Movies like Alien Thunder

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Alien Thunder (1974)
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Alien Thunder (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Canadian Mountie Dan Candy's pursuit of a Native American that killed his partner.
Plot: murder, prison escape, police officer
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Alien Thunder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, gunfight, revenge, street shootout, heroes, rivalry and crimes mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Alien Thunder: Vengeance (1964), The Canadians (1961), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Challenge to White Fang (1974), Awkward Hands (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vengeance (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A Confederate captain's younger brother is flogged to death in a Union stockade. The captain vows revenge. Two years later he finds the men responsible running a rustling operation in a small western town.
Plot: murder, soldier, evil man
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95%
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The Canadians (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to get back their horses, but they pretend to search for a girl ...
Plot: native american, captive, indian war, massacre, police shootout, american indian, sioux tribe, murder
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Challenge to White Fang (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to Lucio Fulci's first 'White Fang' has the wolf-dog once again trying to stop the villainous Beauty Smith from claiming a recently discovered gold mine in 1899 Yukon, Canada.
Plot: writers, snow, avalanche, murder, corruption, race, wilderness, dog, arson
Place: canada
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52%
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Awkward Hands (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter is whipped (twice) and chased away from his sweetheart, but his rescuer leaves him with a Chinese master who teaches him how to seek revenge on his tormentors.
Plot: plague, murder, desert, evil man, thirst
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52%
 4.9
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Dawn Rider (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: old west, vengeance, crimes, gang, righting the wronged, tough heroes, love and romance, heroes, horse, chase, father son relationship, dead wife ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
May God Forgive You... But I Won't (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Cjamango is away from his ranch, bandits attack and kill his family. Disrupted by this tragedy, he sets out to take his revenge (helped by a Mexican who has seen the bandits). Along the way he learns that it was the father of his fiancée that ...
Plot: torture, revenge, blood, bandit, murder, street shootout, cowboy, gun, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
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Hot Spur (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged stablehand kidnaps the wife of a ranch owner to avenge the rape of his sister.
Plot: revenge, murder, ranch, kidnapping, gang rape, bound and gagged, female full frontal nudity, wife murders husband, flashback, rape and revenge, female tied up, death ...
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49%
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Stagecoach of the Condemned (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bruno Corazzari and his gang are in jail awaiting trial. They hire Fernando Sancho's gang to kill the only witness who then take all the passengers of a stagecoach hostage, in Richard Harrison's inn, because they are unsure which of them ...
Plot: stagecoach, rape, street shootout, revenge, gunfight, murder, violence, farmer, rape and revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pony Express Rider (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Texas Man who saw his father get killed by a group of bandits, decides years later to go to work for the Pony Express. But he is not just working around the country to deliver mail, he is actually finding the bandits who murdered his father.
Plot: comanche indian, union soldier, civil war, horse, cigar, whiskey, murder, cabin, cigar smoking, delivery man, confederacy
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cemetery Without Crosses (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria seeks revenge on the killers of her husband. She enlists the help of her husband's best friend, Manual, a reluctant, but skilled, gunfighter.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: gunfight, horse, kidnapping, murder, rape, drinking, roulette, gloves, frustration, maverick, funeral procession, glove ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Desperados (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the closing days of the Civil War, fanatical Parson Josiah Galt and his three sons, Adam, Jacob, and David, are leaders of a gang of southern marauders. Josiah, driven by his lust for revenge for the death of his Indian wife, attacks the Kansas ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, gloomy, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, murder, family relations, kidnapping, lone wolves, family life, battles, losing-it hero, investigation, parents and children, manipulation, graphic violence ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Django, The Last Killer (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lessons in death lead to the ultimate showdown...
