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The Gun And The Pulpit (1974)
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The Gun And The Pulpit (1974)
Original name: The Gun and the Pulpit
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the days of the "Wild West", a gunslinger, with a price on his head, discovers the body of a traveling minister who has been killed in an ambush. Fearing those who are following him, he assumes the dead minister's identity.
Plot: old west, gun, cowboy, bible, pursuit, impersonation, alcohol abuse, corruption, gunfight, sheriff, ranch, murder, funeral, corpse, widow, runaway, hanging, tobacco, gunfighter, preacher, coffin, burial, street shootout, held at gunpoint, eye patch ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about gunfight, cowboy, street shootout, old west, gun, pistol and horse mostly in Western and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gun And The Pulpit: The Decoy (2006), Ballad of a Gunfighter (1964), The Return of Josey Wales (1980), Durango Is Coming, Pay or Die (1971), Hickok (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Decoy (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A deputy must escort a longtime friend to be hanged for the crime of murdering his wife's parents. Along the way he discovers the startling truth about the murders, and is forced to face the real danger.
Plot: corpse, gunfight, retiring, anger, bar, blood, husband wife relationship, guilt, mute, countryside, pianist, gunshot wound ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona
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Ballad of a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former Confederate robs stagecoaches to be able to give money to the local poor people. He soon runs into a gang of robbers who don't have the same good intentions he does.
Plot: gang of outlaws, pistol, gunfight, outlaw, revolver, cowboy, gunslinger, horse, song, western town, fast draw, saloon ...
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The Return of Josey Wales (1980)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Legend has it-he lives. In this Western drama, some friends of gunfighter Josey Wales (Michael Parks, who also directed) are killed South of the border, so he heads to Mexico to confront a crooked local chief of police and get a good buddy out of ...
Plot: cowboy, war veteran, old west, war hero, gunslinger, one man army, cowboy boots, one against many, gunfighter, tough guy, cowboy and outlaw, western hero ...
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89%
Durango Is Coming, Pay or Die (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Durango, a debt collector, arrives in the town of Tucson, where he is hired by a bank director called Ferguson, who refuses to pay him his fee afterwards. Durango is thrown in jail on a false accusation but manages to escape and teams up with a ...
Plot: showdown, love, violence, criminal, street shootout, killer, saloon, male female relationship, old west, cowboy boots, gunfighter, winchester rifle ...
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Hickok (2017)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Legendary Lawman and Gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the West, while delivering his own brand of frontier Justice and infamous gunfighter's reputation as the fastest draw in the West is put to the test
Plot: civil war veteran, train, prostitute, gun, rifle, held at gunpoint, machine gun, male nudity, battle, blonde, blonde woman, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, death, harmonica, villain, warrior, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Three Bullets for Ringo (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pre-American Civil War Ringo and his friends rescue a young woman from kidnappers. Ringo later marries her. With the coming of the civil War Ringo finds himself at odds with one of his friends, Frank, who has joined The South and is now in the pay ...
Plot: gunfight, american civil war, street shootout, cowboys and outlaws, colt .45, winchester rifle, repeating rifle, enemy, old west, gunfighter, violence, criminal ...
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78%
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Billy the Kid (1989)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gore Vidal's historical novel is brought to life in this television production of Turner Network Television's Billy the Kid.
Plot: billy the kid, realism, villain played by lead actor, fast draw, small town, violence, murder, hiding place, criminal, street shootout, winchester rifle, six shooter ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, arizona
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77%
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The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, partners, deadly, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Seven Dollars on the Red (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy is abducted by ruthless bandit gang leader El Cachal after Cachal and his men butcher the boy's family with the exception of his father. Johnny Ashley, the gunslinger father of the boy, goes searching for his son. Alas, the boy has ...
Plot: saloon, highwayman, showdown, murder, violence, criminal, street shootout, cowboy, outlaw, fistfight, gunfight, bandit ...
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73%
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Mr. Horn (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.
Plot: tough guy, horse, pistol, scout, historic figure, army, repeating rifle, hanging, old west, trial, arrest, long range rifle ...
Place: arizona
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The Outsider (2019)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A railroad worker unwittingly finds himself on the wrong side of a group of corrupt lawmen in the Old West. When tragedy forces him to seek justice, he soon sets out on a bloody quest for revenge to wipe out his ruthless enemies.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, family, crimes, organized crime, friendship, criminal, gang, outlaw, sheriff, adventure, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And His Name Was Holy Ghost (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After gaining his freedom with the help of an old friend of his father, Spirito Santo/Holy Ghost recovers in an abandoned mine the gold fruit of a previous robbery and makes preparations for a new job recruiting a strange sacristan armed with a ...
Plot: old west, half breed, sheriff, outlaw, gunfight, gunslinger, cowboy, winchester rifle, repeating rifle, criminal, violence, gunfighter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Bounty Man (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two rival bounty hunters are after the same killer, but find they have to join together to fight off his gang.
