Movies like Nowhere to Run 1978

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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his death, assume a new identity and win $500,000 at blackjack.
Plot: private detective, suicide, husband wife relationship, secret
Place: san francisco, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and semi serious films with plots about suicide, husband wife relationship, female nudity, secret, adultery, life is a bitch and prostitute mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Nowhere to Run: Where It's At (1969), Fyre (1979), Lighter Fluid (2016), Natural Enemies (1979), Secrets (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.9
 137
Where It's At (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: casino, gays and lesbians, college, downfall, parents and children, gambling, hotel, ambition, family relations, life is a bitch, chorus girl, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 72
Fyre (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an innocent country girl is violently raped, her family is killed in a car accident before she can come to terms with what happened. As her feelings of shame grow into self-degradation, she turns to prostitution
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: disco, prostitute, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, shot to death, alcohol, dancing, bus ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, sex, murder, death, pregnancy, skateboarding
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Natural Enemies (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man hires hires five hookers to fulfill a final fantasy before killing himself and his family.
Plot: suicide, prostitute, bipolar disorder, magazine editor, lesbianism, marriage, adultery, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.4
 62
Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: secret, church, troubled teen, choir, teenage girl, family secret
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 106
Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: trial, testimony, rapist, rape victim, brother in law, courtroom, secret, husband wife relationship, gang rape, rape, witness, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, deep south, cat, funeral, african american, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: magazine, magazine editor, infidelity, obsession, adultery, husband wife relationship, mistress, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Cry for Help (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A talk-radio host, who specializes in abusing and insulting his audience, gets a call from a disturbed teenage girl who says she is going to commit suicide. He frantically tries to get his listeners to help find the girl before she makes good on her ...
Plot: disc jockey, suicide, beach, bookstore, police, doctor, book, radio, suicidal, public, sand, deadline ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 912
Chocolate City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl.
Plot: secret, collage, stripper, student, knock out, bare ass, newcomer, job offer, male stripper, strip club, brother brother relationship, dance instructor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 276
Maya Dardel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectually, emotionally, and erotically.
Plot: suicide, poet, seductress, loneliness, cunnilingus
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The State of Things (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, West Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's The Day the World Ended (1956) . The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, on the road, artists and showbiz, hotel, nothing goes right, mystery, chases and races, hollywood, workplace, disorder, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, usa, portugal, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young couple move into an expensive new apartment after the husband gets a big pay raise. Unfortunately, he is soon stricken with a mysterious ailment and becomes bedridden. The wife, unable to find a job and with bills piling up, runs into a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: suicide, prostitution, playing footsie, newlywed, prostitute, sex, sexploitation, exploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Money Buys Happiness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man and a woman, unpleasant bickering nitwits both, push a big stupid metaphor (in the shape of a piano) across Seattle.
Style: spiritual
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, friend, interview, marriage, breakfast, hanging, suicide, son, flower, piano, children ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 64
Dinah East (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A glamorous movie queen of the 1950s is revealed to be a man whose secret led to complicated relationships.
Plot: flashback, love, secret, rape, transvestite, female full frontal nudity, lesbian sex, gender disguise, male nudity, gay bar, drag, actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 403
Consent (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A wealthy Manhattan family's inability to cope with the suicide of their eldest daughter sends them into a downward spiral of drugs, alcohol and sexual taboos that threatens to destroy them.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: suicide, looking for love, disability, family, alcohol, life is a bitch, love and romance, drinking, flashback, drugs, voyeurism, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 143
The Big Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, mystery, murder, crime, disappearance, crimes, deadly, espionage, infidelity, heist, missing person, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 174K
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ...
Style: talky, cynical, realistic, tragicomedy, psychological ...
Plot: high society, depression, narcissism, suicide, dentist, starting over, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, rich, sibling relationship, siblings relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.2
 76
Hope Bridge (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a high school boy learns that his father committed suicide, he begins a journey to find hope and reconciliation in the midst of his grief.
Plot: faith, depression, bullying, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Burden of Proof (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
Story: A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.
Plot: lawyer, adultery, courtroom, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Like Normal People (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.
Plot: false accusation, independence, marriage, husband wife relationship, mental retardation
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dangerous Intentions (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man stalks his wife and child when they leave for an abused women's shelter.
Plot: husband wife relationship, table, stalker, abusive husband, switchblade
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Linked (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A troubled young man battles his inner demons as he seeks redemption and a second chance in his life.
Plot: good versus evil, child abuse, domestic violence, suicide, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 3.7
 25
Normal (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A young woman's birthright hides a dark secret.
Plot: sex scene, monster, art, secret
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 65
Molly & Gina (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly is the former secretary of a murdered private detective. Gina, a budding actress, witnessed the shooting which also killed her boyfriend. Together, they set out to bring the culprits to justice.
Plot: female nudity, murder, female detective, private detective, strip club, stripper
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pitong Dalagita (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: When six girls and a guy all teenagers are found with their wrists slit on a high school playground, it's left to their guidance counselor to try to make sense of the mystery behind the apparent suicide pact. Told in nonlinear fashion, the ...
Style: suspense
Plot: suicide, teenager, friendship, love, lesbian, school, life, muse, teen romance, self discovery, gay, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 77
Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: love, boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teacher, tutor, tragic event, suicide, surgeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: elderly, down on your luck, hopes, poverty, life is a bitch, lifestyle, disorder, buddies, single parent, domestic disturbance, drug dealing, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 1K
Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Plot: recording studio, assistant, sister in law, birthday, australian, husband wife relationship
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 3K
The Show (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An unsettling look at reality television, where a disturbing game show has its contestants ending their lives for the public's enjoyment.
Plot: suicide, job interview, nurse, network, tv host, janitor, sibling relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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