Movies like Short Walk to Daylight

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Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
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Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Eight people have to find their way out of a New York subway after being trapped following an earthquake.
Plot: subway, trapped, earthquake, escape, gas leak, flood, railway, drug addict

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and rough films with plots about escape, subway, friendship, prison, death, chase and female nudity mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Short Walk to Daylight: The Day the Earth Moved (1974), Facing Mirrors (2011), Love at First Glance (2017), Chloe, A to Z (2010), The Day Will Come (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day the Earth Moved (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Plot: earthquake, community service, small town, chase, dog, airplane, apple, fire, airport, water tower, aerial photography, theft ...
Place: nevada
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Facing Mirrors (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his true self by his family. They find themselves on the same ...
Plot: transsexual, escape, friendship, car accident, patriarchy, muslim, passport, taxi driver, domineering father, taxi, hijab, head scarf ...
Place: iran
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53%
Love at First Glance (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After journalist Mary Landers (Amy Smart) is assigned to write a Valentine's Day story about "The Meaning of Love," her long-time boyfriend breaks up with her, leaving Mary feeling that her life is boring and predictable.
Plot: sms, subway, female journalist, breakup, photographer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cell phone, journalist, female protagonist, fiance fiancee relationship, text message
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51%
Chloe, A to Z (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Chloe is left with an unexpected pregnancy after a sexy date, she must face her secret past to move into an uncertain future. Torn between her choices, her friends influence her difficult decision: abortion or adoption.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: pregnancy, subway, lesbian kiss, cell phone, waitress, beach, gift, adoption, painting, restaurant, one night stand, abortion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Day Will Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the blooming 1960s, the film centres around two young brothers who are instantly robbed of their lives when they are placed in a boy's home forgotten by time. Armed only with a vivid imagination and a fickle hope, the boys engage in the ...
Plot: orphanage, rules, escape, abuse, brother, brother brother relationship, cancer
Time: 1960s
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49%
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Transit (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: undercover cop, brooklyn new york city, dream, subway
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, hospital, mother daughter relationship, dying, father daughter relationship, death, father son relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, picnic, old age, heart attack ...
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Remedy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman must confront her physical and emotional boundaries as she enters the world of professional domination and submission.
Plot: switch, pride, foot massage, fetish, bdsm, corporal, blindfolded, pliers, mobile phone, taking a bath, subway, dildo ...
Place: dungeon
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The Defiant Ones (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monroe and 'Joker' Johnson are two prisoners who despise each other. But after their prison transport crashes, they manage to escapechained to each other.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, escape, buddies, in the woods, fugitives, reluctant partners, interracial relations, racism, chases and races, partners, unlikely partners, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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The Boxer and Death (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Concentration camp commander Kraft finds out that prisoner Kominek is a former professional boxer. Overnight, the prisoner is made Kraft's exercise partner and unwillingly rises to a privileged position at the camp. His anger over the death of ...
Plot: concentration camp, boxer, starvation, escape, prisoner, sport, world war two, boxing, nazi
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43%
SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: train, social relations, anti heroes, social misfits, social differences, newlyweds, passenger, subway, subway train, touching breasts, watching someone, newlywed ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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42%
The Blood Trail (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Laya (Che Ramos) is a young professional photographer who has drifted away from her family. Her father has fallen ill, but she hasn’t once come to visit him at the hospital. Her mother, who left their family when Laya was a child, returns to urge ...
Plot: dying father, forgiveness, freedom, escape, culture, dignity, alarm clock, tribe, heart attack, race, respect, trail of blood ...
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Trapped Beneath the Sea (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on an incident that occurred off the coast of Florida in 1973, this film tells the story of four men who find themselves trapped in a mini-submarine in the ocean depths.
Plot: trapped, submarine, water, sea, underwater, rescue, diver, coast
Place: florida
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40%
Women Unchained (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: They will do anything to get to Mexico... and freedom. From the moment the riot started and the guard is killed, there's no going back for the women of Cell Block 3. The eruption of violence following their escape leaves a trail of death and ...
Plot: on the road, prison escape, women fight, prison, car chase, escape, women in prison
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38%
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White Nights (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: ballet, kgb, escape, tap dancing, dancer's life, culture clash, fugitives, emigrant, artists and showbiz, against the odds, unlikely partners, dance ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, siberia, soviet union
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Forty Deuce (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young hustler tries to get drug money by selling a boy to a middle-aged man; his plans are disrupted when the kid dies.
