MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,183 this week

Young Pioneers (1976)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  1 March 1976 (USA)
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Staff Picks: Favorite Horror Movies

We asked IMDb staffers to provide their favorite horror movies.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1793 titles
created 08 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 765 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 15 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Young Pioneers" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Young Pioneers (TV Movie 1976)

Young Pioneers (TV Movie 1976) on IMDb 7.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Young Pioneers.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Oregon Trail (TV Series 1976)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1842, a widower leaves his Illinois farm and heads west towards Oregon with his three children to seek a better life.

Stars: Rod Taylor, Andrew Stevens, Tony Becker
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Smooth and lethal gunfighter Lee Calloway helps three bandit brothers escape from jail under the condition that they give him fifty percent of the stolen gold they have hidden. Of course, ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Mauri
Stars: William Berger, Wayde Preston, Aldo Berti
Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie 1976)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Rosemary Murphy
Little Ladies of the Night (TV Movie 1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Kyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
Stars: David Soul, Louis Gossett Jr., Linda Purl
The Night the City Screamed (TV Movie 1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A big-city blackout brings out looters, an ambitious politician, a police squad, and a young woman stranded after a party. An all-star cast.

Director: Harry Falk
Stars: Jack Andreozzi, Jason Bernard, Taurean Blacque
Leo and Loree (1980)
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Ralph Malph from Philly moves to Hollywood with dreams of making it big, amazingly hooks up with starlet-to-be, loses starlet-to-be, gets back starlet-to-be, and becomes someone.

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Don Most, Linda Purl, David Huffman
Wild Women (TV Movie 1970)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Five female convicts are recruited to secretly transport arms into Mexican-held Texas in 1840.

Director: Don Taylor
Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Anne Francis, Marilyn Maxwell
A Last Cry for Help (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Sharon appears to be a normal 17 year old girl with good grades, many friends, and a wonderful personality - hardly someone you think would be considering suicide. Her home life is ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sitowitz
Stars: Linda Purl, Shirley Jones, Tony Lo Bianco
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Robert Dunham
Stars: Robert Dunham, Marshie Patton, Linda Purl
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Follows pioneer nineteenth-century female journalist Nellie Bly and her exposes of corruption in New York City.

Director: Henning Schellerup
Stars: Linda Purl, Gene Barry, Ray Buktenica
Blood Money (TV Movie 1957)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Ralph Nelson
Stars: Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Jacqueline Hill
State Fair (TV Movie 1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: David Lowell Rich
Stars: Vera Miles, Tim O'Connor, Mitch Vogel
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Molly Beaton
...
David Beaton
...
Dan Grey
...
Mr. Peters
...
Nettie Peters
...
Flora Peters
Jeff Cotler ...
Charlie Peters
Shelly Juttner ...
Nettie Peters
Frank Marth ...
Mr. Swenson
Arnold Soboloff ...
Clerk
Brendan Dillon ...
Doyle
...
Mr. Beaton
Jonathan Kidd ...
Dr. Thorne
Bernice Smith ...
Mrs. Swenson
Janis Famison ...
Eliza
Edit

Storyline

Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los jóvenes pioneros  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Young Pioneers' Christmas (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Surprisingly compelling
23 July 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

It's pretty obvious while watching it that the made-for-TV movie "Young Pioneers" was a pilot for a series, which did become a brief reality a couple of years later. But don't worry, this movie is able to stand on its own without seeing the follow-up series. The movie is kind of predictable, and the leads seem to be too old to be playing characters who are in their teens. But all the same it turns out to be surprisingly interesting. It shows the various problems settlers of the era had without laying on the problems too thick. The movie also seems to like its characters, not just with the young couple, but various people that they encounter along the way. It's also fun to see a pre-fame Robert Hays in a small role. This movie is not a masterpiece, but it gets the job done well.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Young Pioneers (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?