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Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
 6.5
 10K
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 necessary actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so other warriors form an attack team which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, intense, factual, breathtaking, entertaining, sincere, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: native american, apache, bounty hunter, racism, historical figure, soldier, battles, surrender, bigotry, indians, betrayal, interracial romance, prejudice, friendship, civil war, genocide, justice, wilderness, love story, unlikely friendships, cavalry, culture clash, native americans, war, crimes ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and epic films with plots about violence, heroes, gun, culture clash, native american, murder and horse mostly in Western, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Geronimo: An American Legend: Morning Star (1991), Hostiles (2017), Buffalo Soldiers (1997), Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), Into the West (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, sincere, epic
Plot: native american, society, life is a bitch, against humanity, heroes, military, adventure, soldier, tough heroes, culture clash, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1870s, 1860s
Place: montana
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 7.2
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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, reconciliation, hostility, death, widow, violence, travel, trip ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new mexico, usa, colorado, montana
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100%
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: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, battles, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, media satire, military life, anti war, americana, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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100%
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, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, racism, senator, chief, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
TV show
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: native american, old west, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, indian war, american indian, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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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, bleak, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, war, injustice, battles, old west, racism, americana, battle zone, military life, against humanity, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
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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, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, society, homecoming, culture clash, americana, injustice, military, life is a bitch, fort, journey ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, oklahoma, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, survival, gunslinger, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, congress, battles, soldier, tragic hero, military, heroes, american civil war, moral dilemma, tough heroes, americana, military life ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 20K
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, rough, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, gunfight, soldier, heroes, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, sincere, rough ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, native american, racism, murder, posse, squad, opposites attract, legal action, legal, politics, fugitives ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 34K
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, thief, salesman ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, 1850s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 736K
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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, snow, bear attack, violence, native american, old west, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Western
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, epic, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
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Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
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Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, epic, emotional, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 140 min.
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Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: genocide, against humanity, civil war, massacre, racism, politics, battles, political unrest, military, state affairs, deadly, danger ...
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Place: rwanda, africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 11K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bleak ...
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Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
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37%
 5.8
 1K
Geronimo (1962)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares war against the Americans.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: injustice, rebellion, heroes, on the run, racism, interracial relations, hopes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, anti hero, americana, social decay ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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36%
 6.3
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Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: neo noir, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 25K
El Dorado (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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Duration: 119 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, native americans, survival, native, rocky mountains, adventure, hunting, interracial relations, respect, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 12K
Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, heroes, ransom, presumed dead, estrangement, cigar smoking, scout, old west, gang, family relations, family problems ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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