Movies like A Fistful of Dollars

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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
 7.9
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Original name: Per un pugno di dollari
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, stylized, epic, harsh, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, greed, vengeance, violence, gunfight, brutality, gang war, gold, sheriff, deal, showdown, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams, tough heroes, cowboy, gang, drifter, massacre, gangsters, revenge, torture, loner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, new mexico, italy, spain, sonora

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Most similar movies to A Fistful of Dollars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about vengeance, gun, cowboy, gunfight, violence, heroes and small town mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like A Fistful of Dollars: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), High Plains Drifter (1973), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Django Unchained (2012), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 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, tense, exciting, breathtaking, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, old west, civil war, greed, cowboy, gunfight, american civil war, good versus evil, gold, moral ambiguity, cons and scams, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, arizona, austin texas ...
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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, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, rape, vengeance, justice, greed, gang, murder, gunfight, criminal, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
⇓ 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: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, cowboy, small town, gang, robbery, gunfight, heroes, sidekick, reward, tough heroes, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, austin texas, spain, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Django Unchained (2012)
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: captivating, rough, epic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, revenge, violent, dark humor, african american, gunfight, old west, courage, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 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: tense, suspenseful, epic, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, villain, revenge, gang, death, small town, duel, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, brutal, suspense, harsh, poignant ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, revenge, cowboy, native americans, murder, vengeance, runaway, war crime, loss of son, tough heroes, civil war veteran ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1860s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, missouri, arizona ...
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100%
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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: suspense, realistic, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, small town, preacher, drifter, gold, civil war, mine, corruption, camp, gunfight, hitman, greed ...
Time: 80s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, epic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hanging, judge, u.s. marshal, justice, guilt, false accusation, death sentence, ambush, tough guy, miscarriage of justice, attempted murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, breathtaking, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, winter, lone hero, adventure, violence, obsessive quest, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, intense, harsh, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, duel, gunfight, female protagonist, gunslinger, vengeance, old west, violence, showdown, strong female character, strong female lead, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: arizona, texas, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, cowboy, bounty hunter, old west, adventure, gunfight, justice, determination, texas ranger, murder, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: affectionate, intense, stylized, ironic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: atmospheric, stylized, satirical, sinister, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, harsh ...
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, 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: intense, suspense, atmospheric, brutal, suspenseful ...
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, sheriff, heroic mission, race against time, morality, showdown, bandit, death of protagonist, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, yuma arizona, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, suspense, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Return of the Seven (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets ...
Style: visually appealing, unusual plot structure, bad ending, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, horse, hanging, cowboy, gunfight, desert, mentor, indians, loneliness, first contact, lone hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, spain, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: disturbing, bloody, brutal, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, mexican revolution, friendship, on the run, heist, robbery, violent, bounty hunter, gangsters, civil war, chase ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, arizona, mexico, latin america, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: intense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, betrayal, vengeance, greed, bank robbery, haunted by the past, stolen gold, going straight, on the run, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, texas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Town Called Hell (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican revolution, hanging, bandit, cowboy, small town, old west, vengeance, heroes, confined, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, heroes, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, mixed martial arts, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, old west, adventure, partners, rescue, good versus evil, americana, vengeance, society, criminal heroes, heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, van, pardon, cons and scams, small town, old west, righting the wronged, tough heroes, buddies, partners, heroes, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, betrayal, old west, fistfight, sheriff, jail, frame up, cowboy, vengeance, criminal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
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The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, tense, light, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, good versus evil, cowboy, small town, friendship, adventure, violent, group of criminals, old west, desert, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, new mexico, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, hitman, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, murder, crimes, fighting crime, lone wolves, one man army, organized crime, gangsters, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, crimes, track down, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%