Movies like Showdown 1963

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Showdown (1963)
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Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, cowboy, catastrophe, survival, gambling, heroes, gang, hostage, crimes, fugitives, prison life, disaster, escapades, rivalry, on the run, americana, partners, witnessing a crime, folk hero, unlikely partners, daring rescue, save the day, tough heroes, criminal, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to Showdown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about old west, heroes, gunfight, rivalry, chases and races, crimes and gun mostly in Western, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Showdown: The Quick Gun (1964), Arizona Raiders (1965), Barquero (1970), Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), The Gunslingers (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, good versus evil, fugitives, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, best friends, hopes, on the run, crime gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, lovers on the run, lone wolves, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, old west, criminal, tough guy, family relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 2K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, horse, violence, small western town, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, escapades, adventure, rivalry, partners, obsessive quest, buddies, law enforcement, vengeance, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While roaming the wild plains on a quest to find a cache of hidden riches, sharp-shooting bounty hunter Butch (John Elliott) and his outlaw companions come across a deadly gang with supernatural powers in this stylized Western. As the hunt for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, bounty hunter, gang, rivalry, plague, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, old west, travel, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, murder, graphic violence, track down, gang, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, partners, investigation, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ 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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, rivalry, gang, vigilantism, chase, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, old west, bank robbery, psychopath, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Gunmen of Rio Grande (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp comes to a small town, Rio Bravo, to help the woman saloon owner against the town villain and to save a mine owner from robbery.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, crimes, heroes, tough heroes, small town, cowboys and outlaws, miner, small western town, attempted murder, criminal, violence, horse ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, relationship vs career, tough heroes, lone wolves, gang, starting over, criminal heroes, crimes, misfit, track down, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, hunt down, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 5K
Bandolero! (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, desert, mexican bandit, criminal, brother, bandit, executioner, bishop, tough heroes, chase, going straight, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 545
Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, marshal, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 550
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
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, gang, heroes, lone wolves, track down, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, old west, dishonesty, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, false accusation, parents and children, vengeance, grudge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Arness rides again as Matt Dillon, the US Marshal he made popular in the 1955-75 TV series. In this movie he goes after a renegade Apache named Wolf (Joe Lara) who has taken his daughter captive. As a bargaining chip, Dillon helps two sons of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: indian chief, kidnapping, heroes, vigilantism, missing person, americana, woman in danger, memory loss, prostitute, society, buddies, adventure ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, heroes, old west, pregnancy, desert, stagecoach, escapades, crimes, partners, rivalry, society, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 67
Dynamite Jim (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during the American Civil War
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, stylized
Plot: lone wolves, dishonesty, heroes, partners, rivalry, treasure hunt, crimes, betrayal, escapades, adventure, gang, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Hawkes, Jones and Cassidy are on their way to the biggest poker game in history. But a few folks want to see them fold before they even get there.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: farce, gambling, contests and competitions, unlikely partners, heroes, rivalry, partners, ambition, crimes, race against time, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 705
Gunpoint (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Colorado sheriff pursues a ruthless gang of train robbers into New Mexico, where he has no official jurisdiction. Accompanying him is a motley posse, including a sharp-shooting gambler whose fiancee the gang has kidnapped.
Plot: criminal, sniper, cowboys and outlaws, fast draw, villain, gang of outlaws, kidnapping, small town, violence, gunfight, cowboy, small western town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, on the run, rivalry, heroes, investigation, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 281
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.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, crimes, partners, adventure, rivalry, on the run, heroes, dishonesty, fugitives, cons and scams, on the road, canyon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 5K
Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, heist, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, small town, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.5
 405
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, bounty hunter, old west, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, escapades, redemption, track down, chase, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (1992)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Retired marshal Matt Dillon tracks Arizona rustlers and lands in the middle of the 1880s Pleasant Valley War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, gang, heroes, adventure, partners, rivalry, escapades, golden years, vigilantism, lynching, hanging, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Legend of the Golden Gun (1979)
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young farmer and a runaway slave team up to track down the legendary Confederate guerrilla William Quantrill. Along the way they run into a legendary gunfighter, who teaches the young farmer how to shoot and gives him a special gun that shoots ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfighter, revenge, tough heroes, vengeance, old west, americana, uninhibited rivalry, partners, escapades, on the run, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, kansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, friendship, adventure, wilderness, old west, lone wolves, rivalry, buddies, partners, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 834
The Texican (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads north to find his brother's killer. After battling bounty ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, old west, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, manhunt, fugitives, dishonesty, track down, gang, lone wolves ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. Django casts off his habit and digs up his machine gun to practice a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, heroes, one man army, child in peril, countryside, old west, ship, kidnapping, tough heroes, righting the wronged, battleship, abduction ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 605
The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, graphic violence, old west, love triangle, escapades, crimes, fugitives, rivalry, love and romance, manhunt, gang, runaway ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%