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Three Warriors is a 1977 American drama film directed by Kieth Merrill, written by Sy Gomberg, and starring Charles White-Eagle, McKee Redwing, Lois Red Elk, Randy Quaid, Christopher Lloyd and Trey Wilson. It premiered at the Chicago International Film Festival in October 1977 and was released in February 1978 by United Artists.[1][2]

Three Warriors
Three Warriors poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byKieth Merrill
Produced bySy Gomberg
Saul Zaentz
Written bySy Gomberg
StarringCharles White-Eagle
McKee Redwing
Lois Red Elk
Randy Quaid
Christopher Lloyd
Trey Wilson
Music byMerrill B. Jenson
CinematographyBruce Surtees
Edited byBonnie Koehler
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • October 1977 (1977-10)
(Chicago International Film Festival)
  • February 1978 (1978-02)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States



  • Charles White-Eagle as Grandfather
  • McKee Redwing as Michael
  • Lois Red Elk as Mother
  • Randy Quaid as Ranger Quentin Hammond
  • Christopher Lloyd as Steve Chaffey
  • Trey Wilson as Chuck
  • Michael Huddleston as Pat
  • Raydine Spino as Older Sister
  • Stacey Leonard as Younger Sister
  • Mel Lambert as Horsedealer
  • Dean Brooks as Officer at Fair
  • Byron Patt as Michael's Father
  • Lynn Miller as Slaughterhouse Supervisor
  • Nathan Jim Sr. as Mechanic
  • Avex Miller Sr. as Mechanic's Father
  • Harold Cedartree as Singer


  1. ^ "Three Warriors (1977) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Three Warriors". TV Guide. Retrieved 1 November 2014.

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