Movies like Goodnight for Justice

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Goodnight for Justice (2011)
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Goodnight for Justice (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: How long can you wait for justice? After being appointed Circuit Judge, John Goodnight (Perry) travels the territory dispensing justice. After returning to a town that brings back memories of his parents murders, he sees someone who looks familiar.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, obsession, haunted by the past, price of justice, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, righting the wronged, uncontrollable, murder, lawyer, justice, racism, judge, flashback, old west, native american, african american, knife, legal, murder of family, ring, loss of loved one, death of father, death of mother ...
Place: wyoming

Most similar movies to Goodnight for Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, murder, crimes, gunfight, heroes, old west and vengeance mostly in Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Goodnight for Justice: 6 Guns (2010), The Jack Bull (1999), The Virginian (2000), The Showdown (2009), Angel and the Bad Man (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts (2013)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: John Goodnight crosses paths with a stagecoach under attack and comes to the rescue of its passengers, one of whom is a beautiful woman who may or may not have been a prisoner being transported by a detective who did not survive the attack. Their ...
Plot: card game, woman in danger, jumping into water, bullet wound, gambling, colonel, riverboat, judge, con woman, con artists
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, danger, chases and races, strong female presence, heroes, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
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88%
Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of John Goodnight continues.
Plot: gang, outlaw, murder, judge, single mother, criminal, armed robbery, bank robbery, children, justice, legal
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83%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, crimes, murder, injustice, dishonesty, animal life, fighting crime, price of justice, lone wolves, politics, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
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74%
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The Virginian (2000)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.
Style: serious, intense, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: cowboy, love affair, rivalry, starting over, hopes, romance, uninhibited rivalry, injustice, moral dilemma, vigilantism, farm, lone wolves ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Angel and the Bad Man (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A remake of the classic 1947 John Wayne western about an injured gunslinger who falls in with good company in the form of some Quakers.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: redemption, on the run, love affair, self discovery, rivalry, couples, old west, fall in love, romance, lone wolves, gunslinger, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
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69%
 4.7
 365
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, family relations, farm, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, lone wolves, parents and children, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Johnson County War (2002)
Genre: Western
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The three Hammett brothers, Cain (Tom Berenger), Harry (Luke Perry) and Dale (Adam Stroke) are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, epic
Plot: battles, manhunt, rivalry, crimes, isolation, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, old west, siblings relations, americana, hitman ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, lone wolves, gangsters, fugitives, chases and races, heroes, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, deadly, track down, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, rough ...
Plot: prison, heist, old west, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, journalism, bank, prison escape, country, murder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, partners, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vigilantism, treasure hunt, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, chase, danger, adventure, old west, partners, bank robbery, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mexican Gold (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Miraculously escaping a painful demise in the gallows, a notorious outlaw cons a crooked judge, an attractive saloon girl, and an old partner into carrying out the heist of a lifetime. As the plan gets underway, a small town sheriff makes it his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, small town, injustice, vigilantism, femme fatale, sheriff, cowboy, old west, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: old west, on the run, vengeance, kidnapping, betrayal, murder, dishonesty, deadly, family life, rivalry, farm, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
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52%
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: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, revenge, western town, chases and races, tough heroes, righting the wronged, friends, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: arizona
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51%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, law enforcement, vengeance, gang, americana, adventure, obsessive quest, chases and races, escapades, price of justice, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: clever, cynical, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: racism, one man army, murder, society, captivity, rivalry, kidnapping, couples, deadly, dishonesty, interracial relations, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Man from Galveston (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: legal, courtroom, legal action, false accusation, murder, courtroom drama, lynch mob, lawyer, heroes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: texas
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47%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, death, harmonica, villain, warrior, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, yuma arizona, arizona
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46%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
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46%
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The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, small town, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, dishonesty, deadly, rebellion, injustice, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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46%
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Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, vengeance, righting the wronged, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, lone wolves, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century
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45%
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, witnessing a crime, righting the wronged, social relations, tough heroes, americana, injustice, rivalry, bar, vigilantism, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
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Dawn Rider (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, investigation, crimes, warden, tough heroes, family in danger, rivalry, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
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44%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
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43%
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The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, track down, vigilantism, heroes, crimes, rivalry, hitman, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, tough heroes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, bounty hunter, desert, mysterious character, vengeance, wilderness, danger, adventure, gunslinger, escort, promise, murder ...
Place: usa, utah
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41%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vigilantism, on the run, heroes, murder, saloon, vengeance, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly ...
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38%