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Pathfinder (2007)

A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.

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Wayne Charles Baker ...
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Storyline

A young Viking boy is left behind at a hostile tribe of American Indians, whom eventually accept him into the tribe and raise him. A personal war begins for the young Viking when the Vikings return 15 years later and initiate a barbaric attack on the tribe and the woman he loves. Written by SK Jongsma

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Two Worlds, One War. The Ultimate Battle Begins. See more »


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Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout | See all certifications »

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13 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pathfinder: The Legend of the Ghost Warrior  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,001,214 (USA) (13 April 2007)

Gross:

$10,232,081 (USA) (15 June 2007)
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Trivia

The Native Americans the Vikings encounter historically were the Beothuk people of Newfoundland in Canada. There is a large historical site around the Viking settlements in Newfoundland for tourists to visit. See more »

Goofs

Despite persisting belief, not all Vikings wore helmets and those who did had no horns on them. The filmmakers acknowledged this. See more »

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Ghost: Twig.
Pathfinder: Spear.
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References King Arthur (2004) See more »

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Good action scenes wasted on terrible story, acting and editing.
15 January 2007 | by (Big Kahuna Burger Joint) – See all my reviews

What a waste.

The only redeeming feature of this movie were the well made action scenes (not all were good, but overall there were more enjoyable fight sequences than boring ones).

The story is clichéd and predictable. The acting is terrible (the main role is so horribly sketched out that you can barely blame the actor, the supporting roles all make a mark for their blandness). The main couple have no chemistry, the dialog is UN-enjoyably bad and the editing looks like it was done by a blind man. Scenes start and end with absolutely no flow. One scene was particularly bad (I wont spoil it for you, suffice to say its the one where the Indians charge into battle against the hero's wishes). That is the only scene when I laughed in the movie, and its supposed to be a sad/rousing scene.

The trailer of this film looked really pretty, but then again the consisted of mostly the fight scenes so I'm not surprised at all. The director seems to have had a good eye for visuals, but his effort has ended there.

Pathfinder = 5/10 Five for the fight scenes.

I was trying to find a path out of the theater at many times during the movie.


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