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Aferim! (2015)
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Aferim! (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Western
Country: Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, exciting
Plot: gypsy, slave, racism, slavery, prejudice, minority, track down, danger, escape, crimes, society, adultery, horse, horse riding, castration, husband wife relationship, police officer, riding a horse, roma, priest
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, exciting and tense films with plots about danger, society, murder, gun, gunfight, crimes and horse mostly in Drama, Western and Comedy genres. Some movies like Aferim!: The Retrieval (2013), A Man Called Horse (1970), Six Gun (2008), Little Big Man (1970), Never Grow Old (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: american civil war, moral dilemma, danger, bounty hunter, slavery, civil war, foe turned friend, survival, track down, racism, escapades, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
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Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, danger, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, arrest, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, slavery, racism, society, dishonesty, track down, human spirit, parents and children, missing person, family relations, rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, virginia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A number of slaves risk their lives to escape their masters with their only help coming from the famous secret slave escape network.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: chase, interracial relations, racism, adventure, rebellion, fugitives, society, chases and races, on the run, hopes, danger, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, north carolina
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Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, captivating, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, thief, salesman ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1850s, 1860s ...
Place: usa
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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
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lucky Luke (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, old west, crimes, adventure, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement, escapades, small town, heroes, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A headstrong New York painter embarks on a dangerous journey to meet Sitting Bull, but must face off with an Army officer intent war with the Native Americans.
Style: suspense, based on true events, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, painting, horse, shooting, female artist, danger, crimes, rivalry, sioux tribe, indigenous people ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
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Gold (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Spanish soldiers battle indigenous tribes and their own brutal natures as they search for a legendary city built of gold.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: amazon rainforest, conquistador, contests and competitions, danger, tribe, society, rain forest, youth, city, friendship, soldier, love
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Savage State (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The American Civil War breaks out… A family of French colonists, settled in Missouri, decides to go back to France. Edmond, Madeleine and their three daughters have to cross the whole country to reach New York. They are led by the mysterious and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, exciting
Plot: american civil war, deadly, violence, friendship, crimes, forbidden love, danger, chase, murder, society, family, parents and children ...
Time: 1860s
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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
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Free State of Jones (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his ...
Style: factual, captivating, intense, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, slavery, rebellion, justice, wartime, revolution, courage, period piece, vengeance, society, escapades, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865, 60s, 1960s ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: politics, friendship, elderly, state affairs, holiday, communism, retired, dictatorship, small town, husband wife relationship, satire, tv show ...
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Place: europe, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.
Style: captivating, intense, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: escaped convict, innocence, escape, chase, friendship, justice, danger, wilderness, gang, old west, redemption, crimes ...
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Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, cowboy, adventure, chinese, old west, danger, society, save the day, partners, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: tense, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, couple relations, disorder, boss and employee, infidelity, cons and scams, vengeance, love triangle, crimes of passion, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
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Style: realistic, serious
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Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada, France, USA
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Story: John Henry returns to his hometown in hopes of repairing his relationship with his estranged father, but a local gang is terrorizing the town. John Henry is the only one who can stop them, however he has abandoned both his gun and reputation as a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: father son relationship, real life father and son playing father and son, small town, reverend, gunfight, gunslinger, old west, danger, rivalry, corruption, fight, criminal as protagonist ...
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Elevator (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A boy and a girl, both teenagers, want to get away from the world and be alone for a while, so they hide in an abandoned factory on the outskirts. But there they fall in a trap of their own intention, and get stuck in the cargo elevator. There is no ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
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Genre: Drama, History, Western
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Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: Takeshi Kitano plays a version of himself in which he's a struggling director cycling through a number of different genres in an effort to complete his latest project.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, offbeat
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D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, heist, partners, crimes, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, absurd
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
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