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The Appaloosa (1966)
 6.3
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The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and John Saxon, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of a Mexican bandit. The film was directed by Sidney J. Furie, shot in Mexico. The 2008 Appaloosa film (starring Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen) is not related nor a remake of this film, although it has almost the same title.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, adventure, wrestling, bounty hunter, crimes, village life, on the run, folk hero, dishonesty, tough heroes, gunfight, male female relationship, one against many, cowboys and outlaws, village, gang, forbidden love, rivalry, animal life, redemption, lone wolves, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sonora, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about heroes, crimes, gunfight, gun, rivalry, vengeance and old west mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Appaloosa: Gang of Roses (2003), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), El Dorado (1966), Guns for San Sebastian (1968), Aces 'N' Eights (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, adventure, vigilantism, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, against the odds, heist, obsessive quest, dishonesty, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.6
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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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, sheriff, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, farm, criminal heroes, partners, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gunfight, criminal, social relations, religions or cults, righting the wronged, disorder, escapades, hopes, crimes, misfit, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, brutality, adventure, partners, rescue, good versus evil, americana, vengeance, society, criminal heroes, heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, tough heroes, crimes, track down, on the run, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, heroes, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 10K
Inferno (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Lomax (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a drifter who has been in a suicidal funk since the death of his close friend Johnny (Danny Trejo). Riding his motorcycle into a small desert town where Johnny once lived, Lomax is confronted by a gang of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
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Ghost Rock (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1882, John Slaughter and his sidekick Savannah Starr return to a town where an almost forgotten massacre took place 20 years ago. They are determined to find the man responsible.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
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Blind Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, fighting crime, betrayal, heist, old west, soldier, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang, one man army ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Action, Drama, 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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Four Rode Out (1969)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this western, a Mexican desperado tries to flee his partner, a determined girl friend, and a US Marshal.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 361
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, vengeance, kidnapping, old west, vigilantism, good versus evil, lone wolves, crimes, confined, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, crimes, old west, against the odds, dishonesty, partners, good versus evil, australian, chase ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, village, old west, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, escapades, partners, buddies, rivalry, adventure, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
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Guns of Diablo (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, showdown, gunfight, good versus evil, escapades, partners, rivalry, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: small town, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, murder, violence, revenge, horse, mexican ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 36K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: native american, old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, prostitute, mexican standoff, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, bounty hunter, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, determination, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Young Billy Young (1969)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lords, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Once on the job, Kane must also ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, revenge, saloon owner, dancehall girl, social relations, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Place: latin america, mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 28K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, female whipping, chaos, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 831
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, vengeance, vigilantism, old west, good versus evil, best friends, crimes, intrigue ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 144K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, cowboy, sheriff, gunfight, murder, lone hero, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gambler, survival, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, gunfight, revenge, gunslinger, small town, old west, prairie, showdown, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: yuma arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, adventure, escapades, old west, desert, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%