Movies like The Outlaws

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The Outlaws (1985)
 7.2
 36K
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, horse, gunslinger, sheriff, wagon train, western town, saloon, adventure, violent, crimes, heroes, friends, hopes, buddies, rescue, corrupt law enforcer, deadly weapon, righting the wronged ...
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 gunfight, pistol, cowboy, showdown, violence, rivalry and revolver mostly in Western, Drama and Action 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.
 7.4
 64K
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: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 120K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, 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: old west, gunfight, sheriff, vengeance, dying, murder, cowboy, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 44K
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, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, gunslinger, vengeance, gangsters, friendship, love and romance, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, quarantine, old west, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s, 1860s
Place: arizona, alaska, wyoming, arkansas, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.6
 23K
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, sheriff, revolver, vengeance, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, good versus evil, farm, americana, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.9
 52K
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: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, vigilantism, on the run, small town, street shootout, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 57K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, partners against crime, save the day, terrorizing, tough law enforcer, gunfight, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, iowa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.7
 279K
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: gunfight, old west, heroic mission, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, morality, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ 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, bribery, friendship, false accusation, pregnancy, presumed dead, americana, cowboy, romance, adventure, opposites attract, workplace ...
Time: 1930s
Place: montana, idaho, new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, revenge, small town, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, prison, female protagonist, gun duel, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mexico, tucson arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, rivalry, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, latin america, cuba, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, adventure, partners, americana, rescue, vengeance, good versus evil, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, realistic, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, australian, fish out of water, vengeance, old west, vigilantism, crimes, against the odds, dishonesty, partners, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.4
 958
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, gang, adventure, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, vengeance, dishonesty, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, kidnapping, underdog, friendship, injustice, society, old west, friends, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, deal, cons and scams, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, renegade, gambler, texas ranger, chase, murder, adventure, rivalry, gambling, gang, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 30K
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, serious, exciting, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, native american, sheriff, outlaw, prostitute, prison, mexican standoff ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1950s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, folk hero, on the run, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: exciting, intense, entertaining, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battle, secret, street shootout, horse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, ranch, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, caper, jail, cowboy, violence, old west ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 297K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, adventure, cowboy, track down, gunfight, bounty hunter, partners, revenge, vengeance, tough heroes, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1800s, 1900s, 1870s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 50K
Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mine, gunslinger, small town, violence, drifter, gold, horse, marshal, showdown, preacher, anti heroes, civil war ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 5K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: justice, hanging, false accusation, vigilantism, brutality, rancher, rustler, one man army, trial, murder, ranch, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.9
 9K
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, cons and scams, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, billy the kid, adventure, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 524
Guns of Diablo (1964)
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, showdown, lovers reunited, good versus evil, partners, friendship, love and romance, adventure, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, outlaw, bandit, brother, americana, tough heroes, siblings relations, unlikely partners, on the run, bishop, rescue, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 33K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, small town, pardon, widow, marshal, lynching, judge, vigilantism, death penalty, lone wolves, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 358K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, revenge, vengeance, redemption, regret, gunfight, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 905
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, desert, pregnancy, old west, stagecoach, escapades, partners, self discovery, heist, country, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, heroes, anti heroes, danger, righting the wronged, gory, small town life, society, gang, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, california, boston, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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