Movies like Red Headed Stranger

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Red Headed Stranger (1986)
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Red Headed Stranger (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reverend Julian Shay (Willie Nelson) strode into the saloon, pulled out his six-shooter, and killed his adulterous wife (Morgan Fairchild) and the man she had left him for. It was the beginning of his violent transformation from God-Loving preacher to ruthless outlaw.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sheriff, murder, adventure, crimes, old west, vengeance, hitman, heroes, misfit, clergy, religions or cults, graphic violence, farm, infidelity, starting over, hopes, moral dilemma, society, redemption, introspection, criminal heroes, wilderness, deadly, rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana

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Most similar movies to Red Headed Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, old west, gunfight, murder and chases and races mostly in Western, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Red Headed Stranger: 6 Guns (2010), The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Barbarosa (1982), Gunfight at La Mesa (2010), The Long Ride Home (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, danger, strong female presence, chases and races, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, bounty hunter, on the run, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.4
 1K
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, outlaw, criminal, friendship, adventure, wilderness, partners, rivalry, chases and races, buddies, friends, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Gunfight at La Mesa (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tate Noble returns to the town of his youth where as a boy his parents were murdered. His childhood friend Samuel, now the sheriff of La Mesa knows who is responsible, and Tate's arrival sparks hostility between Samuel and his father Judge ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, scary
Plot: showdown, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, mysterious character, injustice, vengeance, destiny, crimes, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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 ⇓
68%
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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, treasure hunt, vigilantism, rivalry, chase, partners, danger, adventure, criminal heroes, old west, bank robbery, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, crimes, rivalry, old west, bank, fugitives, lone wolves, deadly, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 498
The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, good versus evil, life is a bitch, sexual content, profanity, righting the wronged, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Avenging Angel (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination attempt, mormon, latter day saints, society, crimes, rivalry, danger, heroes, orphan, old west, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 377
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, farm, family relations, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, heroes, lone wolves, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 285
The Hanged Man (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: gunfighter, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, hopes, supernatural, righting the wronged, farm, tough heroes, redemption ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: golden years, crimes, adventure, gang, escapades, gory, vigilantism, heroes, partners, chases and races, rivalry, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, crimes, rivalry, track down, starting over, relationship vs career, tough heroes, misfit, chases and races, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 263
Waco (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners are businessman George Gates, mayor Ned West and his daughter Patricia. The ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, going straight, rivalry, on the run, dishonesty, deadly, lone wolves, righting the wronged, hitman, gory, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, rivalry, crimes, journalism, prison escape, country, murder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, rivalry, crimes, desert, adventure, escapades, old west, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After witnessing a brutal massacre, the legendary hero Sartana is ready to do some investigating. Almost everyone in the tiny town of Indian Creek seems eager to buy up the property left behind by the murder victims, and one of them could well be ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, tough heroes, witnessing a crime, heroes, crimes, deadly, small town, old west, graphic violence, gunfight, rage ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, western town, gunfight, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, buddies, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 373
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, on the run, track down, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: small town, gunslinger, saloon, haunted by the past, marshal, fishing, ambush, duel, native american, poker, rattlesnake, whiskey ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, uninhibited rivalry, small town life ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 800
The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, track down, vigilantism, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, desert, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.0
 240
Pioneer Woman (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, adventure, heroes, dealing with death, chases and races, fugitives, starting over, family relations, parents and children, feminism, wilderness, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: wyoming, usa, nebraska, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Retribution Road (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, heist, small town, family relations, deadly, fugitives, showdown, criminal ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 122
Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, criminal, fugitives, danger, crimes, gangsters, heroes, siblings relations, heist, woman in danger, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 454
Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, prostitute, bounty hunter, lone wolves, tough heroes, bar, strong sexual content, righting the wronged, sexual relations, uninhibited rivalry, old west ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 495
Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, righting the wronged, rivalry, crimes, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, vengeance, old west, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, fistfight, jail, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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