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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: serious, suspenseful, 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, horse, cowboy, violence, tough guy, robbery, gunfight, sheriff, kiss, mexican standoff, pistol, street shootout, cowboy hat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about rivalry, crimes, old west, gunfight, chases and races, violence and street shootout mostly in Western, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), Barquero (1970), The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Yuma (1971), Hour of the Gun (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, obsessive quest, vengeance, price of justice, adventure, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, americana, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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95%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, escapades, horse, kiss, gunfight, ferry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: old west, farm, family life, crime, murder, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, tough law enforcer, small town, righting the wronged, good versus evil, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, political corruption, tough heroes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ 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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar shootout, revenge, tough law enforcer, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, friendship, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: betrayal, old west, chases and races, dishonesty, romance, grudge, heroes, rivalry, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 405
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: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.1
 102
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, farm, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, on the run, vengeance, vigilantism, siblings relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 321
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: old west, six shooter, cowboy, folk hero, fugitives, unlikely partners, witnessing a crime, daring rescue, save the day, survival, americana, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, street shootout, bank, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, crime gone awry, on the run, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, kenya, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, gunslinger, small town, crimes, rivalry, ranch, going straight, starting over, danger, heroes, hopes, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
67%
 5.8
 539
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, old west, criminal heroes, bank, gory, bounty hunter, battle zone, farm, buddies, fugitives, small town, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, buddies, fugitives, adventure, lone wolves, on the run, vengeance, chases and races, confined, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: heist, crime, fugitives, bank, old west, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 84
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, old west, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, small town, gang, small town life, crimes, bar shootout, cowboy, outlaw gang, street shootout
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last Outlaw (1993)
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, river battle, blood, chase, on the run, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, bank robber, crime, lone wolves, one man army, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (1993)
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, rough, realistic, 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 ⇓
58%
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 5.9
 360
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, betrayal, criminal heroes, good versus evil, old west, bounty hunter, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, reluctant partners, chase ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: bar shootout, outlaw, siblings relations, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, family relations, villain arrested, street shootout, betrayal, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolver, small town, crimes, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, lone wolves, vengeance, gambling, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
57%
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 6.6
 2K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marshal, ambition, cynicism, posse, bank, criminal heroes, politics, fugitives, gang, hostages, lone wolves, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, investigation, old west, track down, bar, prison, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 745
Showdown (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, fugitives, friendship, chases and races, friends, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, americana, best friends, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, gang, old west, betrayal, heist, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, violence, parasol, gun ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 4K
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: rough, serious, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, sawed off shotgun, gambling, lone wolves, chases and races, small town, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Hard Men (1976)
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, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, prison, gang, rescue, fugitives, on the run, mistaken identity, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: bounty hunter, fugitives, plague, chases and races, gang, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, pistol, main character shot, winchester rifle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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