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, court, judge, theft, heroin, neighborhood, funeral, drug use, brother, vietnam vet, vietnam veteran, death of brother, undercover cop, trial, vietnam war veteran
Place: texas, san antonio texas

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Most similar movies to Please Don't Bury Me Alive!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, prison, court, violence, courtroom and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Please Don't Bury Me Alive!: Run, Tecato, Run (1979), Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985), The Sugarland Express (1974), Blood In, Blood Out (1993), Dead Man Walking (1995). 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: junkie, drug addict, daughter, father, addiction, heroin, withdrawal
Place: san antonio texas, texas
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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: flashback, adultery, judge, courtroom, murder, lawyer, court, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
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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, insanity, ex husband ex wife relationship, terror, husband wife relationship, judge, fear, nurse, polish american
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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, funeral, revenge, mentally unstable, crimes, rivalry, family problems, couples, custody, parents and children, marriage, vendetta ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina
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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, serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, helicopter, chase, police, prison, on the run, sniper, gas station, on the road, road trip, texas ranger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: gang, prison gang, violence spree, drug abuse, grudge, heroin, friendship, police shootout, crimes, gang war, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, panama, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, court, lethal injection, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession, prison life, punishment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: southern usa, louisiana
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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, heist, human spirit, tough heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, cynical, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prison, kidnapping, bank, prostitute, gangsters, rape, incest, suicide, sexual abuse, bank robbery, heist ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: u.s. army, u.s. air force, sergeant, captain, serial killer, murder, mother daughter relationship, court, military, testimony, investigation, child murder
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Separated by Murder (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inseparable Alabama twin sisters, Betty Gay Wilson and Peggy Joy Lowe, are arrested and tried for conspiring to murder Betty's wealthy husband. These two sisters hire handyman James White to kill Betty's husband. White's love and ...
Plot: courtroom, police arrest, murder, prison, handyman, twin sister, extramarital affair, dual role, jail, sister sister relationship, identical twins, death of husband ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Escape from Segovia (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Narrates the escape of 29 political prisoners, led by ETA, from Segovia prison. Based on actual events.
Plot: eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), political prisoner, journalist, terrorism, prison, franco regime, prison escape, eta
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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, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: death row, teenage prostitute, courtroom, legal, murder, death sentence, courtroom drama, kids in trouble, manipulation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
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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: rough, realistic, tense, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, power, racism, gang, police, revenge, murder, drug addict, grudge, heroin ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sex, police, death, murder, court, crimes of passion, park
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: courtroom, lawyer, small town, judge, hotshot lawyer, jury, murder trial, parent child relationship, homecoming, family relations, legal, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, undercover, justice, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, dark humor, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, couples, overdose, thief, loss of friend, robbery, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, suspense, rough
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Quasi-documentay on Bonnie and Clyde... Larry Buchanan style!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, killer, great depression, death, weapons, gangsters, lovers on the run, criminal gang, thief, police officer, newspaper, police officer killed ...
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29%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Cherry drifts from college dropout to army medic in Iraq - anchored only by his true love, Emily. But after returning from the war with PTSD, his life spirals into drugs and crime as he struggles to find his place in the world.
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: heroin, post traumatic stress disorder, bank robbery, iraq war veteran, iraq war, bank robber, society, drug use, african american, american soldier, black american, self pity ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
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Sugar Boxx (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sugar State Women’s Prison. An Everglades hellhole where innocent girls are forced to slave in the swamps by day then turn tricks for the warden by night. A prison camp where corruption, brutality, and sexual abuse are all part of the daily ...
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious
Plot: serial killer, abortion, court, abortionist, abortion clinic, doctors, journalist, crimes, criminal, fake doctor, crime investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, disturbing, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A wealthy couple (James Brolin and Deidre Hall) are killed on their yacht off the coast of a secluded South American island called Palmyra. The suspects are a hippyish pair (Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward) whom the rich folks had befriended. It’s ...
Plot: yacht, hippie, island, murder, court, flashback, sailboat, murder trial, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vegetable garden, desert island ...
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, realistic
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Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, convict, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, escaped prisoner
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