Movies like Sweetwater

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Sweetwater (2013)
 6.2
 6K
Sweetwater (2013)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, serious
Plot: murder, vigilantism, vengeance, investigation, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, small town, widow, loss of loved one, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), farm, love, old west, good versus evil, newlyweds, haunted by the past, strong violent content, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to Sweetwater

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, heroes and old west mostly in Western, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sweetwater: Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012), Retribution Road (2007), 6 Guns (2010), Red Hill (2010), The Quick and the Dead (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, journalism, rivalry, crimes, prison escape, country, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 1890s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, small town, family relations, deadly, fugitives, criminal, showdown ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.1
 1K
6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, murder, danger, strong female presence, heroes, chases and races, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 8K
Red Hill (2010)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escaped prisoner, unstoppable, pregnant wife, revenge, murder, small town, haunted by the past, violence spree, hunt down, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, gunfight, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, prison, gun duel, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico, yuma arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 457
Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, prostitute, bounty hunter, lone wolves, bar, strong sexual content, tough heroes, righting the wronged, sexual relations, old west, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 330
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, police detective, fighting the system, cop as target, deadly, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, lone wolves, heroes, chases and races, deadly, partners, crimes, murder, old west, sheriff, street shootout, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 517
The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone wolves, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, rebellion, injustice, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, rivalry, danger, murder, stalking, mind game, psychopath, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 272
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: revenge, crimes, old west, fish out of water, master criminal, rivalry, deadly, heroes, farm, tough heroes, law and order, gang leader ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 420
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, false accusation, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: harsh, tense, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, self defense, family relations, small town, neo noir, robbery, attempted murder, attempted robbery, vigilantism, mafia, criminal's revenge, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, deadly, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gunfight at La Mesa (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tate Noble returns to the town of his youth where as a boy his parents were murdered. His childhood friend Samuel, now the sheriff of La Mesa knows who is responsible, and Tate's arrival sparks hostility between Samuel and his father Judge ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, scary
Plot: showdown, old west, gunfight, mysterious character, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 36K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, old west, small town, murder, revenge, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 1K
Sorted (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, nightclub, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, nightlife, danger, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, clubbing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.4
 4K
Red Fighter (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, small town, native american, revenge, crimes, injustice, tough heroes, against the odds, survival, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gangsters, modern western, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, crimes, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 221
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, danger, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Red Headed Stranger (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reverend Julian Shay (Willie Nelson) strode into the saloon, pulled out his six-shooter, and killed his adulterous wife (Morgan Fairchild) and the man she had left him for. It was the beginning of his violent transformation from God-Loving preacher ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, crimes, deadly, clergy, society, rivalry, misfit, hopes, vengeance, old west, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, death, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, harmonica, villain, warrior, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, betrayal, heroes, criminal's revenge, investigation, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Way of the Wicked (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lawrence Salva's script centers on a detective (Facinelli), on the trail of a murderer, who is led to believe that a local teenager, harboring some sort of strange supernatural power, may be involved. Slater plays the man's disbelieving ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, murder, danger, demon, crimes, ghost, law enforcement, small town, showdown ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, investigation, serial killer, police detective, profanity, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die! (1968)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: Italy, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man, released after a jail term for a crime he did not commit, raises a gang to go after the man who framed him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, prison, lone wolves, law enforcement, dishonesty, heroes, investigation, crimes, deadly, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, warden, tough heroes, rivalry, family in danger, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, righting the wronged, injustice, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%