Movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Beginning just after the bloody Sioux victory over General Custer at Little Big Horn, the story is told through two unique perspectives: Charles Eastman, a young, white-educated Sioux doctor held up as living proof of the alleged success of assimilation, and Sitting Bull the proud Lakota chief whose tribe won the American Indians’ last major victory at Little Big Horn.
Style: rough, serious, emotional, exciting, sincere, realistic, epic
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, injustice, against humanity, racism, life is a bitch, senator, chief, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, assimilation, military, soldier, genocide, graphic violence, tribe, society, dignity, deadly, culture clash, indian reservation ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, canada, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about native american, murder, society, horse, violence, gun and death mostly in Drama, Western and History genres. Some movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: Crazy Horse (1996), Buffalo Soldiers (1997), Cheyenne Autumn (1964), Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), Woman Walks Ahead (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crazy Horse (1996)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, life is a bitch, society, war, americana, battle zone, military life, racism, old west, military, against humanity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
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Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing, rough
Plot: racism, battles, military, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, americana, anti war, media satire, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, homecoming, culture clash, society, life is a bitch, military, injustice, americana, journey, fort ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma
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Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, intense, factual ...
Plot: native american, apache, bounty hunter, racism, historical figure, battles, surrender, soldier, bigotry, betrayal, interracial romance, prejudice ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora, tucson arizona
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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A headstrong New York painter embarks on a dangerous journey to meet Sitting Bull, but must face off with an Army officer intent war with the Native Americans.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, based on true events, suspense
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, horse, painting, shooting, danger, crimes, rivalry, indigenous people, nudity (full frontal - brief), widow ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
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Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: tense, rough, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: native american, native american reservation, indian chief, bigotry, hate, trip, captain, reconciliation, battles, duty, gunfight, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new mexico, montana, colorado
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The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, sincere, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, gunfight, heroes, soldier, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, tennessee ...
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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, racism, murder, posse, squad, native american, legal action, dishonesty, politics, deadly, society ...
Time: 1900s, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, culture clash, self discovery, tribe, american civil war, friendship, courage, warrior, officer, redemption, civil war, lifestyle change ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, injustice, manhood, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
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Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, soldier, military, village, massacre, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, society, americana, idealism, survivor ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
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Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, captivating, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, salesman, thief ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, year 1970 ...
Place: usa
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, native american, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, american indian, adventure, interracial relations, friendship, injustice, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. Fueled by ambition when a Senator Blaine (Don Haggerty) convinces him to run for President, Custer decides to ...
Style: rough, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, battles, old west, obsessive quest, against the rules, society, military, heroes, injustice, interracial relations, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
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Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war one, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, twists & turns, father son relationship, father son estrangement, death, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, montana
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The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lord John Morgan has returned to civilized life in England, but finds he has nothing but disdain for that life. Yearning to embrace the simplicity of the American West-and the Yellow Hands Sioux tribe he left behind, Morgan returns to the ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, sioux tribe, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, escapades, injustice, tough heroes, interracial relations, curses spells and rituals, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
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Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film is inspired by Michael Lesy's book of the same name ...
Style: serious, realistic, experimental, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: arson, hostage, unemployment, murder, investigation, crimes, deadly, society, life is a bitch, danger, hostages, media ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1990s, 90s, 1880s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: native americans, wilderness, survival, adventure, rocky mountains, native, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, battles, congress, soldier, tragic hero, military, heroes, american civil war, moral dilemma, tough heroes, americana, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
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The Tracker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in Australia in the early 20th century outback, an Aboriginal man is accused of murdering a white woman. Three white men are on a mission to capture him with the help of an experienced Indigenous man.
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: aborigine, racism, manhunt, murder, australian outback, fanatic, expedition, injustice, vigilantism, life is a bitch, crimes, society ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, lone hero, violence, snow, native americans, old west, grizzly bear, bear attack, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
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September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, dishonesty, fall in love, vengeance, americana, old west, small town life, interracial relations, tragic hero, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: utah, usa, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, brothel madam, mining town, brothel, lifestyle, crimes, love and romance, unfulfillment, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., vancouver, seattle ...
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, danger, escapades, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
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The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, old west, vengeance, americana, injustice, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
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Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.
Style: sincere, epic, realistic, serious
Plot: native american, against humanity, society, soldier, tough heroes, injustice, battles, military, life is a bitch, culture clash, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1860s, 1870s
Place: montana
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The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, working undercover, injustice, leadership, society, legal, social decay, crimes, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, rough, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: genocide, against humanity, racism, war crime, un, cruelty, massacre, corpse, atrocity, refugee, blacks and whites, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, congo, somalia, tanzania
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