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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, adventure, heist, vengeance, gang, heroes, misfit, 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, tough heroes, sword, horse, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico

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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, vengeance, heroes, crimes, pistol and cowboy boots mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Red Sun: Django (1966), The Fighter (1995), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972), Young Guns II (1990), Blind Justice (1994). 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, atmospheric, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, coffin, heroes, deadly, chaos and mayhem, crimes, violence spree, lone wolves, escapades, chases and races, killing off one by one ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
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95%
 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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, martial arts, soldier, kickboxing, fighting style, master warrior, adventure, crimes, contests and competitions, escapades, chases and races, tough law enforcer ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, mexican, dynamite, crimes, confined, adventure, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, partners, heroes, buddies ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, prison, prostitute, escape, mexican standoff, outlaw, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, betrayal, fighting crime, crimes, heist, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, one man army, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, native american, opposites attract, adventure, tough heroes, culture clash, vengeance, adventurer, hostages, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, based on radio show ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, adventure, assassination, tough heroes, old west, gang, crimes, escapades, daring rescue, friends, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, kidnapping, underdog, missing person, heroes, partners, buddies, society, old west, rescue, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crime gone awry, american civil war, rivalry, hidden identity, vengeance, criminal heroes, chases and races, hitman, dishonesty, crimes, knife in hand ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, desert, native american, rivalry, lone wolves, anti heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, crimes, tough heroes, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, aikido, sword fight, righting the wronged, danger, redemption, heist, vigilantism, vengeance, supernatural ability, track down ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, rivalry, treasure, pistol, treasure hunt, small town, one man army, tough heroes, gang, mysterious character, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, adventure, escapades, desert, on the run, obsessive quest, heroes, track down, chases and races, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, mercenary, lone wolves, small town, betrayal, duel, torture, escape, bodyguard, revolver, ronin, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, train, murder, bounty hunter, heist, tough heroes, crimes, bank, investigation, gang, countryside, americana ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, army, dictator, tough heroes, battles, rivalry, politics, gang, heroes, partners, danger, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, murder, gunfight, righting the wronged, small town, vengeance, political unrest, heroes, tough heroes, track down, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, righting the wronged, religions or cults, social relations, hidden identity, on the run, disorder, dishonesty, redemption, heroes, leadership, clergy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, small town, vigilantism, on the run, cowboy, street shootout, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revolver, good versus evil, vengeance, old west, gambling, social relations, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, tense, stylized, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gore, samurai, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, heroes, gory, lone wolves, violence spree, master warrior, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: rough, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, fugitives, chases and races, false accusation, vengeance, rivalry, frame up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: betrayal, samurai, martial arts, ronin, dishonesty, crimes, master warrior, lone wolves, heroes, rivalry, gang, bandit ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, renegade, gambler, texas ranger, chase, vengeance, murder, adventure, renegades, working undercover, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, arizona ...
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, kidnapping, on the run, vengeance, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, criminal's revenge, farm, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, half breed, male in bathtub, canyon, horse, lasso, street fight, family relations, fugitives, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, europe, ireland, arizona
⇓ 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: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, monastery, countryside, heroes, gory, going straight, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, starting over, old west, abduction ...
Time: 19th century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, raid, tough heroes, heist, danger, deadly, dishonesty, old west, racism, rivalry, vengeance, forgery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: tense, stylized, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, warrior, old west, gunfight, track down, suicide, rivalry, small town, gang, reward, duel, insanity ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, gang, buddies, obsessive quest, partners, chases and races, adventure, escapades, price of justice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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