Native movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant native movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful and breathtaking films and TV shows about / with native, survival, escapades, culture clash, danger, adventure, tribe, jungle, death and murder plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
native movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as native: Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Green Frontier (2019), Apocalypto (2006), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Cannibal Ferox (1981), Before Tomorrow (2008), Zama (2017), Dances with Wolves (1990), Xingu (2011), Zulu (1964).

List of native movies

Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, hunting, native americans, mountain man, adventure, native, native american, rocky mountains, indians, revenge, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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Green Frontier (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Deep in the Amazon, on the border of Brazil and Colombia, a series of bizarre deaths are investigated by a young female detective, Helena, and her partner, an indigenous policeman named Reynaldo. It becomes clear that the murders are not the biggest ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: rain forest, missionary, native, female detective, amazon rainforest, jungle, police detective, murder, serial killer, police, indigenous people, arson ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, adventure, slavery, tribe, chase, jungle, manhunt, ancient history, ancient civilization, solar eclipse, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: central america, mexico
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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
Style: suspense, tense, political, epic, enigmatic ...
Plot: prophecy, rise to power, ancient world, politics, fictional country, romance, leader, secret, culture clash, ancient history, native, reincarnation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, ancient times
Place: korea
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Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
Style: disturbing, slasher, brutal, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, torture, cannibal, cannibalism, brutality, eating human flesh, survival, zombie, native, anthropologist, violent, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: south america, new york, colombia, usa, latin america
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Before Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two isolated families meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a pervasive sense of dread. Ningiuq and her grandson Maniq are ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, native, human spirit, survival, family relations, wilderness, friendship, hopes, elderly, golden years, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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Zama (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland, USA, Portugal, Lebanon
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Style: art house
Plot: native, colonial america, women, woman, kingdom, nudity (full frontal - brief), latin, swamp, infection, male full rear nudity, writers, spider bite ...
Time: 18th century
Place: argentina, paraguay
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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, scenic, epic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: american civil war, native american, self discovery, culture clash, friendship, tribe, courage, native americans, native american white relationships, pride and honor, survival, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
Place: kansas, south dakota, tennessee, usa, nebraska
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Xingu (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: Orlando, 27, Claudius, 25, and Leonardo, 23, engage in a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: expedition, adventure, escapades, family relations, society, native, tribe, jungle, indian tribe, siblings relations, plane crash, rain forest ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, epic, factual, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: military, war, british colonialism, british army, siege, human spirit, soldier, british empire, historical event, colonialism, battles, native ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1870s
Place: africa, south africa, england, united kingdom
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This is Jinsy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This is Jinsy is a British comedy series. The pilot first aired on 1 March 2010 on BBC Three. The programme is about the bizarre residents of the fictional island of Jinsy and based on the island of Guernsey, where the two writers are from. The show ...
Style: surreal, stylized, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: salesman, goofy hero, social relations, native, silly humor, punishment, island, disorder, odd couple, partners, weatherman, lottery ...
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Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, baroque
Plot: island, survival, ocean, isolation, friendship, sea disaster, wisdom of life, storm, friends, wise man, escapades, shipwreck ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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Blackthorn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, Bolivia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, native, on the run, manhunt, one last chance, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, heist, friendship between men, gunfight, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: bolivia, latin america, south america
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The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, wilderness, tribe, hunter, on the run, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash, desert, chase, native ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: africa, south africa
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The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, sexy, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: piano, love triangle, sexual relations, adultery, couples, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, desire, human nature, couple relations, arranged marriage ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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Neverland (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, some believe, magical ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, mysterious place, adventure, troubled teen, fairy, youth, orphan, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, treasure, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 18th century
Place: london
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: alien, culture clash, fantasy world, adventure, space and aliens, alien life-form, ecology, alien planet, creature, space travel, human nature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Amazon (1999)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amazon was a syndicated television show created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies Alliance Atlantis Communications & WIC Entertainment and German company Beta Film GmbH. The 22 episodes of the series were in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: air disaster, adventure, amazon tribe, jungle, survival, tribe, superstition, forces of nature, rescue, escapades, down on your luck, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
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500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
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, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: native american, conquering, indigenous people, archaeology, contact, tribe, fight for supremacy, native, religions or cults, massacre, battles, native americans ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century, 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: latin america, usa
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Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, depressing, bad ending, serious, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: prostitution, human trafficking, poverty, sexual abuse, suicide, life is a bitch, russian, teenage prostitution, prostitute, youth, rape, social decay ...
Place: sweden, europe, denmark, russia, eastern europe ...
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: cerebral, surreal, visually appealing, tense, stylized ...
Plot: amazon river, steamship, jungle, opera, boat, art, insanity, obsession, river, dreams, nature, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: south america, peru, latin america, brazil
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JCVD (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: heist, martial arts, hostage, down on your luck, actor, existentialism, police investigation, lifestyle, midlife crisis, showbiz, nothing goes right, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, europe, belgium, brussels
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, gas mask, 20 year old, truck, fictional war, 18 year old, bosnian war, survival, military, murder, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, vietnam, germany, normandy, cambodia
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Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 1256 min.
TV show
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: atmospheric, epic, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, wilderness, family in danger, old west, politics, escapades, heroes, dishonesty, society, rivalry, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 18th century, 1820s, 1790s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: harsh, stylized, rough, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, native american, sword fight, indians, master warrior, native americans, medieval, adventure, winter, battles, torture, sword ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, scenic, suspense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: king kong, jungle, dinosaur, monster, beast, gorilla, adventure, creature, rescue, giant animal, human animal relationship, island ...
Time: 1930s, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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Men with Guns (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Dr. Fuentes is a medical professor approaching his retirement and journeys to find old students, with sometimes disturbing results.
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sex crime, hopes, soldier, politics, jungle, rain forest, partisan, native, power relations, tourist, golden years, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
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Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Twelve years after exploring Pandora and joining the Na’vi, Jake Sully has since raised a family with Neytiri and established himself within the clans of the new world. Of course, peace can only last so long. Especially when the military ...
Style: breathtaking, exciting, futuristic, colourful, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, fantasy world, heroes, alien, fight, good versus evil, planet, battles, survival, tribe, mother son relationship ...
Time: future
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PT 109 (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to make their way to an island, find food and shelter and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, john f. kennedy, ship, war, island, leadership, usa president, usa history, president, sea, heroes, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, harsh, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, utopia, nature, survival, village, obsessive quest, mental illness, immigrants, father son relationship, missionary, inventor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, central america, usa, south america, baltimore ...
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