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: farm, murder, sheriff, adventure, old west, heroes, hitman, crimes, misfit, graphic violence, vengeance, rivalry, society, infidelity, starting over, redemption, introspection, moral dilemma, wilderness, clergy, hopes, criminal heroes, religions or cults, revenge, cheating wife ...
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 serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, gunfight, old west, chases and races and murder mostly in Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Red Headed Stranger: 6 Guns (2010), Barbarosa (1982), Gunfight at La Mesa (2010), The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Taggart (1964). 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, strong female presence, heroes, rape, gunfight, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
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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
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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: realistic, serious, rough, tense, scary
Plot: showdown, old west, gunfight, heroes, rivalry, mysterious character, heroic mission, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, injustice, destiny ...
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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
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86%
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Taggart (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: revenge, crimes, old west, master criminal, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, farm, fish out of water, law and order, revenge killing, avenger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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84%
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, murder, partners, crimes, old west, sheriff, countryside, hostage, prisoner, priest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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82%
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
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79%
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, vigilantism, old west, graphic violence, sexual content, good versus evil, lone wolves, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
62%
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: stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, conspiracy, latter day saints, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, state affairs, rivalry, heroes, orphan, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: gunfighter, wrongfully committed, redemption, criminal heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, crimes, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
57%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, farm, family relations, uncover truth, graphic violence, heroes, lone wolves, parents and children, tough heroes, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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
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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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, gloomy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, gunfight, vigilantism, friendship, righting the wronged, tough heroes, friends, tough law enforcer, chase, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
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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
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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, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, heist, fugitives, family relations, small town, criminal, sheriff, murder ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
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50%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
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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, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, righting the wronged, crimes, rivalry, criminal, church, chase, gang, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, gang, rivalry, manhunt, vigilantism, good versus evil, on the run, dishonesty, criminal heroes, tough heroes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
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49%
The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, gunslinger, duel, haunted by the past, fishing, native american, ambush, marshal, rattlesnake, poker, graphic violence, going straight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, fistfight, sheriff, jail, law enforcement, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
47%
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, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Plot: prison, heist, journalism, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, bank, old west, prison escape, country, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 1890s
Place: usa, arizona, nashville tennessee, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, on the run, going straight, rivalry, clergy, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, gangsters, social relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: settler, pioneer, feminism, parents and children, murder, wilderness, wartime life, family relations, strong female presence, starting over, fugitives, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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