Movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
 7.3
 18K
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, serious, contemplative, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, meditative, bleak, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gunfight, destiny, sheriff, aging, corporal punishment, gore, crimes, old west, heroes, friends, on the run, fugitives, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, chases and races, escapades, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes, breasts, billy the kid, lawlessness, old friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california

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Most similar movies to Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and tense films with plots about gunfight, violence, horse, runaway, crimes, murder and gun mostly in Western, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid: Ride the High Country (1962), Unforgiven (1992), Tombstone (1993), Chisum (1970), One-Eyed Jacks (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, wedding, bank, small town, gold, redemption, gang, criminal heroes, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.2
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Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, gunfight, revenge, redemption, cowboy, regret, one last job, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.8
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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 ⇓
90%
 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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, downfall, old west, resentment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, kansas city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
 10K
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, tough heroes, crimes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.8
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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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, culture clash, injustice, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, idealism, political corruption, marshal, gunfight, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 317K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, adventure, gunfight, bounty hunter, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, shooting, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gunfight, bounty hunter, vengeance, racism, old west, slavery, african american, violent, one against many, revenge, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, new york, wyoming, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, hanging, vigilantism, false accusation, brutality, trial, one man army, rustler, rancher, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel, mining town, snow, gambler, brothel madam, human nature, americana, unfulfilled love, old west, folk ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: minnesota, texas, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, outlaw, gunslinger, criminal, anti-hero, tough heroes, mysterious character, rivalry, lone wolves, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: gunfight, old west, 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 ⇓
61%
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, escape, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, jail, sheriff, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
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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, gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gang, gangsters, friendship, legends and myths, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: arizona, texas, arkansas, alaska, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, criminal, siblings relations, old west, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, family relations, jesse james, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, anti hero, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, psychopath, hanging, vigilantism, bounty hunter, train robbery, gang, crimes, fugitives, good versus evil, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 43K
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, serious ...
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 ⇓
54%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, outlaw, criminal, haunted by the past, old west, gang, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, criminal heroes, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
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Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gun, horse, mogul, battles, mexican standoff, blood splatter, sword, gore, gunfight, violence, battle, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, atmospheric, rough, 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, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Hard Men (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: prison, kidnapping, rescue, gang, obsessive quest, confined, danger, golden years, blind ambition, mistaken identity, vengeance, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, violence, rape, retribution, gang, savagery, tragic event, criminal, outlaw, captain ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, gunfight, bounty hunter, gang, small town, duel, heroes, warrior, reward, robbery, sidekick, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, yuma arizona, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: sincere, rough, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, rivalry, good versus evil, murder, old west, gunslinger, tough heroes, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 6K
The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: old west, couple relations, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, parents and children, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, family relations, betrayal, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 32K
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: old west, native american, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, bounty hunter, sheriff, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican standoff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%