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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, unusual plot structure, funny, sexy, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: old west, kidnapping, dentist, horse, stagecoach, covered wagon, cowgirl, native american, crimes, heist, on the road, heroes, pardon, partners, impossible love, anti hero, escapades, criminal heroes, disorder, rivalry, undercover, anti heroes, goofy hero, silly humor, gunfight ...
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, parody, realistic and exciting films with plots about heroes, gunfight, rivalry, old west, crimes, chase and cowboy mostly in Western, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Shakiest Gun in the West: The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), Wagons East (1994), Shanghai Noon (2000), Lucky Luke (2009), The Villain (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: vigilantism, old west, heroes, adventure, crimes, friends, secret identity, buddies, folk hero, daring rescue, assassination, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
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95%
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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, tough heroes, escapades, danger, satire, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
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Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: princess, martial arts, rescue, cowboy, adventure, chinese, old west, danger, society, save the day, partners, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 4K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, old west, crimes, adventure, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement, escapades, small town, heroes, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, explosion, glue, train, robbery, adventure, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, goofy hero, partners, orphan, rivalry, going straight, heroes, crimes, disorder, bank ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 224K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, texas ranger, adventure, cowboy, indians, good versus evil, escapades, escape, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspense, parody
Plot: beauty, female gunfighter, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, family relations, heist, siblings relations, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, debt, strong female character, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi river, mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
Style: parody, absurd, satirical, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: native americans, train robbery, old west, gang, gunfight, heist, bank robbery, outlaw gang, criminal, apache, betrayal, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, chase, gang, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, love and romance, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, gangsters, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, splatter ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, child in peril, bank, rich and poor, family, disney, adventure, gang, danger, mischievous children, on the run, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, mute or deaf, heist, adventure, friends, crimes, cowboy, hostages, unlikely partners, folk hero, hostage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, arizona, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 32K
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, native american, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, bounty hunter, sheriff, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican standoff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Great Race (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. ...
Style: epic, feel good, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, mechanic, adventure, on the road, heroes, revolution, feminism, destiny, escapades, goofy hero, cons and scams, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1920s
Place: new york, paris france, alaska, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, texas ranger, renegade, gambler, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, friends, escapades, partners, buddies, heroes, rivalry, crimes, gang, mistaken identity, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, adventure, desert, old west, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
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Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, reluctant partners, escapades, mad scientist, heroes, partners against crime, law enforcement, heroic mission, weapon system, vengeance, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, heroes, adventure, gender, hidden identity, twins, folk hero, escapades, secret identity, dishonesty, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, duel, profanity, small town, farm, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, newcomer, notoriety, drugs/alcohol, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, hitman, gangsters, chase, chases and races, deadly, golden years, gang, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: old west, love triangle, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, buddies, chases and races, escapades, friends, native american, interrupted wedding, bullfighting ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, mayor, western town, anti hero, anti heroes, gold, americana, prison, righting the wronged, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, parody
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: old west, gold rush, prizefight, orphan, heroes, danger, partners, adventure, escapades, dishonesty, adventurer, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: boston, california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 970
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, old west, pregnancy, heroes, prostitute, stagecoach, americana, heist, country, on the road, gambling, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 238
No Sweat (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two incompetent Western outlaws engineer several failed crimes, including a botched stagecoach holdup. Fred Williamson, a tough-guy perennial in blaxploitation movies, does a rare comedy turn as a blundering patsy to Richard Pryor's slick con ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: street shootout, cowboy, buddies, heroes, injustice, disorder, friends, cons and scams, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 70K
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, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, village, heroes, rescue, actor, fish out of water, friendship, dishonesty, crimes, danger, disorder, gang ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 71
Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: tense, captivating, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, danger, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, arrest, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%