Movies like Escape: Human Cargo

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Escape: Human Cargo (1998)
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Escape: Human Cargo (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An American entrepreneur is closing a deal in Saudi Arabia in 1977. After a fallout with his influential Saudi partners, they have him arrested. Due to the US policy of noninterference in SA, the embassy won't help him. He must escape.
Plot: jail, escape, desert, trial, arab, captive, american, passport
Place: saudi arabia, middle east

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Most similar movies to Escape: Human Cargo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about escape, murder, danger, prison, jail, confined and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Escape: Human Cargo: The Chain (1996), Sweet Sugar (1972), The Dirt Gang (1972), Black Water (1996), Gale Force (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Chain (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.
Plot: renegade, jail, police officer, arms dealer, escape
Place: south america
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95%
 5.2
 534
Sweet Sugar (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who performs cruel medical experiments on the people who work for him.
Plot: mad scientist, escape, rape, women in prison, female orgasm, murder, woman wearing a towel, shot multiple times, butler, caught having sex, caged animal, skinny dipping ...
Place: costa rica
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88%
 2.3
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The Dirt Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A film crew shooting in the desert is terrorized by a vicious outlaw motorcycle gang (on dirt bikes, no less) who are after the women in the company.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, deadly, crime, gang, rivalry, chases and races, danger, woman in danger, filmmaking, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex orgy ...
Time: 70s
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 8.4
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Black Water (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
Plot: prisoner, escape, jail, island, murder, bomb, train, prison, imprisonment, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 3.8
 473
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: desert, student, revolutionary, arab, daring rescue, danger, chase, chases and races, state affairs, fugitives, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.0
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Money Fight (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Johnny Sanchez has a troubled past which manifests in the dissonance between him and his family, particularly with his father and son. As Johnny gets released from prison, his father's garage is going to be shut down. The only way to save it is ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: heroes, fight, jail, warden, underground fighting, convict, martial artist, tournament, drugs, mixed martial arts, martial arts, ethnic
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
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Brute Corps (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hippy couple travelling cross country run foul of a band of mercenaries.
Plot: desert, machine gun, mercenary, marine, bald man, dynamite, leather jacket, hippie, judo, sunglasses, knife, cigar smoking ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.3
 39
Escape (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set during the terrifying reign of Filipino despot, Marcos, two upper caste but very different strangers team up to try and survive the physical and mental torture they undergo after they are suddenly jailed. Geny is the conservative businessman ...
Style: political drama
Plot: dictator, prison, historical event, political repression, physical torture, hunger, despot, torture, dictatorship, businessman, media, politics ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.3
 397
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, danger, escapades, save the day, isolation, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 192
Yateem (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: When Inspector Yadav (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) shoots down a criminal couple in the line of duty, his heart goes out to their orphaned baby son Krishna. He adopts the child, who grows up with Yadav's own daughter, Gauri (Farha). As they grow up, ...
Plot: femme fatale, death of father, on the run, police, sexy woman, closing eyes of dead person, baby, fright, jail, snake, accidental killing, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 120
Subterfuge (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scuba-diver turned beach-bum Jonathan Slade is forced back into his previous milieu - the world of international espionage - in order to retrieve Black Boxes from an American jetliner that crashed under mysterious circumstances into the Black Sea. ...
Plot: torture, hand grenade, beefcake, muscleman, tied to a chair, jail, explosion, fistfight, underwater scene, airplane, scuba diving, shark ...
Place: black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, isolation, military life, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 213
The Slams (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.
Plot: jail, heist, misanthropy, black american, theft, police, extortion, violence, militant, sadism, organized crime, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
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Fire! (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sheer terror and unearthly beauty of a raging forest fire is breathlessly captured in this compelling Irwin Allen production boasting a big-name cast and enough blazing special effects to turn night into day. Involved are a lumber mill owner ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: forest fire, forest, teacher, disaster film, firefighting, escape, helicopter, husband wife relationship, arson, fire, catastrophe, firefighter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tiger Over Wall (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on actual events that took place in Shanghai 1919, Hwang Jang Lee portrays a ruthless Police Captain, who will stop at nothing in his quest for power even framing an innocent man and sending him mad. The Man's family can not tolerate the ...
Plot: asian, kung fu, jail, bribe, father daughter relationship, fight, police corruption, man slaps a woman, blood splatter, murder of father, murder, police captain ...
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64%
 4.9
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Savage Sisters (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A corrupt General plans on smuggling one million US dollars out of the Banana Republic he dominates. Local revolutionaries plan on stealing the cash but are thwarted when a bandit leader they are working with double crosses them. A tough cop and her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: island, revolution, revolutionary, tough law enforcer, confined, injustice, siblings relations, crimes, dishonesty, society, law enforcement, escape ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Religious fanatics are barricaded in a building, and surrounded by police. But they're not going to surrender, they prefer to die.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: fbi, cult, deadly, law enforcement, confined, rebellion, leadership, danger, investigation, isolation, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Vendetta (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sexy stuntwoman gets herself thrown into prison to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prison, prison gang, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), women's prison, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, gays and lesbians, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.3
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Emmanuelle 5 (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, the sexiest woman in the world, endures a streak of bad luck that begins when she's stripped by a mob of adoring fans at an international film festival. Emmanuelle's lousy luck continues when she's abducted from her yacht ...
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, sexy, serious
Plot: strong sexual content, danger, woman in danger, couples, infidelity, kidnapping, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, looking for sex, confined, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: french riviera, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
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60%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, escape, robbery, murder, criminal, prisoner, prison life, convict, spanking, armed robbery
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60%
The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, race against time, undercover, assassination, secret agents, assassination attempt, working undercover, save the day, crimes, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, tel aviv israel, zurich switzerland, austria, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Teenage cyclist rescues his dad from terrorists in the Middle East. "Iron Eagle" on a motorcycle.
Plot: microchip, rescue, terrorist, dirt bike, espionage, desert, motorcycle, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
186 Dollars to Freedom (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young California surfer has to grow up in a hurry when he is thrown into a Peruvian political prison in 1980.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: prison, false arrest, prison life, survival, frame up, danger, confined, escapades, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, corrupt officer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: peru
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59%
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Rakshasudu (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What the movie has in store for you, wait and watch this space for more updates.
Plot: widow, escape, orphan, rescue, bribe, theft, landlord, childbirth
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59%
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Vendetta (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hard-nosed detective deliberately commits a crime to get thrown in prison, allowing him the chance to seek vengeance on a criminal serving a life sentence for brutally murdering his wife.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, revenge, prisoner, obsession, injustice, transformation, human nature, tough guy, life & death, violence, prison life, life turned upside down ...
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Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, race against time, danger, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, airplane, landing, catastrophe, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Front of the Class" is based on the true story of Brad Cohen -- played in the movie by Jimmy Wolk -- who, "after being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher
Style: touching, inspirational, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, teachers and students, school, dedicated educator, social misfits, stuttering, family relations, understanding, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, atlanta georgia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Band of the Hand (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, gangsters, survival, rehabilitation, rivalry, vigilantism, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, society, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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