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.
Michael Blake initially intended the story to be a screenplay, but after working with Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson on an earlier film, he was convinced by them to write it as a novel first - both to ensure the story would be told completely without having to work within the ... ...
Spivy! You bash that prisoner one more time, I'll put those shackles on YOU!
When Lt. Dunbar is heading west to the frontier, he passes a troop of cavalry apparently heading east. Immediately after that, we see his canteen flopping around just behind his saddle on the left side. It continues flapping and water is seen coming out of the canteen. Ten seconds later, the top of the canteen is seen bouncing around the canteen. Improbable, at best, given the nature of Lt. Dunbar's trip alone and with limited provisions and water.
English, Sioux, Pawnee
$598,257 (USA) (11 November 1990)
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