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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: crimes, old west, gang, family relations, betrayal, fugitives, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, siblings relations, rivalry, tough law enforcer, horse, cowboy, violence, tough guy, robbery, gunfight, sheriff, kiss, outlaw gang, mexican standoff, pistol, street shootout ...
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, old west, crimes, gunfight, chases and races, violence and cowboy mostly in Western, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Hour of the Gun (1967), Barquero (1970), Yuma (1971). 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, law enforcement, buddies, partners, gang, vengeance, chases and races, escapades, adventure, price of justice, rivalry, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: old west, heroes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, crime, rivalry, murder, criminal's revenge, deadly, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, gang, manhunt, friendship, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, escapades, tough heroes, gang, street shootout, boat, musket, carbine ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 6.4
 356
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, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes, righting the wronged, good versus evil, small town, tough law enforcer, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.9
 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: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, righting the wronged, track down, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, fugitives, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: betrayal, old west, vengeance, false accusation, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, track down, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: kidnapping, on the run, vengeance, rivalry, confined, heroes, dishonesty, buddies, friends, captivity, prison, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.4
 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, fugitives, escapades, unlikely partners, chases and races, save the day, crimes, gambling, americana, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, danger, crimes, fugitives, criminal heroes, siblings relations, chases and races, lone wolves, soldier, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, vengeance, on the run, vigilantism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, vengeance, deadly, military, rivalry, old west, haunted by the past, serial killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, bank, small town, on the run, good versus evil, tough heroes, friends, partners, buddies, gory, small town life, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, chase, blood, river battle, betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, fugitives, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: love triangle, criminal heroes, wooing, track down, dishonesty, partners, crimes, love and romance, chases and races, friends, heist, best friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: small town, old west, gunslinger, rivalry, danger, going straight, heroes, starting over, society, crimes, hopes, ranch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: outlaw, rivalry, family relations, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crimes, old west, gang of outlaws, american history, traitor, cowboys and outlaws, bar shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marshal, ambition, posse, cynicism, crimes, confined, state affairs, gang, heist, journalism, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, track down, crimes, gang, tough heroes, starting over, misfit, rivalry, social misfits, relationship vs career ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ 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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, heroes, adventure, chases and races, escapades, americana, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 84
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, gang, old west, small town life, small town, street shootout, bar shootout, outlaw gang, cowboy
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, deadly, heroes, aging, gang, old west, bank, rivalry, fugitives, unlikely criminals, lone wolves, crime gone awry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revolver, vengeance, good versus evil, social relations, gambling, old west, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, crimes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, track down, deadly, heroes, dishonesty, partners, tough heroes, chases and races, prison, rivalry, bar, heist ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, wrestling, bounty hunter, heroes, folk hero, dishonesty, on the run, village life, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, cynical, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, heist, small town, betrayal, old west, gang, bounty hunter, bread, man in bathtub, male in bathtub ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, renegades, false accusation, wanted, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, americana, escapades, adventure, frame up ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 15K
Joe Kidd (1972)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 216
Four Rode Out (1970)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this western, a Mexican desperado tries to flee his partner, a determined girl friend, and a US Marshal.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, mexican, heroes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, on the road, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 90
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: stagecoach robbery, injustice, crime gone awry, small town, small town life, dishonesty, heroes, vigilantism, heist, bar, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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