Movies like Dawn Rider

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Dawn Rider (2012)
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Dawn Rider (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds himself involved in a grim love triangle when he falls for Alice, the determined and beautiful woman also adored by John’s best friend. Based on the timeless John Wayne adventure, Dawn Rider is a riveting saga of retribution, duty and valor in the American West.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: old west, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, prison, horse, cowboy, thief, money, violence, food, death, gambling, love triangle, church, seduction, gun, betrayal, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming

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Most similar movies to Dawn Rider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gunfight, heroes, pistol, violence and revolver mostly in Western genres. Some movies like Dawn Rider: The Return of Sabata (1971), Death Rides a Horse (1967), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Barquero (1970), A Fistful of Dollars (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revolver, vengeance, good versus evil, social relations, gambling, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, crimes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, frame up, jail, sheriff, martial arts, bank, revenge, explosion, shaving, bank robbery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: tense, stylized, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, warrior, old west, gunfight, track down, suicide, rivalry, insanity, small town, reward, gang, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, escapades, tough heroes, gang, street shootout, boat, musket, carbine ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, new mexico, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, gang, manhunt, friendship, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 15K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, explosion, desert, gambling, murder, gatling gun, horse chase, gunfighter, gunslinger, fistfight, gunfight, right hand man ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family relations, betrayal, siblings relations, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, gang, old west, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.8
 4K
Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gambling, sawed off shotgun, partners, heroes, tough heroes, friends, dishonesty, good versus evil, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.0
 1K
God's Gun (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, danger, twins, hitman, deadly, leadership, heroes, criminal's revenge, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, country, vengeance, crimes, couple relations, fugitives, criminal heroes, chases and races, confined, righting the wronged, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.5
 415
Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: sexy, sexual, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, rivalry, bar, heroes, strong sexual content, deadly, old west, crimes, lone wolves, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.9
 405
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: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, righting the wronged, track down, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, fugitives, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.4
 356
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes, righting the wronged, good versus evil, small town, tough law enforcer, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, on the run, vigilantism, vengeance, false accusation, fighting the system, heroes, fighting crime, frame up, gang, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.0
 7K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, native american, half breed, vengeance, friendship, family problems, family in danger, crimes, interracial relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: old west, heroes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, crime, rivalry, murder, criminal's revenge, deadly, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: betrayal, old west, vengeance, false accusation, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, track down, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, vengeance, on the run, vigilantism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: 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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: small town, old west, gunslinger, rivalry, danger, going straight, heroes, starting over, society, crimes, hopes, ranch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, hitman, revenge, gambling, investigation, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, family life, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 1K
Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mexican, gunfight, self discovery, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, heroes, leadership, aging, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Find a Place to Die (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An outcast Confederate soldier protects a woman from bandits trying to steal her gold mine.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chases and races, escapades, crimes, lone wolves, rescue, old west, vengeance, soldier, rivalry, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, track down, crimes, gang, tough heroes, starting over, misfit, rivalry, social misfits, relationship vs career ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 539
The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, bank, small town, on the run, good versus evil, tough heroes, friends, partners, buddies, gory, small town life, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 427
The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, mexican, love and romance, chases and races, escapades, fugitives, love triangle, crimes, rivalry, gang, old west, manhunt ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, against the odds, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 321
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, farm, family relations, tough heroes, heroes, parents and children, crimes, lone wolves, old west, orphan
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 47K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, small town, violence, horse, drifter, gold, marshal, preacher, anti heroes, civil war, right and wrong, crimes ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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