Movies and TV shows like Deadwood

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Deadwood (2004)
 8.6
 90K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an organized wild-west civilized town. The story focuses on the real-life characters Seth Bullock and Al Swearengen.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, clever, captivating, talky, intellectual, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, old west, prostitute, power struggle, sheriff, shooting, rivalry, brothel, gold rush, cowboy, violence, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty, lifestyle, greed, jewish, gunfight, americana, business venture, profanity, blood, small town, priest, sexual activity ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: usa, south dakota

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Most similar movies to Deadwood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, crimes, murder, sheriff, corruption, gunfight and greed mostly in Drama, Western and Crime genres. Some movies like Deadwood: Hell on Wheels (2011), Boardwalk Empire (2010), Hatfields & McCoys (2012), Klondike (2014), Deadwood: The Movie (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 46K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, native americans, old west, african american, rivalry, loss of spouse, americana, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, smuggling, businessman, politician, corruption, crime boss, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: tense, rough, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: civil war, violence spree, old west, gunfight, family relations, rivalry, feud, american civil war, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, horse, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 6K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, adventure, adventurer, crimes, greed, friendship, gold, wilderness, escapades, businessman, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Follow the 10-year reunion of the Deadwood camp to celebrate South Dakota's statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time ...
Style: brutal, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, brutality, cruelty, united states of america, friendship, courage, rescue, duel, violence, revenge, friends ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 81K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, tough law enforcer, justice, fighting crime, crime, crimes, drug lord, cowboy, gunfight, machismo, deadly, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 297K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, adventure, cowboy, track down, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1800s, 1900s, 1870s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 27K
Longmire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: sheriff, native americans, cowboy, police investigation, small town life, machismo, fighting crime, crimes, peril, law enforcement, small town, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
 13K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, culture clash, injustice, idealism, rescue, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, marshal, gunfight, violence, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, asia, wyoming, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 279K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, heroic mission, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, morality, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strange Empire (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1869 Alberta-Montana border country, “Strange Empire” is a Western whose heroes are women. With most of their men gone, and those who remain battling for control, the women struggle to survive, to find their independence, and to build a ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, small town life, danger, social relations, old west, survival, rivalry, strong female presence, small town, american history, cowboy and outlaw, power struggle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 12K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, mob boss, lifestyle, ambition, power struggle, intrigue, maid, businessman, rivals, cover up, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, greed, power struggle, organized crime, police investigation, rivalry, corruption, crimes, father son relationship, cowboy, horse, mafia ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 358K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, revenge, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 35K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, small town, murder, revenge, old west, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.4
 958
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, gang, adventure, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, vengeance, dishonesty, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, depression, gang, sheriff, rivalry, crime, vengeance, crimes, tragic hero, old west, downfall ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 17K
Boss (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, mayor, career, ambition, boss, mental illness, government official, dementia, election, power struggle, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, perfect crime, police corruption, law enforcement, murder, right and wrong, dishonesty, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.5
 6K
Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gang war, rivalry, ex convict, drugs/alcohol, addiction, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, outlaw, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Show Me a Hero (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: politics, racism, society, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch, lawsuit, mayor, urban, interracial relations, murder, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.8
 448K
House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, cynical, captivating, tense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, manipulations, political intrigue, state affairs, lobbyist, political corruption, intrigue, blind ambition, manipulation, white house, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 429
City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Story: City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: blind character, murder, prostitute, police, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, police investigation, legal action, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late wife, Hannah, Newt Call returns to town to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, couple relations, social relations, old west, small town life, rivalry, adventurer, crimes, adventure, small town, hotel, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, bleak, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: native americans, friendship, danger, obsessive quest, lone wolves, partners, chief, horse, rivalry, partners against crime, heroes, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, irish, vengeance, mafia, crimes, blind ambition, family business, siblings relations, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 120K
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, dying, murder, cowboy, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.8
 275K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, gang war, rise to the top, rivalry, society, family relations, crime, determination, leader ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.3
 221K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, smuggling, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, rebellion, rivalry, sheriff, great depression, crime, prohibition, gang, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: small town, old west, gunslinger, crimes, hopes, going straight, heroes, society, danger, starting over, rivalry, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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