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The Five Man Army (1969)
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The Five Man Army (1969)
Original name: Un esercito di cinque uomini
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set during the Mexican Revolution, a man known only as "The Dutchman" has a plan, and brings in four of his old acquaintences, including an old army buddy and a silent Japanese swordsman, to help him out by promising a $1000 reward if it succeeds. The plan turns out to be a fool's mission: rob a train carrying $500,000 in gold that's guarded by dozens of heavily armed soldiers and passes through a steady stream of military checkpoints. Naturally, his friends agree to go along with the scheme
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, battles, gunfight, mexican revolution, blood, fort, battle, samurai, bandit, world war one, prison escape, army, gang, gold, truck, mercenary, tough guy, male female relationship, train, gun, card game, gunslinger, hand to hand combat, sword fight ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and cult film films with plots about gun, gunfight, showdown, tough guy, pistol, heroes and martial arts mostly in Action, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like The Five Man Army: Professionals for a Massacre (1967), Return of Shanghai Joe (1975), Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971), Any Gun Can Play (1967), Indio 2 - The Revolt (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Professionals for a Massacre (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Major Lloyd, having stolen the cargo of gold needed to purchase weapons, is heading towards the Mexican border. Three soldiers condemned to death are promised freedom if they recover the precious load. The intervention of a criminal Mexican band and ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: cowboy, gunpowder, blood spatter, battle, martial arts, violence, punched in the face, desert, trio, cavalry, explosion, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Return of Shanghai Joe (1975)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Return of Shanghai Joe
Plot: chase, cowboy shirt, violence, knife, lasso, blood spatter, disarming someone, cowboys and outlaws, kung fu, cowboy hat, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A spaghetti western in which three adventurers team up during the Mexican Revolution. Mary O'Donnell, a radical Irish journalist, wants to foment a peasant revolt in Mexico. She enlists the help of a seedy bandit, Lozoya, by saving him from a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, escapades, rebellion, adventure, rivalry, adventurer, state affairs, political unrest, revolution, combat, battles, mexican ...
Place: mexico, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, treasure hunt, train, bounty hunter, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, countryside, americana, heist, track down, bank ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Indio 2 - The Revolt (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A corporation building a highway through the rainforest hires a gang of mercenaries to get rid of the local Indians, who don't want the highway built through their lands. The mercenaries resort to murder, massacres and enslavement to rid the ...
Plot: jungle, mercenary, rain forest, indigenous people, tough guy, semiautomatic pistol, jungle warfare, martial arts, m 16, disarming someone, blood splatter, boxing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Ninja Destroyer (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lucrative emerald mine and the various protagonists who are struggling to wrest control of it for their own profitable ends.
Plot: martial arts, gang war, kiss, female nudity, sex, semiautomatic pistol, grenade launcher, ak 47, explosion, kung fu classic, pistol, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 821
Shanghai Joe (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.
Plot: kung fu, old west, poker game, piano, stabbed with a fork, stabbed in the stomach, slave trader, dagger, warrior, cowboy, gore, ambush ...
Time: 1800s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 955
The Condor (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or billions -- of dollars in gold that are rumored to be stored ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, gold, on the run, gang, escapades, vengeance, heist, captivity, treasure hunt, track down, tough heroes, renegades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.9
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Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, train robbery, katana sword, aikido, escapades, heroes, misfit, odd couple, disorder, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Hills Run Red (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, american civil war, danger, hidden identity, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, hitman, crime gone awry, army ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Cannon for Cordoba (1970)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1916, a Mexican rebel named Cordoba steals six cannons from the forces of General Pershing who's been sent to bring order to the Texas-Mexico border. Pershing assigns a soldier named Rod Douglas to retrieve the cannons.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, soldier, train robbery, mexican revolution, mountain, heroes, lone wolves, military, adventure, betrayal, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.9
 76K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, one last job, loss of friend, mercenary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sixth film in the series.
Style: cult film
Plot: mexican revolution, cowboy shirt, horse chase, one against many, cowboy, outlaw gang, repeating rifle, bar shootout, six shooter, historic figure, explosion, blood spatter ...
