Film: Cowboys and Aliens
aka: Cowboys Versus Aliens
Two great tastes, that taste great together.
A 2011 film directed by Jon Favreau
, produced by Steven Spielberg
and Ron Howard
, and starring Harrison Ford
, Olivia Wilde
, and Daniel Craig
, set in The Wild West
. It is based on a 2006 graphic novel, which even started as a movie pitch but Development Hell
made the comic be released first.
An amnesiac man by the name of Jake Lonergan wakes up in the middle of the desert with a strange metal device on his forearm. He soon finds himself to be a wanted outlaw hunted by Federal Marshals and bounty hunters, but then discovers a much more pressing issue when mysterious lights begin to shine in the sky, and the device on his forearm activates to devastating effect.
This film provides examples of: