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Never Cry Wolf (1983)  link to Never Cry Wolf on IMDb  

Number: 2339

poster Never Cry Wolf

IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (7160 votes)

Country: USA, 105 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure

Director(s): Carroll Ballard

Video Codec: Unknown

The researcher Tyler is assigned by his government to travel to the Arctic to study the wolves that they believe are responsible for the reduction of the caribou population. The reckless pilot Rosie takes him to the wilderness and he is left alone with his supply in an extremely cold spot. He is saved by the local Ootek that is traveling with his dog sledding. He builds a shelter for Tyler and organizes his supplies. Tyler finds two wolves that he calls George and Angeline and their three offspring and he examines his excrement to learn what they eat. Soon he discovers that the wolves eat only mice and Tyler decides to do the same to prove to the government that the wolves do not eat caribous. Ootek returns with his friend Mike that speaks English and translates what Ootek say. The trio stays together and Tyler learns that Mike is a hunter. Mike travels with Ootek by canoe to see a herd of caribou that is attacked by a pack of wolves. Tyler examines the bones and finds that the animal...



photo Charles Martin Smith Charles Martin Smith Farley Mowat / Tyler
photo Brian Dennehy Brian Dennehy Rosie
photo Zachary Ittimangnaq Zachary Ittimangnaq Ootek
photo Samson Jorah Samson Jorah Mike
photo Hugh Webster Hugh Webster Drunk

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1