Movies like The Great Silence

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The Great Silence (1968)
 7.8
 12K
The Great Silence (1968)
Original name: Il grande silenzio
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mute gunslinger fights in the defense of a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow, against a group of ruthless bounty hunters.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, serious, realistic, sadistic, rough, suspenseful, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, greed, vengeance, lone wolves, hunger, anti hero, childhood trauma, sadness, rocky mountains, capitalist, repayment, mute or deaf, righting the wronged, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vigilantism, gunfight, chases and races, violence, secret hideout, storm ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy

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Most similar movies to The Great Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, murder, violence, vengeance, gunfight, revolver and crimes mostly in Western, Mystery and Action genres. Some movies like The Great Silence: Joe Kidd (1972), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), Django (1966), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Hang 'Em High (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 15K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, gunfighter, cowboy, anti heroes, chase, vengeance, gun violence, lone wolves, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, harmonica, small town, anti hero, tragic hero, good versus evil, massacre, duel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.3
 22K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, coffin, gang, good versus evil, old west, lone wolves, hitman, violence spree, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: witty, tense, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, track down, gunfight, piano, sidekick, beard, death, pot smoking, sombrero, right hand man, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 7.0
 31K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, widow, judge, lynching, marshal, small town, vengeance, death penalty, pardon, vigilantism, lone wolves, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang war, greed, drifter, gold, massacre, horse, sheriff, vengeance, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 47K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, small town, anti heroes, gunslinger, preacher, marshal, drifter, gold, horse, lone wolves, settler, blackmail ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.3
 549
Specialists (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bret Dixon (Johnny Hallyday) returns to his hometown when his brother is killed by a lynch mob.
Style: serious, twists and turns, bleak, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, old west, rivalry, gunslinger, gang, crimes, rape, bank, revenge, street shootout, female nudity, treasure ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolver, small town, crimes, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, lone wolves, vengeance, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
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: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the run, murder, fighting the system, buddies, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, vengeance, vigilantism, false accusation, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 7K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, native american, half breed, vengeance, one man army, investigation, old west, repayment, desert, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: exciting, epic, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, lone wolves, cons and scams, gold, good versus evil, outlaw, greed, gunfight, anti-hero, american civil war, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
And God Said to Cain (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An innocent man sentenced to ten years in prison for a crime he did not commit, is released from jail, promising to seek revenge on the guilty.
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crimes, old west, rivalry, clergy, betrayal, stalking, vengeance, false accusation, frame up, criminal heroes, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 1K
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 ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, murder, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gang, lone wolves, track down, vengeance, siblings relations, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, vengeance, civil war, murder, native american, tough heroes, arson, chief, war crime, cowboy, loss of son ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
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 ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, senator, bank, revenge, explosion, jail, bank robbery, outlaw, fistfight, cowboy, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar shootout, revenge, tough law enforcer, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, friendship, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, outlaw, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, old west, friendship, friends, partners, buddies, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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God Forgives... I Don't! (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this violent spaghetti western a murderous robber hijacks a payroll train, murders everyone aboard and then stashes his loot. A gunslinger learns about it and decides he wants the money for himself and so hatches an elaborate plot to get at it. ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, train, gun, fire, mule, blood, torture, faked death, gory, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 539
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, old west, criminal heroes, bank, gory, bounty hunter, battle zone, farm, buddies, fugitives, small town, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 4K
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: rough, serious, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, sawed off shotgun, gambling, lone wolves, chases and races, small town, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 405
Santee (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, just to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: rough, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: rancher, racism, vengeance, interracial relations, sheriff, extreme violence, murder, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: 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: stylized, cynical, bleak, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, vengeance, outlaw, gunslinger, dwarf, drifter, mayor, anti-hero, lone wolves, mysterious character, desperation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
 415
Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, bar, strong sexual content, old west, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, rivalry, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, revenge, hitman, vengeance, investigation, gambling, kidnapping, vigilantism, lone wolves, sibling relationship, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 991
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, old west, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, revenge, murder, street shootout, gunfighter
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, desert, explosion, murder, gambling, gatling gun, horse chase, bar shootout, gunslinger, gunfighter, fistfight, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Four of the Apocalypse (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: mining town, revenge, prostitute, pregnancy, gory, psychopath, danger, old west, rivalry, desert, lone wolves, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. Django casts off his habit and digs up his machine gun to practice a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, one man army, lone wolves, gory, countryside, ship, old west, daring rescue, kidnapping, righting the wronged, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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