Cowboy Movies

List of the best movies about cowboys selected by visitors to our site: The Pale Door, News of the World, The Comeback Trail, Deadwood: The Movie, The Mustang, The Kid, Toy Story 4, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Sweet Country, The Rider.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Pale Door (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
CharactersCowboys, Witch

    The Dalton gang escape to a nearby town after a train robbery goes south, but they are met by a coven of witches with sinister plans for the unsuspecting outlaws.

    News of the World (2020)
    CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys
    PlaceSmall cities, Wild West
    Time19th century
    StyleTouching, Tense, 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.

      The Comeback Trail (2020)
      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genrecomedy, crime
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      CharactersMafia, Cowboys

        After his latest film bombs, Producer Max Barber creates a new film, all to kill his lead, Duke Montana, in a stunt for insurance. But when Duke is unable to be killed in a basic stunt, Max puts him into more dangerous situations.

        Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
        Markimdb: 7.4
        CharactersCowboys, Sheriffs
        PlaceWild West, Small cities
        Time19th century

          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.

          The Mustang (2019)
          Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
          CountryFrance, Belgium
          CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Psychologists, Photographers
          PlotAdventure, Depression, Fate, Soccer, Freedom, Fear
          PlacePrison, Nature
          StyleExciting, To cry

            While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

            The Kid (2019)
            Mark1.6 (imdb: 5.9)
            Genreadventure, western
            CharactersTeens, Sheriffs, Cowboys, Tough guys, Childrens
            PlotSkirmishes, On real events
            PlaceWild West, USA

              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.

              Toy Story 4 (2019)
              Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.8)
              Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
              CharactersChildrens, Revived toys, Heroes, Dogs, Cats, Friends, Aliens, Horses, Astronauts, Cowboys, Sheriffs, Rabbits
              StyleFor children, Exciting, Touching, Soulful, Oscars

                Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.

                The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
                Mark5 (imdb: 7.3)
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
                CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses, Deer, Hunters, Bartenders, Owls, Angels, Singers
                PlotBank robbery, Dancing, Weapon, Money, Gambling
                PlaceWild West, Small cities
                StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

                  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.

                  Sweet Country (2018)
                  Markimdb: 6.9
                  Genrethriller, drama, adventure, western, crime, history
                  CharactersPolice, Farmers, Cowboys, Judge
                  PlotInvestigation, Slavery, Justice, Weapon, Skirmishes, Travel
                  PlaceAustralia, Court, Deserts
                  StyleSoulful, Tense, Fascinating, Cute

                    It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

                    The Rider (2017)
                    Markimdb: 7.4
                    Genredrama, western
                    CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Indians, Surgeons
                    PlotMoving, Weapon, Money, Fear
                    PlaceHospitals, Moon
                    StyleTouching, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

                      Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. In an attempt to regain control of his own fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of the United States.

                      Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown (2017)
                      Markimdb: 6.8
                      Genrecomedy, family, western, cartoon, detective
                      CharactersDogs, Cowboys, Family
                      PlotAdventure, Ghosts

                        When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!

                        Hickok (2017)
                        Mark8 (imdb: 4.7)
                        PlotWeapon, Skirmishes
                        PlaceWild West, Trains

                          Legendary Lawman and Gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the West, while delivering his own brand of frontier Justice and infamous gunfighter's reputation as the fastest draw in the West is put to the test

                          The Hero (2017)
                          Markimdb: 6.5
                          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                          CharactersSingers, Heroes, Actors, Comedians, Lesbians, Cowboys, Photographers, Old man
                          PlotFear, Loneliness, Cancer, Weapon, Money, Computers, Fate, Tennis
                          PlaceUSA, Beach

                            Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a sardonic comic has him looking to the future.

                            The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
                            Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
                            Genreaction, drama, western
                            CharactersPolice, Sheriffs, Indians, Horses, Cowboys
                            PlotRevenge, Investigation, Chase, Weapon, Money, Justice
                            PlaceUSA, Wild West, Deserts
                            StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

                              Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

                              Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
                              Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.7)
                              Genreaction, comedy, adventure
                              CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                              CharactersSpecial agents, Princesses, Presidential, Spy, Dogs, Horses, Kings, Cowboys, Hackers, Monkeys
                              PlotWeapon, Travel, Adventure, Tracking, Lost memory, Undercover, Martial Arts, Dancing, Chase, Viruses
                              PlaceLondon, USA, Mountains, Jungle, Aircraft
                              StyleUnexpected ending

                                When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

                                Animal Crackers (2017)
                                Markimdb: 5.8
                                Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
                                CountryChina, Spain, South Korea, USA, United Kingdom
                                CharactersClowns, Lions, Cowboys, Elephants, Bears, Tigers, Monkeys

                                  A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a rundown circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington.

                                  In a Valley of Violence (2016)
                                  Mark4 (imdb: 6)
                                  Genredrama, western, crime
                                  CharactersCowboys, Tough guys, Dogs, Sheriffs
                                  PlotRevenge, Skirmishes
                                  PlaceSmall cities
                                  StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, Exciting

                                    The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.

                                    Outlaws and Angels (2016)
                                    Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
                                    Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, western
                                    CharactersKillers, Sisters, Hunters, Horses, Cowboys
                                    PlotBank robbery, Weapon, Religious, Seduction
                                    PlaceWild West, Mexico
                                    StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

                                      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 them to the home of the Tildons, a seemingly innocent family with two feisty daughters. As the men settle in, an impetuous game of cat and mouse plays out during the cold, black night. Come morning, nothing will ever be the same.

                                      The Magnificent Seven (2016)
                                      Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
                                      Genreaction, adventure, western
                                      CharactersFriends, Hunters, Horses, Indians, Cowboys, Snipers, Criminals
                                      PlotChase, Death, Cheating
                                      PlaceUSA, Deserts, Small cities
                                      StyleAction, Exciting, Tense

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

                                        American Honey (2016)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 7)
                                        Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                                        CharactersTeens, Losers, Thieves, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cowboys, Spiders
                                        PlotTime travel, Adventure, Money, Freedom, Youth, First love, Dancing, Hip Hop, Motorcycles, Obsession, Travel, Oil
                                        PlaceUSA, Hotels, Party

                                          A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.