Movies and TV shows like Deadwood

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Deadwood (2004)
 8.7
 81K
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, rough, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, talky, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: old west, small town life, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, power struggle, crimes, cowboy, shooting, greed, sheriff, rivalry, americana, gold rush, dishonesty, business venture, lifestyle, priest, violence, brothel, blood, small town, widow widower, saloon owner, society, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, south dakota, mine

Most similar movies to Deadwood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, crime, shooting, small town and corruption mostly in Drama, Crime and Western genres. Some movies like Deadwood: Hell on Wheels (2011), Klondike (2014), Justified (2010), Hatfields & McCoys (2012), Boardwalk Empire (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 44K
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: old west, slavery, rivalry, native americans, haunted by the past, tough heroes, african american, train, courage, interracial relations, shooting, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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87%
 7.5
 5K
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, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, gold rush, adventurer, small town, wilderness, escapades, intrigue, survival, friendship, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 76K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, drug lord, tough law enforcer, u.s. marshal, crime, crimes, justice, small town, fighting crime, chases and races, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ 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: rough, tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: old west, violence spree, civil war, gunfight, family relations, feud, rivalry, american civil war, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, post war, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, mob boss, businessman, prohibition, politician, corruption, ambitious, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 25K
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, small town life, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, mystery, small town, cowboy, machismo, peril, native americans, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.6
 227K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, power struggle, arms dealing, small town, biker, prison, crimes, family relations, motorcycle gang, ira, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 336K
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: bleak, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, regret, redemption, revenge, vengeance, reputation, prostitute, mutilation, small town, one last job, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.3
 240K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: drug dealing, police detective, police investigation, crime, drug lord, urban ghetto life, working undercover, life is a bitch, wiretap, lesbian, police, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 181K
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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, family relations, rivalry, rise to the top, gangsters, crimes, crime, organized crime, fighting crime, determination, mafia ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 68K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, power relations, blackmail, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, family secret, teamwork, intrigue, businessman, millionaire, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 12K
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: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, dance, society, prostitute, love triangle, vengeance, immigrants, crimes, idealist, marshal, culture clash, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, wyoming, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 65K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, bleak, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crime, gang, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, police brutality, mayor, profiler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 265K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, captivating, atmospheric, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, crime, psychopath, killings, small town life, americana, law enforcement, gory, crime gone awry, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: survival, small town life, old west, cowboy and outlaw, power struggle, american history, small town, heroes, danger, rivalry, social relations, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 32K
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, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, violence, criminal's revenge, revenge, murder, small town, old west, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: captivating, sincere, serious, epic, tense ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsessive quest, danger, friendship, old west, partners against crime, texas ranger, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel madam, mining town, gambler, brothel, snow, folk, human nature, old west, americana, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, edwardian era, 1900s, 20th century
Place: washington state, usa, mine, vancouver british columbia canada, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Lonesome Dove: The Series follows first the romance and later the marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: americana, old west, small town life, obsession, small town, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, society, couples, sheriff, post civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 11K
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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: hotel, organized crime, maid, jewish, mob boss, intrigue, drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, couple relations, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.2
 598
Peacemakers (2003)
Genre: Western, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Peacemakers is an American crime fiction television series about forensic science in the Old West. It was filmed in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The series premiered July 30, 2003, on the USA Network. The show was cancelled after one ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, crime, old west, tough law enforcer, small town, u.s. marshal, investigation, law enforcement, partners, unlikely partners, chases and races, workplace ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 268K
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, realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, gang, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, reward, horse, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.9
 45K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, epic, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, intrigue, siblings relations, brother sister incest, historical character, manipulations, sin, priest, lust, strong sexual content, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 9.2
 246K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crime, psychiatrist, ambition, introspection, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wentworth Prison (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: rough, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, prison life, life is a bitch, crime, lesbian, protest, sadism, women in prison, survival, warden, power struggle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, adventurer, hotel, adventure, old west, couple relations, small town, small town life, crimes, rivalry, social relations, mayor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 402
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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, prostitute, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, prostitution, gang, legal action, criminal heroes, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 3K
Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, law enforcement, texas ranger, human spirit, revolution, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 75K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, small town, organized crime, cons and scams, tough heroes, crime, ex convict, shooting, crimes, female nudity, mob boss, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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