Movies like Please Don't Bury Me Alive!

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Please Don't Bury Me Alive! (1976)
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Please Don't Bury Me Alive! (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It tells his story in the turbulent days near the end of the Vietnam War, as a young Chicano man questioning his and his people’s place in society as thousands of his Latino brethren return from the war in coffins.
Plot: prison, trial, brother, theft, heroin, judge, funeral, vietnam vet, drug use, death of brother, undercover cop, vietnam war veteran
Place: texas, san antonio texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and captivating films with plots about murder, prison, crimes, crime, death, courtroom and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Please Don't Bury Me Alive!: Run, Tecato, Run (1979), The Sugarland Express (1974), Innocent Victims (1996), Too Young to Die? (1990), The Preppie Murder (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run, Tecato, Run (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on true incidents, Run, Tecato, Run depicts a junkie's efforts to get off heroin in order to reclaim and raise his daughter. Produced for $60,000, the film explores the connections between the Vietnam War, drug addiction and ...
Plot: drug addict, junkie, addiction, heroin, daughter, father, withdrawal
Place: texas, san antonio texas
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95%
A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: talking to the camera, adultery, judge, lawyer, courtroom, flashback, murder, trial, looking at the camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sugarland Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, helicopter, hostage, chase, police, prison, sniper, gas station, on the road, convicted felon, texas ranger, stadium ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Innocent Victims (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Army Sergeant Tim Hennis is wrongly convicted of killing the wife and children of an Air Force captain. Based on a true story.
Plot: military, trial, child murder, multiple murder, testimony, investigation, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, murder, u.s. army, u.s. air force, captain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: death row, courtroom, legal, murder, death penalty, teenage prostitute, courtroom drama, knife murder, false accusation, on the road, teenage life, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, revenge, funeral, parents and children, custody, rivalry, crimes, mentally unstable, couples, family problems, death of child, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: crimes of passion, death, murder, park, sex, police, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, nurse, insanity, fear, ex husband ex wife relationship, judge, terror, husband wife relationship, polish american
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Down Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, prison gang, jail, police, gang, racism, revenge, power, drug addict, grudge, murder, prison rape ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: gang, violence spree, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crime, crimes, gang war, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, colombia, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, judge, hotshot lawyer, jury, small town, legal, family relations, homecoming, murder trial, parent child relationship, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Preppie Connection (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A student at a private school uses his connections to establish a drug trafficking network.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: student, jealousy, prison, drug dealing, teenager, marijuana, high school, cocaine, drug dealer, murder, love, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, loss of friend, overdose, thief, couples, robbery, junkie, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, tough heroes, human spirit, heist, escape, confined, fugitives, crimes, crime, rise and fall ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Friend to Die For (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angela Delvecchio, coming from a rather poor family, moves into the rich town Montevista. She admires Stacy, leader of the most prestigeous clique of her high school. Angela wants to be accepted and seeks Stacy's friendship. But when she ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: cheerleader, rivalry, school, murder, high school, love and romance, society, crimes, buddies, young lovers, youth, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Quasi-documentay on Bonnie and Clyde... Larry Buchanan style!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, killer, field, mexican revolution, escape, newspaper, thief, gas station, firearm, jail, poetry, criminal gang ...
Time: 1930s
Place: missouri, iowa, dallas texas, oklahoma, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, lethal injection, death sentence, nun, death penalty, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession, court ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Sleepwalker Killing (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Schall kills his mother-in-law and wounds his father-in-law in the middle of the night, then turns himself in. He claims, however, that he cannot remember the crime itself. His defense team finds evidence that suggests the crimes were committed ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, murder, lawyer, knife, crime scene, jury, arrest, letter, blood, hand bandage, pay phone, innocence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, cynical, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, prison, kidnapping, murder, overdose, gory, tough heroes, losing-it hero, deadly, lovers on the run, crime ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 1K
I Was Here (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland, Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of a book by Sass Henno, I Was Here. First Arrest (Mina olin siin. 1. esimene arrest, 2005), one of the most important Estonian works of literature of recent years. Seventeen-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the ...
Plot: drug use, male rape
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, manipulation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, investigation, convict, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, babies and infants, legal action, law enforcement, fighting the system, prison life, uncover truth, murder, prison ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, escape, robbery, murder, criminal, prisoner, prison life, convict, spanking, armed robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Untouched (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Untouched is the story of a reluctant attorney's struggle with inner demons while defending a teenage girl accused of murdering her newborn. When the "Hostess City of the South" is rocked by the horrific crime, Mitchell Thomas III ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, courtroom drama, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, courtroom, teenage girl, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, bribery, testimony, police detective, friendship, district attorney, crimes, crime, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: lesbianism, women's prison, exploitation, corruption, prison, water, lesbian, female nudity, nipples, female warden, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts ...
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26%
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Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prison, abuse, prison warden, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, brutality, violence, abuse of power, justice, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, college, murder, crimes, legal investigation, unlikely criminals, police investigation, murderous pair, partners, prison, legal action, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of taxi-driving NYC detectives take up the case of tourists who are robbed of their money and luggage by a shady limo driver. Things get dicey when the tourists accidentally get mixed up in a drug dealer's murder and money heist, while ...
Plot: police detective, undercover cop, naive woman, female nudity, robbery, lesbian sex, tape over mouth, rape, spiked drink
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25%
Prison of Secrets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lynn Schaffer is willfully irresponsible once too often, gets fired and refuses a plea-bargain with her employer. She's now convicted and because of this uncooperative attitude gets the maximum sentence, 10 years in a women's jail wing. ...
Plot: rape victim, women's prison, mini dress, violence against women, prostitution, beating, rape, punishment, sexploitation, erotica, female prisoner, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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