Movies like Cold Sun

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Cold Sun
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Story: "This feature-length film is set in the barren and lifeless "Broken Heart" desert of the 1920s. "Cold Sun" is the story of a prostitute searching for her dead brother, a confused excommunicated priest seeking love, two escaped convicts in search of stolen gold, and a motion picture director trying to finance his latest film, of which all collide in a twisted tale of greed, obsession, and betrayal."
Plot: cold, convict, sun, broken heart, desert, priest, prostitute, murder
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and atmospheric films with plots about murder, prostitute, death, priest, adventure, desert and storytelling mostly in Drama, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Cold Sun: Men with Guns (1997), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Wrath of God (1972), The Way Back (2010), Easy Rider (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Men with Guns
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
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The Wrath of God
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The Way Back
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 3.3
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Style: touching, realistic, road movie, serious, dramatic ...
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