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Buck and the Preacher

Director: Sidney Poitier Run Time: 102 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1972

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Denny Miller, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier

Celebrate Sidney Poitier with one of his most celebrated roles.

Following the end of the Civil War, soldier-turned-trail-guide Buck (Sidney Poitier) makes a living by helping former slaves find settlements in the West. Along the way, a con artist, the Preacher (Harry Belafonte), joins the group, and constantly clashes with Buck. But when a gang of bounty hunters, led by the fiendish Deshay (Cameron Mitchell), attempts to round up the freed slaves to bring them back to Louisiana, the two put aside their differences to fight a common enemy.

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