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Unmasking the Idol (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, battles, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, danger, rivalry, hotshot hero, anti heroes, war, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, kidnapping, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, vengeance, danger, graphic violence, daring rescue, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Strike Commando 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Ransom's Vietnam squad leader, Vic Jenkins, is captured by terrorists demanding ten million dollars worth of diamonds in return for his release. Michael, reluctantly aided by local tough-girl Rosanna Boom, is dispatched by the CIA to ...
Style: cult film
Plot: soldier, war, mercenary, enemy, veteran, hand to hand combat, terrorist group, ninja, truck, knife, war violence, smuggling ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dune Warriors (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the end of the world, Earth is a thirsty planet ruled by vicious warlords. One woman is brave enough to fight back; she bands together five warriors to save her town and their precious water
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, gunfight, duel, blood spatter, brawl, soldier, future war, fight, sword duel, kung fu, fencing, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.
Style: cult film
Plot: mixed martial arts, cowboy boots, warrior, sheriff, bandit, brawl, martial arts, outlaw, ambush, gunslinger, street shootout, hostage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
 24K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, orchestral, devious, sexual content, serial murder, rivalry, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
More Wild Wild West (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Robert Conrad and Ross Martin reprise their roles as Secret Service agents of the 1890s.
Style: based on cult tv series, psychotronic
Plot: brawl, river, sidekick, mad scientist, gunslinger, bed, snake charmer, martial arts, cowboy, gunfight, outlaw gang, cowboy boots ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: washington d.c., mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Five for Hell (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gianni 'John' Garko stars as the fun-loving leader of a bunch of oddball, acrobatic G.I.s whose mission is to steal the German's secret attack plans from a villa behind enemy lines, where they run into a brutal Nazi commander played ...
Plot: shooting range, battle, knife, karate, beating, casualty of war, army, female gunfighter, german, baseball, electrocution, behind enemy lines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, battles, army, dictator, criminal heroes, partners, gang, escapades, heroes, politics, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Strike Commando (1987)
Genre: Action, War, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is captured and subjected to a variety of tortures. Eventually he ...
Plot: punching, violence, fistfight, explosion, one man army, chase, battlefield, fire, behind enemy lines, gunfight, gun duel, gun sau ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bounty Hunters (1970)
Genre: Action, War, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in Mexico under the rule of Emperor Maximilian I, Sabata is hired by the guerrilla leader Señor Ocaño to steal a wagonload of gold from the Austrian army. However, when Sabata and his partners Escudo and Ballantine obtain the wagon, they find ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battle zone, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, lone wolves, dishonesty, rivalry, kidnapping, revolution, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu, kung fu classic, rescue, adventure, danger, memory loss, fish out of water, rivalry, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, asia, hong kong, san francisco, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Indio (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A half-breed Marine takes on greedy industrialists in the Amazonian rain forests. Marvelous Marvin proves his ability as a fighter!
Plot: brawl, ex marine, war violence, foot chase, air strike, hand grenade, blood spatter, helicopter, native tribe, grenade launcher, one man army, environmental issue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 1K
Hellbenders (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but not for Jonas, a ruthless Confederate officer who wants to continue the fight by reorganizing Confederate troops in the Southwest with the support of a large sum of stolen money. He devises an elaborate ruse to allow his ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: bar fight, old west, siblings relations, heist, military, on the run, chases and races, soldier, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 105
Kill Crazy (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five Vietnam vets, on release from a mental hospital, think they're headed for a weekend camping trip. Instead they become target practice for an army of killers playing violent war games. It's a massacre until one of the vets becomes a ...
Plot: war game, target practice, vietnam veteran, human prey, female nudity, shot in the chest, blood, shot to death, hand grenade, shot in the head, camping trip, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ninja: The Battalion (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four Chinese germ warfare scientists are kidnapped by a Japanese organisation.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, execution, stick fight, explosion, fistfight, rescue, man kills a woman, death of friend, forest, violence, woman shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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