Movies like All the Pretty Horses

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All the Pretty Horses (2000)
 5.8
 13K
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on an adventure that will test their resilience, define their maturity, and change their lives forever.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, visually appealing, stylized, harsh, enigmatic ...
Plot: false accusation, jail, prisoner, ranch, adventure, friends, life is a bitch, friendship, forbidden love, fall in love, dishonesty, coming of age, gunfight, dancing, chess, corpse, beating, rifle, lasso, airplane, crimes, society, falsely accused, horse, coffin ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america

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Most similar movies to All the Pretty Horses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and harsh films with plots about vengeance, runaway, friendship, redemption, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Western genres. Some movies like All the Pretty Horses: The Hi-Lo Country (1998), True Grit (2010), El Dorado (1967), Urban Cowboy (1980), One-Eyed Jacks (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, love triangle, truck, cowboy, pickup truck, homecoming, introspection, human nature, gunfight, desert ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.6
 305K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, bounty hunter, vengeance, partners, revenge, track down, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 24K
El Dorado (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, old west, revolver, sheriff, vengeance, good versus evil, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, farm, americana, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, sonora, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.4
 13K
Urban Cowboy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, human spirit, social differences, city life, suburban life, rivalry, marital problem, contests and competitions, ambition, working class, suburbs, blue collar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.1
 10K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, crimes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 779
Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, rivalry, couples, family relations, relationship vs career, couple relations, fish out of water, fall in love, redemption, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: horse, riding accident, travel, romance, rehabilitation, couples, animal life, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 66K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.2
 17K
The Misfits (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, fall in love, divorce, bull riding, romance, moral dilemma, human nature, couples, cowboy, stripper, bounty hunter, falling in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 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: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, good versus evil, rivalry, murder, old west, gunslinger, tough heroes, redemption, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: criminal, outlaw, hanging, judge, lawyer, vengeance, starting over, vigilantism, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, teachers and students, couple relations, love and romance, love, school, friendship, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, jail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 452
Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, farm, friendship, widow, couple relations, friends, couples, small town life, small town, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 3K
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, escape, murder, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, confined, couple relations, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: touching, realistic, road movie, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: on the road, pharmacist, pharmacy, love and romance, couple relations, mental illness, couples, disability, lovers on the run, social misfits, male female relationship, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, pursuit, old west, rivalry, danger, chases and races, society, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Comes a Horseman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: land, oil, crimes, underdog, romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, intrigue, love and romance, vengeance, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, australian, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, against the odds, old west, crimes, dishonesty, partners, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, wyoming, pacific ocean, texas, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, folk hero, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Of Mice and Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: friendship, great depression, farm, village life, profanity, follow your dream, social relations, down on your luck, working class, human nature, social decay, americana ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 3K
Focus (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution, they find themselves aligned with a local Jewish immigrant ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: anti semitism, racism, mistaken identity, false accusation, injustice, discrimination, job seeking, life is a bitch, couple relations, society, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 22K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, against the odds, human nature, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sweet Land (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Style: touching, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, society, couple relations, social issues, prejudice, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, couples, family problems, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 770
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, politics, infidelity, love triangle, social differences, couples, society, love affair, fall in love, family relations, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, alcohol abuse, friendship, catholicism, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love triangle, society, understanding, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, romantic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, destiny, romance, fall in love, childhood, social differences, understanding, painting, inheritance, stranger, art, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s, 19th century ...
Place: florida, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Today and Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This movie tells a story of young people from 'Ant tribe' in Beijing. By telling the story of these young people, Today and Tomorrow shows the psychological changes of college graduates. It reflects their confusion about future and love. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, society, life is a bitch, cause and meaning, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, twentysomething life, gays and lesbians, gender, twenty something, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: incest, abortion, storytelling, coming of age, orphan, new job, nurse, orphanage, coming-of-age, romance, love and romance, first love ...
Time: 1920s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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