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|September 22, 2011||Posted by Westernfilms.com under Westernfilms||
It is not so many new Western movies that will be released in 2011, but there is a few.
And between them there are definatly some highlights.
The first Western film that was released this year was Rango. This is a computer-animated Western comedy-drama film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Graham King.In the film you will see that a chameleon named Rango accidentally ends up in the town of Dirt. This town is desperately in need of a sheriff. And guess who the new sheriff will be?
In Rangov many of the characters have voices of famous actors like Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher. If you like computer animated films this film can be something for you.
It was released March 4, 2011.
In the film a wagon team of three families has hired the mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Meek is claiming to know a short cut and he leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert.
But they become lost in the dry and rocky desert. During the next days, the emigrants must face hunger, thirst and their own lack of faith in each other’s instincts for survival. A Native American crosses their path and gives them hope. The emigrants are now unsure what to do, to trust their guide or the Native American?
This is definatly a film to watch and it has gone positive critics. Meek’s Cutoff was released April 8, 2011.
Cowboys & Aliens is the biggest release in 2011. And starring big famous names like Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde. Cowboys & Aliens is based on the 2006 graphic comic novel of the same name created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.
The plot in the film is happening around an outlaw (Daniel Craig), a wealthy cattleman (Harrison Ford), and the mysterious traveler (Olivia Wilde). They have to work together to save a group of local people abducted by aliens.
The film was released July 29, 2011.
He is in Bolivia, but wants to travel the long way home. We follow his adventure on the
long journey. Together with him is Eduardo, a hopeless Spanish engineer.
Blackthorn is played by Sam Shepard.