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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28 December 1977 (USA)  »

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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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Remake of The Searchers (1956) See more »

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Poignant and Enjoyable
15 January 2007 | by (Tallahassee, FL) – See all my reviews

This tale features the corny professionalism that makes American International Pictures so fun to watch. Although politically incorrect and revisionist, it touches the heart. The viewer sees the late Natalie Wood's sister giving it her all. Alex Cord goes against type to be genuine in his depiction. Western fixtures Ben Johnson, Jack Elam, Paul Fix, Charles Pierce, etc., enhance any horse opera. Critics, use your free rental coupon to watch 'Dances with Wolves'. Fans of Samuel Z. Arkoff, get the popcorn ready. You'll also need a handkerchief and a strong stomach for the implied violence. Just sit back and enjoy the show.


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