Dances with Wolves Image
Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 111 Ratings

Summary: Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. Dunbar (Costner) wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an adandoned 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 (McDonnell), a white woman raised by the tribe. (MGM)
Runtime: 181 min
Production: Tig Productions
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western
Countries: USA, UK
Languages: English, Sioux, Pawnee
Home Release Date: Nov 15, 1998
Director Credit
Kevin Costner Director
Writer Credit
Michael Blake Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Graham Greene Kicking Bird
Kevin Costner Lieutenant Dunbar
Mary McDonnell Stands With A Fist
Cast Credit
Charles Rocket Lieutenant Elgin
Doris Leader Charge Pretty Shield
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman Ten Bears
Jason R. Lone Hill Worm
Jimmy Herman Stone Calf
Maury Chaykin Major Fambrough
Michael Spears Otter
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse Smiles A Lot
Robert Pastorelli Timmons
Rodney A. Grant Wind In His Hair
Tantoo Cardinal Black Shawl
Tony Pierce Spivey
Producer Credit
Bonnie Arnold Associate Producer
Derek Kavanagh Line Producer
Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Jim Wilson Producer
Kevin Costner Producer
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