Movies like Waco 1966

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Waco (1966)
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Waco (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners are businessman George Gates, mayor Ned West and his daughter Patricia. The mayor rejects Gates' suggestion that he release gunfighter Waco from jail to clean up the town. When Patricia is attacked by a cowboy after leaving her boyfriend Scotty Moore, the mayor finally decides it is time accept the governor;s offer of amnesty for Waco. Jill Stone's first reaction, when learning that Waco has been released, is to leave town before Waco finds out that she, his former fiancée, has married the town preacher while Waco was in jail. Town boss Joe Gore is not overjoyed, either, but Ike and Pete Jenner eagerly await the chance to shoot Waco for the death of their brother. Written by Les Adams
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, heroes, clergy, alcohol abuse, on the run, small town life, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, bar, small town, criminal heroes, gory, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, going straight, social relations, righting the wronged, prison, sheriff, brawl, drunk, old love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming

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Most similar movies to Waco

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, heroes, rivalry, old west, gunfight, lone wolves and gun mostly in Western, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Waco: Town Tamer (1965), The Quick Gun (1964), The Last Challenge (1967), Gunfight at Yuma (2012), Buckskin (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, witnessing a crime, righting the wronged, social relations, tough heroes, americana, injustice, rivalry, bar, vigilantism, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
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95%
 5.9
 632
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, small town, bank, rivalry, friendship, friends, battle zone, social relations, battles, tough heroes, righting the wronged, criminal heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: small town, rattlesnake, whiskey, poker, saloon, native american, fishing, duel, gunslinger, marshal, haunted by the past, ambush ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Gunfight at Yuma (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seven Years after his wife's murder and the events that changed his life, Caleb Williams has become a gunfighter known as The Tailor.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, crimes, old west, death row, clergy, small town, couple relations, deadly, social relations, small town life, winchester rifle, arizona desert ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.1
 135
Buckskin (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Montana marshal (Barry Sullivan) fights a land baron (Wendell Corey) out to parch homesteaders with a spite dam.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prostitute, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, hostages, lone wolves, small town, bittersweet, small town life, dishonesty, hostage, gambling ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, anti hero, small town, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 117
Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, sheriff, criminal, on the run, vengeance, siblings relations, fugitives, criminal heroes, tough heroes, friends, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 796
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, track down, vigilantism, heroes, crimes, rivalry, hitman, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, tough heroes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, crime, deadly, aging, old west, crimes, fugitives, bank ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: small town, destiny, vigilantism, rivalry, bar, injustice, estrangement, tough heroes, social relations, dishonesty, humble, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 365
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, family relations, farm, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, lone wolves, parents and children, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Red Headed Stranger (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reverend Julian Shay (Willie Nelson) strode into the saloon, pulled out his six-shooter, and killed his adulterous wife (Morgan Fairchild) and the man she had left him for. It was the beginning of his violent transformation from God-Loving preacher ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, sheriff, rivalry, deadly, clergy, wilderness, old west, redemption, adventure, criminal heroes, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: old west, on the run, vengeance, kidnapping, betrayal, murder, dishonesty, deadly, family life, rivalry, farm, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 380
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: hitman, cattle, wiretap, old west, heroes, state affairs, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, rivalry, president, death of loved one ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, danger, chases and races, strong female presence, heroes, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Quick and the Dead (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel (Tom Conti and Kate Capshaw), newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian (Sam Elliot) is the only hope.From the book by famed Western author ...
Style: tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, wilderness, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, mysterious character, danger, heroes, justice, poetic justice, showdown, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 4K
Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, partners, dishonesty, tough heroes, small town, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, bounty hunter, old west, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, redemption, escapades, on the run, track down, chase, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Christmas Kid (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small western town in Arizona called Jaspen, a boy is born on Christmas Day. Joseph "Joe" Novak is born in a makeshift shelter, but his mother, Marika Novak (Alejandra Rojo) dies during childbirth. Because of the day he was born, the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, social relations, frame up, old west, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, murder, small town, dishonesty, small town life, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 409
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, small town, americana, good versus evil, gang, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, political corruption, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 113
Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, prison, held at gunpoint, chases and races, partners, rivalry, danger, gangsters, heroes, crimes, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 273
The Hanged Man (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gunfighter, righting the wronged, tough heroes, wrongfully committed, mysterious character, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, heroes, supernatural ability, hopes, clergy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, mormon, latter day saints, criminal heroes, state affairs, crimes, rivalry, assassination, vengeance, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 494
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, small town, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, dishonesty, deadly, rebellion, injustice, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, criminal, apache, stagecoach, outlaw, rivalry, heist, cons and scams, chases and races, unlikely partners, fugitives, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 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, rough ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, small town, injustice, vigilantism, femme fatale, sheriff, cowboy, old west, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 410
Johnny Reno (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, siblings relations, criminal heroes, fugitives, crimes, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, chases and races, vigilantism, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 179
Hostile Guns (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: U.S. Marshal Gid McCool (George Montgomery) leads a wagon train of convicted felons to Huntsville prison in this routine western. The only female among the crooks is the dancehall girl Laura Mannon (Yvonne De Carlo), McCool's former flame. When ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, silent film, exciting ...
Plot: cons and scams, rivalry, manhunt, tough heroes, gory, partners, crimes, fugitives, uninhibited rivalry, prison, train, prison life ...
Time: 60s, 1860s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%