Best Western Movies of 2012


Django Unchained

8.4/10 IMDB

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, David Steen, Dana Gourrier ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2012-12-25


7.2/10 IMDB

In 1931, the Bondurant brothers of Franklin County, Virginia, run a multipurpose backwoods establishment that hides their true business — bootlegging. Middle brother Forrest is the brain of the operation; older Howard is the brawn, and younger Jack, the lookout. Though the local police have taken bribes and left the brothers alone, a violent war erupts when a sadistic lawman from Chicago arrives and tries to shut down the Bondurants operation.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Dane DeHaan, Noah Taylor, Jason Clarke, Lew Temple, Gary Oldman ..
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Release date: 2012-08-29

Casa De Mi Padre

5.5/10 IMDB

Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Génesis Rodríguez, Diego Luna, Efren Ramirez, Nick Offerman, Mariann Gavelo, Adrian Martinez, Alejandro Patiño, Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ..
Directed by: Matt Piedmont
Release date: 2012-03-15
Best Western Movies of 2012 : A Time of Vultures

A Time of Vultures

7.7/10 IMDB

A drifter walks into a saloon to settle a score.

Directed by: Adolfo Kolmerer
Release date: 2012-12-04
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Wild Horse, Wild Ride

Wild Horse, Wild Ride

7.3/10 IMDB

100 Days. 100 gritty souls. 100 wild mustangs. That's the premise of the annual Extreme Mustang Makeover, a competition that challenges horse trainers - both pros and amateurs - to each tame a totally wild horse in order to get it adopted into a better life beyond U.S. Government corrals. Intimately following a handful of participants in the 2009 event from their first uneasy meeting with their horses and up through the competition and adoption, the film documents the deep and profound bonds that can develop between man and beast.

Directed by: Alex Dawson, Greg Gricus
Release date: 2012-08-24

American Lawless

6.8/10 IMDB

The year is 2112. The United States is a divided country recovering from the results of a second civil war. The law is broken. States have reverted back to individual territories. Yet all this is but a mere backdrop. Our story focuses on Luke, the former leader of a gang of ruthless marauders known as the American Lawless. After an epiphany, Luke decides to turn legit and betrays his men by turning them over to the authorities. But vengeance comes swiftly when the gang escapes and comes looking for Luke and his wife, Rose. Will Luke be able to save Rose from the wrath of the American Lawless? Or will she be the price he pays?

Starring: Shawn Parr, Roberto Lombardi, Kasey Williams, Hector De La Rosa, Nick Grock, Mike Fass ..
Directed by: Chris R. Notarile
Release date: 2012-01-01

Good for Nothing

5.9/10 IMDB

GOOD FOR NOTHING is an adventurous romp set in the sweeping Old West from Mike Wallis in his directorial debut. Inspired by the Spaghetti Westerns and celebrating the Western genre with an interesting twist, the film follows an odd romance and the resulting emotional confusion of an outlaw who reluctantly develops strong feelings for a woman he has kidnapped.

Starring: Cohen Holloway, Inge Rademeyer, Jon Pheloung, Richard Thompson, Steve Cronin, Barnie Duncan, Nigel Harbrow, Pana Hema-Taylor, Allen Hemberger, Toby Leach ..
Directed by: Mike Wallis
Release date: 2012-05-03

The Murder of Hi Good

6.4/10 IMDB

The Murder of Hi Good is a true-crime revisionist western set in Northern California, 1870. It details the eventual murder of California’s most notorious Indian hunter; Hiram Good. Most historians believe that his indentured servant “Indian Ned” killed him, a native boy whom he’d raised as a son. It’s suspected that Ned was influenced by the nearby Mill Creek Indians or “diggers”, who were struggling to eke out an existence on their ancestral lands.

