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Dakota (1988)

PG
97 min | Drama

John Dakota is young bum with a hidden past. He meets a nice family and works on their ranch. He soon becomes a good friend of the disabled son and helps them overcome local problems.See moreJohn Dakota is young bum with a hidden past. He meets a nice family and works on their ranch. He soon becomes a good friend of the disabled son and helps them overcome local problems. Written by Steve Richer See less
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Director
Writers
Darryl Kuntz (as Darryl J. Kuntz) | Sara Lynn Kuntz
Cinematographer
James W. Wrenn (as James Wrenn)
Casting Director
Shirley Abrams (as Shirley Abramson)
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Updated Dec 2, 1988

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Dec 2, 1988 (United States)

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Lou Diamond Phillips
John Dakota John Dakota   See fewer
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DeeDee Norton
Molly Lechner Molly Lechner   See fewer
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Herta Ware
Aunt Zard Aunt Zard   See fewer
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Eli Cummins
Walt Lechner Walt Lechner   See fewer
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Jordan Burton
Casey Lechner Casey Lechner   See fewer
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Steve Ruge
Bo Sandoval Bo Sandoval   See fewer
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John Hawkes
Rooster Rooster   See fewer
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Tom Campitelli
Rob Diamond Rob Diamond   See fewer
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Leslie Mullin
Cynthia Diamond Cynthia Diamond   See fewer
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Lawrence Montaigne
Mr. Diamond Mr. Diamond   See fewer
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Connie Coit
Mrs. Diamond Mrs. Diamond   See fewer
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Susan Crippin
Alicia Alicia   See fewer
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Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Robert Lemus
Eric Dakota Eric Dakota   See fewer
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Ben Jones
Mr. Dakota Mr. Dakota   See fewer
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Cecilia Flores
Mrs. Dakota Mrs. Dakota   See fewer
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Robert Ahola
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Helena Humann
Gym Teacher Gym Teacher   See fewer
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John Glenn
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Abel O. Zapata
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Tom McRae
Race Announcer Race Announcer   See fewer
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Audeen Casey
Hospital Nurse Hospital Nurse   See fewer
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Mark Schulte
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Kendall Thomas
Sheriff's Deputy Sheriff's Deputy   See fewer
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David Harrod
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Amy Floyd
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Derek Odom
Zard's Kids Zard's Kids   See fewer
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Vernon Walker
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Tammy Stevens
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Daniel Massey
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Nicholas Meazzles
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Richard Wells
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Phil Smereck
Boy with Tie Boy with Tie   See fewer
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Michelle McHone
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Lujenna Moseley
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Chris Christian
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Robin Creasman
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Chris Creasman
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Rohn Bailey
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Linda Evans
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Ratings Breakdown

4.9 / 10 | 224 votes