Movies like The Long Riders

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The Long Riders (1980)
 7.0
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The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, factual, harsh, exciting, realistic, dramatic, scenic ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, outlaw gang, crimes, destiny, sibling relationship, family relations, bounty hunter, obsessive quest, chases and races, rivalry, brother brother relationship, violence, bank robbery, wedding, old west, love triangle, armed robbery, husband wife relationship, storytelling, moral ambiguity, visceral, friendship, heroes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, missouri, minnesota

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Most similar movies to The Long Riders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, crimes, gun, murder, violence, criminal and vengeance mostly in Western, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like The Long Riders: Wyatt Earp (1994), Chisum (1970), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), Wild Bill (1995), Tom Horn (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crime, crimes, vengeance, resentment, old west, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, new york, kansas city
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100%
 6.7
 47K
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: family relations, heroes, deputy sheriff, gunslinger, gambling, vengeance, gang, gangsters, friendship, legends and myths, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: arizona, arkansas, alaska, wyoming, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 9K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, cons and scams, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, card playing, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.9
 7K
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, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
60%
 6.8
 5K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, vigilantism, false accusation, hanging, brutality, trial, one man army, rancher, court, rustler ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 297K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, race against time, righting the wronged, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, sonora, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, disorder, tough heroes, vigilantism, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: criminal, gunfight, outlaw, siblings relations, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, old west, jesse james, court, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 134K
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, cowboy, gunfight, sheriff, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Retribution Road (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bank robbery gone wrong leads to a horrific crime and the capture of the most relentless outlaw in Texas...the infamous Johnny Rios. Incarcerated, Rios ups the ante with a daring ultimatum that gives the sleepy town of Wardlaw a rude awakening as ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, vigilantism, heist, family relations, small town, fugitives, deadly, criminal, sheriff ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, sincere, contemplative, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gunfight, destiny, aging, sheriff, gore, corporal punishment, crimes, escapades, on the run, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Gunslingers (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While roaming the wild plains on a quest to find a cache of hidden riches, sharp-shooting bounty hunter Butch (John Elliott) and his outlaw companions come across a deadly gang with supernatural powers in this stylized Western. As the hunt for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: bounty hunter, crimes, gang, rivalry, plague, deadly, chases and races, fugitives, cowboy, showdown, gunfight, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, texas ranger, fbi, vengeance, one man army, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, danger, tough law enforcer, gang, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 26K
Ned Kelly (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, History, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, UK, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from ...
Style: captivating, sincere, rough, romantic, factual ...
Plot: gang, bank robbery, injustice, folk hero, criminal heroes, irish, wilderness, crime, false accusation, rise and fall, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1880s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hannie Caulder (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hannie enlists the aid of bounty hunter Tom Price to teach her how to be a gunfighter so she can hunt down the 3 men who killed her husband and raped her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape revenge, bounty hunter, female gunfighter, gunfighter, chase, gang, murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, wilderness, rape, gunfight ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Meanest Men in the West (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Marvin star as murderous half-brothers who are running from the law as well as each other. A climatic confrontation proves to each of them just how mean the other can be. "The Meanest Men in the West" is actually an amalgam of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: old west, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly, on the run, bounty hunter, farm, family relations, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, duel, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, gunfight, sidekick, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, el paso texas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, chase, fugitives, love and romance, murderous pair, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Frank & Jesse (1994)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, outlaw, american civil war, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, deadly, folk hero, heroes, lone wolves, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, heist, bank, vengeance, old west, journalism, rivalry, crimes, prison escape, country, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: usa, yuma arizona, nashville tennessee, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.2
 1K
6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, murder, danger, heroes, chases and races, strong female presence, rape ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 173K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, fbi, murder, organized crime, arms dealing, crimes, illness, mafia, gangster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, miami, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 5K
Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tommy gun, bandit, true crime, prison escape, prostitute, murder, gang, gunfight, jail, bank robber, machine gun ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933, year 1934
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, iowa, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 11K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, criminal's revenge, on the run, against the odds, crimes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crime, crimes, depression, on the road, romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, violence, storytelling, strong sexual content, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 70s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arkansas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 57K
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, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death Rides a Horse (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, frame up, old west, vengeance, betrayal, criminal, outlaw, bank robbery, jail, martial arts, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%