Starring: David Nordstrom ..
Directed by: Lee Lynch
Release date: 2012-06-12

Dawn Rider

4.9/10 IMDB

A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds himself involved in a grim love triangle when he falls for Alice, the determined and beautiful woman also adored by John’s best friend. Based on the timeless John Wayne adventure, Dawn Rider is a riveting saga of retribution, duty and valor in the American West.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Christian Slater, Jill Hennessy, Lochlyn Munro, Adrian Hough, G. Michael Gray, George Canyon, Mark Steinberg, Claude Duhamel, Matt Bellefleur ..
Directed by: Terry Miles
Release date: 2012-05-29


3.5/10 IMDB

When a nun broke her covenant with God to save the life of her unborn son, Aman, he was cursed for life. As an adult, Aman has killed those who have crossed him. But his curse brings his victims back to life and they pursue him for revenge, so Aman enlists a young gunman to fight by his side against his undead victims.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Riley Smith, Tanit Phoenix, Simona Brhlikova, Steven Elder, Jenny Gago, Kevin Howarth, Alyssa Pridham, Alex Avant, Hector Hank ..
Directed by: Andrew Goth
Release date: 2012-10-27

Gang of Roses 2: Next Generation

2.9/10 IMDB

Cassie, the last remaining member of the original Gang of Roses, is sitting in a small Mexican jail holding the written code to a US military safe. It s here that she meets Collette (Eurika Pratts), a young gambler looking for her next con. Kate (Rocsi Diaz) attempts to break her out, and Cassie is killed. Upon their return, Kate and Collette meet up with outlaws Candi (Teyana Taylor) and Mimi (Claudia Jordan). After some lengthy planning, the four women head to the Mexican town of San Juevo and prepare for the robbery, which will take place in the town church. But unbeknownst to them, they are being followed by Lee (Gabriel Casseus) and his posse of bandits, looking to ambush the women before they can make their big score.

Starring: Kellita Smith, Amber Rose, Teyana Taylor, Rocsi, Eurika Pratts, Claudia Jordan, Charli Baltimore, Gabriel Casseus, Wiz Khalifa, Lamont Clayton ..
Directed by: Jean-Claude La Marre
Release date: 2012-02-10
Best Western Movies of 2012 : The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

5.9/10 IMDB

Rex is an old man who is bitter about never becoming famous and having lived a life without any meaning. After suffering a stroke, he ends up in a nursing home staffed by Latin American immigrants. Put off by the situation, he focuses his energy on getting out, which places him at odds with the Latino workers. However, their relationship takes on new meaning when it is discovered that he once shook hands with Vicente Fernandez, a Mexican singer, producer and actor idolized throughout Latin culture. The employees soon begin to treat Rex like the celebrity he's always dreamed of being.

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Barry Corbin, Carla Ortiz, Arturo del Puerto, June Squibb, Tony Plana, Dale Dickey, Audrey P. Scott, Reynaldo Pacheco, Ashley Holliday ..
Directed by: Elia Petridis
Release date: 2012-04-27
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man

Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man

6.2/10 IMDB

The story of John Goodnight continues. Traveling alone in the Wild West, John witnesses a murderous bank robbery carried out by the dangerous masked outlaw Deke Spradling and his gang of bandits.

Starring: Luke Perry, Cameron Bright, Teach Grant, Stefanie von Pfetten, Eric Keenleyside, Stephen E. Miller, Sean Mathieson, Marilyn Norry ..
Directed by: Kristoffer Tabori
Release date: 2012-01-28

Wyatt Earp's Revenge

4.5/10 IMDB

Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. Together with his friend Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Bill Tilghman and Charlie Bassett he goes hunting for the perpetrator ...

Starring: Val Kilmer, Shawn Roberts, Matt Dallas, Daniel Booko, Scott Whyte, Steven Grayhm, Levi Fiehler, Trace Adkins, Diana DeGarmo, Brian Groh ..
Directed by: Michael Feifer
Release date: 2012-03-06

Dead Man's Burden

5.5/10 IMDB

A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.

Starring: Barlow Jacobs, Clare Bowen, David Call, Joseph Lyle Taylor, Richard Riehle, Jerry Clarke, Adam O'Byrne, Travis Hammer, Luce Rains, William Sterchi ..
Directed by: Jared Moshé
Release date: 2012-06-16
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Heathens and Thieves

Heathens and Thieves

5.1/10 IMDB

Lawmen, drifters, and hired guns converge at a Northern California ranch believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold. When two drifters hear rumors that a Chinese railroad worker has escaped with gold and now owns a remote ranch in the wilds of Northern California, the desperate men set a plan in motion to steal the gold for themselves. Saul, the youngest of the drifters, hopes to win the affections of Zhen and his beautiful wife, Kun Hua. Saul hires on as a farmhand, while his partner Bill lurks in the shadows and waits for the opportunity to strike. However, waves of worse men arrive seeking the stolen fortune, setting in motion a deadly multi-sided face-off of bluffs, gambles, and betrayals. Heathens & Thieves is a western crime drama set in an American era when the riches associated with the 1849 Gold Rush, the fallout of the Civil War, and the impact of Chinese immigration were fresh in people's minds.

