Movies like Nowhere to Run 1978

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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: suicide, secret, private detective, husband wife relationship
Place: las vegas, san francisco

Most similar movies to Nowhere to Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and psychotronic films with plots about suicide, husband wife relationship, secret, female nudity, adultery, marriage and prostitute mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Nowhere to Run: Where It's At (1969), Silent Witness (1985), Lighter Fluid (2016), Natural Enemies (1979), Secrets (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, semi serious, emotional, offbeat, touching
Plot: casino, hotel, gambling, ambition, college, downfall, chorus girl, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, gays and lesbians, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, usa
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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: courtroom, testimony, trial, husband wife relationship, secret, rapist, brother in law, rape victim, female nudity, rape, witness, gang rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, sex, murder, abandoned house, skateboarding, pregnancy, death, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, adultery, mother daughter relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, marriage, father son relationship, tragic event, two brothers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.4
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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: church, secret, troubled teen, family secret, teenage girl, choir, family secrets
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: flower, children, piano, marriage, friend, interview, husband wife relationship, pilgrimage, suicide, son, breakfast, love ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: secret, hospital, sibling relationship, deep south, cat, funeral, african american, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
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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: boxing match, female full frontal nudity, transvestite, lesbian sex, rape, love, movie star, homosexual kiss, gay bar, drag, suicide, gender disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: poet, suicide, seductress, loneliness, cunnilingus
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: surgeon, teacher, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boy, tutor, suicide, male female relationship, love, tragic event, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, student, knock out, brother brother relationship, pastor, bare ass, newcomer, dance instructor, job offer, strip club, male stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: adultery, infidelity, affair, obsession, mistress, magazine, husband wife relationship, magazine editor, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, marriage, music box, suicide, blonde, infidelity, husband wife relationship, wedding, mother daughter relationship, director, friendship between women ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, bullying, depression, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suicide, courtroom
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ember (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When her husband Cemal is arrested in Romania, Emine is left alone with their child who needs immediate surgery. She takes a job as a needle worker at a garment workshop where she comes across Ziya, her husband's former boss. He can't stay ...
Plot: violence, marriage, divorce, secret, husband wife relationship, jealous husband, single mother, sex scene, rough sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suicide, disc jockey, radio dj, suicidal, public, beach, time, bookstore, police, book, doctor, radio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 435
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: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: suicide, disability, looking for love, love and romance, life is a bitch, family, alcohol, drinking, flashback, husband wife relationship, coming out, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: domestic violence, child abuse, drug addiction, good versus evil, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, abusive husband, stalker, table, switchblade
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 25
Normal (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A young woman's birthright hides a dark secret.
Plot: secret, art, monster, sex scene
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 81
Macbeth (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: shakespeare, suicide, knife, murder, child murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 67
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: stripper, strip club, private detective, female detective, female nudity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, independence, mental retardation, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mindshadows (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Feature based on the novel by J. Bernlef. A Dutch couple who have emigrated are confronted with the husband's rapid onset of senility during a snowy winter in North Eastern Canada. The film is an account of the man's fight within himself ...
Plot: old man, photo album, internal monologue, fishing village, elderly couple, winter, husband wife relationship, dementia, flashback, wandering, memory loss, suicide
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 257
Heartbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Encounter". Seven stories of women. Occasionally intersecting with each other in everyday situations. Parallel episodes of hope and abandonment, addiction and infidelity, but also friendship and trust.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, nurse, husband wife relationship, junkie, choice, hospital, adultery, grandmother, marital problem, discrimination, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exploitation, sexploitation, sex, female nudity, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, disco, love and romance, life is a bitch, crimes, lifestyle, youth, teenage life, fireplace, rape victim, prostitution, braless ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 40
Pipe Dreams (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pipe Dreams is a 1976 film starring soul singer Gladys Knight in her acting debut as a woman who attempts to regain the love of her husband played by real-life spouse Barry Hankerson. In this drama, her husband must choose between reuniting with her ...
Plot: prostitution, journey, employment, dead woman on bed, money, husband wife relationship
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: brother brother relationship, businessman, dream, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, salesman, american dream
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%