Movies like The Good Old Boys

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The Good Old Boys (1995)
 6.5
 726
The Good Old Boys (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.
Plot: cowboy, land, city, ranch, country, cattle
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to The Good Old Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about cowboy, heroes, horse, adventure, gun, old west and gunfight mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Old Boys: The Missing (2003), Lawman (1971), True Grit (1969), Lonesome Dove (1989), The Virginian (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 34K
The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, disturbing, suspense, intense ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, rescue, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion, track down, rebelliousness, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, racial slur, on the road, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, wilderness, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 5K
Lawman (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, old west, social decay, wilderness, americana, violence spree, tough law enforcer, social misfits, dark hero, husband wife relationship, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1880s
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 45K
True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: cowboy, bounty hunter, manhunt, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, odd couple, partners, wanted, track down, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 8.7
 21K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
TV show
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: old west, hanging, on the road, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, life risking, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, sheriff, widow widower ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, wyoming, usa ...
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63%
 5.9
 614
The Virginian (2000)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cowboy finds himself betrayed by his best friend and must choose between bringing him to justice and alienating the pretty schoolteacher he is in love with.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, intense, realistic
Plot: cowboy, rivalry, love affair, starting over, hopes, romance, injustice, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, moral dilemma, farm, lone wolves ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, adventure, wilderness, farm, child in peril, small town, family relations, hunter, bear trap, starting over, dangerous animal, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Samurai Cowboy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his best friend dies of an heart attack due to permanent stress at work, the Japanese businessman Yutaka Soto quits and fulfills himself a dream: he buys a ranch in Montana to live on. However the ranch turns out to be due for demolition and ...
Plot: cowboy, cattle drive, love interest, mortgage, racial slur, cynic, native american, country singer, death of friend, dam, skinny dipping, culture clash ...
Place: montana, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, native american, escort, rivalry, lone wolves, tough heroes, wilderness, violence spree, redemption, track down, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, escapades, buddies, partners, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, adventure, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Old Shatterhand (1964)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Renegades trying to get the army to abandon their fort get the Indians addicted to whiskey, then convince them to attack and drive out the soldiers.
Style: 70mm film
Plot: ranch, old friend, truce, corporal, gun shooting, saved from hanging, one on one, apache tribe, axe, wagon train, prejudice, general ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his travels, Caine meets up with an old man who has several surprises for him. The first being the destruction of the Shaolin order, the second being that the man is the father of the Emperor's nephew whom he killed in China, and the third ...
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, small town, parents and children, small town life, family life, vengeance, heroic mission, danger, tragic hero, undercover, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, fur trapper, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, frontier, frontier justice, vigilantism, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Blood at Sundown (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young deserter from the army returns to the place where his father has been killed by a family of Mexican landowners. The task is not easy as he is alone in his efforts to avenge his father's death.
Plot: old west, cowboy, blood, gunfight, small western town, violence, outlaw gang, pistol duel, horse, six shooter, fast draw, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The entire cause of the problem evolves from the use of a deputy to translate. His command of Spanish is inadequate and he mistranslates what a witness tells the sheriff as to whether the real perpetrator of the crime is riding a mare (yegua) or a ...
Plot: trial, farm, posse, betrayal, law enforcement, shooting, telegraph, search, kindness, courtroom, self defense, lawyer ...
Place: mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroes, americana, revolution, war, state affairs, danger, rebellion, rivalry, politics, military, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
 5.0
 92
The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gang, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, danger, murder, moving, uninhibited rivalry, small town life ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.4
 227K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, texas ranger, adventure, cowboy, escape, indians, good versus evil, escapades, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1860s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Capture of Grizzly Adams (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wilderness-loving man must clear himself of a wrongful murder charge and rescue his daughter who may be sent to an orphanage in this made-for-TV movie.
Plot: grizzly bear, father daughter relationship, animal, bear, bounty hunter, revenge, nature, false accusation, wilderness, runaway, animals
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Winnetou and the Crossbreed (1966)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On her b-day, settler's daughter Apanatschi receives her father's secret gold mine but greedy neighboring prospectors resort to murder and kidnapping in order to get the gold, forcing the girl and her brother to seek Winnetou's ...
Plot: native american, gold, shot to death, dynamite, cellar, gang, tunnel, american indian, shot in the back, magician, gunshot, explosion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 29
Son of Zorro (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Spaghetti western styled adventure of Zorro.
Plot: duel, dictator, repeating rifle, sword fight, captain, superhero, gunfighter, sword, old west, outlaw, cowboy boots, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cry of the Black Wolves (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Halfwit Indian Akaena promises a fictitious treasure to anyone who takes her down south where the sun always shines. Trapper Bill Robinson, an honest fur trader in Alaska, refuses to sell his dog sled to dishonest miner Mike Williams, who steals it ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, parody
Plot: heroes, on the run, bounty hunter, danger, daring rescue, chases and races, manhunt, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, mountain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Oil Prince (1965)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 'The Oilprince' is an unscrupulous businessman. He looks forward to a lucrative deal with the "Western Arizona Bank'. He sells the bank oil wells at Shelly Lake that do actually not exist. The Oilprince learns that the colonists ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: settler, culture clash, friendship, tough heroes, lone wolves, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, adventurer, heroes, danger, society ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 1K
Old Surehand (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Old Surehand and his faithful old friend Old Wabble are on the trail of a cold-blooded killer with the nickname 'The General'. The brother of Old Surehand was murdered by him. On the way Old Surehand and Old Wabble are involved in the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, gang, adventure, partners, partners against crime, track down, vengeance, horse, dispute ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Two Rode Together (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: american indian, hostage, rescue, small town, hostages, chase, captivity, culture clash, society, chief, interracial relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Best Bar in America (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A whiskey-fueled writing assignment takes one man on an epic motorcycle road trip through the bars and taverns across the American West. Riding a 1960 BMW R60/2, the journey leads Sanders from the red rock deserts of Arizona and Utah north to the ...
Style: entertaining, road movie, semi serious, realistic
Plot: road trip, biker, buddy, bar, adventurer, robbery, friendship, gang leader, criminal, follow your dream, lifestyle, motorcycle race ...
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gold Of The Seven Saints (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fur-trapping partners Clint Walker and Roger Moore stumble across a cache of gold, but their discovery quickly attracts every greedy villain in the territory. Directed by Gordon Douglas, this 1961 western also stars Chill Wills, Robert Middleton, ...
Plot: desert, gold, torture, thirst, stabbed in the stomach, waterhole, homosexual subtext, doctor, heat wave, hands tied, dust, heat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 443
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, opposites attract, danger, crimes, adventure, society, rescue, rivalry, deadly, hostage, confined, hostages ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ulzana's Raid (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring him back; accompanying the troop is ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. cavalry, racism, native american attack, cavalry, apache, massacre, track down, violence spree, interracial relations, idealism, social decay, military ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%