A Million Ways to Die in the West Synopsis
When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I laughed more at Seth MacFarlane’s sendup of ’60s Westerns than I did at all the other comedies I’ve seen this year, combined.
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80

Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
Theron proved her comedy chops in the underrated Young Adult, and here she and MacFarlane get along like two eager puppies. If MacFarlane...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
An inventive and caustic comedy that really does look like the thing it's mocking.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Like "Blazing Saddles", A Million Ways to Die in the West has a slew of comic set-ups and one-liners that kill. And, as with Mel Brooks'...
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
In A Million Ways to Die in the West, MacFarlane loads up enough zaniness to make for a generally enjoyable mashup, particularly because...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Call this cowpoke comedy "Blazing Saddles" for millennials. Or just call it icky.
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60

Time Out New York

Despite the constant threat of untimely death, though, the consequences never seem too dire, and MacFarlane’s irreverent humor feels...
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58

The Wrap

By Alonso Duralde
The moments of absurdity land with a wonderfully weird grace, while the desperately vulgar gags about sex and scatology echo and crash as...
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58

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
A Million Ways To Die In The West certainly has merits, and in some ways, it is a step forward for MacFarlane, but it is also deeply...
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40

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Seth MacFarlane has delivered a flaccid all-star farce that’s handsomely dressed up with nowhere to go for most of its padded two-hour...
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Funny and well made

By marcse
Let's face it -- either you like Family Guy-type humor or you don't. If not, go see Godzilla. If so, go see Million Ways to Die. VERY funny, smart, well-written, well-directed and worth your $12!...

Stand Out

By jwinniii
The natural thought is to compare this to other comedy westerns, but this movie stands out. Comedy has been a part of westerns since the movie Stagecoach. The opening scenes are very similar to...

im thinking :-)

By massiveambush
This movie was awesome, but it was geared to a certain amount of people, it was intentionally stupid, but it is something to watch at home not theaters...

By alan84
Super duper funny...

Hilarious!

By nickyney
You can tell Seth MacFarlane is enjoying doing something differently from Family Guy. The story was good but with a predicable ending. The cast were all funny and Seth's physical comedy was the best...

It was better than I expected!

By shaunbeyoung
Surprisingly funny....

No good

By spem
Don't waste your money! Boring with a stupid one liner thrown in...

Crappy!

By bigbear132
...

million ways to die...

By rhoward830
Very funny movie, not for kids though...disturbing carnival scene, but was redeemed at the end...you gotta stay a little longer after movie is over...lol...

Hilarious!!

By phanvoice
Macfarlane's done it again. In typical fashion, he has made an absolute gem of a comedy. Seriously adult-themed but still quite funny. Charlize & Seth have good chemistry....

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Rated R | For Language Throughout, Drug Material, Some Violence and Strong Crude & Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Overly crude jokes and gross-out humor drag comedy down.
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