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, suspenseful, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with cowboys and outlaws, cowboy, gun, gunfight, cowboy hat, violence, revolver, cowboy boots, winchester rifle and pistol plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Spain, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cowboys and outlaws: American Outlaws (2001), Six Gun (2008), The Kid (2019), Young Guns (1988), Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), The Gundown (2011), The Appaloosa (1966), Streets of Laredo (1995), Prairie Fever (2008), Crossfire Trail (2001).

List of cowboys and outlaws movies

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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: old west, gang, heroes, rebelliousness, rivalry, rebellion, dishonesty, cowboys and outlaws, battle, battles, family relations, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida, missouri
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 4.1
 73
Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: tense, captivating, suspense, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, danger, rivalry, old west, track down, crimes, retired, cowboys and outlaws, arrest, gunfight, horse, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
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 5.9
 6K
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: realistic, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Plot: cowboy, outlaw gang, sheriff, billy the kid, brother sister relationship, posse, squad, criminal, outlaw, cowboys and outlaws, ambush, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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 6.9
 54K
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, vigilantism, small town, on the run, street shootout, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, nebraska, arizona ...
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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, revolution, heroes, rescue, partners, danger, rivalry, rebelliousness, gunslinger, gunfight, french, cowboys and outlaws ...
Time: 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, france
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The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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 4.5
 800
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, track down, vigilantism, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, desert, tough heroes, hitman ...
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, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, folk hero, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, sonora
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Streets of Laredo (1995)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
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, manhunt, track down, crimes, haunted by the past, on the road, escapades, heroes, deadly, rivalry, gang of outlaws, cowboy and outlaw ...
Time: 90s, 1890s
Place: texas, usa
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 5.2
 601
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, on the run, love and romance, criminal heroes, woman in danger, tough heroes, chases and races, unlikely couple, lone wolves, danger, 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, tense, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: adventure, best friends, love and romance, romance, righting the wronged, countryside, small town life, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, love, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 1880s, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa, virginia, california
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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, exciting, feel good, light
Plot: gold rush, brother brother relationship, hitman, gold, one last job, murder, cowboys and outlaws, escapades, alcohol, male friendship, friendship between men, bound and gagged ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s, 50s
Place: oregon, san francisco, california
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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, vengeance, crimes, parents and children, heist, family relations, bank, criminal heroes, partners, gunfight, brother brother relationship, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: 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, outlaw, preacher, priest, cowboy hat, street shootout, female nudity, violence, showdown, gun ...
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 7.0
 100K
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, debt, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, strong female character, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, california
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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: rough, tense, brutal, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: american civil war, western hero, old west, crimes, morality, fight, heroes, gunfight, escape, chase, sheriff, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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Strange Empire (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, danger, survival, small town, strong female presence, woman, social relations, heroes, rivalry, cowboys and outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, montana
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, old west, outlaw, criminal, tough guy, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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 4.4
 137
Dead Aim (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A traveling gravedigger during an (unspecified) war adopts a orphan he finds alone in the desert. After the war with the orphan grown and business slow, the orphan begins to generate business himself by shooting people. The orphan wants to make one ...
Plot: cowboy hat, mexican standoff, escape, cowboy shirt, desert, kiss, adultery, husband wife relationship, orphan, civil war, interracial romance, blood splatter ...
Place: arizona
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The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, bank, child in peril, rich and poor, family, adventure, dishonesty, on the run, crimes, danger, heroes, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new orleans
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 6.4
 422
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bar fight, small town, political corruption, americana, heroes, gang, good versus evil, dishonesty, lone wolves, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
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Machismo: 40 Graves for 40 Guns (1971)
Genre: Western, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A jailed Mexican bandit is offered a pardon if he will cross the border into Mexico and bring back a gang of murderous gold thieves.
Plot: tragic villain, violence, gore, pistol, main character dies, cowboy shirt, massacre, horse, axe, blood splatter, old west, deal ...
Time: 1910s
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Cannon for Cordoba (1970)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1916, a Mexican rebel named Cordoba steals six cannons from the forces of General Pershing who's been sent to bring order to the Texas-Mexico border. Pershing assigns a soldier named Rod Douglas to retrieve the cannons.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, soldier, train robbery, mexican revolution, mountain, heroes, lone wolves, military, adventure, betrayal, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, small town, gunslinger, graphic violence, heroes, starting over, danger, going straight, crimes, rivalry, society, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona
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 4.4
 234
Four Rode Out (1969)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this western, a Mexican desperado tries to flee his partner, a determined girl friend, and a US Marshal.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, on the road, heroes, on the run, chases and races, deadly, crimes, adventure, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke Mills in self-defense, the town leaders decide it's time for a change. ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, saloon owner, marshal, crimes, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, heroes, vengeance, down on your luck, old west, small town life, self defense ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
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 6.9
 3K
Firecreek (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, pregnancy, sociopath, sheriff, crimes, chases and races, good versus evil, society, aging, countryside, small town, anti war ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, usa
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Hour of the Gun (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, revenge, western town, gunfight, friends, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, buddies, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: arizona
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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: mild violence, windmill, warrior, tough guy, cowboy shirt, murder mystery, matador, cowboys and outlaws, fistfight, drifter, sidekick, rancher ...
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Ramon the Mexican (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ramon avenges his brother's murder and kills the Baxter Family. The surviving Slim Baxter joins for his revenge a troubled gang, which has also a lot to settle with Ramon. Source: SWDB www.spaghetti-western.net
Plot: banquet, drunkenness, wound, criminal, showdown, arizona territory, veil, cigar smoking, gunfight, winchester rifle, revolver, dancing ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
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