Movies like Heatwave!

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Heatwave! (1974)
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Heatwave! (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The residents of an isolated mountain town must band together to survive during a devastating heat wave.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: heat, pregnant wife, mountain, natural disaster, struggle, water, summer, childbirth, pregnant woman, beer, disaster film, raccoon, community, heat wave, aquarium, blackout, husband wife relationship, fainting, grocery store, sweat, thirst, birth, rationing, punched in the face, laundromat ...

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Most similar movies to Heatwave!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about pregnant woman, childbirth, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, catastrophe, birth and expectant father mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Heatwave!: Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976), Having Babies III (1978), Having Babies II (1977), In Search Of America (1971), Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading up to the accident. The closing replays the entire ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, car accident, intercourse, escapades, chases and races, danger, collision, chaos and mayhem, survival, pregnancy, highway, police officer ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
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95%
Having Babies III (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Julie Farr presides over three impending births and cannot help but get involved in the lives of her troubled patients.
Plot: hospital, maternity ward, pregnancy, pregnant wife, pregnant, pregnant woman, birth, newborn baby, childbirth, expectant father, gynecologist, female doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Having Babies II (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of various couples who get caught up in the personal and emotional crises of birth, adoption and hospitalization, and also of the hospital and health care workers who take care of them.
Plot: baby, twin, pregnant wife, pregnancy, pregnant woman, maternity ward, twins, pregnant, hospital, childbirth, woman in labor, adoption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
In Search Of America (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The producers of In Search of America never declared outright that the made-for-TV film was intended as a series pilot, but there sure are plenty of loose plot ends. Carl Betz and Vera Miles play the parents of shaggy-haired college dropout Jeff ...
Plot: on the road, pregnant, baby born, road trip, pregnant woman, birth, rock concert, bus, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, pregnancy, pregnant wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: It's 1956 in the beach town of Trilby. After asking the questions pertaining to the situation, sixteen year old working class Robert Joseph Jones - who prefers to be called Bo Jo - asks his same aged girlfriend, upper middle class Julie Greher, ...
Plot: teenage mother, teenage pregnancy, newborn baby, maternity ward, baby born, pregnant teenager, pregnant bride, pregnant girlfriend, expectant father, baby, kindergarten, pregnant woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, armenian, destruction of city, ruins, buried alive, rescue, crushed to death, russian, demolished city ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
Place: armenia, soviet union, ussr, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Of Mice and Men (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always watch over his intellectually disabled friend, and keep him out of danger, both to himself and to ...
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, great depression, man child, misfit, social relations, adult as child, farm, power relations, society, americana, down on your luck, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Thank You All Very Much (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rosamund Stacey (Sandy Dennis), a young 'bookish' girl in London society, spends her days studying for a doctorate in the British Museum and her nights avoiding the sexual attention of the men in her life. But one day, all that changes. ...
Plot: single mother, maternity ward, pregnant, birth, childbirth, expectant father, pregnant woman, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sad, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, reconciliation, death, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, family life, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, child birth, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).
Plot: vietnam veteran, marriage, illegitimate son, father son relationship, secret, affair, male female relationship, past, family relations
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Death of an Angel (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace, a priest, tracks her missing daughter to a religious community where the strange father Angel is keeping a wooden Jesus figure that sheds actual blood. When the cross is stolen, Grace decides to help out to get her daughter back.
Plot: prayer, wheelchair, mexican, car accident, disappearance, blood, religion, cult, gangster, fanatic, cross, death of father ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, contamination, bio weapon, plague, danger, deadly, racism, husband wife relationship, thirst, violence, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Heat (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Larisa Shepitko's diploma film. An idealistic high school graduate goes to work on a state farm on the Kazakh steppe, only to clash with its authoritarian leader.
Plot: working class, female director, community, farming, horse, fire, generation, peasant, water, tractor, heat
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Who's Child Am I? (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paul Freeman (of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK fame) and Kate O'Mara plays a couple who can't have a baby, so they go to the doctor to have an artificial insemination...blackmail, dark secrets and drama ensue.
Plot: bare breasts, sex scene, little girl, pregnant, judge, husband wife relationship, newborn baby, incest, male nudity, trial, courtroom, childbirth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Moment of Truth: A Child Too Many (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Patty Nowakowski already has three children, but decides to be a surrogate mother. Fully confident of being able to give up her baby, she is nonetheless stunned when she discovers that she is expecting twins, and the couple for whom she is pregnant ...
Plot: fraternal twins, family relations, court case, childless couple, husband wife relationship, surrogate mother, court, pregnant woman, trial, twins, child custody, twin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Day the Earth Moved (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: earthquake, avalanche, aerial photography, small town, orphan, fire, airport, dog, apple, cigar, chase, airplane ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dog Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple with a serious marriage problem and an old man, whose wife ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, suburbs, sexual relations, sexual perversion, longing, stripper, couple relations, heat, social decay, human nature, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Short Walk to Daylight (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Eight people have to find their way out of a New York subway after being trapped following an earthquake.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: subway, escape, trapped, earthquake, racial tension, catastrophe, drug addict, flood, railway, gas leak
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Panic in Echo Park (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young doctor tries to convince everyone about an impending epidemic, but he is accused of creating panic.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: panic, community, race against time, urban, urban setting, catastrophe, slum, medical, doctor, african american, cover up, teenager ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Brand New Life (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, a middle-aged couple has to face the prospect of having their first child.
Plot: baby, pregnant wife, expectant father, pregnancy, baby born, parenthood, newborn, pregnant woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Better Off Dead. (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer fights a losing battle against the courts to overturn the death sentence for a convicted female robber/murderer despite demands from the woman that her death sentence be carried out.
Plot: female prisoner, women's prison, friendship between women, childbirth, lawyer, baby, execution, prison guard, expectant father, baby born, birth, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, catastrophe, survival, wilderness, snowstorm, forces of nature, family life, isolation, confined, heroes, babies and infants, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 167
Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: hurricane, danger, rescue, heroes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, forces of nature, catastrophe, party, natural disaster, running out of gas ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to say anything because of the trouble it would cause in ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, power relations, mute or deaf, misfit, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, siblings relations, family in crisis, doctors and patients, teenage life, family problems, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Vision (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Centres on Jeanne, a journalist tracking a mysterious rare herb that appears only once every 997 years.
Plot: axe, japanese man, pregnant woman, forest, tunnel, train, dead dog, newborn, fire, pregnant, baby, mountain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, homecoming, manipulation, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, rancher, husband wife relationship, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, captivating, contemplative, psychological
Plot: architect, raft, car accident, quitting job, husband wife relationship, death, friendship, teenager, homeless, help, pregnant woman, pregnant wife ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Journey of August King (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need to survive the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: countryside, interracial relations, mountain, society, on the run, fall in love, love affair, righting the wronged, in the woods, master and servant, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Baby Snatcher (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, kidnapping, single parent, family relations, couples, family problems, danger, dealing with death, babies and infants, rescue, crimes, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fire and Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong ...
Plot: air disaster, catastrophe, crash, thunderstorm, airplane accident
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%