Movies like A Cry for Help

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A Cry for Help (1975)
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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 threat.
Style: silent film
Plot: suicide, dj, time, police, suicidal, beach, doctor, radio, diner, bookstore, deadline, radio dj, public, book, sand, show, disc jockey

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Most similar movies to A Cry for Help

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about suicide, female nudity, sex, flashback, hospital, gun and death mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like A Cry for Help: Lighter Fluid (2016), Another Day, Another Man (1966), Pivot Point (2011), Drinking Games (1998), Do Re Mi Fa (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, pregnancy, death, sex, drugs
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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, cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman undressing, man hits a woman, female nudity, sex, sexploitation, exploitation, newlywed, prostitute, playing footsie ...
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Pivot Point (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological drama that follows four high schoolers down a dark ride. As each struggle separately in their own lives they will soon discover that their lives are interconnected in ways they never would have guessed. They also effect each other in ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: school shooting, justice, showdown, high school, suicide, depression, death, police, dating, fight, homosexuality, car ...
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Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grab a six-pack, gather your closest friends and settle in for a night of solace and cheer-and of course, a few Drinking Games. Joseph Lawson's critically acclaimed debut film centers on six friends in Portland, Oregon, who come together ...
Plot: secret love, suicide, masturbation, funeral, male female relationship, insecurity, roommate, friendship, party, cannabis, sex, drugs ...
Time: 90s
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Do Re Mi Fa (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Malta
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An ensemble set in Malta that focuses on four characters: Bozo, a children's party clown who is a closet pedophile; Claudia, a stage actress who is paralyzed with feelings of insignificance and is driven to do the extreme; Kyle, a family man ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: birthday party, suicide, clown, actress, hospital, obsessive compulsive disorder, pedophilia, heart attack, mass murder, dj, theater, explosive ...
Place: malta
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Belle da morire (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bruno is a cynical but attractive business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his best dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to get this job, but only Damy, gorgeous and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, businessman, strip club, female nudity, erotica, sex, sexploitation, drug snorting, female full frontal nudity, buttocks, shower
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Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: suicide, flashback, hospital, teenager, pastor, ambulance, christianity, outcast, depression, christian, suicide attempt, troubled teen ...
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The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A domineering,reclusive, and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, ...
Plot: illicit affair, tragedy, suicide, jealousy, tradition, authoritarianism, domineering mother, death of husband, reputation, oppression, mother daughter relationship, half sister ...
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Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: grave, suicide, bombing, nato, friends, journalist, parent child relationship, father son relationship, murder, female nudity, old friend, childhood memory ...
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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: depression, suicide, faith, bullying, hopes
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47%
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Prince in Hell (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story is set soon after the reunification of West and East Germany, and is about the disintegrating relationship between Jockel a political activist and Stefan a heroin junkie, and their involvement with a bisexual Micha. A 2nd plot line is ...
Plot: suicide, bisexuality, lgbt, gay interest, commune, male nudity, jester, menage a trois, drug addiction, prostitute, killing an animal, threesome ...
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Everything Went Fine (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When André, 85, has a stroke, Emmanuelle hurries to her father’s bedside. Sick and half-paralyzed in his hospital bed, he asks Emmanuelle to help him end his life. But how can you honor such a request when it’s your own father?
Plot: gay father, stroke, police, train, restaurant, flashback, art gallery, beach, notary, sister sister relationship, last will and testament, euthanasia ...
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Slipstream (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reclusive Albertan DJ runs his popular pirate radio station in a remote farmhouse but begins to feel pressure from his romantic relationship with a fan and his producer who wants more mainstream content.
Plot: one night stand, male nudity, caught having sex, female nudity, free love, rock music, nudity (full frontal - brief), dj, radio
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A Woman on Fire (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Clara, the sexually frustrated wife of a businessman goes on vacation with her husband, daughter and best friend. While there, she finally learns that sex can be passionate and wonderful, something she was never able to discover with the help of her ...
Plot: flowers, drug overdose, sex, beach, adultery, female nudity, vacation, lifeguard, suicide, cheating wife
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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: connection, child abuse, good versus evil, drug addiction, suicide, domestic violence
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To the Bone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.
Style: bleak, captivating, psychological, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: anorexia, therapy, suicide, pregnant woman, sister sister relationship, artist, abortion, unconventional method, family problems, health situation, psychology, psychologist ...
Place: arizona, los angeles
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Twice a Man (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, avant-garde, incest, greek mythology, lgbt, suicide, family relations, gay interest, gay relationship, homosexual, homosexuality ...
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3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Style: psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
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Place: japan
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Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
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Macbeth (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: murder, child murder, suicide, shakespeare, shakespeare play, knife
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Threes, Menage a Trois (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Meet a couple of hipster swingers addicted to love. He's a novelist and she's a leather fetishist who provides valuable and stimulating research for his lurid erotic adventure tales! Their open marriage allows the couple to travel a ...
Plot: oral sex, cuckold, open marriage, swinger couple, deportation, striptease, female nudity, suicide, sex, espionage, lesbianism, threesome ...
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The F Word (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated radio DJ takes to the streets of Manhattan during the Republican National Convention after the FCC has slapped his station with $1 million in indecency fines, and popular radio personality Joe Pace (Josh Hamilton) isn't going down ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, radio dj, fighting the system, rebellion, republican, injustice, hopes, idealism, chaos, state affairs, americana, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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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 ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After the death of her prostitute mother, a young woman travels to New York City only to find herself in the clutches of lecherous men and deviate women. She tries to avoid the fast nightlife lifestyle, but she finds it more difficult than it sounds.
Plot: flashback, exploitation, striptease, suicide, wild party, model, lesbian sex, seduction
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Sister Cities (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the internationally-acclaimed play by Colette Freedman, the story of 4 estranged sisters who reunite for their mother’s alleged suicide.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sibling relationship, estrangement, suicide, family conflict, sister sister relationship, sister sister conflict, family secret, family problems, family reunited, sisters, murder investigation, relationship problems ...
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Jailbirds (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to save the man she loves from jail, Mathilde takes his place by helping his break-out. While she exclusively relies on him to survive in this prison setting, Mathilde has not heard from him since her imprisonment. Isolated, with her son as ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: jail, women's prison, suicide, doctor, prison life, self sacrifice, mother son relationship, salvation, rivalry, fighting the system, female star appears nude, female masturbation ...
Time: 21st century
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Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: dying, death, family relations, drugs, breast cancer, leukemia, drug addict, suicide, journey
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The Bell Jar (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaptation of the 1963 novel by Sylvia Plath. Details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the ...
Plot: suicide, lesbian, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of father, aggressive woman, homophobe, dj, drunken woman, illness, mental illness, southern belle ...
Time: 50s
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Call Girl '88 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A depressing tale dealing with five women involved with prostitution and the effects it has on their love and family lives. High class or low class, each is just as sad.
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, sex, castration, birthday present, pimp, filmmaking, rape, suicide, runaway, hospital, female nudity ...
Place: hong kong
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37%
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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, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: suicide, looking for love, life is a bitch, love and romance, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, adultery, cynicism, incestuous desire, disability, family, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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