Movies like The Cowboy Way

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The Cowboy Way (1994)
 5.9
 8K
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy, entertaining, light, witty, buddy movie, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, fish out of water, odd couple, crimes, rivalry, disorder, buddies, gunfight, happy ending, kidnapping, friends, misfit, rescue, good versus evil, city life, partners, amateur detective, country music, rodeo cowboy, unlikely friendships, horse ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, cuba, usa, latin america, arizona, new jersey ...

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Most similar movies to The Cowboy Way

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, entertaining and exciting films with plots about lone hero, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, chase, vengeance and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cowboy Way: Shanghai Noon (2000), Money Train (1995), Flashback (1990), Wild Wild West (1999), Coogan's Bluff (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 126K
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: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, cowboy, old west, friends, disorder, partners, save the day, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 41K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, perfect crime, train, arson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 160K
Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, escapades, reluctant partners, heroes, partners against crime, partners, mad scientist, old west, rivalry, disorder, heroic mission, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 17K
Coogan's Bluff (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coogan (Clint Eastwood) an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport he escapes and Coogan heads into the City to recapture him.
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, chase, escape, track down, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, police, gunfight, apache, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, arizona, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the lawless future, and renegade biker Harley Davidson (Mickey Rourke) and his surly cowboy buddy, Marlboro (Don Johnson), learn that a corrupt bank is about to foreclose on their friend's bar to further an expanding empire. Harley ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, motorcycle, heist, drug dealer, crimes, armored car, partners, drug dealing, buddies, friends, gunfight ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 36K
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, realistic, exciting, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: native american, old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, prostitute, mexican standoff, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 44K
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: gunfight, cowboy, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, heroes, kidnapping, sheriff, wagon train, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.8
 61K
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, billy the kid, old west, cowboys and outlaws, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, on the run, vigilantism, small town, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, nebraska, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 8K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, fbi, mistaken identity, disorder, frame up, cons and scams, fish out of water, hidden identity, reluctant partners, chase, african american, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, new york, latin america, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 10K
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, heist, partners, crimes, friendship, culture clash, disorder, polish, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 63K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tough cop, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, tv show, crimes, police operation, odd couple, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 42K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, bank robbery, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 82K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely partners, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, security guard, police academy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 56K
City Slickers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, rain, friendship, midlife crisis, cowboy, buddies, vacation, radio, bittersweet, once in a lifetime opportunity, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, spain, colorado, new mexico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: amusement park, gunfight, investigation, frame up, rescue, forgery, undercover, roller coaster, dirty cop, secret service, buddy cop, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 29K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, friendship, subway ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 38K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cops and Robbersons (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, disorder, frame up, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, fish out of water, suburbs, police investigation, forgery, police surveillance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 215K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: buddy movie, humorous, exciting, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, odd couple, gang, forgery, vacation, bribery, good versus evil, secret service, culture clash, power struggle, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, los angeles, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 35K
Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, bank robbery, partners, chase, friendship, on the run, society, unlikely criminals, revenge, track down, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners, partners against crime, police officer, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, boss and employee, partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, gangsters, buddies, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, on the run, heist, crimes, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, disorder, master criminal, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 9K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, rescue, chase, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, train crash, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 5K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, martial artist, rivalry, underdog, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, adventurer, escapades, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 34K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dog, german shepherd, police dog, buddy cop, police investigation, friends, partners, crimes, buddies, justice, police operation, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 4K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, gangsters, law enforcement, undercover, heist, vengeance, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crimes, working undercover, dishonesty, undercover cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%