Movies like The Night of the Grizzly

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The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
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The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed "Satan" who keeps killing Cole's livestock.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: grizzly bear, adventure, farm, wilderness, child in peril, family relations, small town, bear trap, starting over, bear attack, dangerous animal, against the odds, danger, hunter, parents and children, hopes, rivalry, animal attack, father son relationship, marshal, rifle, hound dog, small town life, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: wyoming, usa

Most similar movies to The Night of the Grizzly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, heroes, adventure, escapades, wilderness, rivalry and gun mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Night of the Grizzly: The Virginian (2014), How the West Was Won (1962), Man in the Wilderness (1971), The Wild Country (1970), The Virginian (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, 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 ⇓
95%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, frontier, outlaw, native american, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, native american, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, violence ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, farming, tornado, post civil war, escapades, family, heroes, friends, starting over, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 5.9
 582
The Virginian (2000)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.
Style: serious, intense, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: cowboy, rivalry, love affair, starting over, romance, hopes, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, moral dilemma, injustice, farm, lone wolves ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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 ⇓
81%
The Cry of the Black Wolves (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Halfwit Indian Akaena promises a fictitious treasure to anyone who takes her down south where the sun always shines. Trapper Bill Robinson, an honest fur trader in Alaska, refuses to sell his dog sled to dishonest miner Mike Williams, who steals it ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: escapades, daring rescue, adventure, manhunt, bounty hunter, chases and races, on the run, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, mountain, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: native americans, wilderness, survival, adventure, rocky mountains, native, interracial relations, respect, hunting, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, 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 ⇓
75%
The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escort, native american, vengeance, ghost, danger, adventure, on the run, rivalry, deadly, rescue, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, bear attack, survival, bear, dangerous animal, danger, family relations, siblings relations, animal attack, brother brother relationship, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there some 12 years ago -- Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, buddies, dishonesty, partners, heroes, law enforcement, adventure, escapades, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 431
Seven Alone (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, wagon train, human spirit, on the road, family problems, family relations, heroes, siblings relations, wilderness, americana, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, against the odds, adventure, obnoxious boss, rivalry, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 33K
The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: serious, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, rescue, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion, track down, rebelliousness, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Lawman (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, old west, social decay, wilderness, americana, violence spree, social misfits, tough law enforcer, dark hero, husband wife relationship, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1880s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The White Buffalo (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: native american, buffalo, saloon, gunfight, heroes, danger, graphic violence, old west, wilderness, escapades, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, moral dilemma, danger, bounty hunter, slavery, civil war, foe turned friend, survival, racism, track down, escapades, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In his travels, Caine meets up with an old man who has several surprises for him. The first being the destruction of the Shaolin order, the second being that the man is the father of the Emperor's nephew whom he killed in China, and the third ...
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, undercover, danger, gangsters, clergy, adventure, gang, working undercover, vigilantism, legends and myths, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young ranger in the Montana wilderness discovers the great forces of nature while learning the importance of honor, trust and integrity. Legendary veteran ranger Bill Bell educates the young man and guides him toward manhood. The year is 1919-a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: in the woods, self discovery, friendship, teenage life, wilderness, coming of age, adventure, ranger, old west, cowboy, hopes, mind game ...
Time: 1910s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
Last of the Dogmen (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, mountain, forest, native american reservation, native american tribe, serial killer, crimes, chases and races, escapades, obsessive quest, adventure, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 386
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, confined, escapades, society, crimes, rivalry, adventure, heroes, hostages, graphic violence, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, mountain, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, chases and races, false accusation, animal life, survival ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mara of the Wilderness (1965)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An altruistic park ranger stumbles upon a beautiful but feral young girl who spent most of her life being raised by a pack of white wolves. But his plans to tame her wild ways are cut short when an enterprising trapper hears about her story and sets ...
Style: serious
Plot: wilderness, feral child, escapades, danger, adventure, orphan, in the woods, animal life, park ranger, raccoon, cabin, bear ...
Time: 60s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 650
White Fang (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: small town, animal training, animal life, friends, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, wounded animal, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, vigilantism, frontier, frontier justice, mountain, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, escapades, rescue, left to die, tough heroes, farm, heroes, danger, track down, interracial relations, kidnapping, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Amongst Vultures (1964)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frontier Hellcat was the fourth in a series of 1960s European westerns based on Karl May's "Winnetou" character. Stewart Granger takes over from Lex Barker in the leading "Anglo"-role of the mysterious maverick who wanders ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: equestrian, apache, native american, danger, gang, adventurer, escapades, old west, parents and children, survival, kidnapping, conquering ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
47%