Movies like Antonio das Mortes

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Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Antonio das Mortes (1969)
Original name: O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: France, Brazil, West Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mauricio do Valle reprises his role as Antonio das Mortes, the troubled hitman from Black God, White Devil. A new incarnation of Cangaceiro bandits, led by Coirana, has risen in the badlands. A blind landowner hires Antonio to wipe out his old nemesis. Yet after besting Coirana and accompanying the dying man to his mountain hideout, Antonio is moved by the plight of the Cangaceiro’s followers. The troubled hitman turns revolutionary, his gun and machete aimed towards his former masters.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surreal, stylized, allegory, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: revolution, redemption, adventure, heroes, hitman, crimes, rich and poor, graphic violence, life is a bitch, rebellion, injustice, escapades, rivalry, society, folk, lone wolves, underdog, political corruption, dishonesty, hopes, state affairs, power relations, village, revenge, mysticism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: brazil, latin america

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Black God, White Devil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
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Place: brazil, latin america
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Entranced Earth (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins opposes two equally corrupt political candidates: a pseudopopulist ...
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A Bullet for the General (1967)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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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.
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Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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