Movies like Mustang Country

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Mustang Country (1976)
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Mustang Country (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.
Plot: dog, horse, native american, cowboy, bear, boy, animal attack, wild horse, cougar, runaway, stallion, u.s. canadian border, modern western, rodeo cowboy
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about horse, native american, cowboy, family relations, friends, friendship and ranch mostly in Drama, Western and Family genres. Some movies like Mustang Country: The Bears and I (1974), The Grizzly and the Treasure (1975), Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972), When the Legends Die (1972), Stone Fox (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bears and I (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man adopts three bears, he faces one of the hardest decisions of his life.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: interracial relations, wilderness, bear, human animal relationship, native american, disorder, family, escapades, heroes, adventure, society, military ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Grizzly and the Treasure (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 1898, the movie follows Ezra Lambert and his family as they travel from Sacramento to the Yukon gold country in search of riches. Problems arise when Ezra is injured by a grizzly bear, forcing his young son to set out in search of help.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: grizzly bear, bear, rescue, raccoon, horse, wood chopping, native american, hawk, explosion, forgiveness, rattlesnake, isolation ...
Time: 1890s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972)
Genre: Family, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is the story of the foundation sire of the Morgan Horse Breed.
Plot: rider horse relationship, stallion, horse race, horse actor, horse
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: native american, modern west, mentor, native american reservation, rodeo, hopes, aging, dishonesty, americana, alcohol abuse, human nature, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 165
Stone Fox (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Little Willy must win a dog sled race in order to save his grandfather's cattle ranch.
Style: tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: child hero, animal actor, dog sled, repeating rifle, mute, shooting, cowboy hat, rifle, sled, rancher, grandfather grandson relationship, wolf ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1982)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Walks Far Woman is a squaw of the Blackfoot tribe. She takes revenge on two men who killed her husband and then she is ostracized by her tribe. She then is adopted by the Sioux, the tribe of her mother, and there she tries to start a new life.
Plot: survival, murder, revenge, bow and arrow, culture clash, cowboy, native american, girl horse relationship, native american attack, indian tribe, native, teepee ...
Time: 1870s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 97
Blue Bird (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the middle of the 18th Century, the Ruster family immigrates to the United States. The father, a former farm laborer, leads a hard life as a settler along with his family. One day the nine year-old George, his second-youngest son, is kidnapped by ...
Plot: boy, native american, kidnapping, male nudity, settler, child abduction, eastern
Time: 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: touching, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: horse riding, cowboy, rodeo, horse, human animal relationship, head injury, disabled person, riding accident, rodeo cowboy, lasso, father son relationship, unhappiness ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 190
Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, native american, dedicated lawyer, opposites attract, rivalry, legal action, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, legal, farm ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, bank, small town, wedding, gold, redemption, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 941
Black Beauty (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: UK, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, obsessive quest, getting home, escapades, pets, danger, hopes, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, scotland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 215
The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, animal life, youth, pets, parents and children, family problems, family relations, boy, father son relationship, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 162
Indian Paint (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is set upon by a nearby tribe willing to break a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, contests and competitions, family, heroes, rescue, animal life, family relations, friends, adventure, danger, looking for sex, old west ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 177
Wind Dancer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young girl is injured by a riding accident, she overcomes her injury with the help of her family and her beloved horse.
Plot: widower, ranch, animal, girl horse relationship, child in peril, animals, therapist, single father, therapy, loss of mother, rider horse relationship, child protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 187
Sacred Ground (1983)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: SACRED GROUND tells the fact-based story of a mountain man and his Indian wife who happen upon a partially built cabin and finish it for their own home, not realizing that they occupy a sacred burial ground. A Paiute burial party clashes with the ...
Plot: grizzly bear, cemetery, burial ground, native american, fort, fashion, witch doctor, indian burial ground, river battle, snow, mountain man, horse ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Man Who Killed Billy the Kid (1967)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This spaghetti western presents a fictitious version of the often filmed legend of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Billy becomes innocently an outlaw while protecting his mother, but then turns into a trigger happy killer. When he falls in love he ...
