MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,761 this week

Hondo and the Apaches (1967)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  18 March 1968 (Portugal)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 129 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Two episodes from the TV series "Hondo" edited together and released as a feature.

Director:

Writers:

, (earlier screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 235 titles
created 14 Feb 2012
 
a list of 760 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 9999 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 85 titles
created 03 Nov 2013
 
a list of 426 titles
created 15 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hondo and the Apaches (TV Movie 1967)

Hondo and the Apaches (TV Movie 1967) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hondo and the Apaches.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An aging gunman and a wounded drifter come upon a young Mexican girl, and agree to help her avenge the death of her father, who was murdered for their land.

Director: James Neilson
Stars: Robert Taylor, Chad Everett, Ana Martín
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.

Director: Ralph Nelson
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Frank Langella, Rita Hayworth
Chisum (1970)
Biography | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George
The Cowboys (1972)
Certificate: GP Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell
Stars: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern
Action | Western | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, John Wayne
Stars: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel
Brannigan (1975)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Hickox
Stars: John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson
Big Jake (1971)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The McCandles ranch is run over by a gang of cutthroats led by the evil John Fain. They kidnap little Jacob McCandles and hold him for a million dollar ransom. There is only one man who is ... See full summary »

Directors: George Sherman, John Wayne
Stars: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara
Rio Lobo (1970)
Adventure | Western | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but he's also required to take along Abby Allshard, ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford
Stars: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Luigi Scattini
Stars: Robert Taylor, Anita Ekberg, Gianna Serra
Cattle King (1963)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Robert Taylor, Robert Loggia, Joan Caulfield
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ralph Taeger ...
Hondo Lane (archive footage)
...
Angie Dow (archive footage)
...
Tribolet (archive footage)
...
Buffalo Baker (archive footage) (as Noah Beery)
Gary Clarke ...
Capt. Richards (archive footage)
Randy Boone ...
Sean Gallagher (archive footage)
...
General Philip Sheridan (archive footage)
John Smith ...
Ed Dow (archive footage)
Buddy Foster ...
Johnny Dow (archive footage)
...
Vittoro (archive footage)
Victor Lundin ...
Silva (archive footage)
...
Krantz (archive footage)
...
Reese (as Steve Marlo)
John Pickard ...
Lieutenant (archive footage)
William Bryant ...
Colonel George Crook (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Renegade Apaches capture frontier scout Hondo Lane who's trying to keep the peace between the soldiers at Arizona's Ft. Lowell and the local Indian chief, Vittorio. "Your dying will be slow and hard," the renegades tell Hondo, just before staking him out and preparing to pour hot coals on his bare chest. Vittorio arrives in time to save Hondo but troubles remain at the fort. Hondo's forced to kill the husband of store-owner Angie Dow, whose little boy adores him, and he must help protect a local mine owned by a man named Gallagher. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 March 1968 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Hondo  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Silva: Your dying will be slow and hard.
[looks at Hondo's dog, Sam]
Silva: Today two white dogs will die.
Hondo Lane: Beat it, Sam!
Silva: [after the dog runs off] Then you will die two times as slow.
See more »

Connections

Remake of Hondo (1953) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hondo Goes To Television
8 December 2005 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

John Wayne's Batjac productions decided to go into television for a change and they adapted one of the Duke's classics for television. The Hondo series ran for a year and wasn't renewed, but can still be seen on any number of cable channels who specialize in westerns.

Ralph Taeger fills the boots of John Wayne and he's certainly credible as a small screen Duke. He's also a kinder, gentler version of Wayne. But then again who wouldn't be.

This film was a compilation of two Hondo episodes, the pilot which was a remake of the original Hondo movie. albeit cut down a mite and another episode which had Robert Taylor as a guest star with Michael Rennie also.

Hondo and the Apaches is certainly acceptable Saturday afternoon entertainment for the kiddies. Michael Pate is the only one from the original Hondo movie who repeats his role from it. He's Chief Vittorio there and here. Of course he's good in both versions.

Michael Rennie's role is not clear. I get the impression that he appeared in more than one episode because his role in the film's events is left somewhat up in the air.

And since John Wayne produced this, this marked the only time he ever worked with both Rennie and Robert Taylor. Taylor plays a mine owner who's facing bankruptcy and who also is reunited with his son played by Randy Boone. Taylor did a whole lot of westerns late in his career and he should have done more. This unfortunately was his last trip to the American west.


13 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hondo and the Apaches (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?