Movies like El Diablo

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El Diablo (1990)
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El Diablo (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When mild-mannered teacher Billy Ray Smith (Anthony Edwards) vows to bring a student's kidnapper to justice, he needs a bit of help. Lacking any cowboy skills of his own, he signs on a speedy gunslinger (Joe Pantoliano) and a no-nonsense cowboy (Louis Gossett Jr.) to help. Now, Smith may just have a chance at capturing his man: the merciless bandit El Diablo (Robert Beltran).
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mexican standoff, adventure, heroes, hostages, hostage, confined, teachers and students, partners, anti hero, danger, amateur detective, unlikely partners, chases and races, small town, escapades, lone wolves, strong female presence, rescue, woman in danger, anti heroes, renegades, tough heroes, horse, native american ...
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to El Diablo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, heroes, rivalry, old west, crimes, chases and races and tough heroes mostly in Western, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like El Diablo: Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990), Catlow (1971), Buddy Goes West (1981), Lightning Jack (1994), Six Gun (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, renegades, tough heroes, society, buddies, confined, woman in danger, missing person, americana, vigilantism, memory loss ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 1K
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, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, soldier, bounty hunter, apache, outlaw, criminal, crimes, chase, buddies, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Buddy Goes West (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trinity series star Bud Spencer returns to the Wild West in director Michele Lupo's comic tale of an outlaw drifter, Buddy, who is mistaken for a doctor after his Indian companion inadvertently steals a bag of surgical instruments. When a band ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, old west, treasure hunt, partners, gang, small town, small town life, good versus evil, lone wolves, dishonesty, buddies, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lightning Jack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, fugitives, tough heroes, disorder, hostage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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 73
Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, danger, rivalry, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, arrest, gunfight, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two men on a desperate search to save a woman only one of them could have!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, captive, old west, americana, anti war, missing child, child in peril, rivalry, criminal heroes, deadly, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the gang takes young Jeremiah hostage. Brady and Billy embark on ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, bounty hunter, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, confined, unlikely partners, escapades, gang, friends, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is captured by McKaye's gang and finds out that McKaye is no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, outlaw, criminal, lone wolves, elderly, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes, obsessive quest, social relations, friends, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
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 3K
Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, survival, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 658
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, crime gone awry, gang, chases and races, good versus evil, gangsters, hopes, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, crimes, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 779
Blood Money (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a hold-up in the Wild West, Dakota kills a rich old Chinese man, Wang. Later, he is captured, sentenced, and is about to be hanged - and he never profitted from Wang's death, has he buried him with the photographs of his four widows, and ...
Style: offbeat, rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, treasure hunt, older man younger man relationship, escapades, danger, partners, unlikely partners, old west, riddles and clues, interracial relations, graphic violence, convict ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: cult film, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, satire, interracial relations, heroes, chase, scalp, friends, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vengeance, track down, self discovery ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 3K
Boot Hill (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Victims of oppressive town boss Honey are offered help by an unusual alliance of gunmen and circus performers
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, friends, social relations, good versus evil, buddies, lone wolves, escapades, partners, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, criminal heroes, partners, chases and races, gang, confined, crimes, escapades, buddies, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, partners, chases and races, small town, confined, adventure, heroes, tough heroes, desert, old west, vengeance ...
Place: arizona, mexico, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 1K
Blindman (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit.
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mail order bride, rescue, misfit, bounty hunter, partners, heroes, old west, isolation, vengeance, danger, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, monastery, child in peril, gory, tough heroes, abduction, battleship, righting the wronged, going straight, confined, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 465
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: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, partners, danger, folk hero, fugitives, hostages, crimes, on the run, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, vigilantism, tough heroes, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 4K
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, partners, dishonesty, betrayal, tough heroes, small town, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Professionals (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into Mexico to free the Mexican-born wife of a wealthy Texan from several hundred ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, old west, mercenary, chase, scout, adventure, escapades, on the run, rivalry, partners, tough heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 1K
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, chases and races, tough heroes, graphic violence, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, escapades, gang, river, cowboy boots, boat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, deadly, partners, chases and races, crimes, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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 798
Doc West (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After bandits steal his poker winnings this American legend makes his way to the next town in search of them. Seeking out his revenge during a poker game gone bad Doc West finds himself in the local town jail. When his past is exposed and a battle ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, danger, mind game, partners, chase, criminal heroes, heroes, gang, legends and myths, prison, vengeance, old west ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 422
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, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, small town, political corruption, americana, heroes, gang, good versus evil, dishonesty, lone wolves, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mercenary (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While a Mexican revolutionary lies low as a U.S. rodeo clown, the cynical Polish mercenary who tutored the idealistic peasant tells how he and a dedicated female radical fought for the soul of the guerrilla general Paco, as Mexicans threw off ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, rebellion, escapades, rivalry, state affairs, orchestral, political unrest, vengeance, graphic violence, mine, revolution, clown ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
Boss Nigger (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, disorder, bar fight, partners, chases and races, rivalry, bounty hunter, parody, law enforcement, crimes, small town, track down ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 67K
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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, heroes, village, rescue, actor, farce, fish out of water, friendship, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, vengeance, americana, price of justice, partners, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, buddies, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, old west, western town, mayor, anti heroes, anti hero, gang, danger, heroes, lone wolves, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%