Movies like Shalako

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Shalako (1968)
 5.6
 3K
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, survival, rescue, opposites attract, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, hostages, hostage, adventurer, danger, rivalry, culture clash, heroes, betrayal, gunfight, vengeance, tough guy, confined, soldier, kidnapping, scout, social differences, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona

Most similar movies to Shalako

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, gunfight, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shalako: Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990), Joe Kidd (1972), Red Fighter (1966), Cry Blood, Apache (1970), The Stalking Moon (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Arness rides again as Matt Dillon, the US Marshal he made popular in the 1955-75 TV series. In this movie he goes after a renegade Apache named Wolf (Joe Lara) who has taken his daughter captive. As a bargaining chip, Dillon helps two sons of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, kidnapping, memory loss, vigilantism, americana, missing person, woman in danger, prostitute, escapades, golden years, rescue, partners ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 16K
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, cowboy, gunfighter, steam train, chase, gangsters, destiny, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 4K
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, small town, native american, revenge, crimes, against the odds, survival, tough heroes, injustice, rescue, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Cry Blood, Apache (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Telling the story of his early life in flashback, a former prospector (Joel McCrea, with flashback sequences featuring son Jody) explains his brutal massacre of a tribe of Indians. The only survivor (Marie Gahua) agrees to lead him to a secret gold ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, apache, crimes, golden years, deadly, investigation, escapades, opposites attract, rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, rescue, old west, track down, interracial relations, left to die, tough heroes, farm, heroes, danger, kidnapping, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 7K
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, investigation, crimes, tough heroes, warden, rivalry, family in danger, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Hard Men (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: prison, kidnapping, gang, rescue, confined, rivalry, obsessive quest, crimes, fugitives, mistaken identity, vengeance, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, vigilantism, tough heroes, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, kenya, africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, escape, rape, beating, fortress, graphic violence, danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, sonora, mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, family life, wilderness, danger, gangsters, mysterious character, heroes, poetic justice, irony of fate, justice, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, on the run, rescue, tough heroes, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, gambler ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 1K
Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, bounty hunter, heist, desert, criminal, outlaw, apache, crimes, chase, buddies, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Two Rode Together (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: american indian, hostage, rescue, small town, chase, hostages, captivity, culture clash, society, chief, interracial relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 11K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, harsh ...
Plot: cowboy, journey, old west, embezzlement, criminal, outlaw, native americans, danger, racism, hostage, mine, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, monastery, countryside, kidnapping, ship, starting over, old west, gory, going straight, confined, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, frontier, criminal, outlaw, native american, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, year 1865, victorian era ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: racism, old west, adventure, culture clash, heroes, fall in love, society, fish out of water, tough heroes, danger, injustice, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, small town, anti hero, old west, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 805
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, rough, exciting
Plot: vengeance, track down, vigilantism, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, desert, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 471
Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, unlikely partners, chases and races, escapades, hostages, partners, crimes, fugitives, save the day, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Devil's Backbone (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cavalry officer finds his woman tortured by the Apaches and blames the Army for not properly protecting the outpost, so becomes a deserter and an avenger, stalking and killing Indians without warning.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, righting the wronged, danger, opposites attract, heroes, military, escapades, crimes, society, dishonesty, rivalry, hopes ...
Place: europe, italy, sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the gang takes young Jeremiah hostage. Brady and Billy embark on ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, bounty hunter, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, confined, unlikely partners, escapades, gang, old west, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 375
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, suspenseful, realistic, 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, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man Called Noon (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have been murdered. As time goes by, Noon also recalls a fortune ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: memory loss, tough heroes, vengeance, old west, graphic violence, chases and races, danger, rivalry, heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, allegory ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, accomplice, colonel, cattle, chase, lone wolves, fugitives, dishonesty, hostages, reluctant partners, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 4K
The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, desert, mysterious character, vengeance, wilderness, adventure, danger, gunslinger, escort, promise, hitman ...
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 2K
Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gang, heroes, gunfight, gun, rivalry, leadership, chases and races, aging, lone wolves, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
Place: sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 8K
Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, katana sword, train robbery, aikido, tough heroes, anti hero, heist, vengeance, fish out of water, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%