Movies like Ned Kelly

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Ned Kelly (2003)
 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 everyone who seeks them. Even if it means having his family arrested, the Kelly Gang stay hidden and plan a way to get their names cleared.
Style: captivating, sincere, rough, romantic, factual, gloomy, serious, realistic, psychotronic, dramatic ...
Plot: gang, bank robbery, injustice, folk hero, criminal heroes, irish, crime, wilderness, life is a bitch, ambition, rise and fall, false accusation, unfulfillment, resistance, lawlessness, crimes, heroes, family relations, society, capture, australian western, graphic violence, violence spree, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1880s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland

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Most similar movies to Ned Kelly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and harsh films with plots about violence, crimes, murder, death, vengeance, gun and gunfight mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Ned Kelly: Mad Dog Morgan (1976), Wild Bill (1995), The Long Riders (1980), Wyatt Earp (1994), Tombstone (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mad Dog Morgan (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, outlaw, criminal, australian western, prison, fugitives, chases and races, bounty hunter, violence spree, vigilantism, track down ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 1850s, 1800s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
84%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, factual ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, outlaw gang, destiny, crimes, sibling relationship, family relations, rivalry, chases and races, bounty hunter, obsessive quest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, missouri, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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 ⇓
83%
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irish movies
490
crime movies
5955
wilderness movies
1220
 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 ⇓
76%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: brutality, psychopath, aborigine, rape, retribution, gang, savagery, tragic event, outlaw, criminal, captain, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, old west, against the odds, crimes, partners, danger, dishonesty, good versus evil, australian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 277
Hooded Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gang of women wreak vengeance upon the society that failed them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gunfight, vengeance, false accusation, gang, hopes, injustice, life is a bitch, aging, crimes, going straight, heroes, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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sincere movies
5542
rough movies
8202
ambition movies
3676
 7.9
 81K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 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, mercenary, loss of friend, one last job ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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 ⇓
72%
The Newton Boys (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become a bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, robbery, gang, brother brother relationship, crime spree, thief, bank robber, crimes, crime, graphic violence, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, canada, chicago illinois, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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 ⇓
72%
Robbery Under Arms (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the mini-series boom of the 1980s and lensed in the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, heist, countryside, family relations, crimes, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes, adventure, danger, family life, legendary hero ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, prison escape, thief, mayor, robbery, prisoner, freedom, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
70%
 7.0
 289K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight, bank robbery, group of criminals, master criminal, chase, crime, legendary, organized crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, tucson arizona, south dakota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 60K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, save the day, gunfight, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressing bandits immortalised for terrorising ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, bleak, tense, based on true events
Plot: criminal gang, chase, criminal, outlaw, gang, escape, fight, police officer, murder, revenge, death, australian western ...
Time: 1880s, 1870s, 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 9K
American Me (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, prison gang, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, racism, murder, crimes, crime, prison life, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 9K
The General (1998)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, irish, robbery, master criminal, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, crime, mastermind, cons and scams, danger, pursuit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The North Star (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: chase, heroes, wilderness, kidnapping, chases and races, adventurer, crimes, escapades, pets, danger, daring rescue, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 5K
The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, political unrest, society, dishonesty, politics, class differences, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, prostitute, on the run, fast draw, pistol duel, blonde, small western town, revenge, friendship, criminal heroes, chases and races, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa, oregon, colorado, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, battle, battles, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: missouri, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.4
 69K
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, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, corruption, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Thomasine & Bushrod (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rare blaxploitation classic starring Vonette McGee & Max Julien, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. This pair of thieves, who operate in the American south between 1911 and 1915, pattern ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: folk hero, interracial relations, racism, partners, dishonesty, society, fugitives, heroes, violence spree, crime, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, americana, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rise of the Footsoldier (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex in the late ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, drug abuse, betrayal, police investigation, gang, partners in crime, drug lord, dishonor among criminals, vicious, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 14K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, love triangle, culture clash, injustice, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, idealism, marshal, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, wyoming, vietnam, asia, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%