Starring: Andrew Simpson, Gwendoline Yeo, Don Swayze, Michael Robert Brandon, Boyuen, Tom Proctor, Joel Patrick Berry, Jesse James Youngblood, John A. Lorenz, Richard Doyle ..
Directed by: Megan Peterson, John Douglas Sinclair
Release date: 2012-08-01

Hannah's Law

5.2/10 IMDB

Hannah keeps the law in "the wickedest city on earth:" Dodge City, Kansas. with the help of young Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and Stagecoach Mary.

Starring: Sara Canning, John Pyper-Ferguson, Greyston Holt, Ryan Kennedy, Kimberly Elise, Billy Zane, Danny Glover, Cameron Bancroft ..
Directed by: Rachel Talalay
Release date: 2012-06-09

Ambush at Dark Canyon

4.8/10 IMDB

U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.

Starring: Kix Brooks, Don Swayze, Ernie Hudson, Sydney Penny, Abraham Benrubi, Courtney Gains, Jennifer Blanc, William Shockley ..
Directed by: Dustin Rikert
Release date: 2012-10-24
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Gunfight at Yuma

Gunfight at Yuma

5.2/10 IMDB

Seven Years after his wife's murder and the events that changed his life, Caleb Williams has become a gunfighter known as The Tailor.

Starring: Joe Estevez, Christopher Mur, Patrick Wenk-Wolff, Molly Kasch ..
Directed by: Alveraz Ricardez
Release date: 2012-10-26
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Eldorado


2.2/10 IMDB

The Stranger, a tall striking creature dressed in white sets into motions a series of events whilst reciting the Edgar Allen Poe Poem "Eldorado", which will have an effect on those heading towards the mythical city.

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Peter O'Toole, David Carradine, Jeff Fahey, Michael Madsen, Patrick Bergin, Brigitte Nielsen, Steve Guttenberg, Richard Driscoll, Rebecca Linley ..
Directed by: Richard Driscoll
Release date: 2012-01-30
Best Western Movies of 2012 : The Writer

The Writer

8.4/10 IMDB

"The Writer” tells the story of Pedro, a young cowboy who defies the writer of the short film (me). I used the footage of the film “Day of Anger” and changed the dialogues in order to create this comic book world ruled by the sacred script.

Directed by: Edson Oda
Release date: 2012-07-23
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Cusutu n' coddu

Cusutu n' coddu

6.8/10 IMDB

Bloody revenge of a young tailor during the peasant revolt of Bronte, Sicily. Salvo, the land keeper, is at the vanguard of the revolt who wants to possess everything of the former baron, even something he can not have: his elegance, his style. Salvo decides not to kill Tailor in return for a beautiful tailor made cut to fit jacket. During Tailor's sewing work some tragic memories come to surface, memories of a man tortured by unknowns. That is when Tailor finally react and challenge the unrestrained anger of the campier. In an amazing duel between the two, in the bloody and wild sun of Sicily, the Tailor pieces together the most tragic events of his life, starting up his old vengeance plan.

Starring: Filippo Pucillo, Giovanni Calcagno, Francesco Foti ..
Directed by: Giovanni La Parola
Release date: 2012-03-24
Best Western Movies of 2012 : 1313: Billy the Kid

1313: Billy the Kid

4.0/10 IMDB

Wounded, Billy the Kid staggers into the remote and mostly deserted Western town of Hell's Heart to recuperate -- but soon realizes that he's pinned down in a trap. The townspeople have been systematically stalked by a tribe of fearful supernatural entities, the Manitou, who now want Billy as their special trophy kill.

Starring: Chelsea Rae Bernier, Michael Hudson, Ryan McIntyre, Lance Leonhardt, Jason Zahodnik, Kodi Baker, Brandon Thornton, Ryan Curry ..
Directed by: David DeCoteau
Release date: 2012-01-01
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Six-Gun Women

Six-Gun Women

5.3/10 IMDB

A gunfighter is taken prisoner by a female wild bunch and falls in love with their leader, a beautiful Apache outlaw queen.

