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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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about gunfight, cowboy, horse, gun, street shootout, old west and pistol 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), Hickok (2017), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968). 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: doubt, knife, outlaw, forced confession, thunder, oil lamp, greed, shot to death, prisoner, gunfight, blood, mute ...
Place: arizona, tucson 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, gunfight, brawl, duel, revolver, street shootout, small town, cowboy, fistfight, old west, nun, bar shootout ...
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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: old west, war veteran, cowboy, war hero, horse, one man army, revolver, gunfighter, tough guy, one against many, cowboy shirt, 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
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: civil war veteran, love interest, western hero, showdown, criminal, murder, battles, cowboy, gunfight, gunslinger, old west, gunfighter ...
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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, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, cowboy, horse, colt .45, gunfighter, rifle, pistol, violence, street shootout, outlaw, old west ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, deadly, partners, chases and races, crimes, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
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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, runaway, squad, death of protagonist, arizona territory, revisionist western, rifle, small town, last stand, villain arrested, cowboys and outlaws ...
Place: arizona, mexico, new mexico, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: duel, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, horse, old west, fistfight, gang of outlaws, cowboy, cowboys and outlaws, violence, colt .45, murder ...
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, outlaw, criminal, sheriff, friendship, family, organized crime, crimes, gang, murder, betrayal, adventure ...
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73%
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: gunfight, sheriff, winchester rifle, pistol, gunslinger, six gun, half breed, repeating rifle, horse, small western town, gunfighter, violence ...
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67%
 6.0
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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: death of wife, sheriff, falling off horse, jail, ambush, campfire, one armed man, whiskey, runaway, department store, dining hall, gun ...
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66%
 4.7
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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, cowboy hat, pistol, saddle, spurs, street shootout, rifle, six gun, cowboy boots, cowboy, gunfight, saloon ...
Place: texas, dallas texas
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66%
 4.5
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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: gunfight, soldier, gun duel, shot to death, cowboy, armed robbery, outlaw, slut, punched in the face, church, small town, bar ...
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63%
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: sniper rifle, winchester rifle, pistol duel, henry rifle, duel, repeating rifle, u.s. marshal, six shooter, small western town, target practice, civil war veteran, cowboy hat ...
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62%
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: revolver, horse, desert, sand, street shootout, small western town, pistol, outlaw, cowboy, revenge, bartender, gunfight ...
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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: dynamite, long brown hair, female gunfighter, revolver, passionate kiss, street shootout, pistol, sheriff, colt .45, horse, ambush, six shooter ...
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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, gunfighter, jail cell, dancehall girl, revenge, sheriff, murder, saloon girl, trial, widow, brother, courtroom ...
Place: kansas
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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, buddy movie
Plot: cowboy, bible, street shootout, interracial romance, tough guy, outlaw, bar fight, attempted rape, kidnapping, buddy, duel, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: revolver, gang, marshal, saddle, cripple, boulder, wanted, gunfight, arizona territory, blindness, gunfighter, desert ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
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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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, saloon owner, marshal, crimes, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, heroes, vengeance, down on your luck, old west, small town life, self defense ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Two Violent Men (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two violent men bent on revenge in the old west.
Plot: violence, horse, saddle, small town, pistol, lawman, two man army, cowboy, winchester rifle, gunfight, fistfight, outlaw gang ...
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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: horse, revolver, fight, street shootout, six shooter, old west, pistol, gun, showdown, henry rifle, gunfight, winchester rifle ...
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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: murder, kidnapping, horse, gunfight, evil man, white horse, widow, shot to death, smoking, kidnapped woman, love, frustration ...
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52%
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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, rivalry, crimes, journalism, prison escape, country, murder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, love interest, mud, kiss, cowboy, ex soldier, old west, u.s. civil war, death of wife, settler, gunfight, accomplice ...
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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: suspenseful, sexual, rough, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, prostitute, bounty hunter, crimes, heroes, deadly, rivalry, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, old west, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
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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, exciting, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, parody, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, farce, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Days of Violence (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last months of the Civil War, Joe's brother is killed unjustly by Clifford, a captain in the Northen army. Joe decides to join a group of Southerners determined to resist till the end. Joe is considered an outlaw and a reward is ...
Plot: gunslinger, gun, six gun, cowboys and outlaws, saddle, outlaw, cowboy, gunfight, gunfighter, blonde, revolver, gang ...
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Johnson County War (2002)
Genre: Western
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The three Hammett brothers, Cain (Tom Berenger), Harry (Luke Perry) and Dale (Adam Stroke) are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: battles, manhunt, crimes, rivalry, isolation, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, old west, americana, siblings relations, hitman ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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