A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
A Million Ways to Die in the West SynopsisSeth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test. Starring alongside MacFarlane are Oscar® winner Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman and Neil Patrick Harris. MacFarlane reunites many of the filmmakers behind Universal and MRC’s hit film Ted including Scott Stuber (Bluegrass Films) and Jason Clark who produce, and Wellesley Wild and Alec Sulkin who co-wrote the script.
A Million Ways to Die in the West Release Date
In Theaters May 30, 2014
A Million Ways to Die in the West Credits
Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman, and Liam Neeson
Written by: Alec Sulkin, Seth MacFarlane, and Wellesley Wild
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
Produced by: Scott Stuber, Seth MacFarlane, and Jason Clark
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: Universal Pictures
External Info: A Million Ways to Die in the West Official Website
Subscribe To A Million Ways to Die in the West Updates
if you're excited for A Million Ways to Die in the West
Watch The Worst Movies Of The Year Review Themselves In This Hilarious Video
Here on Cinema Blend, we've spent a good chunk of the past month celebrating the best in cinema that 2014 had to offer, but now we're going to switch gears and talk about the opposite side of the quality scale. But rather than slamming these titles ourselves, the following video allows those less-than-great features to slam themselves.
by Eric Eisenberg December 31, 2014 comments
The 10 Biggest Movie Disappointments Of 2014
Much like a pair of socks under the tree, these 10 films are those wonderful gifts that never started giving. Read on and see which 2014 movies from which we'd love to get our money back.
by Mike Reyes December 23, 2014 comments
Get The Full Story Behind Doc Brown's Cameo In This Million Ways To Die Exclusive Clip
Everyone loves a good cameo, and Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways To Die In The West is packed with a number of them. Easily the most talked about special appearance in the film is the surprise reveal of Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown from the Back to the Future Trilogy, and thanks to the featurette clip inside we now know how it all came to be.
by Eric Eisenberg October 7, 2014 comments
This Week In Home Entertainment: Edge Of Tomorrow, A Million Ways To Die In The West And More
Well, it’s official: Starting today, Edge of Tomorrow is now christened on its Blu-ray box as Live. Die. Repeat / Edge of Tomorrow. Tell all your friends. Or don’t, as the confounding title of this movie has no effect whatsoever on how awesome this movie is.
by Jessica Rawden October 7, 2014 comments
Liam Neeson Has Killed Fewer People On Camera Than You Think
Ever since he took on the role of ass kicker extraordinaire, Liam Neeson has been labeled as a man that could mow down quite a few baddies in the confines of a feature film. At least, that's what we were lead to believe before the graphic above was released onto the internet this afternoon. For those of you who are hardcore Liam Neeson fans that are convinced of his godly powers of justice, you're going to want to sit down for this one.
by Mike Reyes September 24, 2014 comments
Read About The Million Ways To Die In The West Alternate Ending You Didn't See In Theaters
Seth MacFarlane’s new comedy A Million Ways To Die In The West doesn’t really feature much of a conclusion for the characters played by Neil Patrick Harris and Amanda Seyfried. After they have served their purpose in the story, they leave and are never seen from again. This wasn’t always the case with the film, however, as it’s been revealed that the Western comedy has an ending that wasn’t shown in theaters.
by Eric Eisenberg June 3, 2014 comments
Here's How Seth MacFarlane Crammed Modern Pop Culture References Into A Million Ways To Die
A big part of Seth MacFarlane’s comedic style relies on big pop culture references, and it’s because of this that A Million Ways To Die In The West an interesting challenge for him. Because the movie is set in 1882, references to any television show or movie was strictly off limits, as they plainly wouldn’t make any sense. It was certainly an obstruction that the MacFarlane had to deal with, but it also failed to stop him completely.
by Eric Eisenberg June 2, 2014 comments
One Cameo In A Million Ways To Die In The West Was Even A Surprise To Seth MacFarlane
Thanks to the appearances of Sam Jones, Ryan Reynolds and Ted Danson in Ted, not to mention the hundreds of celebrity voices who have done guest spots on Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show, we fully expected that Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways To Die In The West would feature some interesting cameos, and we were not disappointed.
