Movies like Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
 7.5
 17K
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.
Style: cynical, bleak, tense, dark humor, biting, psychological, rough, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gunfight, brutality, murder, death, on the road, prostitute, bartender, suitcase full of money, revenge, vengeance, crimes, investigation, crime, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, left to die, bounty, violence, insanity, redemption, existentialism, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city

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Most similar movies to Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about vengeance, brutality, murder, violence, crimes, revenge and betrayal mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia: The Wild Bunch (1969), Last Man Standing (1996), Extreme Prejudice (1987), El Mariachi (1992), The Way of the Gun (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 73K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, chase, friendship, mercenary, heist, one last job, loss of friend, bounty hunter, righteous rage, honor ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, betrayal, gang war, duel, rivalry, tommy gun, hitman, danger, lone wolves, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, betrayal, presumed dead, kidnapping, love triangle, bribery, drug dealing, organized crime, texas ranger, mexican standoff, modern western, robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 60K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, hitman, small town, musician, drug lord, danger, singer, loss of loved one, on the run, legs, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Way of the Gun (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.
Style: cynical, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, gunfight, surrogate mother, crime gone awry, criminal, gangsters, crime, money, disorder, confined, rags to riches ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, violence, vengeance, homecoming, vietnam veteran, crime, rivalry, human nature, deadly, buddies, death wish ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, mexico, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 53K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, murder, lust, self defense, vengeance, family in danger, revenge, brutality, rivalry, couple relations, breaking point ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 41K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: theft, wilderness, desert, on the road, car chase, crime, track down, car accident, small town, vengeance, future dystopia, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.2
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, lone wolves, crime, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, hitman, mountain, stagecoach, blizzard, revenge, dialogue, brutality, betrayal, danger, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 126K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, money, betrayal, mafia, robbery, organized crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 43K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, tough heroes, crime, tragic hero, drug cartel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, deadly, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, car chase, murder, undercover, loss of friend, vengeance, police investigation, track down, anti heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, master criminal, working undercover, vengeance, loss of partner, deadly, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 22K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, safecracker, one last job, neo noir, heist, thief, convict, safe, crime, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 81K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, loneliness, vigilantism, violence, investigation, gang, widower, vengeance, crimes, deadly, incompetent police, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 56K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, drug cartel, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.1
 60K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, violence, death, rivalry, violence spree, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 4K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, vengeance, danger, crimes, writer's life, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 61K
Harsh Times (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging ...
Style: tense, serious, intense, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: unemployment, drinking, corruption, friend, mexican, crime, mad, violence, drugs, robbery, nightmare, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, usa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 7K
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, neo noir, vengeance, rivalry, danger, vigilante, violence, violent, farmer, watermelon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 272K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, heroic mission, old west, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, morality, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, harsh, cerebral ...
Plot: bank robber, stolen money, debt, desperation, gunfight, redemption, brother, bank robbery, morality, criminal, shooting, small western town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, dark hero, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 67K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, murder, tragic event, justice, character change, crimes, loss of son, haunted by the past, violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vengeance, chase, bail bondsman, revenge, organized crime, heroes, tough heroes, rivalry, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, bleak, rough, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, track down, human nature, death, sheriff, money, hitman, psychopath, peril, shooting, greed, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Payback: Straight Up (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, vengeance, prostitute, betrayal, revenge, antisocial behavior, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, obsession, birthday, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 47K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, bodyguard, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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