Movies like The War Wagon

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The War Wagon (1967)
 6.9
 9K
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, captivating, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy, violence, van, countryside, old west, adventure, horse, crimes, friends, partners, against the odds, chases and races, dishonesty, buddies ...
Place: usa, mexico

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Most similar movies to The War Wagon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about gunfight, rivalry, cowboy, crimes, violence, cowboy hat and heroes mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The War Wagon: Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), The Comancheros (1961), El Dorado (1966), Charro! (1969). 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, bank, family relations, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, texas ranger, renegade, gambler, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.6
 25K
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, good versus evil, vigilantism, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, heroes, gang, gunfight, gun, chase, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heist, vengeance, vigilantism, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, victorian
Place: sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany, USA
Duration: 161 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, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cowboy, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, gunfighter, cowboy, steam train, chase, gangsters, destiny, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 9K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, gold, crimes, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, outlaw, native american, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, western town, revenge, gunfight, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, manhunt, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, heroes, ransom, presumed dead, estrangement, scout, cigar smoking, old west, gang, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 70s, 20th century ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Rare Breed (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and her daughter Hilary are left to carry out his dream: the introduction of Hereford cattle into the American West. They enlist Sam "Bulldog" Burnett in their efforts to transport ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tough heroes, crimes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 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, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Molly and Lawless John (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Western - Molly, the shy, romance-starved wife of an arrogant frontier sheriff, finds herself drawn to a prisoner in her husband's jail. This prisoner, a handsome young man named Johnny, plays on Molly's sympathy and convinces her to help ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, friends, vengeance, prison, captivity, kidnapping, cons and scams, lone wolves, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, disorder, tough heroes, vigilantism, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, bank ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, village, heroes, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, society, rivalry, adventure, partners, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, journalism, rivalry, crimes, prison escape, country, murder, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 8K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, family in danger, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
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All Hat (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con returns to his rural Ontario roots and outwits a corrupt and wealthy thoroughbred owner trying to take over a slew of local farms. Ray Dokes, a charming ex-ballplayer, returns from jail to discover the rural landscape of his childhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ranch, adventure, friendship, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, addiction, gambling, rivalry, criminal heroes, ex convict, rich kid ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, jail, sheriff, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, americana, vengeance, price of justice, escapades, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, gang, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, treasure hunt, heist, vigilantism, on the road, curses spells and rituals, small town, prison life, vengeance, stash, escape, battles ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%