Black Cloud (2005)

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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 his family and his heritage. Black Cloud's life has forced him to be quick with his fists, and Bud (Russell Means), a longtime friend and mentor, has been coaching Black Cloud in boxing with the young man showing great promise in a Navajo Golden Gloves … More

Rating: PG-13 (for violence and language including sexual innuendo)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: Rick Schroder
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On DVD: Jun 7, 2005
Runtime:
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Cast


as Black Cloud

as Sammi

as Sheriff Powers

as Mr. Tipping

as Reporter No. 1

as Rocket Ray Tracey

as Reporter No. 2
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Critic Reviews for Black Cloud

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

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

Full Review… | March 17, 2005
L.A. Weekly
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Many cliches and borrowed substitutes for creativity.

Full Review… | March 11, 2005
Boston Globe
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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.

Full Review… | September 30, 2004
Arizona Republic
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Full Review… | May 21, 2005
Los Angeles Times
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An engaging and entertaining story about a young Navajo burdened by demons about his single white ancestor, and has a chip on his shoulder

Full Review… | January 23, 2009
Urban Cinefile

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.

Full Review… | April 6, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Black Cloud

Good movie.

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