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Cowboys & Aliens

4.7
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Original title
Cowboys & Aliens
Year
Running time
118 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby (Comic: Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, Fred Van Lente, Andrew Foley)
Music
Harry Gregson-Williams
Cinematography
Matthew Libatique
Cast
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Producer
DreamWorks SKG / Imagine Entertainment / Platinum Studios / Universal Studios Home Entertainment / Reliance Entertainment / Relativity Studios
Genre
Sci-Fi. Western | Futuristic Western. Aliens. Based on a Comic. 19th Century
Synopsis / Plot
Year 1873. In Silver City, Arizona Territory, Apache Indians and Western settlers must lay their differences aside when an alien spaceship crash lands in their city. It all begins when a stranger (Daniel Craig) with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron—fisted Colonel Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford). It's a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. Screaming down with breathtaking velocity and blinding lights to abduct the helpless one by one, these monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known. Now, the stranger they rejected is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he's been, he realizes he holds a secret that could give the town a fighting chance against the alien force. With the help of the elusive traveler Ella (Olivia Wilde), he pulls together a posse comprised of former opponents—townsfolk, Dolarhyde and his boys, outlaws and Apache warriors—all in danger of annihilation. United against a common enemy, they will prepare for an epic showdown for survival.
Awards
2011: Annie Awards: 2 nominations for Best Animated Effects
2011: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Performance Stunt Ensemble
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