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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, betrayal, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, old west, criminal, tough guy, graphic violence, family relations, fugitives, siblings relations, tough law enforcer, horse, cowboy, violence, gunfight, sheriff, robbery, van, fast draw, deputy, outlaw gang ...
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 street shootout mostly in Western, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James: The Meanest Men in the West (1974), Yuma (1971), The Return of Sabata (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: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, on the run, rivalry, heroes, investigation, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
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95%
 6.3
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, marshal, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, heroes, small town, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, male female relationship, gambling, murder, husband wife relationship, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, escapades, adventure, rivalry, partners, obsessive quest, buddies, law enforcement, vengeance, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, gloomy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, gunfight, vigilantism, friendship, righting the wronged, tough heroes, friends, tough law enforcer, chase, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, dishonesty, on the run, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, bank, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, old west, dishonesty, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, false accusation, parents and children, vengeance, grudge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, horse, violence, small western town, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, hunt down, murder ...
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, heist, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, small town, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, rough ...
Plot: small town, old west, heist, betrayal, gang, crimes, bounty hunter, dishonesty, graphic violence, horse, card playing, violence ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 92
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, murder, moving, lone wolves, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 812
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, good versus evil, fugitives, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, best friends, hopes, on the run, crime gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: gunfight, criminal, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, old west, jesse james, squad, lawman, death of protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marshal, cynicism, ambition, squad, hostage, tough heroes, kidnapping, americana, bank, political corruption, heist, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, bounty hunter, gang, rivalry, plague, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, old west, travel, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, rivalry, gang, vigilantism, chase, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, old west, bank robbery, psychopath, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 169
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, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, sheriff, tough heroes, family relations, farm, friends, heist, frame up, vigilantism, vengeance, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.2
 585
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: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: old west, cowboy, hostage, partners, folk hero, escapades, daring rescue, crimes, on the run, survival, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, relationship vs career, tough heroes, lone wolves, gang, starting over, criminal heroes, crimes, misfit, track down, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 405
Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, bounty hunter, old west, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, escapades, redemption, track down, chase, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, small town, old west, americana, vengeance, law enforcement, adventure, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry ...
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: rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, gang, crimes, old west, haunted by the past, family relations, tough heroes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, small town, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.7
 550
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, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, gang, heroes, lone wolves, track down, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 113
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: rivalry, heist, crimes, cons and scams, injustice, small town, vigilantism, sheriff, femme fatale, murder, cowboy, old west ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 5K
Bandolero! (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, desert, mexican bandit, criminal, brother, bandit, executioner, bishop, tough heroes, chase, going straight, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: lone wolves, criminal heroes, on the run, crimes, confined, buddies, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, fugitives, adventure, friends ...
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, rivalry, fugitives, military, serial killer, family relations, u.s. army, cavalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 605
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, graphic violence, old west, love triangle, escapades, crimes, fugitives, rivalry, love and romance, manhunt, gang, runaway ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, fistfight, sheriff, jail, law enforcement, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%