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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Original name: Per un pugno di dollari
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, psychotronic, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, greed, drifter, gold, massacre, horse, sheriff, vengeance, lone wolves, tough heroes, hostility, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, gang, cons and scams, gunfight, crimes, violence, brutality, uninvited guest, family feud ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico, new mexico, arizona, spain, italy

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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, gunfight, heroes, violence, crimes, old west and small town mostly in Western, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Fistful of Dollars: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Pale Rider (1985), High Plains Drifter (1973), Django (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, exciting, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, cons and scams, lone wolves, good versus evil, gold, american civil war, outlaw, heroes, greed, gunfight, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: witty, tense, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, track down, gunfight, beard, pot smoking, right hand man, sombrero, death, sidekick, piano, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 46K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: 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: atmospheric, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, violence, small town, preacher, marshal, gunslinger, drifter, gold, horse, lone wolves, settler, blackmail ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: 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: dark, stylized, cynical, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, vengeance, outlaw, gunslinger, dwarf, drifter, mayor, lone wolves, mysterious character, desperation, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, coffin, gang, good versus evil, old west, lone wolves, hitman, mysterious character, violence spree, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, harmonica, small town, anti hero, tragic hero, good versus evil, child killer, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 30K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, judge, widow, lynching, marshal, small town, vengeance, death penalty, pardon, vigilantism, lone wolves, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, native american, arson, chief, war crime, cowboy, loss of son, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolver, small town, crimes, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, lone wolves, vengeance, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 14K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, gunfighter, cowboy, anti heroes, chase, vengeance, gun violence, lone wolves, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
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Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, small town, native american, gory, anti heroes, old west, lone wolves, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, bank, shaving, senator, outlaw, fistfight, jail, cowboy, sheriff, explosion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gentleman Killer (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a disputed border town, the US Army waits for word from Washington as to the rightful country it belongs, while dealing with a rowdy pack of Mexican soldier/bandits. Into the mix rides seemingly mysterious stranger Anthony Steffan, who looks like ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, vengeance, old west, crimes, rivalry, gang, good versus evil, heroes, street shootout, mexican, mexican border
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James Garner is Luther Sledge, the leader of a pack of rebels who are planning to steal a stash of gold. But after the thieves actually manage to get away with the bounty, they soon discover that the enemy lies within their midst. As they begin to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, on the road, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, small town, fugitives, lone wolves, betrayal, chase, on the run, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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God's Gun (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, murder, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gang, lone wolves, track down, vengeance, siblings relations, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: 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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gold, ambush, stolen gold, going straight, pregnancy, vengeance, adventure, on the run, tough heroes, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, gambling, murder, gunslinger, fistfight, gunfighter, bar shootout, horse chase, gatling gun, explosion, desert, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. Django casts off his habit and digs up his machine gun to practice a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, one man army, countryside, lone wolves, gory, daring rescue, ship, old west, kidnapping, righting the wronged, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, one last job, regret, sheriff, redemption, bounty hunter, revenge, chases and races, vengeance, englishman, reputation, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Find a Place to Die (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An outcast Confederate soldier protects a woman from bandits trying to steal her gold mine.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, lone wolves, rescue, old west, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: rough, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: rancher, racism, vengeance, interracial relations, sheriff, extreme violence, murder, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a stagecoach is robbed and the passengers murdered, a long and tangled series of surprise attacks a murderous double-crosses leaves the coach's strongbox in the hands of the killer Lasky. It is up to the legendary hero Sartana to track ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stagecoach, betrayal, anti heroes, old west, mysterious character, track down, treasure hunt, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, stagecoach robbery ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this unusual spaghetti western departure for exploitation filmmaker Paolo Cavara (La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero), two friends help Sam Houston work for Texas statehood. Johnny Ears (Franco Nero) and his deaf-mute sidekick Erastus "Deaf" ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prostitute, disability, hitman, lone wolves, old west, mute or deaf, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, texas, germany, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, tough law enforcer, small town, righting the wronged, good versus evil, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, political corruption, tough heroes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
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Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, cigar smoking, estrangement, scout, ransom, presumed dead, vengeance, missing person, old west, crimes, rancher, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 80s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, sawed off shotgun, gambling, lone wolves, small town, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 6K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, native american, half breed, vengeance, one man army, investigation, old west, repayment, desert, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 2K
Dawn Rider (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: old west, rivalry, gang, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, fall in love, crimes, heroes, love and romance, bar fight, barn ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 335
Johnny Oro (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ringo's nemesis returns to town and wants revenge for the murder of his brother.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, gang, old west, chase, track down, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, sheriff, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 2K
Face to Face (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: History Professor Brad Fletcher heads west for his health, but falls in with Soloman Bennett's outlaw gang. Fascinated by their way of life, Fletcher finally takes over the gang, leading with a new 'efficient' ruthlessness.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, old west, desert, crimes, partners, wanted, mexican, teenage girl, torture, street shootout, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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