Fort Courageous (1965)


Fort Courageous (1965)

An ex-cavalry sergeant, being escorted to prison after being convicted of a crime he didn't commit, finds himself leading the remnants of a unit that has been under Indian attack at a fort. The commanding officer has been killed, the Indians vastly outnumber them, and the only bargaining chip they have is the fact that they have captured the Indian chief's son.
IMDb   5.2 /10
TheMovieDb    4.3 /10
Director Lesley Selander
Writer Richard H. Landau
Release Date1965-04-30
Runtime1h 12min
GenreAction, Western
Content RatingApproved (Approved)
CompanySteve Productions
Sgt. Lucasas Sgt. Lucas
Don 'Red' Barry
Don 'Red' Barry
Capt. Howardas Capt. Howard
The Motheras The Mother
Joe Patridge
Joe Patridge
Soldieras Soldier
Indianas Indian
Soldieras Soldier
George Sawaya
George Sawaya
Indianas Indian
Cheryl MacDonald
Cheryl MacDonald
Daughteras Daughter

Fort Courageous

Fort Courageous is a 1965 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and written by Richard H. Landau. The film stars Fred Beir, Don "Red" Barry, Hanna Landy, Harry Lauter, Walter Reed and Joe Patridge. The film was released on May 1, 1965, by 20th Century Fox.


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  • Fred Beir as Sgt. Lucas
  • Don "Red" Barry as Capt. Howard
  • Hanna Landy as The Mother
  • Harry Lauter as Joe
  • Walter Reed as Doc
  • Joe Patridge as Soldier
  • Michael Carr as Indian
  • Fred Krone as Soldier
  • George Sawaya as Indian
  • Cheryl MacDonald as Daughter


Parts of the film were shot at the Kanab movie fort, Johnson Canyon, and the Gap in Utah.