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Three Warriors (1977)

G  |   |  Drama  |  February 1978 (USA)
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Young troublemaker Michael learns about his native American roots from his grandfather who lives at a reservation. The boy starts to bond with a horse his grandfather buys him, whom he ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles White-Eagle ...
Grandfather
McKee Redwing ...
Michael (as McKee 'Miko' Redwing)
Lois Red Elk ...
Mother
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Ranger Quentin Hammond
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Steve Chaffey
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Chuck
Michael Huddleston ...
Pat
Raydine Spino ...
Older Sister
Stacey Leonard ...
Younger Sister
Mel Lambert ...
Horsedealer
Dean Brooks ...
Officer at Fair
Byron Patt ...
Michael's Father
Lynn Miller ...
Slaughterhouse Supervisor
Nathan Jim Sr. ...
Mechanic
Avex Miller Sr. ...
Mechanic's Father
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Young troublemaker Michael learns about his native American roots from his grandfather who lives at a reservation. The boy starts to bond with a horse his grandfather buys him, whom he decides to call 'Three Warriors'. When a trio of horse rustlers get hold of the horse, Michael gets to put his newfound appreciation for his grandfather's ways into effect. Written by Il Tesoro

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The crew stayed at the Kah-nee-ta Resort on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Oregon. Filming took place at many locations throughout the reservation, as well as in the hills near Mt. Hood and in downtown Portland. See more »

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Grandfather: You ride well. What do you call this friend you have?
Michael: [referring to his horse] His name is Three Warriors.
Grandfather: For you... and for me... and for my father.
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Understandably obscure!
25 September 2002 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

It's not surprising why this particular effort from award-winning producer Saul Zaentz has been completely forgotten, despite being released by a major distributor. It's extremely slow and seemingly endless, with lead actor McKee Redwing so bad that (even with the understanding he was a child at the time of filming) it's understandable why he never made another movie. The fact that his character is so sullen and rude for much of the movie doesn't exactly endear him as well. There is nothing here you haven't seen before (and better.)

The only points of interest are seeing some nice scenery, and seeing Randy Quaid and Christopher Lloyd (before they became famous) thoroughly embarrass themselves onscreen. Bet they don't list this movie on their resumes - and I bet Zaentz doesn't, either.


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