Plot: naked dead man, teenage prostitution, pool table, hustler, jeans, dead boy, dialogue driven, male prostitution, billiards, escalator, pimp, subway station ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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38%
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Human Zoo (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a deserter called Srdjan Vasiljevic in 1999. They move to ...
Plot: escape, rape, violence, betrayal, assassin, mistress, pubic hair, female nudity, cunnilingus, tied feet, severed finger
Place: serbia, marseille
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The Dupes (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Syria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport them illegally across the border in the tank of his truck.
Plot: desert, escape, heat, sand, amputee, palestinian, emigrant, smuggler, greed, memory, travel, border ...
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35%
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Chappaqua (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. Flashbacks to the beginings of psychedelia in San Fran. Though initially confusing, as Rooks blends drug-illusion with reality, and cuts color with ...
Plot: subway train, drug traffic, dancing, nurse, hallucination, psychiatrist, drug use, airport, sex, train, drugs, female nudity ...
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city, france
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34%
The Astronaut (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: To avoid having the space program cancelled, officials substitute a lookalike for an astronaut who died on a Mars mission.
Plot: love interest, nasa, ruse, fake identity, astronaut, mars, government conspiracy, dead husband, pretending to be someone else, politics, cover up, secret ...
Time: near future
Place: ussr
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Born Innocent (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes brutal treatment from her peers and her own abusive family, and only one ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, runaway, brutality, rape, prison, riot, innocence lost, teenage life, teenager, bureaucracy, worker, family ...
Time: 70s
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34%
The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: bus, small town, redemption, self discovery, escape, homecoming, americana, human nature, senior citizen, memory, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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34%
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She Mob (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A gang of four lesbian inmates escapes from prison and kidnaps the boyfriend of a wealthy woman. She hires a tough private eye to find her boyfriend and rescue him.
Plot: bisexual girl, gigolo, breast implant, torture, kidnapping, bubble bath, prison, ransom, cross dressing, lesbian, lesbianism, sadism ...
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33%
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Journey Among Women (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
Plot: revenge, escape, wilderness, survival, body paint, feminism, escaped convict, sexual repression, misogyny, corset, repression, power struggle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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33%
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Something Wild (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young rape victim tries desperately to pick up the pieces of her life, only to find herself at the mercy of a would-be rescuer.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: rape victim, rape, kidnapping, sexual abuse, woman in danger, life is a bitch, confined, danger, rapist, christmas, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Born Wild (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being released from prison for the murder of a fellow biker; CJ returns to his hometown to confront his former gang. However; he arrives to find that the past is not forgotten easily; and now they are out for blood.
Plot: broken family, trafficking, captive, outlaw gang, cowboy, terminal illness, tunnel, underground, campfire, estranged father, motorcycle, sex scene ...
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1 Out of 7 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Runaway teen Lexi find herself alone and pregnant on the streets. Seemingly beyond hope, she must turn to Devon, a woman with her own demons, to help her find a way back from her past mistakes.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, rough
Audience: kids
Plot: pregnancy, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, love, teenager, escape, street, underground, loneliness, mother, homeless, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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31%
Nobody's Watching (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Brazil, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nico is a young Argentine actor fighting to build a career in the US, without assistance, or connections, never too far from heart-breaking failure, but often blinded by the mirage of immediate success.
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, gay, gay kiss, male nudity, ex lover, baby, telephone call, photograph, gay protagonist, gay sex, blow job, playground ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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31%
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The Mission (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. Tabataie) has already been killed by a Muslim American Hassan ...
Plot: fundamentalism, religious fundamentalist, military service, religious fundamentalism, enemy, anti war, assassination plot, koran, tolerance, martyrdom, iranian, exile ...
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, iran
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30%
A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film tells of devastating earthquake in Banja Luka in 1969 and follows a group of prisoners in prison during devastating earthquake and people and residents of Banja Luka. Fate of prisoners,the fate of the city and residents of Banja Luka, are ...
Plot: earthquake, police car, escape, blood, husband wife relationship, prison, death, fear, mass, collapse, car, fight ...
Place: yugoslavia
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