By Michael Sauter
December 16, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST

Wagons East!

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In his unfortunate swan song, Wagons East! John Candy plays an inept wagon master leading a group of greenhorns back east. Along the way, he performs a few pratfalls, while the rest of the cast tries to rustle up laughs by putting a modern-day spin on the Old West: Lewis plays his usual worrisome mensch, Ellen Greene tawks like dis, and John C. McGinley minces through an embarrassing gay burlesque. All this plus bodily function gags and Indians apparently left over from F Troop. Sadly, Candy died during filming — and the morbid curiosity over his last performance is about the only thing this movie has going for it. C-

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