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Beg, Borrow, or Steal (1973)
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Beg, Borrow, or Steal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Three disabled men--one blind, one with no legs and one with no hands--get together to pull off a museum robbery
Plot: heist, disability, robbery, museum, ex cop, unemployment, blindness, handicap, statue

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about disability, robbery, misfit, life is a bitch, blindness, hopes and society mostly in Drama, Crime and History genres. Some movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal: The Miracle Worker (1979), Octavia (1984), Seeing Clearly (2016), Where Love Has Gone (1964), David's Mother (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed.
Plot: handicap, assassination
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The Miracle Worker (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, a gripping battle to overcome impossible obstacles and the struggle to communicate. As a young girl, Helen Keller is stricken with scarlet fever. The illness leaves her blind, mute, and deaf. Sealed ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: disability, mute or deaf, dedicated educator, elderly lovers, doctors and patients, hopes, human spirit, society, against the odds, misfit, isolation, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s
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Octavia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: disability, family relations, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, youth, friendship, human spirit, friends, society, misfit, captivity ...
Time: 80s
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Seeing Clearly (2016)
Genre: Short, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 8 min.
Story: A narrative exploring an individual's psychological journey in losing his vision, and the effects it has both upon himself and others around him. Utilizing only voiceover and internal monologue, and visually contrasting first and third person, ...
Plot: disability, blindness
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Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sincere, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, betrayal, courtroom, custody, investigation, haunted by the past, teenage daughter, marriage, trial, legal, sex addict, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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54%
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David's Mother (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sally Goodson has been raising her autistic son David alone since her husband left many years ago. Now a social worker discovers that Sally has been dodging 'The System' to keep her son with her, instead of putting him in an institution. ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: misfit, society, human nature, youth, single parent, disability, fighting the system, rebellion, family relations, legal action, parents and children, handicap ...
Time: 90s
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51%
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The Ticket (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.
Plot: regret, blind man, greed, loss, betrayal, obsession, unfaithful husband, blindness, church, envy, separation, meeting ...
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Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: hotel, heist, gang, crime, dishonesty, disorder, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, jail, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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Wildfire (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Since they met the first time in boarding school as little kids, it was obvious that the orphans Kay and Dave would become a couple. But at sixteen, Dave foolishly attempted to rob a bank with a water pistol, and ended up in jail for eight years. ...
Plot: boarding school, marriage, adultery, jealousy, robbery, orphan, menage a trois, prison
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Nickel Mountain (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Henry Soames owns a rural diner, and has befriended Willard Freud and Callie Wells. One day Willard and Callie get the news that Callie is pregnant, and Willard splits. Henry takes in Callie, and helps her through the pregnancy. They fall in love ...
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love interest, older man younger woman relationship, sex scene, marriage, biological father, unplanned pregnancy, moral dilemma, custody battle
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Perception (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Perception is a darkly comedic gem that stars Piper Perabo as Jen Marshall, an LA girl with a reckless personality and a laundry list of burned bridges. When Jen returns to New York and unexpected tragedy strikes, it is up to her mistreated friends ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: estrangement, dull life, hopes, youth, redemption, child as adult, nightlife, disability, human nature, rehabilitation, handicap, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, california
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Dirty Dealing 3D (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy casino dealers joins forces to try to save the sick child of one of their coworkers. When their unscrupulous boss (Michael Madsen) refuses to get the insurance company to help and then reneges on a promise to help raise the money, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: heist, casino, leukemia, friends, dishonesty, terminal illness, gambling, best friends, crime, cons and scams, calendar, blackjack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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Inside Moves (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, disability, suicide attempt, basketball, wheelchair, bar, waitress, bartender, hospital, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.
Plot: blindness, handicap, german shepherd, political activism, handicapped, dog
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Angel Baby (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the sick, he to make as much money as he possibly can.
Style: realistic, biting, serious
Plot: small town, faith, blindness, suburbs, unsupportive spouse, babies and infants, hopes, suburban life, drug dealing, pregnancy, friends, social relations ...
Time: 60s
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42%
Venice Beach (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway tries to survive being homeless at Venice Beach, California.
Plot: female nudity, train, runaway, robbery, beach, sex scene, telephone, flashback
Place: california
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It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine. (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Tells the story of Paul (Steven C. Stewart), a man suffering from Cerebal Palsy, who spends his days wasting away in a nursing home. To pass his time, he fantasizes about the man he should be despite his twisted body. People are able to understand ...
Style: realistic, surreal, sexual, serious, atmospheric
Plot: disability, unsimulated sex, social misfits, wish come true, mute or deaf, retirement home, teleportation, boss and employee, dangerous attraction, hopes, sexual relations, retirement home life ...
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Wheels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Big Heist (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK Airport in New York - the ...
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An Encounter with the Messiah (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Heart of Steel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A steel factory that employs most of the town shuts down, leaving a man desperate to keep his family and friends together while alcohol consumes him in this depressing drama.
Plot: drinking problem, drinking, union, truck, layoff, steel mill, house, labor, unemployment, blue collar
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, blind character, human nature, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, depression, mentor, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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The Lost Man (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."
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Children of the Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Georgia, Ghana
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: children, help, disability, women, african
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My Brother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of tuberculosis, she desperately tries to get her two ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
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Sue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Matchups (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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.
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Time: 1960s
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A Child's Cry for Help (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A recently widowed doctor moves with her daughter to start at a new hospital. While there a loving mother brings her son in for treatment. The doctor suspects that there is something wrong, and theorizes that the mother is deliberately making her ...
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The Company Men (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, serious, depressing ...
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