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Comes a Horseman (1978)
 6.3
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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: oil, land, crimes, world war two, vengeance, friends, romance, contests and competitions, partners, love and romance, farm, intrigue, rivalry, underdog, cowboy, strong female character, land grab, ranch, riding accident, bank, arson, frontier, strong female lead, showdown, landowner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa

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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, touching and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, romance, friendship, fall in love, vengeance, runaway and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Western genres. Some movies like Comes a Horseman: El Dorado (1967), Cowboy Up (2001), The Electric Horseman (1979), All the Pretty Horses (2000), Lovin' Molly (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
 5.6
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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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, rivalry, couples, family relations, relationship vs career, couple relations, fish out of water, fall in love, redemption, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
74%
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, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: false accusation, jail, prisoner, ranch, adventure, friends, life is a bitch, friendship, dishonesty, forbidden love, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.6
 452
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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, farm, friendship, widow, couple relations, friends, couples, small town life, small town, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 13K
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: touching, uplifting, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, human spirit, social differences, city life, suburban life, rivalry, marital problem, contests and competitions, ambition, working class, suburbs, blue collar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, suspense, saga
Plot: old west, crimes, graphic violence, on the run, romance, starting over, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, solitary, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: usa, france, new york, united states, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, pursuit, old west, rivalry, danger, chases and races, society, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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 ⇓
51%
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, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: horse, riding accident, travel, romance, rehabilitation, couples, animal life, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 9K
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: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, against the odds, writer's life, female bonding, female protagonist, smuggling, fascism, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, austria, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 4K
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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: mountain, aging, lone wolves, rescue, heroes, cabin, horse, gunfight, cowboy, human nature, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana, usa, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunshot wound, runaway, theft, vengeance, innocence lost, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, graphic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 689
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, wartime life, fall in love, palaces castles and temples, couples, black market, love and romance, world war two, brothel, singing contest, card game ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, teachers and students, couple relations, love and romance, love, school, friendship, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, danger, woman in danger, parents and children, american civil war, strong female lead, protective parent, child care, single mother, female protagonist, kids in trouble ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 17K
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, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, fall in love, divorce, bull riding, romance, moral dilemma, human nature, couples, cowboy, stripper, bounty hunter, falling in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 704
F.T.W. (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, crime, couples, prison, fall in love, on the road, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, going straight, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ 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, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, renegades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 847
Heartland (1979)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disarmingly realistic in its depiction of the realities of frontier life, Heartland is a strong antidote to the cliches of traditional Westerns. This semi-documentary slice of life is based on the diaries of Elmore Randall Stewart about her days on ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, countryside, boss and employee, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, fall in love, americana, society, single parent, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 197
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: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social differences, society, lifestyle, romance, friendship, fall in love, rivalry, couples, social relations, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, nazis, concentration camp, world war two, mental illness, post war, haunted by the past, love and romance, wartime life, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, poland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Night Catches Us (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After growing up during the tumultuous 1960s, ex-Black Panther Marcus returns to his home in Philadelphia in 1976 and reconnects with Pat, the widow of a Panther leader. Marcus befriends Pat's young daughter and attempts to conquer his demons. ...
Style: sincere, serious, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: homecoming, haunted by the past, social differences, political unrest, social relations, injustice, working class, teenage life, corrupt law enforcer, romance, lawyers and clients, soul music ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wanted, quicksand, sandstorm, partners, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, hitman, fall in love, vengeance, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
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King of Texas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this re-imagining of Shakespear's King Lear, Patrick Steward stars as John Lear, a Texas cattle baron, who, after dividing his wealth among his three daughters, is rejected by them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family business, family relations, favoritism among siblings, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, parents and children, farm, father daughter relationship, siblings relations, state affairs, old west ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, world war two, island, beach house, teenager, sexual frustration, soldier, americana, sexual awakening, age difference, sand ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 22K
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, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, against the odds, human nature, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, hopes, world war two, family relations, soldier, romance, society, destiny, love affair, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 596
Guns of Diablo (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, showdown, gunfight, rivalry, fighting crime, adventure, tough heroes, friends, lovers reunited, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%