A Man Called Horse
A Man Called Horse (1970)

A Man Called Horse stars Richard Harris as Lord John Morgan, an English peer cast somewhat adrift in the American West. Captured by Sioux Indians, Lord Morgan is at first targeted for quick extinction, but the tribesmen sense that he is… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1970
DVD Release Date: April 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A test to see how much pain its hero and the audience can take before yelling Uncle.

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Scott Weinberg

It's all very socially aware and nature-friendly, and the tale is a worthwhile one indeed; too bad A Man Called Horse moves so slowly for much of its running time.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A Man Called Horse is a mesmerizing film about the experiences of a British aristocrat in 1825 struggling to survive in a Sioux tribe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
The first half an hour of the film drags slightly but is worth sticking with. The story is hugely based on a white man being accepted into a Sioux Indian tribe… More
Red Lats
I saw this for the first time in 2007. It seemed quaint - unrealistic. I didn't have that same feeling with Dances with Wolves for instance.
Pierluigi Puccini
Poorly written and performed (except for Richard Harris) ethnographic western. The brutal "vow to the sun" ritual, Harris in the lead, and some (not… More
xGary Xx
Richard Harris brings some weight to an otherwise clunky story in which a white aristocrat wins the respect of his native american captors and eventually joins… More
Stephen M
An unusual western which admirably treats the American Indian with a certain amount of respect, but it shoots itself in the foot in terms of credibility by… More