7.0/10
147
2 user 1 critic

Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988)

TV-PG | | Western | TV Movie 23 March 1988
This is the continuing saga of the Cartwrights, only none of the original Cartwrights are here anymore but their sons appear. Ben and Hoss have passed on and Little Joe is MIA; he joined up... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(television series), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bonanza: Under Attack (TV Movie 1995)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A reimagining of the next generation of Cartwrights, three cousins Benji, A.C., and Josh join together to fight off forces to save the Ponderosa. Under the guidance of old friend Bronc Evans, they learn the meaning of family.

Director: Mark Tinker
Stars: Ben Johnson, Michael Landon Jr., Emily Warfield
Bonanza: The Return (TV Movie 1993)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa.

Director: Jerry Jameson
Stars: Ben Johnson, Michael Landon Jr., Emily Warfield
Bonanza (1959–1973)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker
Shadow on the Mesa (TV Movie 2013)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Wes Rawlins (Wes Brown) is a bounty hunter, a man of few words and the West's quickest draw. Wes is devastated when his mother is murdered by a couple of outlaws still on the run. He is ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Stars: Wes Brown, Kevin Sorbo, Gail O'Grady
Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (TV Movie 1987)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins", is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there around twelve years ago, Marshal Matt Dillon and Miss Kitty Russell.

Director: Vincent McEveety
Stars: Georgie Collins, Amanda Blake, James Arness
The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son... See full summary »

Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Henry Darrow
Rawhide (1959–1965)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines
The Young Riders (1989–1992)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express.

Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller
Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett
True Women (TV Movie 1997)
Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.

Director: Karen Arthur
Stars: Dana Delany, Annabeth Gish, Angelina Jolie
Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people.

Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, James Troesh
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charlie Poke
... Capt. Aaron Cartwright
... Mr. Dunson
... Mr. Mack
Michael Landon Jr. ... Benjamin 'Benj' Cartwright
... Annabelle 'Annie' Cartwright
Brian A. Smith ... Josh Cartwright
Richard Bergman ... Sheriff Montooth
... Jennifer Sills
... Nathaniel Amsted
... Gus Morton (as William Benedict)
... Sills
Gary Reed ... Eldon Poole
Lee McLaughlin ... Mayor
... Feathers (as Robert Hoy)
Edit

Storyline

This is the continuing saga of the Cartwrights, only none of the original Cartwrights are here anymore but their sons appear. Ben and Hoss have passed on and Little Joe is MIA; he joined up with Teddy Roosevelt and is currently missing. Ben's brother, Aaron is now in charge of the Ponderosa, and Little Joe's wife, Annie also lives there. His son, Benjamin has come back from the East. Charlie Poke is a man who owes his life to Ben Cartwright. He is now the ranch foreman and is not exactly on good terms with Aaron. Aaron has allowed a mining company access to the Ponderosa, but the man in charge has other ideas. Hoss' son, Josh, whom no one has seen before, has come to the Ponderosa to kill Hoss because he thinks Hoss deserted him and his mother - not knowing that Hoss died before he could go back to bring Josh's mother to the Ponderosa. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sequel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 March 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bonanza: The Movie  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Hoss' death is finally explained as him drwning while saving a young girl. His tombstone reads 1848-1881. See more »

Goofs

Annabelle Cartwright states that Hoss was Little Joe's best man when they got married, but Hoss' death was revealed while Little Joe was still single. The first episode of season 14 (the last season), Little Joe married and was widowed. See more »

Connections

Followed by Ponderosa (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Missing An Actor - Why?
31 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

I was looking for the character who played Charlie in this movie - his credits named him as "Robert Fuller", but there is no listing of such a character on your sight. I wonder why? Plus...he was one of the main characters! I was searching for other things this "Robert Fuller" has been in on television (or in movies) and thus...could not find him. Has he another name? This 'remake' of the Bonanza television series is probably just as hokey, but if you liked the series, this was a fun and predictable sequel. Though Michael Landon Junior will never be his father (as far as acting goes), it was nice to see a 'tradition' reinvented for at least one attempt.


2 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial