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Smoke Signals (1998)

PG-13
89 min | Comedy, Drama

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family (and his ...See moreYoung Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family (and his tough son Victor), and Victor hasn't seen his father for 10 years. When Victor hears Arnold has died, Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get Arnold's remains, but only if Thomas can also go with him. Thomas and Victor hit the road. Written by Anonymous See less
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Sherman Alexie (book "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven") (screenplay)
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Larry Estes | Scott M. Rosenfelt (as Scott Rosenfelt)
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$ 2,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 43,574
Gross (USA)
$ 6,719,300
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Release date
Jan 16, 1998 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Adam Beach
Victor Joseph Victor Joseph   See fewer
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Evan Adams
Thomas Builds-the-Fire Thomas Builds-the-Fire   See fewer
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Irene Bedard
Suzy Song Suzy Song   See fewer
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Gary Farmer
Arnold Joseph Arnold Joseph   See fewer
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Tantoo Cardinal
Arlene Joseph Arlene Joseph   See fewer
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Cody Lightning
Young Victor Joseph Young Victor Joseph   See fewer
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Simon Baker
Young Thomas Builds-the-Fire Young Thomas Builds-the-Fire   See fewer
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Monique Mojica
Grandma Builds-the-Fire Grandma Builds-the-Fire   See fewer
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John Trudell
Randy Peone Randy Peone   See fewer
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Chief Leonard George
Lester Fallsapart (as Leonard George) Lester Fallsapart (as Leonard George)   See fewer
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Michael Greyeyes
Junior Polatkin Junior Polatkin   See fewer
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Cynthia Geary
Cathy the Gymnast Cathy the Gymnast   See fewer
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Gary Taylor
Cowboy Cowboy   See fewer
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Molly Cheek
Penny Cicero Penny Cicero   See fewer
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Robert Miano
Burt Cicero Burt Cicero   See fewer
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Tom Skerritt
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
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Todd Jamieson
Jesuit #1 Jesuit #1   See fewer
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Scott M. Rosenfelt
Jesuit #2 (uncredited) Jesuit #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 8,835 votes