Movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
 7.3
 17K
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, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, meditative, bleak, harsh, reflective ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, destiny, sheriff, aging, gore, crimes, old west, heroes, friends, on the run, fugitives, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, chases and races, escapades, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes, lawlessness, old friends, billy the kid, gunfight, violence, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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 violence, gunfight, horse, vengeance, murder, crimes and rivalry mostly in Western, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid: Ride the High Country (1962), Unforgiven (1992), Tombstone (1993), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), Chisum (1970). 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, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, small town, bank, gold, redemption, alcohol abuse, code, lone wolves, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.2
 346K
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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, revenge, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.8
 117K
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, sheriff, gunfight, vengeance, murder, cowboy, dying, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, usa, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.9
 8K
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: tense, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, billy the kid, cattle, cons and scams, heroes, chases and races, crimes, elderly, rivalry, dishonesty, aging ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, depression, gang, rivalry, sheriff, crime, vengeance, downfall, resentment, criminal heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 12K
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, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, culture clash, injustice, vengeance, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, idealism, marshal, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: dark humor, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, old west, slavery, gunfight, vengeance, african american, society, rescue, courage, torture, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: 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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
 288K
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: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, revenge, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, psychopath, bounty hunter, hanging, train robbery, hitman, vengeance, gang, deadly, track down, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, destiny, crimes, sibling relationship, family relations, rivalry, obsessive quest, chases and races, bounty hunter, violence, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: minnesota, texas, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
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, robbery, adventure, escape, explosion, thief, last stand ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: bolivia, latin america, coney island brooklyn new york city, south america, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, gunslinger, outlaw, anti-hero, rivalry, tough heroes, lone wolves, mysterious character, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 42K
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, realistic, captivating, serious, rough ...
Plot: gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gangsters, friendship, sexism, danger, love and romance, parents and children, lone wolves, heroes, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1800s, 1880s
Place: arizona, arkansas, texas, alaska, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, brothel madam, mining town, brothel, business venture, society, americana, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 634K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, snow, native americans, native american, revenge, old west, grizzly bear, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, on the run, bar fight, helicopter, prison, escape, jail, fighting the system, vengeance, society, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california, texas
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: outlaw, rivalry, siblings relations, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, old west, gang of outlaws, traitor, american history, villain arrested, death of protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 56K
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, realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, gunfight, law enforcer killer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, mine, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: gang, rescue, kidnapping, prison, confined, on the run, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, danger, mistaken identity, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 39K
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, murder, manhunt, on the road, hanging, vengeance, adventure, wanted, odd couple, partners, reward ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 272K
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: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, heroic mission, old west, gang, dishonesty, rivalry, race against time, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.7
 33K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, small town, murder, revenge, tough heroes, old west, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 22K
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, sheriff, revolver, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, good versus evil, rivalry, farm, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, outlaw, haunted by the past, gang, old west, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, law enforcement, small town, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 51K
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, vigilantism, on the run, small town, street shootout, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 29K
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, mexican standoff, sheriff, native american, prison, escape, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, arkansas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 3K
Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: violence, horse, battle, blood splatter, gore, gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, small town, destiny, media, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: realistic, sincere, rough, serious
Plot: amish, murder, forbidden love, opposites attract, heroes, love and romance, crimes, criminal heroes, lone wolves, romance, love affair, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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