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Advance to the Rear (1964)
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Advance to the Rear (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slapstick rules in this 1964 Civil War comedy about miltary misfits and their incompetent commanders. Directed by George Marshall, and starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Jim Backus, Andrew Prine, Alan Hale Jr., Jesse Pearson, Michael Pate, James Griffith, Preston Foster, Yvonne Craig and the ever ubiquitous Whit Bissell.
Plot: civil war, spy, male female relationship, female spy, manipulative woman, farce, femme fatale, male male relationship, long hair, damsel in distress, cavalry, street shootout, riverboat, female sexual predator

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and parody films with plots about farce, gunfight, heroes, gun, rivalry, horse and violence mostly in Comedy, Western and War genres. Some movies like Advance to the Rear: The Rounders (1965), Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969), Villa Rides (1968), Cloak & Shag Her (2008), The Great Bank Robbery (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Rounders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben (Glenn Ford) and Marion (Henry Fonda) are two cowboys who make a meager living breaking wild horses. Their frequent employer Jim (Chill Wills), who always gets the better of them, talks them into taking a nondescript horse in lieu of some of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy, buddy movie
Plot: horse, partners, buddies, hopes, contests and competitions, animal life, animal training, friends, on the road, ambition, workplace, dancing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, western town, mayor, anti heroes, anti hero, danger, rescue, rivalry, escapades, lone wolves, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Villa Rides (1968)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, resistance, mexican revolution, maverick, gunrunner, power struggle, war, adventure, rise to the top, heroes, ambition, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Cloak & Shag Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Secret agent April Flower and her earnest if hapless sidekick Basil time-travel from London in 1969 to 2019 in pursuit of their nemesis, the evil Dr. Mean. The beautiful but evil Dr. Mean intends to take over the world by means of a love potion that ...
Plot: spy, female spy, lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbianism, erotica, female nudity, sex scene, large breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of phony church leaders attempts to rob a bank controlled by brothers in 1880's Texas.
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, crime gone awry, rivalry, contests and competitions, special agents, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wacky 60s spy spoof.
Style: parody, psychotronic
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agent, agent, farce, spy spoof, james bond spoof, secret agents
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Red Badge of Courage (1974)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to reality.....
Plot: battle, american civil war, battles, forest, gun, shot in the stomach, horse, tent, flashback, civil war, taunting, corpse ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, fortress, beating, rape, escape, rivalry, military, escapades, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, new mexico, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, goofy hero, soldier, farce, disorder, misfit, espionage, social relations, military life, military, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, 70mm film, epic
Plot: native american, quicksand, wagon train, vengeance, americana, track down, culture clash, murder, satire, heroes, society, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Something Big (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find ...
Plot: gatling gun, cavalry, hostage, cowboy, desert, kidnapping, stagecoach, drunkenness, mining town, horse, officer, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Outlaws Is Coming (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rance Roden plans to kill off all the buffalo and thus cause the Indians to riot. After they destroy the US Cavalry, Rance and his gang will take over the West. Meanwhile, a Boston magazine gets wind of the buffalo slaughter and sends editor Kenneth ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jesse james, female gunfighter, gang member, outlaw gang, billy the kid, damsel in distress, held at gunpoint, u.s. cavalry, three stooges
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 72K
Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, village, heroes, rescue, actor, fish out of water, friendship, gang, dishonesty, crimes, danger, buddies ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Texas Across the River (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sam Hollis and his Indian ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: old west, love triangle, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, buddies, chases and races, escapades, friends, native american, cowboy, oil ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: world war two, military, farce, disorder, escapades, goofy hero, misfit, anti heroes, obsessive quest, war, soldier, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Chuka: The Gunfighter (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
Plot: indian attack, fort, cavalry, fistfight, romance, winter, gunfighter, native american, discipline, cowboys and indians, horse, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, military, d day, mental illness, naval officer, american in the uk, love affair, war, romance, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: london, france, england, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely German clerk captures two American flyers and keeps them as prisoners in his basement long after WWII has ended. Director Gottfried Reinhardt's 1965 comedy stars Alec Guinness, Robert Redford and Michael Connors.
Plot: captive, pilot, pow, new world, alternate reality, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Kid Blue (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He's befriended by Reese Ford and his wife Molly, but before long Molly has seduced Bickford. Only ...
Plot: horse, airplane, train, street shootout, robbery, escape, cowboy, crooked sheriff, lawman, outlaw, bar shootout, small western town ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wild Gals of the Naked West (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An old geezer recalls some of the antics of the men and women of his western town, more wild and woolly than Tombstone or Dodge City. In this town no one is a good shot, the women are hungry for new meat, and practical jokers abound. A stranger ...
Style: scatology, sex comedy, parody
Plot: weapons, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudie cutie, ambiguity, vixen, drinking alcohol, satire, farce, saloon, female nudity, fistfight, gunfight ...
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44%
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The Scavengers (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Scavengers Were Rotten to the Core - Thoroughly Disgusting, And Had a Serious Freudian Problem... You'll Probably Love Them
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sergeant, murder, civil war, train robbery, rape, captain, female nudity, corporal, big breasts, american civil war, u.s. civil war, exploitation ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sidekicks (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This 1974 made-for-TV sequel to Skin Game (1971) brings back Lou Gossett, Jr. as Jason, with Larry Hagman taking over the role of Quince, played by James Garner in the first film. On the lam from their most recent scam, Quince and Jason find ...
Plot: scam, bounty hunter, bound and gagged, dynamite, slavery, con artists, prison escape
Time: 1850s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, bounty hunter, heist, desert, outlaw, criminal, danger, lone wolves, gang, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All-American couple who try to bridge the generation gap with their free-spirited son on a trip, frisky business and misunderstandings galore ensue, all funny, vibrant and charming.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: photographer, lawyer, hippie, disorder, couples, infidelity, on the road, teenage life, love and romance, chase, romance, summer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, france, new york, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Could Never Have Sex with Any Man Who Has So Little Regard for My Husband (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this sex farce, two middle-aged pairs of aspiring swingers rent a summer cottage. There they sit around discussing the pros and cons of having affairs.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: farce, swinger, cottage
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39%
House of My Father (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, surreal, satirical ...
Plot: drug lord, farce, organized crime, cowboy, escapades, drug dealing, danger, fall in love, crimes, love and romance, eccentricity, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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39%
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War Machine (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: satirical, political, intense, talky, humorous ...
Plot: world politics, soldier, war, politics, civil war, conspiracy, military, justice, underdog, weapons, mentor, wartime ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: small town, gunslinger, ambush, haunted by the past, marshal, whiskey, saloon, poker, rattlesnake, duel, fishing, native american ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Little Shepherd Of Kingdom Come (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Andrew V. McLaglen's 1961 drama, based on John William Fox's novel, is the tale of a young man returning home after fighting in the Civil War. The cast includes Jimmie Rodgers, Luana Patten, Chill Wills, George Kennedy, Neil ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: civil war, u.s. civil war, horse, musket, battle, death of friend, faith, prayer, violence, hand to hand combat, main character shot, american flag ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An outspoken boy and a gunfighter-pimp save a drifter's life from hanging. The boy's uncle dies, leaving a house and some dry, useless land to the boy. The dying uncle has obtained the drifter's promise to help the boy get what is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, bar fight, on the run, drifter, crimes, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, unlikely partners, partners, rivalry, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%