Movies like Fort Courageous

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Fort Courageous (1965)
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Fort Courageous (1965)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this western, a cavalry sergeant is wrongly court-martialed. To reclaim his good name, he takes over a patrol that just lost its leader in an Indian attack. He leads the regiment to Fort Courageous, but is appalled to discover that the Indians attacked and massacred all but one of its inhabitants. The hardy little group must now fight the renegades on their own. The ex-sergeant plans a brilliant strategy that culminates in winning the Indian's respect. They leave the fort alone and peace is restored.
Plot: native american, son, violence, desert, torture, u.s. army, soldier, savage, mother, father, doctor, apache, scout, whiskey, captive, father son relationship, murder, daughter, siege, mother daughter relationship, commander, bigotry, renegade, raid, indian chief ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, utah

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Most similar movies to Fort Courageous

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about native american, gunfight, arizona territory, apache, gun, horse and old west mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Fort Courageous: Convict Stage (1965), Land Raiders (1970), Mr. Horn (1979), A Distant Trumpet (1964), Apache Rifles (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, prison, held at gunpoint, rivalry, partners, gangsters, danger, crimes, heroes, chases and races, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa, yuma arizona
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95%
 5.3
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Land Raiders (1970)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, raid, massacre, deadly, vengeance, heist, racism, battles, righting the wronged, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.6
 142
Mr. Horn (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.
Plot: street shootout, arrest, repeating rifle, violence, historic figure, native american attack, scout, native american, trial, tough guy, army, murder ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Distant Trumpet (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: cave, battles, soldier, fort, u.s. cavalry, society, military, military life, americana, interracial relations, battle zone, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.1
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Apache Rifles (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young cavalry officer is assigned the job of bringing in a band of Apaches who have been terrorizing the countryside.
Plot: gold, miner, wound, battle, racial prejudice, tied up, u.s. cavalry, infirmary, drunkenness, apache tribe, rifle, interracial ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, escapades, rescue, tough heroes, farm, left to die, danger, heroes, track down, interracial relations, kidnapping, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, old west, pregnancy, heroes, prostitute, stagecoach, americana, heist, country, on the road, gambling, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. However another man is dead, Will Donovan, from whom he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, frame up, investigation, deception, vigilantism, old west, moral dilemma, redemption, false accusation, gambling, law enforcement, bar ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.4
 477
Geronimo (1993)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the greatest Native American warrior who, together with the rest of his Apache tribesmen, defied American and Mexican Armies in 1867. Finally caught and sent to a reservation camp, he eluded a military force of 5000 for 18 months before ...
Plot: apache, carbine, battles, infantry, pistol, river battle, knife, u.s. cavalry, historical figure, war crime, heroes, cavalry saber ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Devil's Backbone (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cavalry officer finds his woman tortured by the Apaches and blames the Army for not properly protecting the outpost, so becomes a deserter and an avenger, stalking and killing Indians without warning.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, native american attack, society, heroes, rivalry, crimes, danger, hopes, opposites attract, military, against the odds, vengeance ...
Place: europe, italy, mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, crimes, heroes, chases and races, escapades, rescue, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 77K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: tense, rough, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: native american, native american reservation, indian chief, bigotry, hate, reconciliation, hostility, death, widow, violence, travel, trip ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new mexico, usa, colorado, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 34K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: native american, old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, criminal, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jonathan of the Bears (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy witnesses his parents' murder. Later, as he grows up, he befriends a bear in the wilderness and the chief of a local Indian tribe, and he stays with the Indians, but makes an enemy of the chief's son. As he enters adulthood he ...
Plot: native american, revenge, bear, bear trap, bear attack
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Red, White, and Black (1970)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told by a U.S. Army colonel and his wife, this vintage Western set in post-Civil War Texas chronicles the exploits of the all-black 10th cavalry regiment, which was formed in 1871. Cesar Romero plays the unit's commander.
Plot: battles, cavalry saber, battle, apache, native american, indian war, u.s. cavalry, african american, sword, violence, cavalry, native american attack
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48%
