Movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious, captivating, talky, scenic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, chase, crime, friendship, gunfight, robbery, on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, old west, buddies, unlikely friendships, runaway, fighting the system, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, gangs, anti-hero, childhood, heist, redemption, violent, culture clash, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, coney island brooklyn new york city, wyoming, mine, new york ...
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, serious and harsh films with plots about violence, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway, redemption and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Western genres. Some movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: The Sting (1973), Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Wyatt Earp (1994), El Dorado (1967), The Outlaws (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sting
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: clever, witty, atmospheric, surprise ending, semi serious ...
Plot: crime, gambling, mentor, organized crime, corruption, heist, gangster, murder, revenge, poker, chase, con men ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
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, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, destiny, gunfight, violence, manhunt, brutality, death, murder, drinking, on the run, violent, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, mexico
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Wyatt Earp
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, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1800s, 1860s
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El Dorado
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, friendship, redemption, gunfight, chase, buddies, violence, old west, farm, righting the wronged, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, california, mexico
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 7.2
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The Outlaws
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: serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, good versus evil, vengeance, friendship, violence, murder, buddies, old west, small town, corruption, righting the wronged, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, california, new mexico
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Cool Hand Luke
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, reflective, rough ...
Plot: prison, rebellion, freedom, prison escape, friendship, buddies, fighting the system, gangs, rebelliousness, mentor, storytelling, existentialism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Harper
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: clever, cynical, stylized, tense, witty ...
Plot: mystery, crime, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, neo noir, private detective, partners against crime, twists & turns, noir, stylish, gangsters ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
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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, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
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    User:   45%
 
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, gunfight, justice, revenge, friendship, murder, folk hero, corruption, starting over, eccentricity, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
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True Grit
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, murder, vengeance, revenge, justice, bounty hunter, verbal byplay, odd couple, gunfight, old west, unlikely partners, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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    User:   37%
 
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
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: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
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    User:   44%
 
Escape from Alcatraz
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
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Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: heist, crime, bank robbery, prison, cons and scams, chase, museum, robbery, criminal heroes, corruption, runaway, crimes ...
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Bonnie and Clyde
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, rough, serious, stylized ...
Plot: crime, chase, romance, gangster, violence, gunfight, murder, gang, on the road, bank robbery, storytelling, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, oklahoma, dallas texas ...
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Where the Money Is
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, chase, golden years, mentor, prison escape, money, unlikely criminals, con artists, cons and scams, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
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Young Guns
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, corruption, gunfight, revenge, vengeance, vigilante, chase, violence, lawyer, vigilantism, murder, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1870s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, texas, california ...
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The Frisco Kid
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, jewish, gunfight, fish out of water, anti heroes, old west, buddies, chase, jews, fugitives, bank ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: poland, san francisco, california, europe, usa
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The Missouri Breaks
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, brutality, criminal heroes, gunfight, violent, good versus evil, adventure, fugitives, runaway, gangs, hunting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, missouri, montana, usa, mexico ...
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Appaloosa
Genre: 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, atmospheric, suspense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, friendship, gunfight, betrayal, justice, best friends, old west, violence, revenge, partners against crime, drinking, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, mine, iowa, new mexico
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Fort Apache the Bronx
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, crime, police corruption, police investigation, police station, violence, addiction, drug addiction, drugs, gang, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey, bronx new york city
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The Long Riders
Genre: 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, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, violence, assassination, brutality, bank robbery, murder, chases and races, crime, death, civil war, gangs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, missouri, texas
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The Sugarland Express
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: suspenseful, road movie, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, crime, chase, police, adventure, adoption, prison, prison escape, car chase, corruption, small town, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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Donnie Brasco
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, organized crime, friendship, mentor, fbi, gangster, violence, betrayal, hitman, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, colombia, manhattan new york city ...
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: small town, politics, lawyer, gunfight, friendship, sacrifice, funeral, uninhibited rivalry, old west, cowboy, drinking, runaway ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kindergarten
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 7.6
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Blow
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: realistic, stylized, gloomy, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug addiction, crime, drug abuse, marijuana, organized crime, greed, corruption, friendship, drugs, rise and fall, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, boston ...
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    User:   32%
 
 7.1
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Brubaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, corruption, politics, murder, violence, torture, brutality, prison life, greed, mentor, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Going in Style
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, buddies, loneliness, mentor, art, crime, golden years, depression, runaway, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   35%
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3:10 to Yuma
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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