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.
 8.8
Lonesome Dove: The Series
Western
Canada, USA
42 min.
 7.5
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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, small town, escapades, friendship, partners and adventure mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Bordertown: Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987), Monte Walsh (1970), Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994), The Valley of Death (1968), 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, 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
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
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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, bleak, realistic, 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
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System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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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, exciting, realistic
Plot: americana, small town life, old west, small town, obsession, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, society, couples, post civil war, newlyweds ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, adventure, obsessive quest, old west, vigilantism, small town, false accusation, tough heroes, danger, lieutenant, gold, native american ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
 8.8
 17K
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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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, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: young heroes, friendship, old west, partners, small town, friends, power relations, buddies, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, americana, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
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    User:   55%
 
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: captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, family, buddies, 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:   66%
    User:   62%
 
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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: serious, rough, epic, suspenseful, realistic ...
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 ...
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System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
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
Plot: unlikely partners, treasure hunt, 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 ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
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, old west, train, kidnapping, tough heroes, adventure, danger, heroes, bounty hunter, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
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, rough, realistic, 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:   54%
    User:   57%
 
The Legend of the Lone Ranger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, UK
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: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, awful ...
Plot: adventure, vengeance, justice, violence, buddies, murder, folk hero, old west, alter ego, revenge, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
Love's Unfolding Dream
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
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, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: relationship vs career, fall in love, old west, small town, hopes, romance, love and romance, young lovers, blind ambition, follow your dream, feminism, doctors and patients ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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White Fang
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, adventurer, friendship, danger, small town, escapades, wilderness, rivalry, young heroes, survival, treasure hunt, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: alaska, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 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, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, hotel, old west, fugitives, train, gang, small town, unlikely partners, aging, on the run, outlaw, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, old west, bank, battle zone, bounty hunter, buddies, farm, fugitives, small town, gang, lone wolves ...
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
The Man from Button Willow
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In 1869, Justin Eagle lives on his ranch called "The Eagle's Nest" near the town of Button Willow, California. In addition to being a rancher, Juston is a trouble-shooter for the U. S. Government which calls for him to act as an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, heroic mission, old west, kidnapping, working undercover, small town, crimes, family, danger, undercover, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, pacific ocean, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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El Dorado
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, friendship, redemption, gunfight, chase, buddies, violence, old west, farm, righting the wronged, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, california, mexico
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
They Call Me Trinity
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, small town, anti heroes, drifter, old west, gunfight, siblings relations, violence, mentor, heroes, identity theft, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, texas, tokyo, canada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 6.4
 202K
The Lone Ranger
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, native americans, chase, vengeance, greed, corruption, horse, storytelling, misfit partners, betrayal, old west, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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, touching, realistic
Plot: survival, small town life, old west, heroes, small town, danger, rivalry, social relations, power struggle, american history, cowboy and outlaw, female doctor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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Guns of Diablo
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, small town, good versus evil, crimes, adventure, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, partners against crime, fighting crime, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Return of the Seven
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, vengeance, kidnapping, buddies, desert, injustice, old west, village, righting the wronged, adventure, tough heroes, dialogue ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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, chases and races, old west, escapades, danger, heroes, treasure, apache, quicksand, treasure map, lake ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
The Comancheros
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, serious, rough, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, adventure, murder, gunfight, desert, small town, buddies, indians, civil war, runaway, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, new orleans, usa ...
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
September Dawn
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: religions or cults, americana, old west, romance, deadly, small town, society, young lovers, leadership, forbidden love, love affair, small town life ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: usa, utah, arkansas, salt lake city utah
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Return to Lonesome Dove
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: captivating, serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, buddies, on the road, old west, obsessive quest, americana, escapades, romance, partners, tragic love, texas ranger, severed head ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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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.
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Plot: clergy, desert, couple relations, old west, small town, death row, small town life, crimes, deadly, social relations, arizona territory, winchester rifle ...
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