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Broken Trail (2006)
 7.7
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Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses from Oregon to Wyoming to sell them to the British Army. Along the way, their simple horse drive is complicated when they rescue five Chinese girls from a slave trader, saving them from a life of prostitution and indentured servitude. Compelled to do the right thing, they take the girls with them as they continue their perilous trek across the frontier, followed by a vicious gang of killers sent by the whorehouse madam who originally paid for the girls.
Style: sincere, epic, serious, captivating, tense, realistic, emotional
Plot: cowboy, old west, gang, brothel, prostitute, nephew, protector, danger, escapades, rescue, family relations, camp, partners, child abuse, fall in love, native americans, innocence, rivalry, culture clash, life risking, outlaw gang, chinese american, widow, corral, horse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about old west, rivalry, cowboy, heroes, gunfight, horse and crimes mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Broken Trail: Hell on Wheels (2011), Dead Man's Gun (1997), Lonesome Dove (1989), Comanche Moon (2008), Open Range (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
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Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, native americans, old west, african american, rivalry, loss of spouse, americana, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 258
Dead Man's Gun (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Man's Gun was a western anthology series that ran on Showtime from 1997 to 1999. The series followed the travels of a gun as it passed to a new character in each episode. The gun would change the life of whomever possessed it. Each ...
Style: anthology, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: danger, change of luck, curses spells and rituals, changing lives, down on your luck, cowboy shirt, characters killed one by one, shot to death, gun, cowboy hat, gun violence, six shooter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 19K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, old west, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, alienation, bonding, workaholic, introspection ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, bleak, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: native americans, friendship, danger, obsessive quest, lone wolves, partners, chief, horse, rivalry, partners against crime, heroes, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 64K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, expedition, firing squad, texas ranger, escapades, adventure, native americans, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, friends, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Virginian (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: tough heroes, rivalry, farm, against the odds, ego clash, old west, friends, heroes, lone wolves, americana, ranch, tv show ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, treasure hunt, vigilantism, gang, criminal heroes, old west, danger, adventure, partners, chase, bank robbery, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.7
 2K
The Sacketts (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, saga, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, cards, siblings relations, fight for supremacy, family feud, vigilantism, good versus evil, homecoming, gang, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Lonesome Dove: The Series follows first the romance and later the marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: small town, obsession, old west, americana, society, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, couples, small town life, sheriff, post civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alias Smith and Jones is an American Western series that originally aired on ABC from 1971 to 1973. It stars Pete Duel as Hannibal Heyes and Ben Murphy as Jedediah "Kid" Curry, a pair of cousin outlaws trying to reform. The governor offers ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: old west, pardon, crimes, disorder, escapades, going straight, hidden identity, friends, buddies, wanted, partners, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 16K
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: realistic, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, gunfighter, cowboy, chase, gangsters, destiny, crimes, heroes, hostages, lone wolves, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 11K
Hombre (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, harsh, tense ...
Plot: cowboy, embezzlement, journey, outlaw, old west, danger, racism, mine, betrayal, stranded, stagecoach, apache ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 425
Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, cowboy, six shooter, daring rescue, unlikely partners, witnessing a crime, save the day, tough heroes, rivalry, americana, partners, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, harmonica, villain, warrior, funeral, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 173
Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Story: American Heroes Channel's new series Gunslingers reveals the infamous tales of survival and courage from the Wild West. Exposing little-known facts about America’s first villains and heroes, the six-part series features the stories of Wyatt ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, track down, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, old west, chases and races, reenactment, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, apache ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: 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.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, small town, attempted murder, frontier, native american, outlaw, adventure, family, survival, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: california, ohio, arizona, missouri, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, americana, buddies, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, adventure, escapades, chases and races, obsessive quest, vengeance, price of justice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, old west, outlaw, tough guy, street shootout, criminal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, escapades, old west, left to die, tough heroes, interracial relations, farm, danger, heroes, track down, kidnapping, one man army ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three cowhands, between jobs, have the bad dumb luck to pitch night camp in the same valley as a cabin full of guys who just robbed a stagecoach and killed the guard. Come morning, a posse arrives, forms up along the ridge, and takes for granted ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, false accusation, outlaw, robbery, old west, vigilantism, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, saga
Plot: ranch, starting over, family life, family business, old west, family relations, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, farm, single parent ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late wife, Hannah, Newt Call returns to town to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, couple relations, social relations, old west, small town life, rivalry, adventurer, crimes, adventure, small town, hotel, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 748
Buffalo Girls (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Wild. Untamed. Legendary. In this made-for-tv movie, Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: adoption, old west, friendship, hopes, injustice, parents and children, family relations, adventure, love and romance, rising to stardom, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, tense, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, lone wolves, army, outlaw, cowboy, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: old west, vengeance, gang, crimes, righting the wronged, heroes, love and romance, tough heroes, chase, horse, father son relationship, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 1K
Conagher (1991)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: cowboy, family relations, tough heroes, cons and scams, kidnapping, gang, couples, love and romance, crimes, heroes, romance, single parent ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: old west, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, family relations, bounty hunter, murder, betrayal, criminal's revenge, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 377
Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: cattle, wiretap, uninhibited rivalry, old west, hitman, heroes, crimes, chases and races, state affairs, rivalry, cowboy, bartender ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 193
Deadwood '76 (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young drifter is mistaken for Billy the Kid. The concequences prove deadly.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: escapades, legends and myths, vigilantism, danger, treasure hunt, mistaken identity, vengeance, good versus evil, kidnapping, heroes, lone wolves, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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