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The Call of the Wild (1997)

PG
TV Movie | 91 min | Adventure

Jack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to his situation. Although the two are bonded, Buck ...See moreJack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to his situation. Although the two are bonded, Buck yearns to run free with the wild dogs in the wilderness. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Jack London (novel "The Call of the Wild") | Graham Ludlow (screenplay)
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Jun 22, 1997 (United States)

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Rutger Hauer
John Thornton John Thornton   See fewer
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Bronwen Booth
Mercedes (as Bronwên Booth) Mercedes (as Bronwên Booth)   See fewer
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Charles Edwin Powell
Hal (as Charles Powell) Hal (as Charles Powell)   See fewer
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Burke Lawrence
Charles Charles   See fewer
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Luc Morissette
M. Perrault (as Luc Morrissette) M. Perrault (as Luc Morrissette)   See fewer
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Robert Pierre Côté
Francoise Francoise   See fewer
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John Novak
Mr. Matthewson the Gambling Man Mr. Matthewson the Gambling Man   See fewer
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Richard Dreyfuss
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John Dunn-Hill
Thornton's Partner Hans Thornton's Partner Hans   See fewer
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Jack Langedijk
Thornton's Partner Pete Thornton's Partner Pete   See fewer
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Michael Shanks
Fellow Gambler #1 Fellow Gambler #1   See fewer
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Raymond Ducasse
Judge Miller Judge Miller   See fewer
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Eric Hoziel
The Kidnapper The Kidnapper   See fewer
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Deano Clavet
The Baggage Man The Baggage Man   See fewer
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Barry Blake
The Man in the Red Sweater The Man in the Red Sweater   See fewer
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Bernard Ranger
The Government Clerk The Government Clerk   See fewer
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Howard Rosenstein
The Savvy Prospector #1 The Savvy Prospector #1   See fewer
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Michel Perron
The Savvy Prospector #2 The Savvy Prospector #2   See fewer
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Steve Adams
Mr. Kerns, Matthewson's friend Mr. Kerns, Matthewson's friend   See fewer
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Christopher Heyerdahl
Fellow Gambler #2 (as Chris Heyerdahl) Fellow Gambler #2 (as Chris Heyerdahl)   See fewer
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Eric Cabana
Yeehat Warrior Yeehat Warrior   See fewer
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Mike Kanentakeron
Yeehat Story Teller Yeehat Story Teller   See fewer
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Buck the dog Buck the dog   See fewer
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Gessa
Buck the dog Buck the dog   See fewer
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Buck the dog Buck the dog   See fewer
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Pinceau
Curly the dog Curly the dog   See fewer
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Kino
Spitz the dog Spitz the dog   See fewer
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Dave
Dave the dog Dave the dog   See fewer
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Billee the dog Billee the dog   See fewer
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Solecks the dog Solecks the dog   See fewer
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Jack
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Rocky
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Andy
Dog, Mercedes' Team Dog, Mercedes' Team   See fewer
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Dixie
Dog, Mercedes' Team Dog, Mercedes' Team   See fewer
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Maggie Maggie   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 703 votes