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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
 8.8
 677K
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: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, rough, brutal, scenic, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army, criminal, outlaw, anti heroes, cowboy, american civil war, anti-hero, civil war, violence, desert, betrayal, moral ambiguity, escapades, horse, treasure ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, santa fe new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about gunfight, heroes, violence, rivalry, gun, crimes and revolver mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Hateful Eight (2015), High Plains Drifter (1973), For a Few Dollars More (1965). 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, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, death, harmonica, villain, warrior, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, deal, gang, tough heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, new mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, blizzard, mountain, twists & turns, hitman, stagecoach, revenge, brutality, betrayal, danger, blood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, gunslinger, outlaw, criminal, anti-hero, tough heroes, mysterious character, lone wolves, rivalry, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, bounty hunter, gang, heroes, small town, duel, warrior, reward, sidekick, lone wolves, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 370K
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, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, revenge, redemption, gunfight, regret, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, small town, anti hero, old west, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, vengeance, old west, betrayal, criminal, bank robbery, outlaw, jail, martial arts, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, partners, dishonesty, betrayal, tough heroes, small town, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, old west, slavery, vengeance, racism, african american, one against many, gory, society, rescue, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 16K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, cowboy, gunfighter, steam train, chase, gangsters, destiny, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, one man army, heroes, deadly, leadership, danger, gang, psychopath, tough heroes, hitman, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, desert, gunfighter, fistfight, explosion, gunfight, gunslinger, murder, gambling, saloon, gatling gun ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 35K
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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, vigilantism, pardon, heroes, small town, old west, judge, lynching, marshal, widow, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 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: captivating, bloody, dark humor, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, map, bounty hunter, robbery, gunfight, cowboy, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, cruelty, occupation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, chases and races, graphic violence, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, escapades, gang, river, cowboy boots, boat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.3
 52K
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, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, anti heroes, gunslinger, anti hero, horse, small town, violence, drifter, gold, heroes, preacher, marshal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 4K
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, small town, native american, revenge, crimes, against the odds, survival, tough heroes, injustice, rescue, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 307K
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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, bounty hunter, vengeance, partners, revenge, track down, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 229
The Warrant (2020)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After fighting in the Civil War, two Union Army buddies find themselves on opposite sides of the law with the post-war peace at risk.
Style: dark, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: fight, sheriff, robbery, cowboy, chase, horse riding, western hero, violence, death, good versus evil, gang leader, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, monastery, countryside, kidnapping, ship, starting over, old west, gory, going straight, confined, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 11K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, harsh ...
Plot: cowboy, journey, old west, embezzlement, criminal, outlaw, native americans, danger, racism, hostage, mine, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Massacre Time (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1866 New Mexico, Tom Corbett is a prospector who is called back to his hometown in Laramie Town, Texas at the bequest of a old family friend. Tom arrives in the town to see it under the control of a ruthless and greedy gangster named Jason Scott, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, old west, heroes, crushed hand, family relations, rivalry, deadly, good versus evil, strong violent content, violence spree, siblings relations, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 1K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, partners, rivalry, chases and races, buddies, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, investigation, crimes, tough heroes, warden, rivalry, family in danger, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, frontier, criminal, outlaw, native american, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, year 1865, victorian era ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Monaco
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, murder, vigilantism, heroes, on the run, saloon, fugitives, chases and races, rivalry, fighting the system, rebellion, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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