Movies like The Oasis

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The Oasis (1984)
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The Oasis (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A plane crash in the Mexican desert leaves a small group of survivors who are desperate for food and water. Fearing that they may never be found where they are, they head for where it is hoped there will be civilization and rescue. When their hopes prove unfounded, they must face the horrible possibility of choosing between giving up and dying, or doing the unthinkable to survive.
Plot: survival, fight, air disaster, desert, female nudity, cannibalism, lizard, starvation, blood, corpse, gangrene, stranded in the desert, flashback, drinking urine, injury, head injury, dehydration
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to The Oasis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and bleak films with plots about flashback, female nudity, survival, desert, fight, murder and death mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Oasis: Ordeal (1973), Miriam (2006), The Road (2009), The Blue Hour (1971), Freefall: Flight 174 (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ordeal (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, a businessman fights to survive and get his revenge.
Plot: stranded in the desert, stranded, murder, desert, survival, adultery, left to die, wilderness, broken leg
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 39
Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Plot: soldier, starvation, suffering, nazi, hiding, captivity, survivor, holocaust, world war two, prison, nazi uniform, survival ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 221K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, on the road, dying, chaos, selflessness, protective parent ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Blue Hour (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THE BLUE HOUR tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in a sexual hell in Los Angeles. Punctuated by striking visuals and avant-garde editing, THE BLUE HOUR is a lost masterpiece of late period ...
Style: surreal
Plot: murder, insanity, biker, lust, dream, priest, rape, sexploitation, model, belly dancer, statue, nightclub ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: catastrophe, heroes, crimes, race against time, confined, escapades, danger, chases and races, hostage, hostages, fighting crime, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
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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, amputee, tanker, heat, escape, border, travel, truck, injury, greed, palestinian, smuggler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Venice Beach (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway tries to survive being homeless at Venice Beach, California.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, train, robbery, telephone, sex scene, flashback, runaway, female nudity
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, danger, wilderness, isolation, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, escapades, confined, stabbed to death ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ten days after the crash. - Written by Chris Hartcher
Plot: air disaster, rescue, birthday, survival, stretcher, storm, airplane, backwoods, search and rescue, wind, newspaper reporter, bad weather ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Craving Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Drama - An ill-considered affair with a stranger and the unexpected death of a friend upend the life of scientist Alexander Tom (Stan Harrington). As he struggles to undo the damage, he begins to question everything he's ever believed. In his ...
Plot: flirting, obscene gesture, kissing, revenge, female nudity, extramarital affair, father son relationship, skyline, flashback, obsession, rebellious, unfaithful husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 23
Buried Cain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buried Cain is a steamy southern gothic drama about two brothers, Christian and Cain, who have only two things in common - their love for their small town southern home and their love for the same woman - the girl they call 'Georgia'. ...
Plot: fight, sex scene, infidelity, love triangle, female nudity, friendship, brother brother relationship, jealousy, group of friends, menage a trois, voyeur, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 120
Fools (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror-movie actor falls in love with the unhappily married young wife of an attorney.
Plot: starting over, jealousy, extramarital affair, murder, actor, love triangle
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 225
Residue (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young filmmaker returns home after many years away, to write a script about his childhood, only to find his neighborhood unrecognizable and his childhood friends scattered to the wind.
Plot: getting home, black, gun shot, gun shooting, gentrification, swearing, fireworks, police officer, fight, teenage boy, rocking chair, little boy ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 26
Norma (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A woman goes to a doctor hoping he will cure her nymphomania. Scenes of her with her various lovers and pick-ups of both sexes are shown. through therapy she remembers being discovered and punished by her "mother" while making love to a ...
Plot: caught having sex, female protagonist, exploitation, lesbian kiss, widow, lesbianism, hypnosis, lesbian sex, promiscuity, flashback, female nudity, therapy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 202
Maidstone (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Over a booze-fueled, increasingly hectic five-day shoot in East Hampton, Norman Mailer and his cast and crew spontaneously unloaded onto film the lurid and loony chronicle of U.S. presidential candidate and filmmaker Norman T. Kingsley debating and ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: flashback, sexism, actor, civil rights, blood, male prostitute, british, politician, tv host, mccarthyism, male female relationship, mallet ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 73
Ilegales (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tells the stories of a group of people in Ciudad de Juarez with one thing in common: they are all looking for a better life for them and their families. For many, that better life waits just a short walk away in the United States.
