Movies like Short Walk to Daylight

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Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
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Short Walk to Daylight
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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Requiem for a Dream
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USA
102 min.
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Grey Home
Drama
Yugoslavia
50 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about escape, subway, death, trapped, chase, danger and friendship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Short Walk to Daylight: Something Wild (1961), Mumbai Diaries (2010), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Epicenter (2000), 28 Weeks Later (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground
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: social relations, train, anti heroes, social misfits, social differences, newlyweds, subway, passenger, subway train, homeless man, newlywed, trapped ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Something Wild
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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.
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Mumbai Diaries
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arun is a reclusive and lonely modern art painter. Shai is an American banker who is on a visit to Mumbai. Munna is a washerboy also living near Arun and Yasmin. The movie is about these four characters from different class of society and how the ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Plot: city life, social differences, friends, urban, friendship, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, delivery, painting, rainy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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Requiem for a Dream
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, degradation, downfall, depression, destructive relationship, existentialism, drug use, heroin addict, drug addict ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Epicenter
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: Epicenter concerns brassy, beautiful Amanda Foster, a down-on-her-luck Los Angeles detective who's been assigned to protect a mobster-turned-State's-Witness, Nick Constantine, from the mob. On the night of the assignment, the city is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, partners against crime, adventure, special agents, chase, tough law enforcer, prison, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
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28 Weeks Later
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
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Private Obsession
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: First-class fashion model Emanuelle Griffith is missing. Richard Tate knows exactly where she is and plans to keep her there until she knows her place: subordinate to men. But Emannuelle is waiting for her chance to turn his obsession. That one ...
Plot: erotic thriller, striptease, escape, voyeur, model, obsessed fan, sex, sex scene, female full frontal nudity, erotica, female protagonist, dog ...
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A Day Longer Than a Year
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, prison, death, husband wife relationship, blood, police car, escape, fear, collapse, mass, car, fight ...
Place: yugoslavia
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    User:   54%
 
The Poseidon Adventure
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, ship, natural disaster, ocean, underwater, race against time, death, cruise, courage, dialogue, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
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Happy Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Jun, Akari, Sakurako and Fumi truly believe that they can confide in each other. But one day, at a party, Jun confesses that she is seeking a divorce from her husband and this information seems to upset the other three. They follow her trial as she ...
Style: sexual, romantic
Plot: divorce, women, career, misandry, narcissism, infidelity, unfaithful wife, mini skirt, bisexual, premarital sex, short skirt, sexless marriage ...
Time: future
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Volcano
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a dormant volcano suddenly erupts into activity beneath Laach Lake in the Eiffel mountains, panic breaks out among the 500.000 residents.
Plot: fire, escape, death, fear, lava, explosive, fright, firefighter, earthquake, panic, danger, volcano ...
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Elevator
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A boy and a girl, both teenagers, want to get away from the world and be alone for a while, so they hide in an abandoned factory on the outskirts. But there they fall in a trap of their own intention, and get stuck in the cargo elevator. There is no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
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16 Blocks
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, father daughter relationship, race against time, survival, end of the world, death, catastrophe, save the day, first contact, science, chase ...
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Scorcher
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Duration: 91 min.
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Chappaqua
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: drug traffic, female nudity, drugs, gangster, erotica, hallucination, nurse, dancing, psychiatrist, chauffeur, flashback, park ...
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The Weather Forecast
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The setting is an old age home run by an aging director with an authoritarian hand. In the evening many of the residents huddle in a living room, penetrated by the October cold, to listen to the news. The announcement is giving the number of ...
Plot: waiter, anxiety, chase, coffin, escape, old age, hippie, rebel, manager, runaway, oppression, search ...
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The Day the Earth Moved
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, aerial photography, water tower, chase, dog, airplane, apple, small town, airport, fire, community service, theft ...
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Female Agents
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: anti heroes, war, resistance, d day, soldier, hospital, survival, officers and cadets, heroic mission, holocaust, commando, urban ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: england, europe, france, london, normandy ...
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The Defiant Ones
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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1 Out of 7
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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Purgatory House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, teenage life, kids in trouble, coming of age, hopes, society, youth, family relations, drug abuse, life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Take Off
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A group of Malayali nurses stranded in Iraq, must survive their capture by the extremists and reach out to the rescue team headed by the Indian government.
Plot: nurse, terrorist attack, rescue mission, airport, hospital, chaos, civil war, terrorist, rescue, escape, reunion, trapped ...
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The Key
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Calamity by four-year old might be another title for this tense, humorous drama. In the story, a four year old boy (Mohammed Aladpoush) is left at home with his baby brother while his mother goes out shopping. She has told him to give the baby his ...
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Love at First Glance
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: subway, female journalist, breakup, journalist, photographer, cell phone, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, fiance fiancee relationship, sms, text message
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Chloe, A to Z
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, painting, lesbian kiss, restaurant, cell phone, waitress, beach, gift, adoption, one night stand, abortion ...
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The Dupes
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, house, poverty, border ...
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System:   26%
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Journey Among Women
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, escaped convict, sexual repression, misogyny, body paint, feminism, power struggle, repression, corset ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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