Movies like Major Dundee

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Major Dundee (1965)
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Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, epic, saga
Plot: military, battles, village, american civil war, soldier, rescue, raid, heroes, adventure, leadership, survival, danger, love triangle, kidnapping, pow, apache, apache indian, vengeance, accomplice, war, crimes, confined, captivity, village life, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, texas, latin america, arizona, santa fe new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, gun, soldier, rivalry, adventure, danger and escapades mostly in Western, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Major Dundee: The Beast of War (1988), The Undefeated (1969), Rio Lobo (1970), 100 Rifles (1969), The Alamo (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Beast of War (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, village, battles, war, anti war, military, survival, vengeance, danger, escapades, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, israel, russia, iraq ...
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The Undefeated (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, soldier, mexican revolution, cavalry, bandit, accomplice, adventure, lone wolves, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, old west, colonel, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, investigation, rivalry, gunfight, revenge, soldier, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 3K
100 Rifles (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker. Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo, who is waging a war against the Yaqui Indians. When Lyedecker attempts to intervene, he is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, bank, village, kidnapping, discrimination, vigilantism, heist, culture clash, social differences, heroes, opposites attract, leadership ...
Time: 60s, 1910s
Place: mexico, arizona, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, rough, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, gunfight, soldier, heroes, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, fur trapper, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, frontier, frontier justice, vigilantism, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, rescue, battles, behind enemy lines, against the odds, political corruption, political unrest, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, fortress, rape, escape, beating, rivalry, military, escapades, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, sonora, new mexico, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Villa Rides (1968)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, gunrunner, power struggle, mexican revolution, maverick, resistance, heroes, ambition, danger, military, against the odds, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, rifle, tough heroes, american civil war, war, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, rescue, arms dealing, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, war, village life, military, rescue, chaos, heroes, society, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ulzana's Raid (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. cavalry, racism, native american attack, cavalry, apache, massacre, track down, violence spree, interracial relations, idealism, social decay, military ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, battles, culture clash, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, society, foe turned friend, war, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 499
Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroes, americana, revolution, war, state affairs, danger, rebellion, rivalry, politics, military, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a major shipment of gold has been stolen and buried in the desert. Only one man knows the whereabouts of gold and the army sends captain Matt Martin to arrest him and come back with the gold. Martin, his prisoner and a ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, moral dilemma, love affair, alcohol abuse, battle zone, vigilantism, anti war, desert, heist, fall in love, basic training ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, captivating, exciting, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, aristocrat, ritual, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: prison, kidnapping, rescue, gang, obsessive quest, confined, danger, golden years, blind ambition, mistaken identity, vengeance, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 5K
Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, soldier, military, village, massacre, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, society, idealism, americana, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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For a Few Extra Dollars (1966)
Genre: War, Western
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Near the end of the Civil War, imprisoned Confederate raider Giuliano Gemma is sent under guard to warn both his men and the Army at Fort Yuma that an impending rebel raid is really nothing but a ruse by scoundrels from both sides, in cahoots to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, escapades, save the day, rivalry, betrayal, soldier, corrupt officer, captivity, military base, old west, vengeance, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, desert, politics, culture clash, imperialism, military, islam, heroes, battles, negotiation, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ⇓
33%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, native american, bear attack, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, loner ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, native american, escort, rivalry, lone wolves, tough heroes, wilderness, violence spree, redemption, track down, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, opposites attract, danger, crimes, adventure, society, rescue, rivalry, deadly, hostage, confined, hostages ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Amongst Vultures (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frontier Hellcat was the fourth in a series of 1960s European westerns based on Karl May's "Winnetou" character. Stewart Granger takes over from Lex Barker in the leading "Anglo"-role of the mysterious maverick who wanders ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: native american, equestrian, adventure, rescue, adventurer, heroes, crimes, rivalry, gang, conquering, escapades, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Journey to Shiloh (1968)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the beginning of the Civil War, seven friends embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: american civil war, battles, battle zone, military life, destiny, wartime life, on the road, war, heroes, friends, military, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mississippi, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, heroic mission, isolation, war, state affairs, revolution, patriotism, mexican army, battle, tough heroes, heroes, soldier ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, escapades, rescue, tough heroes, farm, left to die, danger, heroes, track down, interracial relations, kidnapping, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
 7.9
 81K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, mercenary, loss of friend, one last job ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%