Best Movies About Native American

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Best Movies About Native American

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Dances with Wolves (1990)

Dances with Wolves
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Costner, starring Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant
Rated PG-13

Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic Western film starring, directed and produced by Kevin Costner. It follows a Union Army officer, Lieutenant John Dunbar (Costner), who is sent to the western frontier and is moved to befriend the native Lakota tribe. He gradually earns the respect of the tribe and is given the name "Dances with Wolves". He comes to admire and understand the Lakota culture and way of life and eventually chooses to leave his original life and join them. The film is a powerful exploration of the Lakota culture and the plight of Native American tribes in the 19th century, as well as an exploration of the changing American West. The film was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

The Last of the Mohicans
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Michael Mann, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig
Rated R

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 American historical epic drama set in 1757 during the French and Indian War. It follows the story of Hawkeye, an adopted son of the Mohican tribe, as he and his father, along with a British soldier, protect two sisters during the conflict between the British and the French. Through a series of bloody battles, Hawkeye and his father eventually succeed in protecting the two sisters. Although the British eventually win the war, the Mohicans are wiped out as a result of their involvement in the conflict. The movie has become a classic, praised for its cinematography, score, and action sequences.

Little Big Man (1970)

Little Big Man
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Arthur Penn, starring Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam
Rated PG-13

Little Big Man is a 1970 American western comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Dustin Hoffman. The film tells the story of a white man raised by Native Americans during the 19th century. It is an adaptation of Thomas Berger’s 1964 novel of the same name. Jack Crabb (Hoffman) is 121 years old when he tells his life story to a historian. His life story begins in 1854 when he is adopted by a Cheyenne tribe after his parents are killed by Pawnee Indians. His adoptive father is a Cheyenne chief (Chief Dan George). At the age of 15, Jack is kidnapped by a U.S. Cavalry troop and forced to serve as a white scout. He then goes on to live with a variety of people, including a gunfighter named John Masters (Faye Dunaway). After serving in the Civil War, he returns to the Cheyenne, who have since been forced onto a reservation. The movie follows Jack as he struggles to find his place in the world, marked by his adventures and his relationships with both whites and Indians. He eventually finds peace and acceptance in his life with the Cheyenne.

Smoke Signals (1998)

Smoke Signals
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Chris Eyre, starring Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer
Rated PG-13

Skins (2002)

Skins
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Chris Eyre, starring Eric Schweig, Graham Greene, Gary Farmer, Noah Watts
Rated R

Thunderheart (1992)

Thunderheart
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Michael Apted, starring Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward
Rated R

Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

Geronimo: An American Legend
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Walter Hill, starring Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi
Rated PG-13

The Missing (2003)

The Missing
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd
Rated R

Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Woo, starring Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich
Rated R

 



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