Movies like Cry Macho

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Cry Macho (2021)
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Cry Macho (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home from Mexico.
Plot: kidnapping, horse, journey, cowboy, gun, job, interracial relations, on the run, wild horse, wife, rooster, sign language, bad mother, running away from home, stolen car, abusive mother, stealing a car, gringo, pistol, handgun, biracial child, modern western
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to Cry Macho

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about kidnapping, murder, crimes, gun, horse, revenge and rivalry mostly in Drama, Thriller and Western genres. Some movies like Cry Macho: A Perfect World (1993), Unforgiven (1992), Pale Rider (1985), Incident at Deception Ridge (1994), Play Misty for Me (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: road movie, touching, sincere, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, prison escape, friendship, fugitives, manhunt, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, classic car, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, alaska, austin texas, birmingham alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.2
 393K
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, revenge, cowboy, redemption, regret, gunfight, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 57K
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, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, anti heroes, anti hero, horse, small town, heroes, drifter, gold, preacher, marshal, settler, showdown ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 80s
Place: california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a double-crossing husband runs off with his wife's ransom money, her kidnappers come after him and the missing money. He leads them on a treacherous journey through the wilderness.
Plot: kidnapping, bus, bound and gagged, blindness, blindfold, asthma
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Play Misty for Me (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, stalking, obsessed fan, jaguar car, stalker, disc jockey, dj, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by members of a radical guerrilla organisation, as seen by the FBI agent in charge of her case.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist group, fbi agent, ransom, heiress, partisan
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 127K
The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, exciting, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, drug dealer, drug traffic, old man, pickup truck, police officer, ex husband ex wife relationship, drugs, male protagonist, veteran, delivery man ...
Time: year 2005, 2000s, year 1958, 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico, chicago illinois, texas, illinois, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.6
 8K
Frontera (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: u.s. mexico border, immigrants, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, misfit, society, deadly, husband wife relationship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, united states, phoenix arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a stopover in Barcelona, Fériaud Roland discovers a corpse in the hotel room next door. He wakes up in a strange clinic without remembering who brought him there. The doctor insists he hallucinated, but it's not long before he obtains ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, neo noir ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, dishonesty, mind game, crimes, deadly, confined, on the run, criminal heroes, graphic violence, injustice, false accusation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 341
Dusk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: John Whitmore wakes to find his wife, Anne, has disappeared from their bed overnight and a recorded ransom message now remains in her place.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, alzheimer's disease, marriage, blackmail, cabin, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, amnesia, husband and wife, husband wife relationship, kidnapper, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mustang Country (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.
Plot: wild horse, runaway, animal attack, cougar, cowboy, rodeo cowboy, native american, horse, bear, boy, u.s. canadian border, dog ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 37K
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, widow, marshal, judge, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, female director, child pornography, child in peril, alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, outlaw, gang, crimes, haunted by the past, old west, small town, family relations, tough heroes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, native american, track down, on the run, rescue, tough heroes, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, survival, gunslinger, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Juliette (Lizzy Caplan) sets out to bring her slain lover -- outlaw Ransom Pride -- home to Texas to be buried, she knows the journey won't be easy, but she has little idea of the dangers that lie ahead in this dark Western drama. The ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, bounty hunter, escapades, crimes, on the road, tough heroes, female gunfighter, rivalry, danger, old west, strong female presence, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets ...
Style: controversial
Plot: judge, kidnapping, politician, deception, terrorism, years of lead
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 8.1
 744K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gang, gunfight, veteran, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, rape, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, ex soldier, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stranger on the Run (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drifter finds himself wrongly accused of murder by a power-crazed sheriff. The sheriff gives him a horse, some supplies, and a one-hour head start into the desert, then he will send his murderous posse after him.
Plot: squad, desert, horse, sheriff, posse, badge, manhunt, settler, calf, whiskey, rifle, police ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 383
The Defilers (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two young thugs kidnap a young girl and keep her in the basement of an old warehouse where they forcibly make her their sex slave.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: kidnapping, rape, slave, basement, juvenile delinquent, spanking, sex, beach, drugs, sex slave, female nudity, kidnapped woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 290
In Quiet Night (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott's molestation.
Plot: child molestation, sexual abuse, child pornography, female director, child molester, mountain lion, doctor, on the run, cabin, gun, murder, abusive father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: native american, mentor, native american reservation, modern west, rodeo, rivalry, society, coming of age, aging, ambition, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, small town, vengeance, gunslinger, outlaw, criminal, anti-hero, tough heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, mysterious character, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 97
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, sexual assault, attempted rape, kidnapping, death, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, mass murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), throat slitting, lifting up dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.0
 156
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, chemistry, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 242
Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's kidnapped by Ray's former associates, he and Elliott must team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, rescue, missing person, cons and scams, vengeance, love triangle, prison life, profanity, sexual content, crimes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1980)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film[1] starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century Oklahoma Territory, who became infatuated with the ...
Plot: teenage girl, outlaw, cowboy, gun, swimming, horse, horse riding, girl, girl dressed as boy, spanking, lasso, hammock ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 18K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, bounty hunter, heroes, gunfighter, cowboy, steam train, chase, gangsters, destiny, danger, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%