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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 more »

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Sonny Crowkiller
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Skitty Harris
Tim Sampson ...
Warren Cutfoot
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Jay Stivic
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Calvin Morrisey
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The Sheriff
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Sonny's Mother
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The Mayor
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Major Crawford, National Guard
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Posse Member #1
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The Governor
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Colin Ditweiler
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Ben Crowkiller / Dead Crow Chief
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Freddie Man Wolf
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The Crow (as Rodney Grant)
Perry Lilley Sr. ...
Bubba Mad Bear
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TV Correspondent
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Lieutenant, National Guard
Matthew E. Montoya ...
Louis Manshadow
Jackie Old Coyote ...
Crystal Spencer
Diane Debassige ...
Dolly Two Owls
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Jay's Wife
Billy Streater ...
Deputy #1
Wayne Waterman ...
George Deckworth
Cameron Thor ...
Lindquist
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Ronnie Stivic
Monty Bass ...
Dennis
Richard Ray Whitman ...
Harold (as Richard Whitman)
Jackie Parsons ...
B.I.A. Official
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Rookie Cop
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Cavalry Lieutenant (as Michael Malone)
Mitch Marcus ...
Cavalry Major
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Bar Owner
Lon Peterson ...
Paramedic
Caskey Swaim ...
Vigilante #1
Dennis Rucker ...
Vigilante #2
Willy Ketchum ...
Vigilante #3
Tom Mollgard ...
Motel Clerk
David Mayers ...
Tuxedo Salesman
Scotty Augare ...
Posse Member #2
Rusty Hendrickson ...
Posse Member #3
Tom Walter ...
Posse Member #4
Craig Hosking ...
Cessna Pilot (as Craig Hoskings)
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Cessna Passenger
Arthur Rooney ...
Deputy #2
Julie Rappold ...
Jay's Daughter
Erin O'Brien ...
Calvin's Wife
Molly Kicking Woman ...
Old Indian Lady
George A. Hall III ...
Indian Policeman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judy Jones ...
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Leonard Mountain Chief ...
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Directed by

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Franc Roddam

Written by

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Spencer Eastman ... (written by)

Produced by

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Chris Chesser ... executive producer
John Daly ... producer
Derek Gibson ... producer
Franc Roddam ... executive producer
Bernard Williams ... producer

Music by

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Chaz Jankel

Cinematography by

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Brian Tufano

Film Editing by

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Sean Barton

Editorial Department

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Peter Baldock ... first assistant editor: UK
Jonathan Chibnall ... second assistant editor: USA
Dan Muscarella ... color timer
Glenn Suffern ... negative cutter
Bettina Woolgar ... second assistant editor: UK
Melissa Wye ... first assistant editor: USA (as Melissa J. Wye)

Casting By

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Lora Kennedy

Production Design by

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Mike Bingham ... (as Michael Bingham)

Set Decoration by

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Julia Badham ... (as Julia Laughlin)
Tom Talbert

Costume Design by

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Kathryn Morrison

Makeup Department

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Barbara Gilham Aubert ... makeup artist: indian makeup
Teresa M. Austin ... hair stylist (as Teresa Austin) / makeup artist (as Teresa Austin)
Lynne K. Eagan ... hair stylist (as Lynne Eagen) / makeup artist (as Lynne Eagen)
Matthew W. Mungle ... special makeup effects artist (as Matthew Mungle)
Alva Bird Rattler Parsons ... makeup artist: indian makeup

Production Management

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Randy D. Thornton ... post-production supervisor
Bernard Williams ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Peter Giuliano ... first assistant director (as Peter Guiliano)
Dana J. Kuznetzkoff ... second second assistant director
Robert J. Wilson ... second assistant director (as Bob Wilson)

