Aces 'N' Eights (2008)

Movie


Aces 'N' Eights (2008)

Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an elderly rancher and an accomplished, but retired, gunslinger.
USA
IMDb  5.5 /10
Creators
Director Craig R. Baxley
Writer Ronald M. Cohen
Writer Dennis Shryack
Information
Release Date2008-03-15
Runtime1h 27mins
GenreAction, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Content RatingTV-14 (TV-14)
Awards
CompanyAlpine Medien Productions, Grand Army Entertainment, Larry Levinson Productions
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Thurmond Prescott
William Atherton
William Atherton
Howard
Victoria Chalaya
Victoria Chalaya
Cracker's Woman
Gregory J. Barnett
Gregory J. Barnett
Homesteader #3
Jeffrey G. Barnett
Jeffrey G. Barnett
Homesteader #4
Michael H. Barnett
Michael H. Barnett
Teenage Son
Homesteader
Melissa Bickerton
Melissa Bickerton
Homesteader Wife #3

Aces 'N' Eights

Aces 'N' Eights is a 2008 action/adventure western television movie from RHI Entertainment, starring Casper Van Dien, Bruce Boxleitner and Ernest Borgnine. It is directed by Craig R. Baxley and written by Ronald M. Cohen and Dennis Shryack. Aces 'n Eights first aired on March 15, 2008 in the US and on June 5, 2008 in the UK. A DVD release of the film was released by Genius Entertainment in May 2008.


Premise

Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an elderly rancher (played by Ernest Borgnine) and an accomplished, but retired, gunslinger (played by Casper Van Dien).


Cast

  • Casper Van Dien as Luke Rivers
  • Ernest Borgnine as Thurmond Prescott
  • Bruce Boxleitner as D.C. Cracker
  • Deirdre Quinn as Jo Tanner
  • Jack Noseworthy as Riley
  • Jake Thomas as Noah
  • Jeff Kober as Tate
  • William Atherton as Howard

Reception

The film has an overall rating of 20% on Rotten Tomatoes. One reviewer noted that the cinematography was distracting and some "violent scenes... were too many and went on too long."