Movies like Exiled in America

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Exiled in America (1992)
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Exiled in America (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of the town's shadier women, and soon a CIA assassination team shows up, looking for him.
Plot: torture, exile, revolutionary, cia, diner, sanctuary, mooning, butt naked, hiding place
Place: central america, usa, united states

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about torture, revolutionary, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, female nudity and love and romance mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Exiled in America: St. John in Exile (1986), Gloria mundi (1976), Happy Day (1976), Playing in the Dark (2004), Female Slaves Revenge (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
St. John in Exile (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dean Jones is Saint John in this intimate, inspiring one-man presentation of John in exile on Patmos. Full of humor, strong in spirit, and resolutely committed to Christ, John shares his account of the events that changed the course of human ...
Style: one man show
Plot: filmed play, exile, old man, one-man show, evangelist, live audience, christianity, christian, apostle
Time: 1st century
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Gloria mundi (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hamdias, a producer who's set out to break new boundaries, plans to finance a film about torture. According to him, torture, the clash of two or more people, is not only what substantiates basic human relationships but also love and politics. ...
Plot: torture, terrorism, political activist, female full frontal nudity, sexual torture, object in vagina, rebel, vagina, torture device, violence, belly dancer, plastic explosive ...
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When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
Plot: torture, small town, held captive, sociopath, husband wife relationship, car breakdown, male underwear, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terrorism, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas
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Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: absurd, allegory
Plot: politics, island, torture, prison, presumed dead, brainwashing, morality, fascism, military, surrealism, kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Playing in the Dark (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A revolutionary, fighting against dictatorship in Brazil, is wounded in a gun-fight with the police, and is isolated in another man's apartment, where he meets a young woman who will change his life.
Plot: cemetery, revolutionary, torture, apartment, blindfold, gunshot wound, neighbor, dictatorship
Time: 70s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Female Slaves Revenge (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
Style: cult film
Plot: bondage, revenge, execution, high heels, exploitation, torture, slave
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Prime Time Soap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Brazil, in 1978, under the dictatorship, the country lives the euphoria of disco fever and the fantasy life of Dancin' Days, a prime time soap. After a fatal incident, Amanda, a high-class prostitute addicted to TV, and her maid Dora, are ...
Plot: revolutionary, disco, dictatorship, prostitute, diplomat, coming out, high school, gay teenager, attempted rape, love, murder, coming of age ...
Time: year 1978
Place: sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro
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Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cruel politics and intensive love. Najla (N) has just finished her medical studies in Rome. Sherko (S) conceals sick and injured partisans. Mokhtar (M) belongs to the dictator's police. S and M love N, N loves S. When she gets a letter from S ...
Plot: love, self sacrifice, torture, killing spree, runaway, dictatorship, execution, jealousy, murder, police brutality
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What Is to Be Done? (1972)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mordant, self-aware, freighted with sensitivity toward Chile’s problem, wary of caricature, disposed toward consciousness of human fallibility, it is a deft blend of fiction and documentary set in the tumultuous days leading up to the election of ...
Plot: female director, cia, ugly american, drunkenness, kidnapping, political rally, election, demonstration, marxist, communist, revolutionary, assassination ...
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Red Light in the White House (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Five Minutes to Love (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
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