Cowboy Movies

List of the best movies about cowboys selected by visitors to our site: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The Kid, True Grit, Django Unchained, The Alamo, The Hateful Eight, Maverick, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, 3:10 to Yuma, Hostiles.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersDogs, Horses, Cowboys, Indians, Angels
PlotDancing, Bank robbery, Gambling, Money, Weapon
PlaceWild West, USA, Small cities
StyleLight, Fascinating, Tense, Fancy, Not for everyone

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Cowboys, Blonde girls, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, USA
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

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 ruthlessly pursued by a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garret.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Friends, Hunters, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceWild West, Court, Texas
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersCowboys, Lifeguards, Heroes, Hunters, Partners
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Slavery
PlaceWild West, Mansions, USA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Epic, Serious

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, western, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceTexas
Time19th century
StyleExciting

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersHired assassins, Cowboys, Hunters, Captives, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Snow, Pads
PlaceWild West, Mountains, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersStrong women, Cowboys, Thieves, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Gambling, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Light, For men

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 recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
CharactersHorses, Thieves, Snake, Friends
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Revenge, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceWild West, Deserts

Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantage. He builds a house and makes money off the stagecoach passengers. Hildy, a prostitute from the nearest town, moves in with him. Hogue has everything going his way until the advent of the automobile ends the era of the stagecoach.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersHorses, Gangsters, Cowboys, Heroes, Police
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceWild West, Trains, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, For men

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, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Military, Soldier
PlotTravel, Skirmishes, Death, Weapon, Hatred
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains, USA
Time19th century
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHorses, Indians, Gangsters, Cowboys, Cannibals
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Chase
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains, Texas, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes
PlaceWild West, Texas, Mexico

An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, China
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Defenders, Guardian
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Curses
PlaceWild West, Texas, USA, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleTense, Touching, Disturbing

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14
CharactersGay, Cowboys
PlotLove, Adventure, Passion, Relationship, Wedding
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Sad ones

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, western
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:56
CharactersHeroes, Partners
PlotAdventure, Revolution
PlaceMexico
StyleExciting

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 goal.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western
CountryEast Germany

A Western set in the US around the turn of the century. Atkins leaves the city to return to the valley where he formerly lived. There he meets Native Americans who learn to trust him. They ask Atkins to buy weapons for them. On his journey Atkins meets Morris, whose interest in mineral resources puts Atkins loyalty to the Native Americans to the test.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersCowboys, Friends, Bartenders
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Fate
PlaceWild West, USA, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Gloomy, Depressive

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, adventure, western
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Snipers, Indians, Cowboys, Friends
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Death, Chase, Cheating
PlaceDeserts, USA, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Tense

Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryFrance, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersHorses, Hired assassins, Thieves, Spiders, Alcoholics
PlotCheating, Funeral
PlaceWild West, Hotels, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, western, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersIndians, Heroes, Military, Hunters, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge
PlaceMexico
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and necessary actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so other warriors form an attack team which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersGangsters, Cowboys, Heroes, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Hostage, Chase, Fate, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of killers with Joe Kidd to track Chama.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Horses, Cowboys, Heroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Love triangle, Holidays
PlaceWild West, Party, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men

A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and possible otherworldly origins who teams up with the miners to defeat the land owner and the corrupt sheriff.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, Germany, Japan
Duration02:01
CharactersCowboys, Heroes, Friends, Losers, Hunters
PlotTravel, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersLesbians, Cowboys, Friends, Sheriffs
PlotWedding, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, USA, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Follow the 10-year reunion of the Deadwood camp to celebrate South Dakota's statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryItaly, Spain, West Germany
Duration01:39
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Sheriffs
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Mexico, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men

The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Friends, Losers, Sheriffs
PlotSkirmishes, Weapon
PlaceWild West, Deserts, Small cities
StyleExciting, Light

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, western
CountryRussia, Soviet Union
PlotJealousy
PlaceCinema

Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersCowboys
PlaceWild West

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersCowboys, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Revenge, Wedding, Friendship
PlaceWild West, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Serious

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, drama, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersIndians, Killers, Cowboys, Cannibals, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Travel, Abduction, Death, Weapon
PlacePrison, Wild West
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.





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