Movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James

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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, old west, fugitives, gang, chases and races, tough law enforcer, betrayal, siblings relations, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, family relations, long brown hair, gunshot wound, mexican standoff, main character shot, colt .45, six shooter, repeating rifle, winchester rifle, tough guy, cowboy and outlaw, cowboy boots, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about rivalry, chases and races, gunfight, crimes, heroes, vengeance and old west mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: Hard Ground (2003), Hour of the Gun (1967), Gun Fight (1961), The Last Outlaw (1993), Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hard Ground
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Place: arizona, usa
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Hour of the Gun
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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, old west, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, friendship, tough heroes, bar shootout, revenge, chases and races, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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Gun Fight
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, farm, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, on the run, vengeance, outlaw, sheriff, vigilantism, siblings relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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    User:   89%
 
The Last Outlaw
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
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Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice
Genre: Western
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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 ...
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Country: USA
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The Quick Gun
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
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Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
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Yuma
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
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    User:   83%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, tense, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
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System:   75%
    User:   81%
 
Death Rides a Horse
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   73%
    User:   71%
 
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Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: USA
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    User:   64%
 
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, misfit partners, adventure, crime, crime gone awry, bank, on the run, heist, manhunt, chases and races, crimes ...
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Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
A Man Called Sledge
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James Garner is Luther Sledge, the leader of a pack of rebels who are planning to steal a stash of gold. But after the thieves actually manage to get away with the bounty, they soon discover that the enemy lies within their midst. As they begin to ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, on the road, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, small town, gang, fugitives, lone wolves, betrayal, chase, on the run, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mine, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
Retribution Road
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, fugitives, vengeance, bank, vigilantism, siblings relations, small town, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, heist ...
Place: texas, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
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The Sons of Katie Elder
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, revenge, vigilantism, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, chase, lone wolves, violence, death, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 80s, 1890s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
One More Train to Rob
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harker Flet and compatriots Timothy X. Nolan and Katy, along with three other men, steal $40,000 in money and jewelry from a California train in the gold-mining country of the 1880's. The six split up and while they are hiding out awaiting the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: gang, old west, vengeance, righting the wronged, train, chases and races, small town, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
The Missouri Breaks
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, brutality, criminal heroes, gunfight, violent, adventure, good versus evil, fugitives, runaway, gangs, hunting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, missouri, montana, usa, mexico ...
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System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, vengeance, heroes, small town, adventure, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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Johnny Reno
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, prison, small town, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, rescue, vengeance, vigilantism, americana ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
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System:   57%
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Firecreek
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, americana, farm, fugitives, countryside, gang, lone wolves, small town, track down, sociopath, sheriff, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
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Sabata
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: serious, rough, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, lone wolves, chases and races, small town, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, sawed off shotgun, gambling, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Ambush at Dark Canyon
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: country, criminal heroes, bank, prison, fugitives, old west, heist, prison life, chases and races, confined, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
Bullet for a Badman
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, parents and children, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
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Joe Kidd
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, violence, gunfight, gangsters, destiny, anti heroes, moral ambiguity, bounty hunter, brutality, drinking, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
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System:   50%
    User:   41%
 

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The Righteous and the Wicked
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: fugitives, crime, bank, unlikely criminals, old west, crime gone awry, heist, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
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System:   48%
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The Magnificent Seven Ride!
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, buddies, small town, righting the wronged, old west, tough heroes, chases and races, escapades, partners, dynamite, mexican, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, mexico, arizona
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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