by Eric Eisenberg June 2, 2014 comments
Weekend Box Office: Maleficent Charms Its Way To Number One
Maleficent may have taken one of Disney's most wicked and terrifying villains and turned her into a limp shadow of her former self, but the film's sparkling marketing and Angelina Jolie's ability to look beautifully creepy in horns and cheek-bone defining facial appliances led the movie to a $70 million number one this weekend.
by Scott Gwin June 1, 2014 comments
The 24-Hour Terrible Comedies Marathon
This list will surely push your standards and test your limits, and it should come in neatly as a noon-to-noon full programming with no breaks. Are you ready for some awful?
by Gabe Toro May 30, 2014 comments
How Deadly Weather Almost Killed The Stars Of A Million Ways To Die In The West
Paired with MacFarlane while talking with reporters at a Million Ways To Die In The West press conference in Los Angeles earlier this month, actress Charlize Theron revealed that she never really has any inclination to film in New Mexico again due to weather conditions that made her fear for her life during the comedy’s shoot.
by Eric Eisenberg May 29, 2014 comments
This Rotten Week: Predicting Maleficent And A Million Ways To Die In The West Reviews
I’m running a little behind after my annual trek to the holy and sacred ground known as the Monmouth Race Track for our yearly Memorial Day extravaganza of beer and yelling at little men atop horses. But there are also the important things in life. We have some flicks to discuss don’t we? It's not all about hops and gambling. This week we’ve got Angelina and dying in the West.
by Doug Norrie May 25, 2014 comments
Doc Brown And His DeLorean Are In The New A Million Ways To Die In The West Trailer
Seth MacFarlane loves his references. You could spend days if not months watching all of his television series and Ted counting the number of references he makes to other movies and shows. We expect that the tally will grow even bigger with the upcoming release of A Million Ways To Die In The West.
by Eric Eisenberg May 11, 2014 comments
Seth MacFarlane Shares A Million Disgusting Ways To Die In NSFW Red-Band Trailer
How bad are things in the wild, wild west? So bad that when cowboys pass gas, black stuff comes out of their genitals.
by Sean O'Connell May 7, 2014 comments
Summer Movie Box Office Predictions: Blockbusters To Bombs
Which is why we've decided to break down most of the summer's offerings, observing exactly what it is about some films that cause them to succeed and fail. This involved number crunching, market analysis, educated guesses, and the application of a few snobby biases.
by Gabe Toro May 2, 2014 comments
Listen To The Title Track For Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
Seth MacFarlane has always had the gift of song. Not only is he a pretty good singer, but he’s also a creative comedic lyricist, and it’s gotten him some award nominations in the past. His titular single for A Million Ways To Die In The West is no exception, as it showcases his killer wit in the Wild West.
by Mike Reyes April 29, 2014 comments
20 Summer Movies You Absolutely Can Not Miss
For each, we try to explain WHY these movies matter. You have a lot of films to choose from in the summer season. These are the ones we think need to be on your radar.
by Sean, Eric, Kristy, Gabe, Kelly & Mack April 28, 2014 comments
Charlize Theron's Cans Dominate New Million Ways To Die In The West TV Spot
A Million Ways to Die in the West is MacFarlane’s follow up to Ted, which broke the bank in the summer of 2012. While he soon will be working on the sequel to that comedy (with West co-star Amanda Seyfried), he hopes to surprise audiences with another unexpected hit.
by Sean O'Connell April 13, 2014 comments
A Million Ways To Die In The West Green Band Trailer Cuts The Cursing, Reveals New Scenes
It came as a surprise to absolutely nobody when it was revealed that the first trailer for Seth MacFarlane's upcoming comedy A Million Ways To Die In The West was loaded up with all kinds of adult content, from foul language to extreme violence.
by Eric Eisenberg February 3, 2014 comments
Everybody Dies In Seth MacFarlane's NSFW A Million Ways To Die Trailer
A Million Ways to Die looks like Back to the Future III with way more jokes. MacFarlane plays a rancher uncomfortable in his own, deadly time. But the punchlines in this clip are racing past at an impressive clip.
