Movies like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
 8.9
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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: exciting, epic, tense, rough, suspense, brutal, scenic, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, lone wolves, cons and scams, gold, good versus evil, outlaw, greed, gunfight, anti-hero, american civil war, heroes, army, cowboy, violence, desert, betrayal, moral ambiguity, vengeance, escapades, twists & turns, civil war, music, culture clash, beautiful scenery ...
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, gunfight, heroes, rivalry, street shootout, crimes and murder mostly in Western, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Django Unchained (2012), The Return of Sabata (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: 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, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang war, greed, drifter, gold, massacre, horse, sheriff, vengeance, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, epic, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, harmonica, small town, anti hero, tragic hero, good versus evil, massacre, duel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ 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: witty, tense, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, track down, gunfight, piano, sidekick, beard, death, pot smoking, sombrero, right hand man, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, vengeance, society, rescue, friendship, one against many, african american, odd couple, gory ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolver, small town, crimes, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, lone wolves, vengeance, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, vengeance, civil war, murder, native american, tough heroes, arson, chief, war crime, cowboy, loss of son ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, senator, bank, revenge, explosion, jail, bank robbery, outlaw, fistfight, cowboy, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 31K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, widow, judge, lynching, marshal, small town, vengeance, death penalty, pardon, vigilantism, lone wolves, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 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: rough, serious, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, sawed off shotgun, gambling, lone wolves, chases and races, small town, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 47K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: 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: atmospheric, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, small town, anti heroes, gunslinger, preacher, marshal, drifter, gold, horse, lone wolves, settler, blackmail ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, gunfighter, cowboy, anti heroes, chase, vengeance, gun violence, lone wolves, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspense, captivating, dark humor, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, dialogue, blizzard, stagecoach, brutality, hitman, greed, blood, murder, gunfight, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: 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: stylized, cynical, bleak, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, vengeance, outlaw, gunslinger, dwarf, drifter, mayor, anti-hero, lone wolves, mysterious character, desperation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 336K
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: bleak, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, regret, redemption, revenge, vengeance, reputation, prostitute, mutilation, small town, one last job, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, escapades, horse, kiss, gunfight, ferry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, murder, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gang, lone wolves, track down, vengeance, siblings relations, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, desert, explosion, murder, gambling, gatling gun, horse chase, bar shootout, gunslinger, gunfighter, fistfight, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a stagecoach is robbed and the passengers murdered, a long and tangled series of surprise attacks a murderous double-crosses leaves the coach's strongbox in the hands of the killer Lasky. It is up to the legendary hero Sartana to track ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stagecoach, betrayal, anti heroes, mysterious character, old west, track down, treasure hunt, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, revenge, hitman, vengeance, investigation, gambling, kidnapping, vigilantism, lone wolves, sibling relationship, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, manhunt, mexican, maverick, waterhole, mormon, chase, old west, chases and races, false accusation, murder, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gold, heist, ranch, street shootout, violence, adventure, criminal heroes, vengeance, buddies, horse, criminal's revenge ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 983
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, old west, gunslinger, heroes, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, lone wolves, betrayal, obsessive quest, rescue, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, small town, native american, anti heroes, gory, old west, lone wolves, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.2
 47
Dynamite Jim (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during the American Civil War
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Plot: adventure, lone wolves, american civil war, treasure hunt, tough heroes, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, gang, betrayal, cons and scams, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: native american, settler, outlaw, river, frontier, adventure, small town, family, wilderness, attempted murder, gold, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James Garner is Luther Sledge, the leader of a pack of rebels who are planning to steal a stash of gold. But after the thieves actually manage to get away with the bounty, they soon discover that the enemy lies within their midst. As they begin to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, on the road, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, small town, criminal's revenge, fugitives, lone wolves, betrayal, chase, on the run, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mine, arizona
⇓ 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, fighting the system, buddies, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, vengeance, vigilantism, false accusation, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, outlaw, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, old west, friendship, friends, partners, buddies, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, ambush, gold, stolen gold, going straight, pregnancy, vengeance, on the run, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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