Movies Like Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Movies similar to Five Easy Pieces (1970).

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Ironweed (1987)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe
Duration: 2h 23mins
Genres: Drama

Ironweed is a 1987 American drama film directed by Héctor Babenco.
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Scarecrow (1973)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Drama

Two vagabonds, Max Millan, a short-tempered ex-convict, and Francis Lionel "Lion" Delbuchi, a childlike ex-sailor, meet on the road in California and agree to become partners in a car wash business, once they reach Pittsburgh.
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The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama

David and Jason are brothers, the former a depressive living with his grandfather in Philadelphia where he runs a late-night radio talk show and the latter an extrovert con man working for gang boss Lewis in Atlantic City, where he lives with the manic-depressive Sally, former beauty queen and prostitute, and her stepdaughter Jessica, who entertained men alongside her mother.
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Tully (2000)

Starring: Glenn Fitzgerald, Anson Mount, Bob Burrus, Julianne Nicholson
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Drama

The story centers around the Coates brothers, Tully and Earl, who live on their father's ranch in rural Nebraska.
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All or Nothing (2002)

Starring: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, Alison Garland
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Drama

All or Nothing is a 2002 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Timothy Spall and Lesley Manville.
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Paris, Texas (1984)

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Drama

Travis Henderson walks alone through the West Texas desert in a fugue state, before stumbling into a bar and losing consciousness.
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Interiors (1978)

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Drama

The film centers on the three children of Arthur (E. G. Marshall), a corporate attorney, and Eve (Geraldine Page), an interior decorator.
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September (1987)

Starring: Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest
Duration: 1h 23mins
Genres: Drama

After a suicide attempt, Lane has moved into her country house to recuperate in Vermont.
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Losing Chase (1996)

Starring: Helen Mirren, Kyra Sedgwick, Beau Bridges, Michael Yarmush
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Drama

Following a nervous breakdown and upon returning home following treatment, Chase Phillips (Helen Mirren) is hired a helper, Elizabeth (Kyra Sedgwick) by her husband, Richard (Beau Bridges).
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Two-lane Blacktop (1971)

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Drama

Two street racers, the Driver (Taylor) and the Mechanic (Wilson) live on the road in their highly modified, primer-gray, 1955 Chevrolet 150 two-door sedan drag car, and drift from town to town making their income by challenging local residents to impromptu drag races.
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The Indian Runner (1991)

Starring: David Morse, Viggo Mortensen, Valeria Golino, Patricia Arquette
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Drama

The story, set in 1960s Nebraska, involves two very different brothers: small-town deputy sheriff Joe and criminal Frank Roberts.
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Bloodbrothers (1978)

Starring: Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Richard Gere, Lelia Goldoni
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama

Bloodbrothers is a 1978 coming-of-age film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Richard Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, and Marilu Henner.
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Multiple Sarcasms (2010)

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Mira Sorvino, Dana Delany, Mario Van Peebles
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Drama

Gabriel (Timothy Hutton) is a man who, on the surface, has a perfect life: successful career as an architect, a beautiful wife, and a devoted young daughter.
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My Family (1995)

Genres: Drama

The story is narrated by the family's oldest son, Paco.
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Rain Man (1988)

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Drama

Charlie Babbitt is in the middle of importing four grey market Lamborghinis to Los Angeles for resale.
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Zabriskie Point (1970)

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin
Duration: 1h 53mins
Genres: Drama

In a room at a university campus in 1970, white and black students argue about an impending student strike.
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Open Window (2006)

Starring: Robin Tunney, Joel Edgerton, Cybill Shepherd, Matt Keeslar
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Drama

Open Window (2004) is an album by the American ambient musician Robert Rich. This is an album of improvised piano solos.
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Middle of Nowhere (2012)

Genres: Drama

Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi) is a registered nurse in Compton, California, who had been working to become a doctor and now dedicates most of her time to visiting her husband Derek (Omari Hardwick) in prison and helping him to get paroled early.
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A River Runs Through It (1992)

Genres: Drama

The Maclean brothers, Norman and Paul, grow up in Missoula, Montana with their father, Presbyterian minister John, from whom they learn a love of fly fishing for trout in the Blackfoot River.
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Laurel Canyon (2002)

Starring: Frances McDormand, Alessandro Nivola, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama

Sam (Christian Bale) and Alex (Kate Beckinsale) are a newly engaged couple who move to Los Angeles to further their careers.
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