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, murder, injustice, against humanity, racism, life is a bitch, chief, senator, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, native american attack, military, soldier, genocide, society, tribe, dignity, deadly, culture clash, mass murder, dancing, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada

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 epic films with plots about native american, society, murder, horse, culture clash, injustice and death mostly in Western, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: Buffalo Soldiers (1997), Crazy Horse (1996), Cheyenne Autumn (1964), Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), The Alamo (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, rough, tense, disturbing
Plot: racism, military, u.s. cavalry, interracial relations, state affairs, media satire, lone wolves, heroes, against humanity, battles, culture clash, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 351
Crazy Horse (1996)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, 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: exciting, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, racism, military, heroes, life is a bitch, against humanity, war, military life, old west, battles, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: cavalry, native american, starvation, culture clash, homecoming, society, injustice, americana, military, interracial relations, life is a bitch, fort ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, oklahoma, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: captivating, sincere, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: apache, bounty hunter, racism, soldier, native american, genocide, cavalry, culture clash, native americans, vengeance, war, crimes ...
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.0
 19K
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, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, gunfight, soldier, mexican, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: based on true events
Plot: native american, native american reservation, eating, cigar smoking, snow, horse riding, portrait painting, food, beating, painting, horse, corset ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, american civil war, tribe, friendship, courage, warrior, officer, redemption, civil war, lifestyle change ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, nebraska, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
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: exciting, captivating, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, captivity, lifestyle, survival, interracial relations, danger, manhood, injustice, abduction ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, murder, racism, posse, native american, immigrants, legal action, chases and races, defiant, dishonesty, fugitives ...
Time: 1900s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 5K
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, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, soldier, military, village, massacre, fall in love, society, reunion, opposites attract, vengeance, idealism, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, injustice, friendship, adventure, interracial relations, parents and children, siblings relations, revolution, tribe, rebelliousness, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 31K
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: old west, native american, chief, orphan, escapades, imperialism, americana, injustice, salesman, society, thief, scout ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 11K
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, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, family relations, escapades, danger, husband wife relationship, thirst ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, arson, media, investigation, life is a bitch, uncover truth, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, hostages, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1990s, 1890s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, twists & turns, father son relationship, father son estrangement, death, sibling rivalry, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, edwardian era ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 2K
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: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, against the odds, adventure, old west, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, americana, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: survival, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, native americans, rocky mountains, mountain man, rivalry, native, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: dark humor, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, old west, slavery, gunfight, vengeance, african american, society, rescue, courage, torture, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 56K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Adventure, 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.
Plot: chief, bigotry, native american reservation, native american, indian chief, duty, reconciliation, colonel, shackles, property, savage, land ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new mexico, usa, montana, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: fighting the system, coal mining, terrorism, society, injustice, leadership, working undercover, coal mine, social decay, crimes, legal, miner ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, crimes, injustice, murder, fighting crime, price of justice, lone wolves, tough heroes, righting the wronged, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Belizaire the Cajun (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 19th-century Louisiana's Cajun country, Belizaire (Armand Assante) is the informal spokesman for his citizens, who don't see eye to eye with local racists who wish to eradicate all Cajuns. Complicating matters is the fact that ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, village, cajun, americana, village life, life is a bitch, crimes, interracial relations, investigation, injustice, healing power, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: louisiana, usa, tokyo, egypt, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: rough, atmospheric, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, curses spells and rituals, lone wolves, heroes, injustice, society, wilderness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, brothel madam, mining town, brothel, business venture, society, americana, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, bishop, americana, forbidden love, young lovers, terrorism, old west, social relations, religions or cults, dishonesty, deadly, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1840s
Place: utah, arkansas, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 2K
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, disturbing
Plot: aborigine, racism, murder, politics, manhunt, australian outback, fanatic, society, injustice, fugitives, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, horse, vengeance, native americans, tough heroes, civil war, deadly, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 818
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: serious, epic, sincere, realistic
Plot: native american, racism, military life, military, soldier, culture clash, tough heroes, battles, adoption, adventure, against humanity, genocide ...
Time: 1870s, 1860s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: 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, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, old west, obsessive quest, state affairs, price of justice, heroes, against the rules, interracial relations, military, human spirit, culture clash, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota, minnesota, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 159
Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, native american, rivalry, racism, society, americana, courtroom drama, injustice, showbiz, murder, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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