Cattle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cattle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, rough, complex and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with cattle, rivalry, mentor, violence, gunfight, storytelling, gun, runaway, crimes and murder plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Mexico and other countries.
cattle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cattle: The Cowboys (1972), Chisum (1970), Bullhead (2011), The King of the Cattle (1996), The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972), The Rare Breed (1966), The Proposition (1996), Monsters (2010), Cattle King (1963), Alvarez Kelly (1966).

List of cattle movies

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, on the road, buddies, crimes, gold, gunfight, teenage boy, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
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Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, cattle, aging, elderly, dishonesty, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, cons and scams, heroes, billy the kid, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 80s, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, yuma arizona, tucson arizona, arizona ...
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Bullhead (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: mafia, snitch, vengeance, violence, crime, crimes, farm, friendship, life is a bitch, business venture, haunted by the past, notoriety ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, flanders
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The King of the Cattle (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: O Rei do Gado is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and displayed by Rede Globo, 17 June 1996 to February 15, 1997, totaling 209 chapters and 130 in the original version of the SIC in Portugal.
Plot: cattle, star crossed lovers, rivalry, love triangle, land dispute, world war two, murder, ambush, ambition, abused woman, politician, domestic violence ...
Place: italy
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The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenager Ben Mockridge feels life in a Wild West farm town has nothing better to offer then horse-cart racing with other hicks, so he naively begs cattle company owner Frank Culpepper to engage him as youngest cowboy for a long cattle trail to a ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, cowboy, cattle, teenage life, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, crimes, follow your dream, adventure, tough heroes, friends ...
Place: colorado, new mexico
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The Rare Breed (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and her daughter Hilary are left to carry out his dream: the introduction of Hereford cattle into the American West. They enlist Sam "Bulldog" Burnett in their efforts to transport ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: vigilantism, heroes, redemption, horse and wagon, frontier justice, cattle, whistling, breeding, animal life, righting the wronged, friends, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: texas, europe, usa, england, st. louis missouri
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The Proposition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In early 19th century Wales, Catherine Morgan, a widow with two daughters, must endure the bumpy road to a distant market in order to sell her cattle to save her farm and family.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: estate, family relations, colonel, cattle, self discovery, survival, farm, sexual content, hopes, love and romance, downfall, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales, england
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Monsters (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, Guatemala
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, tense, psychotronic, breathtaking ...
Plot: monster, quarantine, alien, infected, alien encounter, infection, nasa, distopia, survival, jungle, invasion, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, latin america
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Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, cattle, rivalry, state affairs, heroes, chases and races, crimes, wiretap, old west, uninhibited rivalry, rancher, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
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Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, allegory ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, accomplice, colonel, cattle, chase, fugitives, lone wolves, danger, hostages, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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Timbuktu (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Mauritania, France, Qatar
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, compassionate, emotional, intense ...
Plot: political unrest, religions or cults, legal, family in crisis, life turned upside down, religious differences, islam, desert, religious fanatic, abuse of power, culture clash, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
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Mutilations (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A high school science teacher takes his students on a field trip to see a UFO sighting. What they didn't expect, was that it was a flying saucer that crashed a farm house, and an alien predator feeds on humans, killing each student one by one!
Plot: alien, cattle, alien invasion, gore, astronomer, teenage protagonist, cow, cabin, field trip, evil alien, splatter, ufo ...
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Diamond Head (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: redemption, interracial relations, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, family in crisis, racism, introspection, romance, ego clash, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hawaii, honolulu hawaii
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Zandy's Bride (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: mail order bride, survival, society, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, farm, family relations, couples, wrestling, rape, bear ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco
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Mademoiselle (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sexually repressed school teacher releases her pent up passions in a series of shocking crimes.
Style: sexual, disturbing, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: village, countryside, obsession, teacher, human nature, opposites attract, society, forgery, couples, dangerous attraction, isolation, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
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The Gunfighters (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this pilot Western produced for Canadian television, two brothers and their cousin become bandits to rescue their ranch from a greedy land developer.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tv series pilot
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, ranch, criminal, anti hero, graphic violence, injustice, tough heroes, farm, friends, family relations, vengeance, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, texas, wyoming
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Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, last wish, estrangement, parents and children, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, coming of age, starting over, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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The Sacketts (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, rough, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, american civil war, siblings relations, vigilantism, old west, homecoming, partners, cards, fight for supremacy, family feud, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: tennessee, santa fe new mexico
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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, starting over, going straight, danger, crimes, society, hopes, heroes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
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The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, danger, secret laboratory, imaginary, alien contact, life turned upside down, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disability, cyborgs, laboratory, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: nevada, usa
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, exciting, serious, epic ...
Plot: british army, siege, military, human spirit, battles, native, soldier, war, british empire, survival, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa, england
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Brightness (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, light
Plot: magic, sorcerer, obsessive quest, imaginary, youth, coming of age, escapades, on the run, rivalry, supernatural, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: africa
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Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, hidden identity, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, family relations, road trip, on the road, female impersonator, self discovery, transsexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states, california, new york
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Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, youth, bittersweet, love and romance, coming of age, golden years, resentment, couples, friendship, family life ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
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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, serious ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, racial slur, on the road, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, partners, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, emotional, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: great depression, dancing, social decay, ambition, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, crimes, reward, down on your luck, depression, suicidal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, santa monica california, california, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, psychopath, cruelty, torture, murder, cannibal, gory, cannibalism, severed foot, sadism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
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Texas Rangers (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly to form a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. With a few veterans of the war, most of the recruits are young men who have little or ...
Style: serious, harsh, exciting, touching, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, adventure, rescue, danger, rivalry, crimes, love triangle, tiger, tough heroes, interracial relations, heroes, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, canada ...
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Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, social differences, life is a bitch, hopes, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: countryside, homecoming, against the odds, wilderness, rock, friends, buddies, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, blues, fainting ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
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