Movies Most Similar to Adopt a Highway (2019)

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Whiplash (2014)

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Drama, Music

Andrew Neiman is a first-year student at the prestigious Shaffer Conservatory in New York City.
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The Florida Project (2017)

Starring: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Rivera
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Drama

The Florida Project is a 2017 American slice of life drama film directed by Sean Baker and written by Baker and Chris Bergoch.
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In a Valley of Violence (2016)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga, James Ransone
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Action, Western

A drifter named Paul and his dog, Abbie, make their way towards Mexico through the desert of the Old West.
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Tape (2001)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman
Duration: 1h 26mins
Genres: Drama

The entire film is set inside a Lansing, Michigan motel room.
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Boyhood (2014)

Starring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith
Duration: 2h 45mins
Genres: Drama

Boyhood is a 2014 American epic coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke.
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Outside in (2017)

Starring: Edie Falco, Jay Duplass, Kaitlyn Dever, Ben Schwartz
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Drama

At thirty eight Chris is released from prison after twenty years for murder.
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Who We Are Now (2017)

Starring: Julianne Nicholson, Zachary Quinto, Jess Weixler, Lea Thompson
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama

Who We Are Now is a 2017 American drama film directed and written by Matthew Newton and starring Julianne Nicholson, Emma Roberts, and Zachary Quinto.
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Don't Let Go (2019)

Starring: David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Mykelti Williamson, Alfred Molina
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Homicide detective Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) receives a call from his niece Ashley (Storm Reid).
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Benji (2018)

Starring: Gabriel Bateman, Darby Camp, Kiele Sanchez, Gralen Bryant Banks
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Family

Benji is a 2018 American family drama film written and directed by Brandon Camp, and produced by Blumhouse Productions.
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The Spitfire Grill (1996)

Starring: Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Drama

The story centers on a young woman named Percy (Alison Elliott) who was recently released from prison.
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A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)

Starring: Roland Møller, Lola Le Lann, Veerle Baetens, Lubna Azabal
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Drama, Thriller

Attempting to lead a quiet reformed life, an ex-con finds refuge in a motel run by a single mother and her daughter Clara.
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Upgrade (2018)

Starring: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Abby Craden
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Grey Trace, a mechanic, asks his wife Asha, a tech company employee, to help him return a refurbished car to his client Eron Keen, a renowned tech innovator.
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Dom Hemingway (2013)

Starring: Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demián Bichir, Emilia Clarke
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Safecracker Dom Hemingway (Jude Law) is released after spending 12 years in prison and seeks payment for refusing to rat out his boss Ivan Fontaine (Demián Bichir).
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The Boxer (1997)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan
Duration: 1h 53mins
Genres: Drama, Romance, Sport

Former Irish pugilist and Provisional IRA member Danny Flynn (Daniel Day-Lewis) returns home to Belfast from a 14-year stint in prison at the age of 32.
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Seven Pounds (2008)

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Drama

In Los Angeles, Ben Thomas cruelly berates a sales representative, Ezra Turner, over the phone. Ezra, who is blind, maintains his composure and politely ends the call.
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Life of a King (2013)

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, George Dick, Thurston Hill III
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

The film tells the true story of Eugene Brown (Cuba Gooding Jr. ), an ex-convict who starts the Big Chair Chess Club for inner-city youths in Washington, D. C.
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The Woodsman (2004)

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Drama

Walter, a convicted child molester, returns home to Philadelphia after serving 12 years in prison.
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Submarino (2010)

Starring: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen, Jakob Cedergren
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Drama

The story of two brothers who lose track of each other after an unstable childhood until they meet up again in prison is the focus of former ‘Dogme’ director Thomas Vinterberg’s film based on a book by Jonas T.
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Imperial Dreams (2014)

Starring: John Boyega, Rotimi, Glenn Plummer, De'aundre Bonds
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Drama

A 21-year-old reformed gangster Bambi's devotion to his family, particularly his son Daytone, and his family's future are put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his violent old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
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The Nail: the Story of Joey Nardone (2009)

Genres: Drama

After eight years in prison for manslaughter, former professional boxer Joey Nardone (Tony Luke, Jr. ) is trying to get his life back on track.
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