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The McMasters (1970)
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The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to his southern hometown, Peters quickly learns that nothing has really changed: he is a "free"man in name only. Peters' ex-master Burl Ives magnanimously gives the former slave a plot of land, but only Native-American David Carradine and his tribesmen are willing to work for a black man. The "invasion" of Indians serves to stir up the racial divisiveness even farther, thanks to local rabble-rouser Jack Palance.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: racism, interracial relations, civil war veteran, crimes, vengeance, american civil war, soldier, injustice, life is a bitch, vigilantism, society, rivalry, americana, civil war, native american, violence, death, female nudity, old man, african american, theft, marriage, ranch, american indian, siege ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about society, crimes, rivalry, racism, life is a bitch, heroes and vengeance mostly in Drama, Action and Western genres. Some movies like The McMasters: The Man Who Came Back (2008), Brotherhood of Death (1976), War Party (1988), Smith! (1969), Color of Justice (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, righting the wronged, injustice, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, interracial relations, vengeance, injustice, social decay, rivalry, deadly, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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War Party (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agree to reenact it. The cavalry are supposed to shoot blanks & the Indians weren't supposed to fight back....
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: battles, mountain, graphic violence, americana, vengeance, vigilantism, alcohol abuse, battle zone, murder, racism, strong violent content, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.8
 204
Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, native american, crimes, life is a bitch, legal, legal action, society, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, injustice, farm, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, interracial relations, racism, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, politics, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.4
 983
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, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, good versus evil, vigilantism, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, heroes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, racism, murder, squad, posse, native american, legal action, rivalry, legal, politics, chases and races ...
Time: 1900s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, state affairs, betrayal, politics, dishonesty, suburbs, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 379
Crazy Horse (1996)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, life is a bitch, society, war, old west, racism, americana, battle zone, military life, military, against humanity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 6K
Billy Jack (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: school, violence, heroes, rape, martial arts, vigilantism, small town, fugitives, fighting the system, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 445
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, tense, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, righting the wronged, deadly, crimes, hopes, lone wolves, gang, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 117
Cain's Way (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have turned to lives of murder, torture and robbery. They ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, eye patch, clergy, chases and races, bounty hunter, heroes, adventure, escapades, law enforcement, androids and robots, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: tense, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, battles, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, injustice, oracle, americana, anti war, media satire, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, rough
Plot: interracial relations, gunfight, desert, treasure hunt, old west, racism, vengeance, chases and races, dishonesty, heroes, society, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, heroes, crimes, police corruption, chases and races, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skinheads vs. Hooligans (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An interracial couple is attacked and the woman is gang-raped in a random attack. This prompts the woman to commit suicide and the man decides to seek revenge from the inside by joining the gang. However, once inside he learns of the reasons ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, revenge, skinhead, rivalry, youth, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, violence spree, society, deadly, crimes, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 450
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, racism, interracial relations, store, death wish, crime, deadly, terrorism, city life, urban, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: tough heroes, society, crimes, adventure, opposites attract, heroes, americana, fish out of water, fall in love, culture clash, rescue, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Stryker (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows a 14-year-old arsonist in Winnipeg who becomes involved in a turf war between the Indian Posse and the Asian Bomb Squad (a now defunct Filipino gang). He is known only as Stryker, a slang term for a prospective gang member.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, danger, rivalry, crimes, coming of age, society, urban ghetto life, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 485
The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: tense, serious, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: racism, violence, police investigation, interracial relations, uncover truth, murder, vandalism, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, crimes, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, danger, deadly, introspection, politics, track down, law enforcement, race against time, drug traffic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, injustice, crimes, vengeance, murder, rivalry, politics, dishonesty, lone wolves, manhunt, fighting crime, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 20
The Scrapper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He was only a teen when his brother, Syd, took their parents' lives. Now Robbie Hood lives a boring, safe life where chances are far and few between. Rage builds, and Robbie's life takes three turns: A bar brawling legend, an underground ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense
Plot: against the odds, rich and poor, society, crimes, teenage life, heist, vigilantism, heroes, gang, love, brother brother relationship, robin hood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 861
Gospel Hill (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, small town, who done it, haunted by the past, assassination, life is a bitch, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, 60s, 2000s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
...tick... tick... tick... (1970)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: office, small town, discrimination, racism, countryside, gangsters, hit and run, racial tension, black cop, racial prejudice, injustice, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: southern usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thomasine & Bushrod (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rare blaxploitation classic starring Vonette McGee & Max Julien, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. This pair of thieves, who operate in the American south between 1911 and 1915, pattern ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: folk hero, crimes, injustice, interracial relations, fugitives, society, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, fighting the system, crime, violence spree ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, partners, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, society, heroes, criminal heroes, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 592
Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, power relations, vengeance, tragic love, couple relations, murder, betrayal, life is a bitch, infidelity, modern day adaptation, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Death Collector (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a future time, when things have reverted back to the days of the Old West, a man goes after the gang that murdered his brother.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, future dystopia, workplace situations, vigilantism, interracial relations, rivalry, gangsters, life is a bitch, society, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%