A Papago Indian returns to his reservation after a prison term and searches for his brother's killer.


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Burt Reynolds stars in this TV-movie as a Papago Indian, who returns to his people after serving a long sentence for a crime he didn't commit. To clear himself of the murder of his own brother, Reynolds begins a long and bloody search for the actual killer. Written by Ørnås

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A red man and white woman bound by a love that death can't destroy.


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Release Date:

1 December 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Savage Run  »

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Burt Reynolds Performance Only Reason To Watch This
23 July 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Continuing my plan to watch every Burt Reynolds movie in his filmography in order, I come to "Run Simon Run"

Playing an Indian (Again) Burt Reynolds (Without a hair on his chest) plays the lead character, and is the only reason to watch this.

Plot In A Paragraph: Simon Zuniga (Burt Reynolds) returns home from a sentence in prison (for a crime he didn't commit) to find his brothers killer.

I think the quality of the DVD I was watching this on seriously hampered my enjoyment of it, as I never really got on to it, despite a good performance from Reynolds, Inger Stevens final performance and Solid support from James Best.

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