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, touching, sexual and psychological films with plots about suicide, husband wife relationship, secret, family relations, love, flashback and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Nowhere to Run: Travis McGee (1983), Where It's At (1969), Secrets (1995), Roses Are for the Rich (1987), Thumb Tripping (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Travis McGee (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Travis McGee is a world-weary private eye trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked.
Plot: private detective, faked death, corpse, boat, investigator, reputation, private investigator, mysterious death
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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: touching, emotional, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, hotel, gambling, college, life is a bitch, ambition, gays and lesbians, downfall, family relations, chorus girl, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, usa
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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: family secret, secret, church, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
Place: iowa
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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts ...
Plot: coal mine, rose, murder trial, doll, cyanide, revenge
Place: san francisco, appalachia, birmingham alabama
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Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, journey, love, marriage, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), weirdo, hitchhiker, truck, truck driver, motorcyclist ...
Place: california, san francisco
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Lad: A Dog (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of the rough collie hero, Sunnybank Lad. Based on the book by Albert Payson Terhune.
Plot: girl dog relationship, boy and dog, barking, dog movie, husband wife relationship, dog actor, dog, father daughter relationship, rescue, owner dog relationship, family relations
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Tweek City (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tweek City is a week in the life of Bill, a potentially closeted, half-Latino, small-time speed dealer in San Francisco's Mission District. Bill is stuck on an endless walk from one empty experience to the next. Only Bill's friend Jerm has ...
Plot: methamphetamine, homelessness, urban setting, gay, drugs, gay latino, suicide, closeted homosexual, male nudity
Place: san francisco
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, jealousy, husband wife relationship, mansion, marriage, paranoia
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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.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, surrealism, skateboard, skateboarding, pregnancy, death, sex, drug, drugs
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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, parent child relationship, family, christmas, falling through ice, sleigh, loss of mother, child in peril, tradition, getting home, old love, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new england
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Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: father son relationship, terminal illness, widower, cancer, boy, workaholic, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, death of wife, family relations, loss of wife, death of mother ...
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Queen of Spades (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hermann is an officer of the engineers in the Imperial Russian Army. He constantly watches the other officers gamble, but never plays himself. One night, Tomsky tells a story about his grandmother, an elderly countess. Many years ago, in France, she ...
Plot: secret, gambling, card game, greed, ghost
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Shadow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from Peyami Safa’s novel Selma and Her Shadow, the movie tells the story of Selma. Selma (Görkem Yeltan) is the ultimate femme fatale whose alluring and seductive nature and irresistible charms exude an aura of death for men.
Style: neo noir
Plot: cigarette smoking, poem, femme fatale, suicide, murder, woman smoker, love
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Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: black cop, assistant district attorney, nypd, racism, police investigation, buddy cop, cop killer, police officer, murder investigation, police, murder
Place: new york, san francisco, new orleans
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A STRANGER IN THE MIRROR (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on Sidney Sheldons novel.
Plot: cruise ship, fame, actress, comedian, casting couch, stroke, hollywood sign, ambition, mother daughter relationship, woman slaps man, suicide, betrayal ...
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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: marriage, breakfast, love, husband wife relationship, flowers, family relations, flower, friend, interview, telephone operator, pilgrimage, son ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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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, mother daughter relationship, funeral, african american, cat, sister sister relationship, forest, deep south, brother brother relationship
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How to Be Loved (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An actress travels from Warsaw to Paris and during the trip reflects on the last few years of her life. It goes back to the German occupation and her hiding of a fellow actor who has supposedly killed a collaborator. He is weak and a bit cowardly, ...
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: suicide, love and romance, life is a bitch, looking for love, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, adultery, cynicism, incestuous desire, disability, family, alcohol ...
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Mandala (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the differing lives of two Buddhist monks in Korea. By following their lives and their interaction throughout the film, Im creates a contemplation of the nature of individualism, religious belief and enlightenment.
Plot: buddhist, korean, enlightenment, monk, zen, rape, suicide, navel
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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A Girl Missing (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ichiko works as a private nurse for a family she has almost became a part of. While Ichiko cares for the grandmother, she is also a confidant to Motoko, the eldest sister. But one day, Motoko’s younger sister disappears. And the media soon reveal ...
Plot: secret, nurse, kidnapping, mysterious disappearance, husband wife relationship, caregiver, replacement, return, care, revenge, missing person, postcard ...
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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.
Style: cult film
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, homosexual kiss, rape, transvestite, flashback, lesbian sex, actress, gender disguise, love, gay bar, female full frontal nudity ...
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A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenage girl, older woman younger man relationship, high school, teenager, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, female artist, family relations ...
Place: san francisco
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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, mistress, magazine editor, husband wife relationship, affair, obsession, writers, male female relationship, magazine
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It's Gonna Get Worse (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Sex, drugs and rock and roll", not in the West but in a Communist police state - Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia of the 1970s . Anti-hero Olin, 21, has just left a mental hospital, after having slashed his wrists to dodge military service. ...
Plot: football, love triangle, lesbian, suicide attempt, slacker, suicide, runaway, counterculture
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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: family conflict, rape, fear, secret, husband wife relationship, rapist, family relations, brother in law, rape victim, court, female nudity, trial ...
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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, loneliness, cunnilingus, seductress, open ending
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