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A Time for Killing (1967)
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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 they soon find themselves in a battle with the Union search party who also is unaware of the war's end.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: american civil war, soldier, rape, escape, fortress, adventure, old west, heroes, military, battles, crimes, graphic violence, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, hostage, prosecution, horse, sniper, combat, revenge, violence, civil war, desert, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, arizona, new mexico, sonora, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, old west, violence and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Time for Killing: Day of the Evil Gun (1968), Arizona Raiders (1965), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), 6 Guns (2010), Shalako (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two men on a desperate search to save a woman only one of them could have!
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, rescue, apache tribe, captive, child in peril, scout, hitman, battles, life is a bitch, lone wolves, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, lovers on the run, lone wolves, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, mexico
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, native american, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, strong female presence, heroes, rape, gunfight, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, survival, rescue, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, hostage, culture clash, crimes, adventurer, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, vigilantism, track down, rivalry, heroes, crimes, hitman, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, desert, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, gunslinger, duel, haunted by the past, fishing, native american, ambush, marshal, rattlesnake, poker, graphic violence, going straight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, on the run, rivalry, heroes, investigation, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Last Hard Men (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: rescue, gang, prison, kidnapping, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, fugitives, blind ambition, obsessive quest, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dishonored Union Army officer (James Coburn) leads a group of convicts to retake Fort Holman from the Confederate Army.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, battles, disgraced, graphic violence, criminal heroes, military, soldier, escapades, undercover, heroes, crimes, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, tough heroes, arms dealing, war, military, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventure, rescue, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
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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: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, gang, heroes, lone wolves, track down, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devil's Backbone (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cavalry officer finds his woman tortured by the Apaches and blames the Army for not properly protecting the outpost, so becomes a deserter and an avenger, stalking and killing Indians without warning.
Style: realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
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Audience: boys' night, kids
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Firecreek (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gunfight at La Mesa (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
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