Go West
Go West (1925)

Chaplinesque drifter Friendless goes West and finds befriending a beautiful brown-eyed, lovestruck bovine in this sentimental yet comical western from Buster Keaton. the tale begins while Keaton (as Friendless) hops off a freight train and… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Edmund Wilson
The New Republic

Buster Keaton is an able pantomimist; his morose and sensitive face commands a certain sympathy. We are, therefore, not absolutely unresponsive to his new comedy, Go West.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

One of Buster's best, which means one of cinema comedy's best.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Buster's warmest film and his personal favorite.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Typically inventive and gut busting comedy from the Great Stone Face.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Keaton's transcendent comedy of inadequacy

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Buster Keaton's Go West doesn't quite compare to his best films but is an admirable stab at the funny bone nonetheless.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
What a huge fun it is to see Keaton throw the West upside down as he befriends a jolly cow in a ranch, struggles to arrive in time for lunch and sets a herd of… More
Chris Browning
Another Buster Keaton masterpiece, Go West was his personal favorite and is a lesser known of his films but nonetheless a wonderful and touching comedy silent.… More
AJ Verser
A hilarious western comedy starring Keaton as an amateur cowboy.
Eric Broome
"Go West" is not as well-regarded as some other Buster Keaton films such as "The General" and "Our Hospitality," but it's… More