They include getting crushed by a huge block of ice, being set aflame by a camera flash, getting shot in a duel, overdosing on a shamanic concoction, being gored by a bull and, somehow, falling victim to a splinter.
MacFarlane directed, produced, co-wrote (with Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild) and stars in the film, playing a cowardly sheep farmer who backs out of a gunfight and loses his girl (Amanda Seyfried), only to fall for a mysterious new woman (
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Universal Pictures will release "A Million Ways to Die in the West" on May 30. The trailer is available on YouTube in all its R-rated glory.