Art Department

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Jonathan Bobbitt ... property assistant
Russell Bobbitt ... property master
Clive A. Bowerman ... set dresser
Raymond F. Cooper ... head painter
Barry Franenberg ... property assistant (as Barry L. Franenberg)
Dean Hallo ... lead person
John M. Holliday ... construction coordinator (as John Holliday)
Loy Hopkins ... lead person (as Loy C. Baron)
Robin Johnson ... painter: horses
Roger L. King ... construction coordinator
William C. Martin ... set dresser (as William Martin)
Don Maskovich ... assistant art director
Jeff Ozimek ... set designer
Joe Picket ... sign artist
Denise Rogers ... art department assistant
Paul J. Thorp ... property assistant
Robert Winkowitsch ... carpenter / speciality carpenter
Raymond F. Cooper ... head carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Christopher Ackland ... foley editor
Martin Evans ... supervising sound editor
Mike Hopkins ... dialogue editor
Matthew McFadden ... boom operator (as Matthew John McFadden)
John Murphy ... sound maintenance (as John T. Murphy)
John T. Murphy ... sound maintenance
Robin O'Donoghue ... re-recording mixer
Ed White ... production sound mixer
Barney Cabral ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Daryl Jordan ... assistant foley editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Richard O. Helmer ... special effects supervisor
Bill Lee ... special effects assistant
Jim Schwalm ... special effects assistant

Stunts

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Clay Boss ... stunt player
Bud Davis ... stunt coordinator / stunt player
Joe Gilbride ... stunt player
Chuck Hart ... stunt player
Michael Haynes ... stunt player
Johnny Hock ... stunt player (as John Hock)
Brad Orrison ... stunt player
Don Pulford ... stunt player
Dennis Scott ... stunt player
Jerry Wills ... stunt player

Camera and Electrical Department

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Modesto A. Bueno ... grip
Patrick Carey ... camera operator: second unit
Dan Combs ... electrician
Loren Corl ... best boy grip
Donne Daniels ... key grip
Robert W. De Marce ... grip
Jon Dodson ... video assist operator
Gary Farr ... still photographer
Ben Felthouse ... electrician (as Solomon Ben Feldthouse)
Steven Firestone ... camera operator
Michael Fradianni ... grip (as Mike Franianni)
Howard Gladstone ... rigger
Scott P. Grasel ... grip
John Harmon ... grip (as John W. Harmon)
Paul Hughen ... first assistant camera
Jono Kouzouyan ... gaffer (as Juno Kouzouyian)
Steven R. Monroe ... second assistant camera (as Steve R. Monroe)
James C. Nichols ... gaffer
Toby Phillips ... Steadicam operator (as Toby Philips)
James W. Roberson ... aerial camera operator (as Jim Roberson)
Jose Santiago ... best boy grip
Simon Scheeline ... electrician
Darrell B. Sheldon ... dolly grip (as Darrell Sheldon)
Roger L. Smith ... aerial camera operator (as Roger Lee Smith)
Troy Steinmetz ... grip
Keith Talley ... dolly grip (as Keith A. Talley)
Michael Uva ... key grip (as Michael G. Uva)
Jack Yanekian ... best boy electric

Casting Department

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Elouise Cobell ... extras casting assistant (as Elouise C. Cobell)
Rene Haynes ... extras casting
Mark York ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Michael Butler ... wardrobe supervisor: men (as Mike Butler)
Lucy Calf Boss Ribs ... seamstress
Ruby K. Manis ... wardrobe supervisor: women

Location Management

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Craig Horn ... location production assistant
Roy Ingraham ... location production assistant
Michael J. Malone ... location manager (as Michael Malone)
Mitch Marcus ... assistant location manager
Kevin Running Crane ... location production assistant
Book St. Goddard ... location production assistant
Marlin Wippert ... location production assistant

Music Department

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Richard Bagenal ... music mixer / music mixing engineer
Chaz Jankel ... musician: score
Kieron De Lancey Wheeler ... music recording engineer / synthesizer programmer
Kieron De Lancey Wheeler ... music recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Richard Burch ... transportation captain
Gaston Veilleux ... transportation coordinator (as Gaston 'Gus' Veilleux)
Gary Edelman ... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Sam Edelman ... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
Jim Martell ... transportation captain (uncredited)

