Best Western Movies of 2014
A Million Ways to Die in the West
As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs, to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women head east, where a waiting minister and his wife have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.
After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to his aid and lands in the hands of corrupt coyotes who hold her for ransom. Dissatisfied with the police department’s investigation, the former sheriff tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s death and discovers disturbing evidence that will destroy one family’s future, or tear another’s apart.
In the tradition of classic westerns, a narrator sets up the story of a lone gunslinger who walks into a saloon. However, the people in this saloon can hear the narrator and the narrator may just be a little bit bloodthirsty.
The Keeping Room
In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated farmhouse that she shares with her sister Louise and their female slave Mad. When the pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, the trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants, finding ways to resourcefully defend their home––and themselves––as the escalating attacks become more unpredictable and relentless.
In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.
On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Darkness on the Edge of Town
A troubled teenage sharpshooter decides to avenge the death of her estranged sister after she is found murdered in a public bathroom.
The Redemption of Henry Myers
Henry Myers (Drew Walters) is living a hard life, surviving on the frontier any way he can – even if it means robbing a bank. After his latest heist backfires and his partners (Bea Smith and Rio Alexander) betray him and leave him for dead, Henry's life takes a surprising turn when he finds kindness and compassion from a widow (Erin Bethea) and her children (Jaden Roberts and Ezra Proch).
Lonesome Dove Church
The true story of the formation of the Lonesome Dove Church in Texas.
A stagecoach full of passengers and an enigmatic gunslinger are held hostage by two outlaws on the run from the law but events take an unexpected turn when the travelers are stalked by a mythical beast that only appears on the night of a blood red moon.
Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), South, aka "The Virginian" (Adkins), lives his life as a ranch enforcer with bravery and steely determination. When a big-city writer (Penny) raises questions about the fierce treatment of rustlers, South is quick to defend the brutal realities of the "Code of the West." But as he looks deeper into the latest string of rustling and finds his convictions questioned by a pretty new schoolteacher (Victoria Pratt, Mutant X), South begins to wonder if the Judge had ulterior motives in raising him to a life of bloodshed and violence in this explosive, action-loaded epic on the open range.
Mochila: A Pony Express Adventure
The Pony Express was one of the most legendary of the frontier trails in the American West. Riding for the Pony Express was a dangerous job. No one has an exact amount of riders that lost their life while delivering the mail. This short film was filmed on the actual Pony Express trail used over 150 years ago.
In 1848, Phineas Gage suffers an unspeakable brain injury when a tamping rod plunges through his skull, causing dramatic shifts in his personality. His physician Dr Harlow watches over his recovery and must choose whether or not to fight for this outcasts place in the local community.
In the late 19th century, a gruesome power consumes the land and destroys a holy man's life. The preacher has to find his purpose in life to combat the walking dead.
Doc Holliday's Revenge
In 1882, Joseph and Elizabeth Cooley head West to reunite with family she never knew. But when she, Joseph, and her older brother, Millard, are stranded in a logging camp just outside Tucson a wounded Indian stumbles into their camp and they must defend him against Doc Holliday, his would-be killer. Elizabeth considers Doc a stone-cold killer -- but may find, during the course of their tense stand-off, that this courtly, ailing man has a surprisingly well-honed sense of justice, frontier-style...
The New West
A classic revenge tale begins in a schoolyard and ends at the heart of the modern frontier.
6 Bullets to Hell
When a farmer's wife is brutally murdered by the ruthless bandit Bobby Durango and his gang of killers, Billy Rogers goes back to his old gun and starts to hunt them one by one.
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An aspiring Hollywood actress working on her first feature--a no-budget horror flick oddly crewed by enthusiastic teenagers--and a cowboy on a mysterious job arrive in the small border town of Del Rio, Texas, each with their own very clear agenda. When the starlet's film director and the cowboy's associate both fail to appear, however, there's nothing to do but wait and see. Dusty Del Rio quickly becomes a strange way station where time seems to stand still and things are not what they seem.
Fifteen years after their father was gunned down in cold blood, Cashius and Winston Hurley return to their hometown to avenge his death. Joining forces with their cousin Bugsy, the two gun-slinging brothers hunt down everyone involved in their father's murder. As the bullets fly and the death toll rises, the three young cowboys find themselves fugitives from the law, running for their lives and fighting for their revenge.
A Confederate Civil War captain faces challenges as the Union army storms through South Carolina, destroying everything in its path. When he is sent to the front lines his home life suffers, which only compounds the soldier's troubles.
The Hunt for Johnny Ringo
Banks are being robbed and people are being murdered in the down of Dead Eyes and the outlaw being blamed for the crimes is Johnny Ringo. When the real Johnny Ringo gets word of the atrocities being committed in his name, he teams up with legendary lawman Bat Masterson and together the tow must put aside their differences to solve the mystery of the counterfeit Ringo and bring peace back to Dead Eyes.
Daniel Hutchings is an aspiring Entertainer who lives on a diet of cheap cat food on the outskirts of the entertainment industry. But he has an idea for a new Western. Inspired by a release of a certain Hollywood Director's film, Hutchings has dreamt up the Existential Sci-Fi Western. With a different world for Django.
Civil War western horror short.
A young man must cope with the recent death of his older brother who has been killed in alleged self-defense by a neighbor.