Movies like The Legend of the Lone Ranger

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The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
 5.1
 2K
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 to fighting the evil that Cavendich represents. To this end, John Reid becomes the great masked western hero, The Lone Ranger. With the help of Tonto, the pair go to rescue President Grant when Cavendich takes him hostage.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, cult film, awful, humorous, suspense, twists and turns, interesting ...
Plot: old west, heroes, vigilantism, adventure, crimes, gang, friendship, friends, against the odds, buddies, escapades, coming of age, secret identity, folk hero, lone wolves, rivalry, assassination, daring rescue, tough heroes, horse, vengeance, justice, violence, murder, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Legend of the Lone Ranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and rough films with plots about heroes, vengeance, violence, gunfight, cowboy, horse and rivalry mostly in Western, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Legend of the Lone Ranger: The Comancheros (1961), The Lone Ranger (2013), Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008), Young Guns II (1990), Young Guns (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, gambler, renegade, texas ranger, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, yuma arizona ...
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95%
 6.4
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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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, native american, texas ranger, adventure, indians, good versus evil, escapades, escape, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, rivalry, crimes, desert, escapades, adventure, old west, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.5
 31K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, native american, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, mexican standoff, criminal, prostitute, prison, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1870s ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 6.9
 54K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, on the run, vigilantism, small town, street shootout, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, nebraska, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Return of the Seven (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, old west, village, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, rescue, partners, underdog, society, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Mark of Zorro (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The swishing fop Don Diego de la Vega becomes the swashbuckling masked hero Zorro when tyranny threatens his people in nineteenth-century California.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, secret identity, undercover, revolution, righting the wronged, state affairs, dishonesty, heroic mission, vengeance, adventurer, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: dentist, kidnapping, old west, cowgirl, stagecoach, covered wagon, horse, native american, rivalry, partners, crimes, heist ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, good versus evil, gang, vigilantism, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, heroes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.2
 12K
Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, prostitute, fast draw, blonde, small western town, pistol duel, revenge, friendship, rescue, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
American Outlaws (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest ...
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battles, battle, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Undefeated (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, friendship, revolution, soldier, bandit, mexican revolution, cavalry, accomplice, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, leadership ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, americana, vengeance, price of justice, escapades, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, gang, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Texas Rangers (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly to form a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. With a few veterans of the war, most of the recruits are young men who have little or ...
Style: serious, harsh, exciting, touching, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, adventure, rescue, danger, rivalry, crimes, love triangle, tiger, tough heroes, interracial relations, heroes, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 42K
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 ⇓
67%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, australian, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, against the odds, old west, crimes, dishonesty, danger, partners, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, pacific ocean, wyoming, texas, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 6K
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, loss of eyesight, gambling, opium ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, partners, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, society, heroes, criminal heroes, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, heroes, escapades, crimes, chases and races, adventure, partners, rivalry, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sonora, mexico, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.8
 126K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, sheriff, dying, cowboy, murder, gang, crimes, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, adventure, old west, small town, americana, vengeance, friendship, heroes, chases and races, escapades, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.4
 13K
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: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, gold, crimes, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, heroes, anti heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, lone wolves, male female relationship, murder, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, treasure hunt, train, heroes, bounty hunter, deadly, tough heroes, countryside, americana, heist, track down, bank ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 1K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, chases and races, partners, rivalry, buddies, friends, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.9
 77K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, one last job, loss of friend, mercenary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 748
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, master warrior, soldier, martial arts, fighting style, western town, track down, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, escapades ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 25K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes, killing off one by one, chaos, rivalry, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Queen of Swords (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen of Swords is an action–adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century that ran for one season, from 2000 to 2001. The series premiered October 7, 2000. After filming had been completed on 22 episodes and the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, escapades, vengeance, heroine, secret identity, vigilante, poetic justice, vigilantism, irony of fate, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%