Movies like The Cowboy Way

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The Cowboy Way (1994)
 5.9
 7K
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, surprise ending, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, odd couple, fish out of water, crimes, buddies, disorder, rivalry, gunfight, outlaw gang, unlikely friendships, happy ending, friends, misfit, kidnapping, partners, good versus evil, amateur detective, urban, city life, rescue, rodeo cowboy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, cuba, latin america, usa, mexico, new jersey ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, entertaining, humorous and exciting films with plots about storytelling, chase, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, vengeance and runaway mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cowboy Way: Flashback (1990), Money Train (1995), The Outlaws (1985), The Frisco Kid (1979), Young Guns II (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, dishonesty, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 37K
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: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, sibling relationship, perfect crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, train, foot chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 34K
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: exciting, realistic, feel good, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, old west, small town, group of criminals, friendship, kidnapping, wagon train, horse, sheriff, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: 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, bank robber, partners, heist, crimes, friendship, culture clash, disorder, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.5
 29K
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: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, escape, prison, prostitute, native american, sheriff, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 113K
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, cowboy, princess, old west, chinese, martial arts, travel, adventure, society, partners, disorder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, reluctant partners, partners against crime, hollywood, crimes, odd couple, law enforcement, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 223K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, chase, kung fu, police investigation, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, heist, armored car, bar, harley davidson, drug dealer, gangsters, adventure, crime, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 14K
Coogan's Bluff (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, extradition, escape, chases and races, track down, crime, law enforcement, disorder, urban, police, culture clash ...
Time: 1960s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 38K
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, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, odd couple, heist, gang, buddies, disorder, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, secret service, foot chase, undercover, dirty cop, roller coaster, amusement park ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, amateur detective, odd couple, fish out of water, actor's life, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, friendship, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 51K
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: old west, cowboy, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, vigilantism, small town, on the run, street shootout, billy the kid ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: train, fbi, cia, chase, hidden identity, fish out of water, on the run, good versus evil, law enforcement, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, florida, usa, new york, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 58K
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, tv show, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, crime, police operation, artists and showbiz, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, danger, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 26K
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
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, chases and races, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, heist, arms smuggling, armored car, shooting range, oil field, swimming pool, undercover, explosion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, frame up, disorder, family relations, odd couple, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, police surveillance, sitcom, infra red ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 64K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, prison, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, law enforcement, police officer killed, crime, knife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, gambling, racism, blacks and whites, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, african american, racial stereotype, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 33K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, partners, friendship, on the run, women, track down, chase, unlikely criminals, revenge, crimes, betrayal, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.4
 8K
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rescue, chase, chases and races, danger, partners, crimes, race against time, on the run, one man army, husband wife relationship, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, crime, treasure hunt, safecracker, rivalry, adventure, escapades, on the road, partners, buddies, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 82K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, financial problem, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 30K
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, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, german shepherd, police dog, police investigation, partners, friends, buddies, police operation, odd couple, justice, crime, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 21K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, goofy hero, amateur detective, buddies, disorder, dishonesty, partners, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dark humor, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, odd couple, gang, investigation, deadly, partners, law enforcement, crime, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, husband wife relationship, faked death, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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