Movies like Roses Are for the Rich

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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts at financial ruin fail, she manipulates Osborne into marriage by claiming she is carrying his child. After Osborne dies from cyanide poisoning, Autumn is arrested for his murder, but she professes her innocence.
Plot: doll, rose, murder trial, coal mine, revenge, cyanide
Place: san francisco, birmingham alabama, appalachia

Most similar movies to Roses Are for the Rich

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, cult film, tense and realistic films with plots about revenge, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, mother son relationship, female nudity and marriage mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Roses Are for the Rich: A Face to Die For (1996), Thumb Tripping (1972), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987), Nowhere to Run (1978), Railroad Man (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Plot: plastic surgery, prison, revenge, slasher
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Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: on the road, journey, mother daughter relationship, travel, truck driver, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), weirdo, hitchhiker, runaway, female nudity, motorcyclist ...
Place: california, san francisco
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Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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72%
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, private detective, suicide, secret
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59%
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Railroad Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with ...
Plot: railway station, winter, doll, railway, coal mine, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, marriage, flashback
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, hair, braids, flapper, revenge, coming of age, cousin cousin relationship
Time: 1920s
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Mrs. Munck (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wronged woman takes revenge on her wheelchair bound father-in-law.
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Sweet Revenge (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his ...
Plot: abortion, revenge, army, pregnancy, false accusation, u.s. army, fashion designer
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44%
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Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: police investigation, assistant district attorney, police officer, cop killer, murder investigation, nypd, buddy cop, racism, murder, police, black cop
Place: new orleans, san francisco, new york
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A STRANGER IN THE MIRROR (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on Sidney Sheldons novel.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, comedian, actress, cruise ship, casting couch, stroke, hollywood sign, ambition, rape, betrayal, starlet, fame ...
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The Trip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, art house, surreal ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, estrangement, psychedelia, guru, panic, hippie, divorce ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sting of Death (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Miho and Toshio, putting their children and household at stake, duel for control in their degrading, middle-aged marriage.
Plot: insanity, suicide attempt, adultery, revenge, marital crisis, psychological drama, sexuality, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, exercise, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, sexually dissatisfied wife, deep cleavage, sex with stepson, cheating wife ...
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37%
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The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of a San Diego Wednesday night womens' mah jongg club are five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. They recognize the owner of a local restaurant, Walter Grossman, as a doctor from the camp who performed experiments on them as ...
Style: surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 105
Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
That Championship Season (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Way South (1988)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Subject Was Roses (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
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30%
A Housekeeper's Revenge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A college student fears for her life after a number of disturbing occurrences, leaving her desperately searching for the culprit. Her suspicions lead to her family house maid, unaware that their connection is much deeper than meets the eye.
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29%
Female Slaves Revenge (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
Style: cult film
Plot: high heels, torture, revenge, exploitation, bondage, execution, slave
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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