Fort Apache

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War, Western

FORT APACHE is the superb first film of director John Ford's US Cavalry trilogy. The awesome exterior scenes reflect Ford's early training as a painter and provide a remarkable backdrop for the irony which unfolds. Lt. Col. Owen Thursday (Fonda) is a martinet commander bitter over having been sent to fight "digger" Indians instead of being assigned a glory...read more

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Fort Apache - Official Trailer
01:45 — A hard-headed cavalry leader courts disaster by underestimating the strength of hostile Indians. First installment of Ford's great cavalry trilogy!
Fort Apache - Trailer
02:20 — A hard-headed cavalry leader courts disaster by underestimating the strength of hostile Indians. First installment of Ford's great cavalry trilogy!