Wagons East is an entertaining and underrated film that was the last feature starring John Candy, who died on the set of the film. The film does boast some flaws, but is nonetheless fun, humorous and well acted. Although not as great as other Western comedies, this is a film that...
Comedian John Candy, who died during the making of this poorly received comic western, plays James Harlow, a 19th century wagon master who is heading back east with a wagon train full of oddball chara... read more
DVD Release Date: June 18, 2002
Stats: 238 reviews
Flixster Reviews (238)
January 20, 2013
August 15, 2007
A fun western wagon trek with John Candy. I liked the funny gay cowboy character.
November 8, 2008
Meh, It's just so predictable and average. Very minimal laughs.
December 25, 2007
August 19, 2007
Funny parody of what would have happened if the settlers couldn't "hack it" and decided to just come back.
August 2, 2009
humorous western parody. Laugh out loud John Candy performance is little weak in comedy, but plausible.
July 2, 2007
never take a bad script when you are unhealthy because you'll die duriing filming and go out on a bad film
June 17, 2007
John Candy and Chris Farley both went out with mediocre Western spoofs. Attention hard living comedians: stay away from the Old West.
May 2, 2007
John Candy stars as a trail guide leading a group of disgruntled western settlers back to the east. Corny movie, but still funny
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