Most Popular Navajo-Language Feature Films


1. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

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A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Writers: Forrest Carter, Philip Kaufman, Sonia Chernus | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

2. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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44 Metascore

As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild | Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried

3. Natural Born Killers (1994)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield

4. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Alan Le May | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

5. Windtalkers (2002)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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51 Metascore

Two U.S. Marines in WWII are assigned to protect Navajo Marines who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.

Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer | Director: John Woo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich

6. The Sunchaser (1996)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

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Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a $175,000 sports car, a multi-million dollar home, and a new boost in his career. Brandon 'Blue' Monroe is a dying patient who kidnaps ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Leavitt | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Jon Seda, Anne Bancroft, Alexandra Tydings

7. Battle Cry (1955)

Approved | 149 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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A group of young Marines have adventures in love and war.

Writer: Leon Uris | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Nancy Olson

8. Wagon Master (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Adventure, Western

7.2
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Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Patrick Ford | Director: John Ford | Stars: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

9. The Dark Wind (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Navajo police officer is mixed up in drug smuggling and murder on the reservation.

Writers: Tony Hillerman, Neal Jimenez, Eric Bergren | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Lance Baker, Betty C. Barlow, Gary Basaraba, Billy Beck

10. Legends from the Sky (2015)

85 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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A Native American Veteran, burdened by survivor's guilt after a disastrous military tour, is forced to search for his missing grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an unknown federal organization.

Writer: Travis Holt Hamilton | Director: Travis Holt Hamilton | Stars: Edsel Pete, Mia Sable, Chris Robinson, Ernest Tsosie III

11. Río de oro (2010)

Western

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Sonora, Mexico, 1852. During war with the apaches and the invasion of the US in Mexico, a muleteer decides to leave home to find a better place to live. To do so he will have to cross the land of the Chiricahuas to find gold.

Writer: Pablo Aldrete | Director: Pablo Aldrete | Stars: Gonzalo Lebrija, Stephanie Sigman, Kenny Johnston, Deshava Apachee

12. Turquoise Rose (2007)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

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"Turquoise Rose" is a coming of age story about a Navajo girl from Arizona. Raised in the suburbs of Phoenix, "T" attends college and is interning as a photojournalist at the local paper. ... See full summary »

Writers: Cara Rose Brown, Marjorie Coltrin Detiege, Travis Holt Hamilton, Jake Johnson | Director: Travis Holt Hamilton | Stars: Deshava Apachee, Donavon G. Barney, Ethel Begay, Kathleen Benner

13. Pete & Cleo (2010)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Young Cleo finds himself far from his mother's home. During spring break, he makes a harrowing journey back to the Navajo homeland and then his goldfish died. As he buries it, his ... See full summary »

Writer: Travis Holt Hamilton | Director: Travis Holt Hamilton | Stars: Ernest Tsosie III, Beau Benally, Ethel Begay, Alex Arnold

14. Elias

Drama, Family, Thriller | Announced

In the canyons of northern New Mexico, a mystical stranger on horse back confronts Elias, a twelve-year-old boy. The stranger gives Elias a mission to face his fears and stand against a ... See full summary »

Writer: Lou Sandoval | Director: Bruce Cervi

15. La Trinchera Luminosa del President Gonzalo (2007)

60 min | Drama

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A recreation of one day at the Canto Grande prison in Peru, following women guerrillas from the Maoist Shining Path movement in their morning marches to their bedtime chants. Kept isolated ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Finn | Stars: Magali Arreola, Yazmin Chavez, Isela Cruz, Denisse del Rio

16. 5th World (2005)

75 min | Drama, Romance

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Two young Navajos hitch hike home through the Navajo reservation, falling in love along the way.

Writer: Blackhorse Lowe | Director: Blackhorse Lowe | Stars: Livandrea Knoki, Sheldon Silentwalker, Ernest Tsosie III, James June

17. Power Lines (2016)

75 min | Drama

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Halee (Nezbahe Williams) is a 16 year old Diné relocation refugee who uses poetry to escape from her painful past and present.

Writer: Klee Benally | Director: Klee Benally | Stars: Jim Anders, Belinda Ayze, Lyncia Begay, Roland Begay