Movies and TV shows like Into the West

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Into the West (2005)
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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 they struggle to find their place in a country confounded by turmoil and change.
Style: epic, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, serious, contemplative
Plot: native american, old west, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, indian war, american indian, adventure, friendship, injustice, interracial relations, revolution, family relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, siblings relations, americana, interracial romance, battlefield, gold, struggle, genocide, destiny, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota

Most similar movies to Into the West

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about society, native american, old west, americana, heroes, adventure and horse mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the West: Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), Dances with Wolves (1990), Comanche Moon (2008), Centennial (1978), Morning Star (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kansas, 1868. A wagon train is attacked by a band of Lakota Sioux led by the young and athletic warrior Tokalah. The attractive, red haired Anna Brewster-Morgan and her friend Sarah White are on this wagon train too. When Tokalah noticed a terrified ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: native american white relationships, interracial romance, native american, stockholm syndrome, native american attack, captive woman, squaw, captivity, kidnapping, moral dilemma, american indian, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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86%
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, tribe, american civil war, native american white relationships, friendship, native americans, courage, warrior, officer, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: usa, kansas, tennessee, south dakota, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: native americans, old west, texas ranger, danger, friendship, partners, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, crimes, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, victorian era, 1850s, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 1256 min.
TV show
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, wilderness, immigrants, danger, adventure, society, rivalry, interracial relations, rebelliousness, political corruption, americana, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1790s, 1820s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 905
Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
TV show
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, battles, soldier, surrender, bigotry, indians, betrayal, interracial romance ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, captivating, exciting, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, aristocrat, ritual, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. The final installment in John Jakes trilogy of the Civil War. It focuses on the Reconstruction period and the continuing saga of the Hazards ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, family saga
Plot: american civil war, friendship, military life, old west, vengeance, love triangle, obsession, society, rivalry, ku klux klan, war hero, gun ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, female doctor, small town, parents and children, couple relations, society, love and romance, interracial relations, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, fur trapper, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, frontier, frontier justice, vigilantism, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
Story: 500 Nations is a documentary which explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from pre-Colombian times, through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of ...
Style: disturbing, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: native american, conquering, fight for supremacy, battles, contact, tribe, research, massacre, religions or cults, native americans, native, genocide ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century, 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Grayeagle (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Cheyenne warrior, who goes by the name Grayeagle, kidnaps the daughter of a grizzled frontier man John Colter who goes on an epic search for his daughter Beth, aided by a friendly native...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional
Plot: kidnapping, kidnapped woman, native american attack, missing person, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, family relations, parents and children, social differences, opposites attract, rescue, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, sioux tribe, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, escapades, lone wolves, rescue, interracial relations, wilderness, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20th Century Fox Television. Ed Ames co-starred as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, folk hero, interracial relations, americana, family life, adventure, heroes, escapades, adventurer, society, native americans, tribe ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, law enforcement, americana, society, u.s. president, texas ranger, old west, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, native americans, ex military, rivalry, african american, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, ambitious, historical character, rivals ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 315
Black Fox (1995)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former slave affects peace between Indian tribes and homesteaders in 1860s West Texas.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, hostage, hostages, native american white relationships, racism, americana, friendship, adventure, dishonesty, society, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chingachgook: The Great Snake (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chingachgook, a Mohawk-born Delaware warrior, strives to rescue his wife Wahtawah from the clutches of an enemy camp of Huron. Joined by his trusted huntsman Deerslayer, the two confront racist pioneers and brutal British soldiers in their quest. ...
Style: tense, intense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: old west, indian war, horse riding, romance, heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, unlikely partners, adventure, americana, courage ...
Time: 18th century
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: civil war, old west, american civil war, violence spree, family relations, gunfight, rivalry, feud, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, post war, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1900s, 20th century ...
Place: west virginia, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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Kung Fu (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, old west, on the run, heroes, shaolin monk, kung fu, monk, track down, fish out of water, on the road, wisdom of life, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 689 min.
TV show
Story: Heimat 3 is the third cycle of Edgar Reitz's monumental Heimat series, which premiered at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. The third Heimat completes the trilogy and brings together particularly the settings of Heimat 1. It follows the new ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, lovers reunited, idealism, culture clash, love and romance, elderly, looking for love, couple relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, unlikely couple, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, outlaw, native american, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1860s, 1880s ...
Place: california, ohio, missouri, arizona, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, 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, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: family relations, settler, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, danger, escapades, isolation, husband wife relationship, tree ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
TV show
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, on the road, americana, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, old west, cowboy, heroes, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Riders (1989)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Riders was an American Western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, power relations, friends, temperamental, native americans, lifestyle, partners, boss and employee, americana, old west, teaching the ways of the world, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: old west, ranch, single parent, crumbling marriage, starting over, siblings relations, family relations, farm, family business, family life, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, survival, native, rocky mountains, adventure, hunting, interracial relations, respect, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
TV show
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, foe turned friend, love and romance, friendship, espionage, slavery, family feud, military base, love triangle, best friends, military, battle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%