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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

Most similar movies to American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James

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, crimes, old west, heroes, gunfight and street shootout mostly in Western, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: Hard Ground (2003), Hour of the Gun (1967), Gun Fight (1961), Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), The Last Outlaw (1993). 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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, good versus evil, prison, old west, bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   87%
 
 5.2
 95
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, farm, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, on the run, vengeance, sheriff, outlaw, vigilantism, siblings relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   79%
 
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, old west, vengeance, price of justice, chases and races, adventure, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, americana, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   67%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, crime, one man army, unlikely partners, chase, betrayal, river battle, blood, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
The Meanest Men in the West
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: farm, family life, old west, crime, murder, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   76%
 
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The Quick Gun
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, old west, gory, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, battle zone, buddies, farm, fugitives, small town, gang, lone wolves ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   87%
 
 6.6
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Posse
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, politics, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, cynicism, marshal, posse, ambition, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   74%
 
 6.3
 326
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough law enforcer, small town, righting the wronged, good versus evil, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, political corruption, tough heroes, americana ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
Brothers in Arms
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, bank, hostages, crime gone awry, on the run, cowboy, street shootout, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, kenya, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   76%
 
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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, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, lone wolves, small town, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, sawed off shotgun, gambling, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, criminal heroes, 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, arizona, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   57%
 
The Last Hard Men
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: fugitives, on the run, prison, kidnapping, mistaken identity, chases and races, confined, gang, crimes, danger, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   54%
 
Dead Are Countless
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, old west, deadly, rivalry, fugitives, serial killer, tough law enforcer, vengeance, haunted by the past, chases and races, military, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, adventure, misfit partners, bank, crime gone awry, crime, on the run, heist, manhunt, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, mississippi, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   51%
 
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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: prison, buddies, small town, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, rescue, vengeance, vigilantism, americana ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: bank, fugitives, crime, unlikely criminals, old west, crime gone awry, heist, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prison, criminal heroes, anti heroes, old west, bounty hunter, jail, revenge, bank, senator, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
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Hang 'Em High
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, death penalty, justice, revenge, gunfight, vigilante, violence, murder, hanging, lone wolves, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, fugitives, vengeance, bank, vigilantism, siblings relations, small town, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, heist ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   68%
 
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For thirty years, Marshall Matt Dillon fought to preserve the law in Dodge City… now, he's wanted for murder and fighting to clear his name. Three deputies ride up with a warrant for Dillon's arrest, a wealthy mine operator has been ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, old west, false accusation, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, escapades, bounty hunter, americana, frame up, mistaken identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: betrayal, old west, chases and races, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, parents and children, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Gunfight at Comanche Creek
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, old west, bar, track down, tough heroes, prison, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
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 1K
Barquero
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, old west, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, escapades, kiss, pistol, horse, cowboy hat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
Arizona Raiders
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, fugitives, desert, gang, small town, adventure, lone wolves, lovers on the run, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, vengeance, heroes, small town, partners, adventure, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
The Bounty Killer
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, starting over, relationship vs career, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, gang, lone wolves, social misfits, track down ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
The Return of Sabata
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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, old west, dishonesty, small town, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, lone wolves, revolver, vengeance, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
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Young Guns II
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: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, friendship, gangsters, gunfight, chase, criminal heroes, coming of age, old west, buddies, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 1870s, 20th century
Place: mexico, arkansas, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Take a Hard Ride
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, partners, old west, rivalry, tough heroes, chases and races, explosion, desert, gunfight, gunslinger, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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