A Million Ways to Die in the West: Exclusive Neil Patrick Harris Clip

Neil Patrick Harris is a celebrated showman, actor, singer and awards show host. He also craps in a hat in A Million Ways to Die in the West, a new western comedy from Ted filmmaker Seth MacFarlane. So he’s got that going for him too.


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Neil Patrick Harris plays the mustachioed rival for Amanda Seyfried’s affections in A Million Ways to Die in the West, a film CraveOnline called “a glorious return to the heyday of pratfalls.” In this exclusive clip from the upcoming Blu-ray release, Seth MacFarlane, Sarah Silverman and Charlize Theron talk about the comedic brilliance of Neil Patrick Harris and lose their @#$% on set, and NPH himself discusses the future ramifications crapping in a hat will have on his career. Enjoy!

A Million Ways to Die in the West Neil Patrick Harris

From the Press Release:

Sparks and bullets fly between a gun-shy sheep farmer and a beautiful sharpshooter in A Million Ways to Die in the West, an outrageously irreverent comedy coming exclusively to Digital HD on September 9, 2014 and DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack on October 7, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Coinciding with the digital release date of the film will be a deluxe version of the soundtrack album, featuring additional score cues by composer Joel McNeely.  This album will be available exclusively through iTunes.  

A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-raySeth MacFarlane, creator of “Family Guy” and the blockbuster comedy feature film Ted, directs produces, co-writes and stars in this sweet and saucy film packed with laughs, lunacy and just the right amount of romance. A never-before-seen UNRATED version of the film, featuring 18 additional laugh-packed minutes is available exclusively on Blu-ray™ and Digital HD. A Million Ways to Die in the West DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack each offer hilarious bonus content, including deleted scenes, alternate takes, feature commentary and much more. 

MacFarlane is joined by an all-star cast including Academy Award®-winner Charlize Theron (Snow White and the Huntsman, Prometheus), Liam Neeson (Non-Stop, Taken), Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Amanda Seyfried (Les Misérables, Mamma Mia), Giovanni Ribisi (Ted, Avatar) and Sarah Silverman (Wreck-It Ralph, “The League”).

When Albert Stark (Seth MacFarlane) loses his fickle fiancée (Amanda Seyfried) to a mustachioed dandy (Neil Patrick Harris), he rebounds hard with Anna (Charlize Theron), a gorgeous gunslinger new to his Old West town. What he doesn’t know is that Anna’s ex, Clinch Leatherwood (Liam Neeson), is the most dangerous desperado on the horizon and he’s on his way to reclaim his gal—whatever it takes. With MacFarlane’s bold and bawdy humor and a host of surprise celebrity cameos, A Million Ways to Die in the West will have audiences splitting their britches! 

The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray™, DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet™.  

* Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound. 

* DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away. 

* DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet™ lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download. 

Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray™ 

* Alternate Ending 

* Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes 

* Once Upon a Time in A Different West  – A behind the scenes look at what it took to pull all the pieces together 

* The Good, The Bad and the Increasingly Decreasing Population – Learn about some of the familiar faces that pop into Old Stump including one of the greatest cameos of them all, a visit from Christopher Lloyd aka Doc Brown.

* Unrated commentary with director/producer/co-writer Seth MacFarlane, co-writers and executive producers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild and star Chalrlize Theron 

Bonus Features on Blu-ray™ and DVD 

* Gag Reel 

* A Fistful of Dirt…In Your Mouth – Follow the production through all the shooting locations 

* Feature Commentary