The wild rush of action in this classic frontier adventure story has made The Last of the Mohicans the most popular of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. Deep in the forests of upper New York State, the brave woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his loyal Mohican friends... read more
A group is traveling through New York forests when the treacherous Magua gets them ambushed. Hawkeye and his friends rescue them and take them to a cave, but are attacked by Hurons and the group is forced to split up. Magua captures Cora and Alice Munro and others and question them for... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
A group is traveling through New York forests when the treacherous Magua gets them ambushed. Hawkeye and his friends rescue them and take them to a cave, but are attacked by Hurons and the group is forced to split up. Magua captures Cora and Alice Munro and others and question them for information. Heyward learns more information about Hawkeye.
Hawkeye, Uncas, and Chingachgook then reache the captives and with Heyward's help kill most of the Hurons. Mauga manages to escape. The women are taken to Fort William Henry and Hawkeye travels to Fort Edwad to ask for help, but is captured by the French who deliver him to Fort William Henry. He returns to Captain Munro to tell him of his love for Alice.
Munro meets with the general Moncalm and the British are allowed to leave the fort, but a massacre offucrs. Magua captures Cora and Alice, and Gamut follows them. Three days later Hawkeye, the Mohicans, Munro, and Heyward enter the ruins of the fort to plan their next move. They head for Lake George and encounter Hurons and eventually find Gamut prtending to be mad. Gamut reveals Alice and Cora's locations and their rescues are planned and executed via disguises and trickery. The Hurons soon realize what has happened and find Magua, who had been bound and gagged in a cave. Revenge is vowed against Hawkeye and Magua is declared chief.
Magua travels to the Delaware village and demands the return of his prisoners. Tamenund makes the final judgment and asks for Hawkeye. Heyward makes the claim, as does Hawkeye, and a shooting match ends the debate. Magua is allowed to keep his prisoners, but Cora begs Tamenund to reconsider. Uncas speaks for her and Tamenund agrees to free the prisoners except for Cora. Magua also agrees to Uncas' demands and says he will be keeping Cora as a wife. Heyward and Uncas vow to rescue Cora and kill Magua.
A battle occurs between the Hurons and the Delaware. The Hurons are forced back and are defeated. Magua escapes with Cora. The Huron are attacked, and Uncas and Cora are killed in the fight. Hawkeye arrives too late, but kills Magua.
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