Movies like Maverick

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Maverick (1994)
 7.0
 102K
Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, sentimental, feel good, realistic, not serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, cons and scams, adventure, cheating, unlikely partners, debt, strong female character, card playing, vengeance, gambler, crimes, dishonesty, cowboy, russian, attempted robbery, rivalry, steamship, cowboys and outlaws, saloon, greed, betrayal, chase, thief, boat ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, louisiana, mississippi, mississippi river, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous and entertaining films with plots about gunfight, chase, mentor, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe and rivalry mostly in Western, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Maverick: Let It Ride (1989), The Lone Ranger (2013), The Legend of Zorro (2005), The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968), The Ridiculous 6 (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, friends, friendship, fall in love, farce, cons and scams, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 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, native american, cowboy, 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 ⇓
67%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: dark humor, witty, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Legend of Zorro (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Having spent the last 10 years fighting injustice and cruelty, Alejandro de la Vega is now facing his greatest challenge: his loving wife Elena has thrown him out of the house! Elena has filed for divorce and found comfort in the arms of Count ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sword fight, adventure, folk hero, heroes, tough guy, heroic mission, danger, rescue, family relations, legends and myths, old west, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: dentist, kidnapping, old west, horse, cowgirl, stagecoach, covered wagon, native american, partners, crimes, anti hero, heist ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: absurd, satirical, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: native americans, train robbery, old west, parody, gang, gunfight, outlaw gang, heist, bank robbery, criminal, apache, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, criminal, old west, chases and races, adventure, gang, buddies, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bite the Bullet (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a newspaper organizes an endurance horse race : 700 miles to run in a few days. 9 adventurers are competing, among them a woman, Miss Jones, a Mexican, an Englishman, a young cow-boy, an old one and two friends, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: horse, endurance, friendship, adventure, contests and competitions, rivalry, old west, unlikely partners, chases and races, pursuit, ex prostitute, horse race ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 70s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battles, battle, family relations, secret ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, native american, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prostitute, prison, escape, sheriff, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1870s ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 120K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, martial arts, old west, save the day, society, unlikely partners, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 12K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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 ⇓
60%
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, buddies, rescue, criminal heroes, confined, society, heroes, escapades, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
59%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, rescue, on the run, tough heroes, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 34K
Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, partners, bank robbery, chase, friendship, on the run, society, unlikely criminals, revenge, track down, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, gambler, con artists, saloon girl, dishonesty, fall in love, on the road, gambling, cons and scams, rivalry, adventure, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.7
 246K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, anti hero, mercenary, cia, crimes, on the run, anti heroes, chases and races, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2002 ...
Place: los angeles, florida, iraq, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, blonde, pistol duel, fast draw, small western town, revenge, friendship, escapades, lone wolves, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
58%
 4.9
 5K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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, satirical, unusual plot structure, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, parody, americana, gang, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, danger, satire ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, buddy movie, depressing ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, down on your luck, partners, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, gambler, money problems, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, memphis, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.9
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Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, rivalry, hidden identity, adventure, betrayal, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, robbery, trial, disguise, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, brat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic ...
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 ⇓
57%
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, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, partners, love triangle, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies, dishonesty, rivalry, unlikely criminals, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, georgian era, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 126K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, parody, farce, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, realistic ...
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 ⇓
56%