Movies like Lonesome Cowboys

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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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Twin Peaks
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
47 min.
 8.8
Nip/Tuck
Drama
USA
44 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Lonesome Cowboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, stylized and talky films with plots about jealousy, male nudity, violence, female nudity, dialogue, storytelling and brutality mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Lonesome Cowboys: Wind River (2017), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), Poor White Trash (2000), Party Monster (2003), The North Star (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.8
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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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: snowmobile, investigation, binoculars, native american, indian reservation, fbi agent, photograph, rape, violence, murder, gun, forest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, wyoming
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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: serious, rough, 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
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crime, college, buddies, single parent, crime gone awry, parents and children, small town, heist, small town life, theft, bikini, sheriff ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Genre: Comedy, Romance, 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
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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, serious, offbeat, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, murder, drugs, drug addiction, gay, social misfits, crime, friends, drug dealing, aids, rise and fall ...
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The North Star
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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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, homoeroticism, swimming pool, in the closet, cannabis, male friendship, gay relationship, gay, homosexuality, gay protagonist, closeted gay ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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    User:   84%
 
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 6.3
 5K
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
 6.0
 3K
B. Monkey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, sexual, romantic ...
Plot: crime, romance, teacher, sex, addiction, betrayal, gangster, couple relations, violence, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling, love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, france, paris france
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System:   65%
    User:   57%
 
 7.7
 50K
Nip/Tuck
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexual, serious, disturbing, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: womanizer, strong sexual content, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, sexual relations, plastic surgeon, plastic surgery, couple relations, physical appearance, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
 7.7
 80K
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, serious, psychological ...
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, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean, england
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System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Red Headed Stranger
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reverend Julian Shay (Willie Nelson) strode into the saloon, pulled out his six-shooter, and killed his adulterous wife (Morgan Fairchild) and the man she had left him for. It was the beginning of his violent transformation from God-Loving preacher ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: religions or cults, crimes, farm, old west, hopes, adventure, wilderness, rivalry, society, clergy, sheriff, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana
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System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
Maps to the Stars
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
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Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
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
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System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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Your Friends & Neighbors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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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:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 7.2
 75K
The Doors
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: music, drug abuse, rock and roll, addiction, music band, drugs, drug addiction, death, mentally unstable, insanity, artist, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1949, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, miami, venice beach california, new mexico ...
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System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 6.1
 7K
Good Kids
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: graduation, student, clothed male naked male, money counting, female objectification, graduate, character says i'm sorry, older woman younger man sex, jealous man, older woman younger man, 30 year old, taking off pants ...
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Based on a local legend and set in an unknown era, it deals with universal themes of love, possessiveness, family, jealousy and power. Beautifully shot, and acted by Inuit people, it portrays a time when people fought duels by taking turns to punch ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, good versus evil, revenge, young lovers, adultery, survival, mythology, village, vengeance, greed, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: canada, tokyo
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
 7.2
 71K
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:   47%
    User:   45%
 
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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, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, romance, friendship, reunion, love and romance, couples, best man, friends, christmas, wedding preparations and rituals, character says i'm sorry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, sexy, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, murder, violence, cult, drugs/alcohol, martial arts, chase, women, cars, on the run, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 7.6
 71K
The Piano
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: sexual, stylized, gloomy, serious, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, sexuality, culture clash, love triangle, male nudity, marriage, arranged marriage, period piece, human nature, relationships, sexualized violence, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Kiss Me, Stupid
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town
Style: witty, clever, biting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, hollywood, transformation, farce, couple relations, love affair, mistaken identity, nightclub, sexual relations, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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 7.0
 28K
American Honey
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, bleak, talky, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: road trip, teenager, hip hop, runaway, storytelling, drinking, innocence lost, oil, coming-of-age, depression, mentor, coming of age ...
Place: texas, california, america, oklahoma, nebraska
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Love in Thoughts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: serious, sexual, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, poet, romance, artists and showbiz, friends, crimes, lake, suicide, pistol, student, love and romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 5.7
 26K
Hatchet
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, survival, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, wilderness, psychopath, danger, deadly, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
The Rowdy Girls
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hooker, a bank robber and an innocent young woman clash over love and loot from a robbery.
Style: humorous, semi serious, erotic, sexy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, femme fatale, old west, fugitives, prostitute, gang, sexual relations, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa, texas
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 

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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, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, 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:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 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: atmospheric, serious, suspense, rough, realistic ...
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, iowa, mine, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
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