Movies like September Dawn

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September Dawn (2007)
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September Dawn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and children, were taken.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, realistic, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: murder, conspiracy, old west, fall in love, vengeance, americana, dishonesty, forbidden love, romance, crimes, terrorism, love and romance, interracial relations, love affair, young lovers, small town, tragic hero, small town life, couple relations, religions or cults, mormon, bishop, emigrant, father son relationship, mountain ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: utah, usa, arkansas, salt lake city utah

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Most similar movies to September Dawn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about love and romance, society, murder, romance, vengeance, crimes and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Western genres. Some movies like September Dawn: Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), The Outsider (2002), Blood Red (1989), Rosewood (1997), The Shootist (1976). 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, sincere, touching, captivating, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: native american white relationships, interracial romance, native american, stockholm syndrome, native american attack, captive woman, american indian, indian chief, captivity, kidnapping, moral dilemma, indian attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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100%
 6.7
 2K
The Outsider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Quaker-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, rough, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, tough heroes, vengeance, redemption, heroes, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 876
Blood Red (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the Napa Valley in 1895, an immigrant family struggles to keep their vineyards from industrialists.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, immigrants, murder, rivalry, crimes, rebellion, dishonesty, heroes, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 8K
Rosewood (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: racism, small town, massacre, murder, hanging, false accusation, sheriff, racial slur, countryside, race riot, politics, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, resentment, downfall, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, new york, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 24K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, self defense, small town, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century, 70s
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, el paso texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, infidelity, murder, love triangle, betrayal, romance, repairman, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 73K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, gunfight, vengeance, gunslinger, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, corruption, showdown ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: romantic, captivating, serious, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, interracial relations, royal family, culture clash, social differences, love and romance, opposites attract, palace, mistress, royal court, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia, burma, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 6K
The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: old west, couple relations, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, couples, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, family relations, father daughter relationship, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 303
The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, interracial relations, mystery, social relations, law enforcement, lifestyle, dishonesty, crimes, society, murder, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 648
Shadowheart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: James Conners comes home to the town of Legend, New Mexico in 1865 to avenge his fathers death against the ruthless Will Tunney. Along the way he re-captures his long lost love Mary Cooper. With the chance to take Will Tunney he must choose revenge ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, rough, stylized ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, social relations, love and romance, intrigue, revenge, sheriff, small town, gunfight, murder of father, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 2K
Burning Blue (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following two fatal aircraft accidents aboard an Aircraft Carrier, a government agent is placed aboard the ship. His mission is to determine what may be at the root of these mishaps and prevent the inevitable third chain breaking accident which ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, couple relations, gays and lesbians, military life, against the rules, life turned upside down, friendship, dishonesty, military, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 3K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Avenging Angel (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, latter day saints, oracle, church, religions or cults, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 3K
Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, love and romance, forbidden love, fall in love, sikh, couples, soldier, society, romance, political unrest, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, sincere, scenic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war one, beautiful scenery, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, father son relationship, death, sibling rivalry, old west ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 612
Release (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A prison story. Father Jack finds love with a male guard in the prison. Some of the other inmates suspect he's been sentenced for paedophilia.
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: gay, prison, vengeance, love affair, gender, fall in love, crimes, gangsters, life is a bitch, society, gang, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 1K
Camila (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires of the 1840s, a young Jesuit and a wealthy socialite fall in love and begin a torrid affair. They escape from the city, and, in disguise, set up house in a village, assuming they are safe and beyond the cares of anyone. However, both ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, feminist film ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, village, small town life, love affair, social differences, village life, pregnancy, small town, couples, hidden identity, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, christian film ...
Plot: faith, sibling rivalry, introspection, moral dilemma, society, family problems, love triangle, redemption, family life, love affair, religious, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, usa, new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, couples, politics, state affairs, royal family, forbidden love, parents and children, intrigue, tragic hero, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 147K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, cowboy, sheriff, gunfight, murder, lone hero, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 18K
Jungle Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial romance, architect, interracial relations, black man white woman relationship, love affair, social differences, society, romance, couples, infidelity, prejudice, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, couples, love and romance, actor's life, love affair, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: discrimination, post civil war, racism, crimes, injustice, righting the wronged, old west, vengeance, americana, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 230
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, social relations, couples, fall in love, friendship, society, lifestyle, rivalry, romance, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 95K
Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, amish, forbidden love, police corruption, bully, cop as target, police detective, fish out of water, murder, police investigation, crimes, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 8K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Retribution Road (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, heist, family relations, fugitives, small town, criminal, murder, psychopath ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, brutality, adventure, partners, rescue, good versus evil, americana, vengeance, society, criminal heroes, heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%