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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun smugglers. She tricks Haywood into a sham marriage as a disguise. Haywood inadvertently becomes the legendary "Doc the Haywood" after he guns down "Arnold the Kid".
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, parody, suspense, sexy, unusual plot structure, funny, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: old west, kidnapping, dentist, horse, native american, stagecoach, heist, heroes, crimes, undercover, on the road, escapades, impossible love, rivalry, partners, disorder, silly humor, pardon, criminal heroes, goofy hero, gunfight, cowgirl, farce, betrayal, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, old west, heroes, crimes, gunfight, gang and cowboy mostly in Western, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Shakiest Gun in the West: Texas Across the River (1966), The Villain (1979), 4 for Texas (1963), Wagons East (1994), Lightning Jack (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Texas Across the River (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sam Hollis and his Indian ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: old west, friends, rivalry, love and romance, escapades, heroes, buddies, love triangle, native american, cowboy, fistfight, oil ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, austin texas
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The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, cowboy, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, disorder, robbery, adventure, train, partners, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, going straight, goofy hero, partners, crimes, orphan, rivalry, heroes, friends, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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4 for Texas (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, elderly, crimes, criminal heroes, partners, heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, gang, americana, unlikely partners, escapades, tough heroes, satire, gunfight, native american ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: california
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81%
Lightning Jack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, heist, adventure, mute or deaf, crimes, friends, cowboy, hostage, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Carry on Cowboy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to ...
Style: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: old west, murder, mistaken identity, vengeance, partners, buddies, escapades, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gang, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, splatter ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, bank, child in peril, rich and poor, family, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, lone wolves, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: gunfight, old west, mayor, escapades, goofy hero, heroes, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, gang, rescue, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Lucky Luke (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lucky Luke becomes the Sheriff of Daisy Town and runs out all the criminals. Then the Dalton brothers arrive and try to get the Indians to break the peace treaty and attack the town.
Style: semi serious, parody, humorous, offbeat, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: disorder, old west, small town, lone wolves, heroes, partners, gang, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, arrest, gunfight, horse, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Big Money Rustlas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Insane Clown Posse heads back to the Wild West in this prequel to BIG MONEY HUSTLAS. Nothing happens in the dusty town of Mud Bug without the approval of gambling magnate Big Baby Chips (Violent J), and the locals turn and run when his henchmen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, small town, gunfight, social relations, silly humor, gangsters, heroes, rivalry, crimes, small town life, uninhibited rivalry, hip hop ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s, 1880s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: old west, gambler, saloon girl, con artists, on the road, fall in love, cons and scams, gambling, friends, disorder, adventure, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lucky Luke (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, rivalry, crimes, adventure, old west, hotshot hero, escapades, law enforcement, small town, disorder, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drifter, farce, heroes, bar fight, small town, cowboy, brother, gunslinger, sheriff, mormon, identity theft, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, arizona, california, texas, tokyo ...
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Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, heroes, village, rescue, fish out of water, friendship, buddies, dishonesty, gang, crimes, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, small town, interracial relations, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, convict, nothing goes right, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Boss Nigger (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, soldier, bounty hunter, criminal, hitman, friends, tough heroes, kidnapping, vengeance, old west, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
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Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Joe and Averell are the eldest and youngest of the four Dalton brothers, the worst outlaws in Wild West history...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, criminal heroes, goofy hero, disorder, siblings relations, escapades, gang, old west, obsessive quest, cowboy, bank robber, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of phony church leaders attempts to rob a bank controlled by brothers in 1880's Texas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, parody, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, disorder, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, special agents, on the run, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, crime gone awry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is captured by McKaye's gang and finds out that McKaye is no ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, criminal, tough heroes, fight for supremacy, social relations, friends, rivalry, aging, golden years, crimes, fugitives, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, mexico
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The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Classic comedic western, Captain Oren Hayes of the Texas Rangers takes a break to visit his daughter in a neighboring town. When he arrives he find's his daughter Hannah's husband Jeff is running for Mayor against a corrupt town boss, Nard ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, aging, texas ranger, righting the wronged, tough heroes, friends, journalism, golden years, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sam Whiskey (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ship and secretly bring them back to the mint before ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: heroes, heist, romance, rivalry, fugitives, adventurer, dishonesty, escapades, partners, criminal heroes, crimes, treasure hunt ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Frenchie King (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, parody, suspense
Plot: beauty, female gunfighter, girl fight, gang, rivalry, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, family relations, heroic mission, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, heist, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, old west, friends, hotshot hero, crimes, buddies, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: gang, small town, gangsters, love and romance, dark humor, hanging, marriage, cowboy, trust, criminal, chase, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: latin america, mexico, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One More Train to Rob (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harker Flet and compatriots Timothy X. Nolan and Katy, along with three other men, steal $40,000 in money and jewelry from a California train in the gold-mining country of the 1880's. The six split up and while they are hiding out awaiting the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: frame up, old west, train robbery, righting the wronged, corrupt officer, heist, cons and scams, small town life, train, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%