PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Orion originally planned to release both this film and The Silence of the Lambs (1991) in late 1990, and to promote both films as Oscar contenders. Their financial problems, however, forced them to choose one film over the other, and this one was released first, with Lambs being ... ...
Don't take off my foot.
General Tide: You rest easy, son. You'll keep your foot. As God is my judge, you'll keep it.
General Tide: Bring up my ambulance.
General's Aide: Sir?
General Tide: Bring up my ambulance! And my surgeon with it!
General Tide: We got an officer who's worth something lying here.
When Kicking Bird takes Dunbar to the "Sacred Place" (which in the "The Making of 'Dances With Wolves'" is said to be the Black Hills) Mount Moran (The Grand Tetons in Jackson Hole, Wyoming) stands prominently on the right side of the panorama.
English, Sioux, Pawnee
$598,257 (USA) (11 November 1990)
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