Movies like In a Valley of Violence

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In a Valley of Violence (2016)
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In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Plot: revenge, killer, cowboy, murder, violence, street shootout, fistfight, dog, tough guy, one against many, civil war, old west, vengeance, loner, gunfight, sheriff, blood, small town, marshal, ex soldier, left for dead, shot to death, throat slitting, killing a dog, throat cut ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and serious films with plots about gunfight, murder, crimes, vengeance, violence, old west and heroes mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like In a Valley of Violence: The Magnificent Seven (2016), Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008), Moving Target (2000), Gone with the West (1974), Texas, Adios (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: dark hero, battlefield, revenge, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, criminal, deception, duel ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: sacramento california, california
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Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, crimes, rivalry, desert, escapades, adventure, old west, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, terrorist, fight, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, tough guy, one against many, manhunt, kung fu, shotgun ...
Place: ireland
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Gone with the West (1974)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Enlivened by the star turns from James Caan and Sammy Davis Jr., we follow the tale of a not-so-reputable hero. Jud McGraw and a less than innocent Native American maid, known as Little Moon. They have both come to the deserted town of Black Nullar ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, chases and races, fugitives, unlikely partners, crimes, partners, tough heroes, frame up, vengeance, false accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. Eight years after the massacre, the man has returned to the desert town, now a highly trained samurai swordsman ready to seek justice. ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, assassin, murder, gang of outlaws, brutality, blindness, drifter ...
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Texas, Adios (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The tough gun-man Burt Sullivan (Franco Nero) leaves his job as a town sheriff to go to Mexico to find the man, Cisco, who killed his father many years ago. He and his younger brother arrive in a small town where everybody is afraid of Cisco who has ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolutionary, gunfight, sheriff, murder, vigilantism, track down, siblings relations, political unrest, old west, vengeance, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
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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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ 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, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
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The Scarlet Worm (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aging killer trains a young hired gun in a plot to assassinate a meek brothel owner performing barbaric abortion acts on his prostitutes.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, assassin, torture, planned murder, body mutilation, fistfight, cowboy, poetry, gunfight, mercenary, abortion ...
Time: 19th century
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Day of Anger (1967)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lee Van Cleef stars as Talby, a sadistic gunfighter who rides into town and takes on a young outcast as his apprentice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Killer (2017)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In lawless badlands, reclusive Cabeleira sets out to discover the fate of his gunman father and grows to be a feared assassin himself.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer, wilderness, lone hero, tough guy, crimes, professional killer, gunfight, murderer, violence, hitman, vigilante, one man army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
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Duration: 126 min.
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Style: tense, exciting, captivating, realistic, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
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Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
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Duration: 139 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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Genre: Western
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Dead Noon (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With the powers of hell at his disposal, Frank, a blood-thirsty outlaw from the old west, is resurrected to seek his revenge on the present day town of Weston.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
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