Movies like Ambush 1969

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Ambush (1969)
Ambush
Original name: Zasada
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Kirghiz adventure film combining documentary and fictional elements.
Plot: border guard, enemy, traitor, murder, soviet
Time: 1920s
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, vengeance, death, rivalry and husband wife relationship mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Ambush: The Road to Fort Alamo (1964), The Wild Westerners (1962), Souvenir for the Prosecutor (1989), Implacable Three (1963), Alternative 3 (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Road to Fort Alamo
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. The rider gathers some colleagues who disguise themselves as soldiers and who take the paper to a ...
Plot: ambush, soldier, money, gun, murder, shot to death, stolen money, battle, kiss, traitor, convoy, native american attack ...
Place: arizona
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    User:   100%
 
The Wild Westerners
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is murdered to keep from talking but his killer is identified as ...
Plot: gunpowder, outlaw, wife, traitor, squaw, women fight, renegade, saloon girl, native american attack, knife attack, husband, cigar smoking ...
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    User:   80%
 
Souvenir for the Prosecutor
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A seemingly ordinary car accident turns out to be a murder investigation...
Plot: singer, death, prosecutor, murder, driver, investigator, mob
Place: soviet union
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System:   84%
    User:   69%
 
Implacable Three
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Guzman, a rich U.S. landowner is forced to leave for a short time, leaving his pregnant wife alone in the ranch. That night, a group of bandits, believing that the house is empty, enters with the purpose of stealing. She surprises them and they kill ...
Plot: pin, gunshot, standoff, bar shootout, sheriff, smoking, duel, gun shooting, cellar, burial, strangled to death, saloon girl ...
Time: 1870s
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System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
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Alternative 3
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Purporting to be an investigation into the UK's contemporary "brain drain", Alternative 3 uncovered a plan to make the Moon and Mars habitable in the event of climate change and a terminal environmental catastrophe on Earth.
Plot: missing, moon landing, hoax, space colony, global warming, moon, actor, astronaut, mysterious death, space shuttle, nasa, skepticism ...
Time: year 1977
Place: usa, russia, soviet union
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System:   70%
    User:   79%
 
The Man Called Noon
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Noon is a gunfighter who has become amnesiac. Helped by Rimes, an outlaw who has befriended him, he tries to figure out who he is actually. It gradually appears that his wife and kid have been murdered. As time goes by, Noon also recalls a fortune ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, old west, tough heroes, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes, memory loss, rivalry, criminal heroes, chases and races, telegraph ...
Time: 19th century
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System:   68%
    User:   69%
 
 7.4
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Secret City
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.
Plot: journalist, politics, conspiracy, political thriller, murder, betrayal, death, spy, infidelity, self immolation, traitor
Place: australia
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System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: siblings relations, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, family relations, bar shootout, outlaw, american history, traitor, gang of outlaws, betrayal by friend ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
 6.7
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Chato's Land
Genre: Western
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A posse pursues Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) a mestizo indian after he killed a US marshal in self-defense. As they get deeper into Indian territory, just who is hunting who.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, crime, lone wolves, one man army, chase, posse, carcass, dead horse, rape, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, new mexico, mexico
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
Inspector Losev
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 204 min.
Story: A classic mystery story based on Arkadi Adamov novels.
Plot: inspector, chambermaid, fight, passport, theft, dead woman, engineer, investigation, gold, pub, criminal, murder ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
 6.3
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Jericho
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man, Jericho (Mark Valley), wanders into a town and gets embroiled in a deeper mystery than he bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, mystery, mysterious character, on the run, uncover truth, redemption, haunted by the past, memory loss, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
 6.5
 226
Dogra Magra
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man is confined to a mental institution after trying to murder his fiancee. Two doctors relate his problem to an Asian philosophy that states that mental defects are transmitted from generation to generation. He learns that one of his distant ...
Plot: surrealism, suicide, murder, mad scientist, literature, dream, doppelganger, human experiment, brain, embryo
Time: 1920s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
 6.9
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Soldier Blue
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: soldier, village, survival, vengeance, danger, escapades, heroes, attack, massacre, opposites attract, idealism, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When one of the more venerable members of the Bellona Club passes away in the reading room, Lord Peter Wimsey is brought in to determine the time of death for testamentary purposes. But the more he investigates, the more complicated things seem.
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crime, who done it, estate, crimes, deadly, golden years, murder, betrayal, manipulations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
Kojak: The Belarus File
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, rough ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   59%
 
