Movies like The Gun And The Pulpit

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The Gun And The Pulpit (1974)
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The Gun And The Pulpit (1974)
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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Most similar movies to The Gun And The Pulpit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, clever and serious films with plots about gunfight, street shootout, cowboy, murder, gunfighter, horse and outlaw mostly in Western and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gun And The Pulpit: The Decoy (2006), Hickok (2017), The Legend of Custer (1968), An Eye for an Eye (1966), Hell to Pay (2005). 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: saloon girl, oil lamp, slut, frontier town, blacksmith, six gun, bible, greed, sheet music, countryside, mute, doubt ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, mine
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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: old west, disarming someone, preacher, love interest, sex scene, colt .45, six shooter, gatling gun, outlaw, u.s. marshal, gunslinger, cowboy ...
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90%
The Legend of Custer (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer has been reinstated and assigned to command the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hays. The regiment has become a ragtag outfit of thieves and ruffians and Custer must whip the soldiers into shape to fight, the Kiowa, ...
Plot: rescue, legend, battlefield, spear, six shooter, repeating rifle, fort, indian war, native american, revolver, shotgun, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: horse, cowboy hat, revenge, murder, wanted, cripple, boulder, gunfighter, gang, arson, reward, campfire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.9
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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, street shootout, countryside, pianist, gun duel, saloon girl, armed robbery, oil lamp, slut, frontier town, six gun, water well ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, saloon girl, dancehall girl, brother, sheriff, jail cell, widow, gunfight, bar shootout, trial, gunfighter, fistfight ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 111K
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, witty, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: desert, cowboy, small town, frontier town, saloon girl, governor, gun, ceremony, interrupted hanging, marching band, parody, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cemetery Without Crosses (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria seeks revenge on the killers of her husband. She enlists the help of her husband's best friend, Manual, a reluctant, but skilled, gunfighter.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: gunfight, evil man, kidnapping, horse, murder, street shootout, horse riding, money, funeral, rape, fire, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, old west, murder, crimes, chases and races, deadly, heroes, partners, rivalry, farm, harmonica, reputation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: gang of outlaws, small western town, pistol, murder, street shootout, violence, gun, horse, old west, bandit, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
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 ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, harmonica, small town, anti hero, tragic hero, good versus evil, child killer, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, hitman, vengeance, investigation, gambling, kidnapping, vigilantism, lone wolves, sibling relationship, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: cowboy, horse, wedding, bar, mexican, kiss, pistol, revenge, street shootout, murder, kidnapping, cowboy hat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming of age, cattle, cowboy, adventure, boss and employee, tough heroes, follow your dream, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, friends ...
Place: colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: ranch, cowboy boots, saddle, revolver, gunfighter, duel, u.s. marshal, rancher, fistfight, cowboy, colt .45, six shooter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, enemy, six gun, pistol, horse, friend, rifle, street shootout, violence, revolver, old west ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 105
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: hanging, arrest, six shooter, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, indian war, army, u.s. cavalry, carbine, tough guy, trial, old west ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Gunfight in Abilene (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of ...
Plot: street shootout, post civil war, gun violence, gunfight, gunslinger, fistfight, outlaw, cowboy, gunfighter
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.3
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Pale Rider (1985)
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, violence, small town, preacher, marshal, gunslinger, drifter, gold, horse, lone wolves, settler, blackmail ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 30K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, judge, widow, lynching, marshal, small town, vengeance, death penalty, pardon, vigilantism, lone wolves, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pray to God and Dig Your Grave (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fernando returns home from his self chosen exile in Texas to get revenge for the death of his siblings. Instead he tries to start a revolution against the despotism of the landowners, but his relationship to his old friend Cipriano, who had turned ...
Plot: small western town, six gun, street shootout, violence, soldier, pistol, horse, battle, mexican, gun, mexican army, cowboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, small town, street shootout, violence, pistol, horse, song, colt .45, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, bar fight, bar shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (1992)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A haggard cowboy reflects upon his life while awaiting his death.
Plot: prison, newspaper headline, underwear, murder, fountain pen, bar, flashback, mexican, hostage, photograph, blood, little girl ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gold, ranch, street shootout, violence, heist, adventure, henry rifle, cowboy, criminal heroes, vengeance, buddies ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Macho Callahan (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man tricked into enlisting in the Confederate army is later thrown into a hellish stockade on desertion charges. He eventually breaks out of the prison camp, reunites with his old partner and sets out to kill the man who was responsible for his ...
Plot: rape, gunfight, outlaw, gunfighter, bar shootout, american civil war, civil war, deserter, desertion, u.s. civil war, arizona territory, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new mexico, texas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Return of Josey Wales (1986)
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: war veteran, cowboy, revolver, gunfight, anti hero, old west, tough guy, one man army, one against many, six shooter, cowboy shirt, cowboy and outlaw ...
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44%
 4.7
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Hot Spur (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged stablehand kidnaps the wife of a ranch owner to avenge the rape of his sister.
Plot: murder, ranch, kidnapping, revenge, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, rape, gang rape, lesbianism, lesbian, sex, death ...
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42%
May God Forgive You... But I Won't (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Cjamango is away from his ranch, bandits attack and kill his family. Disrupted by this tragedy, he sets out to take his revenge (helped by a Mexican who has seen the bandits). Along the way he learns that it was the father of his fiancée that ...
Plot: cowboy, bandit, violence, street shootout, revenge, murder, blood, torture, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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The Gun Hawk (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gunslinger Rory Calhoun dispenses his own brand of justice in this action-packed Western adventure costarring Rod Cameron and Ruta Lee. It's been three years since gunfighter Blaine Madden (Calhoun) visited his hometown. So when he warns the ...
Plot: gunslinger, father son relationship, cowboy hat, jealousy, horse, murder, street shootout, posse, frontier justice, sheriff, saddle, envy ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sartana in the Valley of Death (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Smooth and lethal gunfighter Lee Calloway helps three bandit brothers escape from jail under the condition that they give him fifty percent of the stolen gold they have hidden. Of course, the treacherous sibling trio don't plan on keeping their ...
Plot: gunfighter, pistol, ransom, street shootout, violence, maverick, landlady, lasso, tied up, treasure hunt, music box, dynamite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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