Movies like Stigma 1972

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Stigma (1972)
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Stigma (1972)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black doctor ex-convict returns to the all-white town he knows as home and discovers a deadly disease threatening the citizens. He must fight prejudice and time if he is to save the town.
Plot: epidemic, doctor, sheriff, virus, island, conspiracy, female nudity, racial slur, lighthouse, infection, brothel, teenage girl, racist, infected, syphilis, newcomer, small town, unprotected sex, promiscuity, hick, venereal disease, sexually transmitted disease, corrupt sheriff, outburst, african american protagonist

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about doctor, murder, virus, epidemic, infection, hospital and female nudity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Stigma: Virus (2019), Contagion (2011), Fate (2003), Jezebel's Kiss (1990), Contagious (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 4K
Virus (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A real life account of the deadly Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, and the courageous fight put on by several individuals which helped to contain the epidemic.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: deadly virus, virus, epidemic, doctor, nurse, health, life is a bitch, folk hero, paranoia, death, infection, outburst
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 277K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, epidemic, plague, pandemic, quarantine, infected, fate of humanity, infection, deadly virus, scientist, chaos and mayhem, hysteria ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, atlanta georgia, geneva switzerland, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.0
 151
Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Serial killers have plagued the American landscape for decades, committing gruesome atrocities, and providing some tough cases for criminal investigators to crack. This thriller follows the travails of two detectives who are on the trail of a ...
Plot: female nudity, nude woman murdered, murder, murder of a nude woman, serial murder, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), crucifix
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 179
Jezebel's Kiss (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Someone runs a woman (Katherine Barrese) off a beach road; she sleeps with a developer (Malcolm McDowell), his son and a sheriff to get even.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: amnesia, seduction, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, drink, drinking, flashback, father son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), real estate development, promiscuous woman, overalls ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.2
 314
Contagious (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When some shrimp from Mexico, tainted with Cholera, is served to some people on a plane bound for LA. An outbreak ensues. And a doctor sets out to find the source and contain it before it turns into a epidemic. And if things weren't bad enough, ...
Plot: doctor, cholera, epidemic, hospital, drug smuggling, infection, catastrophe, answering machine, journalism, latex gloves, medical, search ...
Place: taipei, colombia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Maternal Instincts (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant doctor's life is made hell by the deranged patient to whom she gave a hysterectomy, without the patient's consent.
Plot: cancer, doctor, pregnant wife, revenge, pregnant woman, pregnant, expectant father, pregnancy, miscarriage, maternity ward, nurse, killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tender Loving Care (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Teenage nurses give love therapy. Lots of action when they try to straighten out the corrupt hospital staff.
Plot: hospital, sex, nurse, shower, murder, female nudity, drug addiction, exploitation, orderly, doctor, blackmail, corruption
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 200
Carriers (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A female Army doctor and a journalist team up to track a killer virus.
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, harbor, informant, genetic engineering, biological warfare, traffic accident, dead boy, password, military, doctor, hospital ...
Place: usa, delaware, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.8
 102
Nowhere to Run (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rural Texas, 1960 -- An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the biggest election in the county's history. Now they must make ...
Plot: election, teenager, small town, high school, coming of age, corruption, sheriff, secret, murder, jail, smuggler
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 8K
Viral (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, brutal, bleak
Plot: virus, infection, quarantine, disease, infected, fate of humanity, sister sister relationship, gas mask, humanity in peril, outburst, survival, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 277
Pandemic (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: ER doctor Tsuyoshi Matsuoka receives a patient with a virus unlike anything he's seen before. His symptoms include high fever, convulsions, vomiting of blood and multiple organ failure. Could this be a new form of influenza or is it some other ...
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: virus, epidemic, pandemic, doctor, quarantine, plague, research, disaster film, disease, danger, society, investigation ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 170
In Quiet Night (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott's molestation.
