Movies like The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
 7.3
 83K
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Plot: cowboy, parody, prostitute, bank robbery, american indian, stagecoach, wagon train, anthology, singing cowboy, dog, dancing, horse, native american, angel, money, violence, food, gold, sex scene, gambling, illness, gun, card game, bounty hunter, singing ...
Place: oregon, new mexico, arizona

Most similar movies to The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and stylized films with plots about horse, singing, drinking, cowboy, old west, song and kiss mostly in Western, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Cat Ballou (1965), Zachariah (1971), The Hi-Lo Country (1998), Paint Your Wagon (1969), True Grit (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, left to die, reverend, rattlesnake, stagecoach, prostitute, prospector, friends, resentment, friendship, old west ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: arizona, nevada, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 12K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: vengeance, hanging, rescue, cowboy, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, deadly, old west, rivalry, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.8
 529
Zachariah (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two gunfighters separate and experience surreal visions on their journey through the west.
Style: surreal, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, bank, friendship, artists and showbiz, crimes, disorder, gangsters, heroes, musician's life, partners, americana, rock ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: sexy, realistic, gloomy, epic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, love triangle, pickup truck, cattle ranch, cowboy, coming of age, introspection, fall in love, couples, wiretap, human nature ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, clever ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, love triangle, kidnapping, tunnel, gold, mining, polyamory, prospector, buddies, couples, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa, mine, michigan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
 281K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, horse, revenge, gunfight, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 969
Stay Away, Joe (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joe Lightcloud persuades his Congressman to give him 20 heifers and a prize bull so he and his father, Charlie, can prove that the Navajos can successfully raise cattle on the reservation. If their experiment is successful, then the government will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, inter cultural
Plot: contests and competitions, rock, blues, against the odds, ambition, buddies, homecoming, rivalry, friends, wilderness, chicken coop, canyon ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.8
 115K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: cowboy, desert, small town, african american, gay slur, singer, horse, sheriff, frontier town, saloon girl, marching band, governor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel, snow, gambler, mining town, brothel madam, mysterious character, love and romance, lifestyle, human nature, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, edwardian era
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, wild
Plot: adventurer, cowboy, bar fight, cinematographer, highwayman, drunkenness, drinking, stagecoach robbery, armed robbery, horse chase, stagecoach, murder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 2K
The Outsider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Quaker-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
Style: serious, sincere, rough, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, murder, opposites attract, amish, heroes, love affair, tough heroes, religions or cults, redemption, society, anti war, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Rowdy Girls (2000)
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: realistic, sexy, erotic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, prostitute, rivalry, chase, buddies, dishonesty, partners, couples, on the run, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 9K
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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, touching, rough
Plot: rodeo, cowboy, riding accident, head injury, disabled person, lasso, horse, human animal relationship, father son relationship, friend, fear, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: hanging, lawyer, judge, outlaw, vengeance, obsession, crimes, starting over, society, heroes, folk hero, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Come Early Morning (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy wakes up in bed with a stranger and obviously from a night of drinking. She checks out and pays for the motel room on her account. Through her grandmother, she finds out her father is in town and pays him a visit. She agrees to go to his new ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: small town, bar, beer, dog, blonde, motel, sexual relations, couples, thirtysomething life, social relations, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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.
Style: based on poem
Plot: live performance, australian outback, flag, ranch, cowboy, stagecoach, rock concert, horse, dog, rodeo, wild horse, rodeo cowboy ...
Time: 1890s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two cowboys inherit a "social club" specializing in satisfying men.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: prostitute, brothel, rivalry, crimes, adventure, friends, partners, buddies, vengeance, best friends, singing, bank ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 1K
Tickle Me (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: ranch, letter, woman in danger, buddies, fall in love, couples, partners, love and romance, friends, romance, boss and employee, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Draw! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the final days of the Old West, a former desperado faces down a now drunken ex-sheriff, who was his long time nemesis.
Style: dark humor, surprise ending
Plot: six shooter, cowboy shirt, repeating rifle, main character shot, card game, male female relationship, kiss, winchester rifle, street shootout, female removes her dress, female nudity, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 120K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: dark humor, intellectual, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, university, student, bribery, neighbor, rabbi ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ass-breaker Dingus Magee is looking for a gold train when he comes upon old acquaintance Hoke Birdsill on stage to San Francisco, and robs him of his money. Hoke goes to the nearby town of Yerkey's Hole, where Belle Knops is both mayor and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, prostitute, anti heroes, criminal heroes, master and servant, chases and races, fugitives, interracial relations, crimes, farce, vengeance, society ...
Place: new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 55K
Appaloosa (2008)
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, realistic, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, save the day, gunfight, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: mine, new mexico, iowa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Junior Bonner (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: McQueen is Junior Bonner, an aging rodeo champ who returns to his home town to participate in the annual rodeo. He finds his family estranged, does what he can to help, and then moves on ... after some good rodeo riding and a few brawls.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bar fight, womanizer, jeep, truck, redemption, parents and children, hopes, family relations, old west, father son relationship, hospital, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa, california, nevada, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, oldies, couples, showbiz, lifestyle, opposites attract, performer's life, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: mississippi river, louisiana, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 3K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Plot: romance, lover, wife husband relationship, hand bandage, boxer shorts, sunglasses, sleeping on a couch, college student, cheating wife, watching a movie, name calling, computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 843
Viva (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Viva is about a bored housewife in 1972 who gets sucked into the sexual revolution. Abandoned by her husband, Barbi is dragged into trouble by her girlfriend, who spouts women's lib as she gets Barbi to discard her bra and go out on the town. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, erotic, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, feminism, gays and lesbians, couple relations, artists and showbiz, dangerous attraction, celebrity culture, suburban life, friends, sexual relations, suburbs, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, student film, funny ...
Plot: cannibalism, parody, old west, hanging, martial arts, gory, crimes, danger, gold, massacre, psychopath, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa, utah, wyoming, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, old west, dishonesty, disorder, parody, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, criminal heroes, on the run, cowboy, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Brothers in Arms (2005)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Old West. New Soul. Big Payback.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, cowboy, siblings relations, chases and races, hostages, violence spree, confined, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, tough heroes, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 113K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, dying, sheriff, murder, cowboy, old west, vengeance, friendship, gang, buddies, siblings relations, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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