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The Duel (2016)
 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, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, hunting, texas ranger, violence, husband wife relationship, gunfight, small western town, held captive, tough guy, horse, snake, death, sniper, prostitute, religion, blonde, weapons, church, united states of america, hand to hand combat, villain, knife, kiss, horse riding, racist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, murder, horse, revenge, crimes, vengeance and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Duel: Hostiles (2017), The Keeping Room (2014), Justice (2017), Avenging Angel (2007), Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: tense, rough, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: native american, native american reservation, indian chief, bigotry, hate, reconciliation, hostility, widow, death, violence, travel, trip ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new mexico, usa, montana, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Keeping Room (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: american civil war, soldier, home invasion, rape, survival, danger, family relations, strong female character, self defense, sister sister relationship, slave, farmhouse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, southern usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.0
 953
Justice (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: murder, revenge, gunfight, small town, old west, mayor, death of brother, post civil war, preacher, marshal, abandoned mine, outlaw gang ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 508
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, crimes, rivalry, righting the wronged, criminal, church, danger, chase, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
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, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, renegades, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: captivating, rough, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, dark humor, bounty hunter, old west, vengeance, racism, slavery, african american, violent, revenge, one against many, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.3
 55K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, anti heroes, anti hero, horse, small town, heroes, drifter, gold, marshal, preacher, showdown, settler ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
 319K
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, vengeance, adventure, gunfight, bounty hunter, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, shooting, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Never Grow Old (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, psychological
Plot: outlaw gang, preacher, survival, justice, violence, murder, husband wife relationship, death, funeral, redemption, love, frontier town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon, america, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 21K
Jane Got a Gun (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: family in danger, gang, farm, old west, unlikely partners, family relations, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, family problems, gunfight, survival, murder ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Hired Hand (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all will be well again. But then Harry has to make a difficult decision regarding ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, old west, showdown, drifter, redemption, haunted by the past, vengeance, lone wolves, love and romance, starting over, family life, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 36K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, death sentence, vigilantism, pardon, heroes, small town, old west, marshal, widow, judge, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, love triangle, cowboy, pickup truck, human nature, homecoming, introspection, truck, gunfight, desert ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 777
The Burning (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kaí is a mysterious shaman who emerges from the Rio Paraná to help a poor farmer and his daughter, who are threatened by a band of cold-blooded mercenaries hired to force them to sell their land.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, survival, danger, lone wolves, crimes, rivalry, jungle, kidnapping, abduction, track down, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.2
 384K
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: bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, cowboy, gunfight, revenge, redemption, regret, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: old west, small town, gunslinger, graphic violence, rivalry, society, going straight, crimes, heroes, danger, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, criminal, outlaw, gunslinger, anti-hero, tough heroes, mysterious character, rivalry, lone wolves, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
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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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, vigilantism, old west, vengeance, kidnapping, lone wolves, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, deadly, gang ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, bank robbery, pacifist, revenge, bank, gang, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.8
 131K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, gunfight, sheriff, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Retribution Road (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, vigilantism, heist, family relations, small town, deadly, fugitives, criminal, psychopath ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, racism, murder, native american, squad, posse, rivalry, opposites attract, legal action, legal, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, criminal's revenge, on the run, tough heroes, crimes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 8K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, family in danger, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: captivating, serious, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, cattle, rancher, on the road, buddies, crimes, gold, gunfight, murder, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Scarlet Worm (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aging killer trains a young hired gun in a plot to assassinate a meek brothel owner performing barbaric abortion acts on his prostitutes.
Style: macabre, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, assassin, torture, planned murder, body mutilation, mercenary, fistfight, cowboy, gunfight, poetry, abortion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 469
High Noon (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High Noon tells the story of a lawman named Will Kane (Skerritt) who has just married a young bride, Amy (Thompson), promising to leave his dangerous career and settle down for a quiet life. Just as they are about to leave, word comes that a vicious ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: outlaw gang, last will and testament, gunfight, street shootout, marriage, fistfight, gunslinger, marshal, hostage, bravery, husband wife relationship, punched in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, journalism, rivalry, crimes, prison escape, country, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%