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The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961)
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The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. However another man is dead, Will Donovan, from whom he bought the ranch! Neither the Sheriff nor Donovan's children know about the sale. So Case has to switch back to his former profession, while he tries to clarify the situation. He comes across a group of cattle thieves.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, deception, crimes, old west, heroes, gambling, farm, moral dilemma, vigilantism, chases and races, dishonesty, bar, false accusation, law enforcement, redemption, deadly, rivalry, henchman, killer, violence, death, brother, investigator ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, murder and heroes mostly in Drama, Action and Western genres. Some movies like The Gambler Wore a Gun: A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008), The Raiders (1963), The Man Who Came Back (2008), Taggart (1964), Gang of Roses (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, police corruption, criminal heroes, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
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The Raiders (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, hopes, gangsters, rivalry, old west, track down, false accusation, vigilantism, farm ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
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90%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: discrimination, post civil war, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, righting the wronged, injustice, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
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83%
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Taggart (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: revenge, crimes, old west, fish out of water, tough heroes, farm, master criminal, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law and order, apache tribe ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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74%
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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, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
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73%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, righting the wronged, crimes, crime, gang ...
Time: 70s
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Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, prison, law enforcement, deadly, redemption, police investigation, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: contemporary
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Johnny Yuma (1966)
Genre: Western, Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Infidelity, murder, and betrayal lies at the center of this violent Spaghetti western. A scheming wife does away with her husband, causing the man's heir to seek revenge. A number of double-crosses and bloody gun battles follow, eventually ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, greed, framed for murder, chases and races, infidelity, old west, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, battles ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, arizona, yuma arizona
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67%
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Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, terrorism, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heavy metal, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, kidnapping, vengeance, false accusation, frame up, heist, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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They Were Called Graveyard (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Luke Barrett, having lost his memory due to an accident, does not realize that Dingus had killed his wife and brother to take possession of the Barretts' land and money. At first Luke trusts him, but while looking for his forgotten identity he ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, deadly, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, old west, memory loss, vengeance, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Criminal (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to his nervousness. During the night, someone breaks into his flat and cuts her ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, faked death, conspiracy, murder, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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50%
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Minnesota Clay (1964)
Genre: Action, War, Western
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Minnesota Clay seeks revenge on the man who withheld evidence at his trial. There is a problem however, he is going blind.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, gang, prison, crooked sheriff, quarry, wrongful conviction, righting the wronged, injustice, disability, life is a bitch, deadly, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: minnesota
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Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, chases and races, partners against crime, gang, manhunt, private detective, injustice, murder, friendship, old west, vengeance, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
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A Town Called Hell (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, confined, rebellion, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, hostage, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), revolution, corrupt officer ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vigilantism, rivalry, obsessive quest, tough heroes, vengeance, chase, chases and races, soldier, old west, road not taken, blacksmith ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
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Hate Thy Neighbor (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ken Dakota's search for the murderer of his brother, killed by bandit Gary Stevens, at the behest of land owner Chris Malone. Dakota attempts to bring the men responsible for his brothers death to justice.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, life is a bitch, escapades, dangerous animal, crimes, injustice, heroes, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chases and races, deadly, vengeance, frame up, chase, family life, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, anti hero, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, sonora ...
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43%
A Man Called Blade (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli stars as a hatchet-wielding bounty hunter with a dark past and an even more desperate future. But when he disrupts the balance of power in a corrupt mining town, he unleashes a firestorm of brutality, betrayal and cold-blooded murder. ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, murder, mine, vengeance, old west, deadly, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, gang, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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43%
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, old west, pregnancy, heroes, prostitute, stagecoach, society, self discovery, americana, heist, country, on the road ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, yuma arizona
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42%
The Dead Sleep Easy (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican wrestler entangled with the mob seeks revenge after a group of Mexican migrants are massacred in a human smuggling ring.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: hitman, heroes, redemption, danger, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, injustice, deadly, assassination, gambling, collision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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42%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, aging, elderly, one last chance, hitman, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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41%
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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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Last Gunfight (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four people are killed in a saloon hold-up. The townspeople pin the murders on local no-count black sheep Chester Conway. Lawyer Jeff Plummer and prostitute Polly Winters don't believe that Chester is guilty of these crimes, so they hire smooth ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, reward, dishonesty, deadly, legal, strong violent content, power relations, crimes, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, crimes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, siblings relations, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
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Johnny Reno (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, sheriff, chases and races, buddies, partners, americana, small town life, siblings relations, prison, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fifteen Scaffolds for the Killer (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unjustly accused of the murder of three women, the members of two rival gangs are joined to survive to the hunting that the whole town is making. Running away, they reach an abandoned fort in which the attempt to fend off attacks from the group that ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, pastor, rivalry, heroes, gangsters, bounty hunter, dishonesty, clergy, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, revenge, bank robbery, pacifist, investigation, heist, vengeance, anti war, bank, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, gang, lone wolves, hopes, crimes, righting the wronged, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%