The Kremlin Letter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, secret agents, betrayal, espionage, working undercover, chases and races, rivalry, state affairs, undercover, government agency, against the rules, manhunt ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, china, russia, mexico, moscow russia ...
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    User:   45%
 
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Father Brown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Father Brown was a Catholic priest who doubled as an amateur detective in order to solve mysteries.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, crime, clergy, mystery, criminal heroes, good versus evil, riddles and clues, religions or cults, priest, amateur detective, danger, deadly ...
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    User:   45%
 
The Wrath of God
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, adventure, danger, adventurer, misfit partners, vengeance, bandit, battles, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, central america, mine
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    User:   40%
 
 7.1
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The Flood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is 1920: Sophia and Trofim Ivanytch have been living on Vassilievski Island, which is part of Petrograd, for thirteen years. In their house, which looks like a ship wreck, the atmosphere is gloomy. Sophia cannot have children and she is aware ...
Plot: flood, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, childlessness, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, love, death, hospital, teenage girl, masturbation, love triangle, adoption, confession ...
Time: 1920s
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
 7.2
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Monte Walsh
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the range and the occasional trip into town. Monte ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: lone wolves, old west, human nature, small town, against the odds, heroes, misfit, ranch, forbidden love, working class, righting the wronged, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 8.4
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Repentance
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: tragic hero, uncover truth, small town, chaos and mayhem, haunted by the past, murder, political unrest, politics, social decay, injustice, fighting the system, deadly ...
Place: russia, georgia, tbilisi, caucasus, soviet union
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
The Witness for the Prosecution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie.
Plot: heiress, murder mystery, trial, socialite, plot twist, rich woman, accused of murder, murder, court, husband wife relationship
Time: 1920s
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
High Plains Drifter
Genre: 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: stylized, cynical, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, revenge, rape, gunfight, violence, brutality, corruption, greed, murder, desert, hotel ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Dandelion Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This is a dramatisation of the true story of Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong, a solicitor and magistrate's clerk who lived in the small Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye. In 1921 he was arrested and charged with poisoning his domineering wife, Catherine, ...
Plot: poison, arsenic, deliberate cruelty, pharmacist, trial, hanging, murder investigation, whodunit, attempted murder, rival, murder suspect, accusation ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
 6.3
 2K
Agatha
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, mystery, writer's life, investigation, uncover truth, murder, who done it, disappearance, mystery writer, crimes, deadly, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 6.3
 508
Century Hotel
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Weaver makes his feature debut with this omnibus film in which each tale is told during different points during the 20th century, but in the same hotel room -- room 720. The film opens during the swinging '20s when a beautiful young ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, witty ...
Plot: hotel, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, soldier, couples, betrayal, murder, investigation, homecoming, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 80s, 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
Doctor Mabuse
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.
Style: psychological, gothic
Plot: sword cane, bible quote, misdirection, machine, tarot, steampunk, manipulation, femme fatale, mysterious villain, secret passageway, battle of wits, death ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
Can't Change the Meeting Place
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, secret agents, working undercover, crimes, deadly, undercover, gang, law enforcement, mystery, post war, police investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
The Murdered House
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After World War I, a young ex-soldier, S├ębastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only S├ębastien, then a four-month old baby, was ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, obsessive quest, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, murder, crimes, deadly, crushed to death, house, murder of family ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one, 1890s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 662
Dead of Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life and gets more than she bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: vampire, village, danger, deadly, imaginary, mystery, supernatural, anthology, mentally unstable, dealing with death, time travel, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
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