Movies like Red Sun

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Red Sun (1971)
 7.0
 7K
Red Sun (1971)
Original name: Soleil rouge
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 fellows.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, fish out of water, adventure, gang, sword, lone wolves, odd couple, obsessive quest, vengeance, culture clash, heist, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, misfit, rivalry, anti heroes, master warrior, one man army, chases and races, disorder, blood, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico

Most similar movies to Red Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, gunfight, heroes, crimes, vengeance, cowboy boots and violence mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Red Sun: Django (1966), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972), The Fighter (1995), Young Guns II (1990), Shalako (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 22K
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, violence spree, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dynamite, mexican, pardon, buddies, adventure, small town, old west, righting the wronged, wife husband relationship, tough heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.3
 694
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, martial arts, fighting style, kickboxing, soldier, adventure, old west, good versus evil, crimes, revenge, dishonesty, heroes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 28K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, coming of age, escape, prison, prostitute, outlaw, sheriff, native american, mexican standoff, betrayal, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, new mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.5
 2K
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, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, betrayal, survival, opposites attract, adventurer, adventure, hostages, gunfighter, hunting party, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Challenge (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword fight, aikido, adventure, gang, gangsters, master warrior, samurai sword, track down, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 645
Blind Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, criminal heroes, old west, folk hero, small town, gang, lone wolves, one man army, fighting crime, on the run, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Hills Run Red (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, criminal heroes, vengeance, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, hidden identity, crime gone awry, hitman, crimes, danger, little boy ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.4
 3K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, small town, native american, anti heroes, gory, old west, lone wolves, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, buddies, old west, injustice, male friendship, adventure, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vengeance, good versus evil, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, based on radio show ...
Plot: vigilantism, adventure, buddies, old west, folk hero, vengeance, lone wolves, daring rescue, tough heroes, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Several hundred years after the Battle of Dannoura, the Genji and Heike clans face off again in a poor mountain town with a buried treasure legend. A revolver-wielding stranger, a lone gunman, burdened with emotional scars and blessed with ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, pistol, rivalry, treasure hunt, treasure, gang, lone wolves, small town, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, crimes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.3
 95K
The Bodyguard (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, small town, betrayal, mercenary, ronin, bodyguard, revolver, duel, torture, escape, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 1K
Texas, Adios (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The tough gun-man Burt Sullivan (Franco Nero) leaves his job as a town sheriff to go to Mexico to find the man, Cisco, who killed his father many years ago. He and his younger brother arrive in a small town where everybody is afraid of Cisco who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, gunfight, murder, criminal heroes, track down, old west, vengeance, haunted by the past, small town, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: 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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, old west, illegitimate son, duel, desert, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, exciting, 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 ⇓
53%
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, army, dictator, adventure, daring rescue, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 50K
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, serious, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, friendship, street shootout, vigilantism, adventure, brutality, billy the kid, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, treasure hunt, train, murder, fugitives, gang, crime, lone wolves, bank, track down, countryside, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 276
Land Raiders (1970)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: raid, murder, forgery, uninhibited rivalry, old west, racism, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. Eight years after the massacre, the man has returned to the desert town, now a highly trained samurai swordsman ready to seek justice. ...
Style: rough, semi serious, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gore, samurai, lone wolves, gory, master warrior, vengeance, violence spree, deadly, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Incident at Blood Island (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, including a gang set on stealing shogunate gold that's soon to come over the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: samurai, betrayal, martial arts, ronin, lone wolves, master warrior, katana sword, bandit, sword fight, ambush, samurai sword, heroes ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, anti heroes, clergy, old west, church, deserter, culture clash, village, escapades, adventure, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Valdez Horses (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chino Valdez is a loner horse breeder living in the old west. Partly a loner by choice, and partly because, being a 'half-breed', he finds himself unwelcome almost everywhere he goes. One day, a young runaway named Jimmy shows up at his ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: ambush, fistfight, horse, male in bathtub, canyon, half breed, street fight, lasso, lone wolves, forbidden love, fugitives, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, ireland, new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, prison, gang, rescue, fugitives, on the run, mistaken identity, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, obsessive quest, vengeance, price of justice, adventure, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, americana, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gone with the West (1974)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Enlivened by the star turns from James Caan and Sammy Davis Jr., we follow the tale of a not-so-reputable hero. Jud McGraw and a less than innocent Native American maid, known as Little Moon. They have both come to the deserted town of Black Nullar ...
Style: semi serious, rough, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, false accusation, dishonesty, rivalry, fugitives, unlikely partners, frame up, tough heroes, chases and races, life is a bitch, crimes, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: old west, farm, family life, crime, murder, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 1K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, escapades, horse, kiss, gunfight, ferry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, lone wolves, gory, countryside, ship, old west, daring rescue, kidnapping, righting the wronged, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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