Plot: mexican, duel, gunslinger, arson, fistfight, farmer, assassination, robbery, murder, mercenary, saloon, mentor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Mountie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lone Mountie has come to town to clean up the crime and corruption after finding an innocent man dead. As he sets up home, in town, he discovers endless amounts of illegal activity taking place behind closed doors. Once he uncovers the men behind ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, police shootout, fighting crime, danger, corruption, murder, escapades, lone wolves, clergy, criminal heroes, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 270
The Gun Hawk (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gunslinger Rory Calhoun dispenses his own brand of justice in this action-packed Western adventure costarring Rod Cameron and Ruta Lee. It's been three years since gunfighter Blaine Madden (Calhoun) visited his hometown. So when he warns the ...
Plot: gunslinger, outlaw, street shootout, murder, posse, horse, father son relationship, cowboy hat, sheriff, jealousy, gunfighter, hiding place ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Law of the Lawless (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A former gunfighter, now a circuit court judge, faces his father's killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Plot: judge, saloon girl, widow, dancehall girl, murder, jail cell, courtroom, gunfighter, trial, brother, revenge, sheriff ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Soldier's Revenge (2020)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Haunted by wartime horrors, Civil War soldier-turned-bounty-hunter Frank Connor (Neal Bledsoe) spends his time post-war polishing off two things: whiskey and fugitives. When two desperate children arrive on his doorstep and enlist his help to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: old west, civil war veteran, criminal, jousting, rivalry, heroes, love interest, battles, murder, gunslinger, final showdown, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
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33%
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Hickok (2017)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Legendary Lawman and Gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the West, while delivering his own brand of frontier Justice and infamous gunfighter's reputation as the fastest draw in the West is put to the test
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: civil war veteran, love interest, western hero, criminal, battles, murder, gunslinger, cowboy, gunfight, showdown, old west, six shooter ...
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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, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dig Your Grave Friend... Sabata's Coming (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Steve McGowan has proposed to avenge the death of his father, murdered by one of the followers of Chief Miller. This engages the services of a famous gunslinger called Sabata and instructs him to kill Steve. The fate joins Steve and the Mexican ...
Plot: cigar, sheriff, fistfight, revenge, department store, bar fight, umbrella, hitman, cigar smoking, man in bathtub, stagecoach, stagecoach robbery ...
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33%
Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenage boy gets a job as a Pony Express rider in the Nebraska Territory not long before the Civil War breaks out.
Plot: father son relationship, murder, 15 year old, death, mail, station, horse riding, child uses gun, boy horse relationship, stallion, teenage boy, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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32%
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, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, partners, chases and races, deadly, murder, old west, sheriff, street shootout, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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32%
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Santee (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, just to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, dishonesty, track down, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, tough heroes, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
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32%
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Gunfight at High Noon (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three unequal brothers seek revenge for the murder of their father. Each of them goes a different way.
Plot: revenge, widow, gunfight, rodeo, bank robbery, murder, showdown, child, hut, woman, screaming, bandit ...
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32%
Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After witnessing a brutal massacre, the legendary hero Sartana is ready to do some investigating. Almost everyone in the tiny town of Indian Creek seems eager to buy up the property left behind by the murder victims, and one of them could well be ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, cynical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, old west, graphic violence, heroes, crimes, witnessing a crime, deadly, small town, murder, tough heroes, rage, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
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31%
Seven Hours of Gunfire (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he was 12 years old, Bill Cody, later knew as Buffalo Bill, is rider for "pony express" carrying the mail through the wilds of America. It becomes later caravans guide. When driving one of them meets Luisa, the niece of a priest who ...
Plot: indian war, american indian, shot to death, gunfight, indian chief, settler, gun shooting, fort, regiment, drinking alcohol, sioux indian, massacre ...
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31%
An Eye for an Eye (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Western revenge drama about a bounty hunter tracking down the men who murdered his wife and son.
Plot: revenge, cowboy hat, wanted, cripple, boulder, blindness, arizona territory, gunfight, blind man, territory, horse, murder ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
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31%
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old west, criminal's revenge, investigation, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, betrayal, crime ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, wilderness, redemption, moral dilemma, misfit, crimes, society, heroes, clergy, adventure, introspection ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ...
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30%