DirectorRobert Aldrich Duration CountryUnited States
WriterPaul Wellman, James R. Webb Release dateJuly 9, 1954 CastBurt Lancaster (Massai), Jean Peters (Nalinle), John McIntire (Al Siebe), Charles Bronson (Hondo), John Dehner (Weddle), Ian MacDonald (Clagg) Similar moviesThe Desperado Trail, Old Shatterhand, Last of the Renegades, Treasure of Silver Lake, Frontier Hellcat, Ulzana's Raid
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Apache is a 1954 Western film starring Burt Lancaster.
Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. On the way he manages to escape and heads for his homeland to win back his girl and settle down to grow crops. His pursuers have other ideas though.
Burt Lancaster as Massai
Jean Peters as Nalinle
John McIntire as Al Sieber
Charles Bronson as Hondo (as Charles Buchinsky)
John Dehner as Weddle
Paul Guilfoyle as Santos
Ian MacDonald as Clagg
Walter Sande as Lt. Col. Beck
Morris Ankrum as Dawson
Monte Blue as Geronimo
The film was the first in a series of movies Lancaster made for United Artists. It was originally budgeted at $742,000.
The film was a big hit, earning over $3 million in its first year of release and $6 million overall. The film currently has a 75% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes.