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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with american indian, native american, murder, death, family relations, interracial relations, society, americana, friendship and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american indian: Two Rode Together (1961), Barkskins (2020), Into the West (2005), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Grizzly Mountain (1996), The Burrowers (2008), A Talking Picture (2003), Breaking Wind (2012).

List of american indian movies

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
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Barkskins (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: american indian, indigenous people, showdown, settler, murder investigation, land grab, colonization, preaching, rivalry, power struggle, class struggle, survival ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: canada, quebec, france, north america
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
TV show
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: native american, old west, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, indian war, american indian, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, forbidden love, love triangle, interracial relations, vengeance, wilderness, american indian, woman in danger, war ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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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, interracial romance, native american, stockholm syndrome, native american attack, captive woman, squaw, captivity, kidnapping, moral dilemma, american indian, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, female doctor, small town, parents and children, couple relations, society, love and romance, interracial relations, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains, they're transported back in time to 1870, where they meet mountain man Jeremiah.
Style: sincere, entertaining, feel good, captivating
Plot: time travel, grizzly bear, mountain man, native american white relationships, wilderness, gold, racial prejudice, adventure, bear, american indian, time traveler, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1870s, 90s, 1990s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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The Burrowers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 1879 in the Dakota Territories, a band of men who set out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, but they soon discover that the real ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, buried alive, monster, danger, missing child, heroic mission, isolation, old west, kidnapping, deadly, race against time, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, north dakota, south dakota
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: contemplative, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: ship, family relations, greek, cruise, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, jerusalem, israel, ottoman empire ...
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Breaking Wind (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedic spoof based on the worldwide phenomenon "The Twilight Saga."
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, idiotic, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, teenage love, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, disorder, love triangle, imaginary, supernatural romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: humorous, captivating, entertaining, cult film, wild
Plot: adventurer, bar fight, cinematographer, drinking, drunkenness, highwayman, drinking alcohol, cowboy, armed robbery, stagecoach, cinema, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century
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Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, twists and turns, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: superheroine, female warrior, chosen one, strong female lead, fight scenes, adventure, good versus evil, super powers, justice, courage, princess, super strength ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: tower bridge london, london, paris france, belgium, big ben london ...
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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, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: murder, investigation, native american reservation, forest, rape, violence, murder investigation, fbi, snow, finding a dead body, mountain, fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, united states, usa
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Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
TV show
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
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Land (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Yellow Eagle family are Native American and live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. News reaches them that Floyd, the youngest son of the family, has died during military service in Afghanistan. The waiting begins to get his body back to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, depressing, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: death, native american reservation, u.s. army, army, death of brother, death of son, indian reservation, alcoholic, loss of brother, farm, hospital, loss of son ...
Time: 20th century
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, mountain, female nudity, living alone, fishing, hunting, family tragedy, new life, deer hunting, winter, native american, countryside ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: tense, epic, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, female protagonist, revolution, friendship, civil rights, emancipation, state affairs, rivalry, heroes, society, family relations, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: texas, usa
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Thunder II (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and gets him convicted as dealer. Thunder manages to break out of ...
Plot: police officer, native american, dirty cop, stylized violence, fistfight, deputy sheriff, brutality, gun, police officer killed, caged human, deputy, killed in police car ...
Place: new mexico, arizona
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Archipelago (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An architect witness the brutal massacre by the police of an anti-government meeting and escapes to a remote archipelago.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: massacre, archipelago, architect, secret police, professor, politics, missionary, death, police, escape, flashback, hallucination ...
Place: santiago chile
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Seven Hours of Gunfire (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he was 12 years old, Bill Cody, later knew as Buffalo Bill, is rider for "pony express" carrying the mail through the wilds of America. It becomes later caravans guide. When driving one of them meets Luisa, the niece of a priest who ...
Plot: horse riding, murder, drinking, gunfight, massacre, fort, shot to death, colonel, saloon, sioux indian, drinking alcohol, drunkenness ...
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Young Guns of Texas (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man searching for a stolen army payroll is joined by several men after the reward money. One of the pursuers, after killing a ranch foreman, elopes with the ranchers' daughter. Enraged at the shooting of his foreman and convinced that his ...
Plot: posse, street shootout, squad, fistfight, death of husband, revolver, six shooter, cowboy boots, pistol, dance, repeating rifle, widow ...
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Stone Fox (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Little Willy must win a dog sled race in order to save his grandfather's cattle ranch.
Style: surprise ending, tragic ending
Plot: child hero, animal actor, school, grandson, old west, dog, cowboy hat, rancher, mute, grandfather, ends with funeral, snow ...
Place: wyoming
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How the West Was Won (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Saga of the Macahan's
Plot: native american, uncle, american civil war, ranch, civil war, american indian, runaway, family relations
Time: 1860s
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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her people. She aids the Lakota in their struggle for their ...
Plot: native american, protest, massacre, injustice, mine, american indian, civil rights, politics, interracial relations
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
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Desert Winds (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie and Eugene are joined by a mystical wind tunnel which enables them to speak across a 500-mile desert. Believed by the Indians to be an omen of good luck, the wind inspires both characters to face their fears and follow their hearts.
Plot: death of father, nightmare, boy, erection, wind, female nudity, teenage boy, peep show, hustler, mother daughter relationship, photograph, canyon ...
Place: philadelphia, arizona, new mexico
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The Debt (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of an Argentine elementary-school teacher sent by the government to a rural hamlet located in the northwestern province of Jujuy. It shows how he touches the lives of the villagers, especially the young and impressionable ...
Plot: falklands war, teacher, operation condor, orphan, teenage boy, native american, teacher student relationship, small town, american indian
Place: argentina
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Five Corners (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: stalking, psychopath, friendship, prison, crimes, rape, rapist, police detective, danger, deadly, violence, hate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, mississippi, california ...
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: couples, destructive relationship, rise to the top, couple relations, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, mortality, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
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The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. Crossing paths with some of the West’s most notorious figures, the three outlaws fight for ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, unlikely partners, on the run, friendship, danger, bounty hunter, escapades, partners, crimes, old west, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
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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
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