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Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Inside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered.
Nov 09, 1990 3h 1m
7.8
2094 votes

Synopsis

Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Title Dances with Wolves
Companies Tig Productions, Majestic Films International
Countries United Kingdom, United States of America
Keywords countryside, based on novel or book, culture clash, deserter, mutiny, wolf, language barrier, self-discovery, dakota, buffalo, unsociability, freedom, tennessee, kansas, sioux, native american, snow, pawnee tribe, 19th century, lakota, bison, early america
Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner

Lieutenant Dunbar
Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell

Stands With A Fist
Graham Greene

Graham Greene

Kicking Bird
Rodney A. Grant

Rodney A. Grant

Wind In His Hair
Charles Rocket

Charles Rocket

Lieutenant Elgin
Maury Chaykin

Maury Chaykin

Major Fambrough
Jimmy Herman

Jimmy Herman

Stone Calf
Tom Everett

Tom Everett

Sergeant Pepper
Larry Joshua

Larry Joshua

Sergeant Bauer
Donald Hotton

Donald Hotton

General Tide
Elisa Daniel

Elisa Daniel

Christine's Mother
John Tail

John Tail

Escort Warrior
Steve Reevis

Steve Reevis

Sioux #1 / Warrior #1
Sheldon Peters Wolfchild

Sheldon Peters Wolfchild

Sioux #2 / Warrior #2
Wes Studi

Wes Studi

Toughest Pawnee
Redwing Ted Nez

Redwing Ted Nez

Sioux Warrior
Marvin Holy

Marvin Holy

Sioux Warrior
Raymond Newholy

Raymond Newholy

Sioux Courier
David J. Fuller

David J. Fuller

Kicking Bird's Son
Ryan White Bull

Ryan White Bull

Kicking Bird's Eldest Son
Otakuye Conroy

Otakuye Conroy

Kicking Bird's Daughter
Maretta Big Crow

Maretta Big Crow

Village Mother
Bill W. Curry

Bill W. Curry

Confederate Cavalryman
Nick Thompson

Nick Thompson

Confederate Soldier
Carter Hanner

Carter Hanner

Confederate Soldier
Kent Hays

Kent Hays

Wagon Driver
Robert Goldman

Robert Goldman

Union Soldier
R. L. Curtin

R. L. Curtin

Ambush Wagon Driver
Justin

Justin

Cisco (horse)
Teddy

Teddy

Two Socks (wolf)
Buck

Buck

Two Socks (wolf)
R.L. Curtin

R.L. Curtin

Ambush Wagon Driver
J. Wesley Adams

J. Wesley Adams

Settler (uncredited)
Bill Costner

Bill Costner

Union Soldier (uncredited)
Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson

Doctor (uncredited)
William Rossman

William Rossman

Union soldier (uncredited)