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The Sacketts (1979)
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The Sacketts (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin and Tye herd cattle and later help bring order to a racially divided Santa Fe.
Style: rough, epic, serious, realistic, saga, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, card playing, adventure, old west, gang, american civil war, vigilantism, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, lone wolves, partners, siblings relations, homecoming, family feud, criminal heroes, fight for supremacy, cowboy, lawyer, poker, murder, racism, miner, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee, santa fe new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about old west, rivalry, heroes, crimes, gunfight, chases and races and gun mostly in Western, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Sacketts: The Shadow Riders (1982), The Far Side of Jericho (2006), The Virginian (1962), The Quick and the Dead (1987), Arizona Raiders (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Shadow Riders (1982)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, american civil war, civil war veteran, family relations, good versus evil, rivalry, rescue, escapades, vigilantism, homecoming, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
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The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, mystical Indians and a hornet's nest of villains - ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, rivalry, gang, vigilantism, chase, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, old west, bank robbery, psychopath, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Virginian (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ego clash, rivalry, heroes, lone wolves, tough heroes, farm, friends, americana, old west, against the odds, ranch, tv show ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 60s, 70s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Quick and the Dead (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel (Tom Conti and Kate Capshaw), newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian (Sam Elliot) is the only hope.From the book by famed Western author ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family life, wilderness, criminal heroes, crimes, mysterious character, gangsters, heroes, justice, irony of fate, showdown, gunfight, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Arizona Raiders (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Murphy plays an ex-Quantrill's Raider who's released from jail with buddy Cooper to be deputized as Arizona Rangers in order to hunt down the remnant of the gang, rumored to he hiding out in a town "neer dee border" in the words ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, heroes, crimes, fugitives, confined, lovers on the run, lone wolves, partners, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, mexico
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37%
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: touching, sincere, rough, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, expedition, texas ranger, firing squad, apache, mountain, graphic violence, buddies, rivalry, heroes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gang, escapades, adventure, rivalry, partners, obsessive quest, buddies, law enforcement, vengeance, price of justice, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hard Ground (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Billy Bucklin escapes while being transported to Yuma prison and plans to form an army of desperadoes to control the Mexican border...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, bounty hunter, old west, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, partners, escapades, redemption, track down, chase, on the run, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, old west, criminal, tough guy, family relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, gloomy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, gunfight, vigilantism, friendship, righting the wronged, tough heroes, friends, tough law enforcer, chase, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Long Ride Home (2003)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man fights the law and the lawless in order to reunite with his wife and son in the 1860s west.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, murder, partners, crimes, old west, sheriff, countryside, hostage, prisoner, priest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (1992)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Retired marshal Matt Dillon tracks Arizona rustlers and lands in the middle of the 1880s Pleasant Valley War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, gang, heroes, adventure, partners, rivalry, escapades, golden years, vigilantism, lynching, hanging, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Quick Gun (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunslinger Murphy helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunslinger, good versus evil, fugitives, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, best friends, hopes, on the run, crime gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Lonesome Dove: The Series follows first the romance and later the marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: couples, small town, old west, americana, obsession, small town life, couple relations, escapades, love and romance, society, newlyweds, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gun Fight (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Action Western directed by Edward L. Cahn . After courageously protecting a pretty dance hall girl (Joan Staley) from peril, former cavalry soldier Wayne (James Brown) refuses to join his brother Brad's (Gregg Palmer) unlawful cattle rustling ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, sheriff, tough heroes, family relations, farm, friends, heist, frame up, vigilantism, vengeance, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, heroes, small town, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, male female relationship, gambling, murder, husband wife relationship, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough heroes, gang, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, horse, violence, small western town, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, adventure, vigilantism, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, gunslinger, duel, haunted by the past, fishing, native american, ambush, marshal, rattlesnake, poker, graphic violence, going straight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: old west, ranch, farm, single parent, family life, family business, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, starting over, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, relationship vs career, tough heroes, lone wolves, gang, starting over, criminal heroes, crimes, misfit, track down, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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6 Guns (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her family is gunned down in cold blood, a young girl convinces a bounty hunter to train her as a gunfighter so she can seek vengeance with a six-shooter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, small town, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, murder, strong female presence, heroes, rape, gunfight, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, realistic, serious, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal, friendship, adventure, wilderness, old west, lone wolves, rivalry, buddies, partners, friends, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: texas, australia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sabata (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, old west, bounty hunter, heist, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, small town, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
TV show
Story: American Heroes Channel's new series Gunslingers reveals the infamous tales of survival and courage from the Wild West. Exposing little-known facts about America’s first villains and heroes, the six-part series features the stories of Wyatt ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, track down, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, billy the kid, apache territory, apache indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, war crime, loss of son, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, native american, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, arizona, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Trigger Fast (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A feisty woman struggles to keep her ranch from being stolen by a greedy and unscrupulous land-baron named Malick. A trio of young men comes to her aid Dusty Fog, the "Kid," and Miguel. They are later joined by a fourth man named Mark, who ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, ranch, sheriff, gunslinger, strong female presence, injustice, against the odds, woman in danger, partners, crimes, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, card playing, family relations, revenge, gambling, vengeance, investigation, family life, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, gunslinger, desert, fistfight, gunfighter, gunfight, gambling, murder, tough heroes, right hand man, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, new mexico, arizona
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25%
The Righteous and the Wicked (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hobbs, a notorious wanted bandit, gets caught up in a violently competitive hunt for stolen cash when he finds out outlaws have robbed the local bank. While trying to get back what's his he must saddle up to stop these outlaws leaving whomever ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, rivalry, crimes, old west, bank, fugitives, lone wolves, showdown, investigation, hunt down, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%