Movies like Bonanza: The Return

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Bonanza: The Return (1993)
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Bonanza: The Return (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, vengeance, journalism, family life, farm, rivalry, obsession, kidnapping, ranch, revenge
Time: 90s, 1900s, edwardian era

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Most similar movies to Bonanza: The Return

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, old west, vengeance, chases and races and gunfight mostly in Western genres. Some movies like Bonanza: The Return: The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Day After Tomorrow (1968), Taggart (1964), Dead Are Countless (1969), Gentleman Killer (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
Day After Tomorrow (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bespectacled pistolero Stan Ross comes to Canyon City and becomes involved with two feuding factions, after a clerk has been killed by the banker Jefferson during a botched holdup, while robbing his own bank.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, anti hero, heroes, crimes, rivalry, gang, anti heroes, violence, street shootout, gunfight, cowboy
Time: 19th century
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88%
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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 ⇓
81%
Dead Are Countless (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Johnny was mentally traumatised when he witnessed as a child the killing of his father (a deserter) by a group of soldiers. As an adult he randomly kills every soldier he gets hold of, so that the army sends out the brutish Lieutenant Garringo to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, military, rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, old west, tough law enforcer, serial killer, family relations, fugitives, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Gentleman Killer (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a disputed border town, the US Army waits for word from Washington as to the rightful country it belongs, while dealing with a rowdy pack of Mexican soldier/bandits. Into the mix rides seemingly mysterious stranger Anthony Steffan, who looks like ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: small town, vengeance, old west, gang, crimes, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, street shootout, mexican, u.s. mexico border, mexican border
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Gun Street (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In this movie filmed and released in 1961 (and not a 1962 production), an escaped convict returns to town and begins a reign of terror. Marked for death are Dr. Dean Knudtson, his wife Janice, formerly married to the killer, and Jeff Baxley, on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: casino, chase, posse, terror, squad, prison, gambling, escape, vengeance, desert, pets, crimes ...
Time: 60s
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79%
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (1992)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Retired marshal Matt Dillon tracks Arizona rustlers and lands in the middle of the 1880s Pleasant Valley War.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: rivalry, golden years, escapades, crimes, chases and races, gory, vigilantism, adventure, heroes, partners, gang, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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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, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, track down, vigilantism, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, crimes, desert, tough heroes, hitman, mistaken identity, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Animals (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman tracks down the three men who raped her, helped by an Apache. Traveling through the Old West to her new home, young schoolteacher Alice McAndrew is abducted by five outlaws headed by robber Pudge Elliott. The thugs rape Alice before leaving ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, rape, native american, life is a bitch, rivalry, confined, crimes, deadly, gang, kidnapping, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, old west, family relations, farm, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, orphan, parents and children, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
59%
A Bullet for Sandoval (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his girlfriend dies in childbirth, Confederate deserter John Warner (George Hilton) travels to Mexico, where the woman's father, Don Pedro Sandoval (Ernest Borgnine), grudgingly hands over his child. But with no locals willing to provide ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: chases and races, gang, crimes, soldier, deadly, heroes, babies and infants, tough heroes, renegades, battles, plague, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bravos (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The commander of an isolated frontier cavalry post tries to stop an Indian war and find his son, who has been kidnapped.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, abduction, danger, military, rivalry, heroes, escapades, fish out of water, culture clash, rebelliousness, military base ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, old west, criminal, outlaw, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
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Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, americana, vengeance, price of justice, escapades, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, gang, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Specialists (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bret Dixon (Johnny Hallyday) returns to his hometown when his brother is killed by a lynch mob.
Style: rough, bleak, offbeat, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: old west, gang, rivalry, crimes, orchestral, vengeance, gunslinger, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, rape, revenge, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vigilantism, treasure hunt, gang, rivalry, danger, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, chase, old west, bank robbery, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, sheriff, criminal, crimes, soldier, lone wolves, fugitives, danger, rescue, criminal heroes, on the run, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Hanged Man (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gunfighter, danger, supernatural ability, heroes, crimes, rivalry, deadly, hopes, farm, righting the wronged, tough heroes, redemption ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While roaming the wild plains on a quest to find a cache of hidden riches, sharp-shooting bounty hunter Butch (John Elliott) and his outlaw companions come across a deadly gang with supernatural powers in this stylized Western. As the hunt for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, gang, rivalry, plague, deadly, chases and races, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, old west, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, false accusation, vengeance, parents and children, track down, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, escapades, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, manhunt, fugitives, love triangle, old west, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For thirty years, Marshall Matt Dillon fought to preserve the law in Dodge City… now, he's wanted for murder and fighting to clear his name. Three deputies ride up with a warrant for Dillon's arrest, a wealthy mine operator has been ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, renegades, wanted, tough heroes, old west, mistaken identity, frame up, false accusation, americana, chases and races, law enforcement, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, small town, good versus evil, escapades, gang, old west, lovers on the run, danger, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 121
Convict Stage (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A cowboy whose sister has been murdered by a gang of vicious outlaws seeks his revenge. But a venerable old lawman is about to teach the vigilante a lesson about taking the law into one's own hands.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, held at gunpoint, prison, rivalry, partners, gangsters, danger, crimes, heroes, chases and races, stagecoach ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: utah, arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 233
Fort Utah (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fort, wagon train, gunfight, rivalry, escapades, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, pistol, punched in the face ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%