Native americans movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant native americans movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, dramatic, atmospheric and reflective films and TV shows about / with native americans, native american, culture clash, storytelling, brutality, mentor, indians, destiny, dialogue and gunfight plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as native americans: Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Hell on Wheels (2011), Dead Man (1995), Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), The Revenant (2015), Longmire (2012), The Missing (2003), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Into the West (2005), Broken Trail (2006).

List of native americans movies

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: survival, native americans, adventure, wilderness, rocky mountains, native, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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 8.3
 46K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
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, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, old west, native americans, african american, loss of spouse, rivalry, americana, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 88K
Dead Man (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, bleak, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: gunfight, native americans, cowboy, sheriff, wilderness, transformation, murder, bounty hunter, journey, runaway, hallucination, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean, england
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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: emotional, rough, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, against humanity, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, senator, chief, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, canada, washington d.c.
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 8.0
 674K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, native american, snow, violence, native americans, bear attack, grizzly bear, old west, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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He Who Has Been Through the Fire (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Hero of the Soviet Union becomes a GULAG prisoner and then an Indian Chief.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: adventure, native americans, manhunt, pow, escapades, soldier, treason, society, captivity, danger, chases and races, war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: ukraine
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: freedom, adventure, wild horse, animal life, friendship, family, reunion, getting home, rescue, cowboy, captivity, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
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 8.3
 27K
Longmire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, native americans, police investigation, small town life, machismo, peril, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, small town, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
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 6.5
 32K
The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: serious, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, rescue, reconciliation, parents and children, family relations, rebellion, crimes, rebelliousness, danger, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
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: old west, native american white relationships, native american, tribe, native americans, adventure, interracial relations, injustice, friendship, revolution, family relations, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
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: serious, epic, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native americans, gang, brothel, fall in love, prostitute, nephew, protector, rescue, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, san francisco, oregon
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 6.5
 12K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, 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, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: family relations, settler, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, escapades, danger, husband wife relationship, thirst ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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Smoke Signals (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, road movie, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, native americans, friendship, self discovery, escapades, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, human nature, family problems, native american, adolescence, life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, india, new jersey
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The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, melancholic ...
Plot: native americans, gunfight, bank robbery, betrayal, half brother half brother relationship, brothers, justice, family, indians, mentor, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
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Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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: sincere, captivating, tense, epic, rough ...
Plot: native americans, old west, danger, lone wolves, obsessive quest, friendship, rivalry, horse, thief, prostitute, ransom, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.6
 1K
DreamKeeper (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys, to take his old pony and him to Albuquerque to the great powwow, an Indian meeting. While traveling, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Plot: on the road, native americans, obsessive quest, self discovery, good versus evil, gang, generation gap, culture clash, escapades, friendship, society, human nature ...
Place: usa, south dakota, montana, new mexico
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
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, exciting, captivating, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, aristocrat, ritual, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, interracial relations, danger, injustice, manhood, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
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 7.4
 12K
Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, demonstration, protest, native americans, culture clash, director, film within a film, bribery, water shortage, political protest, documentary filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america
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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: self discovery, native american, culture clash, tribe, american civil war, friendship, courage, warrior, redemption, officer, civil war, lifestyle change ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, nebraska, south dakota
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 7.6
 32K
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, disturbing, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, escapades, imperialism, injustice, americana, society, salesman, thief ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: usa
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 7.4
 11K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh, tense ...
Plot: cowboy, embezzlement, criminal, journey, outlaw, native americans, old west, danger, racism, hostage, mine, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
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 7.4
 54K
The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: slavery, jungle, clergy, punishment, mission, peaceful mission, interracial relations, christianity, hopes, wilderness, religions or cults, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south america, argentina, brazil, portugal, latin america ...
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 6.2
 17K
Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, intense ...
Plot: politics, crimes, crime, cons and scams, manipulation, native americans, money, manipulations, ambition, lifestyle, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
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 7.1
 24K
Frozen River (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ray Eddy, an upstate New York trailer mom, is lured into the world of illegal immigrant smuggling. Broke after her husband takes off with the down payment for their new doublewide, Ray reluctantly teams up with Lila, a smuggler, and the two begin ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, serious ...
Plot: poverty, single parent, native american reservation, smuggling, working class, survival, life is a bitch, native americans, snow, winter, teenage boy, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, canada, quebec, new york state ...
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, military, against the odds, state affairs, danger, rebelliousness, native americans, royal family, obsessive quest, father son relationship, tribe ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 1500s, year 1941, renaissance
Place: spain, europe, haiti, bahamas, west indies ...
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 6.7
 81K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, adventurer, new world, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, communication problem, princess, wilderness, society ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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Christopher Columbus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The epic mini-series tells the story of the legendary Italian-born explorer Diego de Geona Taino, later known as Christopher Columbus, from his birth in c.1450 Genoa, Italy, to his young adult years as an expert sailor and navigator who, with money ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: expedition, adventure, ambition, adventurer, ocean or sea, inventions and discoveries, political intrigue, tragic hero, new world, father son relationship, discovery, map ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, iceland, cuba ...
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The Golden Dream (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Guatemala
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of Central-American teen-agers depart from the slums of Guatemala City escaping poverty and violence, towards the promised land of California.
Style: rough, serious, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, on the road, follow your dream, leaving home, hopes, danger, communication problem, poverty, mexican american border, train ride, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, usa, guatemala
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New Amsterdam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New Amsterdam is an American television drama which aired for eight episodes in 2008 on Fox. The series starred Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as "John Amsterdam", an immortal Dutch man born in 1607, who has lived in New York City on and off since ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: immortality, haunted by the past, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, friendship, magical, true love, reward, aging, imaginary, crime, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: new york, usa
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