Little Big Man

Little Big Man poster
Jack Crabb is 121 years old as the film begins. A collector of oral histories asks him about his past. He recounts being captured and raised by indians, becoming a gunslinger, marrying an indian, watching her killed by General George Armstrong Custer, and becoming a scout for him at Little Big Horn.

Director: Arthur Penn
Writer: Thomas Berger (novel), Calder Willingham (screenplay)
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Year: 1970
MetaScore: 63/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 23 Dec 1970
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

Grandfather - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Grandfather
There is an endless supply of white men - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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There is an endless supply of white men
Do you hate them - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Do you hate them
Today is a good day to die - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Today is a good day to die
It is a good day to die - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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It is a good day to die
I didn't know - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I didn't know
And four horses - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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And four horses
She was calling him a devil and moaning for help - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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She was calling him a devil and moaning for help
You go down there - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You go down there
This boy is no longer a boy - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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This boy is no longer a boy
That was the end of my religion period - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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That was the end of my religion period
I know of a white man who is as brave as any Human Being - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I know of a white man who is as brave as any Human Being
You're improving Jack - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You're improving Jack
You and I are even at last - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You and I are even at last
God bless George Washington - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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God bless George Washington
The last of the old timers - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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The last of the old timers
There was no describing how I felt - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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There was no describing how I felt
I've never been invisible before - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I've never been invisible before
Now you know - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Now you know
Didn't you - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Didn't you
You're not going to hang me - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You're not going to hang me
Little Big Man - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Little Big Man
I saw you in a dream my son - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I saw you in a dream my son
I knew you were a good man - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I knew you were a good man
Am I still in this world - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Am I still in this world
Merriweather - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Merriweather
That is a true historical fact - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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That is a true historical fact
At first sight of an Indian camp - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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At first sight of an Indian camp
Sold your gunfighter outfit - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Sold your gunfighter outfit
What are you so nervous about - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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What are you so nervous about
Your name ain't Lulu - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Your name ain't Lulu
I was determined to stay out of them buffalo robes - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I was determined to stay out of them buffalo robes
Any damn fool can drink himself to death - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Any damn fool can drink himself to death
I love Jesus and Moses and all of them - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I love Jesus and Moses and all of them
She's awful scared of Injuns - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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She's awful scared of Injuns
It makes my heart sad - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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It makes my heart sad
It was Olga - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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It was Olga
Corn Woman is to tired - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Corn Woman is to tired
GRANT called me impetuous - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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GRANT called me impetuous
Might I ask who I are addressin' - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Might I ask who I are addressin'
It is very sad - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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It is very sad
How many men have you - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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How many men have you
Did you know the man - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Did you know the man
Oh Grandfather - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Oh Grandfather
For example - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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For example
You come back - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You come back
I took up with a swindler - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I took up with a swindler
I was an honored guest - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I was an honored guest
You mean you're blind - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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You mean you're blind
Custer was right - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Custer was right
Lord help us - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Lord help us
Can you drive a buggy - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Can you drive a buggy
When ah was ten years old - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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When ah was ten years old
General George Armstrong Custer - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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General George Armstrong Custer
I almost hanged that man as a renegade - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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I almost hanged that man as a renegade
Do you know - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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Do you know
It was the most awful temptation to wake you up - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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It was the most awful temptation to wake you up
My heart soars like an oak - screenshot from movie Little Big Man
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My heart soars like an oak

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Jack Crabb - Dustin Hoffman
Mrs. Pendrake - Faye Dunaway
Old Lodge Skins - Chief Dan George
Mr. Merriweather - Martin Balsam
General Custer - Richard Mulligan
Wild Bill Hickok - Jeff Corey
Sunshine - Aimee Eccles
Caroline - Carole Androsky
Little Horse - Robert Little Star
Younger Bear - Cal Bellini
Shadow That Comes in Sight - Ruben Moreno
Burns Red in the Sun - Steve Shemayne
Historian - William Hickey
Sergeant - James Anderson
Lieutenant (as Jess Vint) - Jesse Vint
Rev. Pendrake - Thayer David
Mr. Kane - Philip Kenneally
Captain - Jack Bannon
Young Jack Crabb - Ray Dimas
Adolescent Jack Crabb - Alan Howard
Card Player - Jack Mullaney
Younger Bear As Youth - Steve Miranda
Deacon - Lou Cutell
Shot Gun Guard - M. Emmet Walsh
Digging Bear - Emily Cho
Little Elk - Cecelia Kootenay
Corn Woman - Linda Dyer
Buffalo Wallow Woman - Dessie Bad Bear
Crow Scout (as Len George) - Chief Leonard George
Pawnee - Norman Nathan
Madame - Helen Verbit
Bartender - Bert Conway
Giant Trooper - Earl Rosell
Sergeant - Ken Mayer
Man at Bar - Bud Cokes
Assassin - Rory O'Brien
Flirtatious Girl - Tracy Hotchner
Stage Passenger - Don Brodie
Cowboy - Jim Dunkin
Trader - Les Kimber
Undetermined Role - Herbert Nelson
Passerby - Annette O'Toole
Town Little Boy - Douglas W. Randall