Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves (1990)

Inside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered.

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
  • Release Date: 1990-11-09
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 2155 ratings
  • Runtime: 3h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Tig Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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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.

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  • Kevin Costner

    as Lieutenant Dunbar
  • Mary McDonnell

    as Stands With A Fist
  • Graham Greene

    as Kicking Bird
  • Rodney A. Grant

    as Wind In His Hair
  • Floyd Red Crow Westerman

    as Ten Bears
  • Tantoo Cardinal

    as Black Shawl
  • Robert Pastorelli

    as Timmons
  • Charles Rocket

    as Lieutenant Elgin
  • Maury Chaykin

    as Major Fambrough
  • Jimmy Herman

    as Stone Calf
  • Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse

    as Smiles A Lot
  • Michael Spears

    as Otter
  • Jason R. Lone Hill

    as Worm
  • Tony Pierce

    as Spivey
  • Doris Leader Charge

    as Pretty Shield
  • Tom Everett

    as Sergeant Pepper
  • Larry Joshua

    as Sergeant Bauer
  • Kirk Baltz

    as Edwards
  • Wayne Grace

    as Major
  • Donald Hotton

    as General Tide
  • Annie Costner

    as Christine
  • Elisa Daniel

    as Christine's Mother
  • Percy White Plume

    as Big Warrior
  • John Tail

    as Escort Warrior
  • Steve Reevis

    as Sioux #1 / Warrior #1
  • Sheldon Peters Wolfchild

    as Sioux #2 / Warrior #2
  • Wes Studi

    as Toughest Pawnee
  • Buffalo Child

    as Pawnee #1
  • Clayton Big Eagle

    as Pawnee #2
  • Richard Leader Charge

    as Pawnee #3
  • Redwing Ted Nez

    as Sioux Warrior
  • Marvin Holy

    as Sioux Warrior
  • Raymond Newholy

    as Sioux Courier
  • David J. Fuller

    as Kicking Bird's Son
  • Ryan White Bull

    as Kicking Bird's Eldest Son
  • Otakuye Conroy

    as Kicking Bird's Daughter
  • Maretta Big Crow

    as Village Mother
  • Steven Chambers

    as Guard
  • William H. Burton Jr.

    as General's Aide
  • Bill W. Curry

    as Confederate Cavalryman
  • Nick Thompson

    as Confederate Soldier
  • Carter Hanner

    as Confederate Soldier
  • Kent Hays

    as Wagon Driver
  • Robert Goldman

    as Union Soldier
  • Frank P. Costanza

    as Tucker
  • James A. Mitchell

    as Ray
  • R. L. Curtin

    as Ambush Wagon Driver
  • Justin

    as Cisco (horse)
  • Teddy

    as Two Socks (wolf)
  • Buck

    as Two Socks (wolf)
  • Conor Duffy

    as Willie
  • R.L. Curtin

    as Ambush Wagon Driver
  • J. Wesley Adams

    as Settler (uncredited)
  • Bill Costner

    as Union Soldier (uncredited)
  • Jim Wilson

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • William Rossman

    as Union soldier (uncredited)
Directing Kevin Costner Director
Writing Michael Blake Screenplay
Sound John Barry Original Music Composer
Camera Dean Semler Director of Photography
Editing Neil Travis Editor
Production Jim Wilson Producer
Production Kevin Costner Producer
Production Elisabeth Leustig Casting
Art Lisa Dean Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Elsa Zamparelli Costume Design
Editing Steve Potter Editor
Editing William Hoy Editor
Art Jeffrey Beecroft Production Design
Editing Chip Masamitsu Editor
Art William Ladd Skinner Art Direction
Crew Scott A. Stephens Property Master
Art Stephanie Waldron Greensman
Art Ben Zeller Construction Coordinator
Sound Albert Aquino Boom Operator
Sound Robert Fitzgerald Sound Designer
Sound Dan O'Connell Foley
Sound Gregory H. Watkins Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Robbie Knott Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Birgitta Bjerke Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Gordon Set Costumer
Crew Wayne Jones Transportation Co-Captain
Crew Jonathan A. Rosenfeld Transportation Captain
Crew David Siegel Transportation Coordinator
Sound Alicia Stevenson Foley
Costume & Make-Up Elle Elliott Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Tamara Guthrie Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Joani Yarbrough Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up David Atherton Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Francisco X. Pérez Makeup Artist
Art Patrick Cassidy Leadman
Sound Barbara Barnaby ADR & Dubbing
Sound Robert Fitzgerald Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Hari Ryatt Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Jeffrey Perkins Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Norman Howell Stunt Coordinator
Crew John Huneck Second Unit Cinematographer
Crew Philip C. Pfeiffer Second Unit Cinematographer
Camera Ben Glass Still Photographer
Camera S. Phillip Sparks Additional Camera
Lighting Víctor Pérez Gaffer
Lighting Marc Wostak Best Boy Electric
Sound Cliff Kohlweck Music Editor
Crew Peter Haas Unit Publicist
Production John T. Haun Production Accountant
Production Tim Wilson Location Manager
Camera James M. Muro Steadicam Operator
Camera James M. Muro Camera Operator
Production Bonnie Arnold Associate Producer
Production Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Production Derek Kavanagh Unit Production Manager
Crew Michael J. Harker Post Production Supervisor
Visual Effects Robert D. Bailey Visual Effects
Visual Effects Paul Curley Visual Effects
Visual Effects Matthew Yuricich Visual Effects
Production Rene Haynes Casting
Production Jory Weitz Casting
Editing Robert C. Lusted Assistant Editor
Editing Mike Stanwick Color Timer
Crew Kevin Reynolds Thanks
Sound Tommy Morgan Additional Soundtrack
Directing Jan Evans Script Supervisor