Pathfinder

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Plot

A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 5.2/10 (22,269 voted)

Critic's Score: 29/100

Director:
Marcus Nispel

Stars: Karl Urban, Clancy Brown, Moon Bloodgood

Storyline
A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Nils Gaup

Cast:

Karl Urban

Ghost


Moon Bloodgood

Starfire


Russell Means

Pathfinder


Clancy Brown

Gunnar


Jay Tavare

Blackwing


Nathaniel Arcand

Wind In Tree


Ralf Moeller

Ulfar


Kevin Loring

Jester


Wayne Charles Baker

Indian Father

(as Wayne C. Baker)


Michelle Thrush

Indian Mother


Nicole Muñoz

Little Sister


Burkely Duffield

Ghost – 12 Years Old


Ray G. Thunderchild

Elder #1


Duane Howard

Elder #2


Brandon Oakes

Elder #3

Taglines:
An Untold Legend



Details

Official Website:
Official site [Russia] |
Twentieth Century Fox [United States] |

Release Date: 13 April 2007

Filming Locations: Britannia Beach, British Columbia, Canada



Box Office Details

Budget: $20,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $4,800,000
(USA)
(15 April 2007)
(1720 Screens)

Gross: $10,232,081
(USA)
(17 June 2007)



Technical Specs

Runtime:


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(unrated DVD version)



Did You Know?

Trivia:

Actors wore hockey shoulder pads underneath their viking costume to make them appear larger and fiercer.

Goofs:

Continuity:
(At 00:46:28) There is a wide shot of Ghost leaving the tribe after warning them about the Vikings being on their way to kill them all, and he is being followed by the mute character. In the first wide shot of the sequence you see them going right through the middle of the screen, the next shot is a close up of the same shot and you can see a trail in the snow ahead of them made by repeating the same shot. The next shot is made in some bushes but the next shot shows the same original wide shot with the same location but this time they are crossing on the bottom right corner, but you can still see the trail in the snow in the middle of the screen from the previous shot.

Quotes:

Starfire:
There are two wolves fighting in each man's heart. One is Love, the other is Hate.

Ghost:
Which one wins?

Starfire:
The one you feed the most.
[they kiss]



User Review

Good action scenes wasted on terrible story, acting and editing.

Rating: 5/10


What a waste.

The only redeeming feature of this movie were the well made action
scenes (not all were good, but overall there were more enjoyable fight
sequences than boring ones).

The story is clichéd and predictable. The acting is terrible (the main
role is so horribly sketched out that you can barely blame the actor,
the supporting roles all make a mark for their blandness). The main
couple have no chemistry, the dialog is UN-enjoyably bad and the
editing looks like it was done by a blind man. Scenes start and end
with absolutely no flow. One scene was particularly bad (I wont spoil
it for you, suffice to say its the one where the Indians charge into
battle against the hero's wishes). That is the only scene when I
laughed in the movie, and its supposed to be a sad/rousing scene.

The trailer of this film looked really pretty, but then again the
consisted of mostly the fight scenes so I'm not surprised at all. The
director seems to have had a good eye for visuals, but his effort has
ended there.

Pathfinder = 5/10 Five for the fight scenes.

I was trying to find a path out of the theater at many times during the
movie.