In this variant of 1956's THE SEARCHERS, a tough frontier trapper tracks the young Cheyenne warrior who kidnapped his daughter.

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John Colter
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Beth Colter
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Trapper Willis
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Running Wolf
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Grayeagle
Jacob Daniels ...
Scar
Jimmy Clem ...
Abe Stroud
Cindy Butler ...
Ida Coulter
Charles B. Pierce ...
Bugler
Blackie Wetzell ...
Medicine Man
Cheyenne Rivera ...
Shoshone Brave
Wayne Wells ...
Shoshone Brave
Bill Lafromboise ...
Indian at Fort
Don Wright ...
Indian at Fort
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Set in 1848 Montana Territory, a young Cheyenne warrior, who goes by the name Grayeagle, kidnaps the daughter of a grizzled frontier man John Colter who goes on an epic search for his daughter Beth, and is aided by a friendly native, named Standing Bear, as well as Trapper Willis, a fur trapper and trader whom brave the elements of nature as well as hostile native warriors to find Beth and bring her home. At the same time, Beth becomes intrigued by her own captor who has reason for his taking of Beth. Written by Larry B.

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Near the beginning of the movie, Standing Bear and John Colter see Grayeagle on a ridge with the setting sun behind him. But, the sun is up high and behind Standing Bear and Colter when the camera is on them as they look toward Grayeagle. See more »

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This movie does not deliver...
23 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being born in 1951, I grew up in the day of the Western movie. I remember both Ben Johnson and Jack Elam in their prime and this movie was merely a vehicle for the two of these gentlemen to pick up some money in their later years. We've all seen this sort of thing before. The score is awful and over the top, the story line is weak, the editing is slow and rough, the characters are either forgetful or downright stupid, the dialog is pathetic and the portrayal of the Native Americans embarrassing. It hurt me to see Iron Eyes Cody reduced to this trash. My dad, who is 87 at the time of this writing, watched this with me and we both were very tired of it well before it was over. Fact is, my dad ended up leaving the room with twenty minutes left. I finished it only to see the credits. It is not pleasant for me to write such a comment for a movie for I would much rather be kind but I simply felt compelled to do so in this instance to save others from wasting their time on this mess.


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