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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, gang, righting the wronged, heroes, love and romance, tough heroes, horse, chase, father son relationship, gang of outlaws, dead wife, cold blooded killer, fall in love, rivalry, sex, prison, fight, cowboy, thief, money, violence, forest, food ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming, cincinnati ohio

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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 crimes, rivalry, heroes, old west, gunfight, street shootout and vengeance mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Dawn Rider: The Return of Sabata (1971), Barquero (1970), Death Rides a Horse (1967), Sabata (1969), For a Few Dollars More (1965). 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, old west, lone wolves, heroes, anti heroes, male female relationship, anti hero, husband wife relationship, gunfight ...
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, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, gang, escapades, chases and races, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, kiss, horse, arizona territory, big breasts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ 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: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, vengeance, betrayal, bank robbery, outlaw, frame up, sheriff, fistfight, martial arts, jail, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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, rough, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, heist, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, small town, betrayal, partners, dishonesty, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ 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: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, western town, revenge, vengeance, chase, rivalry, friendship, vigilantism, buddies, chases and races, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, old west, outlaw, tough guy, street shootout, criminal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 373
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, suspenseful, realistic, 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%
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 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, crimes, old west, investigation, rivalry, family in danger, friends, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, native american, vengeance, crimes, old west, danger, survival, rescue, injustice, against the odds, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.8
 442
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: realistic, sexual, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, bounty hunter, murder, prostitute, bar, heroes, chases and races, crimes, lone wolves, deadly, rivalry, strong sexual content ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
10,000 Dollars for a Massacre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Django is hunting the bandit Manuel, because there's a price on his head. But when he meets Manuel, he joins his gang instead for a robbery.
Style: cynical, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, outlaw, gang, gold, poker, saloon, rivalry, old west, crimes, chases and races, orchestral, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family relations, crimes, family life, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 401
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: realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, small town, law enforcement, political corruption, dishonesty, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, americana, rivalry ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 359
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rivalry, orphan, farm, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, old west, family relations, tough heroes, parents and children
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, gang, deadly, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, woman in danger, old west, rescue, soldier, rivalry, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.8
 438
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, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, heroes, fugitives, track down, righting the wronged, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: prison, country, criminal heroes, chases and races, confined, fugitives, crimes, deadly, rivalry, prison life, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 16K
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, gunfighter, cowboy, chase, gangsters, destiny, crimes, heroes, hostages, lone wolves, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, disorder, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, dishonesty, tough heroes, on the run, vigilantism, deadly, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ 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, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, tough heroes, clergy, psychopath, vengeance, leadership, rivalry, bounty hunter ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: betrayal, old west, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, dishonesty, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, track down, crimes, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the run, murder, saloon, deadly, fighting the system, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, fugitives, tough heroes, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, gang, adventure, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, vengeance, dishonesty, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: realistic, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, criminal's revenge, going straight, criminal heroes, anti heroes, adventure, heroes, leadership, vigilantism, frame up, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: old west, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, family relations, bounty hunter, murder, betrayal, criminal's revenge, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, old west, vengeance, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, heroes, strong female presence, revenge, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, social misfits, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, gang, misfit, starting over, tough heroes, relationship vs career, track down ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Price of Power (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Pinkerton detective agency uncovers a plot to assassinate President James Garfield in 1881 Texas. The film, a "political" Spaghetti, is a very overt mirroring of the JFK Assassination in 1963.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, false accusation, political intrigue, law enforcement, political conspiracy, tough heroes, vengeance, society, dishonesty, political corruption, politics, frame up ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Django Meets Sartana (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town to establish law and order. Mysterious bounty hunter Django ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: corrupted ruler, crimes, heroes, partners against crime, small town, old west, good versus evil, bounty hunter, gang, partners, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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