Most Similar Movies to the Cowboys (1972)

Watch these movies if you like The Cowboys (1972).

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Open Range (2003)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Romance

In Montana in 1882, "Boss" Spearman is an open range cattleman, who, with hired hands Charley, Mose, and Button, is driving a herd cross country.
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Return to Snowy River (1988)

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western

Some years after his dangerous ride down the steep mountain to capture the Brumby herd and regain the colt, Jim Craig, now with a large herd of mountain-bred horses of his own, returns to take up with his girl, Jessica Harrison.
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Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)

Starring: John Wayne, George Kennedy, Gary Grimes, Neville Brand
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, Western

While J. D. Cahill (John Wayne), a widower and U. S.
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Rio Lobo (1970)

Genres: Adventure, Romance, War

During the final days of the American Civil War, the Union army payroll train is hijacked by Confederates led by Capt. Pierre Cordona and Sgt. Tuscarora Phillips.
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Rooster Cogburn (1975)

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western

Because of his drunkenness and questionable use of firearms, aging one-eyed (wearing a distinctive black eye patch) U. S.
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Bruce Boxleitner, Ernest Borgnine, Jeff Kober
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Aces 'N' Eights is a 2008 American made-for-television action-adventure Western film from RHI Entertainment, starring Casper Van Dien, Bruce Boxleitner and Ernest Borgnine.
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The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

Starring: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Western

The outlaw Butch Cavendish (Christopher Lloyd) and his gang of outlaws ride into a Texas village, killing everyone except a young boy, John Reid (Klinton Spilsbury).
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Chisum (1970)

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Biography, Western

John Chisum, a virtuous, patriarchal land baron, locks horns with greedy Lawrence Murphy, who will stop at nothing to get control of the trade and even the law in Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory.
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Wyatt Earp (1994)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews
Duration: 3h 11mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Crime

During the American Civil War, teenaged Wyatt Earp lives on his family farm in Pella, Iowa, while his older brothers Virgil and James serve with the Union Army.
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Heaven's Gate (1980)

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston
Duration: 3h 39mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western

Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino, and starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, Isabelle Huppert, Jeff Bridges, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, Joseph Cotten, Geoffrey Lewis, David Mansfield, Richard Masur, Terry O'Quinn, Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe and Nicholas Woodeson, the last two in their first film roles.
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True Grit (2010)

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama, Western

True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed, written, produced, and edited by the Coen brothers and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.
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The Shootist (1976)

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama, Romance, Western

The film begins with clips of John Wayne's past films. Aging gunfighter John Bernard "J. B.
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Quigley Down Under (1990)

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Matthew Quigley is an American cowboy with a specially modified rifle with which he can shoot accurately at extraordinary distances.
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Django Unchained (2012)

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington
Duration: 2h 45mins
Genres: Drama, Western

In early 1858 Texas, brothers Ace and Dicky Speck drive a group of shackled black slaves on foot.
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Big Jake (1971)

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Western

In 1909, near the Mexico-United States border, Martha McCandles runs a massive ranch with the help of her sons Jeff, Michael, and James.
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Tombstone (1993)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton
Duration: 2h 10mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

In 1879, members of an outlaw gang known to wear red sashes called the Cowboys, led by Curly Bill Brocius, ride into a Mexican town and interrupt a local police officer's wedding.
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The Deadly Trackers (1973)

Starring: Richard Harris, Rod Taylor, Al Lettieri, Neville Brand
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama, Western

Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick (Harris) is a pacifist.
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Pale Rider (1985)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Drama, Western

Outside the snowy mountain town of Lahood, California, thugs working for big-time miner Coy LaHood destroy the camp of a group of prospectors and their families.
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Monte Walsh (1970)

Starring: Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Palance, Mitchell Ryan
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Western

Monte Walsh is older cowboy facing the final days of the Old West era.
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd
Duration: 2h 6mins
Genres: Drama, Western

Tom Logan is a rustler experiencing hard times.
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