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Coyote Waits (2003)

Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Candice Costello ...
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Ashie Pinto
Gary Kanin ...
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Sheila Tousey ...
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Janet Pete
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Slick Nakai
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Mary Keeyani
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John McGinnis
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Blue Lady
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Hosteen Nakai
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Huan Ji
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Jay Kennedy, FBI
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Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Two Navajo cops race to unravel a dangerous web of myth, murder, and greed.

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Joe Leaphorn tracks FBI agent Jay Kennedy down at the Frontier Restaurant in Albuquerque, NM. See more »

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When Chee initiates the felony stop of Ashley Pinto on the deserted road - no law enforcement officer would let the suspect turn and face him prior to putting the hand cuffs on. The suspect would be flat on his stomach, arm and legs spread and facing away from the officer before the officer would approach the suspect. See more »

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Odell Redd: Tagert thought Ashie could help him prove Butch
[Cassidy]
Odell Redd: died somewhere on the rez. And if he died there, then maybe his bones are still there. And if he could come up with those lovely, famous bones...
Jim Chee: Then Tagert is famous too.
Odell Redd: Famous and rich. At least as rich as historians ever get. Chee, it's all bullshit. Pinto claimed to know where Sitting Bull was buried, Geronimo too. Hell, for a bottle of whiskey, that old Indian would tell you where to find Amelia Earhart.
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Follows The Dark Wind (1991) See more »

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Suspenseful and Engrossing...
19 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

While watching this movie, you follow two Navajo police officers as they uncover the truth behind a series of murders.

This enjoyable, well acted, film keeps you guessing until the end.

Due to the scenery, it is visually entertaining as it maintains a good story line. At the same time, the characters are full of life and emotion, but not so much as to overwhelm the mystery lurking beneath the story line.

Adam Beech and Wes Studi both give good, believable performances.

As this is an intelligent persons movie, I would recommend this film to people who do not need graphic violence or bad language to enjoy a film.


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