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Bonanza: Under Attack is a 1995 made-for-television film sequel to the 1959–1973 television series Bonanza and television films Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988) and Bonanza: The Return (1993). The movie was directed by Mark Tinker and features noted character actors Ben Johnson, Jack Elam, Dennis Farina, and Richard Roundtree, as well as Leonard Nimoy and Dirk Blocker.

Bonanza: Under Attack
GenreWestern
Written byDavid Dortort (characters)
Denne Bart Petitclerc (story)
Directed byMark Tinker
StarringBen Johnson
Jack Elam
Dennis Farina
Dirk Blocker
Richard Roundtree
Leonard Nimoy
Music byBruce Miller
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)David Dortort
Tom Sarnoff
Tom Brinson (co-executive producer)
E.K. Gaylord II (co-executive producer)
Producer(s)Kent McCray
Gary L. Wohlleben (co-producer)
Dan Sarnoff (associate producer)
Ben Miller (associate producer)
CinematographyMichael Meinardus
Editor(s)William B. Stich
Running time89 min.
Production company(s)Legend Entertainment
NBC Productions
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseJanuary 15, 1995

None of the characters from the original series appears since the entire cast, with the exception of Pernell Roberts, had passed. The cast does include Michael Landon Jr. and Dirk Blocker, sons of the actors who originally starred as Little Joe and Hoss Cartwright.

Nimoy and Farina portray real-life figures, outlaw Frank James (brother of Jesse James) and Pinkertons detective Charlie Siringo.

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