Movies like The Gun And The Pulpit

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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: gun, alcohol abuse, burial, buggy, noose, lasso, bible, frontier town, six gun, tobacco, hanging, eye patch, ranch, preacher, gunfighter, cowboy, gunfight, widow, sheriff, corpse, held at gunpoint, pursuit, coffin, corruption, funeral ...
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Once Upon a Time in the West
Western
Italy, USA
164 min.
 8.5
The Outlaw Josey Wales
Western
USA
135 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, rivalry, heroes, crimes, gunslinger, sheriff and murder mostly in Western, Adventure and Biography genres. Some movies like The Gun And The Pulpit: The Decoy (2006), Pale Rider (1985), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
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Pale Rider
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 ...
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Time: 1880s, 19th century
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Once Upon a Time in the West
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 164 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 ...
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Ambush at Dark Canyon
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.
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    User:   56%
 
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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 ...
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The Culpepper Cattle Co.
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating
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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 ...
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A Fistful of Dollars
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Duration: 99 min.
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Country: Canada
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The Quick Gun
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
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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
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Country: UK, Spain, USA
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, witty, not serious, satirical, funny ...
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: 19th century
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
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Duration: 111 min.
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Audience: kids
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Time: 19th century, 80s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, california ...
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
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Audience: boys' night
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