Movies like The Missouri Breaks

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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh, enigmatic, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, psychopath, bounty hunter, vigilantism, hanging, train robbery, gang, crimes, adventure, heroes, betrayal, partners, good versus evil, chase, on the run, track down, fugitives, obsessive quest, love affair, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, criminal heroes, deadly, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, quarry, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming, mexico, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, vengeance, gunfight, murder and chases and races mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Missouri Breaks: One-Eyed Jacks (1961), The Spikes Gang (1974), Hang 'Em High (1968), Avenging Angel (2007), Hard Ground (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, against the odds, dishonesty, crimes, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
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95%
The Spikes Gang (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. The gang of men go on a crime spree and are converted to outlaws with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunshot wound, runaway, theft, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, heroes, gang, criminal heroes, innocence lost, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
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100%
 7.0
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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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, vigilantism, pardon, heroes, small town, old west, lynching, marshal, widow, judge, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 499
Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, righting the wronged, crimes, rivalry, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, track down, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three cowhands, between jobs, have the bad dumb luck to pitch night camp in the same valley as a cabin full of guys who just robbed a stagecoach and killed the guard. Come morning, a posse arrives, forms up along the ridge, and takes for granted ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, false accusation, anti heroes, anti hero, robbery, outlaw, criminal, vigilantism, old west, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, folk hero, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, injustice, crimes, vengeance, murder, rivalry, politics, dishonesty, lone wolves, manhunt, fighting crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.9
 5K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, vigilantism, false accusation, hanging, brutality, one man army, rancher, trial, rustler, murder ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 24K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: manhunt, bank, heist, rivalry, misfit partners, fugitives, partners, crime gone awry, crimes, chases and races, gang, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, mississippi, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
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True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: cowboy, bounty hunter, manhunt, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, odd couple, partners, wanted, track down, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 4K
The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, desert, mysterious character, wilderness, vengeance, adventure, danger, gunslinger, escort, promise, murder ...
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.4
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Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, good versus evil, gang, vigilantism, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, heroes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, bank robbery, revenge, pacifist, gory, anti war, bank, heist, vengeance, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, vigilantism, treasure hunt, old west, chase, partners, criminal heroes, adventure, danger, bank robbery, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 36K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, old west, small town, murder, revenge, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vigilantism, tough heroes, rivalry, obsessive quest, vengeance, old west, road not taken, chases and races, chase, soldier, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. marshal, cowboys and outlaws, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, bank, family relations, partners, criminal heroes, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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45%
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Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, old west, vengeance, vigilantism, kidnapping, graphic violence, lone wolves, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
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42%
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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: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, cowboy, gunfighter, chase, gangsters, destiny, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, gunfight, redemption, revenge, regret, one last job, cowboy, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, vigilantism, rivalry, partners, crimes, murder, gunfight, cowboy, graphic violence, renegades ...
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40%
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, vengeance, racism, african american, one against many, society, gory, courage, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
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Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, culture clash, injustice, idealism, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, marshal, gunfight, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1890s, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, criminal, gunslinger, outlaw, anti-hero, tough heroes, mysterious character, rivalry, lone wolves, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, helicopter, escape, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, prison escape, sheriff, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, police corruption, chases and races, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
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Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, anti heroes, gunslinger, anti hero, horse, small town, violence, drifter, gold, heroes, showdown, preacher ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%