Alien Thunder

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Alien Thunder
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Directed by Claude Fournier
Produced by Marie-José Raymond
Written by George Malko
Starring Donald Sutherland
Gordon Tootoosis
Chief Dan George
Kevin McCarthy
Jean Duceppe
Music by Georges Delerue
Cinematography Claude Fournier
Edited by Yves Langlois
Onyx Films
Distributed by Ambassador Film Distributors (Canada)
American International Pictures (USA release)
Cinerama Releasing Corporation
Release dates
February 22, 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.


Based on a true story, the movie 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.


The movie was not a financial success. [1]



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


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