Movies like The Reward

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The Reward (1965)
 4.9
 189
The Reward (1965)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crash-landed crop-duster (Max von Sydow) betrays a fugitive (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) and his girlfriend (Yvette Mimieux) to Mexican bounty hunters.
Plot: squad, reward, posse, horse, air disaster, desert, pilot, bounty hunter, neo noir, chihuahua, chase, mexican, husband wife relationship, modern western
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to The Reward

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and rough films with plots about horse, gunfight, revenge, murder, rivalry, desert and cowboy mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Reward: Stranger on the Run (1967), Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), The New Land (1972), True Grit (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stranger on the Run (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drifter finds himself wrongly accused of murder by a power-crazed sheriff. The sheriff gives him a horse, some supplies, and a one-hour head start into the desert, then he will send his murderous posse after him.
Plot: squad, horse, sheriff, posse, desert, badge, manhunt, settler, alcoholic, gunfighter, whiskey, alcohol ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, racism, murder, posse, squad, native american, chase, life is a bitch, rivalry, immigrants, chases and races ...
Time: 1900s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 10K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, crimes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 4K
The New Land (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Sweden
Duration: 202 min.
Story: Continuation from Utvandrarna (1971): The Swedes arrive in the USA. They still have a long journey to Minnesota where they expect to find other Swedes. When they arrive there, each family searches a place to build a home. Kristina and Karl-Oskar ...
Style: serious, epic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: settler, countryside, lifestyle, misfit, immigrants, hopes, society, family relations, human nature, culture clash, americana, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.6
 307K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, bounty hunter, vengeance, partners, revenge, track down, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, helicopter, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, sheriff, friendship between men, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 495
Avenging Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A preacher (Sorbo) becomes a bounty hunter after a group of refugees seeking shelter in his church is murdered by a gang of ruthless outlaws.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, preacher, murder, righting the wronged, rivalry, crimes, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 444
California (1977)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a Union soldier is released from prison and travels with a fellow prisoner to Missouri where his travelling companion is shot and hung for horse stealing. California decides to take the dead companion's belongings ...
Plot: reward, ex soldier, shot in the back, blood, american civil war, confederate soldier, sister, soldier, street shootout, violence, rape, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical marshal who abuses his power.
Plot: crooked sheriff, army, ex convict, alibi, cowboys and outlaws, shooting a horse, violence, sheriff, poker, cowboy, african american, posse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 94
Gun Street (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In this movie filmed and released in 1961 (and not a 1962 production), an escaped convict returns to town and begins a reign of terror. Marked for death are Dr. Dean Knudtson, his wife Janice, formerly married to the killer, and Jeff Baxley, on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: casino, chase, posse, terror, squad, prison, gambling, escape, vengeance, desert, pets, crimes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 142
Man and Boy (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 19th century a man and his son settle in Arizona which used to be a frontier state and full of criminals at that time.
Plot: posse, manhunt, prejudice, desert, family man, cactus, civil war veteran, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, horse, outlaw, walking ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, old west, slavery, vengeance, racism, african american, one against many, gory, society, rescue, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film[1] starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century Oklahoma Territory, who became infatuated with the ...
Plot: teenage girl, cowboy, outlaw, horse riding, horse, gun, girl, swimming, criminal, cowgirl, lasso, hammock ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, gory, anti war, bank, heist, vengeance, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 10K
The Duel (2016)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger investigates a series of unexplained deaths in a town called Helena.
Style: tense, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, hunting, texas ranger, husband wife relationship, violence, small western town, gunfight, held captive, tough guy, snake, horse, death ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, outlaw, old west, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, law enforcement, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 299
Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, old west, vengeance, vigilantism, kidnapping, graphic violence, good versus evil, lone wolves, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
 12K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, escapades, danger, husband wife relationship, thirst ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Paradise Trail (1979)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In a small western town in the late 1800′s, two outlaws take a blind preacher, his wife and an Indian girl as hostages in their flight from the law. Excitement mounts when Dan, one of the outlaws makes a shocking discovery. The last train to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: hostage, revenge, religion, christianity, u.s. marshal, rattlesnake, pastor, brother brother relationship, christian, blind man, prayer, preacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 143
Sal (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Chile, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A screenwriter travels to Northern Chile to research his script for a Western thriller but ends up getting more than he bargained for.
Plot: filmmaker, irony, modern western, desert, violence, director
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dan Hogan and his gang have held up a bank for $100,000 in gold bars. They meet up at Jackal's Ranch, a weigh station for stage coaches. While waiting for the gold to arrive they encounter a stranger, John Webb, who wants half the gold in ...
Plot: quicksand, hostage, betrayal, posse, gang, married couple, thunderstorm, desert, cave, thirst, campfire, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hanging, psychopath, vigilantism, bounty hunter, train robbery, gang, crimes, adventure, on the run, partners, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, quarry, 70s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1982)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Walks Far Woman is a squaw of the Blackfoot tribe. She takes revenge on two men who killed her husband and then she is ostracized by her tribe. She then is adopted by the Sioux, the tribe of her mother, and there she tries to start a new life.
Plot: survival, murder, revenge, bow and arrow, culture clash, cowboy, native american, girl horse relationship, native american attack, indian tribe, native, teepee ...
Time: 1870s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vigilantism, rivalry, obsessive quest, tough heroes, vengeance, chase, chases and races, soldier, old west, road not taken, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mackintosh and T.J. (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Roy is a ranch hand and a drifter. He takes a young man into his care and helps him to grow up.
Style: cult film
Plot: sidekick, cowboys and outlaws, matador, murder mystery, cowboy shirt, tough guy, warrior, windmill, mild violence, fistfight, drifter, juvenile delinquent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 42K
True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: cowboy, manhunt, bounty hunter, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, odd couple, partners, wanted, track down, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 370K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, revenge, redemption, gunfight, regret, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 1K
Running Wild (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stella Davis is a widow who saves her ranch by working with convicts to rehabilitate a herd of wild horses that wandered on to her property. Stella must fight prejudice, greed, bureaucracy and vanity (including her own) to finally understand that ...
Style: lyrical, sentimental, captivating, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: ranch, rancher, wild horse, widow, convict, wild animal, prisoner, bureaucracy, runaway horse, debt, re-education, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: native american, modern west, mentor, native american reservation, rodeo, hopes, aging, dishonesty, americana, alcohol abuse, human nature, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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