Movies like Dollar for the Dead

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Dollar for the Dead (1998)
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Dollar for the Dead (1998)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this tribute to the old time spaghetti westerns with a liberal dose of modern Hong Kong film-making thrown in, Emilio Estevez assumes Clint Eastwood's "man with no name" role. Estevez plays a super-quick gunman on the run from a rancher (Long) and his men out to kill him for killing his son. The gunman gets mixed up with a former Confederate soldier (William Forsythe) who has knowledge of hidden gold. The only trouble is he is also pursued by Union soldiers. When they free a man (Ed Lauter) with part of the map to the gold, they then are also pursued by Spanish soldiers. It all leads to a small Mexican town terrorized by soldiers and led a by a good priest (Joaquim De Almeida) who also has knowledge of the gold.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: old west, crimes, hitman, treasure hunt, heroes, friends, soldier, clergy, bounty hunter, danger, chases and races, escapades, criminal heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, wooing, prison escape, sex scene, church, coach, gunslinger, chase, drifter, gunfight, whiskey ...
Time: 19th century

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Most similar movies to Dollar for the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, old west, gunfight and lone wolves mostly in Western, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dollar for the Dead: The Far Side of Jericho (2006), Blindman (1971), Dynamite Jim (1966), 6 Guns (2010), The Bounty Killer (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vigilantism, treasure hunt, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, adventure, chase, danger, partners, old west, bank robbery, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
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95%
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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: rough, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mail order bride, escapades, obsessive quest, crimes, danger, rivalry, bounty hunter, dishonesty, partners, heroes, chases and races, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Dynamite Jim (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during the American Civil War
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, adventure, partners, gang, lone wolves, dishonesty, heroes, danger, crimes, cons and scams, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.2
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, murder, danger, heroes, chases and races, strong female presence, rape ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, rivalry, relationship vs career, track down, starting over, tough heroes, crimes, misfit, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, escapades, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, manhunt, fugitives, love triangle, old west, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, battles, gory, righting the wronged, farm, social relations, on the run, friends, tough heroes, hitman, heist, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, small town, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While roaming the wild plains on a quest to find a cache of hidden riches, sharp-shooting bounty hunter Butch (John Elliott) and his outlaw companions come across a deadly gang with supernatural powers in this stylized Western. As the hunt for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, gang, rivalry, plague, deadly, chases and races, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, deadly, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, gambling, murder, saloon, desert, gunfight, explosion, fistfight, gunslinger, gunfighter, gatling gun ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 248
Fort Utah (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: gunfight, fort, wagon train, rivalry, escapades, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, siege, repeating rifle ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, friends, gambling, treasure hunt, heist, vigilantism, on the road, curses spells and rituals, small town, prison life, vengeance, stash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Posse (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: interracial relations, gunfight, desert, treasure hunt, old west, racism, vengeance, infantrymen, on the run, heroes, chases and races, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, track down, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Coffin Full of Dollars (1971)
Genre: Western, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: There's a frontier feud on the border of Mexico. Outlaw Hagen's brothers have been killed by Nevada's Kid's family.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: feud, mexican border, old west, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, deadly, escapades, crimes, gang, danger, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, injustice, lone wolves, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, heroes, leadership, political conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, vigilantism, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, mistaken identity, uninhibited rivalry, desert, hitman, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 488
Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hitman, cattle, uninhibited rivalry, old west, rivalry, state affairs, heroes, chases and races, crimes, wiretap, death of loved one, saloon ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, partners, chases and races, deadly, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deadwood '76 (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young drifter is mistaken for Billy the Kid. The concequences prove deadly.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, chases and races, prostitute, crimes, gang, fugitives, rescue, lone wolves, good versus evil, escapades, society, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, criminal, fur trapper, siblings relations, vigilantism, frame up, on the run, gangsters, vengeance, heist, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two men on a desperate search to save a woman only one of them could have!
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, captive, missing person, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, military, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, criminal heroes, murderous pair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.2
 770
Trigger Fast (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A feisty woman struggles to keep her ranch from being stolen by a greedy and unscrupulous land-baron named Malick. A trio of young men comes to her aid Dusty Fog, the "Kid," and Miguel. They are later joined by a fourth man named Mark, who ...
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunslinger, ranch, sheriff, strong female presence, anti hero, against the odds, woman in danger, escapades, master villain, injustice, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 525
Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, cowboy, six shooter, gang, crimes, fugitives, save the day, on the run, escapades, chases and races, witnessing a crime, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: small town, poker, rattlesnake, saloon, ambush, whiskey, duel, fishing, native american, marshal, haunted by the past, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 425
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, family relations, farm, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, orphan, tough heroes, lone wolves, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, soldier, bounty hunter, criminal, outlaw, tough heroes, buddies, betrayal, danger, lone wolves, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 2K
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, graphic violence, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes, escapades, heroes, gang, chases and races, territory, arizona territory, big breasts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%