Alien Thunder

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Alien Thunder
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Directed by Claude Fournier
Produced by Marie-José Raymond (producer)
Written by George Malko (written by)
Starring Donald Sutherland
Gordon Tootoosis
Chief Dan George
Kevin McCarthy
Jean Duceppe
Music by Georges Delerue
Cinematography Claude Fournier
Edited by Yves Langlois
Distributed by Troma Entertainment
Release dates
  • 1974 (1974)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Canada
Language English
Budget $1,500,000

Alien Thunder (also known as Dan Candy's Law) is a 1974 Canadian western film directed by Claude Fournier and starring Donald Sutherland.


The plot, based on the true story, follows a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer who wants to give an Indian a fair trial for the murder of a fellow officer before he winds up being executed.


Suzette Arcand, Edna Brittain, Marshall Brittain, Agnes Smallchild, Philomene Gamble, Mary Scott, Hub Donaldson, Maurice Dunster, Walter Mills, Antony Parr, Reg McReynolds, Bud Stilling and Stan Thomas also appear.


Its filming locations were in Saskatchewan's Battleford, Duck Lake, and Saskatoon.


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