PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain.
An exploding tower bears an advertisement for a product named Kasdan, evidently a reference to Lawrence Kasdan who has worked with star Kevin Kline on several occasions. Furthermore, the name of the town destroyed by the tarantula is Silverado (1985), a western on which they had both worked... ...
Capt. James West:
For four long years I've been chasing the animal responsible for the massacre at New Liberty. I hear tell that's you.
Dr. Arliss Loveless: I am not an animal! I am a visionary, I am a genius, and now I am *angry*! And after I kill you, I swear I'm going to boil you down...
West says he was in New Liberty with the 9th Cavalry Regiment one week before the end of the war. The 9th Cavalry wasn't formed until July 1866, over a year after the end of the Civil War.
$49,705,055 (USA) (4 July 1999)
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