Movies like The Frisco Kid

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The Frisco Kid (1979)
 6.4
 10K
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his belongings scattered along a deserted road. He is befriended by a stranger, Tommy, who is a bank robber and have many adventures during their journey.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever, offbeat, realistic, buddy movie, buddy comedy, parody ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, crimes, heist, partners, friendship, culture clash, clergy, polish, buddies, disorder, odd couple, heroes, happy ending, amish, friends, misfit, anti hero, fugitives, bank, society, chases and races, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe, philadelphia

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Most similar movies to The Frisco Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and semi serious films with plots about culture clash, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, mentor, gunfight and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Western and Drama genres. Some movies like The Frisco Kid: Stir Crazy (1980), Blazing Saddles (1974), Lightning Jack (1994), The Cowboy Way (1994), They Call Me Trinity (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 26K
Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, prison, profanity, escape, on the road, false accusation, friendship, buddy, wrongful imprisonment, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 130K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, suprisingly clever, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Lightning Jack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, gang, hostages, unlikely partners, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, fish out of water, odd couple, disorder, crimes, rivalry, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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They Call Me Trinity (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: parody, cult film, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drifter, farce, small town, bar fight, heroes, brother, gunslinger, cowboy, sheriff, identity theft, mormon, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, arizona, california, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 123K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, cowboy, adventure, chinese, old west, danger, society, save the day, partners, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 71K
Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, village, heroes, rescue, actor, fish out of water, friendship, gang, dishonesty, crimes, danger, buddies ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, lsd, criminal heroes, adventure, partners, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.6
 34K
Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, captivating, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, thief, salesman ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1865, 1850s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, interracial relations, preacher, con artists, racism, discrimination, friendship, cons and scams, culture clash, hopes, opposites attract, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, battles, rape, battle, gunslinger, gang, mountain, couples, tough heroes, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: usa, oregon, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. marshal, cowboys and outlaws, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, family relations, bank, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 11K
Bronco Billy (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, false accusation, friendship, americana, showbiz, pregnancy, bribery, presumed dead, cowboy, romance, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, idaho, montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 7K
The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, train, explosion, glue, robbery, adventure, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 3K
4 for Texas (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, love and romance, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, gangsters, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 5K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, gang, americana, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, danger, satire, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 16K
Almost Heroes (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fight, bravery, fish out of water, cons and scams, wilderness, culture clash, adventurer, escapades, partners, race against time, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: old west, gunfight, on the run, cowboy, friendship, chase, last stand, robbery, adventure, thief, explosion, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, latin america, south america, new york, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.8
 650
Zachariah (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two gunfighters separate and experience surreal visions on their journey through the west.
Style: offbeat, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, bank, gang, society, fugitives, juvenile delinquency, betrayal, chases and races, criminal heroes, disorder, friends, stoners ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 52K
City Slickers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, cattle drive, friendship, midlife crisis, cowboy, buddies, vacation, radio, rain, bittersweet, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, colorado, new mexico, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, fish out of water, human nature, disorder, friends, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Favorite Year (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, comeback, profanity, odd couple, fish out of water, showbiz, friendship, actor, live broadcast, alcohol abuse, satire, rehearsal ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 2K
Boss Nigger (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: humorous, rough, parody, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, chases and races, crimes, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, graphic violence, disorder, bar fight, small town, track down ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, odd couple, partners, aging, couples, retiring, crimes, city life, african american, lie, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: cult film, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, heroes, interracial relations, satire, scalp, fur trapper, vengeance, self discovery, friendship, track down, anti hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 14K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: captivating, serious, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, cattle, rancher, on the road, buddies, crimes, gold, gunfight, murder, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: dentist, kidnapping, old west, cowgirl, horse, stagecoach, covered wagon, native american, heroes, criminal heroes, heist, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, redemption, crime gone awry, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Name Is Nobody (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, old west, graphic violence, unlikely partners, partners, danger, hotshot hero, lone wolves, orchestral, friends, faked death, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 60s, 1960s
Place: el paso texas, albuquerque new mexico, new orleans, texas, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 3K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, friendship, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, chimpanzee, rescue, pets, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%