Wagons East!

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  • PG-13
  • 1994
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 4.8  (6,135)

Wagons East! Is a western comedy movie released in 1994, directed by Peter Markle, and starring the late John Candy, Joe Bays, and Abraham Benrubi. The movie is set in the late 1800s in a small town in Monument City, Colorado, and tells the story of a group of settlers who got tired of the harsh living condition in the west and decided to move back east.

The movie opens with a group of settlers facing harsh living conditions, with bandits attacking them, and natural disasters making their lives miserable. They are led by James Harlow, played by John Candy, who is tired of the situation and wants to take his people back east. They put up an advertisement in east coast newspapers to hire someone to help them get back, and the ad captures the attention of a group of fools who think they are a wildlife military unit.

As they set out on their journey, they run into several challenges, including hostile natives, dangerous animals, and a group of corrupt officials who want to stop Harlow and his team from leaving. There are also some hilarious moments, including a scene where Harlow and his team accidentally kill a bird, which they want to use as food, but it turns out to be a rare and valuable species.

There are also romantic subplots, with some of the settlers falling in love along the way, leading to some awkward and funny moments. The dynamic between Candy's Harlow and the other settlers is hilarious, with him becoming increasingly frustrated with their incompetence and idiocy.

The performances of the entire cast are excellent, with Candy delivering a standout performance as the frustrated and sarcastic Harlow. His comedic timing is impeccable, and he brings a lot of energy and charm to the role.

The movie's humor is broad and slapstick, with plenty of physical comedy and outrageous situations. However, there are also some moments of clever writing and witty dialogues, which raise the film's quality.

The film's production values are impressive, with stunning location shots and well-crafted set pieces that transport viewers back to the old west. The cinematography is excellent, and the music adds to the film's ambiance, creating a fun and enjoyable viewing experience.

Overall, Wagons East! is an entertaining and light-hearted western comedy that will make audiences laugh and smile. The movie's cast and crew did a great job of delivering a fun and engaging story that will appeal to fans of both westerns and comedies. The movie may not be a classic, but it is a hilarious ride that offers plenty of laughs and heartwarming moments.

Wagons East! is a 1994 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.8.

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    4.8  (6,135)