by Sean O'Connell January 30, 2014 comments
Character Posters Reveal The Cast Of A Million Ways To Die In The West
We’ve now got our first look at A Million Ways To Die In The West, Seth MacFarlane’s ambitious comedy western that boasts what looks to be a fancier cast and considerably more vision.Which is a nice way of saying he’s going to spend more money than ever before for the same dopey jokes about dicks, farts and women being complete and total sex objects
by Gabe Toro January 29, 2014 comments
Seth MacFarlane Saddles Up For First A Million Ways To Die Photo
The last time MacFarlane dabbled in theatrical releases, he unleashed the uproarious Ted, which earned a staggering $549 million in global grosses and actually scored an Oscar nomination. An Oscar nomination!
by Sean O'Connell January 2, 2014 comments
Neil Patrick Harris Joins Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
Neither of those films are very musical, but his 2008 starring role in Joss Whedon’s Internet-borne Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog is definitely in the rhythmic vein. And when combined with the off-centered lyrical stylings of co-star Sarah Silverman, the Mamma Mia! background of Amanda Seyfried, and MacFarlane’s throwback sensibilities, Harris’ casting seems to cement at least one musical number in this film
by Nick Venable May 11, 2013 comments
Sarah Silverman May Become A Prostitute For Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
The main story, scripted by MacFarlane and Ted writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, follows Albert (MacFarlane) a sheep farmer who loses his pride and his girlfriend (Seyfried) when he chickens out of a duel.
by Eric Eisenberg March 18, 2013 comments
Liam Neeson Cowboys Up For MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
After a controversial Academy Awards hosting gig followed by the slew of recent MTV Movie Award nominations, Seth MacFarlane is situated right between his loyal fanbase and those who consider him an overrated misogynist, just where he’s been sitting comfortably for the past decade. His burgeoning film career will only advance those feelings, but his next film’s newest addition might draw a few naysayers over the fence.
by Nick Venable March 6, 2013 comments
Giovanni Ribisi Reunites With Seth MacFarlane For A Million Ways To Die In The West
Giovanni Ribisi and Seth MacFarlane proved that they worked together well on Ted, the actor playing the creepy, Ted-obsessed dad who enjoys dancing to Tiffany's "I Think We're Alone Now," and hopefully they'll be able to bring that same connection to MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West.
by Eric Eisenberg March 6, 2013 comments
Seth MacFarlane Should Leave TV Behind
Seth MacFarlane has always been a TV guy. Even before he became one of the biggest names in entertainment with shows like Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, he was part of the team over at Cartoon Network, writing for shows like Dexter’s Laboratory, and Johnny Bravo. But then 2012 came and completely reshaped his entire career.
by Eric Eisenberg February 22, 2013 comments
Amanda Seyfried In Talks For Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
We are now just a couple weeks away from seeing Seth MacFarlane host the Academy Awards, but while he's prepping for the show he's also quickly setting up his new movie as well. We learned just recently that Charlize Theron has signed on to the comedy western A Million Ways To Die In The West with MacFarlane playing the live-action lead, and now the writer/director has found another blonde to join him on screen.
by Eric Eisenberg February 11, 2013 comments
Charlize Theron In Talks For Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West
Charlize Theron is probably better known for her work in dramas and the occasional thriller or action film, with Prometheus, Young Adult and Snow White and the Huntsman among her recent credits. But she has revealed her funnier side in past projects, including playing Rita Leeds in Arrested Development. And we may be seeing another demonstration of her sense of humor as she's reportedly in talks to star opposite Seth MacFarlane in A Million Ways to Die in the West.
by Kelly West January 30, 2013 comments
Seth MacFarlane To Make Western Comedy A Million Ways to Die In The West His Next Film
Seth MacFarlane was already a big name prior to this year, making multiple hit television series that are all still on the air, but it wasn't until this summer that he became a major player in the film world. Making not only his directorial debut, but his live-action debut as well, the showrunner introduced the teddy bear comedy Ted to the world and it was a massive success.
by Eric Eisenberg December 3, 2012 comments