Movies and TV shows like Bordertown 1989

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Bordertown (1989)
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Bordertown (1989)
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, old west, social relations, texas ranger, friendship, small town, wooing, escapades, law enforcement, love and romance, partners, society, friends, female doctor, u.s. marshal, u.s. canadian border
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, 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: Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994), Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987), Klondike (2014), The Virginian (1962), Alias Smith and Jones (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, old west, vengeance, heroes, small town, adventure, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, americana, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 5K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, gold rush, adventurer, small town, wilderness, escapades, intrigue, survival, friendship, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late wife, Hannah, Newt Call returns to town to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, adventurer, hotel, adventure, old west, couple relations, small town, small town life, crimes, rivalry, social relations, mayor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Virginian (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, americana, old west, ranch, farm, tough heroes, heroes, ego clash, against the odds, rivalry, friends, comanche indian
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alias Smith and Jones is an American Western series that originally aired on ABC from 1971 to 1973. It stars Pete Duel as Hannibal Heyes and Ben Murphy as Jedediah "Kid" Curry, a pair of cousin outlaws trying to reform. The governor offers ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, going straight, old west, outlaw, crimes, partners, friends, hidden identity, escapades, disorder, pardon, wanted
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Strange Empire (2014)
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, cowboy and outlaw, power struggle, american history, small town, heroes, danger, rivalry, social relations, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.7
 18K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
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, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: on the road, old west, cattle drive, texas ranger, friendship, adventure, obsessive quest, hanging, buddies, aging, gunfight, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, nebraska, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Queen of Swords (2000)
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: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, latinx lead, escapades, heroes, secret identity, heroine, vigilante, sword duel, masked hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
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Cimarron Strip (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cimarron Strip is an American Western television series that aired on CBS from September 1967 to March 1968. Starring Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim Crown, the series was produced by the creators of Gunsmoke. Reruns of the original show were aired in ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, fighting the system, hotel, u.s. marshal, forgery, couple relations, americana, society, fugitives, obsession, against the odds, corporate crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Young Riders (1989)
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: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, young heroes, 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 ⇓
48%
Love Takes Wing (2009)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Belinda Simpson is now a doctor in a small Missouri town where an unknown plague is spreading fear and resentment amoung the townspeople. One local resident thinks the illness was spread from the town orphanage and wants to see it shut down. Belinda ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, old west, love affair, small town life, small town, romance, hopes, love and romance, social relations, feminism, friendship, optimism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 1K
Old Surehand (1965)
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: old west, apache, vengeance, rivalry, horse, gang, adventure, partners against crime, track down, chases and races, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)
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: serious, exciting, realistic, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, unlikely partners, old west, escapades, partners, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, on the run, friendship, chases and races, friends, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 1K
Quick Draw (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Quick Draw is a comedy television series created by Nancy Hower and John Lehr for Hulu. Lehr stars and Hower directs this entirely improvised half hour comedy. The show follows Harvard graduate John Henry Hoyle who becomes the sheriff of Great Bend, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, old west, fighting crime, police investigation, small town, law enforcement, partners, small town life, crimes, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.2
 598
Peacemakers (2003)
Genre: Western, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Peacemakers is an American crime fiction television series about forensic science in the Old West. It was filmed in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The series premiered July 30, 2003, on the USA Network. The show was cancelled after one ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, crime, old west, tough law enforcer, small town, u.s. marshal, investigation, law enforcement, partners, unlikely partners, chases and races, workplace ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
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, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: small town, adventure, best friends, buddies, family, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)
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, treasure, adventure, old west, chases and races, quicksand, apache, escapades, danger, heroes, murder, justice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.7
 167
Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Story: American Heroes Channel's new series Gunslingers reveals the infamous tales of survival and courage from the Wild West. Exposing little-known facts about America’s first villains and heroes, the six-part series features the stories of Wyatt ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: crimes, heroes, reenactment, old west, law enforcement, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, tough law enforcer, track down, chases and races, gun, arizona territory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 1K
Zorro (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Zorro, also known as The New Zorro, New World Zorro, and Zorro 1990, is an American action-adventure drama series featuring Duncan Regehr as the character of Zorro. Regehr portrayed the fearless Latino hero and fencer on The Family Channel from 1990 ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, secret identity, folk hero, adventure, romance, rebelliousness, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, master and servant, battles, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 570
White Fang (1973)
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: small town, adventurer, adventure, friendship, danger, escapades, rivalry, wilderness, young heroes, survival, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
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: serious, epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firing squad, texas ranger, survival, expedition, buddies, old west, friendship, partners, adventure, friends, uninhibited rivalry, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 3K
Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: americana, law enforcement, texas ranger, human spirit, revolution, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Gunfight at Yuma (2012)
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, small town, old west, couple relations, death row, small town life, crimes, deadly, social relations, arizona territory, prison ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 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: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: street shootout, cowboy, fighting crime, adventure, old west, escapades, small town, superhero, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, parody ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Valley of Death (1968)
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: native american, gold, lieutenant, adventure, lone wolves, obsessive quest, old west, officer, settler, frontier, small town, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Yellow Hair and the Fortress of Gold (1984)
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amazon tribe, gunfight, martial arts, adventure, treasure hunt, old west, escapades, chases and races, danger, heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, severed head, texas ranger, on the road, buddies, old west, obsessive quest, mexican standoff, americana, escapades, partners, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 245
Legend (1995)
Genre: Western, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Legend is a science fiction Western television show that ran on UPN from April 18, 1995 until August 22, 1995, with one final re-airing of the pilot on July 3, 1996. It was Richard Dean Anderson's first major role after the successful MacGyver ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, futuristic
Plot: adventure, anti heroes, righting the wronged, old west, heroes, small town, partners, hidden identity, womanizer, writer's life, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, epic, tense ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsessive quest, danger, friendship, old west, partners against crime, texas ranger, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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