Movies like Texas

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Texas (1994)
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Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan independence.
Style: exciting, rough, epic, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, war, adventure, revolution, military, politics, rebellion, obsessive quest, danger, society, political unrest, escapades, folk hero, rivalry, americana, leadership, state affairs, horse, female nudity, tough guy, soldier, male female relationship, gun, sword ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico

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Most similar movies to Texas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and captivating films with plots about heroes, battles, soldier, battle, adventure, escapades and gun mostly in Adventure, Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Texas: The Alamo (2004), The Mountain Men (1980), Villa Rides (1968), Kenau (2014), The 300 Spartans (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as if anyone could), Houston led the military in Texas' rebellion against ...
Style: epic, sincere, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, leadership, political unrest, americana, state affairs, adventure, heroes, rise to the top, war, military, head of state, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, heroic mission, isolation, revolution, war, state affairs, battle, patriotism, mexican army, tough heroes, heroes, soldier ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.0
 21K
The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, gunfight, soldier, heroes, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, fur trapper, heroes, wilderness, battles, vigilantism, frontier, frontier justice, native american, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.4
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Villa Rides (1968)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, resistance, mexican revolution, maverick, gunrunner, power struggle, war, adventure, rise to the top, heroes, ambition, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 2K
Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: battles, folk hero, adventure, military, heroes, danger, escapades, leadership, strong female presence, soldier, tent, fear ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, chaos, leadership, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 7K
Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: battles, imperialism, military, heroes, soldier, british empire, death, battle, spear throwing, victory, surrounded, mortar ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspense, cult film
Plot: battles, soldier, adventure, revolution, independence, fall in love, political unrest, parents and children, human spirit, life is a bitch, politics, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, rifle, escapades, american civil war, tough heroes, war, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, rescue, arms dealing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, congress, battles, soldier, tragic hero, military, heroes, american civil war, moral dilemma, tough heroes, americana, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 8K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: battles, military, rescue, soldier, american civil war, village, raid, heroes, adventure, leadership, survival, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, texas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, soldier, heroes, state affairs, escapades, war, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. Fueled by ambition when a Senator Blaine (Don Haggerty) convinces him to run for President, Custer decides to ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, battles, old west, rebellion, society, obsessive quest, state affairs, military, injustice, interracial relations, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the Coliseum - dead or alive!
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, rescue, heroes, battles, rivalry, danger, war, state affairs, ambition, adventure, military, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, military life, against the odds, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, battlefield, war, danger ...
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 111 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 ⇓
41%
A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, fortress, beating, rape, escape, rivalry, military, escapades, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, new mexico, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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The Gaul (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, realistic ...
Plot: battles, heroes, roman empire, destiny, heroic mission, rise to the top, adventure, leadership, betrayal, state affairs, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Chicogrande (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Butch Fenton, major of American army, comes for Villa's head and he's gonna get it. The "Punitive Expedition" proved to be the last major campaign of the U.S. Cavalry. Mexican revolution is the first social movement of the ...
Style: rough, sincere, serious, captivating, epic ...
Plot: revolution, manhunt, rebelliousness, idealism, military, on the run, rebellion, political unrest, escapades, heroes, obsessive quest, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mark of Zorro (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The swishing fop Don Diego de la Vega becomes the swashbuckling masked hero Zorro when tyranny threatens his people in nineteenth-century California.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, secret identity, danger, heroic mission, vengeance, revolution, righting the wronged, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, cult film ...
Plot: vigilantism, old west, heroes, adventure, crimes, tough heroes, secret identity, buddies, folk hero, daring rescue, assassination, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there some 12 years ago -- Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, escapades, buddies, partners, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, adventure, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A spaghetti western in which three adventurers team up during the Mexican Revolution. Mary O'Donnell, a radical Irish journalist, wants to foment a peasant revolt in Mexico. She enlists the help of a seedy bandit, Lozoya, by saving him from a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: heroes, adventure, escapades, adventurer, state affairs, rivalry, rebellion, political unrest, revolution, war violence, fortress, battles ...
Place: mexico, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, danger, adventure, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, battles, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, society, culture clash, foe turned friend, war, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, heroes, kung fu, danger, rescue, adventure, memory loss, fish out of water, fighting crime, society, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, hong kong, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 3K
Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: small town, mexican standoff, blood splatter, sword, gunfight, gore, mogul, battles, gun, battle, horse, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: battles, military, heroes, danger, society, ambition, war, military life, human spirit, political unrest, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 3K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%