Best Western Movies of 2008




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
Directed by: Ed Harris
Release date: 2008-09-12

The Attic Door

The Attic Door
A young brother and sister are abandoned in the vast and lonely landscape of the 19th century American West. Each day, they struggle to keep up the family farm, anxiously waiting for their parents to return. With nowhere to escape, the two siblings are about to discover that they are not entirely alone. As much as they try to deny the truth, something behind the attic door has awakened and they must now face their greatest fear. THE ATTIC DOOR is the story of love, loss, loneliness, and the truth behind childhood fears.
Starring: Jake Johnson, Madison Davenport, Tom Fitzpatrick, Kay D'Arcy
Directed by: Danny Daneau
Release date: 2008-03-31


Small town in the Wild West is attacked by poisonous snakes.
Starring: Brad Johnson, Wendy Carter, Billy Drago, Keith Stone, Brad Greenquist
Directed by: Todor Chapkanov
Release date: 2008-06-28

Shoot First And Pray You Live

Shoot First And Pray You Live
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
Directed by: Lance Doty
Release date: 2008-12-04

The Man Who Came Back

The Man Who Came Back
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
Directed by: Glen Pitre
Release date: 2008-02-08

Prairie Fever

Prairie Fever
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
Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater, David S. Cass Sr.
Release date: 2008-03-29

Ghost Town: The Movie

Ghost Town: The Movie
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
Directed by: Jeff Kennedy, Dean Teaster
Release date: 2008-10-08

Proud Fles

Proud Fles
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

Hell's Gates

Hell's Gates
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

The Burrowers


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
Directed by: J.T. Petty
Release date: 2008-09-09

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