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Buffalo Dreams
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Directed by David S. Jackson
Produced by Linda Berman
John Cosgrove
Terry Dunn Meurer
Written by Marjorie Schwartz Nielsen
Starring Reiley McClendon
Simon Baker
Music by Ramin Djawadi
Cinematography Denis Maloney
Editing by Louis F. Cioffi
Distributed by The Disney Channel
Release date(s) March 11, 2005
Running time 90 mins
Country Flag of the United States
Language English
Budget $5,000,000.00 (estimated)

Buffalo Dreams is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Reiley McClendon and directed by David Jackson. Like many Disney movies, it focuses on themes of friendship and triumph over adversity.

Set against the backdrop of New Mexico, the film follows a boy who moves because of his father's job and becomes involved with a group of teens attempting to preserve the buffalo and Navajo traditions. Along the way he makes friends and learns important lessons about life.

Despite being set in Montana, the filming was all done in Utah.


Actor Role
Reiley McClendon Josh Townsend
Simon R. Baker Thomas Blackhorse
Graham Greene John Blackhorse
Tessa Vonn Scout Blackhorse
Max Van Ville Moon
Chris Hunter Kyle
Adrienne Bailon Domino
Geraldine Keams Abuela Rose
Christopher Robin Miller Virgil
George Newbern Dr. Nick Townsend
Seth Packard Wylie
Jane Sibbett Blaine Townsend
Justin Stern Luke
Chris White JG


In 2006 the film was nominated for two awards The Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for David Jackson and Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actress for Tessa Vonn.

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Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama