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What To Watch If You Love 'Hell On Wheels'

Updated July 13, 2020 445 votes 51 voters 2.7k views39 items

List RulesVote up the television series that you know other fans of 'Hell On Wheels' will love.

Hell On Wheels is a western that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its focus on the first transcontinental railroad in the United States, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Hell On Wheels and we’ve compiled the best ones for you right here!

TV shows similar to Hell On Wheels often feature fictionalized accounts of historic events. If you’re looking for more drama from the 1800s, Godless is sure to fill the void. The 2017 Netflix show follows an outlaw on the run from his ruthless boss. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Hell On Wheels, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Tombstone, for instance. This movie is basically Hell On Wheels if it were about outlaws and lawmen, and is a great choice for any Western fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Hell On Wheels’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Hell On Wheels, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Hell On Wheels? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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