Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
- Year: 1990
- Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
- Studio: Tig Productions, Majestic Films International, Allied Filmmakers
- Keyword: friendship, mutiny, countryside, based on novel or book, unsociability, wolf, culture clash, self-discovery, freedom, desertion, language barrier, dakota, buffalo, native american, kansas, usa, sioux, tennessee, snow, pawnee tribe, 19th century, lakota, bison, early america
- Director: Kevin Costner
- Cast: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal