Movies like Invitation to a Gunfighter

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Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
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Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Confederate soldier Matt Weaver returns to town after the Civil War, he finds that his home has been sold by town boss Sam Brewster. Brewster hires gunfighter Jules Gaspard d'Estaing to deal with Weaver, but d'Estaing's independent approach settles the town's problems in a very unorthodox manner.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, soldier, vigilantism, small town, gunfight, gunshot wound, cowboys and outlaws, adventure, crimes, vengeance, heroes, racism, injustice, society, small town life, social misfits, criminal heroes, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, rescue, americana, uninhibited rivalry, social relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1860s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, usa, texas, new orleans

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Most similar movies to Invitation to a Gunfighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, gunfight, gun, heroes, crimes, pistol and violence mostly in Western, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Invitation to a Gunfighter: The Texican (1966), Guns of Diablo (1964), Blue (1968), Aces 'N' Eights (2008), Will Penny (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Texican (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads north to find his brother's killer. After battling bounty ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, old west, journalism, fugitives, dishonesty, manhunt, crimes, deadly, chases and races, criminal heroes, lone wolves ...
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, new mexico
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95%
 5.6
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Guns of Diablo (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, showdown, gunfight, good versus evil, fighting crime, crimes, friends, tough heroes, lovers reunited, friendship, partners against crime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.1
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Blue (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man is torn between the woman he loves and his loyalty to his father, the leader of a mexican gang.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, rancher, outlaw gang, moral transformation, adoption, love affair, vigilantism, vengeance, family life, gang, americana, family relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, americana, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Will Penny (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: heroes, lone wolves, rescue, aging, mountain, cabin, cowboy, gunfight, horse, hopes, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana, oregon, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
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El Dorado (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Firecreek (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, farm, sheriff, sociopath, battles, tough heroes, righting the wronged, track down, americana, clergy, criminal heroes, aging ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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5 Card Stud (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, poker, cheating at cards, police investigation, mystery, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, society, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The only business in the Wild West town of Jericho that corrupt sheriff Alex Flood doesn't control behind the scenes is the stagecoach owned by tough-willed widow Molly Lang and her right-hand man, Hickman. Former marshal Dolan, recently hired ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang, gory, righting the wronged, small town life, anti hero, graphic violence, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, anti heroes ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, california, boston, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is selling weapons to a band of rampaging Indians.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, crimes, starting over, espionage, society, moral dilemma, small town life, heroic mission, police corruption, uninhibited rivalry, anti war, celebrity culture ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Monte Walsh (2003)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the range and the occasional trip into town. Monte ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: horse ranch, heroes, small town, old west, against the odds, forbidden love, righting the wronged, escapades, society, human nature, working class, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, allegory ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, accomplice, colonel, cattle, chase, hostages, soldier, partners, heroes, danger, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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%
Young Billy Young (1969)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lords, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Once on the job, Kane must also ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, saloon owner, dancehall girl, revenge, crimes, deadly, fugitives, heroes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, on the run ...
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona, new mexico
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63%
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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 ⇓
60%
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Four Rode Out (1969)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this western, a Mexican desperado tries to flee his partner, a determined girl friend, and a US Marshal.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, fugitives, on the run, cons and scams, on the road, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, rivalry, chases and races, partners, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
58%
 4.5
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The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, vigilantism, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, mistaken identity, uninhibited rivalry, desert, hitman, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Shadow Riders (1982)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, civil war veteran, escapades, rescue, chases and races, good versus evil, rivalry, siblings relations, vigilantism, homecoming, missing person ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, texas ranger, gambler, renegade, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Apache Uprising (1965)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, criminal, outlaw, stagecoach, tough heroes, hitman, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, chases and races, false accusation, americana ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
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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: 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 ⇓
53%
Retribution Road (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, vigilantism, heist, family relations, small town, fugitives, deadly, criminal, sheriff ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
51%
 5.6
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Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, survival, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, hostage, crimes, adventurer, danger, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jonas Trapp falls in love with the beautiful Jessie, a wealthy girl out of his humble class. Against the wishes of her snobbish aunt, she marries him, later faking a pregnancy to win her aunt's consent. But Jonas tires of living off of his ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, vengeance, crimes, heroes, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, lone wolves, small town life, destiny, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gunslinger Clayton Drumm (Testi) is about to be hanged when he is given a chance to live if he will agree to murder Matthew (Oates), a miner who has steadfastly refused to sell his land to the railroad company. Matthew’s refusal is a major ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, old west, hanging, ranch, prostitute, dynamite, chases and races, lone wolves, betrayal, rivalry, deadly, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 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 ⇓
47%