Movies like Cat Ballou

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Cat Ballou (1965)
 6.8
 12K
Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: semi serious, captivating, harsh, melancholic, talky, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, old west, hitman, family relations, wilderness, cowboy, hanging, justice, adventure, twists & turns, culture clash, alcohol abuse, deadly, siblings relations, rivalry, gunslinger, daughter, gunfight, revenge, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming

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Most similar movies to Cat Ballou

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, talky and harsh films with plots about gunfight, chase, vengeance, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue and mentor mostly in Western, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Cat Ballou: Goin' South (1978), McLintock! (1963), The Electric Horseman (1979), The Cheyenne Social Club (1970), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 6K
Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: gang, small town, gangsters, chases and races, love and romance, hanging, cowboy, outlaw, marriage, trust, chase, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 12K
McLintock! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: George Washington McLintock, 'GW' to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away at school for the last two years. He's also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: spanking, cigarette smoking, rancher, vengeance, romance, battle of the sexes, estrangement, rivalry, couples, family relations, mogul, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, alaska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Electric Horseman (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, road movie, light ...
Plot: horse, cowboy, romance, desert, redemption, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes, freedom, journalist, wounded animal, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two cowboys inherit a "social club" specializing in satisfying men.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, brothel, adventure, crimes, friends, rivalry, partners, buddies, vengeance, best friends, marriage proposal, marshal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, left to die, prostitute, reverend, rattlesnake, stagecoach, prospector, old west, friendship, friends, resentment ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, nevada, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: outlaw, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, society, gunfight, justice, obsession, career change ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, love triangle, tunnel, gold, prostitute, mining, polyamory, prospector, friends, americana, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, mine, usa, michigan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mayor, parody, prison, americana, rescue, gang, gold, righting the wronged, danger, rivalry, anti heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.7
 117K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, small town, sheriff, ceremony, african american, desert, old west, interracial relations, misfit, nothing goes right, convict, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 22K
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, sheriff, revolver, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, good versus evil, rivalry, farm, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drifter, small town, bar fight, brother, sheriff, identity theft, mormon, settler, cowboy, gunslinger, false identity, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, california, texas, tokyo, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, womanizer, opposites attract, honeymoon, apartment, conservative, romance, love, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, bohemian life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, frame up, rivalry, jail, cowboy, violence, old west, adventure ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, adventure, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, americana, gang, friendship, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, mine, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lightning Jack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, heist, adventure, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hostages, mute or deaf, crimes, lone wolves, chases and races, heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ass-breaker Dingus Magee is looking for a gold train when he comes upon old acquaintance Hoke Birdsill on stage to San Francisco, and robs him of his money. Hoke goes to the nearby town of Yerkey's Hole, where Belle Knops is both mayor and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, prostitute, fugitives, farce, vengeance, aging, americana, misfit, society, interracial relations, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Place: new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack McKee and Cecil Colson are two bumbling drifters who make a living by rustling cattle from other peoples herds in the wilds of Montana. Jack is from a wealthy background but left his parents as he resented their posh lives, and Cecil is a ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: midlife crisis, americana, partners, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, vengeance, good versus evil, fish out of water, crimes, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Place: montana, usa, canada, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, melancholic ...
Plot: gunfight, bank robbery, betrayal, half brother half brother relationship, brothers, justice, native americans, family, indians, mentor, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.2
 34K
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: realistic, exciting, feel good, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, horse, wagon train, sheriff, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 63K
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: stylized, serious, emotional, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, cowboy, doctor, friendship, horse, small town, murder, civil war veteran, love and romance, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 11K
Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: on the run, prostitute, old west, blonde, pistol duel, small western town, revenge, vengeance, friendship, escapades, fugitives, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, oregon, colorado, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 6K
The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, parody, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, disorder, explosion, train, glue, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 3K
4 for Texas (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, lone wolves, heroes, love and romance, chases and races, criminal's revenge, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Rowdy Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hooker, a bank robber and an innocent young woman clash over love and loot from a robbery.
Style: erotic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, mexican standoff, chase, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, fugitives, chases and races, woman in danger, danger, gang, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, hitman, revenge, gambling, investigation, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, parents and children, deadly, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: old west, family life, dishonesty, family relations, farm, betrayal, murder, bounty hunter, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Name Is Nobody (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: faked death, danger, partners, friends, lone wolves, legends and myths, heroes, hotshot hero, unlikely partners, old west, friendship, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Train Robbers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Plot: gang, gold, widow, treasure hunt, cons and scams, obsessive quest, crimes, rivalry, bank, dishonesty, escapades, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
33%
 6.5
 113K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, cowboy, princess, chinese, martial arts, travel, adventure, old west, save the day, friends, odd couple, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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