Movies like The Outlaws

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The Outlaws (1985)
 7.2
 33K
The Outlaws (1985)
Original name: Silverado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail, and learn who their real friends are.
Style: exciting, feel good, realistic, serious, tense, light, intense, talky, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, good versus evil, cowboy, old west, small town, group of criminals, friendship, kidnapping, horse, gunslinger, sheriff, wagon train, adventure, violent, vengeance, crimes, heroes, friends, hopes, buddies, rescue, deadly weapon, corrupt law enforcer, righting the wronged, cavalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california

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Most similar movies to The Outlaws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about cowboy, gunfight, pistol, crimes, violence, revolver and old west mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Outlaws: Open Range (2003), Tombstone (1993), Wyatt Earp (1994), El Dorado (1967), Young Guns (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 61K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, friendship, gunfight, vengeance, horse, small town, murder, cowboy, love and romance, good versus evil, shooting, arrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 113K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, dying, sheriff, murder, cowboy, vengeance, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 41K
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gangsters, friendship, lone wolves, legends and myths, crimes, love and romance, family relations, friends, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 1800s
Place: arizona, texas, alaska, arkansas, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 21K
El Dorado (1967)
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, liquor, vengeance, redemption, friends, alcohol abuse, americana, good versus evil, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.9
 50K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, on the run, small town, vigilantism, cowboy, street shootout, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 55K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, save the day, tough law enforcer, gunfight, law enforcer killer, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: mine, iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, small town, revenge, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, gun duel, prison, female protagonist, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 268K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, heroic mission, old west, race against time, rivalry, dishonesty, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, americana, vengeance, good versus evil, adventure, partners, heroes, society, criminal heroes, brutality, standoff ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 10K
Bronco Billy (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, pregnancy, bribery, americana, presumed dead, false accusation, friendship, cowboy, romance, adventure, couple relations, boss and employee ...
Time: 1930s
Place: idaho, montana, new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, chase, missing person, cowboy, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, buddies, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Return of the Seven (1966)
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, kidnapping, underdog, friendship, missing person, crimes, life is a bitch, adventure, escapades, injustice, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Comancheros (1961)
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, gambler, renegade, texas ranger, chase, vengeance, murder, adventure, chases and races, lone wolves, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 28K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, outlaw, mexican standoff, prison, escape, prostitute, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, latin america, arkansas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, good versus evil, chase, australian, fish out of water, adventure, vengeance, chases and races, lone wolves, fugitives, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 11K
Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: revenge, prostitute, old west, on the run, blonde, small western town, pistol duel, vengeance, friendship, chases and races, escapades, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, oregon, colorado, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Outlaws (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: old west, gang, outlaw, sheriff, horse, chases and races, legends and myths, good versus evil, rebellion, americana, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: justice, hanging, vigilantism, false accusation, brutality, trial, one man army, rancher, ranch, rustler, murder, deadly ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.6
 4K
Bandolero! (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, outlaw, bandit, brother, on the run, criminal heroes, fugitives, danger, tough heroes, rivalry, chase, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 481
Guns of Diablo (1965)
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: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal's revenge, partners, heroes, fighting crime, friendship, rivalry, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, cowboy, gunfight, friendship, chase, robbery, adventure, escape, explosion, thief, dynamite ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, latin america, coney island brooklyn new york city, wyoming, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 8K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, cattle, billy the kid, heroes, dishonesty, elderly, corrupt law enforcer, tough heroes, rivalry, aging, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 9K
Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, old west, colonel, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, investigation, gunfight, revenge, soldier, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.9
 777
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, old west, desert, stagecoach, self discovery, gambling, on the road, society, partners, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The only business in the Wild West town of Jericho that corrupt sheriff Alex Flood doesn't control behind the scenes is the stagecoach owned by tough-willed widow Molly Lang and her right-hand man, Hickman. Former marshal Dolan, recently hired ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, rivalry, righting the wronged, anti heroes, gory, small town life, heroes, good versus evil, society, danger, gang ...
Place: california, boston, texas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, gunfight, murder, vengeance, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: small town, rivalry, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, vengeance, brawl, crooked sheriff, pistol, horse, revolver, mexican ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, criminal heroes, old west, woman in danger, tough heroes, on the run, vengeance, track down, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Crossfire Trail (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rafe Covington is as good as his word, and he's determined to keep his promise to a dying man that he'll look after the man's widow and Wyoming ranch. But the widow doubts the integrity of drifter Covington. And an unscrupulous land ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: righting the wronged, love and romance, adventure, romance, best friends, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, small town life, countryside, love, small town ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, victorian era, 1880s
Place: wyoming, virginia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 6K
Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, heroes, old west, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gunfight, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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