Black Cloud
Black Cloud (2005)

Actor Rick Schroder makes his directorial debut with this inspiring drama set in the American Southwest. Black Cloud (Eddie Spears) is a young Native American who grew up in a violent household and is still struggling to come to terms with… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 11, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

A determinedly old-fashioned boxing/ coming-of -age film, only perfunctorily hitting its marks.

Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

An engaging and entertaining story about a young Navajo burdened by demons about his single white ancestor, and has a chip on his shoulder

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

A punch-drunk boxing drama that can't quite connect as it swings for its emotional uppercut.

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Janice Page
Boston Globe

Many cliches and borrowed substitutes for creativity.

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Dan Lybarger

If he can refine his writing and keep his heart in the right place, Schroder's next movie might offer the impact that 'Black Cloud' is missing.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

In drawing on hackneyed plot devices from both sports movies and films about Native Americans, Schroder essentially has created an extended version of Walker, Texas Ranger without the intellectual dialogue or, sadly, Chuck Norris.

Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

Schroder's exceptionally impressive writing and directing debut.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
Good movie.