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War Party (1988)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  29 September 1989 (USA)
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A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians. Unfortunately racial hostilities and a real gun lead to some all too real... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sonny Crowkiller
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Skitty Harris
Tim Sampson ...
Warren Cutfoot
Jimmie Ray Weeks ...
Jay Stivic
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The Sheriff
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Sonny's Mother
Bill McKinney ...
The Mayor
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Major Crawford, National Guard
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Posse Member #1
William Frankfather ...
The Governor
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Colin Ditweiler
Dennis Banks ...
Ben Crowkiller / Dead Crow Chief
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Freddie Man Wolf
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The Crow (as Rodney Grant)
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A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians. Unfortunately racial hostilities and a real gun lead to some all too real casualties, and three young Blackfeet men are caught in the middle. The film follows their flight for freedom in the face of an angry community which has mistakenly blamed them for the violence. Written by K.L.

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One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agreed to reenact it...No one was supposed to get hurt...The cavalry was supposed to shoot blanks...The Redskins weren't supposed to fight back.

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29 September 1989 (USA)  »

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War Game  »

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$657,190 (USA)
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Quotes

Skitty Harris: Hey, I'm three-eighths.
Sonny Crowkiller: Yeah, and five-eighths nuts.
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Country Blues
Leonard Mountain Child
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Another unforgettable Billy Wirth performance
3 June 2003 | by (Seminole, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a "not to miss" movie and is one of Billy Wirth's finest performances. His portrayal of Sonny Crowkiller is incomparable and though the story ending is disturbing, "War Party" has become one of our family's favorite movies. Other actors who deserve recognition are Dennis Banks, Kevin Dillon & the unforgettable Tantoo Cardinal.


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