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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
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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 makes money off the stagecoach passengers. Hildy, a prostitute from the nearest town, moves in with him. Hogue has everything going his way until the advent of the automobile ends the era of the stagecoach.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, lyrical, allegory, bloody, affectionate, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, left to die, prostitute, rattlesnake, stagecoach, reverend, vengeance, prospector, old west, friendship, friends, resentment, homeless, revenge, drinking alcohol, drinking, death, survival, dancing, horse, thief, snake, money, car, motorcycle ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, san francisco, arizona, nevada, california, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, harsh and melancholic films with plots about runaway, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, drinking alcohol and drinking mostly in Drama, Western and Romance genres. Some movies like The Ballad of Cable Hogue: Damsel (2018), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Cat Ballou (1965), Paint Your Wagon (1969), The Hi-Lo Country (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Damsel (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, love, marriage proposal, husband wife relationship, murder, brother brother relationship, native american, survival, old west, money, chase, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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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, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, brothel, mining town, brothel madam, americana, unfulfilled love, old west, folk, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver ...
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92%
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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: semi serious, captivating, twists and turns, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: vengeance, rescue, ranch, murder, redemption, criminal heroes, old west, wilderness, family relations, hitman, satire, hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: outlaw, criminal, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, united states, san antonio texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, tunnel, gold, kidnapping, love triangle, mining, polyamory, gold rush, hijacking, prospector, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa, michigan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, cowboy, pickup truck, human nature, homecoming, introspection, truck, gunfight, desert ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, aging, bank, small town, gold, wedding, redemption, lone wolves, adventure, best friends, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 70s
Place: california, idaho, texas
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set against the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiking, friendship, self discovery, disorder, obsessive quest, americana, friends, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck, hidden identity, leadership ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, oregon, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
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The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: old west, haunted by the past, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, parents and children, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, family relations, betrayal, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
Style: realistic, sincere, contemplative, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: manhunt, friendship, gunfight, destiny, sheriff, gore, aging, corporal punishment, crimes, escapades, obsessive quest, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, fall in love, divorce, bull riding, romance, moral dilemma, human nature, couples, cowboy, bounty hunter, stripper, falling in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 594
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: offbeat, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: friendship, bank, gang, betrayal, misfit, crimes, music band, musician's life, music, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Ride with the Devil (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an ...
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, raid, war, romance, save the lady, reincarnation, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, love and romance, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri, texas, germany, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, graduation, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, drinking, drinking alcohol, roommate, party, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, prague, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, looking for love, couples, culture clash, hotel, waitress, priest, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, divorce, wedding, stripper, strip club, bittersweet, redemption, working class, rich and poor, social differences, americana, american dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, atmospheric, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, native american attack, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, terrorizing, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, save the day, gunfight, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: iowa, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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.
Style: anthology, funny, ironic, light, captivating ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, bank robbery, native american, wagon train, stagecoach, card playing, shooting, dog, violence, bounty hunter, parody ...
Place: arizona, new mexico, oregon
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44%
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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, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, el paso texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, dog, distopia, post apocalypse, survival, satire, nuclear holocaust, impregnation, telepathy, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
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Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, vengeance, gunfight, redemption, revenge, regret, one last job, cowboy, small town, mutilation, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.6
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El Dorado (1966)
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, realistic, serious, 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, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, sonora, mexico, california
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43%
 7.1
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Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, party, murder, tango, jealousy, lust, desertion, romance, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, couples, dealer, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, workplace romance, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: amish, opposites attract, love affair, forbidden love, rivalry, good versus evil, murder, old west, gunslinger, tough heroes, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, civil war veteran, friendship, violence, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, sexy, realistic, feel good, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, interracial relations, romance, lifestyle, young lovers, couples, looking for love, city life, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, rome italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, fetish, self discovery, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, adultery, husband wife relationship, schizophrenic, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%