Other crew

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Frans J. Afman ... motion picture banking: Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland, N.V.
Scotty Augare ... special horse rider (as Scott Augare)
Terrie Beck ... office production assistant
Billy Big Springs Jr. ... special horse rider
Arnold Calf Boss Ribs ... special horse rider
Carina Cooper ... assistant: Mr. Roddam
Julia Cort ... set production assistant
John Daly ... presenter: for Hemdale Film Corporation
Cheryl A. Dunlap ... production secretary
David Falicki ... craft service / first aid
Lee Faulkner ... additional promotion
Glenn Gaylord ... first assistant production accountant
Hanay Geiogamah ... indian advisor
Derek Gibson ... presenter: for Hemdale Film Corporation
Gregory Hicks ... set production assistant
Craig Hosking ... helicopter pilot (as Craig Hoskings)
Craig Ironpipe ... special horse rider (as Craig Iron Pipe)
Andrea Jaffe ... publicity consultant
Kat Javier ... payroll services: Payments Plus
Robert Jellen ... insurance: Albert G. Ruben & Co. Inc. (as Bob Jellen)
Edwin T. Little Plume ... special horse rider
Alvin William 'Dutch' Lunak ... special horse rider (as Dutch Lunak)
Andy Marx ... unit publicist (as Andrew Marx)
Roy McGowen ... representative: American Humane Society
Cathy Mickel Gibson ... production accountant
Hughie Monroe ... special horse rider
Sharon Morov ... production coordinator
Roger Morris ... special horse rider
Jamie Namson ... helicopter pilot
Amy Ness ... production liaison
Michael Neumann ... set production assistant
Valerie E. Norman ... script supervisor (as Valerie Norman-Williams)
Chad Onstad ... special horse rider
Jackie Parsons ... technical advisor
Maxine Pryor ... second assistant production accountant
Steve Reevis ... special horse rider
Tim Reevis ... special horse rider
Paul 'Sled' Reynolds ... animal trainer (as Paul C. Reynolds) / wrangler (as Paul C. Reynolds)
Tom Shadyac ... actor's coach
Don Stafford ... wrangler
Jean Stafford ... wrangler
Tifney Stewart ... office production assistant
James B. Steyee ... veterinarian (as Dr. James B. Steyee)
Ame D. Vaughan ... legal services
Kieron De Lancey Wheeler ... computer programmer
Dana Williams ... assistant production coordinator
Wint Williams ... catering cook
Anthony Yellow Owl ... special horse rider
John Achorn ... additional voices (uncredited)
Richard Morrison ... title designer (uncredited)

Thanks

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The Blackfeet Tribe ... special thanks (as The Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation)
Spencer Eastman ... dedicated to the memory of
Bill Gipp ... special thanks: Bureau of Indian Affairs (as Superintendent Bill Gipp)
Dorian Langdon ... special thanks
Toni Obee ... special thanks
Earl Old Person ... special thanks (as Chief Earl Old Person)
The People of Choteau ... special thanks (as People of Choteau, Montana)
Ted Schwinden ... special thanks (as The Governor of Montana)
Anna St. Johns ... special thanks
Garry Wunderwald ... special thanks: The State of Montana Film Commission (as Gary Wunderwald)
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines 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. See more »
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Also Known As
  • War Game (United States)
  • Die jungen Krieger (Germany)
  • En pie de guerra (Spain)
  • A Festa da Guerra (Brazil)
  • De sidste krigere (Denmark)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Featured in Johnny Handsome/War Party/Welcome Home/Queen of Hearts/Erik the Viking (1989). See more »
Soundtracks All Right Now See more »
Quotes Skitty Harris: Hey, I'm three-eighths.
Sonny Crowkiller: Yeah, and five-eighths nuts.
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