Movies like Shalako

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Shalako (1968)
 5.6
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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, survival, rescue, opposites attract, gunfight, adventure, tough heroes, hostage, crimes, adventurer, rivalry, culture clash, tough guy, vengeance, horse, cowboy, desert, aristocrat, duel, countess, class differences, guide, canyon, showdown, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona

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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 heroes, rivalry, gunfight, crimes, gun, violence and cowboy mostly in Western, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Shalako: Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990), Red Fighter (1966), Cry Blood, Apache (1970), The Comancheros (1961), Joe Kidd (1972). 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: indian chief, cowboys and indians, american indian, heroes, kidnapping, renegade, tough heroes, prostitute, society, buddies, adventure, confined ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
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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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, native american, vengeance, old west, small town, crimes, injustice, tough heroes, rescue, life is a bitch, survival, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Plot: native american, apache, good versus evil, heroes, apache tribe, snake, rescue, rivalry, opposites attract, investigation, crimes, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: sexy, buddy movie, affectionate, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, native american, comanche indian, desert, gunfight, small town, horse, texas ranger, gambler, gang, crimes, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, louisiana, new jersey, new orleans, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.4
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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
Plot: cowboy, hostage, bounty hunter, mexican, bandit, landowner, manhunt, train, revolutionary, murder, violence, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, california, new mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache territory, escapades, rescue, old west, heroes, track down, interracial relations, left to die, tough heroes, farm, native american, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: funny, exciting, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, ambush, bandit, cowboy, male nudity, criminal, empire, heist, soldier, bounty hunter, ranch, apache tribe ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 8K
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: stylized, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, mentor, murder, gunfight, prison, one man army, old west, native american, tough guy, one against many, death of father, solitude ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, tokyo, texas, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, vengeance, track down, tough heroes, old west, on the run, rescue, husband wife relationship, gambler, survival, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, retro
Plot: civil war, escape, rape, fortress, american civil war, soldier, prosecution, hostage, vengeance, old west, battles, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, sonora, arizona, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 13K
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: tense, realistic, suspense, harsh, intense ...
Plot: cowboy, journey, racism, old west, desert, native americans, character study, stranded, embezzlement, crime gone awry, loneliness, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, dishonesty, on the run, vigilantism, criminal, bank robbery, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 1K
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stagecoach, old west, native american attack, journey, showdown, banker, u.s. marshal, childbirth, small town, gambler, dentist, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: cowboy, arizona desert, apache indian, apache territory, civil war, prison, kidnapping, rescue, gang, vengeance, mistaken identity, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, civil war, ranger, heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, lovers on the run, lone wolves, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, wilderness, criminal heroes, crimes, mysterious character, gangsters, justice, irony of fate, gunfight, showdown, heroes, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 10K
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, humorous, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, caper, cowboy, frame up, rivalry, revenge, gunfight, treasure hunt, horse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, cowboy, liberation theology, monk, gunfighter, mexican revolution, heroes, one man army, tough heroes, righting the wronged, battleship, abduction ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: civil war, family, adventure, old west, gold, wilderness, native american, criminal, small town, attempted murder, survival, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, victorian era, 1830s, 1880s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful, retro
Plot: american indian, rescue, hostage, small town, chase, captivity, society, culture clash, chief, cowboy, native american, native american white relationships ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Apache Uprising (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, stagecoach, rebellion, apache tribe, tough heroes, hitman, false accusation, americana, vigilantism, cons and scams, heist, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: train, cowboy, old west, hostage, disaster, catastrophe, tough heroes, partners, folk hero, escapades, daring rescue, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, track down, rivalry, heroes, crimes, kidnapping, vigilantism, criminal heroes, manhunt, hitman, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
44%
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: native american attack, apache indian, cowboy, soldier, righting the wronged, dishonesty, opposites attract, crimes, rivalry, heroes, society, military ...
Place: europe, italy, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, prison, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, redemption, escapades, track down, chase, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, tense, cynical, talky, brutal ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, military, kidnapping, cattle, colonel, chase, irish, cowboy, businessman, battlefield, swamp ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: virginia, texas, ireland, vienna, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
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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, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, bounty hunter, dominant woman, on the road, mysterious character, vengeance, wilderness, gunslinger, adventure, promise, woman with a gun, escort ...
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, marshal, bar fight, old west, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%