Soldier Blue


Soldier Blue (1970)



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This excessively-violent western centers on the brutal and inhuman acts performed upon the Cheyenne by the cavalry in retaliation for an attack the Cheyennes launched upon a regiment. Much of the story centers on a love story between the two survivors of the latter attack.

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Candice Bergen
as Cresta Marybelle Lee
Peter Strauss
as Pvt. Honus Gant
Donald Pleasence
as Isaac Q. Cumber
Bob Carraway
as Lt. John McNair
Jorge Rivero
as Spotted Wolf
Dana Elcar
as Capt. Battles
John Anderson
as Col. Iverson
Martin West
as Lt. Spingarn
Jorge Russek
as Running Fox
Ron Fletcher
as Lt. Mitchell
Barbara Turner
as Mrs. Long
James Hampton
as Pvt. Menzies
Mort Mills
as Sgt. O'Hearn
Ralph Nelson
as Indian Agent
Aurora Clavel
as Indian Woman
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Critic Reviews for Soldier Blue

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

The film is too mixed up to qualify as a serious allegory about anything.

Oct 23, 2004 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Tries to compare this atrocity in Indian history with the My Lai massacre occurring in modern times during the Vietnam War.

May 31, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

A clumsy, anachronistic Western which casts Candice Bergen as a shrill female lead who's a lot more 1970 than 1864. Unconvincing.

Oct 2, 2007 | Rating: 3/10

Bloody, overrated film that fails to stand the test of time

Feb 19, 2007 | Rating: 2/5

1970's message movie is one of first pro Native American.

Nov 1, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Soldier Blue

Soldier Blue is a very good movie, showing the drama and realities of war following two lead characters through a story with a very bloody ending.

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