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, rough, suspenseful, dramatic and captivating films and TV shows about / with american indian, native american, horse, murder, violence, gunfight, friendship, campfire, rifle and revenge plots mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american indian: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Breaking Wind (2012), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), Hostiles (2017), Dances with Wolves (1990), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), The Revenant (2015), The Comancheros (1961), Black Jack (1968), Hey Dude (1989).

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: family values, doctors and patients, small town, couple relations, old west, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, american indian, children, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
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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: not serious, humorous, idiotic, dark humor, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, love triangle, teenage love, youth, disorder, 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, wild
Plot: adventurer, cowboy, bar fight, cinematographer, drinking, drunkenness, highwayman, armed robbery, stagecoach, cinema, singing, stagecoach robbery ...
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: cowboy, prostitute, parody, wagon train, bank robbery, stagecoach, american indian, singing cowboy, anthology, arizona territory, comanche indian, trapper ...
Place: arizona, new mexico, oregon
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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 reservation, native american, landscape, u.s. cavalry, murder of husband, american indian, murder of daughter, comanche indian, indian burial ground, order ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, montana, colorado
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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: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: self discovery, american civil war, culture clash, redemption, friendship, civil war, native american, officer, courage, tribe, lifestyle change, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
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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, boat, fisherman, mass murder, carnival, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, village, anti heroes, 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, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambler, renegade, texas ranger, rescue, chase, adventure, vengeance, buddies, murder, fugitives, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, arizona ...
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Black Jack (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Black Jack Murphy (Robert Woods) is the brains in an outfit of outlaws who rob the bank at Tusca City. All goes to plan with the heist but once the loot is safely obtained Jack's men lose no time in trying to double cross him. Wily Jack manages ...
Plot: revenge, rape, bank robbery, arizona territory, street shootout, apache indian, leather jacket, jacket, apache, native american, torture, american indian
Place: tucson arizona, arizona
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Hey Dude (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hey Dude is an American Western comedy series that aired from 1989 to 1991. The show was broadcast on the Nickelodeon network, and aired reruns on Nickelodeon until early 1999, and now on TeenNick ever since late 2011. Hey Dude was ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, workplace situations, farm, family, workplace, boss and employee, americana, partners, friends, native americans, american indian ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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Renegade Riders (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chamaco finds himself on the wrong end of a firing squad after tracking an ex-Confederate to interrogate him about General Beauregard's missing gold. He's saved by a stranger who calls himself Stuart (Byrnes). Stuart claims to know the ...
Plot: heist, raid, knife, bandit, psychopath, robbery, falling from height, water, handcuffs, priest, beating, american indian ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas, mexico
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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, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic
Plot: old west, native american, immigrants, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, parents and children, siblings relations, culture clash, injustice, americana, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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The Wild Westerners (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, traitor, murder, street shootout, covered wagon, shot in the back, brawl, shot in the stomach, woman fighting a woman, husband ...
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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 ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, riding accident, head injury, disabled person, horse, rodeo, lasso, human animal relationship, horse trainer, father son relationship, fear, friendship ...
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, good versus evil, chase, marshal, gold, adventure, gang, map, adventurer, fugitives, vengeance ...
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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, lone wolves, old west, 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, american indian, snowing, beating, male nudity, facial bruise, corset, man hits a woman, letter, binoculars, widow ...
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: soldier, apache, native american, racism, bounty hunter, genocide, vengeance, culture clash, war, historical figure, cavalry, injustice ...
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona, arizona
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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, racism, murder, revenge, blood, forest, gore, extreme violence, decapitation, mohawk, polyamory, female warrior ...
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, daughter, gunslinger, 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, card playing, innocence, torture, interrogation, photograph, widow, revolver, teenage boy, justice, desert, pursuit ...
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: bigfoot, adventurer, american indian, native american, good versus evil, forest, legend, super strength, forest ranger, crime fighter, native american white relationships, father daughter relationship ...
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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: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, snow, murder, rape, violence, native american reservation, fbi, friendship, mountain, forensics, forest, death ...
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, loneliness, flirting, affair, dysfunctional relationship, man crying, driving, mirror, brother sister relationship, mountain, garden, classroom ...
Time: year 1959, 2010s, year 1966, year 1918, year 1975
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, spirituality, nature, colonialism, religious fanatic, religious conversion, amazon rainforest, amazon, 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
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: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: ranch, family life, family relations, old west, farm, single parent, 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, massacre, american indian, desert, letter, innocence, native american, attack, man with no name, civil war, apache indian ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, mexico
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