Plot: knife, van, bounty hunter, outlaw, runaway, pistol, horse, shotgun, jail, death of wife, sheriff, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dallas (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dallas tries to regain his father's farm which he lost in a card game with Kelly. But Kelly is now dead and his daughter, Glenda, doesn't know how to play poker. There are also rumors of a hidden treasure.
Plot: poker, street shootout, violence, gun, rifle, cowboy hat, six gun, spurs, horse, pistol, gunfight, old west ...
Place: dallas texas, texas
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65%
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Hell to Pay (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten legendary Western stars are reunited in this action-packed tale of brothers at odds-one a decorated soldier and reluctant hero, the other a gambler who keeps company with card sharks and corrupt women-in a small mining town torn apart by civil ...
Plot: soldier, gunfight, reputation, job offer, horse and wagon, horse chase, father daughter relationship, criminal, funeral, african american, small town, mother daughter relationship ...
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64%
All Hell Broke Loose (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving his county in the Civil War as a skilled sharpshooter, Will Drayton moved West in search of employment using his shooting skills. He ends up with the wrong type of people as a deadly assassin.
Plot: horse chase, winchester rifle, sniper, repeating rifle, cowboy shirt, revolver, u.s. marshal, sniper rifle, six shooter, henry rifle, colt .45, cowboy hat ...
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The Winchester Does Not Forgive (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Buckaroo avenges the death of his father.
Plot: old west, love interest, gunfighter, outlaw gang, showdown, saloon, redhead, gun, violence, street shootout, small western town, pistol ...
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Dead Man's Revenge (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bitter and vengeful fugitive Luck Hatcher, dignified former slave turned bounty hunter Jessup Bush, and wily deputy U.S. Marshal Bodine all converge in a small town so they can hatch an intricate con in order to bring greedy and ruthless railroad ...
Plot: gang of outlaws, spurs, showdown, fast draw, saloon, cowboy hat, small western town, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, cowboy shirt, six shooter, cowboys and outlaws ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (1988)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Duell McCall is an outlaw on the run for a crime he didn't commit. Captured by the law and coerced into helping rescue the daughter of the evil local land baron, he finds himself drawn into an ever-deepening web of lies that threatens to cost ...
Plot: gun, blonde, passionate kiss, brunette, pistol, kiss, sheriff, cowboy, explosion, desert, revolver, gunfight ...
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57%
Law of the Lawless (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A former gunfighter, now a circuit court judge, faces his father's killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Plot: judge, jail cell, bar shootout, dancehall girl, street shootout, murder, revenge, fistfight, gunfight, widow, brother, sheriff ...
Place: kansas
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57%
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Rio Diablo (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kenny Roger's leaves his good-guy image behind as the rugged, gutsy Quentin Leach, a bounty hunter with a quick temper and a trigger finger to match. If you're an outlaw with a price on your head, Leach is the last man you'll want to ...
Style: surprise ending, buddy movie, tragic ending
Plot: cowboy, revenge, gun, mexican, kidnapping, cowboy hat, hotel fight, western hero, showdown, western town, death of protagonist, interracial romance ...
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57%
Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke Mills in self-defense, the town leaders decide it's time for a change. ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, saloon owner, marshal, self defense, social relations, down on your luck, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, heroes, crimes, old west, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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55%
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An Eye for an Eye (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Western revenge drama about a bounty hunter tracking down the men who murdered his wife and son.
Plot: revenge, murder, blind man, cowboy hat, arizona territory, territory, cripple, boulder, wanted, blindness, reward, campfire ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
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54%
Two Violent Men (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two violent men bent on revenge in the old west.
Plot: two man army, six gun, gunfight, fistfight, lawman, saddle, bar fight, colt .45, bar shootout, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, buddy cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
This Savage Land (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shortly after the Civil War, Kansas homesteaders are harrassed by Confederate marauders.
Plot: civil war veteran, street shootout, violence, love interest, settler, old west, ex soldier, widower, post civil war, mud, small western town, gunfight ...
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52%
Shootout in a One-Dog Town (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A small-town banker is forced to protect his town against a vicious gang of bank robbers determined to get the $200,000 stored in his bank.
Plot: pistol, repeating rifle, gun violence, henry rifle, cowboys and outlaws, colt .45, winchester rifle, six shooter, showdown, horse, gun, revolver ...
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52%
The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenager Ben Mockridge feels life in a Wild West farm town has nothing better to offer then horse-cart racing with other hicks, so he naively begs cattle company owner Frank Culpepper to engage him as youngest cowboy for a long cattle trail to a ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, cattle, cowboy, teaching the ways of the world, follow your dream, boss and employee, teenage life, adventure, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, friends ...
Place: colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: sexual, sexy, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitute, bounty hunter, vengeance, sexual relations, bar, rivalry, old west, graphic violence, tough heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
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50%
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, parody, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, farce, desert, sheriff, old west, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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