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The Mountain Men (1980)

R  |   |  Adventure, Western  |  1 June 1980 (USA)
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A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight Indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure.

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Cast

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Bill Tyler
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Henry Frapp
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Running Moon
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Heavy Eagle
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Nathan Wyeth
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La Bont
David Ackroyd ...
Medicine Wolf
Cal Bellini ...
Cross Otter
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Jim Walter (as Bill Lucking)
Ken Ruta ...
Fontenelle
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Iron Belly
Danny Zapien ...
Blackfoot Chief
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Whiskey clerk
Buckley Norris ...
Trapper
Daniel Knapp ...
Trapper
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A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight Indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure.

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Adventure | Western

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1 June 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wind River  »

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Though it's never explicitly stated in the film, the story takes place during 1838. This is based on the fact that the beaver market was declining and the rendezvous was held on the Popoagie River. The "Era of the Mountain Man" ended two years later. See more »

Goofs

During the chase sequence, after Heavy Eagle passes a rock on the top of a ridge and goes to the left of the camera, a bush is moved violently at the bottom right of the screen, clearly by someone off camera. See more »

Quotes

Bill Tyler: I heard you got in on the money end of this miserable business.
Henry Frapp: Yep. Packed in supplies, watered down the whiskey, jacked up the prices... and went to tradin' for beaver.
Bill Tyler: How'd ya do?
Henry Frapp: I lost my ass!
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Absolutely terrific scenery!
1 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

The Grand Tetons are unmatched for grandeur and are in the background through much of this flick. The plot is thin in places but it's a realistic look at the mountain man way of life. Well worth a view. I rated it 7.


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