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Mustang Country (1976)

G | | Western | March 1976 (USA)
A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.

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(as John Champion)

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(as John Champion)
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A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.

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Wilderness Splendor and Animal Fury

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Western

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El valor de la amistad  »

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Joel McCrea came out of retirement at the age of 69 to make this movie, then retired from acting for good. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Nika: I wish I could stay with you at the ranch.
Dan: What are you talkin' about? Where else would you stay?
Nika: I mean for keeps.
Dan: Yeah, I been thinkin' about that. It's gonna be a tough nut to crack.
Nika: I know. I guess there isn't any way. Is there?
Dan: Of course, there's a way! We'll keep lookin' until we find it.
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Soundtracks

Follow Your Restless Dreams
Lyrics by Joe Henry
Music by Lee Holdridge
Sung by Denny Brooks
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Excellent Family Film
5 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

My daughter loves horses and is 6 years old. She and I watched this movie and were delighted the entire time. This is one of the very few G rated movies that is actually made in such a way that no parts were too intense for a young child. The scenery was lovely. The nature scenes were wonderful. The dialogue was simple, but very real, and laced with kindness that is rare these days. I loved the subtle wisdom of Dan, and the way the boy was refreshed by his influence. An overall winner in my book. One funny detail was that a pure-bred rottweiler dog was in the film, and when the owner was asked what kind of dog it was, he replied, "You name it, he's got it!"


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