Movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
 7.2
 20K
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, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gunfight, destiny, sheriff, corporal punishment, aging, crimes, old west, heroes, friends, fugitives, escapades, rivalry, on the run, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, tough heroes, billy the kid, lawlessness, old friends, violence, brutality, death, murder ...
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, murder, crimes, runaway and redemption mostly in Western, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid: Tombstone (1993), Ride the High Country (1962), Unforgiven (1992), Chisum (1970), True Grit (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: 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: vengeance, old west, cowboy, sheriff, gunfight, murder, lone hero, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, captivating, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, gunfight, aging, runaway, wedding, gold, small town, bank, redemption, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 8.2
 408K
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, cowboy, vengeance, redemption, revenge, gunfight, regret, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.8
 10K
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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, crimes, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer, cons and scams, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, santa fe new mexico, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.6
 337K
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, bounty hunter, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, determination, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, arkansas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 12K
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, dishonesty, crimes, adventure, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, crimes, vengeance, resentment, downfall, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, new york, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 15K
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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, love triangle, culture clash, injustice, rescue, crimes, dishonesty, political corruption, idealism, marshal, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 18th century
Place: usa, montana, wyoming, asia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, hanging, vigilantism, false accusation, brutality, court, rustler, one man army, murder, ranch ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, escape, friendship between men ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, latin america, coney island brooklyn new york city, south america, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, snow, gambler, mining town, brothel, brothel madam, business venture, mine, social relations, gold, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, edwardian era, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, vancouver, seattle
⇓ 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: outlaw gang, gang, vengeance, destiny, crimes, sibling relationship, family relations, bounty hunter, rivalry, obsessive quest, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, missouri, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, small town, vengeance, criminal, gunslinger, tough heroes, rivalry, mysterious character, lone wolves, greed, justice, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
 309K
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: serious, tense, psychological, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, race against time, sheriff, righting the wronged, justice, heroes, reward, showdown, bandit ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, sonora ...
⇓ 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: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, on the run, escape, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, sheriff, prison escape, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 51K
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, 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, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gunslinger, family relations, heroes, deputy sheriff, gambling, western hero, vengeance, gang, gangsters, friendship, friends, quarantine ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1860s
Place: arizona, alaska, texas, wyoming, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, bounty hunter, psychopath, hanging, train robbery, killed during sex, gang, crimes, love affair, escapades, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 47K
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, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: manhunt, bounty hunter, adventure, murder, reward, hanging, cowboy, vengeance, partners, odd couple, wanted, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, arkansas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, tense, suspenseful
Plot: gunfight, criminal, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, old west, jesse james, cowboys and outlaws, gang of outlaws, traitor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 39K
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death sentence, hanging, vigilantism, pardon, heroes, old west, small town, widow, marshal, judge, prison, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, 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: serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, criminal, gang, crimes, old west, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, law enforcement, family relations, tough heroes, small town, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 61K
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, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, small town, friendship, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, sheriff, save the day, partners against crime, terrorizing, gunfight, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Duck, You Sucker (1971)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, robbery, chaos, friendship, on the run, rebellion, massacre, culture clash, rape, chase, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 6K
The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
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), parents and children, couples, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, family relations, father daughter relationship, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, sidekick, gunfight, duel, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, el paso texas, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 36K
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: native american, old west, cowboy, billy the kid, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, prostitute, mexican standoff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 62K
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, billy the kid, cowboys and outlaws, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, on the run, vigilantism, small town, bounty hunter ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, nebraska, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 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, serious, realistic, rough, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, tough heroes, vengeance, redemption, heroes, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 4K
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: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: small town, horse, gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, mogul, battles, journalism, soldier, fighting the system, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%