Movies like Django Unchained

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Django Unchained
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, talky, rough, realistic, brutal, suspense, dramatic, suspenseful, witty, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue, society, friendship, violent, racial stereotype, foul language, civil war, hitman, cruelty, ethnic slur, one against many, revenge, gunfight, torture ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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Unforgiven
Drama, Western
USA
130 min.
 8.2
Inglourious Basterds
Adventure, Drama, War
Germany, USA
153 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Django Unchained

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, tense, talky and serious films with plots about vengeance, violence, storytelling, brutality, violent, gunfight and dialogue mostly in Drama, Western and Crime genres. Some movies like Django Unchained: The Hateful Eight (2015), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Unforgiven (1992), Inglourious Basterds (2009), The Salvation (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hateful Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, suspense, bloody, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, brutality, blood, plot twist, storytelling, twists & turns, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, hitman, greed, murder, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
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12 Years a Slave
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: emotional, bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: slavery, torture, freedom, kidnapping, racism, interracial relations, brutality, storytelling, civil war, segregation, tragedy, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
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System:   68%
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 8.2
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Unforgiven
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: bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: redemption, revenge, vengeance, gunfight, morality, corruption, murder, one last job, regret, dark hero, sheriff, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, kansas
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
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Inglourious Basterds
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: tense, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, german, heroic mission, assassination, hitler, working undercover, dynamite, plan gone awry, fictional reality, loss of family member, murder of family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
 6.7
 31K
The Salvation
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, violence, small town, redemption, oil, murder, betrayal, good versus evil, gang, brutality, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia
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The Revenant
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: atmospheric, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, revenge, vengeance, wilderness, violence, life & death, betrayal, violent, indians, beautiful scenery, old west, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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    User:   49%
 
 7.6
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True Grit
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: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, betrayal, justice, revenge, murder, young heroes, on the road, verbal byplay, old west, track down, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s, 1800s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california, arkansas
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System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
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The Homesman
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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, road movie ...
Plot: wilderness, mental illness, violence, suicide, tragedy, old west, unlikely partners, on the road, loneliness, insanity, women, redemption ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, nebraska, usa, cross country
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
The Missouri Breaks
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, brutality, criminal heroes, gunfight, violent, good versus evil, adventure, fugitives, runaway, gangs, hunting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 8.3
 43K
Hell on Wheels
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, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, lone wolves, haunted by the past, tough heroes, slavery, courage, vengeance, train, native americans, shooting, blood, brutality ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
 8.3
 785K
Reservoir Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Gangs of New York
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: brutal, suspense, harsh, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, brutality, greed, hidden identity, mob boss, ethnic slur ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The Proposition
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: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, dark humor ...
Plot: brutality, violence, gory, wilderness, vengeance, rape, moral ambiguity, murder, storytelling, revenge, betrayal, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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Gran Torino
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, prejudice, gunfight, loneliness, gang, mentor, culture clash, racism, classic car, coming of age, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   75%
 
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
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: serious, atmospheric, tense, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: small town, politics, lawyer, gunfight, friendship, sacrifice, funeral, uninhibited rivalry, old west, cowboy, drinking, runaway ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
 7.4
 37K
True Grit
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, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, murder, vengeance, revenge, justice, bounty hunter, verbal byplay, odd couple, gunfight, old west, unlikely partners, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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Pulp Fiction
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, redemption, hitman, cult, gory, gangster, gunfight, organized crime, plot twist, brutality, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 7.6
 21K
El Dorado
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, friendship, redemption, gunfight, chase, buddies, violence, old west, farm, righting the wronged, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: small town, prostitution, drinking, folk, wilderness, gunfight, human nature, death, murder, old west, loneliness, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: usa, washington state, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
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 30K
Hang 'Em High
Genre: 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, death penalty, justice, revenge, gunfight, vigilante, violence, murder, hanging, lone wolves, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
Cahill U.S. Marshal
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, good versus evil, bank, criminal heroes, single father, bank robbery, small town, fugitives, camp, indians, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
Lonely Are the Brave
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, friendship, fighting the system, vengeance, gunfight, existentialism, prison, anti heroes, idealism, drinking, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 60s
Place: california, texas, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
The Return of a Man Called Horse
Genre: Western, Drama
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, culture clash, redemption, lone wolves, wilderness, indians, native americans, old west, gunfight, interracial relations, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
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System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
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 7.5
 325K
Collateral
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, assassin, organized crime, violence, murder, storytelling, taxi driver, loneliness, anti heroes, police investigation, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
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, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, destiny, gunfight, violence, manhunt, brutality, death, murder, drinking, on the run, violent, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, mexico
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System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
 7.5
 22K
The Gopher
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as a gunfighter in black, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, cult, surrealism, violence, revenge, on the road, strong sexual content, religions or cults, gunfight, pornography, violent ...
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
A Fistful of Dollars
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, realistic, stylized, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, greed, vengeance, gunfight, violence, brutality, corruption, revenge, good versus evil, torture, lone wolves, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, italy, arizona ...
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System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
Once Upon a Time in the West
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 164 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, atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, greed, corruption, violence, murder, revenge, old west, hitman, mysterious character, small town, storytelling ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
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System:   27%
    User:   24%
 

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Pale Rider
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, violence, gunfight, civil war, revenge, corruption, greed, death, anti heroes, murder, vengeance, violent ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: california, mine
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System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
Hatfields & McCoys
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: epic, realistic, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: civil war, gunfight, death, vengeance, violence, revenge, murder, blood, uninhibited rivalry, tragedy, violent, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
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System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
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