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: bleak, tense, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sadistic, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, vengeance, greed, crimes, storm, mute or deaf, vigilantism, chases and races, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, secret hideout, merciless, righting the wronged, hunger, anti hero, childhood trauma, sadness, rocky mountains, capitalist, repayment, gunfight ...
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, suspenseful and rough films with plots about rivalry, crimes, gunfight, vengeance, pistol, heroes and revolver mostly in Western and Action genres. Some movies like The Great Silence: A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Joe Kidd (1972), Hang 'Em High (1968), Django (1966), The Return of Sabata (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, new mexico, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, pardon, small town, lynching, marshal, judge, widow, vengeance, vigilantism, death penalty, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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, atmospheric, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, coffin, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, tough heroes, chaos, old west, rivalry, killing off one by one, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revolver, vengeance, good versus evil, social relations, gambling, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, crimes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: tense, stylized, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, warrior, old west, gunfight, track down, suicide, rivalry, insanity, small town, reward, gang, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: epic, tense, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, mysterious character, warrior, tragic hero, death, sheriff, good versus evil, hanging, duel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, on the run, vigilantism, vengeance, false accusation, fighting the system, heroes, fighting crime, frame up, gang, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 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: offbeat, gloomy, rough, stylized, serious ...
Plot: crimes, old west, gang, rivalry, vengeance, gunslinger, u.s. mexico border, mexican border, investigation, mexican, bank, treasure ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, small town, violence, horse, drifter, gold, marshal, preacher, anti heroes, civil war, right and wrong, crimes ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, gang, manhunt, friendship, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, danger, twins, hitman, deadly, leadership, heroes, criminal's revenge, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, righting the wronged, track down, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, fugitives, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, native american, half breed, vengeance, friendship, family problems, family in danger, crimes, interracial relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ 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: rough, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, betrayal, clergy, self defense, pardon, deadly, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, vengeance, murder, revenge, war crime, cowboy, massacre, horse, chief, arson, loss of son ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, frame up, jail, sheriff, martial arts, bank, revenge, explosion, shaving, bank robbery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, bank, small town, on the run, good versus evil, tough heroes, friends, partners, buddies, gory, small town life, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: tense, exciting, epic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, lone wolves, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, greed, gunfight, army, outlaw, cowboy, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, train, faked death, gun, fire, mule, blood, torture, dishonesty, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, wrestling, bounty hunter, heroes, folk hero, dishonesty, on the run, village life, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gambling, sawed off shotgun, partners, heroes, tough heroes, friends, dishonesty, good versus evil, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, chases and races, rivalry, old west, friends, buddies, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, vengeance, on the run, vigilantism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: sexy, sexual, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, rivalry, bar, heroes, strong sexual content, deadly, old west, crimes, lone wolves, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Quick and the Dead (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel (Tom Conti and Kate Capshaw), newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian (Sam Elliot) is the only hope.From the book by famed Western author ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, wilderness, family life, danger, gangsters, mysterious character, justice, poetic justice, social relations, heroes, punched in the face ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: clever, suspenseful, serious, rough, cynical ...
Plot: racism, rancher, vengeance, murder, lone wolves, crimes, interracial relations, self defense, captivity, society, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, old west, heroes, vengeance, gunfighter, street shootout, murder, revenge
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, hitman, revenge, gambling, investigation, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, family life, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, against the odds, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%