Movies like Red Sun

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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, fish out of water, gang, adventure, 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, battle, blood ...
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, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about rivalry, heroes, vengeance, crimes, gunfight, escapades and chases and races mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Red Sun: Django (1966), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972), The Challenge (1982), The Fighter (1995), The Bodyguard (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: stylized, rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, coffin, gang, good versus evil, old west, lone wolves, hitman, mysterious character, violence spree, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dynamite, mexican, pardon, small town, adventure, buddies, righting the wronged, old west, wife husband relationship, tough heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, redemption ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.3
 678
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, martial arts, fighting style, kickboxing, soldier, old west, adventure, good versus evil, crimes, revenge, dishonesty, heroes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 8.3
 92K
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, bodyguard, ronin, revolver, mercenary, duel, torture, escape, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, treasure hunt, pistol, rivalry, treasure, gang, lone wolves, small town, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, crimes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 271
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, old west, uninhibited rivalry, racism, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 630
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, folk hero, old west, gang, small town, lone wolves, one man army, fighting crime, on the run, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, samurai sword, sword fight, bandit, ambush, katana sword, heroes ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, gunfight, criminal heroes, old west, track down, murder, vengeance, haunted by the past, small town, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 27K
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, realistic, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, coming of age, prison, prostitute, escape, mexican standoff, sheriff, native american, cowboy, outlaw, betrayal, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 20th century, 1870s
Place: mexico, new mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, buddies, old west, injustice, male friendship, righting the wronged, adventure, tough heroes, vengeance, good versus evil, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: semi serious, rough, 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 ⇓
53%
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, realistic, captivating, 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 ⇓
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, dictator, army, daring rescue, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, small town, native american, gory, anti heroes, old west, lone wolves, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bushido Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heist, adventure, military life, crime, political unrest, battles, heroes, military, state affairs, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: With a price on his head, Ichi seeks tranquillity in a favorite village. Since his last visit, it has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have stolen gold from the shogunate. The boss has hired Yojimbo as his hard-drinking ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, spy, gold, sword fight, crime, good versus evil, adventure, lone wolves, master warrior, vengeance ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, old west, desert, fugitives, ranger, adventure, gang, small town, lone wolves, lovers on the run, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, serious, 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, beating ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, anti heroes, clergy, old west, village, culture clash, escapades, heroes, adventure, hopes, rivalry, social relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: prison, kidnapping, 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 ⇓
48%
 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: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, opposites attract, adventurer, hostages, adventure, gunfighter, hunting party, lone wolves, betrayal, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, old west, chases and races, danger, escapades, desert, rivalry, farm, chase, obsessive quest, rescue, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, old west, illegitimate son, duel, tough heroes, adventure, desert, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968)
Genre: Western, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious gunfighter named Django is employed by a local crooked political boss as a hangman to execute innocent locals framed by the boss, who wants their land. What the boss doesn't know is that Django isn't hanging the men at all, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, burned alive, desert, lone wolves, vengeance, tough heroes, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, mysterious character, violence spree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, 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 ⇓
46%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, good versus evil, bounty hunter, old west, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, small town, good versus evil, martial arts, assassin, heroes, desert, revenge, drifter, deception, forest, super speed ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Coffin Full of Dollars (1971)
Genre: Western, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: There's a frontier feud on the border of Mexico. Outlaw Hagen's brothers have been killed by Nevada's Kid's family.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: mexican border, feud, bounty hunter, lone wolves, old west, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gang, track down, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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