Movies like Custer of the West

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Custer of the West (1967)
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Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, soldier, culture clash, american civil war, civil war, cowboy, historical event, conservative, heroes, military, battles, congress, tragic hero, war, politics, leadership, rivalry, society, americana, moral dilemma, military life, state affairs, tough heroes, horse, native american ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Custer of the West

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and exciting films with plots about battles, military, heroes, war, soldier, combat and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Custer of the West: The Crossing (2000), Shenandoah (1965), Gettysburg (1993), The Great Sioux Massacre (1965), Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, political ...
Plot: american revolution, military, war, george washington, heroes, battles, battlefield, against the odds, heroic mission, military life, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
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Shenandoah (1965)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is taken prisoner by the North the Civil War is forced upon him.
Style: tense, factual, poignant, affectionate, touching ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, anti war, interracial relations, bittersweet, war, father son relationship, american south, revolution, divorce, finnish, brothers ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, england, usa
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Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, intense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, war, battles, military, prejudice, soldier, heroic mission, civil rights, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
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100%
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. Fueled by ambition when a Senator Blaine (Don Haggerty) convinces him to run for President, Custer decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: soldier, old west, battles, heroes, state affairs, rebellion, against the rules, society, military, obsessive quest, culture clash, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: minnesota, north dakota, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as if anyone could), Houston led the military in Texas' rebellion against ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, battles, state affairs, rise to the top, folk hero, head of state, military, leadership, adventure, heroes, americana, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, austin texas
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53%
Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: thought provoking, epic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, genocide, battles, wilderness, soldier, against humanity, military, heroes, politics, weakness, state affairs, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: epic, factual, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, tank, nazi, heroic mission, campaign, epic battle, leadership, attack, u.s. military, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: belgium, spain, hawaii, germany, berlin germany ...
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42%
The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable love for his Northerner wife, Eveline McCord (Gwendolyn ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, romantic, saga
Plot: american civil war, battles, leadership, love affair, true love, wartime life, heroes, military, romance, love and romance, society, supportive spouse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, south carolina
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41%
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The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, factual, intense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, gunfight, wartime, justice, fight scenes, revolution, rivalry, heroic mission, civil war, american history ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, san antonio texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Young Winston (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, epic ...
Plot: soldier, parliament, rise to the top, ambition, politics, war, society, military, rise to power, imperialism, father son relationship, member of parliament ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s, victorian era, 19th century, year 1900 ...
Place: england, africa, south africa, europe, sudan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, heroic mission, isolation, revolution, war, state affairs, patriotism, mexican army, heroism, tough heroes, slave, last stand ...
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, austin texas, usa
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40%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, battlefield, soldier, war, battles, culture clash, foe turned friend, society, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Crazy Horse (1996)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, racism, old west, battle zone, americana, military life, life is a bitch, war, heroes, society, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: epic, realistic, inspirational, factual, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, battles, racism, slavery, freedom, prejudice, human spirit, military, heroic mission, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, south carolina, usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: rebellion, militant, betrayal, fighting the system, leadership, rebelliousness, military life, society, intrigue, military, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
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38%
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and ...
Style: factual, intense, breathtaking, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: native american, apache, indians, native americans, bounty hunter, civil war, betrayal, interracial romance, love story, unlikely friendships, wilderness, prejudice ...
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Colt (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, Rabb keeps the colt as a consolation in these desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, exciting
Plot: american civil war, soldier, civil war, colt, military life, horse, basic training, americana, daring rescue, military, friendship, heroism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, ancient rome, tragic hero, sword fight, battlefield, betrayal, battles, political unrest, war, rivalry, politics ...
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, factual, talky, serious ...
Plot: revolution, battles, political unrest, royal family, politics, king, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: imperialism, british empire, military, war, battles, war hero, british army, victory, army life, death, historical event, killing an animal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, sexy, serious, breathtaking, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, battles, sword fight, antiquity, soldier, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership ...
Time: ancient times, 60s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, egypt, europe
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Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, heroes, battles, military, society, leadership, rivalry, adventure, folk hero, state affairs, rebellion, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
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34%
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Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte, british army, battles, destiny, military life, politics, war, state affairs, military, royal family, political unrest ...
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Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, julius caesar, heroes, heroic mission, destiny, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary writer Ambrose Bierce was known to be brilliant, cantankerous and romantic in all his life's passions, and was revered as one of the top storytellers of the late 19th Century. In 1890, he presented his recently published collection of ...
Style: touching, melancholic, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: civil war, american civil war, battlefield, soldier, chase, military, spy, husband wife relationship, politician, combat, battles, war ...
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34%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british empire, politics, british army, anti war, british history, british soldier, visceral, battlefield, tragic hero, battles, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 60s, 70s
Place: russia, england, london, canada, europe ...
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Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 151 min.
Story: When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, war, ocean, state affairs, military, battles, civil war, soldier, leadership, heroic mission, sea, ship ...
Time: 17th century
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Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, rough, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, courage, freedom, war, warrior, tragic hero, idealism, battles, vengeance, leadership, legend, love story ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, united kingdom, europe ...
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: emperor, battles, heroes, knight, medieval, leadership, rivalry, state affairs, sword, war, siege, winter ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: milan italy, germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ancient history, antiquity, assassination, betrayal, ancient, julius caesar, roman, historical event, heroes, tragic hero, right hand man, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, europe
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