Movies like Quigley Down Under

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Quigley Down Under (1990)
 6.9
 23K
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 American expatriate Crazy Cora can't keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.
Style: suspense, entertaining, exciting, harsh, rough, realistic, serious, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vengeance, australian, vigilantism, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, old west, crimes, against the odds, australian aboriginal, partners, dishonesty, civil war, chase, good versus evil, aborigine, adventure, australian outback, twists and turns, unlikely friendships, sniper, revenge, fight, desert ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, london, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and harsh films with plots about cowboy, vengeance, mentor, horse, chase, revenge and storytelling mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Quigley Down Under: Tombstone (1993), The Mask of Zorro (1998), The Cowboys (1972), The Outlaws (1985), Open Range (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspense, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, vengeance, gunfight, old west, lone hero, gang, sheriff, betrayal, murder, gunslinger, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, california, tucson arizona, usa
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: romantic, exciting, entertaining, sexy, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, zorro, lone hero, heroic mission, swashbuckler, love and romance, secret identity, good versus evil, vengeance, romance, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1820s
Place: california, mexico, las vegas, usa, egypt
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: harsh, captivating, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, light, tense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, small town, friendship, adventure, violent, cowboy, group of criminals, gunfight, desert, betrayal, murder, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, new mexico, california, arizona
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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: stylized, atmospheric, intense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, old west, vengeance, violence, gunslinger, showdown, friendship, revenge, corruption, small town, civil war veteran ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, montana
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Texas Rangers (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly to form a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. With a few veterans of the war, most of the recruits are young men who have little or ...
Style: harsh, serious, exciting, touching, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, american civil war, adventure, civil war, rivalry, rescue, crimes, love triangle, vengeance, violence, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, austin texas, california, canada ...
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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: suspense, stylized, harsh, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, friendship, tough law enforcer, gunfight, murder, justice, law enforcement, trust, sheriff, save the day, partners against crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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100%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, intense, harsh, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, duel, gunfight, female protagonist, gunslinger, vengeance, old west, strong female character, strong female lead, destiny, brutality, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: texas, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
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Style: touching, scenic, epic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: american civil war, native american, self discovery, culture clash, friendship, tribe, courage, native americans, native american white relationships, pride and honor, survival, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: sexy, fairy tale, tense, intense, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, epic, intense ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
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Duration: 126 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
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Style: epic, compassionate, breathtaking, factual, intense ...
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Style: erotic, sexy, bad ending, road movie, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Western
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: stylized, suspense, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
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Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: suspense, factual, entertaining, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
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Time: 1870s, 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
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Style: exciting, inspirational, epic, factual, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, sweet, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sentimental, talky, harsh, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
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True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: stylized, harsh, suspense, exciting, scenic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, intense, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving ...
Style: epic, scenic, emotional, captivating, stylized ...
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All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
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