Movies like Cat Ballou

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Cat Ballou (1965)
 6.8
 13K
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, twists and turns, harsh, melancholic, talky, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, old west, hitman, family relations, wilderness, cowboy, satire, hanging, justice, adventure, twists & turns, culture clash, sexual innuendo, alcohol abuse, deadly, siblings relations, rivalry, show tunes, gunslinger, daughter ...
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, runaway, old west, horse, chase, storytelling and culture clash mostly in Western, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Cat Ballou: McLintock! (1963), Goin' South (1978), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), The Electric Horseman (1979), The Cheyenne Social Club (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 13K
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, light, funny, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rancher, spanking, romance, mogul, rivalry, farce, ranch, husband wife relationship, cowboy, unsupportive spouse, cigarette smoking, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: arizona, ireland, alaska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: small town, gang, gangsters, chases and races, love and romance, hanging, outlaw, marriage, trust, cowboy, criminal, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Style: anthology, ironic, funny, captivating, light ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, bank robbery, stagecoach, wagon train, native american, shooting, card playing, violence, song, bounty hunter, dog ...
Place: arizona, new mexico, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, captivating, sincere, road movie, light ...
Plot: horse, cowboy, romance, desert, redemption, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes, freedom, journalist, couples, whistleblower ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: prostitute, brothel, friends, vengeance, partners, adventure, crimes, rivalry, best friends, buddies, winchester rifle, small western town ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, starting over, vigilantism, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, tunnel, gold, kidnapping, love triangle, mining, polyamory, hijacking, prospector, americana, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa, michigan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 124K
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, not serious, exciting, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, parody, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, farce, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, left to die, stagecoach, reverend, rattlesnake, prostitute, vengeance, prospector, friends, resentment, old west, friendship ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 70s
Place: arizona, san francisco, new orleans, nevada, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 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: cult film, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drifter, farce, parody, heroes, bar fight, small town, cowboy, brother, gunslinger, sheriff, false identity, mormon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, arizona, california, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
 24K
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, 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, feel good, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, old west, western town, mayor, anti heroes, anti hero, gang, danger, heroes, lone wolves, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, satire, old west, brothel, heroes, anti heroes, misfit, aging, chases and races, master and servant, crimes, fugitives ...
Place: california, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, newlyweds, honeymoon, womanizer, opposites attract, apartment, conservative, romance, love, battle of the sexes, bohemian life, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sexy, semi serious, erotic, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, rivalry, danger, on the run, sexual relations, partners, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco, new orleans, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 2K
The Outsider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Quaker-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, old west, gunslinger, tough heroes, redemption, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, cowboy, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, explosion, glue, train, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, semi serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, fugitives, tough heroes, disorder, hostage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 66K
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%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, harsh ...
Plot: americana, fish out of water, cons and scams, midlife crisis, dishonesty, reluctant partners, goofy hero, rivalry, buddies, partners, crimes, good versus evil ...
Place: montana, usa, canada, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, criminal, old west, chases and races, adventure, gang, buddies, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.2
 37K
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, wagon train, sheriff, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, prostitute, small western town, pistol duel, fast draw, blonde, revenge, friendship, escapades, lone wolves, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, partners, crimes, elderly, buddies, good versus evil, womanizer, chases and races, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 67K
Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, heroes, village, rescue, actor, farce, fish out of water, friendship, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 305K
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, cowboy, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, bounty hunter, vengeance, partners, revenge, track down, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: old west, satire, showbiz, culture clash, politics, celebrity culture, imperialism, buddies, ambition, leadership, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 3K
Damsel (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, dark humor ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, love, marriage proposal, old west, brother brother relationship, murder, survival, husband wife relationship, native american, money, chase, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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