Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)

PG  |   |  Western  |  29 April 1983 (Colombia)
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When gold is found on Sioux lands, crooked men attempt to provoke the Sioux into a war with the army and the prospectors.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Captain Cummings
Elk Woman
Sgt. Bridges
Lautaro Murúa ...
Roger Cudney ...
Jerry Gatlin ...
Winslow (as Gerry Gatlin)
John Davis Chandler ...
Mason (as John Chandler)
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
Big Bear
Erika Carlsson ...
Essie (as Erika Carlson)
Anaís de Melo ...


An Englishman, John Morgan, lives 30 years as a Sioux named Man Called Horse. In 1874, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, on tribal land guaranteed to the Sioux in the Laramie Treaty of 1868. Settlers pour in and White provocateurs try to prompt the Sioux to break the treaty (so that all-out war with the US forces will result in the land no longer being under Sioux control). They murder and make it look like Indians were responsible. Man Called Horse helps maintain calm among the tribe, but when tragedy befalls him, it's left to his son Koda and Koda's lover, a Crow named Red Wing, to devise a strategy to keep the argonauts at bay and the Black Hills sacred. Written by <>

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He Must Follow the Tradition of His Father. The Son of a Man Called Horse Must Face the Challenge of His Life ... and His People. See more »




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29 April 1983 (Colombia)  »

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A fehér törzsfőnök  »

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Michael Beck didn't have to audition for his role in this film. See more »


Follows The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976) See more »


Triumphs of a Man Called Horse
Music by Georges Garvarentz
Lyrics by Buddy Kaye
Sung by Rita Coolidge
Produced by David Anderle
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A Good Western
8 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really don't understand why people submit bad comments about movies. This movie, while not a true sequel of "A Man Called Horse", was an enjoyable movie in it's on right. Take it for what it is, a western and I think you will enjoy.

The few times that Richard Harris appeared in the movie, is a tribute to an aging star who wanted to finish the third, and last movie in "A Man Called Horse". While not able to be as much a part of the movie as he wanted to, he nevertheless was there.

I think that the movie should be judged on it's on merit rather than see it as a finish to a series. I enjoyed the movie and would like to see the whole series released on DVD.


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