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

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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, adventure, escapades, 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), Alias Smith and Jones (1971), Klondike (2014), The Virginian (1962). 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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: small town, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, society, obsession, couples, small town life, old west, americana, newlyweds, 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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, heroes, adventure, chases and races, escapades, americana, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: going straight, buddies, disorder, partners, old west, pardon, friends, hidden identity, wanted, crimes, escapades, outlaw
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6K
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, tense, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, gold rush, friendship, crimes, greed, gold, murder, intrigue, danger, businessman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: farm, old west, tough heroes, friends, ego clash, against the odds, heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, americana, ranch, comanche indian
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, adventurer, small town life, adventure, crimes, couple relations, hotel, small town, social relations, rivalry, mayor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, touching, realistic
Plot: small town, danger, heroes, small town life, rivalry, social relations, old west, survival, power struggle, american history, cowboy and outlaw, racism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.7
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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: realistic, epic, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, cattle drive, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, old west, adventure, widow widower, bonding, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, wyoming, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: masked vigilante, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, adventure, heroes, latinx lead, justice, poetic justice, fencing, tyrant, indian burial ground ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, hopes, small town, small town life, love affair, old west, plague, friends, power relations, social relations, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, crimes, friendship, danger, old west, bounty hunter, friends, partners, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, youth, best friends, young lovers, adventure, hopes, escapades, mischievous children, young heroes, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, partners, heroes, temperamental, power relations, friends, buddies, youth, small town, young heroes, native americans, boss and employee ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: cowboy, police investigation, social relations, small town life, newcomer, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, disorder, old west, incompetent police, right hand man ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, 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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: old west, apache, partners, track down, rivalry, partners against crime, adventure, chases and races, crimes, gang, vengeance, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 297
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: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: against the odds, righting the wronged, americana, rebellion, dishonesty, fighting the system, heroes, obsession, hotel, rivalry, forgery, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 721
Buffalo Girls (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Wild. Untamed. Legendary. In this made-for-tv movie, Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: adoption, friendship, old west, injustice, family relations, hopes, parents and children, rising to stardom, adventure, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cowboy, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime, parody, small town, rivalry, old west, heroes, disorder, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, heroes, danger, chases and races, escapades, adventure, old west, apache, quicksand, horse, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, captivating, rough, serious
Plot: chases and races, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal heroes, heroes, track down, law enforcement, bounty hunter, old west, reenactment, arizona territory, billy the kid ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: partners against crime, unlikely partners, mortician, law enforcement, reluctant, partners, investigation, old west, civil war, tough law enforcer, native americans, crime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, teaching the ways of the world, animal training, forces of nature, young heroes, escapades, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, treasure hunt, danger, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, lieutenant, gold, heroes, dishonesty, small town life, danger, crimes, chases and races, adventure, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: rough, touching, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: expedition, survival, texas ranger, firing squad, old west, cowboy, friends, danger, partners, heroes, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: secret identity, masked vigilante, rivalry, danger, heroes, folk hero, battles, make believe, rebelliousness, rebellion, romance, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: desert, crimes, couple relations, old west, social relations, small town, clergy, death row, small town life, deadly, prison, arizona territory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, amazon tribe, martial arts, adventure, chases and races, treasure hunt, heroes, partners, old west, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ 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: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: writer's life, small town, hidden identity, righting the wronged, womanizer, old west, rivalry, partners, heroes, anti heroes, adventure, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 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: hopes, state affairs, americana, rebellion, revolution, society, human spirit, law enforcement, texas ranger, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sentimental, epic, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, haunted by the past, heroes, buddies, partners, obsessive quest, americana, on the road, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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