Movies like Young Guns

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Young Guns (1988)
 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, exciting, realistic, intense, bloody, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, cowboy, on the run, vigilantism, small town, street shootout, sheriff, outlaw, billy the kid, adventure, brutality, courage, corruption, ranch, crimes, friends, society, dishonesty, native americans, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, nebraska, arizona, texas, california

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Most similar movies to Young Guns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, harsh and exciting films with plots about gunfight, cowboy, revenge, vengeance, revolver, cowboy hat and outlaw mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Young Guns: Tombstone (1993), The Outlaws (1985), The Quick and the Dead (1995), Return of the Seven (1966), The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, native american, sheriff, mexican standoff, prison, prostitute, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, arkansas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, dying, sheriff, murder, cowboy, old west, vengeance, friendship, gang, buddies, siblings relations, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: exciting, realistic, feel good, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, good versus evil, old west, cowboy, small town, group of criminals, friendship, kidnapping, gunslinger, wagon train, sheriff, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, small town, revenge, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, female protagonist, gun duel, prison, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, kidnapping, friends, injustice, heroes, buddies, partners, missing person, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, based on radio show ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, adventure, folk hero, buddies, heroes, against the odds, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, lone wolves, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: stylized, captivating, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, horse, friendship, gunfight, vengeance, small town, murder, cowboy, love and romance, good versus evil, shooting, dog ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, serious, rough, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: old west, gang, outlaw, horse, sheriff, heroes, dishonesty, folk hero, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, rebellion, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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, realistic, exciting, serious, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: revenge, prostitute, on the run, old west, pistol duel, small western town, blonde, vengeance, friendship, track down, lone wolves, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 22K
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: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, coffin, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, escapades, lone wolves, killing off one by one, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, cattle, billy the kid, dishonesty, heroes, corrupt law enforcer, crimes, tough heroes, rivalry, elderly, aging ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, native american, half breed, vengeance, friendship, tough heroes, family in danger, family problems, friends, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, mexican, dynamite, adventure, cons and scams, crimes, escapades, rivalry, buddies, partners, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, legends and myths, unfulfillment, old west, gunfight, gambling, loss of eyesight, opium ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 71K
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 145 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, chase, friendship, one last job, heist, mercenary, loss of friend, bounty hunter, righteous rage, honor ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 15K
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: realistic, rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, pistol, mexican, gunfighter, cowboy, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, chases and races, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, violence, gold, ranch, adventure, vengeance, chases and races, criminal heroes, cons and scams, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, hitman, revenge, gambling, kidnapping, investigation, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, family relations, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.4
 207K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, survivor, vengeance, native american, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, adventure, danger, fighting crime, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, heroic mission, gang, old west, race against time, dishonesty, rivalry, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 1K
Barbarosa (1982)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, outlaw, friendship, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, friends, chases and races, buddies, partners, old west, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, vengeance, murder, revenge, cowboy, loss of son, massacre, chief, war crime, horse, arson ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, massacre, gold, drifter, horse, sheriff, gang war, old west, vengeance, greed, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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
Plot: hitman, small town, righting the wronged, countryside, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, small town life, danger, best friends, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: friendship, chase, missing person, cowboy, fish out of water, odd couple, buddies, disorder, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hills Run Red (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hidden identity, hitman, dishonesty, crime gone awry, danger, crimes, chases and races, american civil war, rivalry, criminal heroes, dynamite ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: harsh, suspense, intense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: revenge, dark hero, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, outlaw, deception, criminal, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: bleak, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, old west, dwarf, drifter, mayor, gunslinger, outlaw, rivalry, tough heroes, mysterious character, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 645
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, crimes, social relations, one man army, vigilantism, heist, tough heroes, righting the wronged, fighting crime, dishonesty, heroes, small town life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 31K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: 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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, pardon, small town, marshal, widow, judge, lynching, vengeance, vigilantism, death penalty, lone wolves, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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