Movies like Joshua 1976

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Joshua (1976)
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Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, tough girl, heroes, old west, gang, kidnapping, crimes, graphic violence, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, confined, good versus evil, lone wolves, sex, horse, cowboy, rape, revenge, winter, desert, snow, tough guy, stockholm syndrome, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century

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Most similar movies to Joshua

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, crimes, rivalry, cowboy, heroes, gun and old west mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Joshua: The Deadly Trackers (1973), Gang of Roses (2003), Hang 'Em High (1968), The Master Gunfighter (1975), Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, vigilantism, heroes, old west, quicksand, squad, bank, anti war, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, adventure, vigilantism, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.0
 39K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, epic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hanging, judge, u.s. marshal, justice, guilt, false accusation, death sentence, ambush, tough guy, miscarriage of justice, attempted murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Master Gunfighter (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Don Santiago (Richard Angarola) is a vicious man who helps provoke an Indian massacre that will allow him to steal the Indians' land and claim it as his own. However, his son-in-law, Finley (Tom Laughlin), is an expert hand with both guns and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small western town, old west, gunfight, outlaw gang, samurai sword, one man army, master warrior, martial arts, crimes, heroes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, rivalry, partners, vigilantism, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, civil war, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 59K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, small town, preacher, drifter, gold, civil war, mine, corruption, camp, gunfight, hitman, greed ...
Time: 80s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 27K
El Dorado (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: talky, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, sheriff, lone hero, vengeance, old west, adaptation, adventure, righting the wronged, tough heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, alcoholic ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: texas, california, usa, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gunslinger, old west, small town, ranch, crimes, rivalry, going straight, hopes, starting over, heroes, society, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, crimes, rivalry, righting the wronged, criminal, church, chase, gang, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
 505
Ghost Rock (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1882, John Slaughter and his sidekick Savannah Starr return to a town where an almost forgotten massacre took place 20 years ago. They are determined to find the man responsible.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, gang, hopes, crimes, lone wolves, righting the wronged, small town, crooked sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, rape, vengeance, justice, greed, gang, murder, gunfight, criminal, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, crimes, track down, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, escapades, adventure, rivalry, partners, obsessive quest, buddies, law enforcement, vengeance, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, gunfight, revenge, vengeance, old west, vigilantism, friendship, tough law enforcer, chase, buddies, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 2K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, sheriff, sex scene, river ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 6K
Keoma (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Half-breed Keoma returns to his border hometown after service in the Civil War and finds it under the control of Caldwell, an ex-Confederate raider, and his vicious gang of thugs. To make matters worse, Keoma's three half-brothers have joined ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: half breed, civil war, revenge, violence, symbolism, post civil war, cowboy, slavery, family relations, righting the wronged, old west, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 3K
Boss Nigger (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: funny, parody, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, exploitation, black hero, small western town, cowboys and outlaws, gang of outlaws, african american, violence, horse, cowboy, gunfight, black man ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Quick and the Dead (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel (Tom Conti and Kate Capshaw), newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian (Sam Elliot) is the only hope.From the book by famed Western author ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, wilderness, criminal heroes, crimes, mysterious character, gangsters, justice, irony of fate, gunfight, showdown, heroes, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: revenge, old west, vengeance, cowboy, redemption, sheriff, gunfight, crimes, prostitute, small town, hitman, regret ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, 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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, vengeance, track down, tough heroes, old west, on the run, rescue, husband wife relationship, gambler, survival, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, old west, adventure, partners, rescue, good versus evil, americana, vengeance, society, criminal heroes, heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, gang, crimes, old west, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, law enforcement, family relations, tough heroes, small town, manhunt ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 554
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, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, heroes, lone wolves, track down, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, fugitives, crimes, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, marshal, bar fight, old west, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 8K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: stylized, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, mentor, murder, gunfight, prison, one man army, old west, native american, tough guy, one against many, death of father, solitude ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, tokyo, texas, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 4K
Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, native american, vengeance, old west, small town, crimes, injustice, tough heroes, rescue, life is a bitch, survival, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 337K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, cowboy, bounty hunter, old west, adventure, gunfight, justice, determination, texas ranger, murder, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Plot: native american, apache, good versus evil, heroes, apache tribe, snake, rescue, rivalry, opposites attract, investigation, crimes, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, greed, vengeance, brutality, gunfight, violence, gang war, sheriff, gold, deal, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, heroes, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, mixed martial arts, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%