Movies like American Outlaws

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American Outlaws (2001)
 6.0
 14K
American Outlaws (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest manhunt in the history of the Old West and, as their fame grows, so will the legend of their leader, a young outlaw by the name of Jessie James.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, surprise ending, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battles, battle, family relations, secret, street shootout, horse, criminal, sheriff, outlaw, courage, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, hopes, chases and races, folk hero, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: florida, missouri

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Most similar movies to American Outlaws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about gun, gunfight, cowboy, heroes, crimes, horse and rivalry mostly in Western, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like American Outlaws: Young Guns II (1990), Young Guns (1988), Gang of Roses (2003), Return of the Seven (1966), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 31K
Young Guns II (1990)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Only three of the original five "young guns" -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: old west, native american, cowboy, friendship, betrayal, coming of age, on the run, prostitute, prison, escape, sheriff, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1870s ...
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 55K
Young Guns (1988)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, old west, friendship, gunfight, outlaw gang, chase, cowboys and outlaws, on the run, vigilantism, small town, street shootout, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.4
 983
Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, violence, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, good versus evil, vigilantism, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, heroes, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Return of the Seven (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, old west, village, horse riding, vengeance, kidnapping, rescue, partners, underdog, society, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pardon, van, dynamite, buddies, rescue, criminal heroes, confined, society, heroes, escapades, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
 290K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, sonora, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The War Wagon (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, gold, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, gunfight, caper, jail, heroes, ranch, cowboy ...
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 25K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, strong violent content, violence spree, old west, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and betrayal within the outlaw band, the stage is set for a blazing and climactic ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, old west, criminal, outlaw, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, battles, dictator, army, criminal heroes, partners, gang, escapades, heroes, politics, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.8
 127K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, 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, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, sheriff, cowboy, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 6K
Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, old west, gunfight, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, legends and myths, unfulfillment, gambling, opium, loss of eyesight ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 80s
Place: south dakota, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, family relations, revenge, gambling, vengeance, investigation, crimes, family life, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 39K
The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, good versus evil, small town, group of criminals, friendship, old west, kidnapping, heroes, sheriff, gunslinger, western town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 222K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, cowboy, texas ranger, adventure, indians, good versus evil, escapades, escape, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the young Texas Ranger, John Reid, is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the militaristic outlaw leader, Butch Cavendich, he is rescued by an old childhood Comanche friend, Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds, he dedicates his life ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, old west, adventure, crimes, friends, escapades, assassination, secret identity, daring rescue, coming of age, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 752
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, master warrior, soldier, martial arts, fighting style, western town, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, escapades, military ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Comancheros (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, gambler, texas ranger, renegade, chase, gang, murder, crimes, adventure, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 753
Blind Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, fighting crime, crimes, old west, dishonesty, soldier, on the run, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, one man army, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 12K
Bad Girls (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four former harlots try to leave the wild west (Colorado, to be exact) and head north to make a better life for themselves. Unfortunately someone from Cody's past won't let it happen that easily.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: old west, on the run, prostitute, blonde, pistol duel, fast draw, small western town, revenge, friendship, escapades, lone wolves, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: texas, usa, colorado, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Hills Run Red (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets out and goes home, he finds that his wife has died in poverty ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes, chases and races, danger, rivalry, vengeance, american civil war, crimes, hitman, gunshot ...
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crossfire Trail (2001)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rafe Covington is as good as his word, and he's determined to keep his promise to a dying man that he'll look after the man's widow and Wyoming ranch. But the widow doubts the integrity of drifter Covington. And an unscrupulous land ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: righting the wronged, adventure, best friends, love and romance, romance, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, small town life, countryside, love, hitman ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1880s, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Return of Sabata (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, heroes, anti heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, old west, lone wolves, male female relationship, mixed martial arts, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 1K
Big Kill (2019)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A tenderfoot from Philadelphia, two misfit gamblers on the run, and a deadly preacher have a date with destiny in a boom town gone bust called Big Kill.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, murder, cowboy, lone wolves, danger, deadly, partners, rivalry, escapades, heroes, society, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, partners, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, society, heroes, criminal heroes, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, massacre, anti hero, gold, sheriff, greed, vengeance, deal, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sonora, new mexico, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 960
Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, desert, old west, pregnancy, stagecoach, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, escapades, partners, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 459
Yuma (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, small town, political corruption, americana, heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, gang, good versus evil, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 1K
Texas, Adios (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The tough gun-man Burt Sullivan (Franco Nero) leaves his job as a town sheriff to go to Mexico to find the man, Cisco, who killed his father many years ago. He and his younger brother arrive in a small town where everybody is afraid of Cisco who has ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolutionary, gunfight, sheriff, murder, vigilantism, track down, siblings relations, political unrest, old west, vengeance, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%