Movies like The Great Silence

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The Great Silence (1968)
 7.7
 14K
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, contemplative, sadistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilantism, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, self defense, saloon, greed, death, crimes, storm, mute or deaf, chases and races, strong violent content, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, secret hideout, merciless, orchestral, righting the wronged, vengeance, burglar, hunger ...
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 realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, heroes, crimes, gunfight, gun, revolver and violence mostly in Western and Action genres. Some movies like The Great Silence: Django (1966), Specialists (1969), Joe Kidd (1972), The Return of Sabata (1971), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, orchestral, sexual content, strong violent content, serial murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
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95%
 6.3
 910
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: gloomy, rough, offbeat, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: old west, gang, rivalry, crimes, orchestral, vengeance, gunslinger, bank, bathtub, mexican border, street shootout, mexican ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.5
 17K
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, gunfighter, cowboy, chase, gangsters, destiny, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, lone wolves, revolver, male female relationship, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, small town, villain, death, greed, warrior ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Monaco
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, vigilantism, heroes, on the run, saloon, fighting crime, dishonesty, buddies, society, chases and races, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, jail, martial arts, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, one man army, heroes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, clergy, tough heroes, hitman, psychopath, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, duel, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, gunfight, sidekick, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, el paso texas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, gunfight, western town, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, manhunt, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, cowboy, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, card playing, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 514
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, fugitives, dishonesty, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, small town, revenge, native american, crimes, tough heroes, injustice, against the odds, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 5K
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 ⇓
67%
 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: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, family in danger, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, buddies, partners, rivalry, friends, old west ...
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: 97 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, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, train, faked death, torture, fire, gun, heist, abduction, mule, chases and races, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
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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: suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, bounty hunter, vengeance, murder, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, crimes, heroes, deadly, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, criminal heroes, heist, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, disorder, tough heroes, vigilantism, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, monastery, gory, abduction, child in peril, righting the wronged, battleship, tough heroes, going straight, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 742
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 ⇓
64%
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 4.2
 1K
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 ⇓
63%
 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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, crimes, master warrior, dishonesty, life is a bitch, tough heroes, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
 5.7
 2K
Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, heroes, gang, gunfight, gun, going straight, lone wolves, chase, heist, vengeance, vigilantism, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, victorian
Place: sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this unusual spaghetti western departure for exploitation filmmaker Paolo Cavara (La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero), two friends help Sam Houston work for Texas statehood. Johnny Ears (Franco Nero) and his deaf-mute sidekick Erastus "Deaf" ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroes, prostitute, hitman, disability, stash, tough law enforcer, buddies, gang, chases and races, lone wolves, mute or deaf ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
10,000 Dollars for a Massacre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Django is hunting the bandit Manuel, because there's a price on his head. But when he meets Manuel, he joins his gang instead for a robbery.
Style: stylized, rough, cynical, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, gold, outlaw, poker, criminal, saloon, kidnapping, vengeance, old west, confined, orchestral ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, family life, wilderness, gangsters, mysterious character, danger, heroes, poetic justice, irony of fate, justice, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%