Movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
 8.0
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, feel good, exciting, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gunfight, old west, on the run, cowboy, friendship, chase, last stand, robbery, adventure, thief, explosion, escape, friendship between men, dynamite, posse, machismo, bittersweet, crimes, crime, train robbery, teacher, on the road, heroes, friends, girlfriend ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, latin america, new york, south america, wyoming, coney island brooklyn new york city, california

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Most similar movies to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and harsh films with plots about gunfight, crimes, runaway, friendship, violence, chase and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Bandidas (2006), Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), True Grit (2010), Tombstone (1993), The Sting (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, gunfight, outlaw, americana, criminal heroes, chases and races, adventure, crimes, friends, old west, heist, buddies ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 33K
Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, partners, bank robbery, friendship, on the run, chase, unlikely criminals, revenge, track down, crimes, betrayal, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, murder, racism, posse, native american, injustice, self defense, legal, chases and races, interracial relations, legal action ...
Time: 1900s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 300K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, adventure, cowboy, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, track down, murder, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.8
 121K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, sheriff, vengeance, murder, cowboy, dying, gang, crimes, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.3
 233K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, witty, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, con artists, crime, crimes, casino, friends, deception, mob boss, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: gang, vengeance, outlaw gang, crimes, destiny, sibling relationship, rivalry, bounty hunter, family relations, chases and races, obsessive quest, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: minnesota, missouri, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 36K
The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, horse, gunslinger, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.7
 44K
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, heroes, gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gang, gangsters, friendship, friends, quarantine, crimes, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: arizona, alaska, wyoming, texas, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 280K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, criminal heroes, old west, on the run, track down, woman in danger, tough heroes, crimes, husband wife relationship, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, bank robber, heist, crimes, partners, friendship, culture clash, buddies, disorder, polish ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, sincere, contemplative, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gunfight, destiny, corporal punishment, aging, gore, sheriff, crimes, friends, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, ranch, gold, vengeance, rivalry, frame up, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 65K
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: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Legend of Butch & Sundance (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Just before the turn of the Century two young outlaws team up for a historic ride. Based on historical references, the "True Story" of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, adventure, hotshot hero, criminal heroes, crimes, friendship, buddies, chase, jail, americana, love triangle, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, colorado, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 30K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, outlaw, native american, sheriff, prostitute, criminal, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 1K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, partners, friends, chases and races, lone wolves, rivalry, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, rivalry, sheriff, crime, crimes, vengeance, deadly, downfall, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: criminal, outlaw, hanging, judge, lawyer, vengeance, vigilantism, society, starting over, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 57K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, save the day, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, terrorizing, gunfight, danger, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, iowa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, on the run, escape, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, jail, friendship between men, sheriff ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 273K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, master criminal, criminal heroes, shooting, crime, chase, organized crime, crimes, special agents, fbi ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arizona, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.6
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El Dorado (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, rivalry, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, crimes, rivalry, disorder, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, gold, small town, bank, wedding, redemption, siblings relations, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, old west, racism, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, torture, society, rescue, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, partners, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 9K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, elderly, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: grudge, battle of the sexes, murder, rape, battle, battles, gunslinger, gang, crimes, wilderness, old west, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: usa, oregon, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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