Movies like Tombstone

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Tombstone (1993)
 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 Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual, intense, tense, cult film, dramatic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, sheriff, vengeance, cowboy, dying, murder, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw, street shootout, friendship, tuberculosis, gunfighter, organized crime, adventure, legendary, friends, veteran, buddies, siblings relations, deadly weapon, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california

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Most similar movies to Tombstone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films with plots about violence, old west, horse, gunfight, cowboy, vengeance and rivalry mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Tombstone: Open Range (2003), Wyatt Earp (1994), The Shootist (1976), Young Guns (1988), The Outlaws (1985). 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 7.7
 21K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, against the odds, life is a bitch, danger, human nature, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
79%
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 7.2
 36K
The Outlaws (1985)
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 ...
Style: feel good, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, horse, gunslinger, sheriff, wagon train ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, old west, criminal heroes, tough heroes, crimes, track down, on the run, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, small town, gunslinger, outlaw, anti-hero, tough heroes, rivalry, mysterious character, lone wolves, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
69%
 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 ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gunfight, vengeance, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, legends and myths, old west, unfulfillment, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, track down, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, murder, gunfight, cowboy, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 2K
Dawn Rider (2012)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping story of vengeance and passion set in the American West. When the father of gunslinger John Mason (Slater) is shot to death by masked bandits, Mason sets out with guns blazing to track down those who killed him. During his quest, he finds ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: old west, vengeance, gang, crimes, righting the wronged, heroes, love and romance, tough heroes, chase, horse, father son relationship, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, western town, revenge, vengeance, chase, rivalry, friendship, vigilantism, buddies, chases and races, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
60%
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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 ⇓
60%
 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 ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
59%
 6.7
 35K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, small town, murder, revenge, old west, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, depression, gang, sheriff, rivalry, crime, vengeance, crimes, tragic hero, old west, downfall ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: 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 ⇓
57%
 6.9
 7K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, crimes, old west, investigation, rivalry, family in danger, friends, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, mysterious character, vengeance, gunfight, duel, tragic hero, harmonica, villain, warrior, funeral, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
55%
 8.0
 666K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, native american, grizzly bear, bear attack, native americans, betrayal, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Valentine Casey is a Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900's. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past. He and his partner, U.S. Christmas, journey through the ...
Style: rough, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: desert, outlaw, gang, haunted by the past, old west, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, small town, law enforcement, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%