Movies like Django Unchained

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Django Unchained (2012)
 8.4
 1.2M
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, rough, realistic, captivating, serious, suspense, talky, suspenseful, witty, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, gunfight, african american, vengeance, society, rescue, courage, friendship, dentist, one against many, deadly, odd couple, gory, torture, revenge, tough heroes, freedom, violence, united states of america, racial violence, friends, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas, tennessee

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Most similar movies to Django Unchained

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and talky films with plots about vengeance, gunfight, violence, brutality, rivalry, storytelling and violent mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres. Some movies like Django Unchained: The Hateful Eight (2015), The Revenant (2015), Unforgiven (1992), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Hatfields & McCoys (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, hitman, mountain, stagecoach, blizzard, revenge, dialogue, brutality, betrayal, danger, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
 624K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, old west, native americans, snow, revenge, betrayal, native american, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 336K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, regret, revenge, vengeance, one last job, redemption, small town, reputation, mutilation, prostitute, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, emotional, heartbreaking, factual ...
Plot: slavery, life is a bitch, racism, interracial relations, freedom, torture, master and servant, racial slur, confined, rape, survival, civil rights ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: tense, rough, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: old west, civil war, violence spree, gunfight, family relations, rivalry, feud, american civil war, post war, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 663K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, intense, touching ...
Plot: gang, friendship, interracial relations, veteran, elderly, gunfight, pride and honor, neighbor, visceral, redemption, teenager, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, revenge, tough heroes, gunfight, murder, vengeance, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 32K
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, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, criminal's revenge, small town, murder, revenge, old west, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: dark humor, tense, atmospheric, suspense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, working undercover, sadism, german, self sacrifice, hitler, nazi, violence, soldier, danger, legendary ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
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: tense, exciting, epic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, old west, lone wolves, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, greed, gunfight, army, outlaw, cowboy, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: epic, tense, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, mysterious character, warrior, small town, tragic hero, funeral, massacre, hanging, death ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, stylized, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, organized crime, gang war, vengeance, betrayal, revenge, social decay, gangsters, corruption, army, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 44K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, old west, native americans, loss of spouse, rivalry, african american, tough heroes, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, danger, slavery, civil war, racism, track down, foe turned friend, escapades, chases and races, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 38K
True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, manhunt, old west, on the road, hanging, cowboy, vengeance, adventure, partners, odd couple, wanted ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, rivalry, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 268K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, heroic mission, old west, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, track down, gunfight, gang, duel, small town, warrior, reward, sidekick, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.5
 61K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, friendship, gunfight, vengeance, horse, small town, murder, cowboy, love and romance, good versus evil, shooting, arrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 55K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, gunfight, crimes, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, mine, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 258
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough girl, vigilantism, good versus evil, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, lone wolves, confined, gang, old west, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: sadist, brutality, violence, psychopath, retribution, track down, outlaw, gang, wilderness, nihilism, criminal heroes, rape ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 27K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revenge, old west, human nature, native american, mental illness, obsessive quest, partners, anti heroes, unlikely partners, misfit partners, danger, lifesaver ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, usa, iowa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.6
 21K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, liquor, sheriff, revolver, vengeance, redemption, partners, law enforcement, heroes, americana, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lord John Morgan has returned to civilized life in England, but finds he has nothing but disdain for that life. Yearning to embrace the simplicity of the American West-and the Yellow Hands Sioux tribe he left behind, Morgan returns to the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, adventure, culture clash, redemption, lone wolves, interracial relations, escapades, curses spells and rituals, tough heroes, wilderness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, destiny, sheriff, gore, aging, crimes, fugitives, escapades, chases and races, haunted by the past, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, americana, partners, heroes, society, criminal heroes, brutality, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 12K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, culture clash, injustice, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, vengeance, idealism, marshal, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, wyoming, vietnam, asia, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, bounty hunter, hanging, vigilantism, train robbery, hitman, vengeance, fugitives, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspense, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, cowboy, politics, small town, lawyer, outlaw, gunslinger, senator, robbery, old west, society, success ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%