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: old west, native american, native american white relationships, native americans, tribe, american indian, native american attack, indian war, 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

Most similar movies to Into the West

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about society, native american, old west, americana, horse, heroes and culture clash mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the West: Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), Dances with Wolves (1990), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Centennial (1978), Comanche Moon (2008). 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, squaw, native american attack, captivity, kidnapping, captive woman, moral dilemma, couples, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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100%
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, friendship, native americans, courage, warrior, redemption, officer, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, small town, couple relations, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, children, female protagonist, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 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: wilderness, immigrants, family in danger, americana, political corruption, rebelliousness, interracial relations, state affairs, escapades, rivalry, politics, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1800s, 1820s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, crimes, daring rescue, adventure, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, victorian era, 1850s, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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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, escapades, americana, imperialism, injustice, salesman, thief, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: epic, rough, emotional, tense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, female protagonist, revolution, friendship, civil rights, emancipation, family relations, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, heroes, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1800s, 1840s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rough, emotional, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, racism, chief, senator, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 765
Buffalo Girls (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Wild. Untamed. Legendary. In this made-for-tv movie, Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: old west, adoption, friendship, parents and children, injustice, family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, rising to stardom, adventure, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, 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, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, battles, old west, state affairs, rebellion, military, obsessive quest, heroes, injustice, interracial relations, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, epic
Plot: native american, military, adventure, life is a bitch, heroes, society, soldier, against humanity, injustice, culture clash, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1860s, 1870s
Place: montana
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25%
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: realistic, serious, saga, family saga
Plot: american civil war, friendship, military life, old west, vengeance, love triangle, obsession, society, rivalry, war hero, flintlock rifle, final battle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, wilderness, heroes, battles, native american, vigilantism, frontier, frontier justice, mountain, danger, chases and races, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, sioux tribe, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, lone wolves, danger, escapades, interracial relations, curses spells and rituals, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, soldier, battles, surrender, bigotry, indians, betrayal, interracial romance ...
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, injustice, manhood, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
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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, loss of spouse, rivalry, african american, courage, haunted by the past, rivals, shooting, ambitious, historical character ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, folk hero, native americans, tribe, tough heroes, escapades, society, adventurer, heroes, adventure, family relations, americana ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, rebellion, hopes, law enforcement, society, americana, state affairs, human spirit, u.s. president, texas ranger, old west, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, lovers reunited, idealism, culture clash, unlikely couple, aging, looking for love, couple relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, love and romance, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, violence spree, gunfight, family relations, rivalry, feud, american civil war, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, horse, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: west virginia, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 538
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, crimes, opposites attract, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: atmospheric, gloomy, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, old west, on the run, heroes, kung fu, monk, lone wolves, good versus evil, master warrior, wisdom of life, righting the wronged, loner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.5
 463
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, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: native american, conquering, massacre, native americans, contact, fight for supremacy, battles, research, native, religions or cults, tribe, society ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century, 19th century, 16th century, 18th century
Place: latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 12K
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: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, danger, escapades, isolation, husband wife relationship, tree ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, indian war, horse riding, adventure, escapades, rivalry, unlikely partners, romance, heroes, danger, americana, courage ...
Time: 18th century
Place: german democratic republic, east germany, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
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Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native americans, gang, brothel, prostitute, fall in love, nephew, protector, danger, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, heroic mission, on the road, americana, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, old west, obsessive quest, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, friends, native americans, temperamental, power relations, lifestyle, partners, boss and employee, americana, old west, teaching the ways of the world, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%