Movies like Cheyenne Autumn

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Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
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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, epic, 70mm film
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, society, culture clash, homecoming, military, injustice, life is a bitch, americana, journey, fort, interracial relations, heroes, obsessive quest, opposites attract, escapades, atrocity, liberal, whiskey, poker game, male objectification, school teacher, indian chief, buffalo ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about society, native american, injustice, life is a bitch, americana, interracial relations and heroes mostly in Drama, Western and History genres. Some movies like Cheyenne Autumn: The Way West (1967), Buffalo Soldiers (1997), Crazy Horse (1996), Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), When the Legends Die (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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95%
Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, battles, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, media satire, military life, anti war, americana, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 395
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 ⇓
84%
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, emotional, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, racism, senator, chief, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: native american, modern west, native american reservation, mentor, rodeo, life is a bitch, opposites attract, hopes, americana, rebelliousness, cons and scams, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
57%
Two Rode Together (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: american indian, hostage, rescue, small town, hostages, chase, captivity, culture clash, society, chief, interracial relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, sincere, rough ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, native american, racism, murder, posse, squad, opposites attract, legal action, legal, politics, fugitives ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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 ⇓
52%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: battles, soldier, old west, rebelliousness, injustice, human spirit, battle zone, culture clash, heroes, against the rules, military, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, thief, salesman ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, 1850s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, leadership, society, working undercover, injustice, crimes, legal, social decay, miner, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
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Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
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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 ⇓
43%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, touching, emotional, sincere, non-linear ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, interracial relations, slavery, hopes, social differences, human spirit, idealism, redemption, americana, social worker ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: southern usa, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mormon, culture clash, society, hopes, religious, redemption, discrimination, religious leader, husband wife relationship, religious differences, family relations, settler ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, new york state, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Gathering of Old Men (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing of a white ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: racism, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, fighting the system, golden years, false accusation, friendship, interracial relations, discrimination, americana, crimes, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Copperhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, touching, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: american civil war, anti war, life is a bitch, society, family life, farm, americana, danger, wartime life, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Andersonville Trial (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sincere, rough, contemplative ...
Plot: legal, military, courtroom, american civil war, prison, crimes, army investigation, legal investigation, against humanity, wartime life, captivity, prison life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, injustice, crimes, vengeance, murder, dishonesty, politics, manhunt, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: starvation, immigrants, seasickness, emigrant, sea voyage, farm hand, sailing ship, journey, ship, sailboat, starting over, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Brave (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, native american, life is a bitch, americana, social decay, injustice, misfit, society, gang, unemployment, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
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37%
Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: opposites attract, adventure, crimes, fish out of water, old west, americana, danger, heroes, rescue, injustice, tough heroes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, native american, dishonesty, legal action, life is a bitch, rivalry, legal, society, opposites attract, farm, injustice, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, saga ...
Plot: native american, sioux tribe, family relations, interracial relations, society, escapades, adventure, hopes, heroes, leadership, life is a bitch, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The New Land (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Continuation from Utvandrarna (1971): The Swedes arrive in the USA. They still have a long journey to Minnesota where they expect to find other Swedes. When they arrive there, each family searches a place to build a home. Kristina and Karl-Oskar ...
Style: serious, epic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: settler, countryside, society, misfit, hopes, immigrants, lifestyle, family relations, human nature, culture clash, americana, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, righting the wronged, injustice, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Trail to Hope Rose (2004)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and marina Black star together with Lee majors and Ernest Borgnine in a western drama. Lou plays an ex convict who tries to make a living as a mine worker, closely watched by Marshal Luther Toll. The convict knows he is just one ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, righting the wronged, injustice, adventure, heroes, tough heroes, farm, crimes, fall in love, interracial relations, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
A Distant Trumpet (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: cave, battles, soldier, fort, u.s. cavalry, society, military, military life, americana, interracial relations, battle zone, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Finger on the Trigger (1965)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a ragtag group of just-discharged Union soldiers clashes with a band of renegade Confederates over a golden treasure hidden in a deserted town in the Oklahoma Territory. Soon these rivals must make common cause in the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, rivalry, danger, military, escapades, treasure hunt, old west, covered wagon, fistfight, gold, hands tied behind back, woman in bathtub ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%