Movies like Young Guns

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Young Guns (1988)
 6.9
 57K
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, realistic, cult film, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, anti hero, anti heroes, on the run, vigilantism, small town, street shootout, criminal, bounty hunter, sheriff, billy the kid, outlaw, ranch, adventure, brutality, corruption, crimes, friends, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, nebraska, mexico, texas, california

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Most similar movies to Young Guns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and harsh films with plots about gun, gunfight, cowboy, vengeance, horse, violence and crimes mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Young Guns: Tombstone (1993), The Magnificent Seven (2016), The Outlaws (1985), Big Kill (2019), American Outlaws (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 34K
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: native american, old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prison, escape, criminal, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 134K
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, vengeance, cowboy, gunfight, sheriff, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: dark hero, battlefield, revenge, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, criminal, deception, duel ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: sacramento california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 40K
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, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, gunslinger, western town, saloon ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.3
 1K
Big Kill (2019)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A tenderfoot from Philadelphia, two misfit gamblers on the run, and a deadly preacher have a date with destiny in a boom town gone bust called Big Kill.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, murder, cowboy, escapades, danger, deadly, lone wolves, heroes, partners, rivalry, social problems, battles ...
⇓ 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: exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battle, battles, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: missouri, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, cons and scams, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, village, old west, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, partners, good versus evil, buddies, life is a bitch, escapades, underdog ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, anti hero, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, sonora, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, old west, small town, gunfight, prairie, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, female protagonist, gun duel, prison ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: yuma arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, crimes, heroes, chases and races, escapades, rescue, partners, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, sonora, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 12K
Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, prostitute, on the run, fast draw, pistol duel, blonde, small western town, revenge, friendship, criminal heroes, chases and races, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: texas, usa, oregon, colorado, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 26K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, orchestral, sexual content, strong violent content, serial murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 297K
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: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, race against time, righting the wronged, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, sonora, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 7K
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, heroes, old west, gunfight, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 81K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, mercenary, loss of friend, one last job ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: vigilantism, old west, heroes, adventure, crimes, friendship, secret identity, buddies, folk hero, daring rescue, assassination, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, card playing, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, rivalry, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chase, on the run, heist, river battle, murder, violence spree, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 17K
Joe Kidd (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, bounty hunter, steam train, gunfighter, cowboy, chase, gangsters, destiny, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 8K
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, old west, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, family in danger, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: adventure, best friends, love and romance, romance, righting the wronged, small town life, countryside, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, love, small town ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, victorian era, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.8
 807
Blind Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, betrayal, fighting crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, soldier, on the run, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, one man army, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 60K
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, rough, atmospheric, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, save the day, gunfight, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, united states, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, adventure, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, vengeance, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, duel, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, gunfight, sidekick, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, usa, el paso texas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, fish out of water, odd couple, disorder, crimes, rivalry, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, heist, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, disorder, tough heroes, vigilantism, deadly, on the run, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%