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: stranded in the desert, dehydration, gangrene, starvation, lizard, head injury, injury, drinking urine, cannibalism, survival, desert, corpse, female nudity, flashback, blood
Place: mexico

Most similar movies to The Oasis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and psychological films with plots about female nudity, flashback, desert, survival, murder, blood and sex mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Oasis: Freefall: Flight 174 (1995), Ordeal (1973), Fools (1970), My Breast (1994), The Donner Party (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough
Plot: hostages, police station, race against time, airplane, hijacking, confined, danger, heroes, fighting crime, survival, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
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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: survival, desert, wilderness, stranded, stranded in the desert, left to die, broken leg, murder, adultery
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 90
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, murder, love triangle, extramarital affair, jealousy, actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.9
 102
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: survival, breast cancer, cancer, death, journalist, surgery, courage
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: survival, isolation, danger, wilderness, human nature, moral dilemma, confined, escapades, hopes, burial, desperation, human flesh ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 64
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: illegal alien, cocaine, arrest, investigation, rescue, river, border patrol, surveillance, child in peril, aerial shot, border, smuggling ...
Place: mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Venice Beach (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway tries to survive being homeless at Venice Beach, California.
Plot: sex scene, runaway, telephone, flashback, train, beach, robbery, female nudity
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: female nudity, extramarital affair, obsession, flirting, flashback, father son relationship, revenge, kissing, obscene gesture, skyline
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: desert, search and rescue, lost child, flashback, missing girl, saving a life, missing daughter, 9 year old, barbie doll, kidnapped, ex husband, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: lifeboat, survival, shipwreck, sinking ship, sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 23
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: female protagonist, doctor, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female nudity, flashback, sex, widow, promiscuity, hypnosis, nymphomania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ...
Plot: cannibalism, feral child, children, urination, desert, skinny dipping, post apocalypse, lake, coming of age, apocalypse, puberty, teen drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 171
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, car driving, sand, baby, surrealism, singing, female nudity, motel room, swimming, swimming pool, motel, snake ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, 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: bleak, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, isolation, survival, bus, village, shakespeare, dogma, tourist, theatre milieu, rescue, human nature, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Killer from the Womb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Story: A cartel member gets revenge on his enemies.
Plot: drug cartel, violence, baby, blood, police, gore
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 176
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, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: survival, human nature, wilderness, isolation, social relations, innocence lost, confined, menage a trois, yoga, bathtub, heroin, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 222
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?
Plot: sex, marital problem, rape victim, broken glass, breasts, attempted rape, marriage, flashback, female nudity, husband wife relationship, broken mirror
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Voyage of the Yes (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two teenagers set out on a 2000-mile sailboat journey from California to Hawaii and en route combat the natural challenges and their inner shortcomings.
Plot: boat, accident, survival, young people, spy, leg amputation, sailboat, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.2
 56
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: beach, adultery, electrocution, flashback, murder, revenge, prostitute, female nudity, philosophy, pimp, poker, phone sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 54
The Cult (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A monk-robed Manson-like cult leader who lives in a coffin, is transported around in a black hearse. At times he gets sadistic with his girl followers. Ivor, the cult leader , is taking in various young woman and seducing them before sending them ...
Plot: cult, mass murder, murder, sex, hearse, female nudity, lesbian sex, exploitation, flashback, stabbing, group sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 226
Fever Pitch (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - organized gambling.
Style: twist ending
Plot: soldier, loan shark, car accident, flashback, employer employee relationship, faith, father daughter relationship, journalist, female nudity, reporter, gambling, compulsive gambler ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, dream, rape, sexploitation, lust, priest, belly dancer, statue, knife, camera, blood, flashback ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: church, hotel, mental illness, clergy, bus, priest, bus driver, minister, spinster, guide, tourist, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 230
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, escape, heat, sand, amputee, palestinian, emigrant, smuggler, greed, memory, travel, border ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, parent child relationship, prison, women in prison, female director, domestic violence, marital abuse, undercover, juvenile delinquent, flashback, female nudity, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bab'Aziz - The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Hungary, France, Germany, Iran, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. With faith as their only guide, the two ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching
Plot: desert, on the road, human spirit, self discovery, adventure, destiny, religions or cults, escapades, hopes, mysterious place, spirituality, poetry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 267K
Babel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, bleak, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: nanny, desert, drug use, suicide, death, multiple storylines, deportation, tourist, police brutality, loss of son, doctor, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, mexico, japan, africa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 51
Close-Up (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; ...
Style: ambiguous ending, social realism
Plot: bar, divorce, female nudity, drugs, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, blood, hit in the face, violence, sex, mutilation, clothes ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 159
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 ...
Plot: male prostitute, actor, actress, sexism, attack, u.s. president, brothel, memory, cult, fight, british, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 722
Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, racism, urban, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, society, chaos, anti heroes, human nature, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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