Movies like Outback 1989

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Outback (1989)
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Outback (1989)
Original name: Minnamurra
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Underrated leading man Jeff Fahey carries most of the dramatic weight of the Australian Wrangler. Fahey plays a handsome, athletic businessman who vies for the hand of rancher's daughter Tushika Bergen. Our hero must not only contend with his romantic rival, a dashing but dangerous cattleman, but also with a villainous creditor who craves the land left to Bergen by her late father. By nature of its plotline and setting, Wrangler can't help but invite comparisons to the popular The Man From Snowy River. Still, the stars and director Ian Barry keep up the appearances of freshness and originality
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, saga, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, adventure, friends, romance, love and romance, farm, danger, wilderness, rivalry, rescue, wooing, dancing, horse, thief, ship, teacher, desert, death, soldier, billiards, gun, cemetery, singing, maid, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about rivalry, vengeance, horse, crimes, heroes, gunfight and violence mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Outback: Return to Snowy River (1988), Quigley Down Under (1990), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Aces 'N' Eights (2008), Robbery Under Arms (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 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, rancher, love and romance, horse riding, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, friends, adventure, rivalry, love triangle, disney ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1890s
Place: australia, san francisco
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Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
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Time: 19th century
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The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
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Time: 19th century
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Robbery Under Arms (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the mini-series boom of the 1980s and lensed in the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: australia, south australia
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Genre: Action, Romance, Western
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Duration: 68 min.
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Style: exciting, rough, realistic, semi serious
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Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
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Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Acid (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
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