Movies like Rain for a Dusty Summer

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Rain for a Dusty Summer (1971)
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Rain for a Dusty Summer
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: 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: fake moustache, assassination attempt, firing squad, execution, revolution, priest, funeral, prostitute, disguise, murder, bomb
Place: mexico
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Western
Italy, USA, Spain, West Germany
161 min.
 8.9
Braveheart
Biography, Drama, History, War
USA
178 min.
 8.4
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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 murder, execution, priest, death, blood, revolution and violence mostly in Drama, Western and War genres. Some movies like Rain for a Dusty Summer: Death of a Gunfighter (1969), The Comedians (1967), The Wrath of God (1972), The Tree of Guernica (1975), September Dawn (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death of a Gunfighter
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith ...
Style: surreal, captivating, serious, realistic
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Place: mexico
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The Comedians
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bermuda, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic white hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, wife and husband lead actors
Plot: hotel, betrayal, resort, political unrest, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, infidelity, espionage, intrigue, revolution, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: haiti, caribbean
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    User:   74%
 
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The Wrath of God
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, cynical
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The Tree of Guernica
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vandale leading the Republican opposition to the fascist arm of Villa Romero, one of the Republican strongholds during the Spanish Civil War. She has previously met with Goya during the bombing of Guernica and the hope of seeing him again...
Style: avant garde
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Place: spain
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September Dawn
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
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Pancho Villa
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa is double-crossed in an arms deal planned by his comrade Scotty. Villa and Scotty plot a raid on a U.S. cavalry fort in retaliation.
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    User:   58%
 
The Singer Not the Song
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic priest defies a Mexican bandit whose gang kills villagers in alphabetical order.
Style: offbeat, serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Plot: clergy, village life, old west, religions or cults, village, danger, dishonesty, church, rivalry, atheist, belief, catholic priest ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
The Survivors
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A bourgeois Cuban family of aristocratic origin locks itself into its mansion when the Cuban Revolution comes to power, waiting for the new regime to be overthrown. As time passes, they regress to older and older systems of policital order, from ...
Plot: cuban revolution, dinner, childbirth, labor, political satire, mansion, attempted rape, revolution, cannibalism, scarecrow, dead animal, survival ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
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Amigo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: village, soldier, leadership, village life, island, wartime life, war, life is a bitch, jungle, military, arrest, ambush ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: asia, the philippines, iraq
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The Traveling Executioner
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 ...
Plot: electric chair, death penalty, business partner, executioner, traveling salesman, prison, murder, prostitute, execution, debt, brothel, bank robbery ...
Time: year 1918
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A Prayer for the Dying
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, danger, deadly, clergy, on the run, gangsters, redemption, going straight, haunted by the past, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
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Breakfast on Pluto
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NetForce
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Duration: 200 min.
Story: Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. ...
Style: rough, serious, futuristic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, computers and web, law enforcement, good versus evil, government agency, chases and races, internet, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
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Freedomfighters
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, realistic
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Three Brothers
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Crime of Padre Amaro
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, reflective, touching ...
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Villa Rides
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: serious, rough, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, war, leadership, adventure, rebelliousness, revolution, political unrest, injustice, mexican revolution, gunrunner, resistance, power struggle ...
Time: 19th century
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Les Misérables
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: emotional, touching, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: redemption, french, justice, rags to riches, revolution, literature, revenge, adaptation, haunted by the past, book, mentor, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Silent Gunpowder
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Plot: partisan, communist, civil war, communism, moaning, tragic event, villager, rock, blood, funeral, fear, machine gun ...
Place: yugoslavia, bosnia
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Catch-22
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: clever, surreal, humorous, biting, psychological ...
Plot: war, rebellion, insanity, violence, anti heroes, book, surrealism, anti war, wartime, adaptation, irreverent, military ...
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The Wild Bunch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
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Romero
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: politics, murder, church, propaganda, assassination, corruption, poverty, death, revolution, political, world politics, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
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The Alamo
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, factual, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, death, heroic mission, slavery, civil war, revolution, courage, storytelling, danger, gunfight, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, california ...
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller
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, serious, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: small town, prostitution, drinking, folk, wilderness, gunfight, human nature, death, murder, old west, loneliness, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: usa, washington state, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
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Dead Man's Walk
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: rough, serious, epic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, friendship, partners, survival, friends, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, texas ranger, firing squad, tough heroes, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
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Wyatt Earp's Revenge
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: track down, old west, vigilantism, chases and races, crimes, partners, rivalry, partners against crime, vengeance, renegades, assassination attempt, revenge plot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
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What Am I Doing in the Middle of the Revolution?
Genre: Comedy, Western, Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 20th. century Italian actor Guido Guidi, more enthusiastic than talented, and his ensemble tour Texas. The mysterious and obviously rich Peppino Garibaldi gives them an offer, they can’t deny: For a large amount of dough ...
Plot: firing squad, motorcycle, execution, actor, convent, baby, disguise, airplane, priest, mexican revolution
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