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, bleak and disturbing films with plots about survival, flashback, female nudity, wilderness, murder, death and fight mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Oasis: Ordeal (1973), Miriam (2006), The Blue Hour (1971), The Road (2009), 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
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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: nazi, survivor, soldier, prison, starvation, suffering, world war two, nazi uniform, captivity, hiding, holocaust, survival ...
Time: 1940s
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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, child, model, belly dancer, statue ...
Place: greece
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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, harsh, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, vestiges of humanity, on the road, cannibalism, catastrophe, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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59%
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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: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, heroes, race against time, escapades, airplane, survival, police station, hijacking, hostage, danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, smuggler, sand, flashback, injury, poverty, impotence, palestinian ...
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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, telephone, flashback, sex scene, female nudity, robbery, runaway, train
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, confined, escapades, anger ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa
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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, stretcher, survival, survivor, backwoods, storm, farmer, corpse, newspaper reporter, waterfall, bad weather ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
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Night Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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: attempted rape, breasts, marital problem, rape victim, broken glass, husband wife relationship, broken mirror, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, flashback, marriage ...
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43%
 5.2
 126
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: actor, love triangle, starting over, murder, extramarital affair, jealousy
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 212
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: mccarthyism, controversy, witness, sexism, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, film within a film, u.s. president, half brother half brother relationship, brothel, tv host, male female relationship, improv ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, lifeboat, survival, sinking ship, sea, catastrophe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: promiscuity, female nudity, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female protagonist, caught having sex, exploitation, flashback, lesbianism, nymphomania, lesbian sex, sex ...
Time: 70s
⇓ 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, female nudity, shower, gay slur, carjacking, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft, exploitation
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, 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, abuse, childhood trauma, courtroom, teenage boy, child abuse, lawyer, haunted by the past, physical abuse, injury, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
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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, courage, death, male female relationship, surgery, cancer, journalist
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35%
 5.8
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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, car driving, singing, snake, swimming, desert, baby, supernatural power, swimming pool, driving ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, South Africa, Norway, USA
Duration: 110 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, danger, life is a bitch, human nature, bus, village, culture clash, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
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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: swearing, police officer, getting home, rocking chair, gun shooting, curse, rainstorm, fight, black, police, childhood friend, riding a bicycle ...
Place: washington d.c.
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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, running, escape, love, heroism, fear ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 52K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, exciting, disaster movie ...
Plot: survival, starvation, air disaster, stranded, cannibalism, danger, catastrophe, human spirit, isolation, against the odds, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uruguay, andes mountains, latin america, south america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 511
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: sincere, serious, captivating, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, militant, starvation, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, sex, orphan, jealousy, merry go round, injury, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian kiss, tragedy, attempted rape, marriage ...
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32%
 4.8
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, confined, social relations, wilderness, party, innocence lost, female nudity, heroin, yoga, menage a trois ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, strip search, women in prison, women's prison, parent child relationship, prison, juvenile delinquent, domestic violence, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, marital abuse, police ...
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31%
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Shiner (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Raising the subtext of "Fight Club" into text, "Shiner" depicts a pair of amateur boxers gratified by punching each others' lights out. Theirs is among a trio of twisted love stories in the narrative feature by 29-year-old ...
Plot: stalker, homoeroticism, fight, gay slur, ejaculation, wrestler, urinal, sexuality, female nudity, masochism, abusive boyfriend, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, serious, biblical, fable
Plot: desert, devil, fasting, society, escapades, adventure, religions or cults, wilderness, family problems, prayer, praying, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Captive in the Land (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American meteorologist attempts to rescue an injured Soviet airman. A killer storm soon maroons them both and the unlikely duo must learn to overcome their differences in order to survive the real life terrors of the Arctic.
Plot: rescue attempt, snow, american, male friendship, raf, weatherman, wounded man, air disaster, cold, carbon monoxide poisoning, cold war, male bonding ...
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29%
 3.1
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Electra (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Born with the beauty of the gods, Electra's lust for sexual gratification is exceeded only by her lust for vengeance. Enter a world of forbidden family love, betrayal and murder.
Plot: greek mythology, destiny, revenge, poker, dagger, adultery, shoplifting, electrocution, pimp, brother sister relationship, beach, drug addiction ...
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29%