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      Call of the Wild

      TV-PG 1993 1 hr. 37 min. Adventure List
      Reviews 40% 250+ Ratings Audience Score In 1897, John Thornton (Rick Schroder) leaves his family and travels to Alaska in the hopes of becoming a prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way, Thornton befriends Native American Charlie (Gordon Tootoosis) and Buck, an abused sled dog who was stolen from his family and has led a hard life himself. Together, Thornton and Buck battle the bitter cold, exhaustion, and the greed of other prospectors as they struggle to locate the mine that Thornton believes will make him a fortune. Read More Read Less

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      Austin H It's extremely underrated, amazing acting from everyone. MUST SEE Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/20/23 Full Review Audience Member I liked that it had the point of view of John Thornton, but because of that he was the main character, not Buck. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member It was really sad and Cute. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member There are a lot of differences from a book, and it is super cheesy. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member The movie is really bad DO NOT WATCH Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/03/23 Full Review Audience Member it was a really good movie Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Tony Scott Variety Telefilm, made in the Yukon territory, looks challenging, and the camerawork by David Geddes is striking. Feb 22, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis In 1897, John Thornton (Rick Schroder) leaves his family and travels to Alaska in the hopes of becoming a prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way, Thornton befriends Native American Charlie (Gordon Tootoosis) and Buck, an abused sled dog who was stolen from his family and has led a hard life himself. Together, Thornton and Buck battle the bitter cold, exhaustion, and the greed of other prospectors as they struggle to locate the mine that Thornton believes will make him a fortune.
      Director
      Michael Toshiyuki Uno
      Executive Producer
      Robert Halmi Sr.
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Adventure
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 25, 2017
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