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, apache, raid, heroes, adventure, leadership, survival, danger, love triangle, kidnapping, pow, 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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, gun, adventure, rivalry, danger, soldier and violence mostly in Western, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Major Dundee: The Beast of War (1988), The Undefeated (1969), Rio Lobo (1970), The Alamo (2004), 100 Rifles (1969). 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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, battles, soldier, war, anti war, military, survival, vengeance, escapades, leadership, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, israel, russia, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, soldier, bandit, mexican revolution, cavalry, accomplice, adventure, leadership, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, old west, colonel, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, investigation, gunfight, revenge, soldier, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 19K
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, sincere, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, gunfight, heroes, soldier, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, bank, battles, tough heroes, gory, injustice, righting the wronged, chases and races, heroes, social differences, kidnapping, vigilantism ...
Time: 60s, 1910s
Place: mexico, arizona, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, vigilantism, frontier, frontier justice, mountain, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
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, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, beating, fortress, escape, rape, vengeance, old west, battles, danger, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, mexico, new mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: soldier, battles, rifle, apache, american civil war, rescue, tough heroes, military, adventure, war, arms dealing, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. cavalry, racism, native american attack, apache, cavalry, massacre, violence, track down, violence spree, interracial relations, idealism, social decay ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 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, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: war, village, battles, adventure, anti war, village life, rescue, heroes, chaos, danger, military, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, battles, war, culture clash, foe turned friend, tragic hero, heroes, society, immigrants, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, 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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, crimes, fugitives, danger, partners, military, chases and races, soldier, lone wolves, escapades, battles ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 2K
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, power struggle, gunrunner, mexican revolution, maverick, resistance, soldier, war, state affairs, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Amongst Vultures (1964)
Genre: Western, Adventure
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: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: equestrian, apache, native american, danger, gang, adventurer, escapades, old west, parents and children, survival, kidnapping, conquering ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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: disturbing, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, soldier, military, village, massacre, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, society, americana, idealism, survivor ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 11K
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, realistic, serious, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, rescue, presumed dead, estrangement, ransom, scout, cigar smoking, old west, gang, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 458
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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, revolution, war, military, leadership, society, politics, state affairs, folk hero, rivalry, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, military, soldier, escapades, confined, dishonesty, corrupt officer, military base, vengeance, captivity, old west, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, 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: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, injustice, manhood, 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: 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 ⇓
34%
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 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, islam, politics, culture clash, imperialism, military, heroes, negotiation, battles, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Texas Rangers (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly to form a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. With a few veterans of the war, most of the recruits are young men who have little or ...
Style: serious, harsh, exciting, touching, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, adventure, danger, rivalry, rescue, crimes, love triangle, tiger, tough heroes, interracial relations, heroes, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, hostages, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, lone wolves, fugitives, dishonesty, hostages, reluctant partners, adventurer ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, escapades, rescue, left to die, tough heroes, farm, heroes, danger, track down, interracial relations, kidnapping, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, confined, escapades, society, crimes, rivalry, adventure, heroes, hostages, graphic violence, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ 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, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escort, native american, vengeance, ghost, danger, adventure, on the run, rivalry, deadly, rescue, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: american civil war, battles, battle zone, destiny, wartime life, military life, on the road, war, heroes, rivalry, friends, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, tennessee, usa, mississippi, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 849
Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sincere, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, wilderness, genocide, soldier, american civil war, weakness, military, politics, against humanity, heroes, friendship, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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