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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: statue, handicap, ex cop, museum, blindness, unemployment, heist, robbery, disability

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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 disability, hopes, robbery, misfit, life is a bitch, family relations and friends mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Beg, Borrow, or Steal: Where Love Has Gone (1964), Nickel Mountain (1984), The Miracle Worker (1979), Inside Moves (1980), Dirty Dealing 3D (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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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.
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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 ...
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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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
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Inside Moves (1980)
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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, suicide attempt, basketball, friendship, hospital, bartender, wheelchair, waitress, bar, social misfits, redemption, rehabilitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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Dirty Dealing 3D (2018)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Ticket (2016)
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.
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Octavia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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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. ...
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 6.2
 228
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: biting, serious, realistic
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 6.2
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Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Country: USA
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It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine. (2007)
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My Brother (2006)
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The Big Bounce (1969)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 749
Duet for One (1986)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
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Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s
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30%
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