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Alien Thunder (1974)

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A story of a Canadian officer played by Donald Sutherland who goes in pursuit of a fugitive who is a Cree Indian. The crime he is charged with is theft of livestock and murder but it ends up being a fight for survival.

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Sgt. Dan Candy
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Almighty Voice
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Sounding Sky
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Sgt. Malcolm Grant
Jean Duceppe ...
Inspector Brisebois
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Emilie Grant
Jack Creley ...
Arthur Ballentyne - Indian Agent
James O'Shea ...
Edouard
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Cpl. Harold Bellringer
Lenny George ...
Rolling Grass
Ernestine Gamble ...
Small Face
Vincent Daniels ...
Sarain Stump ...
Napoleon Royal
Suzette Arcand ...
Townswoman
Edna Brittain ...
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A story of a Canadian officer played by Donald Sutherland who goes in pursuit of a fugitive who is a Cree Indian. The crime he is charged with is theft of livestock and murder but it ends up being a fight for survival.

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22 February 1974 (Canada)  »

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Dan Candy's Law  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sgt. Dan Candy: Jesus, you're stubborn. If you was to drown they'd find your body upstream.
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If you're a fan of Chief Dan George, than check it out.
19 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I only gave this movie a 4, but that's mainly because it was kind of slow. I like Chief Dan George, so that was a plus right there. I read a comment from one of the commentors and he mentioned how grainy the picture was and I pretty much experienced the same thing. However I thought it added realism to the movie. The dialogue, the sets, the wardrobe, the scenery. It almost looked like someone had a video camera back in those days and actually filmed what was taking place. It's always a good thing when movies use real Indians instead of actors that are painted up to look like Indians. You would think that I would have givin' this movie a higher rating with all the positive things I've said, but it is a movie to fall asleep too. I got this movie in a 20 movie pack, so what the heck.


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