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: revenge, doll, coal mine, murder trial, rose, cyanide
Place: san francisco, birmingham alabama, appalachia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, cult film, serious and realistic films with plots about revenge, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, family relations, marriage and murder 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.
Style: slasher
Plot: plastic surgery, revenge, prison
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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: mother daughter relationship, love, marriage, husband wife relationship, travel, runaway, female nudity, truck, hippie, journey, truck driver, on the road ...
Place: san francisco, california
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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: new orleans, louisiana
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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: secret, husband wife relationship, suicide, private detective, blackjack
Place: san francisco, las vegas
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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: winter, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, flashback, marriage, doll, railway, coal mine, railway station
Place: japan
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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.
Plot: baby boy, torture, widow, revenge, father in law, psychological abuse, patience, pregnancy, haunted by the past, death, injustice, boarding house ...
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Sweet Revenge (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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 ...
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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: murder, police, black cop, murder investigation, racism, police officer, cop killer, buddy cop, nypd, police investigation, assistant district attorney
Place: san francisco, new orleans, new york
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24%
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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: hair, flapper, cousin cousin relationship, coming of age, female protagonist, neighbor, flirting, overheard conversation, barbershop, aunt niece relationship, revenge, braids ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on Sidney Sheldons novel.
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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, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, estrangement, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, psychedelia, guru, panic, hippie, divorce ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sting of Death (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
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22%
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21%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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19%
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Country: USA
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19%
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The Mustang (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, USA
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Story: 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.
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19%
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Genre: Drama
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