Movies like The Spikes Gang

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The Spikes Gang (1974)
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The Spikes Gang (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. The gang of men go on a crime spree and are converted to outlaws with a price on their heads.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theft, runaway, gunshot wound, crimes, vengeance, youth, gang, friendship, heroes, friends, betrayal, graphic violence, farm, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, innocence lost, power relations, bank robbery, thief, criminal, bank robber, robbery ...

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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 crimes, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, gunfight, chases and races and dishonesty mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Spikes Gang: Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973), The Meanest Men in the West (1974), The Missouri Breaks (1976), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. marshal, cowboys and outlaws, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, family relations, bank, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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100%
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, psychopath, hanging, bounty hunter, vigilantism, train robbery, gang, crimes, fugitives, good versus evil, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, criminal's revenge, on the run, against the odds, crimes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
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52%
A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, police corruption, criminal heroes, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Secret of Giving (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. But she's a tough cookie, and proves that a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: christmas, social relations, hidden identity, aging, bank, small town, crimes, farm, redemption, old west, family relations, single parent ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, old west, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, false accusation, track down, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, revenge, bank robbery, pacifist, investigation, heist, vengeance, anti war, bank, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, murder, danger, heroes, chases and races, strong female presence, rape ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, crimes, rivalry, righting the wronged, criminal, church, danger, gang, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, lone wolves, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, deadly, gang, confined, vigilantism, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, injustice, crimes, vengeance, murder, dishonesty, politics, manhunt, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lone wolves, track down, vengeance, woman in danger, old west, fall in love, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, danger, society, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch (1982)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By the turn of the 20th century, Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Billy the Kid and virtually all of the West's legendary outlaws are either dead or in jail pending execution. Well, all, except train robber and escape artist extraordinaire, ...
Style: rough, gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, outlaw, criminal, americana, fall in love, unfulfilled love, old west, prison, train, uninhibited rivalry, tragic love, surrender ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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El Dorado (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Keoma (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make matters worse, Keoma's three half-brothers have joined ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, vengeance, old west, family relations, righting the wronged, orchestral, rivalry, dishonesty, gang, escapades, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Town Called Hell (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revolution, corrupt officer, vengeance, deadly, rebellion, hostage, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, bounty hunter, tough heroes, gunfight, partners, shooting, hunt down, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Doc West (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After bandits steal his poker winnings this American legend makes his way to the next town in search of them. Seeking out his revenge during a poker game gone bad Doc West finds himself in the local town jail. When his past is exposed and a battle ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gambling, danger, mind game, chase, criminal heroes, gang, heroes, partners, legends and myths, prison, vengeance, old west ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, small town, mayor, rape, saloon, vengeance, deadly, good versus evil, rivalry, hopes, mine, arson ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: manhunt, bank, jesse james, misfit partners, chases and races, dishonesty, crime gone awry, siblings relations, heist, disorder, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 1870s, 19th century
Place: usa, minnesota, mississippi, missouri, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, escape, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, friendship between men, prison escape, jail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, friends, criminal's revenge, buddies, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, society, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Conagher (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: farm, cowboy, family relations, couples, tough heroes, cons and scams, romance, love and romance, gang, crimes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, gold, bank, small town, wedding, redemption, gang, criminal heroes, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
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Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, cons and scams, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, jail, hotel, prison, disorder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Walk the Line (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tawes is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, rivalry, dishonesty, on the run, crimes, fugitives, police corruption, cons and scams, infidelity, heist, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%