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: shoulder holster, 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 ...
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, rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, old west, gunfight and gun mostly in Western and Romance genres. Some movies like Waco: Johnny Reno (1966), Town Tamer (1965), The Quick Gun (1964), Gunfight at Yuma (2012), The Last Challenge (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Johnny Reno (1966)
Genre: 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, sheriff, chases and races, buddies, partners, americana, small town life, siblings relations, prison, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1800s
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95%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, injustice, chases and races, tough heroes, heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, witnessing a crime, good versus evil, political conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
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91%
 5.9
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, hitman, criminal heroes, hopes, gang, rivalry, chases and races, good versus evil, fugitives, gangsters, bounty hunter, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: atmospheric, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, couple relations, old west, crimes, social relations, clergy, small town life, deadly, small town, prison, winchester rifle, death row ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: small town, gunslinger, ambush, haunted by the past, marshal, whiskey, saloon, poker, rattlesnake, duel, fishing, native american ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 159
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: tough heroes, bar, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, social relations, hostage, bittersweet, vigilantism, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 306
Taggart (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: revenge, crimes, old west, fish out of water, tough heroes, farm, master criminal, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law and order, apache tribe ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 164
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, criminal, fur trapper, siblings relations, vigilantism, frame up, on the run, gangsters, vengeance, heist, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, kidnapping, vigilantism, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, mistaken identity, uninhibited rivalry, desert, hitman, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, lone wolves, revolver, male female relationship, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: fall in love, vengeance, crimes, heroes, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, lone wolves, small town life, destiny, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
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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: silent film, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, confined, criminal heroes, manhunt, gory, tough heroes, crimes, chases and races, partners, cons and scams, prison, prison life ...
Time: 60s, 1860s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 446
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, tough heroes, parents and children, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, family life, wilderness, gangsters, mysterious character, danger, heroes, poetic justice, irony of fate, justice, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is selling weapons to a band of rampaging Indians.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: winchester rifle, captivity, small town, love triangle, showbiz, celebrity culture, anti war, uninhibited rivalry, bar, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, rivalry, crimes, murder, danger, strong female presence, heroes, chases and races, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 143
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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, held at gunpoint, prison, rivalry, partners, gangsters, danger, crimes, heroes, chases and races, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, yuma arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, small town, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 399
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
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Fort Utah (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fort, wagon train, gunfight, rivalry, escapades, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, stockade, siege ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, crimes, life is a bitch, heroes, frame up, small town life, murder, small town, bittersweet, social relations, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, conspiracy, latter day saints, crimes, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, criminal heroes, society, church, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, deadly, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Trail to Hope Rose (2004)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and marina Black star together with Lee majors and Ernest Borgnine in a western drama. Lou plays an ex convict who tries to make a living as a mine worker, closely watched by Marshal Luther Toll. The convict knows he is just one ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, righting the wronged, injustice, adventure, heroes, tough heroes, farm, crimes, fall in love, interracial relations, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, card playing, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
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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: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gunfighter, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, heroes, clergy, deadly, mysterious character, criminal heroes, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, life is a bitch, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content, tough heroes, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, cattle, wiretap, uninhibited rivalry, old west, rivalry, state affairs, heroes, chases and races, crimes, horse riding, alcoholic ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
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The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gang, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%