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North Star (1996)

R
90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands ...See moreSet during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of McLennon's "assistants". One of the miners targeted by McLennon, a half-Indian hunter named "Hudson Saanteek", manages to escape his hired thugs, and comes back into town looking to re-establish his claim and get revenge. McLennon and his men have the advantange of numbers and weapons, but Saanteek has his survival skills, and knowledge of the Alaskan wilderness. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Director
Writers
Heck Allen (novel "The North Star") (as Will Henry) | Gilles Béhat (story) (as Giles Behat) | Philippe Schwartz (story) | Sergio Donati (screenplay) & 2 more
Composers
Bruce Rowland (version: American) | John Scott (version: European)
Cinematographer
Bruno de Keyzer (as Bruno De Keyser)
Casting Directors
Julie Wiggen | Jeremy Zimmermann (as Jerry Zimmerman)
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$18,000,000
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Release date
Oct 25, 1996 (United States)

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33 cast members
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James Caan
Sean McLennon Sean McLennon   See fewer
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Christopher Lambert
Hudson Saanteek (as Christophe Lambert) Hudson Saanteek (as Christophe Lambert)   See fewer
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Jacques François
Colonel Henry Johnson Colonel Henry Johnson   See fewer
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Don Backhurst
Native American Native American   See fewer
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Roddy 'Two Eagle' Randall
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Reidar Sørensen
Bjorn Svenson (as Reidar Sorenson) Bjorn Svenson (as Reidar Sorenson)   See fewer
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Pedea Torget
Jesper Jesper   See fewer
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Hilde Grythe
Hannah Hannah   See fewer
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John Cassady
Jim Hanson Jim Hanson   See fewer
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Audun Meling
Raferty Raferty   See fewer
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Sverre Anker Ousdal
Lindberg Lindberg   See fewer
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Kalle Øby
Bartender (as Kalle Oby) Bartender (as Kalle Oby)   See fewer
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Torgils Moe
Magnusson Magnusson   See fewer
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Nicholas Hope
Sheriff Lamont Sheriff Lamont   See fewer
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Frank Krog
Big Tim Big Tim   See fewer
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Harald Brenna
Iron Mike Iron Mike   See fewer
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Stephen Sinclair
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Åsmund Brede Eike
Gwill (as Asmund Brede Eike) Gwill (as Asmund Brede Eike)   See fewer
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Øyvind Lie Thommesen
Graves (as Oywind Lie Thommesen) Graves (as Oywind Lie Thommesen)   See fewer
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Nick Cairis
Sergeant Lewis (as Nicholas Cairis) Sergeant Lewis (as Nicholas Cairis)   See fewer
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Makka
The Wolf The Wolf   See fewer
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Arild Svensgam
American miner American miner   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 1,057 votes