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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic shootout in the deserted town of 'Gila Wells'.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, old west, criminal, outlaw, tough guy, street shootout, family relations, graphic violence, fugitives, chases and races, siblings relations, tough law enforcer, horse, cowboy, violence, gun, robbery, gunfight, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about old west, rivalry, crimes, gunfight, chases and races, heroes and violence mostly in Western, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: The Meanest Men in the West (1974), The Return of Sabata (1971), Yuma (1971), Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), Hour of the Gun (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, betrayal, heroes, criminal's revenge, investigation, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, heroes, anti heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, lone wolves, male female relationship, mixed martial arts, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.4
 459
Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, small town, political corruption, americana, heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, gang, good versus evil, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, americana, vengeance, price of justice, escapades, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, gang, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, gunfight, western town, tough heroes, friends, righting the wronged, tough law enforcer, chases and races, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, vigilantism, tough heroes, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bullet for a Badman (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, old west, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, false accusation, vengeance, parents and children, track down, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
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Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, graphic violence, lone wolves, crimes, escapades, heroes, gang, chases and races, sheriff, river, cowboy boots ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, deadly, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gambling, bounty hunter, rivalry, heist, crimes, partners, dishonesty, betrayal, small town, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
I Am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sartana, bounty hunter and gunfighter, witnesses the robbery of a shipment of gold. He finds his way into town where he meets with a lot of suspicious stares from the locals. He also meets with Samuel Spencer, who seems to own the company in this ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, betrayal, gang, bounty hunter, old west, heist, small town, orchestral, graphic violence, parasol ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, criminal, siblings relations, old west, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, family relations, western town, death of protagonist, arrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 87
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 691
The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, crimes, partners, hopes, fugitives, on the run, gang, best friends, danger, heroes, good versus evil, tough heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
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Posse (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marshal, cynicism, squad, ambition, posse, gang, journalism, lone wolves, politics, confined, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 136
Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
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Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, on the run, escapades, chases and races, witnessing a crime, heroes, rivalry, folk hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vigilantism, treasure hunt, gang, rivalry, danger, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, chase, old west, bank robbery, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While roaming the wild plains on a quest to find a cache of hidden riches, sharp-shooting bounty hunter Butch (John Elliott) and his outlaw companions come across a deadly gang with supernatural powers in this stylized Western. As the hunt for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, gang, rivalry, plague, deadly, chases and races, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, tough heroes, heroes, track down, starting over, relationship vs career, crimes, misfit, gang, social misfits, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 376
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, track down, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there some 12 years ago -- Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, adventure, old west, small town, americana, vengeance, friendship, heroes, chases and races, escapades, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, outlaw, crimes, gang, haunted by the past, old west, small town, tough heroes, family relations, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.8
 487
Santee (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, just to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, dishonesty, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, murder, track down, vengeance, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 91
Mexican Gold (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Miraculously escaping a painful demise in the gallows, a notorious outlaw cons a crooked judge, an attractive saloon girl, and an old partner into carrying out the heist of a lifetime. As the plan gets underway, a small town sheriff makes it his ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, vigilantism, small town, injustice, sheriff, femme fatale, saved from hanging, murder, old west ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Molly and Lawless John (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Western - Molly, the shy, romance-starved wife of an arrogant frontier sheriff, finds herself drawn to a prisoner in her husband's jail. This prisoner, a handsome young man named Johnny, plays on Molly's sympathy and convinces her to help ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, cons and scams, captivity, friends, confined, rivalry, dishonesty, fugitives, chases and races, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dead Are Countless (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Johnny was mentally traumatised when he witnessed as a child the killing of his father (a deserter) by a group of soldiers. As an adult he randomly kills every soldier he gets hold of, so that the army sends out the brutish Lieutenant Garringo to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, military, rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, old west, tough law enforcer, serial killer, family relations, fugitives, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 503
The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, escapades, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, manhunt, fugitives, love triangle, old west, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three cowhands, between jobs, have the bad dumb luck to pitch night camp in the same valley as a cabin full of guys who just robbed a stagecoach and killed the guard. Come morning, a posse arrives, forms up along the ridge, and takes for granted ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, anti hero, anti heroes, false accusation, robbery, outlaw, criminal, vigilantism, old west, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, murder, prison, working undercover, cons and scams, old west, rivalry, gangsters, investigation, partners, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%