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The Traveling Executioner (1970)
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The Traveling Executioner (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jonas Candide performs his job as state executioner in early 20th century Mississippi like a combination preacher and carnival barker, persuading condemned men to accept their deaths before electrocuting them on his electric chair. After he's assigned his first woman to execute, however, Jonas' sense of purpose is shaken.
Plot: prison, prostitute, bank robbery, brothel, swamp, executioner, debt, murder, electric chair, police officer killed, love interest, execution, traveling salesman, death penalty, attempted rape, business partner
Time: year 1918

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and semi serious films with plots about prostitute, murder, gunfight, gun, crimes, brothel and small town mostly in Drama, Comedy and Western genres. Some movies like The Traveling Executioner: Girlfriend's Day (2017), Rain for a Dusty Summer (1971), Cellmates (2011), China and Sex (1994), Justice (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girlfriend's Day (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In a city where greeting card writers are celebrated like movie stars, Romance writer Ray used to be the king. In trying to recapture the feelings that once made him the greatest, he gets entangled in a web of murder and deceit as writers vie to ...
Style: surprise ending, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, holiday, conspiracy, greeting card, police, deception, escapades, suburban life, society, lie, male protagonist, popularity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Rain for a Dusty Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Mexico, a mad general is leading his own war against the Church. Priests are rounded up, churches burned down and religion outlawed. The suffering of one pious catholic priest could bring the tide of change however.
Plot: assassination attempt, fake moustache, priest, execution, firing squad, bomb, general, revolution, prostitute, murder, funeral, disguise
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 542
Cellmates (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leroy Lowe, grand dragon of the Texas Ku Klux Klan confronts everything he's been taught to hate when he's sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm, where Warden Merville, dead set on rehabilitating Leroy, chooses ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: prison, redemption, racism, society, hopes, confined, fight, cell, transformation, unlikely friendships, isolation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
China and Sex (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wealthy man falls for a woman who does not accept his courtship which forces him to enters a dangerous and erotic dream world.
Plot: brothel, prostitute, erotica, murder, bondage, dancer, seduction, female nudity, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.0
 875
Justice (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.
Plot: abandoned mine, mayor, murder, prostitute, saloon, arson, preacher, marshal, old west, revenge, small town, death of brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 752
Doc West (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After bandits steal his poker winnings this American legend makes his way to the next town in search of them. Seeking out his revenge during a poker game gone bad Doc West finds himself in the local town jail. When his past is exposed and a battle ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, danger, vengeance, chase, gang, legends and myths, heroes, criminal heroes, old west, prison, mind game, partners ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
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Ted & Venus (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ted is a 1970s Venice Beach poet who spends his days drifting along the boardwalk, reciting his poetry to anyone who will listen. His life changes when a striking bikini-clad beauty named Linda strolls by him. Instantly, Ted believes he's found ...
Plot: prison sex, parrot, marijuana, molestation, bum, breaking and entering, infatuation, candy, vietnam war veteran, poet, freak, bail ...
Place: venice beach california, southern california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, criminal, gunslinger, outlaw, anti-hero, tough heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, mysterious character, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 34K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, vigilantism, heroes, small town, old west, pardon, judge, widow, marshal, lynching, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
End of the Road (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm"...
Style: psychedelic, dark humor, cult film, grotesque
Plot: satire, mad doctor, gun, absurd humor, american flag, love triangle, jazz, insanity, marijuana, skinny dipping, bestiality, boy scout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Little Thing Called Murder (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fast forgery without mistakes. Shoplifting under pressure. Effective body disposal. The ability to multitask various felonies. These are just a few of the "talents" that mother-and-son grifters Sante and Kenny Kimes possess. Based on ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, obsessive quest, dishonesty, gang, cons and scams, crimes, parents and children, murder, death in the family, deadly, trial, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 533
The Ranch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy drama about a few days in the lives of a group of "working girls" in Reno, NV. "The Ranch" is a legally operated brothel that operates under the careful watch of state health inspectors (who insist on weekly medical ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, workplace, power relations, life is a bitch, workplace situations, sexual relations, sexual abuse, society, brothel, dirty old man, fetish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 439
Flap (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations.
Plot: convention, whiskey, sweetheart, rebellion, native american, railroad track, tv reporter, train tracks, brothel, ambush, master, arizona desert ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Honkytonk Man (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young boy leaves the Oklahoma farm to travel with his country musician uncle who is trying out for the Grand Ole Opry. Set during the Great Depression.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: prostitute, on the road, brothel, tuberculosis, music, friendship, gambling, friends, family relations, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: oklahoma, nashville tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Charismatic criminal Paris Pitman ends up in jail, then attempts to escape the prison of warden Lopeman.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, escape, betrayal, warden, criminal, chaos and mayhem, reform, partners, leadership, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: arizona, france, usa, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 6K
Flower (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to ...
Style: touching, mumblecore, suspense
Plot: child molestation, murder, teenage boy, teenage girl, mother's boyfriend, prison, chase, sexual promiscuity, 17 year old, high school, single mother, motel ...
Time: year 2016
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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The Duel (2016)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger investigates a series of unexplained deaths in a town called Helena.
Style: tense, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, hunting, texas ranger, violence, husband wife relationship, tough guy, gunfight, small western town, held captive, snake, death, horse ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, bank robber, heist, crimes, partners, friendship, culture clash, buddies, disorder, polish ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, brothel madam, mining town, brothel, gambler, couples, folk, love and romance, unfulfilled love, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, small town, mayor, rape, saloon, vengeance, good versus evil, social relations, mine, deadly, small town life, hopes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 361K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, revenge, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, one last job, small town, prostitute, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, dark humor, realistic
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, buddies, crime gone awry, disorder, revenge, deception, bachelor party, american dream ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Come As You Are (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: brothel, self discovery, young people, buddies, obsessive quest, escapades, terminal illness, independence, friends, disability, friendship, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman escapes from prison, is recaptured, and sent back then tries to get her sentence reduced. Based on a true story.
Plot: prison, murder, child abuse, alcohol abuse, marital abuse, prison escape, women's prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 273
The Cisco Kid (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.
Plot: battle, gatling gun, racism, racist, mercenary, french girl, battles, confederate soldier, van, desert, sword fight, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 447
Easy Six (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Packard Schmidt is a burnt-out, middle-aged college English professor. In a desperate attempt to restore some sense of vitality to his lonely existence he embarks on a series of impulsive romantic exploits resulting in a cavalcade of disaster both ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, psychological, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, gambling, college, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, obsession, midlife crisis, femme fatale, romance, track down, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Style: anthology, ironic, funny, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, bank robbery, stagecoach, wagon train, card playing, bounty hunter, native american, shooting, violence, dog, song ...
Place: oregon, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One More Train to Rob (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harker Flet and compatriots Timothy X. Nolan and Katy, along with three other men, steal $40,000 in money and jewelry from a California train in the gold-mining country of the 1880's. The six split up and while they are hiding out awaiting the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: frame up, old west, train robbery, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, heroes, crimes, chases and races, rivalry, vengeance, righting the wronged, small town life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Life Love Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fran├žois Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, prison, death penalty, couples, false accusation, curses spells and rituals, sexual relations, crime, unfulfillment, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 111
Cain's Way (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have turned to lives of murder, torture and robbery. They ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, eye patch, war, life is a bitch, escapades, heroes, gangsters, androids and robots, injustice, campaign, clergy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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