Bonanza: Under Attack

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Bonanza: Under Attack
Genre Western
Written by David Dortort (characters)
Denne Bart Petitclerc (story)
Directed by Mark Tinker
Starring Ben Johnson
Jack Elam
Dennis Farina
Dirk Blocker
Richard Roundtree
Leonard Nimoy
Music by Bruce Miller
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) David Dortort
Tom Sarnoff
Tom Brinson (co-executive producer)
E.K. Gaylord II (co-executive producer)
Producer(s) Kent McCray
Gary L. Wohlleben (co-producer)
Dan Sarnoff (associate producer)
Ben Miller (associate producer)
Cinematography Michael Meinardus
Editor(s) William B. Stich
Running time 89 min.
Production company(s) Legend Entertainment
NBC Productions
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network NBC
Original release January 15, 1995

Bonanza: Under Attack is a 1995 made-for-television film sequel to the 1959–1973 television series Bonanza and television films Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988) and Bonanza: The Return (1993). The movie was directed by Mark Tinker and features noted character actors Ben Johnson, Jack Elam, Dennis Farina, and Richard Roundtree, as well as Leonard Nimoy and Dirk Blocker.

None of the characters from the original series appears since the entire cast, with the exception of Pernell Roberts, had passed. The cast does include Michael Landon Jr. and Dirk Blocker, sons of the actors who originally starred as Little Joe and Hoss Cartwright.

Nimoy and Farina portray real-life figures, outlaw Frank James (brother of Jesse James) and Pinkertons detective Charlie Siringo.

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