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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
 8.8
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Original name: Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: tense, exciting, epic, rough, suspense, brutal, scenic, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, gold, cons and scams, lone wolves, good versus evil, greed, army, outlaw, cowboy, heroes, american civil war, anti-hero, civil war, violence, desert, betrayal, moral ambiguity, escapades, horse, treasure, torture, robbery, hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico

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Most similar movies to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about violence, rivalry, gunfight, heroes, pistol, revolver and street shootout mostly in Western, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Django Unchained (2012), High Plains Drifter (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, harmonica, villain, warrior, death, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, bounty hunter, track down, small town, gang, duel, warrior, reward, sidekick, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, old west, slavery, gunfight, vengeance, african american, society, rescue, courage, torture, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, gunslinger, outlaw, anti-hero, rivalry, tough heroes, lone wolves, mysterious character, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, old west, lone wolves, heroes, male female relationship, murder, street shootout, husband wife relationship, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, vengeance, betrayal, outlaw, bank robbery, frame up, jail, fistfight, martial arts, sheriff, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, hitman, mountain, blizzard, stagecoach, revenge, dialogue, brutality, betrayal, danger, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, horse, vengeance, native americans, tough heroes, civil war, deadly, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 4K
Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, tough heroes, betrayal, small town, partners, dishonesty, bank robbery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 15K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, pistol, mexican, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, reform ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 346K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, revenge, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, ranch, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, jail, cowboy, violence, old west, adventure ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, bounty hunter, occupation, mexican standoff, robbery, map, reward, gunfight, chase, gun, army, treasure ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 1K
God's Gun (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, one man army, vigilantism, gang, bounty hunter, siblings relations, chases and races, crimes, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 32K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, pardon, small town, judge, widow, marshal, lynching, vengeance, vigilantism, death penalty, lone wolves, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 1K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, crimes, escapades, lone wolves, heroes, chases and races, tough heroes, ferry, river, sex scene, cowboy boots ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, gambling, desert, horse chase, gatling gun, gunfighter, gunslinger, gunfight, fistfight, explosion, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.3
 48K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, small town, violence, horse, gold, drifter, marshal, preacher, anti heroes, civil war, small town life, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, rescue, old west, tough heroes, on the run, husband wife relationship, gambler, battle, survival ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 288K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, revenge, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 3K
Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, native american, vengeance, crimes, old west, deadly, against the odds, tough heroes, rescue, survival, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, hitman, revenge, gambling, investigation, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, parents and children, deadly, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Big Gundown (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, bounty hunter, mexican, maverick, mormon, waterhole, child killer, chases and races, wanted, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, old west, survival, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s, 1850s ...
Place: california, missouri, arizona, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 7K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, old west, tough heroes, friends, warden, rivalry, family in danger, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the run, murder, friends, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, heroes, siblings relations, fugitives ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 49
Dynamite Jim (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during the American Civil War
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: escapades, lone wolves, heroes, cons and scams, danger, gang, american civil war, treasure hunt, tough heroes, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, iowa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 1K
Blindman (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, criminal heroes, vengeance, misfit, tough heroes, rivalry, disability, escapades, obsessive quest, heroes, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. Django casts off his habit and digs up his machine gun to practice a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, monastery, abduction, ship, going straight, gory, starting over, good versus evil, old west, righting the wronged, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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