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, exciting and atmospheric films with plots about murder, adventure, desert, prostitute, danger, heroes and escapades mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Cold Sun: Sahara (1983), Infrasexum (1969), Last Days in the Desert (2015), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Passion in the Desert (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
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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: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desert, sheik, rivalry, kidnapping, treasure hunt, danger, prison, missing person, dishonesty, adventurer, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
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95%
 3.6
 45
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: murder, self defense, sex scene, midlife crisis, homosexual subtext, body mutilation, flashback, big breasts, gore, lesbianism, exploitation, lesbian sex ...
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61%
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: serious, atmospheric, contemplative, biblical
Plot: desert, adventure, escapades, religions or cults, society, devil, family problems, wilderness, prayer, praying, fasting, evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, survival, airplane, sahara, pilot, thirst, isolation, against the odds, rescue, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: desert, soldier, leopard, napoleon, wilderness, deadly creature, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, love affair, survival ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, driven mad, french giallo, husband wife relationship, police, prostitute, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
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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, countryside, death, parent child relationship, engineer, father son relationship, railway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, serious, touching ...
Plot: world war one, aerial combat, introspection, society, friendship, rivalry, haunted by the past, redemption, wartime life, friends, midlife crisis, filmmaking ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Babysitters (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, sexual, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: adultery, prostitute, high school, infidelity, teenager, social decay, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unlikely criminals, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 516
Hurricane (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: beach, forbidden love, island, escapades, injustice, danger, opposites attract, catastrophe, love affair, adventure, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 32
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, female protagonist, legs, prostitution, sex with prostitute, stockings, call girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, strip club, abusive boyfriend, psychotic, loss of daughter, domestic violence, stripper, pimp, emotional abuse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder of daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, brother sister relationship, call girl, greek american, construction worker, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, epic, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty, leadership, culture clash, danger, hopes, society, priest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, adventure, lone wolves, leadership, rivalry, change of heart, redemption, danger, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: quarry
Place: asia, himalaya, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, contemplative, serious, touching, clever ...
Plot: soldier, hopes, jungle, politics, introspection, life is a bitch, golden years, rich and poor, intrigue, tourist, self discovery, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 210
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, left to die, murder, stranded, adultery, desert, broken leg, survival
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: search, jewel, servant, quest, jewelry, gift, desert, destiny, leper, bible quote, kindness, slave ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, israel, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.3
 6
First Girl (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Based on the story of the same name by Nikolai Bogdanov. Summer 1919. After the sons of the kulaks deserted and went into the woods, in the remote Russian village of Potma there was only the old Bolshevik Matvei and a small Komsomol cell led by ...
Plot: summer, priest, village, bolshevik, deserter, forest, dancing
Time: year 1919
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 97K
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: road movie, psychedelic, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, on the road, anti hero, anti heroes, friendship, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, lsd, existentialism, motorcycle, americana, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new orleans, arizona, louisiana, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, human spirit, adventure, danger, forces of nature, isolation, against the odds, daring rescue, save the day, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 22K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, serious ...
Plot: desert, survival, tribe, 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 ⇓
31%
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, erotica, sex, party, coach, female nudity, male full rear nudity, diet, sex in shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.
Style: exciting, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, bandit, vengeance, adventure, heroes, misfit partners, adventurer, graphic violence, rebellion, danger, battles, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: central america, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 13K
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: serious, captivating, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: desert, vengeance, cattle drive, rancher, cattle, buddies, on the road, crimes, gold, gunfight, murder, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Strange Weather (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.
Style: sad, serious, lyrical, depressing, suspenseful ...
Plot: death of son, depression, investigation, death of child, grieving mother, dying young, grieving, mother and son, murderer, violent death, murder mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans, mississippi, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 30
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 ⇓
28%
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, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, hanged man, desert, bible quote, camel, biplane, horse riding, horse, archaeology
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 230
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 ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: murder, prostitute, taking off shirt, man in underwear, short shorts, erotica, pubic hair, undressing, sex, bare breasts, legs, blonde bombshell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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