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The Giant of Thunder Mountain (1991)

PG  |   |  Drama, Family, Western  |  1 March 1991 (USA)
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A mountain man is falsely accused of the murder of his parents.

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(as James Roberson)

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Narrator / The Elder Amy
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Eli Weaver
Lynne Seus ...
Ma Weaver
Doug Seus ...
Pa Weaver
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Alicia Wilson (as Marianne Rogers)
Noley Thornton ...
Amy Wilson
Chance Michael Corbitt ...
Tommy Wilson
Ryan Todd ...
Ben Wilson
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Hezekiah Crow
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Percey Crow
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Oliver Crow
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Agnes Macgruder
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Zeke Macgruder
Ed Williams ...
Mr. Macgruder
Foster Brooks ...
Doc (Townsman)
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A mountain man is falsely accused of the murder of his parents.

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1 March 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Viharhegy óriása  »

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$126,911 (USA)
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Worth seeing; a fine family drama with heart and action
26 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Anyone who thinks of Richard Kiel as simply a James Bond nemesis with metal teeth should see this, a film in which he stars as the victim of fearful people jumping to conclusions about those who are a little bit different than themselves. His tender relationship with the child Amy evokes similar scenes between the Frankenstein monster and another small but fearless little girl. This is a fine drama for kids -- well written, acted and produced -- although the ending, while moving, is a bit of a letdown. Ellen Crawford makes the most of her limited screen time; one wishes, though, her role had been bigger. Not quite sure why this film was rated PG; it's clearly a G, not unlike a lot of the best family movies of the pre-ratings era.


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