Movies like The Oil Prince

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The Oil Prince (1965)
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The Oil Prince (1965)
Original name: Der Ölprinz
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 'The Oilprince' is an unscrupulous businessman. He looks forward to a lucrative deal with the "Western Arizona Bank'. He sells the bank oil wells at Shelly Lake that do actually not exist. The Oilprince learns that the colonists would like to settle at Shelly Lake. So The Oilprince exchanges the scout of the settlers by one of his minions to give them another route. But soon The Oilprince has to recognize that he has not counted on Winnetou, the righteous leader of the Apaches, and his blood brother Old Surehand.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: settler, adventure, old west, friendship, heroes, betrayal, adventurer, vigilantism, danger, bank, society, dishonesty, lone wolves, rivalry, culture clash, cons and scams, tough heroes, gasoline, native american, death, american indian, murder, indian chief, apache tribe, apache indian ...
Place: arizona, usa

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Most similar movies to The Oil Prince

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, rivalry, old west, crimes, native american, adventure and danger mostly in Western, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like The Oil Prince: Old Surehand (1965), Amongst Vultures (1964), The Valley of Death (1968), Mackenna's Gold (1969), Winnetou: The Red Gentleman (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Old Surehand (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Old Surehand and his faithful old friend Old Wabble are on the trail of a cold-blooded killer with the nickname 'The General'. The brother of Old Surehand was murdered by him. On the way Old Surehand and Old Wabble are involved in the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, gang, adventure, partners, partners against crime, track down, vengeance, horse, dispute ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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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 ⇓
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The Valley of Death (1968)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mabel Kingsley arrives at a western town to clear her missing father of the charge that he stole a shipment of government gold. A frontiersman known as "Shatterhand" agrees to guide her in a search for the gold and for major Kingsley. They ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gang, lieutenant, native american, gold, small town life, false accusation, small town, old west, americana, treasure hunt, tough heroes, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Colonel Brinkley is a criminal who has been with the map of where the treasure is the Silver Lake. Winnetou and Old Shatterhand come again towards goodness, but along the way will encounter enemy tribes they will face.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, old west, escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, chases and races, quicksand, treasure map, horse, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, map, adventure, chase, desert, gang, marshal, rivalry, danger, murder, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, sonora, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Winnetou: The Red Gentleman (1964)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Forester, a ruthless oil baron, wants to create a war between the native American tribes and the white men. Old Shatterhand, Winnetou and their sidekick Castlepool try to prevent this.
Plot: horse, massacre, marriage, kidnapping, apache indian, arizona territory, apache territory, criminal, u.s. cavalry, captive, renegade, oil well ...
Place: arizona
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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
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54%
The Cry of the Black Wolves (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Halfwit Indian Akaena promises a fictitious treasure to anyone who takes her down south where the sun always shines. Trapper Bill Robinson, an honest fur trader in Alaska, refuses to sell his dog sled to dishonest miner Mike Williams, who steals it ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, parody
Plot: heroes, on the run, bounty hunter, danger, daring rescue, chases and races, manhunt, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, mountain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there some 12 years ago -- Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, escapades, buddies, partners, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, adventure, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, danger, good versus evil, confined, crimes, gang, tough heroes, small town, chases and races, desert, fugitives, vengeance ...
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Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: opposites attract, adventure, crimes, fish out of water, old west, americana, danger, heroes, rescue, injustice, tough heroes, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
50%
Winnetou and the Crossbreed (1966)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On her b-day, settler's daughter Apanatschi receives her father's secret gold mine but greedy neighboring prospectors resort to murder and kidnapping in order to get the gold, forcing the girl and her brother to seek Winnetou's ...
Plot: native american, gold, shot to death, dynamite, cellar, gang, tunnel, american indian, shot in the back, magician, gunshot, explosion ...
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The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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The Jackals (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bandits target a gold miner and his granddaughter in 19th century South Africa. Robert Gunnar is the bandit with a heart of gold, who is after Price's cache of gold, but falls in love with Diana Ivarson, who has hair of gold (bleach).
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Dynamite Jim (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during the American Civil War
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, adventure, partners, gang, lone wolves, dishonesty, heroes, danger, crimes, cons and scams, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, old west, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, false accusation, track down, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Winnetou (1963)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The construction of the Great Western Railroad creates heavy conflict between the railway company and neighboring Indian tribes. Worse, criminal gang leader Santer sets his eyes on a gold mine located on holy Indian land and influences the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: roman salute, battles, horse chase, ambush, battle, violence, fistfight, wagon train, pistol, rifle, covered wagon, gun ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, family relations, farm, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, orphan, tough heroes, lone wolves, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Against a Crooked Sky (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The eldest daughter of a pioneer family is kidnapped by a mysterious Indian tribe and the eldest son pursues. In order to win back his sister's freedom, he must sacrifice his own life by passing the test of "Crooked Sky" and shield ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, escapades, chases and races, society, culture clash, missing person, old west, track down, siblings relations, family relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, interracial relations, preacher, con artists, racism, discrimination, friendship, cons and scams, culture clash, hopes, opposites attract, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
46%
White Fang to the Rescue (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 19th century in Canada's gold rush Klondike area, wolf-dog White Fang teams up with a prospector when his master is killed. Together they try to avenge his death.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, dog, heroes, danger, adventure, crimes, animal life, friends, rivalry, escapades, wilderness, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, marshal, righting the wronged, heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, gang, good versus evil, law enforcement, lone wolves ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
 5.2
 12K
Blueberry (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: UK, France, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough heroes, native american, rivalry, gunfight, vengeance, treasure hunt, adventure, deadly, crimes, danger, escapades, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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The Bravos (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The commander of an isolated frontier cavalry post tries to stop an Indian war and find his son, who has been kidnapped.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, abduction, heroes, rivalry, military, danger, escapades, fish out of water, culture clash, rebelliousness, military base ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, small town, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%