Movies and TV shows like Bordertown 1989

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Bordertown
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bordertown is a television western-drama series that aired from 1989 to 1991. It depicts the town formerly known as Pemmican that was later renamed Bordertown when the western border between the United States and Canada was surveyed in 1880, dividing the town.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: small town life, social relations, old west, small town, friendship, wooing, escapades, law enforcement, love and romance, partners, society, friends, texas ranger, female doctor, u.s. canadian border, u.s. marshal
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, usa
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Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.7
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends
Adventure, Drama
Canada, West Germany
60 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about old west, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, small town and partners mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Bordertown: Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987), Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994), The Valley of Death (1968), Monte Walsh (1970), Lonesome Dove (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there some 12 years ago -- Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, vengeance, heroes, small town, partners, adventure, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Lonesome Dove: The Series
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Lonesome Dove: The Series follows first the romance and later the marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: americana, old west, small town life, obsession, small town, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, society, couples, sheriff, post civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming
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System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
The Valley of Death
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mabel Kingsley arrives at a western town to clear her missing father of the charge that he stole a shipment of government gold. A frontiersman known as "Shatterhand" agrees to guide her in a search for the gold and for major Kingsley. They ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventure, lone wolves, old west, obsessive quest, small town, vigilantism, false accusation, tough heroes, danger, lieutenant, native american, gold ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
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Monte Walsh
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, buddies, old west, lone wolves, small town, friendship, misfit, partners, unfulfillment, friends, human nature, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
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Lonesome Dove
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: epic, realistic, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, gunfight, on the road, buddies, courage, aging, old west, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, mentor, childhood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa, nebraska, wyoming
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System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. Crossing paths with some of the West’s most notorious figures, the three outlaws fight for ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, buddies, family, small town, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Brady Hawkes, Billy Montana, and Jeremiah Hawkes are on a train bound for a huge gambling event when the train is taken over by a gang of vicious killers in search of money. As ransom, the gang takes young Jeremiah hostage. Brady and Billy embark on ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, daring rescue, train, old west, kidnapping, tough heroes, adventure, danger, heroes, bounty hunter, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
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White Fang
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, adventurer, friendship, danger, small town, escapades, rivalry, wilderness, young heroes, survival, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: alaska, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
The Young Riders
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Young Riders was an American Western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: young heroes, friendship, old west, small town, partners, friends, power relations, buddies, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, americana, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Dead Man's Walk
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: rough, serious, epic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, friendship, partners, survival, friends, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, firing squad, texas ranger, tough heroes, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, old west, vengeance, price of justice, chases and races, adventure, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, americana, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Treasure of the Silver Lake
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Colonel Brinkley is a criminal who has been with the map of where the treasure is the Silver Lake. Winnetou and Old Shatterhand come again towards goodness, but along the way will encounter enemy tribes they will face.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, old west, chases and races, escapades, danger, heroes, treasure, quicksand, apache, murder, horse ...
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    User:   47%
 
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The Legend of the Lone Ranger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, awful ...
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Time: 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1860s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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Old Surehand
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Old Surehand and his faithful old friend Old Wabble are on the trail of a cold-blooded killer with the nickname 'The General'. The brother of Old Surehand was murdered by him. On the way Old Surehand and Old Wabble are involved in the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, old west, rivalry, adventure, gang, partners against crime, track down, chases and races, apache, crimes, partners, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
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 310
Winterhawk
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, old west, adventure, crimes, rivalry, hostages, betrayal, opposites attract, rescue, interracial relations, plague ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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The Quick Gun
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, old west, gory, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, battle zone, buddies, farm, fugitives, small town, gang, lone wolves ...
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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The Way West
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, on the road, adventure, old west, escapades, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, native american, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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Gunfight at Yuma
Genre: Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seven Years after his wife's murder and the events that changed his life, Caleb Williams has become a gunfighter known as The Tailor.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: desert, clergy, old west, couple relations, small town, death row, small town life, crimes, deadly, social relations, winchester rifle, prison ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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Lucky Luke
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: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, fighting crime, old west, small town, escapades, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, parody, hotshot hero, street shootout, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
The Night of the Grizzly
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, starting over, against the odds, farm, danger, small town, wilderness, rivalry, social relations, dangerous animal, marshal, bear trap ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: wyoming, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 7.4
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True Grit
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, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, murder, vengeance, revenge, justice, bounty hunter, verbal byplay, odd couple, gunfight, old west, unlikely partners, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For thirty years, Marshall Matt Dillon fought to preserve the law in Dodge City… now, he's wanted for murder and fighting to clear his name. Three deputies ride up with a warrant for Dillon's arrest, a wealthy mine operator has been ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, old west, false accusation, tough heroes, chases and races, adventure, escapades, bounty hunter, americana, frame up, mistaken identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
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Queen of Swords
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Queen of Swords is an action–adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century that ran for one season, from 2000 to 2001. The series premiered October 7, 2000. After filming had been completed on 22 episodes and the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, adventure, vengeance, escapades, heroes, masked vigilante, latinx lead, justice, doctor, soldier, violence, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
Love's Unfolding Dream
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: relationship vs career, small town, old west, fall in love, hopes, romance, love and romance, young lovers, blind ambition, follow your dream, feminism, doctors and patients ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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Sabata
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, lone wolves, small town, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, sawed off shotgun, gambling, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
Yellow Hair and the Fortress of Gold
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Fiery blonde half-breed Yellow Hair and her easygoing sidekick the Pecos Kid are after a fortune in Mayan gold. The courageous duo have run-ins with an army of Mexican soldiers, a gang of dastardly bandits, and a lethal tribe of Aztec warriors while ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, old west, escapades, chases and races, danger, heroes, partners, gunfight, amazon tribe, martial arts, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Django Meets Sartana
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town to establish law and order. Mysterious bounty hunter Django ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gang, partners against crime, small town, old west, crimes, dishonesty, partners, bounty hunter, arms dealing, good versus evil, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 

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The Mountain Men
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, moon, fugitives, wilderness, obsessive quest, mountain man, on the run, rescue, survival, frontier justice, frontier ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
Strange Empire
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1869 Alberta-Montana border country, “Strange Empire” is a Western whose heroes are women. With most of their men gone, and those who remain battling for control, the women struggle to survive, to find their independence, and to build a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: survival, small town life, old west, heroes, small town, danger, rivalry, social relations, cowboy and outlaw, power struggle, american history, female doctor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
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