Movies like Little Big Man

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Little Big Man (1970)
 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, scenic, realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, injustice, escapades, imperialism, americana, thief, salesman, society, interracial relations, scout, satire, family relations, misfit, life is a bitch, graphic violence, adoption, tribe, goodhearted, loss of child, fish out of water, oldtimer ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, victorian era, year 1970, 1870s, 1850s ...
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Little Big Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and unusual plot structure films with plots about culture clash, native american, gunfight, horse, old west, storytelling and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Little Big Man: Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Dances with Wolves (1990), A Man Called Horse (1970), The Way West (1967), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: native americans, wilderness, survival, native, adventure, hunting, rocky mountains, interracial relations, respect, massacre, mountain man, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, officer, courage, warrior, redemption, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, tennessee, nebraska, united states ...
⇓ 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: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
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, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, native americans, native american attack, tribe, american indian, indian war, adventure, injustice, friendship, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 5K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, unusual plot structure, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, parody, americana, gang, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, danger, satire ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, old west, con artists, preacher, fugitives, dishonesty, buddies, soldier, heroes, rivalry, opposites attract, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, epic, 70mm film
Plot: native american, quicksand, wagon train, vengeance, americana, track down, culture clash, murder, satire, anti hero, adventure, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: old west, satire, showbiz, culture clash, politics, celebrity culture, imperialism, buddies, ambition, leadership, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sonora, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, society, homecoming, culture clash, americana, injustice, life is a bitch, military, journey, fort ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, sioux tribe, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, lone wolves, life is a bitch, heroes, interracial relations, curses spells and rituals, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, against humanity, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, chief, senator, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, grudge, murder, battles, gunslinger, rape, battle, gang, mountain, on the road, old west, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: usa, oregon, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 14K
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: brothel, immigrants, culture clash, injustice, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, idealism, political corruption, marshal, gunfight, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 1870s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, battles, wilderness, heroes, native american, frontier, frontier justice, vigilantism, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, parody, farce, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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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: 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 ⇓
31%
Oklahoma Crude (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1913, in Oklahoma, oil derrick owner Lena Doyle, aided by her father and a hobo, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to sell her land.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: oil, father, reluctant partners, partners, rivalry, family relations, men hatred, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, americana, feminism, family business ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 16K
Almost Heroes (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fight, bravery, fish out of water, cons and scams, wilderness, culture clash, adventurer, escapades, partners, race against time, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.7
 20K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
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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, contemplative ...
Plot: old west, hanging, on the road, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, cowboy, bonding, old love, retired ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, wyoming, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, rescue, on the run, tough heroes, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
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Wyatt Earp (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: family relations, heroes, gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gang, gangsters, friendship, danger, rivalry, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1800s, 1880s
Place: arizona, wyoming, alaska, arkansas, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 120K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, martial arts, old west, save the day, society, unlikely partners, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 31K
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, native american, human nature, mental illness, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, anti heroes, partners, anti hero, revenge, misfit partners, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: outlaw, criminal, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, united states, san antonio texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 13K
Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: semi serious, captivating, twists and turns, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, old west, wilderness, family relations, hitman, satire, hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, vengeance, slavery, old west, racism, african american, one against many, revenge, violent, society, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%