Movies like Cold Sun

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Cold Sun (2016)
Cold Sun (2016)
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: prostitute, desert, cold, sun, broken heart, murder, convict, priest
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and exciting films with plots about murder, desert, adventure, prostitute, heroes, survival and death mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Cold Sun: Sahara (1983), Last Days in the Desert (2015), Love Me Strangely (1971), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Infrasexum (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 1K
Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: desert, adventurer, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, missing person, prison, kidnapping, confined, adventure, escapades, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: atmospheric, serious
Plot: desert, society, family problems, wilderness, family in crisis, adventure, escapades, religions or cults, fasting, devil, praying, folklore ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, police, prostitute, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, airplane, sahara, pilot, thirst, isolation, against the odds, air disaster, rescue, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 3.4
 35
Infrasexum (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A middle-aged man is having problems trying to regain his sexual drive. He leaves behind his old life and tries to discover a simpler happiness through painting and meeting new friends. Wanting to save him from a sexless fate, his friend (director ...
Style: road movie
Plot: impotence, gore, body mutilation, midlife crisis, flashback, self defense, homosexual subtext, sex scene, kidnapping, infidelity, murder, big breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, soldier, leopard, napoleon, wilderness, danger, isolation, heroes, dangerous animal, heroic mission, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 186
Black Wind (1965)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The building of a railroad under tough conditions from searing heat to freezing cold in the Sonora desert provokes clashes of passion and struggles between the engineers and the workers at the campsite. The workers also contend with sudden dust ...
Plot: desert, sacrifice, worker, wind, parent child relationship, death, engineer, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 30
Alexa (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa is very attentive to her customer's requests, but soon realizes that prostitution has limited long term career potential...
Plot: prostitute, legs, call girl, prostitution, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Go Naked In The World (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A domineering San Francisco businessman is determined to put an end to his son's romance with a high-priced hooker.
Plot: prostitute, greek american, brother sister relationship, call girl, construction worker, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 2K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, village, desert, heroes, vengeance, leadership, adventure, lone wolves, crimes, village life, parents and children, danger ...
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a young prostitute is murdered and left in a rubbish heap, her mother does everything to track down the killer.
Plot: prostitution, murder, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter conflict, abusive boyfriend, loss of daughter, psychotic, prostitute, physical abuse, emotional abuse, pimp, murder of daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 209
Ordeal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, a businessman fights to survive and get his revenge.
Plot: stranded in the desert, wilderness, stranded, survival, desert, broken leg, adultery, left to die, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Fourth Wise Man (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Artaban is a young Magus (Wise Man) who desires to follow the star to the birthplace of the coming King, against the counsel of his friends and family. Carrying three precious jewels to give to the baby Messiah, Artaban and his reluctant servant ...
Plot: servant, jewel, search, quest, gift, master servant relationship, desert, pearl, kindness, bible quote, journey, leper ...
Time: 1st century
Place: egypt, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Men with Guns (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Dr. Fuentes is a medical professor approaching his retirement and journeys to find old students, with sometimes disturbing results.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: jungle, soldier, politics, sexual abuse, tourist, intrigue, rich and poor, golden years, hopes, life is a bitch, investigation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
First Girl (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 64 min.
Plot: summer, deserter, priest, dancing, forest, village, bolshevik
Time: year 1919
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 204
Blue Jeans (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the story of young Daniela ‘Blue Jeans’ Anselmi, a free-spirited drifter who makes her way in life by selling sexual favors and practicing petty-crime. After Daniela is arrested, the man who might be her long-lost father is called into her ...
Plot: sex, murder, prostitute, erotica, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, pubic hair, undressing, taking off underwear, legs, undressing someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 91K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, hippie, friendship, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, lsd, adventure, americana, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, rebel, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, louisiana, arizona, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, clever
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, isolation, against the odds, forces of nature, save the day, daring rescue, danger, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, ex convict, private detective, probation
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Smooth Operator (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Megan Hughes plays Grace Nichols, a businesswoman constantly competing with men to get ahead. Unfortunately, her love life is also suffering. One day, while chomping on a donut, she realizes she's put on a few pounds. She decides to get back in ...
Plot: prostitute, sex, erotica, female nudity, party, sex in shower, diet, male full rear nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 26
Drawing Home (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boston in the 1920s. A young East Coast debutante is dating the most eligible bachelor in the world, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set: a dream life in the upper echelons of society. But when she least expects it, she meets a young ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 21K
Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, meditative, serious ...
Plot: desert, tribe, survival, wilderness, culture clash, suicide, adventure, human nature, kids in trouble, danger, coming of age, trust ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 12K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: captivating, serious, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle, rancher, on the road, buddies, crimes, gold, gunfight, murder, teenage boy, cattle drive ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Sands of Time (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Despite her friends' warnings, a woman travels to the Sahara, determined to find her missing archaeologist father and the magical tower he was searching for. Aided by a mysterious prince, she battles outlaws and the desert's harsh ...
Plot: french foreign legion, sahara, bible quote, hanged man, camel, desert, horse, horse riding, biplane
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rain for a Dusty Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Mexico, a mad general is leading his own war against the Church. Priests are rounded up, churches burned down and religion outlawed. The suffering of one pious catholic priest could bring the tide of change however.
Plot: assassination attempt, revolution, execution, priest, bomb, firing squad, prostitute, murder, disguise, funeral, fake moustache
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Blue Hour (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THE BLUE HOUR tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in a sexual hell in Los Angeles. Punctuated by striking visuals and avant-garde editing, THE BLUE HOUR is a lost masterpiece of late period ...
Style: surreal
Plot: murder, priest, biker, dream, sexploitation, lust, rape, flashback, model, knife, beach, camera ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 1K
Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: adventurer, vengeance, hopes, escapades, adventure, state affairs, survival, culture clash, danger, battles, religions or cults, orphan ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: aerial combat, midlife crisis, friendship, rivalry, society, starting over, introspection, human nature, americana, redemption, ambition, friends ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: murder, insurance fraud, true crime, homosexuality, bisexual, homosexual, scam, insurance
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%