Movies like Hombre

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Hombre (1967)
 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, intense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: journey, racism, cowboy, old west, desert, character study, embezzlement, loneliness, hitman, criminal, fighting the system, wilderness, crime gone awry, native americans, stranded, gunfight, gang, betrayal, stagecoach, twists and turns, beautiful scenery, native american, death, greed, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona

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Most similar movies to Hombre

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, harsh, serious and tense films with plots about runaway, gunfight, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and moral ambiguity mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Hombre: Valdez Is Coming (1971), Joe Kidd (1972), Big Jake (1971), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), The Comancheros (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
71%
 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 ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
57%
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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 ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: exciting, intense, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: civil war, wilderness, family, adventure, old west, gold, native american, criminal, small town, attempted murder, american civil war, survival ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1865, 1830s, 1860s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 22K
Hud (1963)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, rancher, redemption, ranch, generation gap, americana, human nature, parents and children, family life, rodeo cowboy, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, california, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, meditative ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lawyer, politics, small town, cowboy, criminal, old west, justice, robbery, senator, success, society, friend ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, talky, brutal, breathtaking, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, kidnapping, military, chase, colonel, cattle, irish, cowboy, torture, weapons, wine ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: virginia, texas, ireland, vienna, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Great Silence (1968)
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, bleak, atmospheric, epic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snow, winter, evil wins, small town, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), cowboy, death, greed, gunslinger, female nudity, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: italy, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 15K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: harsh, captivating, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, desert, vengeance, cattle, gunfight, adventure, rancher, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
 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 ⇓
42%
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intense movies
4912
wilderness movies
1302
 7.6
 25K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gunfight, widow, self defense, small town, haunted by the past, cancer, crimes, retirement, life is a bitch, against the odds, human nature, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, california, el paso texas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, affectionate, funny ...
Plot: native american, satire, politics, culture clash, old west, usa president, obsession, dark hero, surveillance, irreverent, loneliness, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 313K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, bandit, sheriff, showdown, heroic mission, race against time, righting the wronged, death of protagonist, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
 6.8
 10K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: harsh, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, old west, betrayal, cattle, justice, gunfight, aging, elderly, crimes, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 80s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, california, usa, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.6
 340K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, factual, harsh, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, outlaw gang, gunfight, bank robbery, civil war, visceral, moral ambiguity, sibling relationship, destiny, crimes, family relations, bounty hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: missouri, texas, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: intense, suspense, scenic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: native american, horse, native americans, adventure, ritual, captivity, lifestyle, survival, injustice, manhood, interracial relations, indians ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1820s
Place: usa, california, india, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 15K
Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: funny, melancholic, talky, harsh, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, redemption, justice, adventure, twists and turns, culture clash, ranch, hitman, rescue, old west, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 653
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 ⇓
35%
 6.7
 13K
Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: harsh, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, betrayal, civil war, revenge, gunfight, justice, colonel, redemption, brutality, unlikely friendships, old west ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, ireland, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%