Best Western Movies of 2017




A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Starring: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Jesse Plemons, Adam Beach
Directed by: Scott Cooper
Release date: 2017-12-22

The Rider


Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives for a different way of life, Brady’s sense of inadequacy mounts as he is unable to ride or rodeo – the essentials of being a cowboy. In an attempt to regain control of his own fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Starring: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Terri Dawn Pourier
Directed by: Chloé Zhao
Release date: 2017-08-16

The Beguiled


During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell, Oona Laurence
Directed by: Sofia Coppola
Release date: 2017-06-23

The Dark Tower


The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz
Directed by: Nikolaj Arcel
Release date: 2017-08-03

The Ballad of Lefty Brown


Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

Starring: Bill Pullman, Kathy Baker, Jim Caviezel, Tommy Flanagan, Peter Fonda
Directed by: Jared Moshé
Release date: 2017-12-15

Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown


When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!

Starring: Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard, Grey DeLisle, Kate Micucci, Tania Gunadi
Directed by: Matt Peters
Release date: 2017-02-14

Painted Woman


Adapted from prolific western novelist Dusty Richard’s “Mustanger and the Lady,” 'Painted Woman' is the story of Julie Richards Julie is a woman of her time, passed from hand to hand in a web of abuse and prostitution, landing her at the feet of Kyle Allison. Allison, a wealthy powerbroker of the old west town of Goldfield, took young Julie into his home and made her his trophy. This life came with the gift of being taken care of and the cost of more abuse. As Julie’s time with Allison is coming to a dangerous close, Julie is given two chances of escape, with two very different men… The story of PAINTED WOMAN is two distinct chapters in Julie's life, with each chapter mirroring the other. Chapter one follows Julie meeting Frank. It is told mostly at night in the town of Goldfield. Chapter two follows the Mustanger. It takes place in the wilderness and is told mostly during the day.

Starring: Stef Dawson, Matt Dallas, Kiowa Gordon, David Thomas Jenkins, Robert Craighead
Directed by: James Cotten
Release date: 2017-11-10



Legendary Lawman and Gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the West, while delivering his own brand of frontier Justice and infamous gunfighter's reputation as the fastest draw in the West is put to the test

Starring: Luke Hemsworth, Trace Adkins, Bruce Dern, Cameron Richardson, Kaiwi Lyman
Directed by: Timothy Woodward Jr.
Release date: 2017-07-07

The Stolen


The story of a woman who must find her kidnapped son, navigating a world she doesn't know, on the edge of danger with every heartbeat.

Starring: Alice Eve, Jack Davenport, Graham McTavish, Richard O'Brien, Cohen Holloway
Directed by: Niall Johnson
Release date: 2017-10-29

County Line


Sheriff Rockwell is settling into an unwanted retirement until his old war buddy and neighboring Sheriff is mysteriously shot. When overlooked evidence points to corruption, Alden must take the investigation into his own hands or else standby while a greater evil takes over the town.

Starring: Tom Wopat, Jeff Fahey, Patricia Richardson, Grant Goodeve, Mark Ashworth
Directed by: Shea Sizemore
Release date: 2017-06-16

The Proteus Logs


"The Proteus Logs" is a Western Steampunk proof of concept for a television series. It follows the adventures of four unlikely teammates in the Florida 1800s tracking down threats to destroy a shaky union after the Civil War. They travel in a stolen Navy dirigible prototype, the USS Proteus II, and are wanted for various personal reasons. Will they save the country while avoiding capture themselves? Will they find out who is behind the threat? Is it factions in the north not wanting peace? Someone from the south trying to regain control? Or the Western Alliance that remained neutral during the war? Follow Union Navy Captain William Armada with Forin, the Confederate explosives expert, Rodrick, the former slave now engineer, and Gage, who has secrets of her own, as they track the clues to find out.

