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Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13
181 min | 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.
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Michael Blake (screenplay) (novel)
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Budget
$ 22,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 598,257
Gross (USA)
$ 184,208,848
Gross (World)
$ 424,200,000
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Release date
Nov 21, 1990 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Kevin Costner
Lieutenant Dunbar Lieutenant Dunbar   See fewer
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Mary McDonnell
Stands With A Fist Stands With A Fist   See fewer
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Graham Greene
Kicking Bird Kicking Bird   See fewer
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Rodney A. Grant
Wind In His Hair Wind In His Hair   See fewer
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Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman
Ten Bears (as Floyd Red Crow Westerman) Ten Bears (as Floyd Red Crow Westerman)   See fewer
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Tantoo Cardinal
Black Shawl Black Shawl   See fewer
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Charles Rocket
Lieutenant Elgin Lieutenant Elgin   See fewer
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Maury Chaykin
Major Fambrough Major Fambrough   See fewer
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Jimmy Herman
Stone Calf Stone Calf   See fewer
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Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse
Smiles A Lot Smiles A Lot   See fewer
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Tony Pierce
Spivey Spivey   See fewer
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Doris Leader Charge
Pretty Shield Pretty Shield   See fewer
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Tom Everett
Sergeant Pepper Sergeant Pepper   See fewer
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Larry Joshua
Sergeant Bauer Sergeant Bauer   See fewer
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Kirk Baltz
Edwards Edwards   See fewer
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Donald Hotton
General Tide General Tide   See fewer
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Annie Costner
Christine Christine   See fewer
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Conor Duffy
Willie Willie   See fewer
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Elisa Daniel
Christine's Mother Christine's Mother   See fewer
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Percy White Plume
Big Warrior Big Warrior   See fewer
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John Tail
Escort Warrior Escort Warrior   See fewer
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Steve Reevis
Sioux #1 / Warrior #1 Sioux #1 / Warrior #1   See fewer
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Sheldon Peters Wolfchild
Sioux #2 / Warrior #2 (as Sheldon Wolfchild) Sioux #2 / Warrior #2 (as Sheldon Wolfchild)   See fewer
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Wes Studi
Toughest Pawnee Toughest Pawnee   See fewer
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Buffalo Child
Pawnee #1 Pawnee #1   See fewer
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Clayton Big Eagle
Pawnee #2 Pawnee #2   See fewer
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Richard Leader Charge
Pawnee #3 Pawnee #3   See fewer
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Redwing Ted Nez
Sioux Warrior Sioux Warrior   See fewer
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Marvin Holy
Sioux Warrior Sioux Warrior   See fewer
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Raymond Newholy
Sioux Courier Sioux Courier   See fewer
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David J. Fuller
Kicking Bird's Son Kicking Bird's Son   See fewer
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Ryan White Bull
Kicking Bird's Eldest Son Kicking Bird's Eldest Son   See fewer
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Otakuye Conroy
Kicking Bird's Daughter Kicking Bird's Daughter   See fewer
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Maretta Big Crow
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Steven Chambers
Guard (as Steve Chambers) Guard (as Steve Chambers)   See fewer
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William H. Burton Jr.
General's Aide (as William H. Burton) General's Aide (as William H. Burton)   See fewer
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Bill W. Curry
Confederate Cavalryman Confederate Cavalryman   See fewer
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Nick Thompson
Confederate Soldier Confederate Soldier   See fewer
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Carter Hanner
Confederate Soldier Confederate Soldier   See fewer
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Kent Hays
Wagon Driver Wagon Driver   See fewer
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Robert Goldman
Union Soldier Union Soldier   See fewer
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R.L. Curtin
Ambush Wagon Driver Ambush Wagon Driver   See fewer
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Justin
Cisco Cisco   See fewer
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Teddy
Two Socks - a Wolf Two Socks - a Wolf   See fewer
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Buck
Two Socks - a Wolf Two Socks - a Wolf   See fewer
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Michael Horton
Captain Cargill - extended version Captain Cargill - extended version   See fewer
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J. Wesley Adams
Settler (uncredited) Settler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Allen
Female Barber (uncredited) Female Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Costner
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Rambow
Background Artist: Union Soldier (uncredited) Background Artist: Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Rossman
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Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 211,409 votes