Movies like Samurai Cowboy

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Samurai Cowboy (1994)
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Samurai Cowboy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his best friend dies of an heart attack due to permanent stress at work, the Japanese businessman Yutaka Soto quits and fulfills himself a dream: he buys a ranch in Montana to live on. However the ranch turns out to be due for demolition and the welcome by the people is less than friendly: Hotel owner Cord Wingate wanted the ranch himself and now sabotages Yutaka. Only veterinarian Jessy and an old Cowboy help him. -- Tom Zoerner
Plot: cowboy, cattle drive, native american, racial slur, villain, ranch, greed, redneck, dam, cynic, mortgage, flooding, wish fulfillment, hotel owner, death of friend, love interest, culture clash, xenophobia, country singer, foreclosure, skinny dipping, team up
Place: japan, montana

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Most similar movies to Samurai Cowboy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, scenic and captivating films with plots about native american, cowboy, horse, murder, gunfight, old west and gun mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres. Some movies like Samurai Cowboy: Return to Snowy River (1988), Dances with Wolves (1990), The Cowboys (1972), The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1980), Marie Ann (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.
Style: semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, ranch, love and romance, horse riding, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, friends, adventure, rivalry, love triangle, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1890s
Place: australia, san francisco
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100%
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, culture clash, self discovery, tribe, american civil war, native american white relationships, friendship, native americans, courage, warrior, officer, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, kansas, tennessee, united states, nebraska ...
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51%
 7.4
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, cattle, buddies, on the road, gold, crimes, gunfight, murder, teenage boy, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Western
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, bow and arrow, native, native american attack, bareback riding, gambling, tribe, battlefield, culture clash, indian tribe, native american, horse ...
Time: 1870s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 24
Marie Ann (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Western, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young married woman, after a kidnapping, becomes attached to an Indian.
Plot: pioneer, fort, tribe, colonial america, marriage, kidnapping, native american, forest, wilderness
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Showdown at Williams Creek (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: True story of a former British soldier on trial for murder in the 19th century Northwest.
Plot: survival, death, native american, con artists, historical event, murder, wilderness
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 45K
True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: cowboy, bounty hunter, manhunt, adventure, murder, hanging, vengeance, odd couple, partners, wanted, track down, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 15K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, love triangle, culture clash, injustice, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, rescue, idealism, marshal, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Good Old Boys (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.
Plot: land, country, ranch, cattle, cowboy, city
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: old west, interracial relations, con artists, preacher, soldier, crimes, dishonesty, fugitives, bounty hunter, heroes, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Promise the Moon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The sudden death of a ranch owner leaves his hearing impaired son, who has been institutionalized from childhood, with the responsibility of keeping the land in the family.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: partners, society, intrigue, misfit, destiny, americana, hopes, rivalry, nanny, mute or deaf, crimes, mentally challenged ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 3K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anything to Survive (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A father and his children are caught by a storm whilst sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, rescue, island, wilderness, survival, isolation, showbiz, forces of nature, ship, family in danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: survival, tough heroes, battles, psychopath, cause and meaning, friends, ocean or sea, ratings, obsession, ship, cons and scams, ocean ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, battles, rape, battle, gunslinger, gang, couples, tough heroes, mountain, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: usa, oregon, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 116
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, skinny dipping, child abduction, eastern, kidnapping, male nudity, settler
Time: 1700s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Power of the Dog (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A domineering, magnetic rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass.
Style: wild
Plot: ranch, female director, widow, brothers, life, wife, nude swimming, skinny dipping, cattle, horse, brother, journey ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Conagher (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: farm, cowboy, family relations, couples, tough heroes, cons and scams, romance, love and romance, gang, crimes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: army, crooked sheriff, judge, shooting a horse, african american, posse, native american, outlaw, white flag, false accusation, poker, cowboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 94K
Dead Man (1995)
Genre: Adventure, 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: bleak, atmospheric, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: native americans, cowboy, gunfight, hallucination, wilderness, transformation, murder, bounty hunter, journey, young man, sheriff, small town ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: usa, england, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: surprise ending, tragic ending
Plot: child hero, animal actor, school, grandson, old west, dog, cowboy hat, rancher, mute, grandfather, ends with funeral, snow ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 1K
Windwalker (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians without a single cowboy.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: indigenous people, wind, twins, snow, death, kidnapping, wolf, missing son, mountain, americana, culture clash, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Duelo indio (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cabal of bad-hats is conspiring to dispossess the local Indians of their hereditary lands, but Pancho fights to defend them... while a messenger is securing copies of some needed legal documents. Etc. Second film of four in the series "Pancho ...
Plot: gunfight, magic, greed, revenge, duel, rumor, priestess, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.6
 34K
Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, captivating, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, thief, salesman ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1850s, 1860s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Everything That Rises (1998)
Genre: Drama, Western, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: His son's critical injury forces a Montana man (Dennis Quaid) to reconsider priorities as he struggles to retain family land.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, parents and children, survival, family relations, friends, disability, life is a bitch, rivalry, adventure, hopes, misfit, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
News of the World (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, realistic, touching ...
Plot: native american, civil war veteran, american civil war, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, rescue, runaway, cowboy, newspaper, orphan, horse and wagon, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, united states, san antonio texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Trail of the Falcon (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the latter half of the 19th century, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, an area which has already been allocated to the Dakota Indians as a winter reservation in a treaty. Nevertheless, gold diggers, profiteers and adventurers flock to the ...
Plot: native american, gold, buffalo, fight, gold rush, businessman, eastern, attempted rape, sioux indian, forced kiss
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Night in Old Mexico (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Forced to give up his land and home, Texas rancher Red Bovie isn't about to retire quietly in a dismal trailer park. Instead he hops in his Cadillac and hits the road with his estranged grandson for one last wild adventure filled with guns, ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: aging, wild ride, nothing to lose, family gatherings, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes, elderly, on the run, one last chance, adventure, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, native americans, survival, native, rocky mountains, hunting, adventure, interracial relations, respect, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, native american, bear attack, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, violence ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%