Movies like HeartLand Blues

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HeartLand Blues (2016)
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HeartLand Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story Follows Reid Morrison, a down and out musician who tries to escape his hometown mistakes and start over in New Orleans. Thinking the mistakes he has made will never be forgiven, he attempts to seclude himself from anything worth while. After landing a job as the lead singer of a local bar's band, Reid meets a group of people; including the girl of his dreams. They teach him that the only person he needs forgiveness from is himself. When his dark past comes back to haunt him and threatens to ruin everything he has worked so hard to build, Reid must quickly decide what is more important: his addiction, or his soulmate.
Plot: drugs, blues
Place: new orleans

Most similar movies to HeartLand Blues

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and psychological films with plots about drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, murder, family relations, dishonesty and suicide mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like HeartLand Blues: Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987), A Brother's Badge (0000), Berkeley (2005), Endings (2010), Happy Here and Now (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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A Brother's Badge (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Detective Michael Glade, with the San Antonio police department, has wandered onto the dark side and has run afoul of the Mexican Mafia. He battles his family and feelings while riding his collision course to its ultimate outcome.
Plot: betrayal, drugs, police, murder, mafia, gang
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
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Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, teenager, female nudity, drugs, accounting, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock and roll
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65%
 6.6
 23
Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: breast cancer, suicide, drug addict, journey, drug, dying, death, leukemia, family relations, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Happy Here and Now (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, missing person, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, crimes, ambition, criminal's revenge, gangsters, friends, estrangement, partners, rise and fall, life is a bitch, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new orleans, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 124
White Hot (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man, short of money, is persuaided into looking after the business of a local drug dealer for a week or two. Up until then, the guy had been an honest and clean of drugs, but when he spends his days surrounded by riches and drugs, he cannot ...
Plot: drug addict, gangster, drug dealing, neck breaking, female nudity, woman's neck broken, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, cocaine, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Like You Mean It (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty.
Plot: relationships, relationship problems, lgbt, gay couple, drugs, gay, medication, break-up, breakup
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Redemption (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christian is a young man growing up in Hollywood who dreams of following in his father's footsteps into show business. When he meets Tony, an industry insider with "connections," he is convinced that he has found his big break -- ...
Plot: sex, drugs, actor, poetry, police, fight, interracial relations, gunshot, party, love
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 885
Animals (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ...
Plot: overdose, drugs, drug use, junkie, male nudity, pubic hair, drug addiction, drug addict
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 175
Tweek City (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tweek City is a week in the life of Bill, a potentially closeted, half-Latino, small-time speed dealer in San Francisco's Mission District. Bill is stuck on an endless walk from one empty experience to the next. Only Bill's friend Jerm has ...
Plot: homelessness, methamphetamine, urban setting, closeted homosexual, suicide, gay latino, drugs, gay, male nudity
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, thief, racism, blackmail, accident, luxury hotel, manslaughter, labor union, african american, hotel room, police ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The People Next Door (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventies attempt at exposing the drug problems of suburban youth. Typical middle-class parents Wallach and Harris are horrified to discover that daughter Winters is strung out on LSD. They fight to expose the neighborhood pusher while struggling to ...
Plot: mental institution, lsd, extramarital affair, parent child relationship, drug dealer, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 75
The Affair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely housewife finds new life in a liaison with a free-spirited man in this romantic drama. Isolated in a remote home, Jean (Kelsey Oldershaw) feels suffocated in her marriage to uptight architect Paul (Horatio Ledon). An affair with her ...
Plot: marriage, adultery, architect, bohemian, pregnancy, career, drugs, wealth, affair, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, rape, infidelity, down on your luck, introspection, human nature, redemption, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Toys in the Attic (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julian Berniers returns from Illinois with his young bride Lily Prine to the family in New Orleans. His spinster sisters Carrie and Anna welcome the couple, who arrive with expensive gifts. The sisters hope Julian will help with their expenses, and ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, talky
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Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, tennessee, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hallucination Generation (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A juvenile is mad at his mom so he leaves his home in San Francisco to join a charismatic LSD guru's cult in Spain and turns on, tunes in, and drops out. He also gets involved in murder.
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic
Plot: rebellion, exploitation, drugs, hippie, lsd, hallucination, robbery
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.4
 25
La Migra (2015)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, jealousy, drugs, party, drug addict, teenager, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
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Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 17
Depraved! (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 57
Stuck (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four people, four walls, four stories, four truths.
Plot: attempted rape, junkie, bra, black bra, sex, groping, drugs, molestation, elevator, trapped in an elevator, cleavage, having sex with skirt hiked up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 139
Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: drugs, pot smoking, military draft, homecoming, vietnam war, summer, college, dorm room, father son relationship, military service, dormitory, dropout ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: black cop, murder, police, police investigation, assistant district attorney, police officer, cop killer, murder investigation, nypd, buddy cop, racism
Place: new orleans, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 19
Gutter Trash (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An imprisoned model recalls the debached times with her degenerate boss, her drug dealer, and a clean-cut young man whom wants her to quit her nude modeling profession to make a life for herself elsewhere.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, photographer, lesbianism, lesbian, rape, female nudity, seduction, drugs, drug dealer, model, orgy ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hell with Heroes (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1946 North Africa, two former US Air Force pilots are forced to work for an international smuggler to get money needed for their return to civilian life after fighting in World War II.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, touching, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rape, abusive husband, sister sister relationship, mental illness, pregnancy, family problems, family relations, obsession, redemption, love and romance, unfulfillment, infidelity ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, couples, dealer, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi, mississippi river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, funeral, loss of friend, family problems, loss of parent, death of parent, parents and children, family relations, drinking problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bye-Bye (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, Ismaél, a young Tunisian, cares for two brothers, Nouredine, a cripple, and streetwise Mouloud, 14. In haste, Ismaél and Mouloud go to Marseilles where an uncle lives. Nouredine has died in a fire, and Ismaél feels guilt on top of ...
Plot: parisian suburb, gay, racism, ghetto, youth, immigration, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%