 2008-03-15

Shoot First And Pray You Live

5.4/10 IMDB

Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father

Starring: John Doman, Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Hephner, Tamara Hope, Richard Tyson, Clay Wilcox, Shannon Zeller, James Russo, Chris Browning, Fredrick Lopez ..
Directed by: Lance Doty
Release date: 2008-12-04


3.7/10 IMDB

Small town in the Wild West is attacked by poisonous snakes.

Starring: Brad Johnson, Wendy Carter, Billy Drago, Keith Stone, Brad Greenquist, Gabriel Womack, Atanas Srebrev, Todd Jensen, Violeta Markovska, George Zlatarev ..
Directed by: Todor Chapkanov
Release date: 2008-06-28
Best Western Movies of 2008 : The Man Who Came Back

The Man Who Came Back

4.9/10 IMDB

Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.

Starring: Eric Braeden, Billy Zane, James Patrick Stuart, George Kennedy, Carol Alt, Sean Young, Ken Norton, Jennifer O'Dell, Peter Jason, Armand Assante ..
Directed by: Glen Pitre
Release date: 2008-02-08
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Prairie Fever

Prairie Fever

5.1/10 IMDB

A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by his skill with weapons.

Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Dominique Swain, Jamie Anne Allman, Jillian Armenante, Felicia Day, Silas Weir Mitchell, Lucy Lee Flippin, Blake Gibbons, Don Swayze, Chris L. McKenna ..
Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater, David S. Cass Sr.
Release date: 2008-03-29
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Lone Rider

Lone Rider

5.2/10 IMDB

Bobby Hattaway (Lou Diamond Phillips), an honored soldier, returns home after the American Civil War to find his father's (Stacy Keach) formerly prosperous ranch now dangerously in debt to the town's ruthless leader, and Bobby's childhood friend, Stu Croker (Vincent Spano). Bobby will now face off against his former friend to take control from Stu.

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Stacy Keach, Vincent Spano, Marta DuBois, Terry Maratos, Cynthia Preston ..
Directed by: David S. Cass Sr.
Release date: 2008-04-08

Six Reasons Why

3.2/10 IMDB

In a desolate place called the Badlands, four men stand off with guns drawn, their fingers ready at the trigger. Among them are a fugitive seeking redemption, a son out to avenge his father's murder, a loyal servant with a secret and a murderous criminal hired to kill with a vengeance. This is their a place where revenge, deception and cruelty are a way of life.

Starring: Dan Wooster, Mads Koudal, Christopher Harrison, Colm Feore, Jeff Campagna, Matthew Campagna ..
Directed by: Jeff Campagna, Matthew Campagna
Release date: 2008-07-15
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Ghost Town: The Movie

Ghost Town: The Movie

3.9/10 IMDB

An 1800’s western set in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. It’s a story of love, hate, revenge, honor. It showcases the most famous villains of all time from John Boorman’s “Deliverance” filmed in 1972. Voted number one movie villains of all time in “Maxim Magazine”, 2005, Bill McKinney and Herbert “Cowboy” Coward scared audiences with their mountain man delivery that struck fear in millions of movie goers. They were reunited in this film after 37 years.

Starring: Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward, Bill McKinney, DJ Perry, Princess Lucaj, Rance Howard, Renee O'Connor, Tony Becker, Stella Parton, Terence Knox, Grace Junot ..
Directed by: Jeff Kennedy, Dean Teaster
Release date: 2008-10-08
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Broken Fences

Broken Fences

4.4/10 IMDB

Joe, a rancher in the mountains of Colorado, has his life of solitude interrupted when his luckless son gets paroled from prison and moves back in with him, bringing his ill-fated ways along.

Directed by: Troy McGatlin
Release date: 2008-03-01

Three Priests

6.0/10 IMDB

Dusty and Joe are brothers as different as can be. Dusty, a confident bronco rider and ladies' man, has always dominated the shy, younger Joe, who struggles with his place in the family and his feelings of insecurity. Their parents, retired sheriff Jake and his wife Rachel, work to keep the family together, but their strength is about to be tested when a beautiful childhood friend returns, creatin

Starring: Michael Parks, Olivia Hussey, Wes Studi, Alexander Martin, Julia Jones, Aaron Duffey, James Parks, Stu Brumbaugh ..
Directed by: Jim Comas Cole
Release date: 2008-01-01
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Hell's Gates

Hell's Gates

6.9/10 IMDB

The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, he and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment, only to find a world less forgiving.. the Australian wilderness.

Starring: Oscar Redding, Arthur Angel, Paul Ashcroft ..
Directed by: Jonathan auf der Heide
Release date: 2008-07-27

Fistful of Brains

4.8/10 IMDB

The town of Shadowhawk is overrun with the undead when it gets caught in the war between two brothers, each leading their own army of the undead. One of the brothers has sold the townsfolk his “magical elixir” promising them immortality. What he doesn’t tell them is that he’s recruiting them for his zombie army, and they will develop an unquenchable hunger for human flesh!

