Movies like Miles from Home

If you like "Miles from Home" you are looking for bleak, serious and realistic movies about / with on the run, bank, arson, small town, folk hero, crimes and on the road themes of Action, Crime and Drama genre shot in USA.
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Miles from Home (1988)
 5.7
 1K
Miles from Home (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, bank, arson, small town, folk hero, crimes, on the road, friendship, family relations, misfit, crime, journalism, fugitives, society, small town life, chases and races, media, countryside, siblings relations, americana, unlikely criminals, social relations, bank robbery, police, truck ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iowa, usa, ussr, midwest, soviet union

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Most similar movies to Miles from Home

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, society, chases and races, small town, rivalry and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Miles from Home: Wisdom (1986), Fall Time (1995), Devil's Angels (1967), The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976), Crazy Mama (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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Wisdom (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bank, lovers on the run, on the run, college graduate, unemployment, murder, police, gun, fbi, destiny, crimes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 2K
Fall Time (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three young men decide to plan a mock kidnapping, but everything goes wrong because a real bank robbery was already planned by two other guys.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, disorder, unlikely criminals, prank, deadly, crime gone awry, mind game, chases and races, partners, criminal heroes, small town, heist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.0
 460
Devil's Angels (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An exiled band of Hell's Angels strike a bargain with the Sheriff of a local town, let them stay and the town is safe. But a local girl strays into their lair and sparks off a full scale Angel war.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: small town, adventure, gang, society, juvenile delinquency, lone wolves, life is a bitch, rivalry, distopia, vengeance, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, car chase, on the road, small town, prison, on the run, trailer trash, pursuit, white trash, fall in love, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.5
 751
Crazy Mama (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: cross country, family relations, on the road, chase, misfit, society, chases and races, anti heroes, social misfits, graphic violence, anti hero, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: arkansas, florida, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 1K
Skins (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: native american reservation, family relations, arson, brother brother relationship, vandalism, life is a bitch, vigilantism, homecoming, unemployment, human nature, small town life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, asia, usa, vietnam, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, conspiracy, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, political corruption, partners, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Everyday Black Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, forced into action, going straight, drug dealing, small town, store, family relations, social relations, parents and children, profanity, society, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, revenge, police, rape, vietnam veteran, vigilante, hippie, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, biker, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 1K
Blue City (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, friendship, dishonesty, law enforcement, obsessive quest, crime, good versus evil, rivalry, assassination, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 182
Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, crime, society, witnessing a crime, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, immigrants, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
 69K
Badlands (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Style: rough, road movie, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, serial killer, mass murder, violence spree, lovers on the run, notoriety, wasteland, on the run, killing spree, crimes, crime, runaway ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, montana, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, chase, fugitives, love and romance, murderous pair, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, danger, going straight, on the run, dishonesty, heist, criminal heroes, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Blue Ridge Fall (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a boy kills his father he must turn to his frinds to cover his tracks with tests their loyality and friendship.
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: high school, friendship, murder, society, crime, buddies, friends, kids in trouble, social relations, small town, high school life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, manhunt, chase, injustice, family relations, chases and races, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, parents and children, small town, in the woods, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, hostage, self discovery, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, clergy, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 877
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, chases and races, partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, bank, crimes, bank robbery, escapades, family relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their father being gunned down in front of their eyes as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: gangsters, siblings relations, family relations, ambition, politics, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, legal action, contests and competitions, vigilantism ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
What Alice Found (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A poor young woman is recruited by a friendly couple traveling in an RV into becoming part of the dark world of truck stop prostitution.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky
Plot: on the road, prostitute, small town, family life, on the run, social misfits, cons and scams, youth, society, pimp, motor home, forced prostitution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, florida, usa, alabama, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 240
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, police corruption, disorder, urban ghetto, law enforcement, friendship, danger, rivalry, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Before I Self Destruct (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, crimes, rivalry, crime, hopes, family relations, working class, siblings relations, criminal heroes, youth, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 100
Wild Youth (1960)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A teenage escapee from a correctional facility falls in with a drug dealer operating near the Mexican border.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquent, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, on the run, society, fugitives, youth, criminal's revenge, farm ...
Time: 50s
Place: new mexico, latin america, canada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 1K
Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, prostitute, betrayal, police corruption, interracial relations, small town, racism, brother, redneck, injustice, estate, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Breaking News (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, chase, hostage, police, tough law enforcer, on the run, police investigation, siege, law enforcement, master criminal, hostages, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 4K
Wanda (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wanda, after a string of abusive relationships, abandons her family and seeks solace in the company of a petty criminal (Michael Higgins).
Style: bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious, feminist film ...
Plot: family relations, bar, on the road, travel, thief, feminism, working class, heist, introspection, redemption, human nature, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, small town life, mystery, deadly, small town, police officer killed, murder, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 4K
Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crime, crimes, police corruption, special agents, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, colorado, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, drug dealing, family life, social decay, urban ghetto life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, buddies, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%