Movies like A Distant Trumpet

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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 life, cavalry, battles, battle zone, americana, military, power relations, reluctant partners, interracial relations, love triangle, officers and cadets, wartime life, heroes, society, horse, prostitute, army, desert, u.s. army, racial slur, racism, fiancee, adultery ...
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, rivalry, native american, crimes, escapades, gunfight and old west mostly in Western, Romance and History 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: old west, soldier, against the rules, battle zone, obsessive quest, price of justice, americana, military, rebellion, society, state affairs, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota, south dakota, minnesota
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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, rough, realistic, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, cavalry, military, rivalry, love triangle, war, rebelliousness, culture clash, military life, racism, injustice, battles ...
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: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, vengeance, righting the wronged, military, rivalry, opposites attract, against the odds, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, heroes ...
Place: europe, italy, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, chases and races, old west, danger, desert, escapades, farm, rivalry, chase, obsessive quest, rescue, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, rough, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, old west, illegitimate son, duel, desert, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: american civil war, soldier, army investigation, anti war, farm, battles, war, americana, military, survival, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, violence, massacre, pistol, cavalry, u.s. cavalry, apache, anti heroes, adventure, soldier, fort, bondage ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, american civil war, escapades, military, military base, old west, rivalry, rebelliousness, culture clash, americana, fish out of water ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: fort, wagon train, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, escapades, rivalry, pistol, punched in the face, repeating rifle ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, epic, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prison, lone wolves, vigilantism, adventure, interracial relations, beach, tough heroes, farm, americana, crimes, heroes ...
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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, soldier, mexican revolution, bandit, cavalry, revolution, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance, friendship, kidnapping, military life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: old west, battle, u.s. cavalry, adventure, buddies, soldier, battle zone, slave, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, interracial relations, officers and cadets ...
Place: india, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: soldier, american civil war, beating, escape, rape, fortress, battles, adventure, hostage, prosecution, old west, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, fugitives, desert, ranger, adventure, gang, small town, lone wolves, lovers on the run, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Place: arizona, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, betrayal, criminal heroes, good versus evil, old west, bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, gunslinger, small town, crimes, rivalry, ranch, going straight, starting over, danger, heroes, hopes, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, serious, rough, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: apache, journey, stagecoach, outlaw, racism, cowboy, embezzlement, hostages, native americans, old west, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing
Plot: soldier, survival, village, attack, massacre, military, vengeance, danger, escapades, heroes, opposites attract, idealism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, aging, uninhibited rivalry, bar, americana, heroes, espionage, starting over, moral dilemma, love triangle, anti war ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, tough law enforcer, small town, righting the wronged, good versus evil, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, political corruption, tough heroes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: captive, rescue, americana, old west, murderous pair, apache, violence spree, dangerous attraction, family in danger, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: good versus evil, vengeance, murder, crimes, deadly, escapades, rivalry, gang, golden years, investigation, opposites attract, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: small town, rescue, kidnapping, lone wolves, culture clash, racism, tough heroes, americana, heroes, society, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, tense, disturbing, realistic, rough
Plot: racism, u.s. cavalry, military, lone wolves, soldier, obsessive quest, war, interracial relations, anti war, culture clash, media satire, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: gory, crimes, gang, adventure, golden years, vigilantism, chases and races, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
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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, cons and scams, kidnapping, tough heroes, romance, heroes, gang, single parent, opposites attract, crimes, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, tense
Plot: street shootout, desert, on the run, old west, vengeance, gun fight, racial tension, interracial relations, racism, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: cavalry, fort, fistfight, indian attack, romance, winter, gunfighter, native american, revolver, american indian, cowboys and indians, indian tribe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 768
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, rough, exciting
Plot: gory, criminal heroes, fugitives, desert, hotel, lone wolves, manhunt, bar, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 264
The Animals (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman tracks down the three men who raped her, helped by an Apache. Traveling through the Old West to her new home, young schoolteacher Alice McAndrew is abducted by five outlaws headed by robber Pudge Elliott. The thugs rape Alice before leaving ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, native american, rape, life is a bitch, crimes, rape revenge, rivalry, gang, vengeance, destiny, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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