Starring: Jaqueline Martini, Conrad Osborne, Edward Warner, Darrell Parker, Wayne Bates, Heidi Honeycutt, Chuck Williams, Shonna Okada, Paul Cardullo, Debbie Bailey ..
Directed by: Christine Parker
Release date: 2008-10-10
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Escape from Darwin

Escape from Darwin

4.6/10 IMDB

Outside the forgotten desert mining town of Darwin, getaway driver Chooch O'Grady is stranded with a busted car and a bag of stolen cash. He's picked up by J.T., a predatory psychopath who murders Chooch and abruptly disposes of the body, leaving signs on the trail. J.T. and his meth-addicted boss, Archie, butt heads over the incident, but the real tension lies with Archie's girlfriend, Rebecca O'Grady. Her affair with J.T. contains false hope that he would be her ticket to freedom. Chooch's murder is all but forgotten until a quiet Stranger shows up looking for the money. Before he can leave behind the isolation that is Darwin, the Stranger must navigate the bizarre ghost town and bring its outlaw inhabitants to justice.

Starring: Keith Anton, Emerson Brooks, Cecilie Bull, Allen Carrasco, Ian Dunn, Macauley Gray, Rich Knight, Joelson Kuerten, Nina Market, Robert Smith ..
Directed by: Istvan Criste
Release date: 2008-05-05

Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance

6.3/10 IMDB

1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a profit. Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance explores the exploitation of Chinese workers during the building of American railroads. The workers not only spent long hours, but the work was often dangerous and fatal. The Chinaman is a fugitive on the run, and all odds are against him. While stealing a horse was a hanging offense in the Old West, our fugitive knows that killing a Chinaman is not a crime.

Starring: Reggie Lee, Timothy Bottoms, Jason Connery, Coolio, Danny Trejo, Olivia Hussey, Lorenzo Lamas, Christopher Atkins, Aki Aleong, Bo Svenson ..
Directed by: Aki Aleong
Release date: 2008-05-14

Bunker Hill

4.6/10 IMDB

Peter Salem, a former Wall Street executive recently released from prison, returns to his ex-wife and children in the small town of Bunker Hill, Kansas. Soon after he arrives, the town's electricity and power are shut off, and there is no way to communicate with authorities outside of town. The town's militant past is reawakened and forces coalesce to protect citizens from an unseen enemy. The town's fear leads to the creation of a posse of gunmen, resulting in torture, illegal searches and eventually, murder, against which Salem must stand.

Starring: James McDaniel, Saeed Jaffrey, Laura Kirk, Kevin Geer, Blake Robbins, Scott Allegrucci ..
Directed by: Kevin Willmott
Release date: 2008-10-17

Little Bear and the Master

5.2/10 IMDB

Starring: Julian Lee, Joel Geist, Gene Hartline, Don Shanks, Frank Zagarino ..
Directed by: Fred H. Dresch
Release date: 2008-10-03

Six Gun

4.3/10 IMDB

When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old west, when he takes the law into his own hands and kills anyone in his way.

Starring: Tommy Hill, Bill Wise, Sue Rock, Robert Graham, Michael Hankin, Marlene Peralez ..
Directed by: Scott Perry
Release date: 2008-10-18
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Proud Flesh

Proud Flesh

6.5/10 IMDB

It is 1886 in South Dakota, and Harrius, a 70-year old wounded wanderer, seeks redemption. Through her encounters with a parched landscape and beings both physical and metaphysical (including a virtual labyrinth of mounds, geisha dancers and her pious lace-maker double, Alma), Proud Flesh is no mere re-visioning of the American Western. It is a meditation on the iconography and gestures contained within the genre itself.

Starring: Inge-Lise Sheppard ..
Directed by: Chiara Giovando, Jenny Graf Sheppard
Release date: 2008-01-01
Best Western Movies of 2008 : Al's Beef

Al's Beef

0.0/10 IMDB

Bloodied, barefoot, and branded like cattle, a mysterious woman wanders into a desolate frontier town with an aim to kill the son of a bitch that done her wrong.

Starring: Jordan Ladd, Dean Stockwell, Mark Polish, David Yow, Liam Dunaway O'Neill, Persephone Apostolou, Brett Jacobsen, Ben Daughtrey, Maxim Knight ..
Directed by: Dennis Hauck
Release date: 2008-05-03

Trail of the Spider

0.0/10 IMDB

Trail of the Spider transposes Western genre motifs and the suppressed racial history of the American west (where one in three cowboys were black or Mexican) onto the transforming landscape of East London. Questioning and re-imagining the Western’s portrayal of the “Vanishing Frontier” , the film extends the metaphor to the material and psychological conditions of a present day city increasingly dominated by volatile financial speculations and private interests.

Starring: Floyd, Claudette Bonney, Darren Matthews, Robin Laine, John Barker, Jessica Rattigan, Graham Morris Almond, Andrew Westcott, Neil Burrows, Norman Barrow ..
Directed by: Anja Kirschner, David Panos
Release date: 2008-01-01

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