Mustang Country (1976)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Adventure, Modern Western  |   Release Date - Mar 1, 1976 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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After 14 years' retirement, Joel McCrea chose to appear in Mustang Country. Looking extremely robust, the septuagenarian McCrea plays Dan, a Montana rancher, vintage 1925, who is in pursuit of a wild mustang. He is joined in his quest by teenaged Native American lad Nika Mina. The magnificent mustang and a dog named Rote very nearly steal the show. Western regulars Robert Fuller and Patrick Wayne (John's son) round out the dramatis personae of the small-scale but superior Mustang Country.

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assistance, boy, child, help, horse, hunting, man-vs-nature, Native-American, ranch, rodeo, runaway [from home], wilderness