Plot: desert, pistol, winchester rifle, gunslinger, sand, horse, runaway, van, gun, villain played by lead actor, criminal, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 1K
Running Wild (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stella Davis is a widow who saves her ranch by working with convicts to rehabilitate a herd of wild horses that wandered on to her property. Stella must fight prejudice, greed, bureaucracy and vanity (including her own) to finally understand that ...
Style: lyrical, sentimental, captivating, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: ranch, rancher, wild horse, widow, convict, wild animal, prisoner, bureaucracy, runaway horse, debt, re-education, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love's Long Journey (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: newlyweds, optimism, pregnancy, farm, starting over, true love, friendship, adventure, family relations, couples, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
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The Ride (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A has-been cowboy is given a second chance at the hands of an unexpected teacher.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, orphan, cowboy, sport, rising to stardom, hopes, religions or cults, car chase, rivalry, life is a bitch, ambition, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Scott Glenn is H.D., a champion rodeo rider whose career is ruined after being gored by a bull. He returns home to discover things have drastically changed -- the family farm has been abandoned, his old girlfriend Julie (Kate Capshaw) is a now a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, modern west, elderly, aging, ambition, hopes, romance, couples, farm, nursing, retirement home, retirement home life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Return of Desperado (1988)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Duell McCall is in New Mexico running afoul of local land baron. McCall pauses long enough in his escape flight to come to the aid of black homesteader who is being victimized by the diabolical Foxworth.
Plot: frame up, runaway, squad, framed for murder, street shootout, on the run, posse, evil landowner, cowboy, small town, horse
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 2K
Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: female director, family relations, adoptive mother, hopes, boy, friendship, friend, dog, father son relationship, orphan, hit by a car, pianist ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In the Nez Perce nation, usually girls may not ride in a certain dangerous "suicide" cross-country and downhill horse race, but trick rider Mary and her exceptional horse Holly Smoke get the chief's permission to do so.
Plot: animals, race, american indian, native american, clown, animal, girl horse relationship, family relations, training, horse race, champion, racing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.
Plot: rock band, cowboy, live performance, rock concert, stagecoach, flag, wild horse, horse, dog, australian outback, ranch, coach ...
Time: 1890s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, helicopter, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, sheriff, friendship between men, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mackintosh and T.J. (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Roy is a ranch hand and a drifter. He takes a young man into his care and helps him to grow up.
Style: cult film
Plot: sidekick, cowboys and outlaws, matador, murder mystery, cowboy shirt, tough guy, warrior, windmill, mild violence, fistfight, drifter, juvenile delinquent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 89
Fish Hawk (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hardened and embittered man turns his life around with the help of a farm boy in this uplifting family tale. Down on his luck and dependent on booze, Native American Fish Hawk (Will Sampson) changes his fate when he accepts a job hunting down a ...
Plot: native american, wilderness, dog, nature, redemption, friendship, sadness, bear, bar, dignity, farm, alcohol abuse
Time: turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Across the Great Divide (1976)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two orphans set out to claim their inheritance - a 400 acre plot of land in Salem Oregon. To Do so they must cross the rugged snow covered Rocky Mountains in the year 1876.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rocky mountains, orphan, on the run, wilderness, wolf, mountain lion, gambler, danger, family, dishonesty, on the road, gambling ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: ad feedback A grim incident from American pioneer history is recreated as a determined group of settlers, facing almost insurmountable odds, struggles to reach California in 1846. Already divided by internal dissension over the choice of a leader ...
Plot: freeze to death, dead child, murder, native american, survival, cannibal, starvation, pioneer, wilderness, general, christmas, bear ...
Time: 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical marshal who abuses his power.
Plot: crooked sheriff, army, ex convict, alibi, cowboys and outlaws, shooting a horse, violence, sheriff, poker, cowboy, african american, posse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%