Movies like Young Guns II

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Young Guns II (1990)
 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 race to safety in Old Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, surprise ending, entertaining, factual, harsh, suspense, stylized
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, on the run, coming of age, prison, native american, prostitute, sheriff, escape, mexican standoff, outlaw, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, gang, heroes, friends, partners, captivity, fugitives, vigilantism, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1950s, 1870s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa, arkansas, arizona, las vegas ...

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Most similar movies to Young Guns II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about gunfight, cowboy, vengeance, outlaw, crimes, revolver and rivalry mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Young Guns II: Return of the Seven (1966), The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), American Outlaws (2001), Blind Justice (1994), Tombstone (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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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: old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, on the run, small town, vigilantism, cowboy, street shootout, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, vengeance, kidnapping, underdog, friendship, missing person, crimes, life is a bitch, adventure, escapades, injustice, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, based on radio show ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, adventure, buddies, folk hero, against the odds, old west, gang, crimes, lone wolves, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rough, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: old west, gang, outlaw, sheriff, horse, chases and races, legends and myths, good versus evil, rebellion, americana, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, heist, betrayal, crimes, fighting crime, criminal heroes, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, on the run, vengeance, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, dying, sheriff, murder, cowboy, vengeance, crimes, gang, against the odds, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, coffin, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, tough heroes, chaos, old west, rivalry, killing off one by one, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, bounty hunter, tough heroes, vengeance, on the run, vigilantism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, bounty hunter, mexican, pistol, cowboy, gunfighter, vengeance, chase, gangsters, destiny, leadership, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, dynamite, mexican, cons and scams, righting the wronged, tough heroes, partners, buddies, heroes, gang, rescue, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, gambler, renegade, texas ranger, chase, vengeance, murder, adventure, chases and races, lone wolves, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, survivor, horse, vengeance, native american, lawyer, escape, texas ranger, adventure, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, revenge, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, gang, manhunt, friendship, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Molly and Lawless John (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Western - Molly, the shy, romance-starved wife of an arrogant frontier sheriff, finds herself drawn to a prisoner in her husband's jail. This prisoner, a handsome young man named Johnny, plays on Molly's sympathy and convinces her to help ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, on the run, vengeance, rivalry, confined, heroes, dishonesty, buddies, friends, captivity, prison, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, buddies, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, murder, one man army, native american, half breed, vengeance, friendship, family problems, family in danger, crimes, interracial relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family relations, betrayal, siblings relations, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, gang, old west, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, crimes, criminal heroes, heroes, old west, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gunfight, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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: realistic, exciting, feel good, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, good versus evil, old west, cowboy, small town, group of criminals, friendship, kidnapping, gunslinger, horse, sheriff, wagon train ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, old west, on the run, blonde, small western town, pistol duel, vengeance, friendship, chases and races, escapades, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, oregon, colorado, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, mercenary, heist, one last job, loss of friend, bounty hunter, righteous rage, mexican revolution ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, friends, tough heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, chases and races, rivalry, old west, friends, buddies, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, against the odds, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 7K
Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, betrayal, martial arts, culture clash, tough heroes, lone wolves, adventure, anti heroes, master warrior, chases and races, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Young Billy Young (1969)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lords, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Once on the job, Kane must also ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, small town, revenge, saloon owner, dancehall girl, criminal heroes, parents and children, crimes, social relations, tough heroes, rivalry, friendship ...
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James Garner is Luther Sledge, the leader of a pack of rebels who are planning to steal a stash of gold. But after the thieves actually manage to get away with the bounty, they soon discover that the enemy lies within their midst. As they begin to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chases and races, confined, crimes, hotshot hero, lone wolves, gangsters, escapades, criminal heroes, curses spells and rituals, fugitives, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mine, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: gang, gunfight, heroic mission, old west, race against time, rivalry, dishonesty, righting the wronged, chases and races, morality, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, mine, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, criminal heroes, old west, woman in danger, tough heroes, on the run, vengeance, track down, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 777
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, old west, desert, stagecoach, self discovery, gambling, on the road, society, partners, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%