Native american movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant native american movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, melancholic and suspense films and TV shows about / with native american, murder, revenge, blood, vengeance, campfire, horse, indians, death and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as native american: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), Raven Hawk (1996), Dances with Wolves (1990), The Lone Ranger (2013), Bone Tomahawk (2015), Shalako (1968), Pocahontas (1995), Man in the Wilderness (1971), The Revenant (2015), The Homesman (2014).

List of native american movies

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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, against humanity, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, senator, chief, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
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Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, dishonesty, rescue, mental institution, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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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: culture clash, american civil war, self discovery, tribe, native american, civil war, friendship, warrior, officer, redemption, lifestyle change, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, survivor, horse, vengeance, native american, lawyer, escape, texas ranger, adventure, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
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Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bloody, dark ...
Plot: violence, cannibalism, murder, survival, prisoner, native american, redemption, brutality, wilderness, captive, blood, sheriff ...
Place: california
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Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, native american, opposites attract, adventure, tough heroes, danger, adventurer, rivalry, hostages, crimes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: forbidden love, princess, culture clash, native american, romance, disney, interracial romance, tragic love, adventure, parents and children, prejudice, greed ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, native american, bear attack, vengeance, bear, rabbit, trapper, revenge, expedition, boat, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, old west, betrayal, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, human nature, revenge, native american, mental illness, obsessive quest, partners, anti heroes, unlikely partners, misfit partners, danger, lifesaver ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, iowa, nebraska, usa
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The Manitou (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, shaman, psychic power, evil spirit, good versus evil, native american, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: native american, life is a bitch, social decay, misfit, americana, injustice, society, alcohol abuse, gang, unemployment, family relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
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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: survival, desert, settler, native american, old west, isolation, escapades, family relations, danger, native americans, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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Thunderheart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, fbi, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, native american, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, middle east
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Christopher Columbus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, France, West Germany
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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: expedition, adventure, ocean or sea, ambition, adventurer, tragic hero, political intrigue, discovery, father son relationship, new world, inventions and discoveries, map ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, cuba, iceland ...
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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, beating, american indian, male nudity, widow, insect, urination, letter, snowing, binoculars, woman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota
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Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: Fictional portrayal of 'The Summer of 1990' in Kanehsatake: the major conflict between a Mohawk community and the Canadian and Quebec governments - over the expansion of a golf course into an aboriginal cemetery.
Plot: native american, civil rights, mohawk, crisis
Time: 1990s
Place: canada, quebec
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Demon Hole (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A fracking crew drills on sacred Native American land, unleashing an ancient demon. There are only two ways out of the woods, succumb to the demon or die.
Plot: native american, demon, monster, burial ground, indian burial ground, dope, land, ancient, drugs, teenager, community, burial ...
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Run, Simon, Run (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A Papago Indian returns to his reservation after a prison term and searches for his brother's killer.
Style: realistic, rough, tense, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, injustice, native american, betrayal, adventure, life is a bitch, vengeance, obsessive quest, dishonesty, deadly, righting the wronged, amateur detective ...
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Rana: The Legend of Shadow Lake (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Kelly Morgan was 11 years old he had a terrifying encounter with Rana, a strange half man/half frog monster living in a lake. The creature killed his father and many other people before Kelly destroyed it. Now as a young man he returns to ...
Plot: gold, monster, murder, native american, lake, frog, good versus evil, creature feature, death, boy
Time: prehistoric times
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Hour of Death (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Bob Carey is released from prison after a long sentence for murder, begins the search for Mary, his former girlfriend. But soon he finds out that during his absence, she has married Clifford, a wealthy landowner. The happiness of that marriage ...
Plot: native american, shooting, thirst, gunshot, fort, horse and wagon, battle, american indian, mexican, shot to death, desert, chinaman ...
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Ship of fools (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a small town in Patagonia (Southern Argentina), a Mapuche Indian chief sets a tourist complex under construction on fire. He denies all attempts to defend himself. Locked up, he waits for the arrival of "Caleuche," the Ship (Nave) of ...
Plot: arson, native american, courtroom, american indian, burial ground, colonization, indian burial ground
Place: argentina
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Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, family, racism, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, cosmetics
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Tainos (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sara, a young archaeology student, organizes an expedition to La Mora Cave. Guided by Yabey, Sara and her four friends, discover a hidden Taíno tribe, believed to be extinguished 500 years ago.
Plot: sex, violence, teenage girl, native american, lake, forest, blood, female nudity, death, revenge
Place: puerto rico
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Jericho (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios. The expedition is murdered by the indios, only the priest is sparred. Santiago, the priest, first tries to continue christianization, but ...
Plot: native american, invasion, male nudity, priest, missionary, gold, jungle, decapitation, cannibalism, female nudity, indians
Time: 16th century
Place: venezuela
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Mi Socio (1983)
Country: Bolivia
Story: The story of an improbable friendship and a social comment on life in Bolivia in the eighties.
Style: road movie
Plot: friendship, travel, truck, native american, indians, man boy relationship, death of child
Place: bolivia
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Unbowed (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This movie challenges ones mind to see racism from another perspective. It forces the issue of racism not on a black/white side of things, but an African American and Indian proportionally view.
Plot: culture clash, u.s. army, native american, engagement, student, secret, tribe, interracial romance, racism, prejudice, dinner party, college student ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
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Bolt (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Story: 21 Jump Street heartthrob Richard Grieco stars in the 1994 motorcycle movie Bolt, released on DVD as Rebel Run. A tough New Jersey biker named Bolt (Grieco) travels across the country heading west. He encounters old gang rival Billy Niles (Michael ...
Plot: native american, rivalry, gang leader, motorcycle, topless, strip club, land grab, corrupt sheriff, biker, kidnapping, female nudity
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Desert Kickboxer (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A kickboxing cop abandons the violent life after he accidentally kills his opponent during a match. After quitting, he heads for the Arizona desert to live alone and occasionally work tracking drug runners for the area sheriff. One particularly wily ...
Plot: kickboxer, native american, warrior, navajo, campfire, semiautomatic pistol, brawl, one man army, disarming someone, blood spatter, ambush, martial arts ...
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Hitched (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The adventures of a newly married teenage couple in the Old West.
Plot: newlywed, native american, quest, adventure, interrupted hanging, mistaken identity, teenager, marriage
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