Movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
 7.4
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
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, serious, sincere, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, meditative, bleak, harsh, reflective ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gore, destiny, sheriff, aging, on the run, old west, crimes, lawlessness, billy the kid, old friends, rivalry, fugitives, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, gunfight, tough heroes, chases and races, friends, violence, deadly, escapades, heroes, 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 scenic films with plots about horse, gunfight, violence, vengeance, runaway, redemption and dialogue mostly in Western, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid: Chisum (1970), Unforgiven (1992), Django Unchained (2012), Heaven's Gate (1980), Ride the High Country (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: old west, billy the kid, cattle, bounty hunter, tough heroes, rivalry, aging, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, elderly ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico ...
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95%
 8.2
 326K
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, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: one last job, regret, sheriff, old west, revenge, redemption, vengeance, reputation, englishman, bounty hunter, bounty, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, assassination, coward, idol, gang, reward, fame, sheriff, robbery, snow, depression, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, racism, slavery, old west, society, rescue, vengeance, friendship, one against many, odd couple, gory, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 6.8
 12K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 149 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, dance, society, prostitute, love triangle, vengeance, immigrants, crimes, idealist, marshal, culture clash, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1800s, 18th century
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, wyoming, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: 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, bank, redemption, small town, betrayal, aging, gold, buddies, gang, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 109K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, vengeance, murder, cowboy, sheriff, dying, friendship, historical figure, retirement, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 48K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, 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, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, friendship, street shootout, vigilantism, adventure, brutality, outlaw, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: serious, rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, vigilantism, bounty hunter, psychopath, hanging, criminal heroes, good versus evil, adventure, hitman, fugitives, vengeance, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, montana, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel, brothel madam, gambler, mining town, snow, folk, human nature, old west, americana, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
 588K
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, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, brutality, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, adventure, chase, friendship, cowboy, gunfight, last stand, dynamite, posse, train robbery, robbery ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: bolivia, latin america, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 37K
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, old west, manhunt, adventure, hanging, cowboy, horse, vengeance, verbal byplay, odd couple, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 54K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, friendship, rancher, law enforcement, cowboy, sheriff, trial, best friends, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, mine, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, jail, chase, on the run, bar fight, helicopter, anti heroes, buddies, independence, loyalty, escape, male friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 40K
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, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, gunslinger, friendship, old west, parents and children, vengeance, historical figure, sheriff, deputy sheriff, crimes, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1800s, 1860s
Place: wyoming, arkansas, texas, arizona, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 272K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1900s, 1800s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: kidnapping, prison, gang, rescue, fugitives, on the run, mistaken identity, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: bar shootout, outlaw, siblings relations, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, family relations, american history, betrayal by friend, traitor, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 21K
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, old west, liquor, revolver, friendship, buddies, farm, righting the wronged, settler, ranch, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: 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, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, ambush, gold, stolen gold, going straight, pregnancy, vengeance, adventure, on the run, tough heroes, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 27K
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: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, coming of age, escape, prostitute, prison, mexican standoff, sheriff, native american, outlaw, cowboy, betrayal, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 20th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: mexico, new mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 31K
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, revenge, violence, oil, murder, small town, criminal's revenge, extortion, gang leader, war veteran, train ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, stagecoach, prospector, reverend, rattlesnake, prostitute, left to die, friendship, old west, friends, revenge ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, nevada, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 14K
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: violence, bounty hunter, pistol, mexican, gunfighter, cowboy, anti heroes, chase, vengeance, gun violence, lone wolves, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 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: rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: murder, forbidden love, opposites attract, amish, vengeance, romance, love affair, old west, religions or cults, love and romance, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, righting the wronged, gang, dishonesty, rivalry, chases and races, reward, debt, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, exciting ...
Plot: gunslinger, rape, battle, battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, verbal byplay, on the road, gang, old west, unlikely partners, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oregon, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 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: surreal, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, small town, violence, horse, battle, gore, blood splatter, adventurer, idealism, anachronism ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: sexy, realistic, gloomy, serious, epic ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, pickup truck, cowboy, love triangle, coming of age, romance, love and romance, friends, human nature, introspection ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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