Movies like The Great Silence

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The Great Silence (1968)
 7.7
 16K
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: tense, atmospheric, bleak, macabre, brutal, enigmatic, depressing, breathtaking, epic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snow, winter, evil wins, small town, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), cowboy, death, greed, gunslinger, violence, female nudity, gunfight, new year, monster, killer, dark humor, loneliness, gang, civil war, depression, obsession, hotel, brutality, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: italy, utah

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Most similar movies to The Great Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, rivalry, gun, vengeance, violence, crimes and heroes mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Great Silence: Django (1966), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), Unforgiven (1992), Joe Kidd (1972), For a Few Dollars More (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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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: atmospheric, stylized, epic, allegory, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, civil war, gang, vengeance, cowboy, lone wolves, death, brutality, violence, desert, gunfight, loner ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
Place: tokyo, italy, mexico, latin america
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, visually appealing, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, mysterious character, cowboy, villain, vengeance, revenge, gang, death, gunfight, small town, desert, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.2
 413K
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: bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, redemption, old west, cowboy, sheriff, crimes, prostitute, small town, gunfight, hitman, morality ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 19K
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: affectionate, stylized, intense, light, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, cowboy, bounty hunter, mexican, manhunt, bandit, landowner, revolutionary, train, civil war, murder, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, california, new mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, bounty hunter, small town, gang, robbery, violence, warrior, heroes, sidekick, reward, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: texas, austin texas, spain, new mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 8K
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, murder, gunfight, mentor, old west, prison, native american, solitude, multiple storylines, fantasy world, one man army, tough guy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, tokyo, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 13K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, harsh, talky ...
Plot: journey, racism, cowboy, old west, desert, character study, embezzlement, loneliness, wilderness, crime gone awry, hitman, fighting the system ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 2K
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: affectionate, unusual plot structure, ironic, meditative, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, adventure, wilderness, friendship, hitman, gunfight, runaway, chase, revenge, farce, lone hero, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 19th century
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, brutal, harsh, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, civil war, cowboy, native americans, native american, murder, tough guy, bounty hunter, surrender, massacre, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, austin texas, usa, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
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: clever, scenic, bloody, stylized, talky ...
Plot: civil war, racism, murder, gunfight, violence, chase, bullying, brutality, revenge, cowboy, sacrifice, poetry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, california, arizona, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 40K
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, epic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, judge, hanging, u.s. marshal, guilt, justice, false accusation, death sentence, tough guy, ambush, tough cop, miscarriage of justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, card playing, violence, chase, family relations, justice, gambling, brutality, redemption, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 60s, 19th century ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 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: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, treasure hunt, old west, greed, american civil war, good versus evil, gunfight, cowboy, moral ambiguity, heroes, man with no name, desert ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, arizona, austin texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, investigation, murder, frame up, betrayal, old west, sheriff, fistfight, jail, cowboy, vengeance, criminal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 12K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: intense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, betrayal, vengeance, greed, bank robbery, stolen gold, going straight, haunted by the past, on the run, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, texas, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, stylized, epic, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, greed, vengeance, brutality, violence, gunfight, gang war, gold, sheriff, deal, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, italy, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, lyrical, cynical, tense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gunfight, manhunt, great dialogue, destiny, female nudity, violence, brutality, murder, death, crimes, bounty hunter, existentialism ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, usa, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 10K
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, vengeance, gold, caper, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, revenge, horse, jail, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, fairy tale, tense, intense, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, native american, comanche indian, desert, gunfight, small town, horse, gang, crimes, chase, adventure, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, louisiana, new jersey, new orleans, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: cynical, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy, scenic ...
Plot: prostitution, gambler, mining town, prostitute, snow, winter, small town, gambling, brothel, drug addiction, murder, death ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1890s, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, vancouver, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 1K
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, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: old west, female nudity, rape, revenge, bank, mexican, stagecoach robbery, investigation, gunslinger, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 13K
Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, talky, stylized, scenic, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, horse, motorcycle, gunfight, gang, old west, good versus evil, happy ending, car, ranch, culture clash, dog ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century, 19th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, california, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, greed, justice, murder, gang, gunfight, rape, criminal, vigilantism, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.0
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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: buddy movie, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, small town, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, catastrophe, mentor, finnish, fight scenes, fantasy world, lone hero, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sexy, melancholic, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse ranch, civil war, bounty hunter, hitman, gang, crimes, horse, brutality, train robbery, gunfight, greed, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: montana, california, canada, missouri, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 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, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, empire, heroes, one man army, murder, vigilantism, boy, child abuse, hitman, tough heroes, psychopath, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, harsh, brutal ...
Plot: aborigine, brutality, rape, gang, psychopath, vengeance, wilderness, twists and turns, violence, savagery, violent, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, heroes, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, mixed martial arts, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 85K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: disturbing, bloody, brutal, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, mexican revolution, on the run, heist, robbery, friendship, violent, bounty hunter, gangsters, civil war, chase ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, arizona, latin america, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, ambiguous ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, revenge, vengeance, small town, rescue, old west, one against many, crimes, racism, one man army, navajo indian, train ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%