Movies like Goin' South

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Goin' South (1978)
 6.2
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Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying him.
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, stylized, exciting, captivating, light, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, small town, gangsters, love and romance, chases and races, cowboy, criminal, marriage, trust, hanging, outlaw, chase, old west, gold rush, crimes, wedding, heroes, family relations, partners, small town life, dishonesty, lone wolves, rivalry, lovers on the run, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and semi serious films with plots about gunfight, old west, rivalry, cowboy, heroes, gang and chase mostly in Western, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Goin' South: Cat Ballou (1965), 4 for Texas (1963), McLintock! (1963), Lightning Jack (1994), The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: semi serious, captivating, twists and turns, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, old west, wilderness, family relations, hitman, satire, hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
86%
 7.2
 13K
McLintock! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: George Washington McLintock, 'GW' to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away at school for the last two years. He's also ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rancher, spanking, romance, ranch, mogul, rivalry, farce, husband wife relationship, cowboy, unsupportive spouse, cigarette smoking, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: arizona, ireland, alaska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, unlikely partners, hostages, crime gone awry, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: outlaw, criminal, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, united states, san antonio texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is captured by McKaye's gang and finds out that McKaye is no ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, outlaw, criminal, gang, golden years, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, partners, aging, elderly, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, sentimental, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, time machine, adventure, old west, sent to the past, time loop, inventor, small town, alternate reality, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, cowboy, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, glue, train, explosion, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Rowdy Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hooker, a bank robber and an innocent young woman clash over love and loot from a robbery.
Style: semi serious, sexy, humorous, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, partners, on the run, rivalry, sexual relations, danger, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco, texas, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gunfight, old west, mayor, western town, anti hero, anti heroes, prison, americana, righting the wronged, gold, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: cult film, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drifter, farce, parody, bar fight, small town, heroes, mormon, identity theft, cowboy, brother, gunslinger, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, california, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 838
Doc West (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After bandits steal his poker winnings this American legend makes his way to the next town in search of them. Seeking out his revenge during a poker game gone bad Doc West finds himself in the local town jail. When his past is exposed and a battle ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gambling, danger, mind game, criminal heroes, gang, partners, chase, heroes, legends and myths, prison, vengeance, old west ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Big Money Rustlas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Insane Clown Posse heads back to the Wild West in this prequel to BIG MONEY HUSTLAS. Nothing happens in the dusty town of Mud Bug without the approval of gambling magnate Big Baby Chips (Violent J), and the locals turn and run when his henchmen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, surprise ending, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, small town, gunfight, social relations, silly humor, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, small town life, parody ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Buddy Goes West (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trinity series star Bud Spencer returns to the Wild West in director Michele Lupo's comic tale of an outlaw drifter, Buddy, who is mistaken for a doctor after his Indian companion inadvertently steals a bag of surgical instruments. When a band ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, old west, treasure hunt, partners, gang, small town life, mistaken identity, lone wolves, dishonesty, good versus evil, buddies, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Train Robbers (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: gang, gold, widow, treasure hunt, cons and scams, crimes, obsessive quest, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, bank, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
From Noon Till Three (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bank robber Graham Dorsey spends a few hours with beautiful widow Amanda Starbuck, in which time his gang takes part in a disastrous holdup. Learning of his comrades' demise, Dorsey goes on the lam. Believing her short-term lover was killed by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gang, mental institution, mistaken identity, anti hero, anti heroes, outlaw, criminal, horse, bittersweet, forbidden love, lovers reunited, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of phony church leaders attempts to rob a bank controlled by brothers in 1880's Texas.
Style: rough, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, chases and races, dishonesty, gang, rivalry, unlikely criminals, on the run, special agents, parody, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.6
 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, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, bounty hunter, parody, rivalry, bar fight, disorder, graphic violence, small town, track down ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
House of My Father (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, satirical, funny ...
Plot: drug lord, farce, parody, organized crime, danger, drug dealing, escapades, cowboy, fall in love, eccentricity, gangsters, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 7K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hanging, psychopath, bounty hunter, vigilantism, train robbery, gang, crimes, lone wolves, chase, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, quarry, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heist, desert, soldier, outlaw, criminal, apache, tough heroes, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The only business in the Wild West town of Jericho that corrupt sheriff Alex Flood doesn't control behind the scenes is the stagecoach owned by tough-willed widow Molly Lang and her right-hand man, Hickman. Former marshal Dolan, recently hired ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang, righting the wronged, gory, small town life, graphic violence, anti hero, anti heroes, rivalry, danger, good versus evil ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, california, boston, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two cowboys inherit a "social club" specializing in satisfying men.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, brothel, friends, rivalry, crimes, adventure, best friends, buddies, partners, vengeance, door bell, jail ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 4K
Ace High (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After Cacopoulos manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens and Hutch Bessy of a lot of money and steals their horses. This results in a merry chase and Stevens and Bessy become unwilling allies in ...
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, revenge, old west, vengeance, partners, chases and races, chase, reluctant partners, rivalry, graphic violence, gunslinger, bank manager ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, old west, unlikely partners, hotshot hero, partners, lone wolves, danger, faked death, friends, orchestral, graphic violence, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new orleans, albuquerque new mexico, el paso texas, arizona, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, old west, adventure, crimes, friends, escapades, assassination, secret identity, daring rescue, coming of age, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three cowhands, between jobs, have the bad dumb luck to pitch night camp in the same valley as a cabin full of guys who just robbed a stagecoach and killed the guard. Come morning, a posse arrives, forms up along the ridge, and takes for granted ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pursuit, anti hero, anti heroes, false accusation, robbery, outlaw, criminal, vigilantism, old west, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 4K
Lucky Luke (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lucky Luke becomes the Sheriff of Daisy Town and runs out all the criminals. Then the Dalton brothers arrive and try to get the Indians to break the peace treaty and attack the town.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: saloon, odd couple, partners, gang, fighting crime, lone wolves, rivalry, crimes, escapades, adventure, parody, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%