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Johnson County War (2002)
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Johnson County War (2002)
Genre: Western
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The three Hammett brothers, Cain (Tom Berenger), Harry (Luke Perry) and Dale (Adam Stroke) are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, epic
Plot: battles, manhunt, crimes, rivalry, isolation, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, old west, hitman, siblings relations, americana, horse, native american, prostitute, cowboy, winter, snow, photographer, gun, wine, tragedy, death of protagonist, pregnant woman, gunfight ...
Place: wyoming

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about rivalry, crimes, old west, heroes, gunfight, gun and cowboy mostly in Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Johnson County War: Red Fighter (1966), The Return of Sabata (1971), Mexican Gold (2009), The Gundown (2011), Yuma (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
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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, native american, revenge, crimes, tough heroes, injustice, against the odds, survival, rescue, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, small town, anti hero, old west, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 91
Mexican Gold (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Miraculously escaping a painful demise in the gallows, a notorious outlaw cons a crooked judge, an attractive saloon girl, and an old partner into carrying out the heist of a lifetime. As the plan gets underway, a small town sheriff makes it his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, vigilantism, small town, injustice, femme fatale, sheriff, old west, cowboy, saved from hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 800
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, track down, vigilantism, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, desert, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 422
Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, small town, political corruption, americana, heroes, gang, good versus evil, dishonesty, lone wolves, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 415
Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: hitman, cattle, wiretap, old west, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, settler, range war ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, vengeance, americana, price of justice, partners, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, buddies, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Avenging Angel (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, mormon, latter day saints, society, crimes, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, old west, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, heist, small town, family relations, deadly, fugitives, showdown, criminal ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 658
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, crime gone awry, gang, chases and races, good versus evil, gangsters, hopes, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, crimes, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, crimes, rivalry, track down, starting over, relationship vs career, tough heroes, misfit, chases and races, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, uninhibited rivalry, small town life ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 377
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, farm, family relations, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, heroes, lone wolves, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 373
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, on the run, track down, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, renegades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 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, crimes, rivalry, murder, danger, strong female presence, chases and races, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.1
 2K
Monte Walsh (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: old west, aging, small town, heroes, bittersweet, graphic violence, friends, wiretap, social relations, small town life, friendship, human nature ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, western town, gunfight, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, buddies, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Arness rides again as Matt Dillon, the US Marshal he made popular in the 1955-75 TV series. In this movie he goes after a renegade Apache named Wolf (Joe Lara) who has taken his daughter captive. As a bargaining chip, Dillon helps two sons of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, renegades, tough heroes, society, buddies, confined, woman in danger, missing person, americana, vigilantism, memory loss ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 465
Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, partners, danger, folk hero, fugitives, hostages, crimes, on the run, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, rivalry, old west, bank, fugitives, lone wolves, deadly, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.9
 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, investigation, crimes, tough heroes, warden, rivalry, family in danger, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Hard Men (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, rescue, prison, kidnapping, heroes, golden years, confined, rivalry, obsessive quest, crimes, fugitives, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, deadly, partners, chases and races, crimes, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, bounty hunter, on the run, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke Mills in self-defense, the town leaders decide it's time for a change. ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, saloon owner, marshal, crimes, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, heroes, vengeance, down on your luck, old west, small town life, self defense ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, rivalry, crimes, journalism, prison escape, country, murder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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