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Chisum (1970)
 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: exciting, rough, serious, tense, realistic, harsh, twists and turns, nostalgic, talky, affectionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, crimes, elderly, dishonesty, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, heroes, billy the kid, adventure, justice, lone hero, complex characters, betrayal, chases and races, rivalry, tough heroes, gunfight, revenge, runaway, horse, murder, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico, texas ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and exciting films with plots about violence, gunfight, gun, crimes, rivalry, vengeance and heroes mostly in Western, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Chisum: The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), The War Wagon (1967), Wild Bill (1995), Young Guns (1988), Rio Lobo (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, revenge, gambling, vengeance, family life, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
88%
 5.9
 6K
Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, old west, gunfight, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gambling, loss of eyesight, opium ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.9
 53K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, 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: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, vigilantism, small town, on the run, street shootout, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 10K
Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, old west, colonel, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, investigation, rivalry, gunfight, revenge, soldier, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 23K
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 ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%
 6.5
 16K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, cowboy, gunfighter, chase, gangsters, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, frontier, native american, outlaw, adventure, family, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: california, missouri, arizona, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
64%
 7.2
 11K
Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, rescue, estrangement, presumed dead, heroes, scout, cigar smoking, old west, gang, reunion, homecoming ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 13K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, anti hero, small town, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 7K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, investigation, crimes, warden, tough heroes, family in danger, rivalry, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 41K
True Grit (1969)
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, exciting, harsh, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: cowboy, bounty hunter, manhunt, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, partners, wanted, odd couple, on the road, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, tense, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, anti hero, anti heroes, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, lone wolves, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
51%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, gambler, renegade, texas ranger, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, gambling, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: old west, on the run, vengeance, kidnapping, betrayal, murder, dishonesty, deadly, family life, rivalry, farm, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, bounty hunter, gang, duel, heroes, small town, warrior, reward, sidekick, track down, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, yuma arizona, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hour of the Gun (1967)
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: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, revenge, western town, chases and races, tough heroes, righting the wronged, friends, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 4K
Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, partners, dishonesty, tough heroes, small town, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 1K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, escapades, chases and races, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, gang, graphic violence, winchester rifle, musket, cowboys and outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, betrayal, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, frame up, vengeance, old west, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, sheriff, jail, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
Frank & Jesse (1994)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, outlaw, american civil war, injustice, americana, deadly, folk hero, track down, dishonesty, society, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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