Cowboys & Aliens

Cowboys amp Aliens is a 2011 AmericanCanadian science fiction Western film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. The film is based on the 2006 graphic novel of the same name created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. The main plot revolves around an amnesiac outlaw Craig, a wealthy cattleman Ford, and a mysterious traveler Wilde who must ally to save a group of townspeople abducted by aliens. The screenplay was written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on a screen story by the latter two along with Steve Oedekerk. The film was produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Kurtzman, Orci and Rosenberg, with Steven Spielberg and Favreau serving as executive producers.

In 1873, New Mexico Territory, an unnamed loner Daniel Craig wakes up in the desert being injured with no memory and with a strange metal object on his wrist. After killing three drifters who think he might be worth bounty money, he takes their clothes, weapons and a horse. He wanders into the small town of Absolution where the local preacher Meacham Clancy Brown treats his wound. After the stranger subdues Percy Dolarhyde Paul Dano, a volatile drunk who has been terrorizing the town, Sheriff Taggart Keith Carradine recognizes the stranger as Jake Lonergan, a wanted outlaw, and attempts to arrest him. Jake beats up the posse sent to take him in and nearly escapes, but a mysterious woman named Ella Swenson Olivia Wilde knocks him out. Taggart prepares to transport both Jake and Percy to Santa Fe for trial.Percys father, Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde Harrison Ford, a wealthy and ruthless cattleman, arrives with his men and demands that Percy be released. He suddenly gazes at Jake and also demands he be released to him, since Jake was the one who stole Dolarhydes gold. During the standoff, A group of multiple alien craft begin attacking the town. Percy, the sheriff and many other townsfolk are grabbed by long, whiplike feelers hanging from the bottom of the alien ships and are abducted. Jakes shackle unfolds and becomes a weapon, shooting down one of the ships with a single shot and ending the attack. ........

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