Movies like Guns of a Stranger

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Guns of a Stranger (1973)
 4.5
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Guns of a Stranger (1973)
Genre: Action, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forced to kill a young Abilene gunman in the line of duty, Sheriff Matthew Roberts, torn by anguish takes off his badge and leaves Kansas. Roberts becomes known as 'The Drifter', wandering restlessly through the west. In Arizona, he aids elderly rancher, Tom Duncan, Tom's granddaughter, Virginia and kid-brother Danny (Steven Tackett) in their fight to save their small ranch from a crooked banker and his gang of outlaws.
Plot: misfit, gunfight, farm, drifter, outsider, bandit, mountain, musician, singer, rescue, deception, banker, bartender, marauder, grandfather, sheriff, brother sister relationship, blacksmith, brother, stranger, duplicity, rancher, cattleman, lawman, gang leader ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, kansas

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Most similar movies to Guns of a Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, violence, gunshot, old west, cowboy, rivalry and saloon mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Guns of a Stranger: Gunfight in Abilene (1967), Ride to Hangman's Tree (1967), He Rides Tall (1964), The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961), The Raiders (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: suspense
Plot: death of friend, violence, damsel in distress, gang member, false accusation, cattle ranch, bartender, reprisal, retribution, redemption, ambush, gang leader ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Ride to Hangman's Tree (1967)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three young outlaws try to stay together and keep one step ahead of the law.
Plot: saloon girl, bartender, sheriff, gang member, bank clerk, jealousy, farce, deception, bank robbery, damsel in distress, henchman, dancehall girl ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.9
 145
He Rides Tall (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rancher is pressured by his cheating wife and a gang leader, into trying to cripple a marshal's gun hand, after that marshal killed his murderous son in self defense.
Style: suspense
Plot: abduction, scalping, outlaw gang, surgeon, murder, indian attack, chase, acquittal, law and order, cattle ranch, barfly, gang member ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. However another man is dead, Will Donovan, from whom he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deception, investigation, frame up, farm, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, vigilantism, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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3801
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258
 5.2
 211
The Raiders (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, train, farm, righting the wronged, gang, military, track down, crimes, fugitives, leadership, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 337
Taggart (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: revenge, crimes, old west, master criminal, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, farm, fish out of water, law and order, revenge killing, avenger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, violence, nun, old west, fistfight, bar fight, gunslinger, gunfight, duel, cowboy, street fight, gunfighter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 166
Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, gang, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, rivalry, heroes, death, prisoner, violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, yuma arizona, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.8
 62K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, suspense, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: cowboy, old west, billy the kid, chase, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws, brutality, adventure, bounty hunter, civil war, gangsters, gang ...
Time: 1870s, 80s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, california, texas, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 385
Dead Men (2018)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Jesse Struthers and his brother Jake find themselves on the run after a band of men begin murdering their family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: apache indian, apache tribe, cowboy, native american, horse, apache, murder, revenge, apache territory, gold, gold mine, villain ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a major shipment of gold has been stolen and buried in the desert. Only one man knows the whereabouts of gold and the army sends captain Matt Martin to arrest him and come back with the gold. Martin, his prisoner and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, apache tribe, buried treasure, post civil war, mountain, stash, battles, righting the wronged, partners, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, van, pardon, cons and scams, small town, old west, righting the wronged, tough heroes, buddies, partners, heroes, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Virgin Cowboy (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sexploitation film set in the Old West.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, cowboy, revenge, sex scene, brothel, henchman, reprisal, loss of virginity, retribution, bartender, violence, betrayal ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 188
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: retiring, husband wife relationship, revenge, guilt, anger, judge, criminal, card playing, gunfight, mine, savagery, small town ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 407
Land Raiders (1969)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: raid, cowboy, rape, massacre, murder, righting the wronged, tough heroes, battles, dishonesty, rivalry, escapades, forgery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Confederate super-spy Roy Orbison and his partner in crime Sammy Jackson travel to San Francisco near the end of the Civil War, masquerading, respectively, as a singer/guitar instructor and a magic-elixir vendor. Once there, Orbison dons a fake wig, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confederate soldier, civil war, righting the wronged, heist, old west, american civil war, espionage, adventure, crimes, partners, hotshot hero, rivalry ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 278
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, silver mine, u.s. marshal, slut, bartender, reputation, grave, grief, cowboy, native american, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vengeance Is My Forgiveness (1968)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small western town our hero Durango (Tab Hunter) delivers his prisoner to the jailhouse and then goes to the local saloon where the lady saloon owner Joanne has eyes only for him. But Durango only has eyes for his bride-to-be Lucy. Four masked ...
Plot: gunfight, revenge, hanging, sheriff, villain, vengeance, violence, street shootout, saloon, shotgun, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 52
Black Hat (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Story: A drifter is a town's last hope of salvation from outlaws, but he can't escape the past he's trying to forget.
Plot: criminal, sheriff, post apocalypse, drifter, gunslinger, wasteland, showdown, homeless, old west, saloon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Wait, Django… Shoot! (1967)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Django returns home to find out that his father has been killed, by local bandits, in a business deal gone wrong . He swears revenge and a mixture of lone gun men, gang members and bandits get involved with the search for a pouch of money, missing ...
Plot: money, revenge, gunfight, criminal, murder of father, violence, mexican, brother sister relationship, uncle, drunkard, outlaw gang, sidekick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Apache Uprising (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, stagecoach, rebellion, apache tribe, tough heroes, hitman, false accusation, americana, vigilantism, cons and scams, heist, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 524
Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, cattle, crimes, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, wiretap, uninhibited rivalry, old west, deception, betrayal, president ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Frenchie King (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Style: funny, realistic, semi serious, parody, suspense
Plot: female gunfighter, girl fight, beauty, femdom, woman with a gun, women, gang, rivalry, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Gunfighters (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this pilot Western produced for Canadian television, two brothers and their cousin become bandits to rescue their ranch from a greedy land developer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tv series pilot
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ranch, criminal, vengeance, siblings relations, vigilantism, family life, farm, family relations, tough heroes, injustice, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, texas, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 9K
Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: katana, samurai, heist, medieval, female nudity, cowboy, tough guy, native american, train robbery, woman with a gun, samurai sword, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Wild Westerners (1962)
Genre: 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, wife, secret, horse, husband wife relationship, battles, acquittal, interracial relations, indian attack, redemption, u.s. marshal, van ...
Time: 1860s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 309K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, sheriff, heroic mission, race against time, morality, showdown, bandit, death of protagonist, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, yuma arizona, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, cowboy, murder, violence, civil war, fistfight, one against many, killer, left for dead, small town, vengeance, war ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Outlaws (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest ...
Style: intense, entertaining, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gang, jesse james, old west, civil war, adventure, heroes, rebelliousness, rivalry, rebellion, dishonesty, battles, secret ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Winds of Autumn (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1884, an eleven-year-old Quaker boy sets out on his own to seek revenge against a gang of outlaws who senselessly murdered his family.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: youth, orphan, murder, vengeance, old west, gang, obsessive quest, crimes, adventure, young heroes, rivalry, stress ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%