10 best movies like The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

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Movies similar to The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018): Deadwood: The Movie, The Mustang, The Sisters Brothers, Damsel, Hostiles, Hickok, Certain Women, The Dancer, The Ornithologist, Bone Tomahawk.

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Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrewestern
Duration01:45
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)
Genredrama
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys
PlotAdventure
PlacePrison

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 Sisters Brothers (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western, crime
Duration01:56
CharactersBrothers, Gold miners, Hired assassins
PlaceWild West, USA
StyleExciting, 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.

Damsel (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHorses, Indians, Wolves
PlotWeapon, Love, Survival, Dancing
PlaceWild West

The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

Hostiles (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersIndians, Horses
PlaceWild West

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.

Hickok (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersCowboys
PlotWeapon
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

Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers, Family, Dogs, Lesbians, Horses
PlotLove, Test, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Prison, School

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

The Dancer (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, Dogs, Horses
PlotDancing, Love, Money
PlaceSea, Mountains

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

The Ornithologist (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryPortugal, France, Brazil
Duration01:50
CharactersGay, Birds, Dogs, Horses
PlotFear, Dancing
PlaceForest

Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-Cross-style tests.

Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrehorror, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersIndians, Killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival
PlaceWild West
StyleDepressive

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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Suburra (2015)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:28
CharactersMafia, Dogs
PlaceItaly, Small cities, Sea

A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long.

The Lone Ranger (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersGangsters, Cowboys, Indians, Horses, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceWild West, Mountains

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.

True Grit (2010)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFriends, Partners, Cowboys, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Adventure
PlaceWild West

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.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersDogs, Friends, Cowboys
PlotDancing, Love, Fight, Adventure
PlaceTomb

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

Open Range (2003)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, melodrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersHorses, Cowboys
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

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