Dances with Wolves 30 years old

Inside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered.

Dances with Wolves

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.

Credits

Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner

Lieutenant Dunbar

Graham Greene
Graham Greene

Kicking Bird

Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell

Stands With A Fist

Kirk Baltz
Kirk Baltz

Edwards

All Cast

Name Character
Kevin Costner He was 35, now 65 years old as Lieutenant Dunbar
Mary McDonnell She was 38, now 68 years old as Stands With A Fist
Kirk Baltz He was 31, now 61 years old as Edwards
Steve Reevis He was 28, 55 years old when he died as Sioux #1 / Warrior #1
Graham Greene He was 86, 86 years old when he died as Kicking Bird
Jim Wilson as Doctor (uncredited)
Rodney A. Grant He was 31, now 61 years old as Wind In His Hair
Floyd Red Crow Westerman He was 54, 71 years old when he died as Ten Bears
Tantoo Cardinal She was 40, now 70 years old as Black Shawl
Robert Pastorelli He was 36, 49 years old when he died as Timmons
Charles Rocket He was 41, 56 years old when he died as Lieutenant Elgin
Maury Chaykin He was 41, 61 years old when he died as Major Fambrough
Jimmy Herman He was 50, 72 years old when he died as Stone Calf
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse He was 14, now 44 years old as Smiles A Lot
Michael Spears He was 12, now 42 years old as Otter
Jason R. Lone Hill as Worm
Tony Pierce He was 37, now 67 years old as Spivey
Doris Leader Charge as Pretty Shield
Donald Hotton He was 49, 66 years old when he died as General Tide
Wes Studi He was 42, now 72 years old as Toughest Pawnee
Larry Joshua He was 38, now 68 years old as Sergeant Bauer
Wayne Grace He was 37, now 67 years old as Major
J. Wesley Adams He was 77, now 107 years old as Settler (uncredited)
Tom Everett He was 42, now 71 years old as Sergeant Pepper
Frank P. Costanza as Tucker
Conor Duffy as Willie
Steven Chambers He was 0, now 29 years old as Guard
Buffalo Child as Pawnee #1
Sheldon Peters Wolfchild as Sioux #2 / Warrior #2
Annie Costner She was 6, now 36 years old as Christine

Crew

Name Department
William Hoy as Editor. He was 35 (now 65) years old Editing
Elisabeth Leustig as Casting. Production
Michael Blake as Screenplay. Writing
Jeffrey Beecroft as Production Design. He was 34 (now 64) years old Art
Lisa Dean as Set Decoration. She was 9 (now 20) years old Art
Elsa Zamparelli as Costume Design. She was 45 (now 75) years old Costume & Make-Up
Steve Potter as Editor. He was 35 (now 64) years old Editing
Birgitta Bjerke as Costume Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
Bonnie Arnold as Associate Producer. She was 35 (now 65) years old Production
David Siegel as Transportation Coordinator. He was 5 (now 24) years old Crew
John Huneck as Second Unit Cinematographer. Crew
Patrick Cassidy as Leadman. He was 28 (now 58) years old Art
Francisco X. Pérez as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Robert D. Bailey as Visual Effects. Visual Effects
Kevin Costner as Director. He was 35 (now 65) years old Directing
Kevin Costner as Producer. He was 35 (now 65) years old Production
John Barry as Original Music Composer. He was 57 (77) years old when He died Sound
Jake Eberts as Executive Producer. He was 49 (71) years old when He died Production
Dean Semler as Director of Photography. He was 47 (now 77) years old Camera
William Ladd Skinner as Art Direction. Art
James M. Muro as Steadicam Operator. He was 24 (now 54) years old Camera
James M. Muro as Camera Operator. He was 24 (now 54) years old Camera
Jeffrey Perkins as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He was 40 (now 70) years old Sound
Norman Howell as Stunt Coordinator. Crew
Alicia Stevenson as Foley. Sound
Jory Weitz as Casting. Production
Rene Haynes as Casting. Production
Ben Zeller as Construction Coordinator. Art
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Dances with Wolves (30 years)

Inside everyone is a frontier waiting to be discovered.

  • Release day: Friday, March 30, 1990
  • Runtime: 181 minutes
  • Budget: USD 22,000,000.00
  • Revenue: USD 424,208,848.00