Movies like Tombstone

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Tombstone (1993)
 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 Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, dramatic, entertaining, intense, factual, harsh, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, vengeance, murder, cowboy, sheriff, dying, friendship, historical figure, retirement, crimes, adventure, buddies, against the odds, gang, siblings relations, friends, deadly weapon, legendary, veteran, confrontation, violence, chase, brutality, duel ...
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, harsh and rough films with plots about violence, gunfight, cowboy, horse, vengeance, old west and revenge mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Tombstone: The Shootist (1976), The Outlaws (1985), Open Range (2003), Young Guns (1988), El Dorado (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 20K
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: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, hitman, widow, vengeance, gambling, terminal illness, legends and myths, criminal heroes, self defense, human nature, sniper, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
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: gunfight, good versus evil, old west, small town, cowboy, group of criminals, friendship, adventure, violent, sheriff, horse, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: captivating, serious, emotional, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, friendship, small town, vengeance, gunfight, murder, horse, cowboy, love and romance, redemption, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, friendship, street shootout, vigilantism, adventure, brutality, billy the kid, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, old west, revolver, liquor, friendship, buddies, farm, righting the wronged, settler, ranch, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gunslinger, gambling, friendship, old west, parents and children, vengeance, deputy sheriff, historical figure, sheriff, crimes, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1860s, 1880s
Place: wyoming, arkansas, texas, arizona, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: serious, exciting, tense, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, coming of age, escape, prison, prostitute, outlaw, sheriff, native american, mexican standoff, betrayal, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, new mexico, arkansas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thief, cowboy, pursuit, chase, manhunt, sexual abuse, criminal heroes, old west, fugitives, gang, hostages, one man army ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revenge, prairie, vengeance, old west, duel, rivalry, crimes, gun duel, female protagonist, prison, destiny ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, gang, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, reward, horse, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambler, renegade, texas ranger, rescue, chase, adventure, vengeance, buddies, murder, fugitives, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loss of eyesight, opium, gambling, hitman, vengeance, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, heroes, rivalry, legends and myths, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, small town, small town life, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, criminal heroes, americana, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: justice, brutality, one man army, trial, ranch, rancher, rustler, vigilantism, false accusation, hanging, against the odds, bounty hunter ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, serious, exciting, realistic, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, blonde, small western town, pistol duel, prostitute, on the run, criminal heroes, fugitives, friendship, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: old west, billy the kid, cattle, bounty hunter, tough heroes, rivalry, aging, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, elderly ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, native american, half breed, vengeance, one man army, investigation, old west, repayment, desert, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, tough heroes, good versus evil, crimes, adventure, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, partners against crime, fighting crime, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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, atmospheric, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, friendship, rancher, law enforcement, cowboy, sheriff, trial, best friends, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, mine, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, buddies, old west, injustice, male friendship, adventure, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vengeance, good versus evil, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gore, destiny, aging, sheriff, on the run, old west, crimes, old friends, billy the kid, lawlessness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar shootout, revenge, tough law enforcer, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, friendship, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: 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: stylized, cynical, bleak, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, vengeance, outlaw, gunslinger, dwarf, drifter, mayor, anti-hero, lone wolves, mysterious character, desperation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, twists and turns, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: old west, track down, vigilantism, chases and races, crimes, partners, rivalry, partners against crime, vengeance, renegades, gunfight, cowboy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, based on radio show ...
Plot: vigilantism, adventure, buddies, old west, folk hero, vengeance, lone wolves, daring rescue, tough heroes, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, realistic, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: old west, outlaw, sheriff, horse, gang, good versus evil, americana, folk hero, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, captivating, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, chase, australian, fish out of water, genocide, adventure, on the road, old west, vengeance, anti heroes, fugitives, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, wyoming, pacific ocean, texas, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 32K
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, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, violence, criminal's revenge, revenge, murder, small town, old west, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: judge, outlaw, lawyer, vengeance, hanging, folk hero, obsession, starting over, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.2
 336K
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: bleak, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, regret, redemption, revenge, vengeance, reputation, prostitute, mutilation, small town, one last job, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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