Movies like Lonesome Cowboys

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Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
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Lonesome Cowboys
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five lonesome cowboys get all hot and bothered at home en the range after confronting Ramona Alvarez and her nurse.
Style: avant garde
Plot: male friendship, wilderness, jealousy, stoned, corrupt sheriff, ghost town, drifter, gang, gang rape, transvestite, nurse, police harassment, censorship, gay love, suicide pact, fbi, surveillance, homosexuality, attempted rape, cowboy, urination, sheriff, male nudity, rape, cross dressing
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Lonely Are the Brave
Drama, Western
USA
107 min.
 7.7
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
USA
110 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Lonesome Cowboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about jealousy, murder, friendship, violence, male friendship, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Lonesome Cowboys: Taekwondo (2016), The North Star (1996), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), Hannie Caulder (1971), Goin' South (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Taekwondo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Plot: sauna, male bonding, swimming pool, homoeroticism, cannabis, male friendship, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay, in the closet, gay kiss, jacuzzi ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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The North Star
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: adventurer, adventure, lone wolves, wilderness, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, gambling, crimes, danger, escapades, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
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System:   84%
    User:   86%
 
Lonely Are the Brave
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, friendship, fighting the system, vengeance, gunfight, existentialism, prison, anti heroes, idealism, drinking, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 60s
Place: california, texas, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   67%
 
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Hannie Caulder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hannie enlists the aid of bounty hunter Tom Price to teach her how to be a gunfighter so she can hunt down the 3 men who killed her husband and raped her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, wilderness, criminal heroes, crime, gang, lone wolves, chase, betrayal, vengeance, bank robbery, cowboy, gunfighter ...
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    User:   64%
 
 6.3
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Goin' South
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, violence, gang, greed, gunfight, lone wolves, small town, crimes, civil war, brutality, lovers on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
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System:   69%
    User:   60%
 
Poor White Trash
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: crime, college, buddies, single parent, crime gone awry, small town, parents and children, heist, small town life, theft, bikini, sheriff ...
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Place: illinois, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: femme fatale, unlikely criminals, prison, crime, vengeance, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, serial killer, interview, criminal, sociology ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
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The Proposition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, dark humor ...
Plot: brutality, violence, gory, wilderness, vengeance, rape, moral ambiguity, murder, storytelling, revenge, betrayal, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
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Party Monster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The New York club scene of the 80s and 90s was a world like no other. Into this candy-colored, mirror ball playground stepped Michael Alig, a wannabe from nowhere special. Under the watchful eye of veteran club kid James St. James, Alig quickly rose ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, serious, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, murder, drugs, drug addiction, gay, social misfits, crime, friends, drug dealing, aids, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, indiana, usa, california, new jersey ...
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System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
Maps to the Stars
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, sex, obsession, incest, mental illness, drinking, psychology, drugs, male nudity, drug addiction, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 5.0
 10K
The D Train
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With his 20th reunion looming, Dan can’t shake his high school insecurities. In a misguided mission to prove he’s changed, Dan rekindles a friendship with the popular guy from his class and is left scrambling to protect more than just his ...
Plot: high school reunion, overweight man, classmate classmate relationship, clothed female naked male, sex scene, 14 year old, gay kiss, gay, virgin, high school, nightclub, low self esteem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
 5.0
 9K
The D Train
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That's about to change - if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who's now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, thirtysomething life, buddies, friendship, friends, first gay sexual experience, sex scene, male male kiss, gay sex, male friendship, bisexuality, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, small town, old west, farm, fall in love, stereotypes, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, gunslinger, irreverent, duel ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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Where the Money Is
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, chase, golden years, mentor, prison escape, money, unlikely criminals, con artists, cons and scams, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
 7.7
 81K
Dead Man
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, wilderness, gunfight, native americans, existentialism, death, culture clash, poetry, on the road, life & death, indians, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, pacific ocean, cleveland ohio, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, chase, crime, friendship, gunfight, robbery, on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, old west, buddies, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, wyoming, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 5.6
 6K
King Cobra
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a ...
Plot: gay pornography, pornography, murder, porn industry, business competition, ego, lgbt, vanity, pornographer, gay sex, male nudity, gay ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 7.8
 141K
Wind River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: investigation, snowmobile, fbi, murder, rape, binoculars, native american, photograph, violence, indian reservation, gun, forest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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The Best Man Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, romance, friendship, reunion, love and romance, couples, best man, friends, christmas, wedding preparations and rituals, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 7.0
 85
Belle Starr
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.
Style: based on true events, based on legend
Plot: preacher, dysfunctional family, minister, old west, cheating wife, death of protagonist, ambush, ranch, piano, train robbery, bank robbery, playing piano ...
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 8.0
 5K
Pixote
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prostitution, crime, brutality, homeless, poverty, loneliness, children, corruption, tragedy, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 7.5
 7K
Mad Dogs
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, buddies, crime, reunion, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, friends, friendship, male friendship, drug lord, celebration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, central america
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
United States of Tara
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which began airing on Showtime in 2009. The series follows the life of Tara, a suburban housewife and mother coping with dissociative identity disorder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, split personality, supportive spouse, parents and children, dissociative identity disorder, siblings relations, eccentric family, gay son, family life, misfit, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
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 7.2
 72K
Wild at Heart
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, dark humor ...
Plot: violence, murder, cult, surrealism, insanity, brutality, strong sexual content, obsession, road trip, on the road, love, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new orleans, texas, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 6.7
 54K
Appaloosa
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, suspense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, friendship, gunfight, betrayal, justice, best friends, old west, violence, revenge, partners against crime, drinking, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, mine, iowa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
 5.5
 93
Bittersweet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Finnish movie.
Plot: jealous man, dysfunctional couple, university student, male friendship, sea, fight, ship, female friendship, first love, magic, cat, boat ...
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
Lapland Odyssey
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, male nudity, on the road, finnish, road trip, buddies, drugs/alcohol, obsessive quest, mentor, life philosophy, destiny, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
Your Friends & Neighbors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: talky, sexual, dark humor, clever, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dialogue driven, adultery, sex, male nudity, cheating, battle of the sexes, relationships, sexualized violence, dialogue, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 

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 5.7
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Mr. Right
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Louise thought she’d met the man of her dreams. But it all went wrong when she introduced him to her gay friends... Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, singleness, coming out, breakup, gender bending, gay, aspiring actor, artist, bisexual man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Humboldt County
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, wilderness, self discovery, drugs/alcohol, storytelling, adoption, eccentric family, violent, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, medical school
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System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
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