Cattle ranch movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cattle ranch movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, suspense, talky and rough films and TV shows about / with cattle ranch, gunfight, violence, cowboy, ranch, horse, storytelling, murder, vengeance and rivalry plots mostly in Western, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cattle ranch: The Hi-Lo Country (1998), Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1964), Prime Cut (1972), Will Penny (1967), He Rides Tall (1964), Gunfight in Abilene (1967), McLintock! (1963), The Second Time Around (1961), Taggart (1964), Red Dog: True Blue (2016).

List of cattle ranch movies

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, pickup truck, cowboy, homecoming, human nature, introspection, gunfight, desert ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
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Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this western, a gambler wins a big Mexican ranch and decides to herd all of the cattle upon it into Texas. The crook enlists the aide of a few Mexicans, but they don't realize he plans to cheat them. En route, the cattle drivers are ambushed ...
Plot: horse chase, ambush, cattle ranch, outlaw gang, gang, saddle, rancher, outlaw, arizona territory, fast draw, holster, showdown ...
Place: mexico, arizona
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 6.8
 4K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, collector, crime, crimes, small community, vengeance, gang, factory, rivalry, wheat field ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 7.1
 4K
Will Penny (1967)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lone wolves, heroes, rescue, aging, mountain, cabin, gunfight, cowboy, horse, human nature, tragic love, introspection ...
Time: 60s
Place: montana, oregon, california, usa
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 6.0
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He Rides Tall (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rancher is pressured by his cheating wife and a gang leader, into trying to cripple a marshal's gun hand, after that marshal killed his murderous son in self defense.
Style: suspense
Plot: abduction, scalping, deception, revenge, henchman, falling down stairs, kidnapping, pursuit, gunfight, gang member, stock footage, outlaw gang ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona
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Gunfight in Abilene (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of ...
Style: suspense
Plot: outlaw, gang leader, fistfight, cattleman, gang member, barfly, damsel in distress, redemption, ambush, cattle ranch, gunshot, henchman ...
Time: 1860s
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 7.2
 12K
McLintock! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: George Washington McLintock, 'GW' to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away at school for the last two years. He's also ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rancher, spanking, romance, mogul, rivalry, farce, husband wife relationship, ranch, cowboy, unsupportive spouse, cigarette smoking, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: arizona, ireland, alaska, california
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The Second Time Around (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: gambling, widow, society, americana, rivalry, friends, family relations, love triangle, starting over, vigilantism, single parent, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: arizona, new york, usa
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 5.7
 241
Taggart (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: revenge, old west, crimes, heroes, farm, fish out of water, tough heroes, rivalry, master criminal, deadly, law and order, killer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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Red Dog: True Blue (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Explores the early events leading up to Red Dog's discovery on the road to Dampier, and his ultimate rise from ordinary dog to Australian legend.
Plot: human animal relationship, dog movie, australian outback, dog, lost dog, cattle, bedroom, swimming pool, truck, escape, beating, therapy ...
Time: year 1969
Place: australia
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My Dog the Champion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, family relations, urban, society, ambition, alien encounter, teenage life, friends, family, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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 7.0
 4K
Lawman (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, old west, wilderness, crimes, social decay, tough law enforcer, social misfits, violence spree, americana, dark hero, one against many, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1880s
Place: new mexico, arizona
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The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to his southern hometown, Peters quickly learns that nothing has really ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspense
Plot: racism, interracial relations, civil war veteran, crimes, vigilantism, life is a bitch, americana, injustice, vengeance, society, american civil war, rivalry ...
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 7.2
 11K
Big Jake (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, rescue, estrangement, presumed dead, heroes, scout, cigar smoking, old west, gang, reunion, homecoming ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, california
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 6.2
 2K
The Locusts (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A drifter enters a small town looking for employment. While working at the local cattle ranch, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Kitty and becomes involved in a deadly yet erotic love triangle.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, small town, couple relations, small town life, aging, mind game, pets, family life, parents and children, dangerous attraction, love and romance, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: kansas, usa
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No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Iran
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert ... and the visa that allows them to leave Tehran to do so.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, state affairs, hopes, against the rules, musician's life, youth, teenage life, friendship, song ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, london, tehran iran, persia
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Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, tragic love, americana, haunted by the past, old west, buddies, partners, love and romance, romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
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The Ballad of Josie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A frontier widow (Doris Day) aims to raise sheep despite a cattle rancher (George Kennedy) in old Wyoming.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: range war, starting over, gender, society, feminism, farm, social relations, strong female presence, silly humor, hopes, couple relations, couples ...
Place: usa, wyoming
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 8.3
 26K
Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: autism, against the odds, human spirit, female protagonist, scientist, mother daughter relationship, disability, ambition, panic attack, teacher, mentally challenged, genius ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1951, year 1975, 60s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa, harvard university, arizona, boston
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 7.4
 38K
Three Burials (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, on the road, racial slur, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, hopes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, houston texas ...
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 5.4
 16K
Serving Sara (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler (Perry) is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore (Hurley) with divorce papers.
Style: funny, road movie, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, divorce, rivalry, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, race against time, husband wife relationship, unfaithful husband, on the road, road trip, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, texas, miami, dallas texas ...
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The Big Gundown (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, manhunt, chase, mormon, waterhole, maverick, child killer, false accusation, wanted, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, sonora
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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, danger, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
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 7.4
 65K
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
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, bounty hunter, hanging, psychopath, train robbery, gang, crimes, chases and races, obsessive quest, love affair, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, quarry, 70s
Place: montana, canada, missouri, usa, wyoming ...
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I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, pregnancy, rebellion, family relations, wilderness, family problems, animal life, parents and children, society, husband wife relationship, poacher, car accident ...
Place: africa, kenya, italy
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 19K
Hud (1963)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, generation gap, rancher, americana, human nature, redemption, parents and children, family life, family problems, irresponsible, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa, california
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 6.8
 13K
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brothel, immigrants, culture clash, injustice, idealism, crimes, rescue, dishonesty, political corruption, marshal, gunfight, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1890s, 18th century
Place: usa, vietnam, wyoming, asia, montana ...
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Fast Food Nation (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food and features an ...
Style: disturbing, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: public health, fast food restaurant, illegal immigration, hamburger, butcher, junk food, americana, factory worker, fighting the system, realism, cooking and food, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, colorado, mexico, california
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 7.4
 13K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
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