Movies like Red Sun

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Red Sun (1971)
 6.9
 8K
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, katana, martial arts, gang, betrayal, train robbery, katana sword, adventure, heist, vengeance, heroes, misfit, anti hero, obsessive quest, master warrior, one man army, chases and races, escapades, disorder, lone wolves, rivalry, fish out of water, culture clash, odd couple, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, heroes, crimes, gunfight, gun, vengeance and violence mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Red Sun: Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), Incident at Blood Island (1970), Django (1966), Young Guns II (1990), The Fighter (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, storytelling, treasure, mysterious character, samurai, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, drifter, lone wolves, heroes, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, betrayal, ronin, martial arts, katana, dishonesty, gang, heroes, rivalry, mountain, master warrior, lone wolves ...
Place: japan, asia
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100%
 7.2
 26K
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: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, strong violent content, chaos, killing off one by one, tough heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 32K
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, native american, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, outlaw, bounty hunter, sheriff, prostitute, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, soldier, master warrior, martial arts, western town, fighting style, rescue, escapades, lone wolves, rivalry, military ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, society, buddies, adventure, confined, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, rescue, survival, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, adventurer, danger, hostages, rivalry, hostage, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 768
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, betrayal, fighting crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, soldier, on the run, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, one man army, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, sword fight, aikido, martial arts, tough law enforcer, contests and competitions, chases and races, danger, rivalry, master warrior, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, old west, village, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, society, rivalry, adventure, partners, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes, chases and races, danger, rivalry, vengeance, american civil war, crimes, hitman, diary ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 56K
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, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, nebraska, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, heist, chase, on the run, river battle, dishonesty, law enforcement, lone wolves, partners, tough law enforcer, fugitives, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, murder, assassin, gang of outlaws, sword fight, brutality, blindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, treasure hunt, train, bounty hunter, heroes, fugitives, tough heroes, countryside, americana, heist, track down, bank ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 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, tough heroes, injustice, against the odds, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, chases and races, fugitives, unlikely partners, crimes, partners, frame up, vengeance, false accusation, tough heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, battles, army, dictator, gang, escapades, heroes, politics, chases and races, rivalry, danger, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: vigilantism, old west, heroes, adventure, crimes, friends, secret identity, buddies, folk hero, daring rescue, assassination, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolutionary, gunfight, sheriff, murder, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, track down, siblings relations, political unrest, old west, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
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40%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, small town, anti hero, old west, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, lone wolves, revolver, male female relationship, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, criminal, outlaw, gunfight, social relations, religions or cults, disorder, chases and races, anti heroes, adventure, clergy, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, americana, vengeance, price of justice, escapades, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, gang, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, renegade, gambler, texas ranger, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, jail, martial arts, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 114K
Yojimbo (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: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ronin, mercenary, sword fight, gang, lone wolves, anti heroes, small town, betrayal, village, escape, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bushido Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, crime, master warrior, military, crimes, escapades, adventure, destiny, heist, political unrest, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 1K
God's Gun (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, vigilantism, murder, investigation, leadership, danger, bounty hunter, crimes, deadly, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Outlaws (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest ...
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battles, battle, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: missouri, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%