Overview

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he’s assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

  1. Michael Blake

    Screenplay

  2. Kevin Costner

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Costner

    Kevin Costner

    Lieutenant Dunbar

  2. Mary McDonnell

    Mary McDonnell

    Stands With A Fist

  3. Graham Greene

    Graham Greene

    Kicking Bird

  4. Rodney A. Grant

    Rodney A. Grant

    Wind In His Hair

  5. Floyd Red Crow Westerman

    Floyd Red Crow Westerman

    Ten Bears

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 9, 1990
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 1m

Budget $22,000,000.00

Revenue $424,208,848.00

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