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Hostiles (2017)
 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, motivational, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: native american, native american reservation, reconciliation, murder, widow, bigotry, gunfight, death, forgiveness, hostility, indian chief, rape, train, american indian, murder of husband, murder of daughter, travel, civil war, battles, indigenous people, military, soldier, violence, war, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: montana, new mexico, colorado, usa, united states of america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and rough films with plots about violence, murder, horse, civil war, gun, blood and gunfight mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Hostiles: Dances with Wolves (1990), True Grit (2010), Bone Tomahawk (2015), The Homesman (2014), 3:10 to Yuma (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: touching, scenic, epic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: american civil war, native american, self discovery, culture clash, friendship, tribe, courage, native americans, native american white relationships, pride and honor, survival, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
Place: kansas, south dakota, tennessee, usa, nebraska
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 7.6
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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: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: scary, brutal, macabre, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wilderness, rescue, violent, native american, cannibalism, violence, cannibal, survival, brutality, murder, civil war veteran, scalping ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 34K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: old west, mental illness, suicide, human nature, twists and turns, depression, native american, partners, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, cross country, lifesaver ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, bandit, sheriff, showdown, heroic mission, race against time, righting the wronged, death of protagonist, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona ...
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100%
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: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, horse, murder, painting, female artist, women, art, crimes, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), artist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
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100%
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: suspense, captivating, talky, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, violent, bounty hunter, revenge, vengeance, dark humor, gunfight, african american, old west, racial violence, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, tennessee, austin texas, texas, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 802K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, harsh, scenic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, adventure, winter, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, bravery ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: racism, native american, slavery, american civil war, racial issues, military, battles, interracial relations, cavalry, indian reservation, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and ...
Style: factual, intense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: native american, indians, native americans, bounty hunter, civil war, apache, betrayal, prejudice, unlikely friendships, wilderness, justice, love story ...
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, intense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, old west, vengeance, violence, gunslinger, showdown, friendship, revenge, corruption, small town, civil war veteran ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Beginning just after the bloody Sioux victory over General Custer at Little Big Horn, the story is told through two unique perspectives: Charles Eastman, a young, white-educated Sioux doctor held up as living proof of the alleged success of ...
Style: serious, rough, emotional, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native american attack, native americans, indian reservation, murder, injustice, against humanity, massacre, racism, life is a bitch, social change ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, south dakota, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: home invasion, american civil war, soldier, rape, survival, family relations, female gunfighter, civil war, self defense, slave, farmhouse, woman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, southern usa, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, survival, native american, adventure, vengeance, hallucination, paranoia, fear, wounded, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 60K
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: suspense, realistic, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, preacher, gold, greed, murder, courage, drifter, gunfight, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, miner, gunfighter ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, civil war, cowboy, native americans, native american, murder, tough guy, bounty hunter, surrender, massacre, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, austin texas, usa, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, hunting, native americans, mountain man, adventure, native, native american, rocky mountains, indians, revenge, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, greed, justice, murder, gang, gunfight, rape, criminal, vigilantism, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, intense, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, civil war, chase, american civil war, survival, justice, plot twist, war, twists and turns, indians, colonel, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: native american, on the run, manhunt, serial killer, squad, civil war, native american reservation, desert, murder, racism, deputy sheriff, self defense ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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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, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, texas ranger, hunting, husband wife relationship, violence, gunfight, small western town, civil war, snake, knife fight, horse, death ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.8
 66K
1883 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Follow the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. A stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: journey, old west, husband wife relationship, cowboy, life is a bitch, road trip, family relations, family, wildlife, travel, ancient, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 40K
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, epic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, judge, hanging, u.s. marshal, guilt, justice, false accusation, death sentence, tough guy, ambush, tough cop, miscarriage of justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, revenge, friendship, u.s. marshal, justice, husband wife relationship, chase, friend, governor, unlikely hero, hostage, marriage ...
Place: montana
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Soldier Blue (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: native american attack, native american, survival, military, soldier, massacre, native american white relationships, village, fall in love, opposites attract, society, idealism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Harder They Fall (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: old west, released from prison, murder, outlaw gang, revenge, revelation, gunslinger, gang, criminal, enemy, vengeance, patricide ...
Time: victorian era, future, 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: violence, outlaw gang, death, husband wife relationship, murder, funeral, crimes, adaptation, society, brutality, culture clash, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, oregon, ireland, america
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31%
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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gunfight, old west, track down, vengeance, rivalry, partners, vigilantism, crimes, twists and turns, cowboy, murder, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
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The Kid (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids
Plot: outlaw gang, sheriff, squad, criminal, violence, arrest, gunfight, billy the kid, cowboy, american history, showdown, abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gunslinger, small town, old west, ranch, crimes, rivalry, going straight, hopes, starting over, heroes, society, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%