Plot: human trafficking, arrested, drug trafficking, investigation, drugs, arrest, corpse, illegal alien, aerial shot, summer school, wife husband relationship, illegal immigrant ...
Place: mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Survivors (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a passenger ship sinks, a ship's officer must decide which passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat must be sacrificed so the rest can survive an approaching typhoon.
Plot: shipwreck, survival, lifeboat, sinking ship, sea, catastrophe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Point Last Seen (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a tracker who searches for a little girl who was lost in the desert, but suffers internally because her own children were kidnapped by her ex-husband.
Plot: female director, kidnapped, saving a life, flashback, mother, missing daughter, daughter, lost child, ex husband, missing girl, kidnapping, son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Nine Meals from Chaos (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eight years after a cataclysm and disease ravaged the human race -leaving just one in every ten surviving-, all social structures have crumbled like sand castles. Too still live for anything to have been reconstructed. All remaining animals have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, apocalyptic
Plot: post apocalypse, cannibalism, feral child, children, desert, lake, urination, coming of age, pill, nudism, petting, pills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two Girls for a Madman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young girls in New York City studying to be ballet dancers are chosen by a crazed sex fiend to be his next victims. He rapes one of them at gunpoint and then proceeds to stalk and terrorize both of them.
Plot: ballet, rape, stalker, shower, female nudity, carjacking, gay slur, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft, exploitation
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Breaking the Silence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Defending a teen charged with patricide drudges up dark memories for a lawyer.
Plot: patricide, childhood memory, haunted by the past, flashback, abuse, sexual abuse, murder, son murders father, lawyer, courtroom, injury, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 104
My Breast (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meredith Baxter plays Joyce Wadler in this heartwarming story of hope, courage and redemption inspired by the New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer. Stuck in a lackluster relationship with her boyfriend, she's ...
Plot: breast cancer, survival, female director, writers, sports writer, journalist, cancer, death, surgery, courage, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 246
Night Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Californian housewife is terrified of having sex because of a past assault. When this phobia threatens to destroy her marriage, she takes refuge in a series of erotic fantasies about a masked man. But is it really all just a fantasy?
Style: erotic
Plot: broken glass, marital problem, rape victim, husband wife relationship, broken mirror, attempted rape, breasts, marriage, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 205
Ma (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this modern-day vision of Mother Mary’s pilgrimage, a woman crosses the American Southwest playfully deconstructing the woman’s role in a world of roles.
Plot: virgin mary, female director, sand, motel room, desert, supernatural power, surrealism, singing, swimming, car driving, small breasts, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, South Africa, Norway, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, survival, isolation, rescue, stranded, life is a bitch, danger, human nature, bus, village, culture clash, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, death, love, running, fear, fight ...
Place: macedonia, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 16
Cold Water (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the story of Alice Fuller (Amy Shelton-White) struggling to come to terms with her past in order to embrace her future. Shot almost entirely in and around Estes Park, Colorado, the film follows Alice as she is forced to spend one final week ...
Style: scenic
Plot: repression, father daughter relationship, sculpture, deer, bear, flood, cabin, marijuana, wildlife, death, mother daughter relationship, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: female director, women in prison, women's prison, parent child relationship, flashback, juvenile delinquent, strip search, undercover, police, domestic violence, marital abuse, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
That Tender Touch (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Terri (Sue Bernard) marries and moves to the suburbs, her lesbian lover, Marsha (Bee Tompkins), doesn't take kindly to Terri's desire for a "normal" life. Determined to win her love back, Marsha worms her way into the ...
Style: sexual, cult film, sexy
Plot: female nudity, suicide, lesbian, orphan, merry go round, injury, lesbian kiss, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, maid, tragedy, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%