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A Distant Trumpet (1964)
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A Distant Trumpet (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from an Indian attack.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, fort, military, heroes, battles, love triangle, interracial relations, officers and cadets, society, wartime life, military life, americana, reluctant partners, power relations, battle zone, cavalry, horse, native american, prostitute, army, desert, u.s. army, racial slur, racism, fiancee ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, native american, rivalry, escapades, crimes, old west and arizona territory mostly in Western, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Distant Trumpet: The Great Sioux Massacre (1965), The Glory Guys (1965), The Devil's Backbone (1971), The Stalking Moon (1968), Duel at Diablo (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. Fueled by ambition when a Senator Blaine (Don Haggerty) convinces him to run for President, Custer decides to ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: soldier, old west, military, americana, injustice, rebellion, culture clash, rebelliousness, society, price of justice, interracial relations, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 604
The Glory Guys (1965)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though a fictionalized Western based on George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the film is almost a generic war story covering the enlistment, training, and operational deployment of a group of ...
Style: serious, captivating, cynical, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, military, soldier, love triangle, cavalry, politics, racism, injustice, americana, survival, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Devil's Backbone (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cavalry officer finds his woman tortured by the Apaches and blames the Army for not properly protecting the outpost, so becomes a deserter and an avenger, stalking and killing Indians without warning.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, crimes, vengeance, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, against the odds, society, rivalry, military, escapades, hopes ...
Place: italy, europe, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, old west, rescue, tough heroes, escapades, interracial relations, rivalry, chase, society, desert, farm, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, adventure, escapades, desert, on the run, obsessive quest, heroes, track down, chases and races, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 511
Pharaoh's Army (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Union soldiers in search of food descend on the farm of a Confederate family and decide to stay until one in their ranks' wounds have healed. While the war weary Union captain (Chris Cooper) falls for the mother of the family (Patricia ...
Style: realistic, rough, emotional, serious, atmospheric
Plot: american civil war, battles, fall in love, defiant, political unrest, farm, rivalry, soldier, military, friendship, society, anti war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ulzana's Raid (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, pistol, violence, massacre, cavalry, u.s. cavalry, apache, danger, military, soldier, chase, idealism ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 983
Sergeants 3 (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mike, Chip, and Larry are three lusty, brawling U. S. Cavalry sergeants stationed in Indian Territory in 1870.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: old west, u.s. cavalry, battle, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, officers and cadets, adventure, escapades, battle zone, interracial relations, americana, treasure hunt ...
Place: las vegas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Trail to Hope Rose (2004)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and marina Black star together with Lee majors and Ernest Borgnine in a western drama. Lou plays an ex convict who tries to make a living as a mine worker, closely watched by Marshal Luther Toll. The convict knows he is just one ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, small town, crimes, adventure, interracial relations, farm, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, society, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Undefeated (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, revolution, soldier, mexican revolution, cavalry, bandit, friendship, vengeance, adventure, escapades, crimes, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 160
The Bravos (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The commander of an isolated frontier cavalry post tries to stop an Indian war and find his son, who has been kidnapped.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, escapades, rivalry, military, american civil war, old west, abduction, heroes, culture clash, fish out of water, rebelliousness ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Time for Killing (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: american civil war, soldier, beating, fortress, rape, escape, rivalry, escapades, crimes, chases and races, adventure, old west ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 205
Fort Utah (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: wagon train, fort, rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades, danger, native american attack, repeating rifle, pistol ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: small town, old west, gunslinger, danger, hopes, crimes, starting over, society, rivalry, heroes, going straight, ranch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, u.s. cavalry, escapades, lone wolves, interracial relations, life is a bitch, media satire, society, anti war, culture clash, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 4K
Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: survival, military, soldier, village, attack, massacre, idealism, heroes, fall in love, deadly, society, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 10K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, rough ...
Plot: racism, embezzlement, cowboy, stagecoach, outlaw, journey, apache, native americans, gain trust, confined, life is a bitch, hostages ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 360
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, betrayal, track down, heroes, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, chase, escapades, hostages, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two men on a desperate search to save a woman only one of them could have!
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, captive, deadly, military, rivalry, murderous pair, renegades, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, lone wolves, rivalry, small town, desert, good versus evil, vengeance, danger, partners, heroes, tough heroes, vigilantism ...
Place: arizona, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 4K
Posse (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, on the run, vengeance, desert, treasure hunt, heroes, chases and races, interracial relations, infantrymen, escapades, racism, old west ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is selling weapons to a band of rampaging Indians.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, dishonesty, heroes, small town life, police corruption, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry, showbiz, starting over, society, anti war, moral dilemma ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 356
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, americana, gang, righting the wronged, tough heroes, dishonesty, heroes, good versus evil, small town, crimes, lone wolves ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cry Blood, Apache (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Telling the story of his early life in flashback, a former prospector (Joel McCrea, with flashback sequences featuring son Jody) explains his brutal massacre of a tribe of Indians. The only survivor (Marie Gahua) agrees to lead him to a secret gold ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: good versus evil, apache, tough heroes, rivalry, escapades, crimes, golden years, vengeance, opposites attract, danger, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Chuka: The Gunfighter (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
Plot: fistfight, fort, cavalry, indian attack, romance, gunfighter, winter, native american, beating, battle, discipline, indian tribe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Two Rode Together (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, small town, kidnapping, hostages, fugitives, crimes, prostitute, tough heroes, chase, opposites attract, culture clash, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: golden years, adventure, chases and races, crimes, escapades, gang, partners, heroes, gory, vigilantism, rivalry, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 1K
Conagher (1991)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: cowboy, danger, single parent, opposites attract, tough heroes, heroes, couples, gang, kidnapping, family relations, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: native american, against the odds, society, tough heroes, wilderness, injustice, adventure, interracial relations, family relations, human spirit, heroes, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Apaches are on the warpath and the Army must defend them. Murphy's mission is to get a shipment of rifles, but it's stolen by greedy white traders with the help of mutinous soldiers
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, rifle, apache, war, adventure, chases and races, arms dealing, heroes, rescue, american civil war, rivalry, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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