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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, vengeance, heroes, gunfight, gang 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, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, bank, family relations, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship, small town ...
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, bounty hunter, on the run, deadly, chases and races ...
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hanging, psychopath, vigilantism, bounty hunter, train robbery, gang, crimes, adventure, on the run, partners, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, quarry, 70s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, crimes, obsessive quest ...
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: 84 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: rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism, heroes, crimes, police corruption, criminal heroes, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, dishonesty, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
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49%
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: serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, small town, small town life, bank, parents and children, social relations, old west, family relations, down on your luck, crimes, farm, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, old west, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, false accusation, vengeance, parents and children, track down, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, gory, anti war, bank, heist, vengeance, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, strong female presence, chases and races, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, righting the wronged, rivalry, crimes, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, old west, vengeance, vigilantism, kidnapping, graphic violence, good versus evil, lone wolves, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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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, rivalry, fighting crime, manhunt, politics, dishonesty, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, pursuit, old west, rivalry, danger, chases and races, society, lone wolves, 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: gloomy, rough, contemplative, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, outlaw, criminal, unfulfilled love, tragic love, prison, uninhibited rivalry, train, surrender, americana, fall in love, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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El Dorado (1967)
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, 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, stylized, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, righting the wronged, family relations, rivalry, dishonesty, gang, escapades, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, siblings relations, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: manhunt, bank, heist, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, crime, misfit partners, on the run, partners, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, mississippi, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, small town, rape, mayor, saloon, vengeance, mine, arson, graphic violence, social relations, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, danger, mind game, partners, chase, criminal heroes, heroes, gang, legends and myths, prison, vengeance, old west ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: escape, helicopter, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, sheriff, friendship between men, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
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31%
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: gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, friends, buddies, criminal's revenge, crimes, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, urban ghetto, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, 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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: cowboy, farm, danger, single parent, heroes, crimes, family relations, tough heroes, couples, kidnapping, cons and scams, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, old west, small town, murder, revenge, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ 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, bank, small town, wedding, gold, redemption, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, sheriff, criminal, rescue, lone wolves, chases and races, rivalry, on the run, gang, heroes, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gang, heist, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, jail, hotel, prison, crime, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, good versus evil, gang, vigilantism, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, heroes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
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30%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, small town life, infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chases and races, on the run, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, usa
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30%
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True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, family relations, siblings relations, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%