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Black Cloud (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 April 2004 (USA)
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

Director:

Ricky Schroder (as Rick Schroder)

Writer:

Ricky Schroder (as Rick Schroder)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Spears ... Black Cloud
Russell Means ... Bud
Julia Jones ... Sammi
Tim McGraw ... Sheriff Cliff Powers
Ricky Schroder ... Eddie (as Rick Schroder)
Peter Greene ... Norm Olsen
Pooch Hall ... Rocket Ray Tracey (as 'Pooch' Marion Hall)
Nathaniel Arcand ... Jimmy
Wayne Knight ... Mr. Tipping
Saginaw Grant ... Grandpa
Tim Sampson Tim Sampson ... Jack
Sixx King Sixx King ... Rocket's Agent (as Naseen King Adadevoh aka Six)
Branscombe Richmond ... Peter
Joanelle Romero ... Victoria Nez
Alimi Ballard ... Dusty
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

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There comes a time in a man's life......you either stand or you run. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for violence and language including sexual innuendo
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The song that Black Cloud's father and the girl are singing with the Karaoke machine is Tim McGraw's "I Like it, I Love it". See more »

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Referenced in 5th World (2005) See more »

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It was alright.....
1 April 2005 | by n8v_rasta420See all my reviews

I think the movie could have been better. For a native American movie, I think they were sending out the wrong message about Indians again. Not everybody rides horses and lives like the old days "Me-no-like-white-man". I think all the reservation life scenes from the movie we're especially sending out the wrong message. There were definitely a lot of clichés. I could identify with some of the stuff happening in the movie, but i still think it should have been at least guided by a real Navajo while shooting the movie. Overall- the movie was okay and if you like boxing movies you should watch this. If you're looking for a movie about present day native Americans, this is not the one.


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