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The Deadly Companions (1961)
 6.1
 2K
The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, revenge, grief, death of child, little boy, apache territory, civil war, escort, chase, funeral, adventure, ghost, heroes, soldier, crimes, rescue, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, redemption, on the run, wilderness, lone wolves, track down, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, rivalry, crimes, native american, gunfight, escapades and adventure mostly in Western, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like The Deadly Companions: The Missing (2003), The Stalking Moon (1968), The Mountain Men (1980), Ulzana's Raid (1972), The Rare Breed (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: suspense, intense, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, father daughter relationship, cowboy, rescue, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, native american, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, arizona
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The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache territory, escapades, rescue, old west, heroes, track down, interracial relations, left to die, tough heroes, farm, native american, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, native american, nature, vigilantism, battles, heroes, wilderness, mountain, animal life, moon, tough heroes, aging ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ulzana's Raid (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is ...
Style: brutal, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, racism, apache, cavalry, native american, massacre, cowboy, fort, bondage, apache tribe, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Rare Breed (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and her daughter Hilary are left to carry out his dream: the introduction of Hereford cattle into the American West. They enlist Sam "Bulldog" Burnett in their efforts to transport ...
Style: funny, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: vigilantism, bull, cattle, redemption, heroes, forbidden love, on the road, against the odds, americana, cons and scams, fish out of water, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: austin texas, texas, england, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, adventure, escapades, old west, desert, murder, chase, hunt down ...
Time: 19th century
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45%
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Blueberry (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: UK, France, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain ...
Style: psychedelic, suspense, psychological, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, gunfight, vengeance, rivalry, gold mine, female nudity, native american, adventure, desert, crimes, escapades, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
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Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, survival, rescue, opposites attract, gunfight, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, adventurer, rivalry, culture clash, hostage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, prison, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, redemption, escapades, track down, chase, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Amongst Vultures (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frontier Hellcat was the fourth in a series of 1960s European westerns based on Karl May's "Winnetou" character. Stewart Granger takes over from Lex Barker in the leading "Anglo"-role of the mysterious maverick who wanders ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Plot: native american, equestrian, woman with a gun, apache tribe, escapades, rivalry, gang, gangsters, heroes, music band, adventure, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: native american, smallpox, kidnapping, hostage, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, opposites attract, rescue, escapades, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Last of the Dogmen (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american tribe, mountain, native american reservation, native american, dog, survival, bounty hunter, mountain man, forest, police officer, small town, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, light ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, chase, gang, gold, desert, map, greed, indians, marshal, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, arizona, california, colorado, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 6K
Chato's Land (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A posse pursues Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) a mestizo indian after he killed a US marshal in self-defense. As they get deeper into Indian territory, just who is hunting who.
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, native american, attempted rape, gang rape, female nudity, apache territory, rape, jungle, redneck, rape and revenge, snake, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, new mexico, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
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Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: funny, exciting, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, ambush, bandit, cowboy, male nudity, criminal, empire, heist, soldier, bounty hunter, ranch, apache tribe ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, battles, soldier, apache tribe, tough heroes, arms dealing, war, military, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Five Bloody Graves (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone gunman hunts the fearsome Apache Satago across the plains of the Wild West. When Satago's marauders ambush a stagecoach, the gunman rides to the rescue of the trapped passengers and helps them in their last stand against the deadly ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychotronic, allegory
Plot: civil war, scalping, rape, revenge, native american, knife fight, hitman, train, against the odds, desert, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 8K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, military, raid, village, rescue, soldier, heroes, civil war, leadership, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, austin texas, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, track down, rivalry, heroes, crimes, kidnapping, vigilantism, criminal heroes, manhunt, hitman, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: sexy, buddy movie, affectionate, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, native american, comanche indian, desert, gunfight, small town, horse, texas ranger, gambler, gang, crimes, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century
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Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, civil war, ranger, heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, lovers on the run, lone wolves, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, bounty hunter, dominant woman, on the road, mysterious character, vengeance, wilderness, gunslinger, adventure, promise, woman with a gun, escort ...
Place: usa, utah
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37%
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Savage Sam (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, disney, coming of age, kidnapping, wilderness, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, child in peril, rescue mission, dog actor, native american, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: 80s
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36%
Cry Blood, Apache (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Telling the story of his early life in flashback, a former prospector (Joel McCrea, with flashback sequences featuring son Jody) explains his brutal massacre of a tribe of Indians. The only survivor (Marie Gahua) agrees to lead him to a secret gold ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Plot: native american, apache, good versus evil, heroes, apache tribe, snake, rescue, rivalry, opposites attract, investigation, crimes, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: native american, buffalo, gunfight, animal attack, nightmare, bow and arrow, empire, killer animal, hunter, giant monster, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Valley of Death (1968)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mabel Kingsley arrives at a western town to clear her missing father of the charge that he stole a shipment of government gold. A frontiersman known as "Shatterhand" agrees to guide her in a search for the gold and for major Kingsley. They ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gold, native american, lieutenant, gang, settler, social relations, tough heroes, americana, old west, false accusation, small town life, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, murder, partners, crimes, old west, sheriff, countryside, empire, farm, reputation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: psychotronic, realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elvis presley, gunfight, frame up, heroes, gang, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, heist, self discovery, on the run ...
Time: 60s, victorian era
Place: arizona, mexico, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: stylized, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, mentor, murder, gunfight, prison, one man army, old west, native american, tough guy, one against many, death of father, solitude ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, tokyo, texas, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%