Movies about Indians

List of the best movies about the Indians, selected by visitors to our site.: The Lone Ranger, News of the World, Crooked Arrows, Savaged, Land, The Rider, Greener Grass, Meek's Cutoff, The Burning Dead, The Mustang.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Lone Ranger (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CharactersHorses, Indians, Gangsters, Cowboys, Cannibals
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Chase
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains, Texas, USA
Time19th century

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, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

News of the World (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, China
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Curses
PlaceWild West, Texas, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleTense, Touching, Disturbing

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.

Crooked Arrows (2012)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTeens, Indians, Family, Friends, Trainers
StyleExciting, Soulful, Serious

A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.

Savaged (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CharactersIndians, Shamans
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Ghosts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

After thugs brutalize a deaf-mute woman, the spirit of an Apache warrior takes over her lifeless body and sets out on a bloodthirsty quest for revenge.

Land (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersIndians, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Depression, Meaning of life
PlaceMountains, Forest
StyleDeep Meaning, Womens in main roles, Depressive

Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings her back from the brink of death, she must find a way to live again.

The Rider (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CharactersTeens, Horses, Indians, Cowboys, Disabled people
PlotMoney, Friendship, Weapon, Moving, Fear
PlaceMoon, Hospitals, Cemetery
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Touching, Disturbing

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. In an attempt to regain control of his own fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of the United States.

Greener Grass (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gods, Indians, Teachers
PlaceSchool, Party, USA
TimeNew Year

Suburban soccer moms find themselves constantly competing against each other in their personal lives as their kids settle their differences on the field.

Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, western
CharactersHorses, Indians
PlotOn real events, Survival, Travel, Expeditions
PlaceWild West, Deserts
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Serious

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.

The Burning Dead (2015)
Markimdb: 2.3
CharactersZombie, Indians, Heroes, Photographers, Sheriffs
PlotVolcanoes, Death, Supernatural, Chase, Curses
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A sheriff must rescue an estranged family from the impending eruption of a volcano, at the same time fighting off a horde of lava-filled zombies brought to life by the cursed mountains.

The Mustang (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Psychologists, Photographers
PlotSoccer, Adventure, Friendship, Depression, Fate
PlacePrison, Nature
StyleExciting, To cry, Heartbreaking, Sad ones

While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CharactersDogs, Horses, Cowboys, Indians, Angels
PlotDancing, Bank robbery, Gambling, Money, Weapon
PlaceWild West, USA, Small cities
StyleNetflix, Light, Fascinating, Tense, Fancy

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Indians, Disabled people, Lovers, Presidential
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

Indian Horse (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersHorses, Indians, Teachers, Nuns, Orphans
PlotHockey, Fight, Obsession, Death, Religious
PlaceForest, Cemetery
StyleBy books

Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.

Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountryColombia, Venezuela, Argentina
CharactersIndians, Snake, Scientists, Amazons, Warriors
PlotTravel, Money, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, Mountains
StyleMakes me think

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 through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.

Frontier (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CharactersIndians, Indians
PlotIntrigue, Rivalry
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense

The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.

Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lesbians, Indians, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Snow, Test
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Mountains, Forest
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
CharactersPirates, Indians, Mermaids, Childrens, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Martial Arts, Chase, Fate
PlaceSpace, Islands, Parallel worlds, London
StyleFor children, Exciting, Action, Steampunk, Fairy tales

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

Her Smell (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Greece
CharactersWitch, Gods, Indians, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Curses
StyleFascinating, Heavy

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

The Better Angels (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersDogs, Horses, Indians, Teachers, Raccoons
PlotOn real events, Racing, Dancing, Fight, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and quiet boy who spends his days at the side of his beloved mother while learning to work the land from his stern father. When illness takes his mother, Abe's new guardian angel comes in the form of his new stepmother, who sees the potential in the boy and pushes for his further education.

Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
CountryGermany, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway
CharactersDogs, Indians, Writers, Mothers
PlotSoccer, Revenge, Relationship, Death, Pursuit
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, Canada
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?