American indian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american indian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh, rough and intense films and TV shows about / with american indian, native american, horse, murder, gunfight, violence, rifle, chase, storytelling and campfire plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Argentina and other countries.

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TOP 10 movies tagged as american indian: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), Hostiles (2017), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), The Revenant (2015), The Wild Westerners (1962), The Rider (2017), Mackenna's Gold (1969), The Raiders (1963), Woman Walks Ahead (2017).
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Centennial (1978)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
256 min.
The Revenant (2015)
Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
156 min.
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
133 min.
Hostiles (2017)
Adventure, Drama, Western
134 min.

List of american indian movies

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: doctors and patients, female doctor, small town, couple relations, old west, parents and children, society, family values, interracial relations, romance, children, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
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A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, wild
Plot: adventurer, cowboy, bar fight, cinematographer, drinking, drunkenness, highwayman, armed robbery, cinema, stagecoach, singing, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Plot: prostitute, cowboy, american indian, stagecoach, bank robbery, wagon train, singing cowboy, parody, anthology, dog, singing, money falling through the air ...
Place: oregon, new mexico, arizona
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Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Plot: chief, bigotry, native american, native american reservation, murder of daughter, u.s. cavalry, american indian, murder of husband, landscape, comanche indian, fort, hanging ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, montana, colorado
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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, mass murder, carnival, fisherman, boat, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, anti heroes, village, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Wild Westerners (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is murdered to keep from talking but his killer is identified as ...
Plot: gunpowder, outlaw, wife, renegade, women fight, traitor, squaw, native american attack, knife attack, saloon girl, husband, murder ...
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Plot: bull riding, disabled person, riding accident, cowboy, lasso, horse riding, horse, father son relationship, unemployment, brother sister relationship, head injury, horse trainer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: treasure hunt, good versus evil, desert, chase, marshal, gold, sheriff, adventure, gang, map, adventurer, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: colorado, usa, mexico, arizona, california
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The Raiders (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, old west, lone wolves, leadership, farm, track down, vigilantism, false accusation, righting the wronged, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas, texas
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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A headstrong New York painter embarks on a dangerous journey to meet Sitting Bull, but must face off with an Army officer intent war with the Native Americans.
Style: based on true events
Plot: native american, native american reservation, corset, facial bruise, man hits a woman, teepee, eagle, shooting, u.s. cavalry, insect, voting, horse and wagon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota
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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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: soldier, native american, apache, racism, bounty hunter, genocide, vengeance, culture clash, war, cavalry, historical figure, injustice ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, tucson arizona
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, american civil war, friendship, civil war, native american, buffalo, language barrier, wolf, adventure, marriage, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
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Satanic Panic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Romance, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
Plot: native american, murder, revenge, blood, gore, racism, forest, decapitation, extreme violence, polyamory, mohawk, watching someone ...
Time: 1800s
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, hanging, cowboy, redemption, wilderness, gunslinger, daughter, murder, old west, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming
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The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.
Plot: long range rifle, head butt, cousin cousin relationship, death of husband, old man, dead rabbit, clothesline, posse, fear of death, parasol, barn, shot in the back ...
Place: montana
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Children of the Dust (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the Oklahoma Territory of the late 1880s, Gypsy Smith (Poitier) is a gunslinger of African American and Cherokee descent. Smith helps African American homesteaders to settle the territory under the specter of Jim Crow. Meanwhile, a young Native ...
Plot: gunfighter, bounty hunter, american indian
Time: 19th century
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Bigfoot and Wildboy (1977)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Children's series about Wildboy, an orphan who was raised in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by the legendary Sasquatch. Wildboy and Bigfoot roamed the countryside stomping out pollution, capturing diabolical villains, and rescuing ...
Style: based on legend
Plot: forest ranger, crime fighter, sasquatch, feral child, good versus evil, father daughter relationship, native american white relationships, adventurer, native american, american indian, forest, super strength ...
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Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, snow, native american reservation, murder, rape, violence, fbi, friendship, flashback, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, snowmobile ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, wyoming
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Certain Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Plot: lesbian interest, affair, loneliness, flirting, dysfunctional relationship, western music, long underwear, dysfunctional couple, night watchman, fireplace, stable, soup ...
Time: year 1966, 2010s, year 1975, year 1959, year 1918
Place: montana
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Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel ...
Style: fairy tale, meditative, psychological, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: amazon tribe, religious conversion, religious fanatic, colonialism, amazon, amazon rainforest, nature, spirituality, jungle, boat, shaman, scientist ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, spain
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Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: rough, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: rancher, racism, vengeance, interracial relations, sheriff, extreme violence, murder, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
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The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ranch, family life, old west, family relations, single parent, farm, crumbling marriage, starting over, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
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Branded (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Branded is an American Western series which aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966, sponsored by Procter & Gamble in its Sunday night 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time period, and starred Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army Cavalry captain who ...
Plot: cowardice, ex soldier, court martial, desertion, apache, innocence, massacre, apache indian, apache territory, arizona territory, attack, civil war ...
Time: 1880s
Place: mexico, arizona
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The Quest (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Quest is an American Western series which aired on NBC from September to December 1976. The series stars Kurt Russell and Tim Matheson. The Quest's pilot episode aired as a television film on May 13, 1976.
Plot: soldier, horse, robbery, mexican, captive, coach, army, u.s. cavalry, deputy, stagecoach robbery, guitar, children ...
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico
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The Better Angels (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: wilderness, illness, education, americana, society, discipline, icicle, suspenders, falling to the ground, stepsister stepsister relationship, ribbon, wading in water ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, usa, illinois, kentucky
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Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, murder of family, witness, survivor, strip club, stripper, pregnancy, sibling relationship, satanism, prison, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1985, year 1968
Place: kansas
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, old west, prostitute, pregnancy, country, americana, on the road, crimes, self discovery, gambling, heist, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, native american, arson, chief, war crime, cowboy, loss of son, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, redemption, rescue, apache, frontier, cowboy, reconciliation, native americans, track down, daughter, criminal, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, arizona
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