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The Chisholms (1979)
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The Chisholms (1979)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Chisholms is a CBS western miniseries starring Robert Preston, which aired from March 29, 1979, to April 19, 1979; and continued as a television series from January 19, 1980, to March 15, 1980. The 1979 miniseries showed the family moving from Virginia to Wyoming. When the TV series commenced in 1980, the pioneers were shown en route along the California Trail from Wyoming to Sacramento, California.
Plot: old west, journey, con artists, family relations, farm, against the odds, dysfunctional family, american indian, gambler, frontier, wagon train, patriarch, interracial marriage, wilderness, illegitimate child
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: wyoming, virginia

Most similar movies to The Chisholms

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and rough films and TV series with plots about old west, family relations, americana, society, rivalry, horse and escapades mostly in Western, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Chisholms: Alias Smith and Jones (1971), The Virginian (1962), Children of the Dust (1995), Frontier Circus (1961), The High Chaparral (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alias Smith and Jones is an American Western series that originally aired on ABC from 1971 to 1973. It stars Pete Duel as Hannibal Heyes and Ben Murphy as Jedediah "Kid" Curry, a pair of cousin outlaws trying to reform. The governor offers ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: old west, hidden identity, going straight, buddies, partners, escapades, crimes, friends, pardon, wanted, disorder, criminal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Virginian (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: old west, americana, against the odds, friends, tough heroes, farm, lone wolves, ego clash, rivalry, heroes, ranch, tv show ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Children of the Dust (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the Oklahoma Territory of the late 1880s, Gypsy Smith (Poitier) is a gunslinger of African American and Cherokee descent. Smith helps African American homesteaders to settle the territory under the specter of Jim Crow. Meanwhile, a young Native ...
Plot: gunfighter, bounty hunter, old west, american indian
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Frontier Circus (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Frontier Circus is an American Western television series about a traveling circus roaming the American West in the 1880s. Filmed by Revue Productions, the program aired on the CBS from October 5, 1961, until September 6, 1962.
Plot: circus, old west, traveling circus, city, van, wagon train, arizona territory, hunter, train, travel, frontier
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, realistic, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: old west, ranch, family business, parents and children, farm, single parent, siblings relations, family life, hopes, family relations, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Young Riders (1989)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Young Riders was an American Western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, heroes, partners, youth, society, buddies, boss and employee, americana, old west, teaching the ways of the world, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: kansas, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, social relations, family life, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1800s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: americana, love and romance, society, escapades, couples, small town life, old west, obsession, small town, couple relations, sheriff, newlyweds ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, native american, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, american indian, adventure, interracial relations, friendship, injustice, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.3
 3K
Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, wilderness, immigrants, state affairs, rivalry, dishonesty, society, interracial relations, rebelliousness, political corruption, americana, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1800s, 1820s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 757
Buffalo Girls (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Wild. Untamed. Legendary. In this made-for-tv movie, Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: old west, adoption, friendship, parents and children, injustice, family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, rising to stardom, adventure, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, london, britain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native americans, gang, brothel, prostitute, fall in love, nephew, protector, danger, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 343
Cimarron Strip (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cimarron Strip is an American Western television series that aired on CBS from September 1967 to March 1968. Starring Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim Crown, the series was produced by the creators of Gunsmoke. Reruns of the original show were aired in ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, obsession, hotel, forgery, lone wolves, rebellion, escapades, heroes, against the odds, fugitives, society, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 2K
Monte Walsh (2003)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the range and the occasional trip into town. Monte ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: heroes, small town, old west, forbidden love, against the odds, escapades, society, righting the wronged, working class, human nature, ranch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 261
Lancer (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lancer is an American Western series that aired on CBS from September 1968, to May 1970. The series stars Andrew Duggan, James Stacy, and Wayne Maunder as a father with two half-brother sons, an arrangement similar to the more successful Bonanza on ...
Plot: ranch, blended family, parent child relationship, half brother, father son relationship, family relations
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late wife, Hannah, Newt Call returns to town to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, crimes, hotel, couple relations, small town life, small town, adventure, adventurer, rivalry, social relations, brothel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 377
The Virginian (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer), Ron Perlman (TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and Brendan Penny (Ring Of Fire) star in this gritty and riveting re-imagining of the classic Western saga. Raised by powerful cattle baron Judge Henry (Perlman), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, old west, farm, family relations, uncover truth, danger, graphic violence, heroes, lone wolves, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pistols 'n' Petticoats is an American Western sitcom that ran on CBS during the 1966-1967 television season. It was produced by Kayro/Universal Television for CBS Productions and ran from September 17, 1966 to March 11, 1967. The series ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: old west, gunslinger, sheriff
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.5
 374
Bret Maverick (1981)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bret Maverick is a 1981-82 American Western television series starring James Garner in the role that made him famous in the 1957 series Maverick: a professional poker player traveling alone year after year through the Old West from riverboat to ...
Plot: saloon, old west, ranch, gambler, apache, apache territory, apache indian, convention, arizona territory, poker, retirement
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 240
Pioneer Woman (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, adventure, heroes, dealing with death, chases and races, fugitives, starting over, family relations, parents and children, feminism, wilderness, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: wyoming, usa, nebraska, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
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: realistic, serious, epic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: expedition, survival, texas ranger, firing squad, partners, wilderness, americana, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, graphic violence, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 174
Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
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: captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, law enforcement, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, track down, chases and races, reenactment, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, territory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 2K
The Sacketts (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, saga, rough, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, american civil war, siblings relations, vigilantism, old west, homecoming, family feud, escapades, partners, rivalry, lone wolves, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and Tess McLeod as they embark on a mission: to run ...
Style: witty, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: farm, feminism, family relations, workplace, couple relations, family business, wilderness, estrangement, separated, family problems, sister sister relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 13K
Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: semi serious, captivating, twists and turns, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, hitman, family relations, old west, wilderness, cowboy, hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 390
Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, hostility, rape, farm, english, countryside, prejudice, classroom, family relations, poverty, class differences
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: tense, rough, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: civil war, violence spree, old west, gunfight, family relations, rivalry, feud, american civil war, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, horse, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: west virginia, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, frontier, outlaw, native american, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 188
Bordertown (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bordertown is a television western-drama series that aired from 1989 to 1991. It depicts the town formerly known as Pemmican that was later renamed Bordertown when the western border between the United States and Canada was surveyed in 1880, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: old west, social relations, friends, small town life, friendship, wooing, small town, law enforcement, escapades, love and romance, society, partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Another Man, Another Chance (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Claude Lelouch's Another Man, Another Chance begins in France in 1870. Napoleon III has just lost the war against Prussia and left the country in poverty. Young Jeanne (Genevieve Bujold) falls in love with photographer Francis (Francis ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense, saga
Plot: old west, crimes, graphic violence, on the run, romance, starting over, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, solitary, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 70s
Place: usa, france, new york, united states, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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