Movies like Take a Hard Ride

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Take a Hard Ride (1975)
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Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, desert, gambling, gunslinger, gunfight, murder, explosion, gunfighter, fistfight, horse chase, gatling gun, saloon, crimes, old west, friends, partners, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, right hand man, tough heroes, martial arts, henchman ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona, new mexico

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Most similar movies to Take a Hard Ride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, heroes, gun, rivalry, violence, street shootout and crimes mostly in Western, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Take a Hard Ride: Sabata (1969), The Return of Sabata (1971), Death Rides a Horse (1967), The Grand Duel (1972), For a Few Dollars More (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, small town, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
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95%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, lone wolves, revolver, male female relationship, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, jail, martial arts, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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69%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Monaco
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, vigilantism, heroes, on the run, saloon, fighting crime, dishonesty, buddies, society, chases and races, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, duel, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, gunfight, sidekick, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, el paso texas, arizona ...
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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: vigilantism, murder, one man army, heroes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, clergy, tough heroes, hitman, psychopath, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, graphic violence, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes, escapades, heroes, gang, chases and races, territory, arizona territory, big breasts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, gunfighter, cowboy, chase, gangsters, destiny, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, cowboy, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
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49%
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, crimes, heroes, chases and races, escapades, rescue, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, gunfight, western town, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, manhunt, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Big Gundown (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, bounty hunter, waterhole, mormon, maverick, murder, old west, false accusation, dishonesty, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James Garner is Luther Sledge, the leader of a pack of rebels who are planning to steal a stash of gold. But after the thieves actually manage to get away with the bounty, they soon discover that the enemy lies within their midst. As they begin to ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, friends, gambling, treasure hunt, heist, vigilantism, on the road, curses spells and rituals, small town, prison life, vengeance, stash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, rivalry, relationship vs career, track down, starting over, tough heroes, crimes, misfit, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this unusual spaghetti western departure for exploitation filmmaker Paolo Cavara (La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero), two friends help Sam Houston work for Texas statehood. Johnny Ears (Franco Nero) and his deaf-mute sidekick Erastus "Deaf" ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroes, prostitute, hitman, disability, stash, tough law enforcer, buddies, gang, chases and races, lone wolves, mute or deaf ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, battles, gory, righting the wronged, farm, social relations, on the run, friends, tough heroes, hitman, heist, friendship ...
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42%
 6.3
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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, revenge, native american, crimes, tough heroes, injustice, against the odds, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 869
Blood Money (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During a hold-up in the Wild West, Dakota kills a rich old Chinese man, Wang. Later, he is captured, sentenced, and is about to be hanged - and he never profitted from Wang's death, has he buried him with the photographs of his four widows, and ...
Style: rough, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, treasure hunt, older man younger man relationship, graphic violence, old west, interracial relations, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, danger, escapades, partners, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.
Style: cult film
Plot: betrayal, chase, small town, cowboy shirt, six shooter, street shootout, cowboy hat, cigar smoking, hostage, robbery, battle, moral transformation ...
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40%
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Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, marshal, righting the wronged, heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, gang, good versus evil, law enforcement, lone wolves ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
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40%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, card playing, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, orchestral, sexual content, strong violent content, serial murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, village, old west, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, partners, good versus evil, buddies, life is a bitch, escapades, underdog ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
35%
10,000 Dollars for a Massacre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Django is hunting the bandit Manuel, because there's a price on his head. But when he meets Manuel, he joins his gang instead for a robbery.
Style: stylized, rough, cynical, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, gold, outlaw, poker, criminal, saloon, kidnapping, vengeance, old west, confined, orchestral ...
Time: 19th century
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34%
 6.4
 2K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, buddies, partners, rivalry, friends, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 2K
'Doc' (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A revisionist western, "Doc" is Frank Perry's attempt to accurately portray the lives and persons of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, and the now-legendary events that took place in the town of Tombstone, starring Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, americana, legends and myths, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, rivalry, danger, state affairs, crimes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 514
Santee (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, just to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, dishonesty, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
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33%
 6.3
 1K
Blindman (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit.
Style: rough, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mail order bride, escapades, obsessive quest, crimes, danger, rivalry, bounty hunter, dishonesty, partners, heroes, chases and races, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%