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20 best movies like The Revenant (2015)


List of the best movies like The Revenant (2015): True Grit, Pathfinder, Duel at Diablo, The Grey, Comanche Station, River of No Return, Everest, Hidalgo, Death Hunt, Man in the Wilderness.

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Friends, Hunters, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceWild West, Court, Texas
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

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. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryNorway
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Chase, Snow
PlaceVillage, Mountains
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the family's teenage son, Aigin, observes the slaughter. He manages to flee from these killers and reaches a camp with other Lapps whose inhabitants are worried if he has been able to hide his track. Afraid of the murderous people, they decide to flee to the coast. The boy stays alone to avenge his family's murder. Unfortunately, they get him before he can do anything and force him to lead them to the other Lapps. He guides them but has a plan to destroy the barbarous people before reaching the camp.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersIndians, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Pursuit
PlaceWild West, Deserts, Texas
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg, rescues Ellen Grange from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange. He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry unit. Willard, Ellen, and her infant son are along for the ride, as is horse trader Toller, a veteran of the 10th Cavalry. The party is trapped in a canyon by Chata, an Apache chief and grandfather of Ellen's baby. Willard is captured and tortured. Jess sneaks away and brings reinforcements just in time to save the day. Jess learns that the man he has been hunting is none other than Willard Grange.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWolves
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Karate, Death
PlaceAlaska, USA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:14
CharactersIndians, Heroes, Tough guys, Hunters, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, western, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersIndians, Singers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Gambling, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West, Caves, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Atmospheric, Serious

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:46
CharactersDoctors, Climbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Death, Expeditions
PlaceMountains, Everest
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Fascinating, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration02:16
CharactersHorses, Cowboys
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Freedom, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Deserts
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Serious

Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, western, crime
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersSpecial agents, Hunters
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Chase, Pads
PlaceCanada
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Yukon Territory, Canada, November 1931. Albert Johnson, a trapper who lives alone in the mountains, buys a dog almost dead after a brutal dogfight, a good deed that will put him in trouble.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersIndians, Rabbits, Bears, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Obsession, Expeditions
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

In the early 1800s, 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 he's a goner and leave him behind to die. When he recovers instead, he swears revenge on them and tracks them and their paranoiac expedition leader down.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersCowboys, Friends
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotLove, Adventure, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersIndians, Heroes, Family
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDogs, Horses, Indians, Hired assassins, Cowboys
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Skirmishes, Revenge, Weapon
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men

Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, western
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Friendship, Chase
PlaceWild West, Australia
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Serious

American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even American expatriate Crazy Cora can't keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersIndians, Snake, Military, Amazons, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Obsession
PlaceJungle, England
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western
CountryFrance, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersHeroes, Criminals, Losers, Priests
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Wild West, Mexico
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and steal all their supplies. When Father John is murdered, the villagers mistakenly think the outlaw is the priest. Alastray at first tells them he is not a priest, but they don't believe it, and an apparent miracle seems to prove they are correct. Eventually, he assists them in regaining their confidence and defending themselves.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, western, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Revolution, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Texas
StyleAction, Heavy, Epic, Serious

A story of love, friendship, survival and triumph spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Snake, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Court, Deserts
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHeroes, Hunters, Investigators
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Motorcycles, Money, Death
PlaceNature, Mountains, Forest, Wall Street
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals -- they're after him.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, western, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersDogs, Snake, Slaves
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Revenge, Slavery
PlaceCourt
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHorses, Indians, Gangsters, Cowboys, Cannibals
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Chase
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains, Texas, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersPartners
PlotAdventure, Chase, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Deserts, Mexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersHorses, Indians, Heroes
PlotSkirmishes, Snow, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains
StyleExciting, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier towns and beautifully desolate high country - before improbably teaming up with a young Crazy Horse to pursue the creature.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, western, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Justice, False accusations, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Court
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ambitions of ranchers and corrupt officials as progress marches over him and the old west.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersBikers, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Heavy

Adapted from the successful novel, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, by Ralph "Sonny" Barger with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. The story follows the Infidelz MC's former President, Patch Kinkade, who has left his personal demons behind for the calm of desert life. When war erupts between his brothers he left behind and the rival Hooligans, Patch rides back into town to either make peace or do battle.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Blonde girls, Heroes
PlotTravel, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes, Lions
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceJungle, Africa
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13
CharactersKillers, Cowboys, Heroes, Family, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Gothic

Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting this task, he also gets revenge on the man who slayed his wife and child. Megan Fox plays a prostitute as well as Jonah Hex's love interst in the film.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersIndians, Cowboys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Hunting, Snow
PlaceWild West, Deserts
TimeWinter
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Epic, Makes me think, Depressive

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.





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