Movies like Lightning Jack

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Lightning Jack (1994)
 5.5
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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, melancholic, cult film, harsh, clever, comic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, crimes, friends, cowboy, gang, heroes, hostages, hostage, partners, on the run, fugitives, unlikely partners, chases and races, buddies, criminal heroes, folk hero, disorder, lone wolves, rivalry, crime gone awry, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba

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Most similar movies to Lightning Jack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about rivalry, old west, partners, heroes, crimes, friends and gunfight mostly in Western, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Lightning Jack: They Call Me Trinity (1970), Catlow (1971), The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969), 4 for Texas (1963), The Scalphunters (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, soldier, bounty hunter, criminal, outlaw, tough heroes, buddies, betrayal, danger, lone wolves, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, outlaw, criminal, obsessive quest, rivalry, unlikely partners, partners, on the run, escapades, good versus evil, aging, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Walter Brennan is back as the clever and funny over the hill Texas Ranger Nash Crawford. This time the gang must face corruption in their own home town. The gang put their heads together to clean up their town, take back the rule of law and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, gang, rescue, friends, murder, alcohol abuse, friendship, old west, vengeance, americana, heist, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
68%
The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Classic comedic western, Captain Oren Hayes of the Texas Rangers takes a break to visit his daughter in a neighboring town. When he arrives he find's his daughter Hannah's husband Jeff is running for Mayor against a corrupt town boss, Nard ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, aging, texas ranger, vengeance, friendship, heist, americana, anti hero, crimes, journalism, best friends, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, nevada, usa, oklahoma, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, witty, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, gunfight, outlaw, friendship, chases and races, adventure, gang, buddies, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, partners, heroes, hotshot hero, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, friends, buddies, rivalry, chases and races, orchestral ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
56%
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, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, crime gone awry, rivalry, contests and competitions, special agents, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
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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 ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
Lust in the Dust (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, buried treasure, saloon girl, saloon, gay interest, treasure map, dying during sex, small town life, friendship, vengeance, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, chile, new mexico, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Carry on Cowboy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to ...
Style: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: old west, friends, escapades, partners, buddies, heroes, rivalry, crimes, gang, mistaken identity, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, western town, mayor, anti heroes, anti hero, danger, rescue, rivalry, escapades, lone wolves, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 2K
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, lone wolves, buddies, partners, rivalry, friends, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, parody, cult film
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: saloon, heroes, rivalry, gang, adventure, fighting crime, lone wolves, crimes, escapades, law enforcement, odd couple, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: old west, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, gang, small town life, mistaken identity, lone wolves, buddies, good versus evil, dishonesty, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Straight to Hell (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an awful lot of coffee.
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, friendship, buddies, crime, nothing goes right, misfit, chase, criminal heroes, rivalry, frame up, heist, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cherokee Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Isaih Turner didn’t want to be a hero-all he wanted was revenge. Orphaned when both his parents were cruelly murdered by the wealthy and powerful Cyrus Bloomington, the young Isaiah grew up with one air in mind: to find the man who killed his ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, old west, down on your luck, vengeance, coming of age, nothing goes right, partners, adventurer, heroes, rivalry, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: captivating, tense, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, danger, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, arrest, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
45%
Trinity Is STILL My Name! (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A couple of two-bit thieving brothers try and keep a promise to their dying father: stick together and become successful outlaws. Bambino reluctantly agrees to show younger Trinity the ropes, but their gentle demeanors tend to diminish their haul by ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monk, brother, gunslinger, mistaken identity, cowboy, friends, disorder, anti heroes, odd couple, partners, family relations, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, goofy hero, partners, orphan, rivalry, going straight, heroes, crimes, disorder, bank ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Joe and Averell are the eldest and youngest of the four Dalton brothers, the worst outlaws in Wild West history...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, criminal heroes, siblings relations, disorder, gang, escapades, bank robber, old west, obsessive quest, cowboy, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 34K
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, exciting, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: native american, old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, criminal, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, con artists, gambler, saloon girl, crimes, partners, prostitute, adventure, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, misfit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%