Most Popular Native American Reservation Movies and TV Shows
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2. Flags of our Fathers (2006)
R | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.
Votes: 112,526 | Gross: $33.60M
3. Ace in the Hole (1951)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
Votes: 25,509 | Gross: $3.97M
4. Billy Jack (1971)
GP | 114 min | Action, Drama, Western
Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Votes: 5,246 | Gross: $98.00M
5. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western
A historic chronicle based on the book by Dee Brown explains how Native Americans were displaced as the United States expanded west.
6. Ulzana's Raid (1972)
R | 103 min | Adventure, Western
After fierce war chief Ulzana and a small war party jump the reservation bent on murder and terror, an inexperienced young lieutenant is assigned to track him down.
8. Smoke Signals (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by... See full summary »
Votes: 9,195 | Gross: $6.72M
9. Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
A 13-year-old boy uses his upcoming bar mitzvah to reconcile the strained relationship between his father and grandfather.
Votes: 2,936 | Gross: $4.33M
10. Frozen River (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A mom looks for another source of income, when her husband leaves with the money meant for the new mobile home. A nearby Indian territory stretches across the border to Canada with a drivable frozen river between. Smugling?
Votes: 23,823 | Gross: $2.51M
11. Last of the Dogmen (1995)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,635 | Gross: $7.40M
12. Super Fuzz (1980)
PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.
14. Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Western
In 1909, when young Paiute Indian Willie Boy returns to his California reservation to be with Lola, whose father disapproves of him, a killing in self defense takes place, triggering a massive man hunt for Willie.
15. The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000 Video)
R | 84 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A nephilim (half-man/half-angel), guided by visions and aided by the ex-arch angel Gabriel, finds himself hunted and forced to confront Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide.
16. Vanishing Point (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, a former race-car driver and Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying to get ... See full summary »
17. The Slaughter Rule (2002)
R | 112 min | Drama, Sport
A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.
Votes: 2,228 | Gross: $0.01M
19. I Will Fight No More Forever (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Drama, History
In a period when many thought that "the only good Indian is a dead Indian," Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce won the admiration of the American public.
20. Blood on the Moon (1948)
Passed | 88 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.
21. Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
With an older brother in jail and living with their single mother on Pine Ridge Reservation, Johnny and his sister Jashuan's lives develop new challenges when their absentee cowboy father ... See full summary »
Votes: 663 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Powwow Highway (1989)
R | 88 min | Drama
Depicts the struggles of reservation-dwelling Native Americans in the North Central United States. The main character is an introspective and lovable person in a process of seeking pride ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,459 | Gross: $0.28M
23. Hard Rock Medical (2013– )
Getting a miner to cough up some stolen diamonds, extracting porcupine quills from a homeless man's posterior, tending to a patient struck by lightning, retrieving severed fingers from a ... See full summary »
25. Dance Me Outside (1994)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
A story of life on a First Nations reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ...... See full summary »
Votes: 1,034 | Gross: $0.30M
26. The Last Hunt (1956)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Western
In 1883 South Dakota, two buffalo hunters start a personal feud over a captured squaw and a stand-off with a Dakota raiding party over some stolen horses.
27. Journey Through Rosebud (1972)
GP | 93 min | Drama
A group of young Indians living on the Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota stage a protest against the U.S. Government and years of lies and deception come to a violent climax.
29. Hills of Old Wyoming (1937)
Passed | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An evil deputy is using Indian half-breeds to rustle cattle. This causes trouble between the cattlemen and Indians. Hoppy, Windy and Lucky see that justice is served. Songs abound.
30. In Old Oklahoma (1943)
Passed | 102 min | Romance, Western
In 1906, on Oklahoma's Indian lands, a cowboy fights for oil lease rights against a greedy oilman while a pretty schoolteacher steals both men's hearts.
32. Buffalo Soldiers (1997 TV Movie)
G | 100 min | Drama, History, Western
Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache ... See full summary »
39. Made in U.S.A. (1987)
R | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Two misfit best friends, Dar and Tuck, leave their dying coal mining town with only one goal in mind - to reach sunny California and hook up with some beach babes. On the road, they meet gun crazy outlaw Annie and she takes over.
42. Pillars of the Sky (1956)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Western
In 1868 Oregon, when the Army violates the treaty by building a road across the reservation, several tribal chiefs decide to unite their forces against the trespassing whites.
43. Buffalo Dreams (2005 TV Movie)
G | 89 min | Family
Schoolboy Josh Townsend has to move again with his father, astrophysics researcher Dr. Nick Townsend, to a New Mexico small town. To escape the copy-boy job dad arranged, Josh volunteers ... See full summary »
44. When the Legends Die (1972)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Western
A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.
46. Warrior Women (2018)
65 min | Documentary, History
A documentary which details the life of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk, whose career fighting for Indigenous and women's rights has now spanned over 50 years.
47. Now & Forever (2002)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of ... See full summary »
48. Incident at Oglala (1992)
PG | 89 min | Documentary, History
This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed.
Votes: 992 | Gross: $0.54M
50. Thunder II (1987)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Drama
Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and ... See full summary »