Modern west movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant modern west movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, semi serious, cult film and dramatic films and TV shows about / with modern west, modern western, cowboy, cowboy hat, cowboy boots, cowboy shirt, horse, rivalry, tough guy and fistfight plots mostly in Western, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as modern west: Falcon Song (2014), When the Legends Die (1972), The Misfits (1961), All Hat (2007), Lone Star (1996), Bronco Billy (1980), Mackintosh and T.J. (1975), Stay Away, Joe (1968), Day of the Wolves (1971), Lonely Are the Brave (1962).

List of modern west movies

 5.6
 46
Falcon Song (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A drifter helps a rancher's granddaughter find her true calling.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, whimsical, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, hopes, rivalry, americana, farm, small town, modern west, wizards and magicians, small town life, imaginary, secret movement, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: modern west, mentor, native american, native american reservation, rodeo, orphan, life is a bitch, elderly, ambition, aging, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 70s
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My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Scott Glenn is H.D., a champion rodeo rider whose career is ruined after being gored by a bull. He returns home to discover things have drastically changed -- the family farm has been abandoned, his old girlfriend Julie (Kate Capshaw) is a now a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, modern west, aging, golden years, ambition, rising to stardom, elderly, hopes, single parent, couples, farm, nursing ...
Time: 90s
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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, sentimental, sincere, 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
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 5.2
 500
All Hat (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con returns to his rural Ontario roots and outwits a corrupt and wealthy thoroughbred owner trying to take over a slew of local farms. Ray Dokes, a charming ex-ballplayer, returns from jail to discover the rural landscape of his childhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ranch, friendship, adventure, vengeance, addiction, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, gambling, rich kid, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.4
 28K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: twists and turns, tense, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, law enforcement, parents and children, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, southern usa, new jersey ...
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 6.1
 11K
Bronco Billy (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, showbiz, pregnancy, americana, false accusation, friendship, presumed dead, bribery, cowboy, romance, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, montana, idaho, usa, new jersey
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Mackintosh and T.J. (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Roy is a ranch hand and a drifter. He takes a young man into his care and helps him to grow up.
Style: cult film
Plot: cowboy boots, cowboy hat, murder mystery, drifter, fistfight, violence, tough guy, horse, saddle, poetic justice, justice, murder ...
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: countryside, homecoming, against the odds, wilderness, rock, friends, buddies, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, blues, music band ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
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Day of the Wolves (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of six thieves selected from different areas are sent a letter that promises them a minimum of $50,000 and includes a plane ticket. The letter instructs them to grow a beard. After being given a blindfolded ride from the airport, they arrive ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: small town, one man army, shotgun, one against many, gun violence, modern western, man with no name, police brutality, gunfight, violence, beard, police shootout ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
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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: on the run, helicopter, escape, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, prison escape, sheriff, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
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 6.5
 396
The Ride (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A has-been cowboy is given a second chance at the hands of an unexpected teacher.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, family relations, cowboy, life is a bitch, ambition, rivalry, rising to stardom, sport, hopes, car chase, religions or cults, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
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The Last Cowboy (2003)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: John William 'Will' Cooper is a modern-day rancher, maintaining his ranch in hard times along with his friend and foreman Amos Russell. When Will's estranged daughter Jake returns to the ranch for her grandfather's funeral, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family life, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, estrangement, farm, rancher, father daughter relationship, female director, cowgirl, corral, modern west ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 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: uplifting, touching, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, social differences, city life, suburban life, human spirit, rivalry, marital problem, working class, contests and competitions, ambition, suburbs, blue collar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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 5.1
 127
Paper Hearts (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Western drama directed by Rod McCall. Henry deserted his family years before, Henry (James Brolin) kicks up a storm when he shows up to see his youngest daughter before her wedding. He has ulterior motives, including a divorce from wife Jenny (Sally ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), wedding, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, strong sexual content, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, profanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico
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The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, crimes, buddies, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, latin america, cuba ...
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Beyond the Law (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, special agents, undercover, police corruption, working undercover, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty, police investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona
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Bells of Innocence (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jux Jonas (Mike Norris) is stuck deep in the heart of Texas with his friends Oren (Carey Scott) and Conrad (David White) after an emergency plane landing. Soon, they realize they're far from safety, stranded in a strange community where the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: good versus evil, small town, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, supernatural, escapades, small town life, desert, curses spells and rituals, destiny, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 6.6
 5K
8 Seconds (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rodeo cowboy, bull riding, cowboy, sport, romance, rivalry, rising to stardom, ambition, human spirit, contests and competitions, rodeo, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, las vegas, arizona, new jersey
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