Starring: Angelie Almendare, Tony Clay, Cheryl Dent, Griffin Drew, Cindy Marinangel, Monique Parent, Melissa Park, Tracy Pfau, De'Ann Power, Bianca Rocilili ..
Directed by: Tony Clay
Release date: 2012-07-26
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Definitely Dead

Definitely Dead

4.8/10 IMDB

In the Old West, a prostitute wakes up only to discover that her last customer died during the night. How to hide the fact to her rival (and to the law)?

Starring: Maja Muhlack, Katrine Beck Ibsen, Mads Koudal, Thorben Lundo ..
Directed by: Jonas Kvist Jensen
Release date: 2012-03-26
Best Western Movies of 2012 : A Pale Shadow

A Pale Shadow

3.4/10 IMDB

A Pale Shadow is a dark, meditative western that follows Jesse, a quiet young carpenter at odds with his alcoholic older brother over the money their dead father has left behind.

Starring: Kentucker Audley ..
Directed by: Sean Rourke Meehan
Release date: 2012-12-21
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Cole Younger & The Black Train

Cole Younger & The Black Train

2.3/10 IMDB

Cole Younger & The Black Train traces Cole Younger's experiences with the Black Train first as a teenager, then into adult life as he partners with Jesse James to create the most notorious outlaw band of the old West, the James-Younger gang.

Starring: Cody McCarver, Jerry Chesser, Janice Baxter, Mike Baxter, Ronald Bumgardner, Debra Carlsen, David Coon, Tripp Courtney, Arlene Lagos, Nick Smith ..
Directed by: Christopher Forbes
Release date: 2012-07-04

How the West Was Won

0.0/10 IMDB

Based on the true life stories of a trailblazing preacher, challenged by all the perils of an adventurous trip West. Set in the mid-1800's. Your faith will be encouraged by how young Henry Walker, as a bold everyday Christian, shares a message that changes many lives along the way as well as changes the heart of an entire city.

Starring: Taylor Vaden, David Worth Hinton, Ed Shirley, David Hinton Jr., Shirley Howitt, Mikey McClain, Terry Robertson ..
Directed by: David Worth Hinton
Release date: 2012-10-03

No Redemption With... Don Mitraglia

0.0/10 IMDB

An upright priest, disliked the corrupt upper echelons of V.A.T.I.C.A.N.O., is imprisoned, tortured and sentenced to certain death. But by divine intercession he'd be able to save himself: once put back on track, and trained in the martial arts by an eccentric monk, he will take revenge in a crescendo of disproportionate violence.

Starring: Domenico Montixi, Mario Alicicco, Carlo Pietro Solinas, Stefano Deffenu, Narcisa Monni, Paola Rassu, Eleonora Meloni, Sergio Serra, Grazia Porqueddu, Giovanni Foddanu ..
Directed by: Domenico Montixi
Release date: 2012-06-05

The Frontier

9.0/10 IMDB

Set in the 1840s, show centers on a group that follows their dreams and heads west from Missouri across the uncharted country.

Starring: Ethan Embry, Bridget Regan, Clancy Brown, Nathan Gamble, Jake McLaughlin, Holley Fain, Al Weaver, Chaske Spencer, Megan Ferguson, Gina Bramhill ..
Directed by: Thomas Schlamme
Release date: 2012-01-01
Best Western Movies of 2012 : Pop Kowboy

Pop Kowboy

0.0/10 IMDB

Frankie, a transgender woman, is broke and unable to afford the sex change operation that he desires. He decides to deliver a briefcase for quick money, not realizing it’s full of illegal drugs. Pony, a wannabe cowboy who has trouble with love, falls for Frankie, not realizing he was born a man, and botches the briefcase delivery with Vinnie, an incompetent aspiring gangster, and the two end up on the run. Along the way, they realize they’re not just pretending to be someone they’re not – their identities are what make them unique.

Starring: Ron Hunter, Ronnie Marmo, Craig Olsen, Shawn Driscoll ..
Directed by: Gabrielle Sebastian
Release date: 2012-05-01

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