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.
This movie underwent costly re-shoots in an attempt to inject some humor, after it was found that test audiences weren't sure if it was supposed to be a comedy.
Dr. Arliss Loveless:
Rita, my dear. Not that I'm ungrateful to providence for bringing you back, but I have to confess - I'm just a little bit curious as to how you managed to wind up with them.
Rita Escobar: Well, they seemed so sure that they could find you, I thought if I stayed ...
The collar magnets, high powered as they were, should have either attracted or repelled each other from the beginning. After Gordon hits West's collar with the rock, West's collar "reverses" polarity, causing it to attract to Gordon's. However, if there was a complete reversal as is implied, Gordon and West's collars should have repelled each other from the beginning. Therefore, Gordon and West should never have been able to jump into each other's arms, let alone stand next to each other in the small perimeter afforded them when they first woke with the collars.
$49,705,055 (USA) (4 July 1999)