Frontier town movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant frontier town movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense and cult film films and TV shows about / with frontier town, gunfight, gun, criminal, old west, cowboy, saloon, violence, horse and revenge plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as frontier town: High Plains Drifter (1973), Nothing to Declare (2010), Blazing Saddles (1974), Never Grow Old (2019), When Calls the Heart (2013), Outlaws and Angels (2016), Death Wish (1974), High Noon (2000), Ned Kelly (1970), Hard Bounty (1995).

List of frontier town movies

High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, suspense, justice, greed, murder, vengeance, gang, cowboy, gunfight, rape ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: witty, realistic, feel good, emotional, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: customs officer, culture clash, reluctant partners, comedy duo, society, politics, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, frontier town, coworker relationship, love affair, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1986, year 1993, 20th century
Place: belgium, france, europe
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, funny, light, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, cowboy, racism, satire, gay slur, cowboys and outlaws, small town, racial slur, absurd humor, governor, ethnic slur, ku klux klan ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
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Never Grow Old (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: violence, outlaw gang, death, murder, husband wife relationship, funeral, society, adaptation, brutality, life is a bitch, culture clash, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, oregon, ireland, america
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When Calls the Heart (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elizabeth Thatcher, a cultured young teacher in 1910, fears leaving her comfortable world in the city. But when she accepts a teaching position in a frontier town, she finds new purpose and love with a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feminist film ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teacher, small town, sister sister relationship, ambition, workplace situations, diary, reading someone else's diary, female teacher, hopes, workplace, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa
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Outlaws and Angels (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gang of cold-blooded outlaws narrowly escapes a blood-soaked bank robbery in a grimy frontier town. With a notorious bounty hunter hot on their trail, these nefarious criminals desperately need a place to hide out before night falls. Fate brings ...
Style: brutal, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, bank robbery, gang, old west, brutality, on the run, violence, home invasion, betrayal, plot twist, hostage, suspense ...
Time: 1880s
Place: new mexico, texas, mexico, el paso texas
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Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: controversial, rough, harsh, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, violence, vengeance, revenge, police, murder, home invasion, rape and revenge, gang, gunfight, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, honolulu hawaii ...
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High Noon (2000)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High Noon tells the story of a lawman named Will Kane (Skerritt) who has just married a young bride, Amy (Thompson), promising to leave his dangerous career and settle down for a quiet life. Just as they are about to leave, word comes that a vicious ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: courage, revenge, one against many, sheriff, small town, one man army, showdown, ex convict, cowardice, train station, outlaw gang, marriage ...
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Ned Kelly (1970)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Unable to support his family in the Australian outback, a man turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and eventually becomes involved in murders. Based on the life of famed 19th-century ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Plot: aborigine, criminal, heroes, manhunt, prison, frontier town, bank robber, folk hero, society, ambition, violence spree, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: australia, ireland, new south wales
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Hard Bounty (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donnie and her whores strap on guns, saddle up, and ride out seeking justice.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, female gunfighter, vengeance, prostitute, woman with a gun, strong female lead, female fight, murder, duel, sex scene, texas ranger, bartender ...
Time: 19th century
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Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, power struggle, rivalry, gold rush, prostitute, gunfight, lifestyle, dishonesty, violence, society, brothel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: south dakota, usa
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Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: funny, road movie, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, adult
Plot: desert, chase, lizard, talking animals, friendship, save the day, cowboy, sheriff, chameleon, snake, identity crisis, duel ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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Shootout in a One-Dog Town (1974)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A small-town banker is forced to protect his town against a vicious gang of bank robbers determined to get the $200,000 stored in his bank.
Plot: frontier town, gang of outlaws, showdown, bank robbery, gunslinger, old west, small western town, cowboy, fight, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws, horse ...
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The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, dominant woman, on the road, vengeance, mysterious character, wilderness, gunslinger, promise, escort, woman with a gun, chase, suspense ...
Place: usa, utah
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Will Penny (1967)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: horse, gunfight, cowboy, anarchist, mountain, heroes, rescue, lone wolves, aging, child, widow, cow ...
Time: 60s
Place: oregon, usa, california, montana
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Chaos Walking (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen fantasy
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, mind reading, wilderness, fantasy world, distant planet, attempted escape, swamp, space, teenager, jealousy, farmer ...
Time: 23rd century
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Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, fall in love, relationship vs career, family life, social differences, hopes, follow your dream, blind ambition, family relations, workplace situations, love, christian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
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Sheriff Callie's Wild West (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA, South Korea, France
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A kids' western centered on a kitty-cat sheriff whose job is to ensure that the town of Nice and Friendly Corners remains the friendliest town in the West.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: old west, law enforcement, friendship, friends, small town, fictional city, female bartender, sheriff, female protagonist, deputy sheriff, disney, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: 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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gunslinger, small town, old west, ranch, hopes, rivalry, society, starting over, going straight, heroes, graphic violence, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, santa fe new mexico, yuma arizona
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Vengeance (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of Cannon Films' two 1976 Italian-Israeli co-productions starring Lee Van Cleef and Leif Garrett (Gianfranco Parolini's Pistola di Dio was the other), this spaghetti western was actually shot in the Middle East by American director ...
Plot: revenge, youth, hunting, rape, rape and revenge, rape victim, sexual sadism, blaxploitation, death, sex, violence, mexican ...
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Menace on the Mountain (1970)
Genre: Family, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A period piece about the McIver family trying to protect there home from Civil War deserters. Actor Jodie Foster, then approximately 8, plays Suellen McIver. Actor Mitch Vogel, Jamie, is their protector.
Plot: civil war, american civil war, combat, street fight, musket, old west, mountain lion, frontier town, gunfight, outlaw gang, justice, fistfight ...
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: intense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, betrayal, vengeance, greed, bank robbery, stolen gold, going straight, haunted by the past, criminal's revenge, on the run, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, texas, usa, latin america ...
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Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A haggard cowboy reflects upon his life while awaiting his death.
Plot: gunfight, bartender, sword, deputy, thief, old man, outlaw gang, bank robbery, grief, cowboy, witch doctor, cave ...
Place: texas
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Monte Walsh (2003)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the range and the occasional trip into town. Monte ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: heroes, small town, old west, forbidden love, against the odds, righting the wronged, society, escapades, human nature, working class, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming, usa
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: exciting, humorous, funny, light, twist ending ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, twists and turns, cons and scams, unlikely partners, con artists, card playing, strong female character, native americans, gambler, swindle, con men ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
Place: mississippi, usa, louisiana, california
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The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, civil war, escort, chase, apache territory, little boy, revenge, grief, death of child, funeral, wilderness, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: new mexico, arizona
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Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, touching, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, firing squad, texas ranger, american history, social problems, survival, expedition, friends, tribe, tough heroes, partners, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, extraterrestrial, ufo, monster, evil alien, cowboy, alien contact, space and aliens, invasion, human versus alien, gunslinger ...
Time: future, 1870s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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Chato's Land (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A posse pursues Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) a mestizo indian after he killed a US marshal in self-defense. As they get deeper into Indian territory, just who is hunting who.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, native american, revenge, redsploitation, rape, redneck, snake, jungle, rape and revenge, civil war, nature, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, sonora, new mexico, mexico
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Breakheart Pass (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, train, indians, secret service, gunfight, suspense, u.s. marshal, prisoner, murder mystery, governor, track down, train travel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, ireland, california, utah
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