Mustang Country

Mustang Country is a 1976 Western film directed by John C. Champion. It stars American actor Joel McCrea, and was his last major film. It co-stars Robert Fuller, Patrick Wayne, and Nika Mina.


The film, set in 1925 along the Montana-Canada border, is about a rancher and former rodeo star named Dan (Joel McCrea) and his rottweiler Luke. While trying to capture an elusive mustang nicknamed "Shoshone", Dan comes across a runaway boy from an American Indian boarding school. A friendship soon grows and the two set out to catch the wild stallion together.