Release date: 2017-08-24

Dead Again in Tombstone


The devil’s outlaw and reluctant servant, Guerrero (Danny Trejo, Machete) returns from the dead again in this action-packed western which promises to be one hell of a ride. Guerrero is forced to protect a stolen relic from getting into the hands of Jackson Boomer (Jake Busey, Starship Troopers) and his gang of soldiers, but Jackson will stop at nothing to raise his comrades from the dead and bring the wrath of hell upon earth. Guerrero must use all his dark powers in order to defeat Jackson and find redemption…or die again trying.

Starring: Danny Trejo, Jake Busey, Elysia Rotaru, Nathaniel Arcand, Dean McDermott
Directed by: Roel Reiné
Release date: 2017-08-30



A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.

Starring: Stephen Lang, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Jackson Rathbone, Nathan Parsons, Robert Carradine
Directed by: Richard Gabai
Release date: 2017-09-15

Western World


When US Marshal Moses White is called to the Wyoming Territory town of Dogwood Pass he never realized the corruption and deceit that awaited his arrival. Sometimes one small seed of seduction and greed planted in the right situation can cause a whole town to go bad. One bad character leads to another and it all starts with a dead husband in a western town.

Starring: Justin Rose, Amanda Miller, Darrell P. Miller, Christopher Rowley, Alexandra Shumard
Directed by: Lana Read
Release date: 2017-04-11

Cannibal Corpse Killers


A legion of demons have been unleashed creating an apocalyptic America. Pike leads a group of survivors fighting demonically possessed corpses through the wasteland trying to make it to Jawbone, while The Magistrate is creating an army of cannibal corpses to serve him. What will be required of Pike to defeat this legion? It all started in Jawbone and it will all end in Jawbone."

Starring: Jim Barile, Eric Bastrup, Charlotte Bjornbak, Mark Boykin, Taylor Anthony Butler
Directed by: Joaquin Montalvan
Release date: 2017-09-29


Cowgirl Jill has enemies on both sides of the law. Fellow law-dodger Eli wants her head; Sheriff Luke wants her neck; and bounty hunter Cody wants ass to sell to whoever will pay. At a gallows stand-off Jill trades Eli's whereabouts for a bandit's reprieve, and now it's up to her and Cody to track down oath-breaker Eli and defend their frontier town. It will take more than a lick and a promise to win the day - but these girls are professional riders who can deep-sit the saddle! Yeehaw, cowgirl!
Starring: Misha Cross, Jessa Rhodes, Susy Gala, Canela Skin, Jasmine Webb
Directed by: Dick Bush
Release date: 2017-08-29

From Hell to the Wild West


A psychotic killer has found a new hunting ground. A place where people frequently go missing so his murders can go un-noticed. The American frontier. The wild west has never been wilder as it encounters its first serial killer. A deranged psychopath slaughters his way through a mining town in the Sierra mountains. A law man is on his trail and is ready to serve justice. What he doesn’t know, is that this killer could be... Jack the Ripper.

Starring: Julia Lehman, Karin Brauns, Alanna Forte, Robert "Bronzi" Kovacs, Colin Bryant
Directed by: Rene Perez
Release date: 2017-12-26


Swedish rapper Yung Lean (Jonatan Leandoer HÃ¥stad) exhibits the sounds of his third studio album "Stranger."
Starring: Jonatan Leandoer HÃ¥stad, Samuel Ruiz Grilo, Arnaud Le Mene
Directed by: Suzie & Leo
Release date: 2017-11-08

Unbridled Mischief: A Lego Brick Film

Set in the untamed frontier of the Wild West, this film follows the journey of a lonesome, quirky traveler and his trusty horse. Hopelessly naive and optimistic, our hero soon has his horse swindled away from him. This exciting, comedic, and soulful tale follows a brave man's journey to serve justice and reclaim his mighty steed. What dangers lurk ahead? Will he succeed in his noble quest?
Starring: Benjamin Ely, Hudson Railey
Directed by: Spencer Berglund
Release date: 2017-11-28

Orient City: Ronin & The Princess

Orient City: Ronin & The Princess
When a little girl's family is assassinated in the unforgiving Orient City, the broken down, opium-addicted Ronin charged with protecting her sets out to exact brutal revenge on those responsible.
Directed by: Ryan Colucci, Zsombor Huszka
Release date: 2017-10-02

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