Movies like Barbarosa

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Barbarosa (1982)
 6.4
 2K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don Braulio, a wealthy Mexican rancher. Don Braulio wants Barbarosa dead for marrying his daughter against the father's will. Barbarosa reluctantly takes the clumsy Karl on as a partner, as both of them look to survive the forces lining up against them.
Style: tense, light, enigmatic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, ironic, meditative, absurd, affectionate, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, adventure, friendship, wilderness, revenge, hitman, gunfight, runaway, chase, catastrophe, horse, gangsters, twists and turns, relationships, violence, civil war, family, death, criminal, lone hero, fantasy world, brutality, corruption, dysfunctional family, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 19th century
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, mexico, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, harsh, cult film and unusual plot structure films with plots about runaway, culture clash, gunfight, storytelling, dialogue, vengeance and redemption mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Barbarosa: Young Guns II (1990), Joe Kidd (1972), The Comancheros (1961), The War Wagon (1967), Nevada Smith (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: suspense, factual, entertaining, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: native american, old west, cowboy, gang, gunfight, bounty hunter, friendship, betrayal, billy the kid, vengeance, gangsters, runaway ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, las vegas, latin america, usa, arkansas ...
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Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: affectionate, stylized, intense, light, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, cowboy, bounty hunter, mexican, manhunt, bandit, landowner, revolutionary, train, civil war, murder, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, california, new mexico, usa, arizona ...
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The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: sexy, fairy tale, tense, intense, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, native american, comanche indian, desert, gunfight, small town, horse, gang, crimes, chase, adventure, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, louisiana, new jersey, new orleans, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, vengeance, gold, caper, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, revenge, horse, jail, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, murder, gunfight, mentor, old west, prison, native american, solitude, multiple storylines, fantasy world, one man army, tough guy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, tokyo, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, card playing, violence, chase, family relations, justice, gambling, brutality, redemption, family life ...
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Place: texas, austin texas, usa, california
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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, scenic, bloody, stylized, talky ...
Plot: civil war, racism, murder, gunfight, violence, chase, bullying, brutality, revenge, cowboy, sacrifice, poetry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, california, arizona, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 653
The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: buddy movie, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, small town, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, catastrophe, mentor, finnish, fight scenes, fantasy world, lone hero, life philosophy ...
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Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: funny, humorous, parody, visually appealing, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, adventure, heist, old west, crimes, friends, australian, bank robbery, childhood, stereotypes, life & death, disaster ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
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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, tense, suspense, harsh, talky ...
Plot: journey, racism, cowboy, old west, desert, character study, embezzlement, loneliness, wilderness, crime gone awry, hitman, fighting the system ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: intense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, betrayal, vengeance, greed, bank robbery, stolen gold, going straight, haunted by the past, on the run, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, texas, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: harsh, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: kids
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: melancholic, light, harsh, enigmatic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: tense, talky, semi serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, sexy, melancholic, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: montana, california, canada, missouri, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, civil war, cowboy, native americans, native american, murder, tough guy, bounty hunter, surrender, massacre, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, austin texas, usa, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: funny, entertaining, stylized, light, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, chase, gang, small town, love and romance, dark humor, civil war, hanging, marriage, trust, cowboy, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Return of the Seven (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets ...
Style: visually appealing, unusual plot structure, bad ending, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, suspense, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
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Time: 1870s, 80s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, california, texas, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, buddy comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: texas, california, usa, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
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Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 80s, 1860s, 1870s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.8
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Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: funny, melancholic, talky, harsh, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, redemption, justice, adventure, twists and turns, culture clash, ranch, hitman, rescue, old west, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, visually appealing, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, mysterious character, cowboy, villain, vengeance, revenge, gang, death, gunfight, small town, desert, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunslinger, identity theft, small town, farce, drifter, farmer, false identity, gang, culture clash, sheriff, brother ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tokyo, canada, texas, california, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Great Silence (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mute gunslinger fights in the defense of a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow, against a group of ruthless bounty hunters.
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, epic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snow, winter, evil wins, small town, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), cowboy, death, greed, gunslinger, female nudity, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: italy, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 11K
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, friendship, old west, fish out of water, happy ending, jewish, partners, crimes, heist, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, pennsylvania, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 15K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: harsh, captivating, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, desert, vengeance, cattle, gunfight, adventure, rancher, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 13K
Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: harsh, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, betrayal, civil war, revenge, gunfight, justice, colonel, redemption, brutality, unlikely friendships, old west ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, ireland, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%