Movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
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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, chief, senator, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, assimilation, indian reservation, military, soldier, tribe, genocide, graphic violence, society, dignity, culture clash, mass murder ...
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, society, heroes, murder, horse, death and battles mostly in Drama, Western and History genres. Some movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: Crazy Horse (1996), Woman Walks Ahead (2017), Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), Hostiles (2017), Buffalo Soldiers (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, life is a bitch, war, heroes, society, military, against humanity, battles, injustice, racism, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
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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: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, horse, painting, female artist, rivalry, crimes, sioux tribe, indigenous people, land grab, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
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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, soldier, surrender, battles, bigotry, native americans, indians, betrayal ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora, tucson arizona
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100%
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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: suspense, rough, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: native american, native american reservation, bigotry, indian chief, hate, reconciliation, violence, widow, hostility, death, travel, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new mexico, montana, usa, colorado
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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: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, interracial relations, battles, military, culture clash, military life, media satire, anti war, americana, injustice, oracle, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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46%
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, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, culture clash, homecoming, society, americana, life is a bitch, military, injustice, fort, journey ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma
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45%
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Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
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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: epic, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: native american, culture clash, adoption, americana, military life, racism, genocide, interracial relations, wartime life, adventure, heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 1870s, 1860s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, breathtaking, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, bear attack, obsessive quest, old west, violent, hunter, violence, native american, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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100%
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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, serious, exciting, sincere, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, rivalry, heroic mission, gunfight, heroes, soldier, revolution, justice, wartime, fight scenes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, tennessee ...
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Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: native american, wilderness, indians, redemption, journey, jesuit, culture clash, shaman, interracial relations, heroes, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 17th century
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, native american, racism, murder, native american reservation, desert, squad, defiant, battles, self defense, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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36%
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, adventure, captivity, lifestyle, survival, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, bear attack, aristocrat, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
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35%
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Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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: rough, disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, military, soldier, village, massacre, fall in love, opposites attract, society, idealism, americana, battles, native american white relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
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33%
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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, disturbing, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, injustice, imperialism, americana, escapades, salesman, thief, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, 1870s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, native american, adventure, culture clash, redemption, injustice, tough heroes, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, interracial relations, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
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32%
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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: battles, old west, soldier, injustice, culture clash, americana, price of justice, battle zone, rebelliousness, human spirit, interracial relations, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: minnesota, north dakota, south dakota
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31%
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: wilderness, native americans, native, survival, hunting, rocky mountains, adventure, mountain man, interracial relations, respect, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 143 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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, american civil war, tragic hero, heroes, soldier, military, congress, battles, americana, military life, moral dilemma, war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
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29%
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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, native american, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, arizona, kansas
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29%
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, realistic, exciting
Plot: discrimination, post civil war, crimes, racism, dishonesty, life is a bitch, injustice, righting the wronged, old west, vengeance, americana, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century
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29%
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, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gambler, survival, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
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29%
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, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, dishonesty, old west, americana, fall in love, vengeance, romance, terrorism, crimes, young lovers, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1840s, 1870s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel, mining town, snow, gambler, brothel madam, old west, americana, folk, human nature, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, edwardian era, 20th century ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., vancouver, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, injustice, leadership, society, working undercover, crimes, legal, social decay, miner, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dance Me Outside (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Explores the sensitive, and tense, relationship between life on an First Nations reservation and life in the outside world. When Native Canadian Silas Crow is forced to write a personal essay in order to get a much-desired job, he tells the story of ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, revenge, vengeance, interracial relations, racism, folk, teenage life, rock, small town life, small town, direction and purpose ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, ontario canada
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28%
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The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, rivalry, obnoxious boss, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, americana, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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28%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, bounty hunter, vengeance, racism, old west, gunfight, slavery, african american, violent, revenge, society, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, old west, resentment, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, kansas city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: injustice, crimes, murder, vengeance, justice, tough heroes, animal life, righting the wronged, fighting crime, manhunt, lone wolves, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Plot: native american, thanksgiving, culture clash, escape, village, ship, heroes, monastery, colonial america, adventure, native americans, americana ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: england, usa, europe, new england, atlantic ocean ...
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27%