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 realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, scenic and suspense films and TV shows about / with native american, murder, culture clash, society, native americans, violence, escapades, vengeance, gunfight and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as native american: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), Dances with Wolves (1990), Raven Hawk (1996), Pocahontas (1995), Man in the Wilderness (1971), Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), Bone Tomahawk (2015), The Revenant (2015), Cheyenne Autumn (1964), The Way West (1967).

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: rough, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, murder, against humanity, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, chief, senator, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
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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, native american, self discovery, american civil war, tribe, friendship, courage, warrior, officer, redemption, civil war, lifestyle change ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, nebraska, south dakota
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 5.5
 787
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, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, dishonesty, rescue, good versus evil, contests and competitions, crimes, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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 6.7
 155K
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, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: forbidden love, princess, native american, disney, interracial romance, culture clash, 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, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: bear attack, wilderness, native american, survival, adventure, vengeance, danger, isolation, lone wolves, forces of nature, wounded, violence ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
Place: usa
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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, kidnapping, captivity, moral dilemma, infidelity, culture clash, danger, starting over, society, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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 7.1
 73K
Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: 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: brutal, bleak, suspense, bloody, dark ...
Plot: violence, native american, cannibalism, murder, survival, prisoner, redemption, brutality, wilderness, captive, blood, sheriff ...
Place: california
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 8.0
 634K
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, snow, old west, native american, revenge, betrayal, native americans, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: cavalry, native american, starvation, homecoming, culture clash, society, americana, interracial relations, life is a bitch, military, injustice, journey ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, oklahoma, wyoming
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 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, old west, adventure, against the odds, obnoxious boss, rivalry, fish out of water, on the road, culture clash, americana, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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 5.6
 2K
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: survival, rescue, native american, opposites attract, adventure, tough heroes, danger, culture clash, adventurer, crimes, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona
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 7.6
 31K
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, chief, orphan, americana, escapades, injustice, imperialism, salesman, thief, society, old west, scout ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 211K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: cowboy, survivor, horse, native american, escape, lawyer, texas ranger, adventure, vengeance, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa, mine
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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: army, forbidden love, freedom, native american, adventure, woman in danger, vengeance, father daughter relationship, massacre, french, commander, axe ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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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.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, racism, native american, forest, revenge, extreme violence, love triangle, chase, friendship, manhunt, pursuit, torture ...
Time: 1800s
Place: new york, usa
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Silent Tongue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with Roe.
Style: serious, tense, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: grief, native american, vengeance, old west, redemption, deadly, murder, crimes, family relations, wife, kidnapping, corpse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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 6.6
 28K
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: revenge, old west, human nature, native american, mental illness, unlikely partners, anti heroes, obsessive quest, partners, danger, lifesaver, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, usa, iowa, nebraska
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 5.3
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, shaman, evil spirit, good versus evil, native american, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, south dakota
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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, injustice, adventure, interracial relations, friendship, tribe, rebelliousness, americana, revolution, family relations, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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 6.3
 9K
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, injustice, social decay, americana, misfit, alcohol abuse, gang, society, unemployment, family relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
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 6.5
 11K
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: settler, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, family relations, escapades, danger, husband wife relationship, gold ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
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 6.8
 13K
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, fbi, native american reservation, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, native american, haunted by the past, redemption, moral dilemma, special agents ...
Time: 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, middle east
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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, binoculars, male nudity, shot in the back, campfire, genocide, voting, horse and wagon, snowing, beating, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota
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The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, society, politics, gang, rescue, track down, buddies, partners, righting the wronged, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, australia, latin america
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 7.1
 6K
Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking, baroque ...
Plot: native american, wilderness, journey, culture clash, shaman, religions or cults, adventurer, society, soldier, hopes, interracial relations, clergy ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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 8.5
 449
500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
Story: 500 Nations is a documentary which explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from pre-Colombian times, through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: conquering, native american, religions or cults, native americans, fight for supremacy, research, genocide, american civil war, battles, tribe, society, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century, 19th century, 18th century, 16th century
Place: latin america, usa
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Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they ...
Style: tense, semi serious, sentimental, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: u.s. marshal, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, family relations, partners, bank, criminal heroes, gunfight, brother brother relationship, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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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, ocean or sea, adventurer, ambition, political intrigue, tragic hero, discovery, new world, father son relationship, inventions and discoveries, map ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, portugal, europe, atlantic ocean, africa ...
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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
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 168
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: demon, native american, burial ground, indian burial ground, monster, illusion, creature, blood, country, forest, cave, drugs ...
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