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, adventure, escapades, heroes, small town, americana and rivalry mostly in Western, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Bordertown: Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987), Alias Smith and Jones (1971), Strange Empire (2014). 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, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: small town, obsession, old west, americana, society, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, couples, small town life, sheriff, post civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, small town, society, parents and children, couple relations, female doctor, interracial relations, female protagonist, american indian, children, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal's revenge, escapades, adventure, chases and races, heroes, americana, buddies, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: old west, pardon, crimes, disorder, escapades, going straight, hidden identity, friends, buddies, wanted, partners, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, couple relations, social relations, old west, small town life, rivalry, adventurer, crimes, adventure, small town, hotel, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, small town life, danger, social relations, old west, survival, rivalry, strong female presence, small town, american history, cowboy and outlaw, power struggle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, adventure, adventurer, crimes, greed, friendship, gold, wilderness, escapades, businessman, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: tough heroes, rivalry, farm, against the odds, ego clash, old west, friends, heroes, lone wolves, americana, ranch, tv show ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: hanging, on the road, old west, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, alienation, bonding, workaholic, introspection ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, usa, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: plague, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, romance, child illness, friendship, small town, small town life, old west, doctors and patients, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, on the run, crimes, escapades, bounty hunter, friendship, partners, danger, old west, chases and races, conspiracy ...
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: serious, captivating, exciting, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, escapades, adventure, mischievous children, hopes, family, youth, best friends, young lovers, society, americana, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi river
⇓ 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, realistic, tense, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, buddies, society, americana, lifestyle, partners, friends, boss and employee, youth, old west, temperamental, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 336
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: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fighting the system, fugitives, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, escapades, obsession, hotel, forgery, against the odds, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, apache, partners, vengeance, gang, crimes, chases and races, track down, adventure, partners against crime, rivalry, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 2K
Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20th Century Fox Television. Ed Ames co-starred as ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, folk hero, native americans, interracial relations, family relations, adventurer, society, americana, tribe, family life, tough heroes, escapades ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 19th century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: partners, small town life, newcomer, law enforcement, right hand man, forensics, college graduate, cowboy, profanity, silly humor, old west, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, escapades, vengeance, secret identity, heroine, justice, vigilantism, vigilante, poetic justice, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.5
 748
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: adoption, old west, friendship, hopes, injustice, parents and children, family relations, adventure, love and romance, rising to stardom, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: West Germany, France, Yugoslavia
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: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, old west, heroes, escapades, chases and races, adventure, danger, apache, quicksand, gunfight, siege ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 606
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: mortician, native americans, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer, traditional versus modern, partners, law enforcement, civil war, sheriff, chases and races, reluctant, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, expedition, firing squad, texas ranger, escapades, adventure, native americans, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, friends, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 173
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: serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, track down, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, old west, chases and races, reenactment, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, apache ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
 624
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: small town, youth, danger, wounded animal, friends, forces of nature, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, animal training, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 1K
Zorro (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA, France, Germany, Italy, Spain
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: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: secret identity, masked vigilante, romance, rebellion, make believe, rebelliousness, master and servant, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: native american, gold, lieutenant, lone wolves, rivalry, treasure hunt, old west, society, americana, gang, false accusation, small town life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ 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, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: desert, social relations, couple relations, deadly, crimes, clergy, small town, old west, death row, small town life, arizona territory, arizona desert ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, exciting, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cowboy, escapades, heroes, fighting crime, disorder, hotshot hero, law enforcement, odd couple, partners, old west, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 4K
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: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, revolution, society, americana, rebellion, law enforcement, state affairs, human spirit, hopes, revisionist western, cowboy, u.s. president
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, epic, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, partners, americana, haunted by the past, old west, cowboy, on the road, unfulfilled love, heroic mission, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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