Movies like Showdown 1973

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Showdown (1973)
 5.9
 828
Showdown (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.
Style: humorous, realistic, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, crimes, heist, best friends, friendship, friends, betrayal, partners, love and romance, chase, track down, fugitives, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, americana, wooing, horse, native american, cowboy, thief, old west, spy, violence, criminal ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about rivalry, gunfight, crimes, heroes, cowboy, violence and chases and races mostly in Western, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Showdown: The Quick Gun (1964), Molly and Lawless John (1972), The War Wagon (1967), Santee (1973), Hour of the Gun (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
95%
Molly and Lawless John (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Western - Molly, the shy, romance-starved wife of an arrogant frontier sheriff, finds herself drawn to a prisoner in her husband's jail. This prisoner, a handsome young man named Johnny, plays on Molly's sympathy and convinces her to help ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, cons and scams, captivity, adventure, confined, criminal heroes, fugitives, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 ⇓
94%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.8
 474
Santee (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, just to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, crimes, vigilantism, murder, track down, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
65%
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Valdez Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.
Style: clever, cynical, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, one man army, murder, love and romance, lone wolves, heroes, crimes, deadly, society, dishonesty, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
60%
Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch (1982)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By the turn of the 20th century, Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Billy the Kid and virtually all of the West's legendary outlaws are either dead or in jail pending execution. Well, all, except train robber and escape artist extraordinaire, ...
Style: gloomy, rough, contemplative, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, outlaw, criminal, fugitives, chase, bounty hunter, love and romance, heroes, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 91
Mexican Gold (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Miraculously escaping a painful demise in the gallows, a notorious outlaw cons a crooked judge, an attractive saloon girl, and an old partner into carrying out the heist of a lifetime. As the plan gets underway, a small town sheriff makes it his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, vigilantism, small town, injustice, femme fatale, sheriff, old west, cowboy, saved from hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 497
All Hat (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con returns to his rural Ontario roots and outwits a corrupt and wealthy thoroughbred owner trying to take over a slew of local farms. Ray Dokes, a charming ex-ballplayer, returns from jail to discover the rural landscape of his childhood ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: ranch, adventure, friendship, vengeance, addiction, gambling, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, ex convict, rich kid ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 16K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, cowboy, gunfighter, steam train, chase, gangsters, destiny, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 2K
Posse (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, squad, cynicism, marshal, posse, politics, on the run, lone wolves, hostages, fugitives, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 3K
4 for Texas (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, partners, crimes, elderly, buddies, good versus evil, womanizer, chases and races, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 30K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, prostitute, prison, escape, mexican standoff, native american, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1870s ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 1K
Wild Rovers (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female gunfighter, ranch, heroes, chase, rivalry, fugitives, unlikely criminals, crimes, anti heroes, partners, lone wolves, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.7
 2K
Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gang, heroes, gun, gunfight, anti hero, self discovery, heist, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
Dead Man's Revenge (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bitter and vengeful fugitive Luck Hatcher, dignified former slave turned bounty hunter Jessup Bush, and wily deputy U.S. Marshal Bodine all converge in a small town so they can hatch an intricate con in order to bring greedy and ruthless railroad ...
Plot: revolver, horse, desert, sand, street shootout, small western town, pistol, outlaw, cowboy, revenge, bartender, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Classic comedic western, Captain Oren Hayes of the Texas Rangers takes a break to visit his daughter in a neighboring town. When he arrives he find's his daughter Hannah's husband Jeff is running for Mayor against a corrupt town boss, Nard ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, aging, texas ranger, anti heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, criminal heroes, misfit, vengeance, friendship, heist, americana ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, nevada, usa, kansas city, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
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