Movies like The Desperate Mission

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The Desperate Mission (1969)
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The Desperate Mission (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man who has lost everything joins others paid to convey a wealthy man's wife - and a mysterious treasure - to safety in San Francissco.
Plot: infidelity, gunfight, sex, horse, bandit, thief, heroes, criminal, womanizer, seduction, gun, betrayal, betrayal by friend, adultery, kiss, duel, mexican, brawl, latin, frontier, brunette, wagon train, ambush, mission, rustler ...
Time: 1840s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Desperate Mission

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about gunfight, gun, cowboy, horse, ambush, pistol and violence mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Desperate Mission: The Wild Westerners (1962), Valdez Horses (1973), The Mark of Zorro (1974), Guns for San Sebastian (1968), Stagecoach (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wild Westerners (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is murdered to keep from talking but his killer is identified as ...
Plot: criminal, outlaw, gunpowder, wife, battles, reprisal, cowboy hat, kidnapping, redhead, hostage, gun, battle ...
Time: 1860s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Valdez Horses (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chino Valdez is a loner horse breeder living in the old west. Partly a loner by choice, and partly because, being a 'half-breed', he finds himself unwelcome almost everywhere he goes. One day, a young runaway named Jimmy shows up at his ...
Style: cult film, realistic, serious
Plot: gunfight, fistfight, horse, half breed, male in bathtub, street fight, ambush, fiancee, canyon, lasso, fugitives, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new mexico, europe, ireland, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Mark of Zorro (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The swishing fop Don Diego de la Vega becomes the swashbuckling masked hero Zorro when tyranny threatens his people in nineteenth-century California.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, undercover, adventurer, revolution, dishonesty, secret identity, righting the wronged, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gunfight, outlaw, criminal, rivalry, stash, dishonesty, disorder, leadership, on the run, hidden identity, lone wolves ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.1
 2K
Stagecoach (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of unlikely travelling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor, a bar girl who's been thrown out of town, a professional gambler, a travelling liquor salesman, a banker who has ...
Plot: stagecoach, traveler, indian war, bar fight, bar shootout, marshal, ambush, fight to the death, love interest, pregnant woman, battle, redhead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 796
Shanghai Joe (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.
Plot: kung fu, cowboy boots, old west, chinese man, showdown, combat, male female relationship, saloon, six shooter, bar fight, repeating rifle, cowboy shirt ...
Time: 1800s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 911
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, pregnancy, desert, prostitute, old west, stagecoach, americana, partners, gambling, society, heist, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.
Style: semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, love and romance, romance, friends, love triangle, rivalry, forbidden love, fall in love, adventure, horse riding, chase, colt .45 ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Five Man Army (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set during the Mexican Revolution, a man known only as "The Dutchman" has a plan, and brings in four of his old acquaintences, including an old army buddy and a silent Japanese swordsman, to help him out by promising a $1000 reward if it ...
Plot: fort, martial arts, blood, battle, gunfight, kung fu, mexican revolution, battles, showdown, winchester rifle, world war one, army ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 280K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 1K
Hellbenders (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but not for Jonas, a ruthless Confederate officer who wants to continue the fight by reorganizing Confederate troops in the Southwest with the support of a large sum of stolen money. He devises an elaborate ruse to allow his ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: bar fight, crimes, family relations, on the run, deadly, murder, old west, heist, soldier, military, siblings relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 386
Class of '61 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.
Plot: american civil war, pistol, horse, confederate soldier, musket, irish american, woman shot, u.s. army, u.s. cavalry, chase, kiss, civil war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
She Came To The Valley (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the book by Cleo Dawson, this film follows the struggle of a female settler as she becomes involved in a political conflict during the Spanish-American War.
Plot: arson, battles, world war one, repeating rifle, van, battle, cowboy hat, mexican, mexican revolution, old west, settler, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, americana, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, murder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, wrestling, bounty hunter, adventure, village life, crimes, on the run, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: vigilantism, old west, heroes, adventure, crimes, secret identity, assassination, gang, tough heroes, friends, folk hero, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wanted Johnny Texas (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Texas is recruited by the U.S. Army to find a safe passage for a wagon train and impatient settlers to the West. Johnny figures his best bet is to pay off the local band of desperadoes helmed by a psychotic outlaw. When that doesn't ...
Plot: desert, gunslinger, gunfight, cowboy, six gun, man kills a woman, small western town, sheriff, outlaw, fistfight, saddle, street shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.2
 185
Six Gun Savior (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Lane McCrae confronts the outlaw that murdered his family, the battle leaves him fatally wounded. He is visited by the Devil, who offers him a deal that would save the lives of both he and his brother, but instead makes him a bounty hunter for ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, hell, gunfight, devil, gunfighter, gunslinger, street shootout, old west, supernatural power, desert, cowboy, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: gunrunner, standoff, captain, six shooter, horse, dog, u.s. cavalry, horse chase, repeating rifle, carbine, indian war, fort ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 135
Blood River (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Pearls, a directionless young drifter, kills Henry Logan's son and two other men after he found out that they murdered Jimmy's parents for their land. Trying to get away from Logan's vengeance, he goes to ground in the mountains ...
Plot: bell tower, camp, cowboy boots, bow and arrow, river, standoff, cowboys and outlaws, winchester rifle, repeating rifle, violence, criminal, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 36K
The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, horse, gunslinger, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 13K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 285
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, old west, rivalry, kidnapping, vengeance, confined, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, deadly, gang ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, horse chase, colt .45, henry rifle, winchester rifle, sniper rifle, cowboy shirt, six shooter, gun, cowboy hat, showdown, revisionist western ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Desert Kickboxer (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A kickboxing cop abandons the violent life after he accidentally kills his opponent during a match. After quitting, he heads for the Arizona desert to live alone and occasionally work tracking drug runners for the area sheriff. One particularly wily ...
Plot: kickboxer, warrior, native american, navajo, one man army, bow and arrow, martial arts, hand to hand combat, brawl, semiautomatic pistol, disarming someone, one against many ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, treasure hunt, train, murder, track down, partners, dishonesty, heist, investigation, bank, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, mexico, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this western, a gambler wins a big Mexican ranch and decides to herd all of the cattle upon it into Texas. The crook enlists the aide of a few Mexicans, but they don't realize he plans to cheat them. En route, the cattle drivers are ambushed ...
Plot: horse chase, ambush, cattle ranch, outlaw gang, gang, saddle, rancher, outlaw, arizona territory, fast draw, holster, showdown ...
Place: mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Grand Canyon Massacre (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: (1965) James Mitchum George Ardisson, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Jill Powers, Eduardo Ciannelli. After a search for his father's killers, Mitchum returns home only to find himself involved in a bloody land dispute. Good western with a helluva cast. ...
Plot: grand canyon, gunfight, criminal, saddle, fistfight, outlaw, cowboy, desert, revolver, violence, street shootout, massacre ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 197
Holy Water Joe (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of robbers armed with a union army cannon rob the bank holding bounty Killer Acquasanta Joe's earnings to date. He pursues, crossing and double crossing along the way.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bow and arrow, escape, interrupted sex, arrow in chest, tied up, anti hero, treasure hunt, caught having sex, redhead, falling from height, held at gunpoint, rifle ...
Place: austin texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%