Stagecoach Vs Waterworld Essay

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I recently watched the two movies Stagecoach and Waterworld. Overall the two films are action packed throughout and contain enjoyable storylines that I would recommend to others. Stagecoach is your typical western movie based in a hot desert town that includes all the classic aspects of the western genre. It features cowboys, indians, horses, guns, a saloon of some sort, tumbleweeds, ect. Waterworld on the other hand still has some of these classical elements but with a futuristic twist and a whole different setting making it arguably a western movie. The movie Waterworld contains the “cowboy hero”, the villains or indians, played by “the smokers”, guns, and their type transportation by boats.
Stagecoach is a 1939 movie where a group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, an Indian leader, their simple stagecoach trip is complicated by the fact that Geronimo is on the warpath in the area they’re passing by. The passengers on the coach include a drunken doctor, two women, a bank manager who has taken off with his client's money, and the famous Ringo Kid.
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A mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land. Although this movie isn’t classified as a western movie, it can be argued that the aspects of the film help it fall into the western genre. Even though the setting is completely different than Stagecoach this movie still featured a “strong, silent type” cowboy hero. It also featured the villains as the smokers, a solid plot where the mariner is on a journey to find others like him and has trouble along the way, old school iconography such as guns, and an optimistic
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