Crazy Horse (film)

Crazy Horse is a 1996 American Western television film based on the true story of Crazy Horse, a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota, and the Battle of Little Bighorn.[1]

Crazy Horse
Written byRobert Schenkkan
Directed byJohn Irvin
StarringMichael Greyeyes
Irene Bedard
Jimmy Herman
August Schellenberg
Ned Beatty
Peter Horton
Wes Studi
Music byLennie Niehaus
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersFrank von Zerneck
Robert M. Sertner
ProducersHanay Geiogamah
Cleve Landsberg
Stacy Mandelberg
Salli Newman
Randy Sutter
Ted Babcock (associate producer)
Ralph Berge (associate producer)
Richard Moves Camp (associate producer)
Production locationBlack Hills, South Dakota
CinematographyThomas Burstyn
EditorMark Conte
Running time90 min.
Original networkTBS
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseJuly 7, 1996 (1996-07-07)

The film is directed by John Irvin and stars Michael Greyeyes as Crazy Horse.[1] Ned Beatty stars as Dr. McGillicuddy, Irene Bedard as Black Buffalo Woman, Wes Studi as Red Cloud and Peter Horton as George Armstrong Custer.[1]

Other First Nation stars include Jimmy Herman as Conquering Bear,[1] August Schellenberg as Sitting Bull, Gordon Tootoosis as Akicita and Lorne Cardinal as Young Man Afraid.

It was shot in Black Hills, South Dakota.



  1. ^ a b c d Scott, Tony (July 5, 1996). "Review: 'Crazy Horse'". Variety.
  2. ^ a b c d Critic, Hal Boedeker, Sentinel Television. "TNT'S 'CRAZY HORSE' IS A DUD OF A TRIBUTE". Retrieved 2019-08-06.

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