Movies like Frank & Jesse

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Frank & Jesse (1994)
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Frank & Jesse (1994)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob and Charlie Ford, Clell Miller and Arch Clements take to robbing banks, trains and coaches, with Pinkerton sworn to bringing them to justice.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, outlaw, american civil war, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, injustice, crime, on the run, track down, vigilantism, society, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, folk hero, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, americana, righting the wronged, tough heroes, jesse james, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s

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Most similar movies to Frank & Jesse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gunfight, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races and violence mostly in Western, Action and Biography genres. Some movies like Frank & Jesse: Wild Bill (1995), Brothers in Arms (2005), Santee (1973), The Shooter (1997), Hour of the Gun (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, old west, gunfight, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
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100%
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, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, disorder, tough heroes, vigilantism, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
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82%
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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, fugitives, dishonesty, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, heroes, criminal's revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: criminal, gunfight, outlaw, siblings relations, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, old west, jesse james, court, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Shooter (1997)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this hero is caught and brutally beaten and left to die, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, prostitute, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, crimes, master warrior, dishonesty, life is a bitch, tough heroes, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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67%
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, gunfight, western town, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, manhunt, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Town Tamer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is. Lyle Bettger, Bruce Cabot and Richard Jaeckel co-star as the lawless bad guys in this Western based on a novel by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, injustice, lone wolves, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, heroes, leadership, political conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Grand Duel (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Monaco
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, vigilantism, heroes, on the run, saloon, fighting crime, dishonesty, buddies, society, chases and races, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Blind Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, betrayal, fighting crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, soldier, on the run, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, one man army, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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God's Gun (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill the priest, leaving a young parishioner Johnny behind. He ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, one man army, heroes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, clergy, tough heroes, hitman, psychopath, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, 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, chase, on the run, heist, river battle, murder, violence spree, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 9K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, cons and scams, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Charro! (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, heroes, gang, gunfight, gun, going straight, lone wolves, chase, heist, vengeance, vigilantism, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, victorian
Place: sonora, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, partners, chases and races, deadly, murder, old west, sheriff, countryside, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, jail, martial arts, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ghost Rock (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1882, John Slaughter and his sidekick Savannah Starr return to a town where an almost forgotten massacre took place 20 years ago. They are determined to find the man responsible.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, righting the wronged, deadly, gang, lone wolves, hopes, crimes, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, squad, cynicism, marshal, posse, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, lone wolves, gang, confined, fugitives ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, outlaw, criminal, fur trapper, siblings relations, vigilantism, frame up, on the run, gangsters, vengeance, heist, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, battles, gory, righting the wronged, farm, social relations, on the run, friends, tough heroes, hitman, heist, friendship ...
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53%
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The Tracker (1988)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a series of vicious crimes by a renegade group of cowboys, led by "Red Jack" Stilwell, a legendary tracker, Noble Adams is pulled out of retirement to capture Stilwell, dead or alive. Reluctantly, needing more men, he allows his son, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, lone wolves, opposites attract, deadly, tough heroes, golden years, heroes, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah
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53%
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.3
 496
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: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, marshal, righting the wronged, heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, gang, good versus evil, law enforcement, lone wolves ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 463
Johnny Reno (1966)
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, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, sheriff, righting the wronged, friends, tough heroes, americana, small town life, siblings relations, prison, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 331
Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, lone wolves, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, deadly, gang, confined, vigilantism, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: escape, cons and scams, kidnapping, captivity, lone wolves, buddies, fugitives, confined, criminal heroes, adventure, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, rivalry, relationship vs career, track down, starting over, tough heroes, crimes, misfit, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
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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, old west, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, partners, criminal heroes, escapades, redemption, chase, track down, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%