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, suspenseful, bleak, tense and scenic films and TV shows about / with native american, murder, revenge, violence, chase, vengeance, horse, gunfight, friendship and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as native american: Pocahontas (1995), The Lone Ranger (2013), The Revenant (2015), Dances with Wolves (1990), Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007), Raven Hawk (1996), Bone Tomahawk (2015), Slow West (2015), Wind River (2017), Satanic Panic (2017).

List of native american movies

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: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forbidden love, princess, culture clash, native american, romance, adventure, parents and children, disney, tragic love, interracial romance, greed, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, survivor, native american, adventure, vengeance, old west, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
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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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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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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, rough, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, senator, chief, genocide, racism, native american attack, mass murder, against humanity, deadly, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, canada, washington d.c.
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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, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: prison life, revenge, native american, mental institution, murder, good versus evil, dishonesty, rescue, crimes, contests and competitions, female protagonist, native american reservation ...
Time: 90s
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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: scary, atmospheric, bleak, tense, brutal ...
Plot: cannibalism, violence, gore, murder, native american, rifle, prisoner, survival, capture, cannibal, poison, captive ...
Place: california
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Slow West (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: drinking, violence, native american, frontier, outlaw, bounty hunter, pistol, horse, flaming arrow, search, fire, death of father ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa, ireland, scotland, california
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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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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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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, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, bear attack, trapper, native american, revenge, expedition, bear, rabbit, boat, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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Guns, Girls and Gambling (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story throws Elvis impersonators, Indians, modern cowboys, a 6-foot-tall blond assassin, a frat boy, a corrupt sheriff and a prostitute into a chase for a priceless American Indian artifact stolen during a poker game at an Indian casino
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, sheriff, native american, gambling, apache tribe, chase, crime, criminal heroes, escapades, chases and races, obsessive quest, treasure hunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, native american, half breed, vengeance, one man army, investigation, old west, repayment, desert, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, 70mm film, epic
Plot: native american, wagon train, quicksand, anti heroes, buddies, cavalry, gang, adventure, lone wolves, unlikely partners, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, slavery, trapper, anti heroes, buddies, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, mexico, latin america
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, psychic power, shaman, tumor, native american, possession, occult, evil spirit, demonic possession, hospital, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south dakota, usa
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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, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: native american, old west, orphan, chief, interracial relations, native americans, americana, settler, fight, society, adoption, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, escort, wilderness, lone wolves, chase, funeral, adventure, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
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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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: old west, revenge, native american, dancing, violence, human nature, wilderness, mental illness, unlikely partners, on the road, danger, misfit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, nebraska, usa, cross country
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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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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: demon, indian burial ground, burial ground, monster, native american, ancient, dope, country, forest, crew, land, marijuana ...
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: native american, injustice, murder, obsessive quest, adventure, vengeance, wrongful arrest, native american reservation, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, 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: frog, murder, native american, gold, lake, monster, creature feature, boy, death, good versus evil
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: shooting, native american, american indian, desert, mexican, tumor, shot multiple times, journey, gun, revenge, release from prison, battle ...
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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, indian burial ground, burial ground, colonization
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, cosmetics, female protagonist, sister sister relationship
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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: native american, teenage girl, violence, sex, revenge, death, forest, lake, blood, female nudity
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, priest, male nudity, missionary, female nudity, decapitation, jungle, gold, cannibalism, indians
Time: 16th century
Place: venezuela
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