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Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
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Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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 remarkably like his late wife, Mary. In addition to the talented regular Canadian cast of Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, and Eric McCormack, the show also featured the recurring players of Dennis Weaver as legend Buffalo Bill Cody, Diahann Carroll as innkeeper and widow Ida Grayson, Paul Johansson as newspaperman and family member Austin Peale, and Paul Le Mat as Hannah's father and the editor of the local paper.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, obsession, love and romance, couples, escapades, society, americana, small town, small town life, couple relations, sheriff, newlyweds, post civil war
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming

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Most similar movies to Lonesome Dove: The Series

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, rivalry, small town, crimes, heroes, cowboy and escapades mostly in Western, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Lonesome Dove: The Series: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Bordertown (1989), The Virginian (1962), Cimarron Strip (1967), Buffalo Girls (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, serious, realistic, medical drama
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family values, old west, doctors and patients, female doctor, small town, parents and children, american indian, love and romance, society, couple relations, interracial relations, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
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75%
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious
Plot: bounty hunter, social relations, adventure, adventurer, crimes, rivalry, hotel, small town, small town life, couple relations, brothel, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
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71%
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Bordertown (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, texas ranger, love and romance, law enforcement, escapades, partners, society, friends, social relations, wooing, small town life, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Virginian (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: ranch, tough heroes, farm, friends, ego clash, rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, americana, old west, against the odds, television ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 70s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cimarron Strip (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, serious, exciting
Plot: old west, u.s. marshal, conspiracy, corporate crime, hotel, rivalry, rebellion, forgery, obsession, righting the wronged, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, kansas
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48%
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Buffalo Girls (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, sentimental ...
Plot: female gunfighter, old west, adoption, friendship, hopes, family relations, injustice, parents and children, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, love and romance, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, south dakota, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: old west, criminal, disorder, wanted, friends, pardon, escapades, crimes, partners, hidden identity, buddies, going straight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
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42%
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The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, farm, family relations, uncover truth, graphic violence, heroes, lone wolves, parents and children, tough heroes, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: atmospheric, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: desert, couple relations, small town life, old west, crimes, small town, social relations, clergy, prison, death row, arizona desert, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Strange Empire (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: old west, power struggle, small town life, survival, small town, strong female presence, woman, female doctor, racism, woman with a gun, civil war, usa history ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For thirty years, Marshall Matt Dillon fought to preserve the law in Dodge City… now, he's wanted for murder and fighting to clear his name. Three deputies ride up with a warrant for Dillon's arrest, a wealthy mine operator has been ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wanted, tough heroes, rivalry, chase, adventure, law enforcement, dishonesty, escapades, bounty hunter, old west, mistaken identity, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
TV show
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, captivating, realistic, rough
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, track down, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, billy the kid, apache territory, apache indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Sacketts (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin ...
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: card playing, cave, family feud, fight for supremacy, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, partners, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee, santa fe new mexico
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Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
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, realistic, exciting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, apache, american history, social problems, firing squad, texas ranger, survival, expedition, mountain, graphic violence, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gentleman Killer (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a disputed border town, the US Army waits for word from Washington as to the rightful country it belongs, while dealing with a rowdy pack of Mexican soldier/bandits. Into the mix rides seemingly mysterious stranger Anthony Steffan, who looks like ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, small town, rivalry, crimes, heroes, gang, good versus evil, vengeance, old west, mexican border, u.s. mexico border, mexican ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Django Meets Sartana (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town to establish law and order. Mysterious bounty hunter Django ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fistfight, cowboy, graphic violence, old west, small town, tough heroes, crimes, arms dealing, partners, bounty hunter, corrupted ruler, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious, saga ...
Plot: old west, apache indian, apache territory, ranch, family life, family business, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, starting over, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Waco (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners are businessman George Gates, mayor Ned West and his daughter Patricia. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, on the run, going straight, rivalry, clergy, heroes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, gangsters, social relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Ugly Ones (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, cowboy, old west, love triangle, escapades, crimes, fugitives, rivalry, love and romance, manhunt, gang, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, escapades, adventure, rivalry, partners, obsessive quest, buddies, law enforcement, vengeance, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, parents and children, family life, family relations, americana, family, small town, love and romance, small town life, social relations, romance, teachers and students ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Showdown (2009)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, crimes, small town, old west, cowboy, u.s. marshal, murder, moving, lone wolves, small town life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: civil war, family, adventure, old west, gold, wilderness, native american, criminal, small town, attempted murder, survival, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, victorian era, 1830s, 1880s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, sheriff, sex scene, river ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Young Riders (1989)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, boss and employee, old west, americana, teaching the ways of the world, small town, friends, power relations, temperamental, native americans, partners, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, rape and revenge, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, revenge, strong female presence, heroes, rape ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, rivalry, gang, vigilantism, chase, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, old west, bank robbery, civil war, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Quick Draw (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, cowboy, old west, police investigation, partners, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, small town life, satire, woman with a gun ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Long Days of Vengeance (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After three years of hard labor in a prison camp, former Sheriff Ted Barnett escapes. He was framed by three men and wrongly convicted of the murder of his father. Now he looks for vengeance.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, small town, vengeance, haunted by the past, frame up, old west, false accusation, tough heroes, righting the wronged, betrayal, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After witnessing a brutal massacre, the legendary hero Sartana is ready to do some investigating. Almost everyone in the tiny town of Indian Creek seems eager to buy up the property left behind by the murder victims, and one of them could well be ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, investigation, graphic violence, tough heroes, witnessing a crime, crimes, heroes, old west, small town, murder, gunfight, rage ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%