Movies like A Man Called Horse

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A Man Called Horse (1970)
 6.9
 7K
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: realistic, exciting, tense, atmospheric, rough, serious, captivating, harsh, intense, factual ...
Plot: aristocrat, ritual, bear attack, rite of passage, native americans, adventure, survival, slavery, confined, manhood, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, captivity, danger, tribe, society, lifestyle, chief, escapades, violence, torture, horse, native american, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california

Most similar movies to A Man Called Horse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and harsh films with plots about escapades, adventure, culture clash, death, survival, violence and murder mostly in Adventure, Western and Drama genres. Some movies like A Man Called Horse: Man in the Wilderness (1971), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Dances with Wolves (1990), Little Big Man (1970), The Retrieval (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, realistic, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, society, injustice, danger, heroes, tough heroes, wilderness, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: native american, against the odds, society, tough heroes, wilderness, injustice, adventure, interracial relations, family relations, human spirit, heroes, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, native american, bear attack, vengeance, revenge, rabbit, bear, expedition, boat, trapper, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, respect, adventure, cabin, snow, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, lone wolves, native americans, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: american civil war, self discovery, culture clash, civil war, friendship, warrior, native american, redemption, officer, lifestyle change, tribe, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, nebraska, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 30K
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: humorous, epic, realistic, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: chief, native american, orphan, old west, native americans, loss of child, thief, tribe, misfit, society, adoption, goodhearted ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, danger, civil war, slavery, racism, survival, track down, chases and races, escapades, foe turned friend ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 12K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, injustice, vengeance, dishonesty, political corruption, rescue, crimes, idealism, brothel, marshal, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.0
 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 3K
Bad Company (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jeff Bridges stars as young con man named Jake Rumsey in this highly original Western. After Drew Dixon (Barry Brown), an upright young man, is sent west by his religious family to avoid being drafted into the Civil War, he drifts across the land ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, runaway, marshal, loyalty, american civil war, society, innocence lost, survival, on the road, gang, americana, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, tokyo, texas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, kidnapping, survival, wilderness, adventure, crimes, confined, americana, heroes, missing person, captivity, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, horse, revenge, gunfight, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 10K
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: survival, desert, settler, native american, old west, isolation, danger, family relations, escapades, native americans, husband wife relationship, gold ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 319
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, confined, escapades, interracial relations, fall in love, deadly, heroes, betrayal, opposites attract, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 38K
True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, horse, hanging, manhunt, cowboy, old west, adventure, vengeance, ambition, unlikely partners, hunt down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, danger, adventure, culture clash, survival, swahili, colonialism, bridge, lion, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, native american, frontier justice, frontier, mountain man, adventurer, rescue, danger, treasure hunt, culture clash, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 6K
Slave Coast (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Ghana
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fearsome 19th century bandit, Cobra Verde cuts a swath through Brazil until he arrives at the sugar plantation of Don Octávio Countinho. Not knowing that his new guest is the notorious bandit and impressed by his ruthless ways, Don Octávio hires ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: imperialism, rescue, slave trade, treasure hunt, culture clash, rebelliousness, state affairs, life is a bitch, interracial relations, rich and poor, master and servant, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, africa, latin america, rio de janeiro, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, vengeance, gunfight, society, rescue, courage, friendship, dentist, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 6K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, military, kidnapping, love triangle, village, american civil war, rescue, raid, apache, survival, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, texas, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 54K
Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, follow your dream, adventure, irish, romance, against the odds, obsessive quest, love and romance, rise and fall, american dream, irish american, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, sea disaster, danger, destiny, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: serious, emotional, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, injustice, against humanity, racism, life is a bitch, native american attack, senator, chief, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.6
 27K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, human nature, revenge, native american, mental illness, obsessive quest, partners, unlikely partners, anti heroes, misfit partners, danger, lifesaver ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, usa, iowa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 6K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, gold rush, greed, crimes, friendship, gold, wilderness, murder, escapades, businessman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 10K
Blueberry (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Mexico, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prostitute, native american, tough heroes, rivalry, partners, heroes, good versus evil, vengeance, treasure hunt, danger, drugs/alcohol, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.7
 18K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, cattle drive, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, old west, adventure, encounter, journey, aging ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, wyoming, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, society, americana, misfit, against the odds, on the road, fish out of water, heroes, obnoxious boss, old west, rivalry, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, orphan, tribe, adventure, human nature, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, interracial relations, parents and children, family relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: friendship, exploration, betrayal, wilderness, survival, obsession, captivity, river, expedition, adventure, danger, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, cairo egypt, brazil, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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