Movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal

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Beg, Borrow, or Steal (1973)
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Beg, Borrow, or Steal
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: statue, handicap, ex cop, museum, blindness, unemployment, heist, robbery, disability
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Wheels
Drama
USA
115 min.
 9.4
Das Ding
Drama
West Germany
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about society, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, misfit, robbery and youth mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal: The Miracle Worker (1979), Black (2005), Inside Moves (1980), Angela's Ashes (1999), I Am Sam (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Miracle Worker
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: serious, uplifting, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: dedicated educator, mute or deaf, social misfits, young heroes, human spirit, disability, doctors and patients, teachers and students, misfit, society, youth, power relations ...
Time: 70s
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Black
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Black is an adaptation of Helen Keller's autobiography. Black revolves around a blind and deaf girl, and her relationship with her teacher who himself later develops Alzheimer's disease.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
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Inside Moves
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: disability, friendship, suicide attempt, basketball, redemption, social misfits, unlikely friendships, loneliness, rehabilitation, depression, introspection, destiny ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former marine and cop Jeff Erickson starts a new life after meeting his dream girl, Jill, running a bookshop, until they decide to become the modern Bonnie and Clyde. Learning on the job the hard way, Jeff becomes famous through media-coverage, ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, crime, couple relations, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, couples, romancing a criminal, bank robbery, explosion, chemist ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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    User:   52%
 
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Angela's Ashes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: irish, poverty, childhood, prejudice, storytelling, drinking, coming of age, death, drugs/alcohol, children, catholicism, book ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, boston ...
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I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: lawyer, parenthood, single father, father daughter relationship, fighting the system, disability, love, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, autism, hospital, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Straight Out of Brooklyn
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crime, drug dealing, urban, going straight, interracial relations, urban ghetto, social decay, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
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 6.5
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David's Mother
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: single parent, legal action, parents and children, family relations, human nature, disability, fighting the system, misfit, rebellion, society, youth, handicap ...
Time: 90s
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 5.9
 49
Octavia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, captivity, disability, confined, hopes, misfit, society, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 80s
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System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
 5.9
 16
Matchups
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: serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, college, school, sport, dedicated educator, urban ghetto, prodigy, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
 9.4
 12K
Wheels
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, touching, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, friendship, disability, misfit, introspection, addiction, paraplegic, drug abuse, cause and meaning, life is a bitch, friends, junkie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
King of California
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: treasure hunt, mental illness, insanity, hospital, treasure, father daughter relationship, obsession, parents and children, coming of age, depression, eccentricity, dreams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, southern california
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System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
The Iceman Cometh
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, gloomy, talky
Plot: prostitute, couple relations, bar, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, betrayal, alcoholic, traveling salesman, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, unemployment ...
Time: 1910s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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A Season for Miracles
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel. When a young woman's niece and nephew are threatened with foster care after her sister is hospitalized following yet ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, single parent, addiction, custody, rivalry, family relations, christmas, angel, will, life is a bitch, orphan, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: atlanta georgia, illinois, rhode island
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Sue
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further fluctuates when a man (Matthew Powers) whom she met in a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mentally unstable, urban, downfall, human nature, sexual relations, life is a bitch, city life, unemployment, society, mental health, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 8.2
 46
Das Ding
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Story:
Plot: heist, truck, robbery, uniform, plan gone wrong, container, coin
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 6.0
 570
Cool Money
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, crime, hotel, crimes, dishonesty, gang, cons and scams, criminal heroes, law enforcement, disorder, theft, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
 4.9
 166
Perception
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: serious, dark humor, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: rehabilitation, child as adult, dull life, estrangement, human nature, redemption, nightlife, disability, hopes, youth, injury, handicap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, new york
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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The Pawnbroker
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, nazi, jewish, uncover truth, jews, loneliness, nazis, guilt, tragedy, character study, concentration camp ...
Time: 1960s
Place: new york, poland, usa, germany, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 5.6
 395
Amazon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Finland, Brazil, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns him about the possible consequences ...
Style: semi serious
Plot: jungle, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, love affair, culture clash, danger, escapades, tribe, survival, destiny, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, mine, rio de janeiro
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 7.1
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Wanda
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wanda, after a string of abusive relationships, abandons her family and seeks solace in the company of a petty criminal (Michael Higgins).
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, no music
Plot: on the road, single parent, social misfits, bar, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, introspection, travel, thief, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 6.2
 228
Angel Baby
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: biting, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, clergy, rock, suburbs, mentally challenged, rise and fall, redemption, sexual abuse, miraculous event, blindness, faith, small town life ...
Time: 60s
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
The Spark of Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roberto is an unemployed publicist who achieved success when he thought of a famous slogan: "Coca-Cola, the spark of life." Now he is a desperate man, trying to remember the happy days, back to the hotel where he spent the honeymoon with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: down on your luck, life is a bitch, theater, desire for fame, couple relations, media satire, unemployment, media, couples, publicity, paralysis, change of luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
What Doesn't Kill You
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: friends, buddies, crime, drugs/alcohol, friendship, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, danger, legal, heist, drug addiction, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 7.2
 2K
Loggerheads
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled woman seeks out the child she gave up for adoption; a gay motel owner takes in a handsome drifter; and the wife of a preacher frets that a gay couple has moved in across the street. All of their lives will intersect as Loggerheads subtly ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family life, human nature, small town, parents and children, haunted by the past, gender, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, adoption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 2001 ...
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 7.6
 265
Uno bianca
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crime, terrorism, crimes, danger, police corruption, deadly, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.
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: surreal, sexual, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: disability, mentally challenged, strong sexual content, hospital, retirement home, mute or deaf, social misfits, unsimulated sex, writer's life, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Red Like the Sky
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nearly sightless boy is sent to a school for blind children, where he secretly discovers the possibilities of the recorded sound.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting, fairy tale
Plot: follow your dream, school, human spirit, village, boarding school life, boarding school, coming of age, against the odds, hopes, youth, rebelliousness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   42%
    User:   40%
 

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Ants in the Mouth
Genre: Drama
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After languishing in a Barcelona prison for nearly a decade, a busted bank robber attempts to find the girl who made off with the cash in this suspenseful tale of revenge and betrayal starring Adriana Gil and Eduard Fernández. Ex-con Martin Losada ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: dedicated educator, mute or deaf, human spirit, disability, hopes, misfit, power relations, parents and children, teachers and students, youth, family relations, mute ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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