Movies like Monte Walsh 2003

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Monte Walsh (2003)
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Monte Walsh (2003)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the range and the occasional trip into town. Monte has a long-term relationship with prostitute Martine Bernard, while Chet has fallen under the spell of the widow who owns the hardware store. Camaraderie and competition with the other cowboys fill their days, until one of the hands, Shorty Austin, loses his job and gets involved in rustling and killing. Then Monte and Chet find that their lives on the range are inexorably redirected.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: old west, heroes, small town, saloon, ranch, forbidden love, misfit, cliche, against the odds, society, human nature, network, working class, escapades, lone wolves, righting the wronged, bittersweet, sex, dancing, horse, prostitute, cowboy, time, wedding, lawyer ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa

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Most similar movies to Monte Walsh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about gunfight, gun, showdown, pistol, revolver, cowboy boots and heroes mostly in Western, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Monte Walsh: Will Penny (1967), Crossfire Trail (2001), Guns of Diablo (1964), The Outsider (2002), The Shadow Riders (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Will Penny (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lone wolves, heroes, rescue, aging, mountain, cabin, gunfight, cowboy, horse, human nature, tragic love, introspection ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana, oregon, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 2K
Monte Walsh (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: old west, aging, small town, heroes, unfulfillment, lone wolves, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, crimes, love and romance, society, human nature ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Crossfire Trail (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rafe Covington is as good as his word, and he's determined to keep his promise to a dying man that he'll look after the man's widow and Wyoming ranch. But the widow doubts the integrity of drifter Covington. And an unscrupulous land ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: love and romance, romance, adventure, righting the wronged, best friends, countryside, danger, small town life, criminal heroes, crimes, love, small town ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1880s, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 548
Guns of Diablo (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, showdown, gunfight, partners, fighting crime, lovers reunited, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.8
 2K
The Outsider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Quaker-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: amish, forbidden love, opposites attract, murder, gunslinger, tough heroes, love affair, heroes, lone wolves, romance, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Shadow Riders (1982)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious
Plot: kidnapping, american civil war, civil war veteran, homecoming, good versus evil, family relations, vigilantism, chases and races, siblings relations, escapades, missing person, rescue ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The only business in the Wild West town of Jericho that corrupt sheriff Alex Flood doesn't control behind the scenes is the stagecoach owned by tough-willed widow Molly Lang and her right-hand man, Hickman. Former marshal Dolan, recently hired ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang, righting the wronged, anti heroes, heroes, danger, anti hero, gory, small town life, society, rivalry ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, california, boston, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke Mills in self-defense, the town leaders decide it's time for a change. ...
Style: rough, serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, saloon owner, marshal, small town life, old west, self defense, social relations, heroes, down on your luck, tough law enforcer, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.6
 21K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, against the odds, human nature, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century ...
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Confederate soldier Matt Weaver returns to town after the Civil War, he finds that his home has been sold by town boss Sam Brewster. Brewster hires gunfighter Jules Gaspard d'Estaing to deal with Weaver, but d'Estaing's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, soldier, vigilantism, hitman, gunshot wound, gunfight, crimes, social misfits, lone wolves, social relations, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, usa, texas, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 65K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 11K
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, prostitute, on the run, blonde, small western town, fast draw, pistol duel, revenge, friendship, fugitives, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 36K
The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, horse, gunslinger, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this is the tale of Josephine Monaghan, a young woman of the mid-19th century who is thrown out of her parents' home after being seduced by the family's portrait photographer and giving birth to an illegitimate ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, contemplative, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: mining, gun, impossible love, leaving home, hidden identity, mine, starting over, society, human nature, misfit, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 16K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, violence, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, cowboy, gunfighter, chase, gangsters, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 230
Four Rode Out (1969)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this western, a Mexican desperado tries to flee his partner, a determined girl friend, and a US Marshal.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, mexican, on the road, rivalry, partners, on the run, fugitives, crimes, adventure, chases and races, cons and scams, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two cowboys inherit a "social club" specializing in satisfying men.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: prostitute, brothel, best friends, friends, rivalry, vengeance, buddies, partners, adventure, crimes, train tracks, black eye ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 5K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: 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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, hanging, vigilantism, false accusation, brutality, rancher, one man army, rustler, trial, murder ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.9
 640
The Texican (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads north to find his brother's killer. After battling bounty ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, track down, americana, hitman, vigilantism, journalism, vengeance, love triangle, deadly, dishonesty ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, anti hero, small town, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, crimes, lone wolves, male female relationship, street shootout, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 409
Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, small town, americana, good versus evil, gang, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, political corruption, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a Confederate spy takes a job as marshal of a small western town as a cover for his espionage activities. However, he soon finds out that a local businessman is selling weapons to a band of rampaging Indians.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, police corruption, crimes, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, espionage, small town life, dishonesty, rivalry, bar, chase, showbiz ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 23K
El Dorado (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, rivalry, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, ranch, gold, vengeance, rivalry, frame up, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, gunfight, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, gun duel, female protagonist, prison ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, americana, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, murder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 3K
Firecreek (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, farm, sociopath, sheriff, leadership, small town life, mentally challenged, track down, vengeance, gang, good versus evil, vigilantism ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
A Gunfight (1971)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Will Tenneray and Abe Cross are two aging, famous gunfighters, both in need of money. Cross rides into town, having failed as a gold prospector. His reputation is such that everyone expects him to shoot it out with Tenneray, who capitalizes on his ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: small town, showdown, duel, gunfighter, friends, rivalry, old west, heroes, crimes, small town life, buddies, violence ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Rare Breed (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and her daughter Hilary are left to carry out his dream: the introduction of Hereford cattle into the American West. They enlist Sam "Bulldog" Burnett in their efforts to transport ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: vigilantism, redemption, heroes, cattle, whistling, frontier justice, horse and wagon, misfit, rivalry, track down, breeding, dishonesty ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, europe, england, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 34K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, vigilantism, heroes, small town, old west, pardon, judge, widow, marshal, lynching, crimes, death penalty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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