Movies like Comes a Horseman

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Comes a Horseman (1978)
 6.2
 3K
Comes a Horseman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage...they eventually find love.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, oil, world war two, romance, friends, crimes, love and romance, farm, intrigue, vengeance, contests and competitions, partners, underdog, horse, cowboy, strong female lead, money, betrayal, jealousy, single woman, ranch, corruption, bank, land grab, deathtrap ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, 40s
Place: montana, usa, colorado

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Most similar movies to Comes a Horseman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and sincere films with plots about vengeance, love and romance, romance, friendship, violence, gunfight and redemption mostly in Drama, Western and Romance genres. Some movies like Comes a Horseman: El Dorado (1966), The Electric Horseman (1979), Cowboy Up (2001), All the Pretty Horses (2000), The Horse Whisperer (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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El Dorado (1966)
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, sheriff, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, farm, criminal heroes, partners, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sincere, captivating, road movie, light ...
Plot: horse, cowboy, romance, desert, redemption, hopes, escapades, obsessive quest, freedom, journalist, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.5
 898
Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love affair, love triangle, rivalry, redemption, parents and children, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, relationship vs career, couple relations, fall in love, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: ranch, false accusation, jail, prisoner, adventure, life is a bitch, friends, friendship, dishonesty, fall in love, forbidden love, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: horse, ranch, horse riding, travel, riding accident, romance, rehabilitation, hopes, couples, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 15K
Urban Cowboy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, rivalry, human spirit, suburban life, city life, social differences, marital problem, ambition, contests and competitions, working class, suburbs, blue collar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Another Man, Another Chance (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Claude Lelouch's Another Man, Another Chance begins in France in 1870. Napoleon III has just lost the war against Prussia and left the country in poverty. Young Jeanne (Genevieve Bujold) falls in love with photographer Francis (Francis ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, saga, suspense
Plot: old west, graphic violence, farm, couples, solitary, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, crimes, love and romance, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, paris france, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 540
Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, widow, farm, friendship, friends, couples, small town, small town life, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Will Penny (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: mountain, heroes, rescue, lone wolves, aging, cowboy, gunfight, horse, hopes, criminal's revenge, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana, usa, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 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, serious, realistic, rough, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, gunslinger, tough heroes, vengeance, redemption, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, vengeance, fall in love, old west, chase, rivalry, clergy, lone wolves, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 20K
The Misfits (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: desert, fall in love, divorce, moral dilemma, romance, human nature, couples, cowboy, stripper, bounty hunter, rodeo, modern west ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, world war two, fascism, against the odds, writer's life, female protagonist, smuggling, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1934, pre world war two, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, vienna, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, love triangle, cowboy, introspection, homecoming, human nature, truck, gunfight, desert, coming of age ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, pearl harbor, usa, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
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Shadowheart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: James Conners comes home to the town of Legend, New Mexico in 1865 to avenge his fathers death against the ruthless Will Tunney. Along the way he re-captures his long lost love Mary Cooper. With the chance to take Will Tunney he must choose revenge ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, rough, stylized ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, social relations, love and romance, intrigue, revenge, sheriff, small town, gunfight, horse, murder of father, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 24K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, self defense, small town, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century, 70s
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 72K
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, cowboy, gunfight, vengeance, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, gunslinger, horse, doctor, corruption, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Spikes Gang (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. The gang of men go on a crime spree and are converted to outlaws with a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theft, runaway, farm, friends, power relations, vengeance, innocence lost, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.3
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Conagher (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: farm, cowboy, single parent, heroes, romance, crimes, love and romance, gang, tough heroes, family relations, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, love and romance, teachers and students, couple relations, love, opposites attract, life is a bitch, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sexy ...
Plot: desert, left to die, rattlesnake, reverend, stagecoach, prostitute, vengeance, prospector, friends, resentment, old west, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 70s
Place: arizona, nevada, new orleans, san francisco, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Deliverance Creek (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set at the end of the Civil War, widowed mother of 3 Belle Gatlin Barlowe faces uncertainty as she attempts to defend her family's land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, dark ...
Plot: family in danger, life is a bitch, woman in danger, parents and children, american civil war, strong female lead, protective parent, single mother, child care, female protagonist, kids in trouble, determination ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, rivalry, partners, vigilantism, crimes, murder, cowboy, gunfight, renegade, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Last Sunset (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman Dana Stribling who has a personal reason for ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wanted, sandstorm, quicksand, heroes, partners, chase, odd couple, criminal heroes, rivalry, crimes, on the run, hitman ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Cowboy (2003)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: John William 'Will' Cooper is a modern-day rancher, maintaining his ranch in hard times along with his friend and foreman Amos Russell. When Will's estranged daughter Jake returns to the ranch for her grandfather's funeral, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family life, family relations, homecoming, parents and children, farm, estrangement, father daughter relationship, rancher, old man, modern west, cowgirl, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war one, beautiful scenery, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, father son relationship, death, sibling rivalry, old west ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, psychopath, hanging, bounty hunter, vigilantism, train robbery, gang, crimes, escapades, track down, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, hopes, world war two, soldier, society, destiny, family relations, love affair, arranged marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 229
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, society, lifestyle, rivalry, romance, social relations, couples, fall in love, friendship, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 867
Blood Red (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the Napa Valley in 1895, an immigrant family struggles to keep their vineyards from industrialists.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, immigrants, murder, injustice, righting the wronged, family problems, family relations, graphic violence, sexual content, conspiracy, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%