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Broken Trail (2006)
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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: tense, sincere, epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: cowboy, old west, prostitute, brothel, nephew, widow, corral, gang, horse, family relations, camp, partners, child abuse, fall in love, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, protector, danger, society, relatives, chases and races, native americans, immigrants, innocence, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon

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Most similar movies to Broken Trail

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, heroes, cowboy, horse, crimes and escapades mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Broken Trail: Hell on Wheels (2011), Lonesome Dove (1989), Dead Man's Gun (1997), The Virginian (1962), Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, african american, old west, rivalry, loss of spouse, haunted by the past, courage, shooting, train, interracial relations, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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100%
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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, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, texas ranger, cattle drive, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, old west, adventure, pride and honor, loud, widow widower ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nebraska, montana, texas, usa, wyoming ...
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52%
 7.3
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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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: anthology, change of luck, changing lives, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals, danger, violence, death, murder, gun, cowboy hat, shot to death ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, serious
Plot: friends, americana, against the odds, ego clash, farm, tough heroes, old west, rivalry, lone wolves, heroes, ranch, comanche indian
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
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48%
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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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: escapades, couple relations, love and romance, society, americana, obsession, small town, couples, old west, small town life, post civil war, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: native americans, obsessive quest, lone wolves, friendship, danger, partners against crime, daring rescue, escapades, heroes, crimes, old west, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, rough, touching, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: expedition, survival, firing squad, texas ranger, danger, wilderness, old west, cowboy, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, friends, wanted, old west, pardon, buddies, partners, disorder, escapades, crimes, hidden identity, outlaw
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: epic, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, siblings relations, criminal heroes, lone wolves, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, cards, vigilantism, fight for supremacy, gang, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, pistol, mexican, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, reform ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 729
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, sentimental ...
Plot: adoption, old west, friendship, injustice, parents and children, hopes, family relations, rising to stardom, couple relations, life is a bitch, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: ranch, family relations, family business, starting over, old west, family life, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, single parent, farm ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
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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: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, crimes, chases and races, witnessing a crime, hostages, unlikely partners, tough heroes, gambling, gang, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, chases and races, crimes, heroes, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, reenactment, old west, apache territory, billy the kid ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
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31%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, price of justice, chases and races, obsessive quest, rivalry, vengeance, partners, buddies, law enforcement, americana, gang, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, rough, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, embezzlement, cowboy, journey, outlaw, stagecoach, apache, native americans, gang, society, danger, gain trust ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 348
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: cattle, rivalry, state affairs, heroes, chases and races, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, hitman, old west, wiretap, barfly, rancher ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, hotel, small town, small town life, social relations, old west, adventurer, adventure, crimes, rivalry, couple relations, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: tense, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, false accusation, robbery, outlaw, old west, vigilantism, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Pioneer Woman (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, family relations, starting over, feminism, wartime life, adventure, crimes, dealing with death, parents and children, heroes, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: wyoming, usa, indiana, nebraska
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29%
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: cowboy, heroes, cons and scams, couples, romance, crimes, love and romance, gang, tough heroes, family relations, kidnapping, single parent ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
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29%
Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, epic, realistic ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, love and romance, buddies, partners, haunted by the past, cowboy, old west, on the road, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, old west, family relations, tough law enforcer, chases and races, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cimarron Strip (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cimarron Strip is an American Western television series that aired on CBS from September 1967 to March 1968. Starring Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim Crown, the series was produced by the creators of Gunsmoke. Reruns of the original show were aired in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fighting the system, against the odds, dishonesty, forgery, obsession, hotel, rivalry, righting the wronged, rebellion, americana, society, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, vengeance, cowboy, mysterious character, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, harmonica, villain, warrior, death, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Big Valley (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Big Valley is an American western television series which ran on ABC from September 15, 1965, to May 19, 1969. The show stars Barbara Stanwyck, as the widow of a wealthy nineteenth century California rancher. It was created by A.I. Bezzerides ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: family relations, cult, family life, righting the wronged, social relations, estrangement, family business, siblings relations, family in crisis, parents and children, injustice, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, old west, survival, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s, 1850s ...
Place: california, missouri, arizona, ohio, usa ...
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27%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, escapades, heroes, interracial relations, track down, left to die, farm, danger, tough heroes, kidnapping, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
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27%
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: chase, fugitives, escapades, crimes, chases and races, adventure, criminal heroes, psychopath, on the run, woman in danger, vigilantism, danger ...
Time: 19th century
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26%
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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, realistic, rough
Plot: old west, vengeance, gang, righting the wronged, crimes, tough heroes, heroes, love and romance, dead wife, gang of outlaws, cold blooded killer, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming, cincinnati ohio
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26%