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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Original name: Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee
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: epic, rough, serious, exciting, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: genocide, racism, native american, against humanity, native american reservation, deadly, society, life is a bitch, murder, soldier, culture clash, senator, injustice, military, mass murder, native american attack, chief, tribe, native americans, dignity, reservation, massacre, broken promise, rationing, horse thief ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, canada, washington d.c.
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Into the West
Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
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Dances with Wolves
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USA, UK
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and captivating films with plots about society, murder, injustice, violence, culture clash, death and native american mostly in Drama, Western and History genres. Some movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: Buffalo Soldiers (1997), Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), Cheyenne Autumn (1964), The Alamo (2004), Into the West (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buffalo Soldiers
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 115 min.
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Cheyenne Autumn
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
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The Molly Maguires
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Crazy Horse
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War, Western
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Duration: 90 min.
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