Cowboys and outlaws movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cowboys and outlaws movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, cowboy, gun, heroes, rivalry, crimes, cowboy hat, pistol and winchester rifle plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cowboys and outlaws: Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), Streets of Laredo (1995), Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973), American Outlaws (2001), Six Gun (2008), The Kid (2019), Young Guns (1988), The Gundown (2011), The Appaloosa (1966), Prairie Fever (2008).

List of cowboys and outlaws movies

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hogan, on his way to do some reconnaissance for a future mission to capture a French fort, encounters Sister Sara, a nun in trouble. Before he knows it, Hogan is accompanying Sister Sara in the dangerous frontier while she seeks to achieve a hidden ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, light, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, cowboys and outlaws, revolution, rescue, heroes, danger, partners, rivalry, rebelliousness, gunslinger, gunfight, french ...
Time: 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, france
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Streets of Laredo (1995)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, cowboys and outlaws, manhunt, track down, crimes, on the road, haunted by the past, rivalry, deadly, heroes, escapades, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 90s, 1890s
Place: texas, usa
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Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. marshal, cowboys and outlaws, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, family relations, bank, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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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 ...
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rebellion, rivalry, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battle, battles, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865
Place: missouri, florida
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 4.2
 81
Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: captivating, tense, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, danger, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, arrest, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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 5.9
 8K
The Kid (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, captivating
Plot: outlaw gang, sheriff, cowboy, billy the kid, posse, squad, criminal, outlaw, cowboys and outlaws, violence, gunfight, ambush ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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 6.9
 57K
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, anti hero, anti heroes, small town, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska, arizona, mexico ...
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The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A tough-as-rawhide cowpoke, debonair ladies' man and Harvard-educated smarty-britches roams from Frisco to Jalisco in pursuit of outlaws who killed his father...and in search of a mysterious orb possessing out-of-this world powers. Hot lead and ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventurer, lone wolves, bounty hunter, gadget, good versus evil, old west, tough heroes, chases and races, cowboys and outlaws, heroic mission, lawyer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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 4.5
 864
The Gundown (2011)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, vigilantism, track down, heroes, rivalry, crimes, mistaken identity, uninhibited rivalry, desert, hitman, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
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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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, wrestling, bounty hunter, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, village life, tough heroes, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sonora, mexico
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 5.1
 635
Prairie Fever (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, love and romance, on the run, woman in danger, tough heroes, lone wolves, danger, unlikely couple, chases and races, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight ...
Place: nevada
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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: adventure, best friends, love and romance, romance, righting the wronged, small town life, countryside, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, love, small town ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, victorian era, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
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Reverend's Colt (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Reverend Miller arrives in Tucson where he wants to build a church. But on the very day of his arrival a gang carries out a raid on the bank and the people of Tucson, who are suspicious of the new reverend because he carries a gun, immediately blame ...
Plot: cowboys and outlaws, revolver, cowboy and outlaw, religion, christian, winchester rifle, six shooter, reverend, repeating rifle, cowboy hat, violence, priest ...
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 7.0
 106K
Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, card playing, debt, strong female character, cheating, vengeance, gambler, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi river, mississippi, california
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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: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, small town, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, lone wolves, revolver, male female relationship, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
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Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Confederate soldier Matt Weaver returns to town after the Civil War, he finds that his home has been sold by town boss Sam Brewster. Brewster hires gunfighter Jules Gaspard d'Estaing to deal with Weaver, but d'Estaing's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, small town, vigilantism, soldier, gunshot wound, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws, lone wolves, crimes, injustice, social relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1860s
Place: new mexico, usa, texas, new orleans
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 5.5
 2K
Badland (2019)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Matthias Breecher, hired to track down the worst of the Confederate war criminals, roams the Old West seeking justice. His resolve is tested when he meets a determined pioneer woman who is far more than she seems.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, brutal ...
Plot: american civil war, gunslinger, western hero, notoriety, crimes, heroes, morality, old west, fight, escape, sheriff, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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Strange Empire (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1869 Alberta-Montana border country, “Strange Empire” is a Western whose heroes are women. With most of their men gone, and those who remain battling for control, the women struggle to survive, to find their independence, and to build a ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, small town life, power struggle, survival, small town, strong female presence, danger, woman, heroes, rivalry, social relations, cowboy and outlaw ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, montana
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The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: France, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt ...
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, light
Plot: gold rush, hitman, brother brother relationship, gold, one last job, friendship between men, murder, brother brother conflict, two brothers, prank, criminal, golddigger ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s, 50s
Place: oregon, san francisco, california
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 7.7
 297K
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: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, race against time, righting the wronged, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, sonora, yuma arizona ...
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Raise Your Hands, Dead Man, You're Under Arrest (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sando Kid is a medic on the battlefields of the civil war and a pacifist. One day he witnesses Yankee captain Grayton ruthlessly killing wounded and unarmed soldiers. He manages to survive thanks to the help of a friend and learns how to use a gun. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, rough
Plot: vigilantism, sexual content, rivalry, undercover, hotshot hero, heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, best friends, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
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The Bounty Killer (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, heroes, rivalry, relationship vs career, track down, starting over, tough heroes, crimes, misfit, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
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Cry Blood, Apache (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Telling the story of his early life in flashback, a former prospector (Joel McCrea, with flashback sequences featuring son Jody) explains his brutal massacre of a tribe of Indians. The only survivor (Marie Gahua) agrees to lead him to a secret gold ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, golden years, crimes, deadly, investigation, escapades, opposites attract, rescue, rivalry, danger, gang ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: arizona
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Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, gunfight, cowboy, murder, graphic violence, renegades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
'Doc' (1971)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A revisionist western, "Doc" is Frank Perry's attempt to accurately portray the lives and persons of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, and the now-legendary events that took place in the town of Tombstone, starring Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, americana, legends and myths, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, rivalry, danger, state affairs, crimes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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 4.5
 331
Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, lone wolves, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, deadly, gang, confined, vigilantism, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
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The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, revenge, bank robbery, pacifist, investigation, heist, vengeance, anti war, bank, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
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 6.3
 2K
Barquero (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jake Remy leads a gang of outlaw cutthroats making their escape toward Mexico from a successful robbery. Barring their way is a river--crossable only by means of a ferry barge. The barge operator, Travis, refuses to be bullied into providing ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, graphic violence, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes, escapades, heroes, gang, chases and races, territory, arizona territory, big breasts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, sonora, mexico, arizona
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes, chases and races, danger, rivalry, vengeance, american civil war, crimes, hitman, gunslinger ...
Place: austin texas
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 6.3
 525
Showdown (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: old west, cowboy, six shooter, gang, crimes, fugitives, save the day, on the run, escapades, chases and races, witnessing a crime, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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