Plot: sexual abuse, child molestation, child pornography, female director, pistol, mountain lion, female protagonist, child abuse, abusive father, sheriff, child abduction, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 122
The Body (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beautiful woman who lives on an island with her abusive husband, entices a young man into a murder-for-money plot.
Plot: island, love triangle, abusive husband, murder, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Endangered Species (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller about a New York ex-cop and an attractive female sheriff who fall in love while investigating a string of mysterious cattle mutilations in a small Colorado town. Urich is great as Reuben Castle, the retired alcoholic police lieutenant out ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, rough, scary ...
Plot: investigation, bio weapon, conspiracy, scientist, military, small town, sheriff, blackmail, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, danger, environmentalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 118K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, deadly virus, antidote, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1995, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Natural Enemies (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man hires hires five hookers to fulfill a final fantasy before killing himself and his family.
Plot: prostitute, suicide, magazine editor, bipolar disorder, brother brother relationship, lesbianism, adultery, brother sister relationship, doctor, murder of family, child murder, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 712
Escape (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Husband and wife doctors Paul and Kim Jordan need a drastic change. Distraught by the inexplicable death of their baby, Paul (C. Thomas Howell) convinces Kim to abandon their American lives and join a medical mission in Thailand. It seems to be just ...
Style: christian film
Plot: clinic, sailboat, death of friend, doctor, talking to god, capture, bible, religion, island, gunshot wound, boat, wound ...
Place: jordan, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 134
Death Drug (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A young man in Los Angeles dreams of striking it big as a singer in the music business. One day he gets signed to a big record contract, but along with the fame and money he develops an addiction to the drug PCP.
Plot: drug dealer, news report, abuse, foaming at the mouth, roller skating, hallucination, pregnancy, music video, drugs, cemetery, nightclub, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.6
 6K
Inhale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transplant, doctor, crimes, race against time, moral dilemma, parents and children, child illness, escapades, society, couple relations, family problems, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ankur Arora Murder Case (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Romesh (Arjun Mathur) was a young medical intern who dared to dream. He was in awe of Dr. Asthana (Kay Kay Menon), the Chief of Surgery of the Shekhawat General Hospital. All he wanted to was be like him. He lived in with Riya, his co-intern and the ...
Plot: surgery, surgeon, doctor, death of child, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lazarus Syndrome (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: doctor, hospital, newspaper reporter, adulterer, operating room, defibrillator, intercom, x ray, newspaper man, stress, surgeon, surgery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train crash, plague, terrorism, survival, terrorist, drug dealing, save the day, train, catastrophe, race against time, isolation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, switzerland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Detention Girls (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A pretty young college student is arrested during a demonstration. She is taken to a notorious detention center, where she is subjected to sexual harassment by lesbian inmates and guards, and becomes the target of a sadistic, bullwhip-wielding ...
Plot: female prisoner, prison guard, corruption, imprisonment, forced to strip, jail cell, anal rape, rape, beating, women's prison, prison, whip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, racism, small town, sexual abuse, women's prison, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute, society, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 185
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Contracted: Phase II (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Picking up directly where the previous film left off, the story follows Riley, one of the last people to come in contact with Samantha, as he scrambles to track down those responsible for the outbreak before the highly contagious disease not only ...
Plot: infection, body horror, virus, disease, bloody mouth, candlestick, candle, watching news on tv, grandmother grandson relationship, vomiting blood, butterfly collection, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: island, murder, sabotage, stranded, female protagonist, strangulation, stranded on an island, terror, dead woman on floor, dead woman on bed, dog, barefoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 4K
Mean Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, young love, police corruption, parent child relationship, dirty cop, sheriff, small town, illegal drugs, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teen romance, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 10K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, virus, tragic event, doctor, death, society, vaccine, conspiracy theory, murder, blood, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Moving Violation (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with waitress Camille "Cam" Johnson and both skinny dip in a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sheriff, small town, couples, crooked sheriff, hijacking, defense attorney, hitchhiking, shower, police shootout, on the run, false accusation, police corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%