Movies like Ain't Them Bodies Saints

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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
 6.4
 20K
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, criminal, outlaw, crimes, chase, couple relations, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road, prison, escaped convict, pursuit, pregnancy, river, shooting, runaway, suitcase of money, crime, tragic love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Ain't Them Bodies Saints

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and talky films with plots about storytelling, runaway, dialogue, crimes, death, police officer and brutality mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Ain't Them Bodies Saints: Days of Heaven (1978), Badlands (1973), The Sugarland Express (1974), A Perfect World (1993), Boxcar Bertha (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 50K
Days of Heaven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish ...
Style: atmospheric, art house, psychological, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, farm, farmer, class differences, impossible love, harvest, society, loneliness, couple relations, love, countryside, stabbing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 63K
Badlands (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Style: rough, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, notoriety, on the road, lovers on the run, killing spree, mass murder, on the run, crime, crimes, runaway, violence spree, murderous pair ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: road movie, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, helicopter, chase, police, prison, sniper, gas station, on the road, convicted felon, texas ranger, stadium ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, prison escape, friendship, fugitives, runaway, manhunt, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, classic car ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, austin texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: crime, crimes, depression, romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, on the road, violence, storytelling, strong sexual content, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 80s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arkansas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, tense
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, fbi, bank, false name, smiling, bank robbery, police detective, love, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1945, year 1956, year 1952 ...
Place: texas, oklahoma, milwaukee wisconsin, san francisco, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 641
Slingshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family relations, breakup, missing child, couples, single parent, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 55K
A Ghost Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip ...
Style: art house, melancholic, psychological, touching, psychotronic
Plot: grief, ghost, loss, piano, husband wife relationship, house, children, construction, party, catastrophe, destiny, time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.1
 484
Feast of July (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, talky ...
Plot: pregnancy, soldier, family relations, wartime life, couple relations, down on your luck, tragic hero, love triangle, family life, romance, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, lovers on the run, heist, gang, crimes, chase, murderous pair, fugitives, love and romance, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 28K
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, lovers on the run, infidelity, couple relations, couples, road trip, tragic love, betrayal, crimes, romance, crime, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 48K
3-Iron (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, whose only possession is a motorcycle, spends his time riding around the city looking for empty apartments. After finding one, he hangs out for a while, fixing himself something to eat, washing laundry or making small repairs in return. ...
Style: enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, lyrical, bleak ...
Plot: destiny, golf, homeless, romance, domestic violence, jealousy, love triangle, drifter, escape, invasion, prison, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: touching, realistic, road movie, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: on the road, pharmacist, pharmacy, love and romance, couples, mental illness, couple relations, social misfits, lovers on the run, disability, male female relationship, doll ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Earthly Possessions (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, hostage, bank, on the road, escape, pregnancy, heist, love and romance, opposites attract, money, couples, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, contemplative, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, underwear, rain, sailor, fight, drink, radio, beating, romance, kiss, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia, macau, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 4K
Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, realistic, road movie, witty, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, obsessive quest, siblings relations, haunted by the past, missing person, crimes, romance, on the road, father son relationship, small town, radical ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, contemplative, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, honeymoon, neo noir, nurse, con artists, crimes, crime, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, alabama, new jersey, new york, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 22K
Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: destiny, fall in love, policewoman, romance, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, mysterious character, starting over, crimes, guilt, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, quarry
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fistfight, police officer, city, singing, police, crimes, crime, romance, fall in love, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jason's Lyric (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, ghetto, crime, crimes, romance, relationships, fall in love, city life, family in crisis, urban, society, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 12K
Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, meditative, depressing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: teenage love, small town, small town life, dysfunctional family, depression, first love, family problems, parents and children, family relations, single parent, football, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature, starting over, couples, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 31K
Rumble Fish (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, going straight, street gang, human nature, mysterious character, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: realistic, sincere, bleak, serious
Plot: on the run, bank, murder, bank robbery, criminal heroes, love and romance, fugitives, crime, romance, fall in love, americana, heist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, neo noir, chases and races, siblings relations, femme fatale, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arkansas, texas, usa, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 19K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, crimes, injustice, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 23K
Rampart (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspense, intense ...
Plot: police corruption, police brutality, bigotry, crimes, brutality, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, scandal, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family, district attorney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, disappearance, ex convict, manslaughter, crimes, revenge, track down, vigilantism, fist fighting, loss of sibling, loss of parent, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, indiana, new jersey, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 33K
The Messenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of ...
Style: touching, sincere, bleak, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: soldier, military, loneliness, responsibility, redemption, war, human nature, officer, bereavement, friendship, iraq war, casualty of war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Boy Called Hate (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a run-in with the law, an angry maladjusted young man starts calling himself "Hate". One night he saves a girl from a lusty Assistant District Attorney. He falsely accuses them of robbery, so they go on the run and make things worse.
Style: gloomy, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: diner, on the run, murder, suburbs, on the road, society, kids in trouble, family relations, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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