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The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
 6.1
 2K
The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lord John Morgan has returned to civilized life in England, but finds he has nothing but disdain for that life. Yearning to embrace the simplicity of the American West-and the Yellow Hands Sioux tribe he left behind, Morgan returns to the tribe's land only to discover that they've been decimated by ruthless, government-backed fur traders. They must regain their land, led by Horse.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, unusual plot structure, light, melancholic, harsh, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, sioux tribe, adventure, culture clash, redemption, heroes, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, danger, society, curses spells and rituals, escapades, wilderness, lone wolves, rescue, tough heroes, conflict, rite of passage, horse, gunfight, native americans, native american, slavery ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california

Most similar movies to The Return of a Man Called Horse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, gunfight, violence, rivalry, old west, horse and murder mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Return of a Man Called Horse: A Man Called Horse (1970), Dances with Wolves (1990), Man in the Wilderness (1971), Meek's Cutoff (2010), True Grit (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, injustice, manhood, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: saga, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: native american, family relations, interracial relations, sioux tribe, society, heroes, escapades, tough heroes, injustice, leadership, hopes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, culture clash, self discovery, tribe, american civil war, friendship, courage, warrior, officer, redemption, civil war, lifestyle change ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s, 70s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, native american, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, violence ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 12K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, danger, escapades, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 305K
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 ⇓
29%
The Master Gunfighter (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Don Santiago (Richard Angarola) is a vicious man who helps provoke an Indian massacre that will allow him to steal the Indians' land and claim it as his own. However, his son-in-law, Finley (Tom Laughlin), is an expert hand with both guns and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, martial arts, one man army, master warrior, gunfight, outlaw gang, samurai sword, small western town, escapades, rivalry, criminal heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 1800s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 2.4
 970
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, good versus evil, gang, vigilantism, dishonesty, heroes, vengeance, crimes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, torture, society, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 30K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, revenge, native american, human nature, mental illness, obsessive quest, partners, unlikely partners, anti heroes, anti hero, lifesaver, cross country ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 24K
El Dorado (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: racism, old west, adventure, culture clash, heroes, fall in love, society, fish out of water, tough heroes, danger, injustice, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, outlaw, criminal, friendship, adventure, wilderness, partners, rivalry, chases and races, buddies, friends, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: native americans, wilderness, survival, adventure, rocky mountains, native, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, against the odds, adventure, obnoxious boss, rivalry, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, outlaw, gunfight, criminal, righting the wronged, social relations, old west, culture clash, redemption, village, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 5K
Keoma (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make matters worse, Keoma's three half-brothers have joined ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, siblings relations, graphic violence, rivalry, dishonesty, gang, escapades, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, orchestral ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 34K
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, old west, small town, judge, lynching, marshal, widow, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, vigilantism, frontier, frontier justice, mountain, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, homecoming, culture clash, society, life is a bitch, military, injustice, americana, journey, fort ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hanging, psychopath, vigilantism, bounty hunter, train robbery, gang, crimes, adventure, on the run, partners, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, quarry, 1880s, 70s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 685K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, lone hero, violence, snow, native americans, old west, grizzly bear, bear attack, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, pacifist, revenge, bank robbery, gory, anti war, bank, heist, vengeance, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, tough heroes, injustice, against the odds, survival, rescue, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
 8.2
 368K
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, captivating ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, revenge, vengeance, gunfight, redemption, regret, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, murder, injustice, crimes, lone wolves, price of justice, false accusation, animal life, righting the wronged, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, partners, society, criminal heroes, heroes, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 498
The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, good versus evil, life is a bitch, sexual content, profanity, righting the wronged, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%