Movies and TV shows like Broken Trail

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Broken Trail
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: captivating, epic, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, tense
Plot: rescue, old west, partners, rivalry, fall in love, gang, prostitute, immigrants, corral, nephew, brothel, widow, culture clash, estrangement, chases and races, danger, escapades, society, family relations, cowboy, native americans, reconciliation, oldtimer, child abuse, horse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming, oregon
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Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.7
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Western
Italy, USA, Spain, West Germany
161 min.
 8.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about rivalry, old west, heroes, gunfight, cowboy, crimes and chases and races mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Broken Trail: Joe Kidd (1972), Dead Man's Walk (1996), Lonesome Dove (1989), Hombre (1967), The Stalking Moon (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Joe Kidd
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Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
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Dead Man's Walk
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 ...
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Lonesome Dove
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 ...
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    User:   65%
 
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Audience: boys' night
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    User:   74%
 
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    User:   60%
 
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Country: USA
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Audience: boys' night
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Hang 'Em High
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Gunsmoke: The Last Apache
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, based on cult tv series
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Conagher
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
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Hard Ground
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, good versus evil, prison, old west, bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
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    User:   51%
 
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Showdown
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, serious, realistic
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
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Style: serious, rough, realistic
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Style: serious, rough, epic, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Deadwood '76
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young drifter is mistaken for Billy the Kid. The concequences prove deadly.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: bar, fugitives, good versus evil, adventure, treasure hunt, vigilantism, americana, crimes, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, prostitute ...
Time: 60s
Place: south dakota
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    User:   45%
 
Find a Place to Die
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An outcast Confederate soldier protects a woman from bandits trying to steal her gold mine.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, old west, rescue, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, danger, gang, escapades, heroes, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mine
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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
The Avenging Angel
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Miles Utley is a professional Mormon commando/bodyguard who is forced to turn renegade and to question his faith as he investigates a scandal involving assassination and land speculation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: religions or cults, old west, church, adventure, crimes, assassination attempt, deadly, orphan, assassination, latter day saints, mormon, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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    User:   41%
 
Alvarez Kelly
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, chase, kidnapping, irish, civil war, hostages, military, gunfight, lone wolves, runaway, slavery ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
Hour of the Gun
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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    User:   56%
 

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Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the gang takes young Jeremiah hostage. Brady and Billy embark on ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
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The Virginian
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, old west, americana, farm, tough heroes, heroes, ego clash, against the odds, rivalry, friends, ranch, comanche indian
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: usa, wyoming
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