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Death Rides a Horse (1967)
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Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Original name: Da uomo a uomo
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 of him by a gang, sets out 15 years later to exact revenge. On his journey, he finds himself continually sparring and occasionally cooperating with Ryan, a gunfighter on his own quest for vengeance, who knows more than he says about Bill's tragedy. The film has lapsed into public domain.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, surprise ending, biting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, vengeance, old west, betrayal, bank robbery, criminal, outlaw, martial arts, sheriff, jail, fistfight, crimes, bounty hunter, law enforcement, heroes, friendship, track down, one man army, dishonesty, criminal heroes, folk hero, criminal's revenge, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, crimes, gunfight, heroes, gun, violence and chases and races mostly in Western and Action genres. Some movies like Death Rides a Horse: For a Few Dollars More (1965), God's Gun (1976), Sabata (1969), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), The Return of Sabata (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, yuma arizona, mexico ...
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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 ...
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Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
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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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, small town, anti hero, old west, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
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The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brothers in Arms (2005)
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful
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Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
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6 Guns (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: Italy, Spain
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Country: Italy, Spain
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Blindman (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
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