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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.

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The last members of a dying Native American tribe, the Mohicans -- Uncas, his father Chingachgook, and his adopted half-white brother Hawkeye -- live in peace alongside British colonists. But when the daughters of a British colonel are kidnapped by a traitorous scout, Hawkeye and Uncas must rescue them in the crossfire of a gruesome military conflict of which they wanted no part: the French and Indian War. Written by Jwelch5742

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The first American hero.


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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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25 September 1992 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$72,455,275 (USA)
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Jodhi May's mother was on set and wouldn't let there be a real "love scene" between Jodhi and Eric Schweig. See more »

Goofs

Hawkeye first sees the bombardment of the fort on the far side of an island. There is no island in Lake George anywhere near the fort. See more »

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Title Card: 1757 / The American colonies. / It is the 3rd year of the war between England and France for the possession of the continent. / Three men, the last of a vanishing people, are on the frontier west of the Hudson River.
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Referenced in Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) See more »

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THE GAEL
Written by Dougie Maclean
Arranged and adapted by Trevor Jones
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The ultimate early Western romance.
16 November 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film, for reasons that are not completely obvious to me, struck a chord. It was in part the amazing location shots, partly the characters, partly the music and the action sequences. As for the (relatively) under-developed romance between the hero and heroine - all I can say is that the line that Hawkeye delivers when Cora Munro challenges this rough colonial who has the temerity to gaze upon her (a colonel's daughter) and says (essentially): 'Who are you looking at?' Hawkeye answers: 'You, Ma'am. I'm looking at you.' Priceless.

Interestingly, archeologists have recently excavated the site of Fort William Henry and discovered many interesting things, none of which contradict the events described by Fenimore Cooper. The attack on the defeated column in the woods also appears to be historically accurate.

This film, though imperfect, ranks with me as one of the best action movies of all time.


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