Movies like Dawn Rider

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Dawn Rider (2012)
 4.8
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, gang, righting the wronged, heroes, love and romance, tough heroes, horse, chase, gang of outlaws, father son relationship, dead wife, cold blooded killer, fall in love, rivalry, prison, cowboy, thief, money, violence, food, death, gambling, love triangle ...
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 realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, gunfight, vengeance, old west and tough heroes mostly in Western and Drama genres. Some movies like Dawn Rider: The Return of Sabata (1971), Barquero (1970), Death Rides a Horse (1967), For a Few Dollars More (1965), Sabata (1969). 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, old west, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, street shootout, murder, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, tough heroes, chases and races, escapades, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, breasts, sex scene, gunfight, cowboy boots ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, vengeance, betrayal, outlaw, bank robbery, frame up, martial arts, fistfight, sheriff, jail, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: stylized, serious, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, bounty hunter, track down, duel, gang, small town, warrior, reward, sidekick, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, dishonesty, partners, small town, betrayal, tough heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: rough, serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, friends, manhunt, chases and races, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 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: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, old west, tough heroes, friends, family in danger, warden, rivalry, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 3K
Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, native american, vengeance, crimes, old west, against the odds, danger, rescue, survival, tough heroes, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.8
 364
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, bounty hunter, old west, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, redemption, escapades, on the run, chase, track down, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.6
 330
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: heroes, rivalry, orphan, old west, farm, tough heroes, family relations, lone wolves, crimes, parents and children
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, vengeance, on the run, vigilantism, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, africa, usa, kenya
⇓ 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, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, crimes, family life, family relations, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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: realistic, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, pistol, mexican, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, old west, rescue, on the run, tough heroes, husband wife relationship, gambler, survival, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: betrayal, old west, vengeance, false accusation, uninhibited rivalry, track down, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 420
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, lone wolves, heroes, crimes, fugitives, gangsters, criminal's revenge, chases and races, track down, vigilantism, righting the wronged, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 374
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, exciting, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, law enforcement, political corruption, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, tough law enforcer, gang, good versus evil, small town, americana ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.8
 427
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, realistic, sexual, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, righting the wronged, tough heroes, strong sexual content, deadly, vengeance, old west, crimes, lone wolves, bar ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, danger, woman in danger, escapades, lone wolves, rescue, partners, deadly, soldier, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.1
 1K
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, chases and races, heroes, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, old west, street shootout, murder, revenge, gunfighter
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, betrayal, rivalry, chases and races, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, fugitives, crimes, siblings relations, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.1
 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, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, murder, vigilantism, criminal heroes, chases and races, twins, danger, bounty hunter, gang, deadly, leadership, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, dishonesty, folk hero, on the run, crimes, heroes, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: old west, murder, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crime, deadly, betrayal, bounty hunter, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 2K
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: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mexican, gunfight, tough heroes, heist, leadership, vigilantism, rivalry, chase, aging, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, on the run, gang, frame up, haunted by the past, false accusation, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Long Days of Vengeance (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After three years of hard labor in a prison camp, former Sheriff Ted Barnett escapes. He was framed by three men and wrongly convicted of the murder of his father. Now he looks for vengeance.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: small town, revenge, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, false accusation, righting the wronged, tough heroes, betrayal, old west, life is a bitch, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: country, prison, criminal heroes, fugitives, couple relations, chases and races, confined, vengeance, prison life, dishonesty, deadly, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 33K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, small town, murder, revenge, tough heroes, old west, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, ranch, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, jail, cowboy, violence, old west, adventure ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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