Cheyenne Warrior (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An interracial love story, set in the turbulent wild west, stirs up tensions between the Indians and the settlers.
Plot: native american white relationships, death, tied to a bed, warrior, gunshot, native american, pregnancy, interracial romance, wound, warning, dead husband, trading post ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, battles, army, dictator, criminal heroes, partners, gang, escapades, heroes, politics, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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White Apache (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film is based on a true story of an Irish baby brought up by the Colorado Apaches. When a group of outlaws attack and destroy a wagon train, the only survivor gives birth to a baby, whom the Indian chief, White Bear brings up as his son and ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: native american white relationships, native american, adopted son, horse, interracial relations, indian chief, blond, racial prejudice, squaw, rider horse relationship, hung by wrists, stockholm syndrome ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting
Plot: revenge, killer, murder, cowboy, violence, fistfight, street shootout, dog, tough guy, one against many, civil war, left for dead ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
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42%
Apache Uprising (1965)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, criminal, outlaw, stagecoach, tough heroes, hitman, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, chases and races, false accusation, americana ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Trackers (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A rancher comes home and finds that his son has been murdered and his daughter kidnapped by a bandit gang. He hires a professional tracker with a reputation for finding his quarry to help him find the gang and rescue his daughter.
Style: realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: kidnapping, confined, deadly, family problems, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, murder, death in the family, missing person, investigation, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hondo and the Apaches (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two episodes from the TV series "Hondo" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: native american, cowboy, old west, saddle, cowboy hat, dog, horse, revolver, cowboy and outlaw, cowboy boots, gunfight, torture ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Apache Blood (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a massacre of an Indian village by the U.S army, a survivor, Yellow shirt (Ray Danton) goes after them for revenge. His journey becomes a deadly adventure. His life will be threatened by the hostility of the desert, snakes, hallucinations and ...
Plot: bear attack, old west, on the run, injury, indian war, creek, left for dead, apache, bandana, territory, horse, u.s. cavalry ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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Apache Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tommy is an innocent cavalry officer who falls in love with a beautiful Apache woman after rescuing her from a nasty gun smuggler named Honest Jeremy. When Jeremy and his gang find Tommy, gruesome violence ensues.
Plot: gang, apache, love, cavalry, native american, violence, tied to a tree, tied up, shot in the back, greed, rescue, nipples ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Gatling Gun (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Doctor Gatling invented a war machine to beat all arrows, and guns.
Style: epic, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: righting the wronged, old west, military, soldier, rivalry, adventure, heroes, escapades, society, priest, corporal, women fight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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Day of Anger (1967)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lee Van Cleef stars as Talby, a sadistic gunfighter who rides into town and takes on a young outcast as his apprentice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, arson, stagecoach, dance hall, burning building, old west, orchestral, power relations, vengeance, teaching the ways of the world, graphic violence, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Will Fight No More Forever (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pursued by 2,000 US soldiers and cavalry, Chief Joseph leads his tribe of 800 Nez Perce on a 1,700 mile journey across the West and towards Canada. Based on the true story of the westward expansion of the United States and the military force used to ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, indian chief, historical figure, reservation, escape, native american reservation, government, starvation
Time: 1870s
Place: america, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Custer (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer has been reinstated and assigned to command the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hays. The regiment has become a ragtag outfit of thieves and ruffians and Custer must whip the soldiers into shape to fight, the Kiowa, ...
Plot: escape, spear throwing, war hero, legendary hero, rescue, sword fight, uncle niece relationship, indian chief, knife, cash, gunrunner, captain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Last Stand at Saber River (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As America recovers from the Civil War, one man tries to put the pieces of his life back together but finds himself fighting a new battle on the frontier. Cable is an embittered Confederate soldier who returns from the war to reclaim his Arizona ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: american civil war, battles, confederate soldier, territory, hopes, adventure, military, heroes, politics, rivalry, soldier, moral dilemma ...
Time: year 1865
Place: arizona, usa, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%