Movies like Shadowheart

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Shadowheart (2009)
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Shadowheart (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: James Conners comes home to the town of Legend, New Mexico in 1865 to avenge his fathers death against the ruthless Will Tunney. Along the way he re-captures his long lost love Mary Cooper. With the chance to take Will Tunney he must choose revenge or redemption.
Style: atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious, stylized, epic, gloomy, realistic
Plot: homecoming, uninhibited rivalry, social relations, love and romance, intrigue, revenge, sheriff, small town, horse, gunfight, murder of father, vengeance, couple relations, graphic violence, hopes, love affair, couples, small town life, dishonesty, redemption, rivalry, lovers reunited, native american, prostitute, church ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa

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Most similar movies to Shadowheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and tense films with plots about crimes, vengeance, small town, rivalry, revenge, murder and gunfight mostly in Drama, Western and Romance genres. Some movies like Shadowheart: The Hired Hand (1971), The Salvation (2014), Open Range (2003), The Quick and the Dead (1995), Gunfight at Red Sands (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hired Hand (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all will be well again. But then Harry has to make a difficult decision regarding ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, old west, showdown, drifter, redemption, haunted by the past, vengeance, lone wolves, love and romance, starting over, family life, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 37K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, gang, old west, small town, murder, revenge, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.4
 68K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, cowboy, vengeance, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, good versus evil, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, gunfight, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, prison, female protagonist, gun duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: small town, heroes, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, graphic violence, vengeance, old west, revolver, fistfight, crooked sheriff, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Raise Your Hands, Dead Man, You're Under Arrest (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sando Kid is a medic on the battlefields of the civil war and a pacifist. One day he witnesses Yankee captain Grayton ruthlessly killing wounded and unarmed soldiers. He manages to survive thanks to the help of a friend and learns how to use a gun. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough
Plot: vigilantism, rivalry, undercover, hotshot hero, heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, best friends, sexual content, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Man Called Blade (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli stars as a hatchet-wielding bounty hunter with a dark past and an even more desperate future. But when he disrupts the balance of power in a corrupt mining town, he unleashes a firestorm of brutality, betrayal and cold-blooded murder. ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, murder, mine, vengeance, old west, strong violent content, orchestral, deadly, heroes, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.4
 235
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, dark humor, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.2
 2K
Uncle John (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, homecoming, crimes, social relations, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, small town, under the surface, murder, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 6K
The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: old west, couple relations, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, parents and children, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, family relations, betrayal, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 40K
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, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, gunslinger, western town, saloon ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.
Style: emotional, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family in danger, redemption, disorder, hopes, life turned upside down, homecoming, estrangement, mentally unstable, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 508
Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, crimes, rivalry, righting the wronged, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, wrestling, bounty hunter, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, village life, tough heroes, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, anti hero, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, sonora, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.6
 671
Blood Red (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the Napa Valley in 1895, an immigrant family struggles to keep their vineyards from industrialists.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, immigrants, murder, vengeance, injustice, righting the wronged, family relations, family problems, sexual content, conspiracy, profanity, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, small town, mayor, rape, saloon, vengeance, social relations, arson, mine, rivalry, good versus evil, deadly ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 59K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, save the day, gunfight, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, americana, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 228
Nor'easter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young and inexperienced priest encourages a family to declare their long-missing son dead, but once they do, the boy mysteriously returns, testing the priest's commitment to church doctrine over the laws of the natural world.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, moral dilemma, clergy, religions or cults, church, small town, social relations, brainwashing, priest, danger, society, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 3K
Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, estrangement, small town, social relations, small town life, dishonesty, intrigue, hopes, night school, truck accident, car rollover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 28K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, couple relations, introspection, homecoming, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Young Billy Young (1969)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lords, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Once on the job, Kane must also ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, revenge, saloon owner, dancehall girl, crimes, deadly, fugitives, heroes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, on the run ...
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gangsters, modern western, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, crimes, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 603
9/Tenths (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy couple battles a poor laborer over the rights to a small ranch house, but events take a shocking turn after an enormous terrorist attack cuts the three off from civilization.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: countryside, isolation, fish out of water, danger, disorder, couples, power relations, farm, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, survival, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 9K
Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.
Style: psychological, cynical, serious, meditative, intense ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, tragic hero, ghost, corporation, poisoning, betrayal, intrigue, vengeance, rivalry, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: new york, denmark, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Juliette (Lizzy Caplan) sets out to bring her slain lover -- outlaw Ransom Pride -- home to Texas to be buried, she knows the journey won't be easy, but she has little idea of the dangers that lie ahead in this dark Western drama. The ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, bounty hunter, escapades, crimes, on the road, tough heroes, female gunfighter, rivalry, danger, old west, strong female presence, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 384K
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, cowboy, gunfight, revenge, redemption, regret, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 319K
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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, adventure, gunfight, bounty hunter, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, shooting, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 2K
Rushlights (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.
Style: neo noir, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, murder, couples, crime gone awry, betrayal, deadly, small town, inheritance, drug dealer, sheriff, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%