Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a Sioux tribe is his only neighbor. Overcoming the language barrier and their mutual fear and distrust, Dunbar and the proud Indians gradually become friends. Eventually, he falls in love with the beautiful Stands With a Fist (Mary McDonnell) a white woman raised by the tribe.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
490 Ratings
490 Ratings

82% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.5/10
  • Fresh 59
  • Rotten 13

Critics Consensus: A grand, sweeping epic with inarguably noble intentions and arresting cinematography, but one whose center, arguably, is not as weighty as it should be.

14+ COMMON SENSE

A grand, sweeping journey with graphic violence.

Information

Studio
MGM
Released
Copyright
© 1990 TIG PRODUCTIONS, INC.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Canada) (Stereo), French (France) (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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