Movies like September Dawn

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September Dawn (2007)
 5.8
 3K
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: conspiracy, murder, old west, vengeance, fall in love, dishonesty, americana, crimes, forbidden love, romance, couple relations, terrorism, religions or cults, interracial relations, love and romance, love affair, small town life, young lovers, small town, deadly, tragic hero, mormon, bishop, emigrant, father son relationship ...
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, emotional and captivating films with plots about society, love and romance, romance, murder, vengeance, crimes and dishonesty 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), Open Range (2003). 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, native american, interracial romance, squaw, native american attack, captivity, stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, captive woman, moral dilemma, couples, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 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, rough, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, old west, gunslinger, tough heroes, society, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.6
 668
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Plot: murder, gang, immigrants, family problems, family relations, injustice, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, profanity, conspiracy, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 7K
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, captivating, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: small town, racism, murder, massacre, hanging, false accusation, politics, violence spree, interracial relations, small town life, society, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.4
 66K
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, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 22K
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: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, against the odds, human nature, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, old west, resentment ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: missouri, usa, kentucky, kansas city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, infidelity, murder, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, gays and lesbians, military life, against the rules, life turned upside down, forbidden love, dishonesty, military, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 36K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, old west, small town, murder, revenge, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 260
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, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, interracial relations, mystery, murder, social relations, society, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, opposites attract, culture clash, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 6K
The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
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), couples, parents and children, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, family relations, prostitute, father daughter relationship, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 2K
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 555
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: emotional, tense, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, prison, love affair, gender, fall in love, vengeance, gang, society, gangsters, life is a bitch, crimes, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, pursuit, old west, rivalry, danger, chases and races, society, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, conspiracy, mormon, latter day saints, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, criminal heroes, assassination, crimes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 2K
Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
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: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, couple relations, forbidden love, fall in love, political unrest, society, soldier, love and romance, romance, couples, village, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war one, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, twists & turns, father son relationship, father son estrangement, death, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, controversial
Plot: faith, sibling rivalry, moral dilemma, introspection, family problems, society, family life, love triangle, love affair, redemption, religious, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: new york state, new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 17K
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: sexy, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: interracial romance, architect, interracial relations, love affair, social differences, society, romance, couples, infidelity, black man white woman relationship, prejudice, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 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: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, clergy, intrigue, society, romance, hidden identity, unfulfillment, village, village life, social differences, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 7K
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, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, countryside, book ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 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, serious, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love affair, couples, actor's life, love and romance, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 201
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: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social differences, romance, social relations, couples, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, society, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 848
Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, dishonesty, adulteress, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, love affair, downfall, infidelity, crumbling marriage, tragic hero, society, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, partners, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, society, heroes, criminal heroes, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, small town, deadly, fugitives, showdown, criminal ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, politics, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, social differences ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: civil war, violence spree, old west, 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 ⇓
37%