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The Mountain Men (1980)

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This gorgeously shot western, filmed in the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Shoshone National Forest, stars Charlton Heston and was written by his son Fraser Clarke Heston. The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler (Heston) and Henry Frapp (Brian Keith) -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon (Victoria Racimo) runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle (Stephen Macht) and comes across the two seedy fur trappers. The mountain

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Western, Action & Adventure

Fraser Clarke Heston

Jun 18, 2002

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Doesn't even cut it as a made-for-television movie.

July 11, 2005 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Comment (1)
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The rubber Seymour Cassell head makes it almost worthwhile.

November 26, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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To be honest, I picked this movie up just because there was hairy men on the front cover at the Video Store. Who doesn't like a good beard? And as I was watching it I realized,"Hey, it's that voice from Planet of the Apes!" Yep, it was Heston alright. I thought this movie was great! It wasn't as serious as an Eastwood Western and it wasn't overly Hollywood-ized like Tombstone. Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Tombstone. I enjoyed the humor, the love, and the crazy whiskey drinking bearded men without a care in the world. If you like movies like Jeremiah Johnson then you will like this! The Native Americans in this movie are a riot!
October 9, 2011
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