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A Distant Trumpet (1964)
 6.4
 826
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: cave, soldier, battles, fort, u.s. cavalry, military, heroes, love triangle, interracial relations, officers and cadets, society, wartime life, military life, surrender, americana, reluctant partners, battle zone, power relations, cavalry, horse, native american, prostitute, army, desert, u.s. army ...
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, gun, gunfight, rivalry, arizona territory and escapades mostly in Western, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Distant Trumpet: The Glory Guys (1965), The Devil's Backbone (1970), Ulzana's Raid (1972), Soldier Blue (1970), Sergeants 3 (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 722
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: cynical, captivating, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rivalry, soldier, love triangle, battles, cavalry, bar fight, politics, against humanity, society, state affairs, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Devil's Backbone (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia, USA
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, righting the wronged, danger, opposites attract, heroes, military, escapades, crimes, society, dishonesty, rivalry, hopes ...
Place: europe, italy, sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. cavalry, racism, native american attack, apache, cavalry, massacre, violence, track down, violence spree, interracial relations, idealism, social decay ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 5K
Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: survival, soldier, military, village, massacre, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, society, americana, idealism, survivor ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.0
 1K
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, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: battles, u.s. cavalry, old west, battle, heroes, society, military, buddies, adventure, soldier, danger, obsessive quest ...
Place: india, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, american civil war, beating, fortress, escape, rape, vengeance, old west, battles, danger, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: utah, mexico, new mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
73%
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 561
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, serious, atmospheric, emotional, rough
Plot: american civil war, americana, farm, defiant, battles, wartime life, friendship, survival, fall in love, vengeance, anti war, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, exciting, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heroes, adventure, injustice, righting the wronged, crimes, love triangle, fall in love, tough heroes, farm, interracial relations, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: fort, fistfight, indian attack, cavalry, winter, native american, gunfighter, romance, six shooter, colt .45, carbine, strongman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 226
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fort, wagon train, gunfight, escapades, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes, danger, heroes, crimes, pistol, punched in the face ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, starting over, chases and races, dishonesty, heroes, society, small town life, small town, showbiz, anti war, celebrity culture, captivity ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 3K
Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, rescue, survival, opposites attract, tough heroes, adventure, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, tense, disturbing, rough
Plot: racism, battles, military, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, americana, anti war, media satire, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 2K
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: cowboy, farm, danger, single parent, heroes, crimes, family relations, tough heroes, couples, kidnapping, cons and scams, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 198
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, realistic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, abduction, danger, rivalry, military, heroes, escapades, fish out of water, culture clash, rebelliousness, military base ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hondo and the Apaches (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two episodes from the TV series "Hondo" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: apache, revolver, cowboy and outlaw, apache indian, apache territory, arizona territory, cowboys and outlaws, heroes, old west, saddle, gunfight, cowboy ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 4K
Posse (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
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: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: interracial relations, gunfight, infantrymen, old west, vengeance, treasure hunt, desert, racism, on the run, dishonesty, soldier, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, apache, murder, vengeance, danger, gang, opposites attract, investigation, crimes, deadly, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: american indian, hostage, rescue, small town, chase, hostages, captivity, culture clash, society, chief, interracial relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, rifle, apache, american civil war, rescue, tough heroes, military, adventure, war, arms dealing, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: native american, cavalry, starvation, homecoming, culture clash, society, life is a bitch, military, injustice, americana, journey, fort ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two men on a desperate search to save a woman only one of them could have!
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, captive, old west, americana, anti war, missing child, child in peril, rivalry, criminal heroes, deadly, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.6
 128
Mr. Horn (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.
Plot: winchester rifle, gunfight, carbine, pistol, revolver, old west, tough guy, street shootout, u.s. cavalry, scout, indian war, murder ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 11K
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, tense, harsh ...
Plot: cowboy, journey, old west, embezzlement, criminal, outlaw, native americans, danger, racism, hostage, mine, stranded ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
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%
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 ⇓
45%
The Last Hard Men (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, rescue, prison, kidnapping, heroes, golden years, confined, rivalry, obsessive quest, crimes, fugitives, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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