Movies like Saint Jack (1979)
If you're looking for some great movies that are a lot like Saint Jack, here is our list of similar films:
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    1. Casablanca

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    An iconic film featuring a conflicted anti-hero in a similarly exotic locale during a time of conflict, Casablanca is an enduring classic that Saint Jack fans would enjoy for its romance, suspense, and moral dilemmas in the face of political unrest.

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    2. The Year of Living Dangerously

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    Set against the backdrop of political turmoil in Indonesia, this film captures the intensity of foreign lands through the eyes of a journalist. Fans of Saint Jack's exploration of an expatriate caught in a politically charged environment would find The Year of Living Dangerously's atmosphere and themes resonant.

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    3. The Last King of Scotland

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    Centering on a young doctor who finds himself personally involved with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, The Last King of Scotland delivers a potent mix of history and psychology like Saint Jack. Its gripping narrative and exploration of power will capture viewers who enjoy complex, real-world dramas.

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    4. The Sheltering Sky

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    Based on Paul Bowles' novel, this film takes its characters on a journey across North Africa, confronting them with both inner psychological landscapes and the daunting vastness of the desert. Fans of Saint Jack's deep personal journeys within foreign settings will appreciate the existential undertones of The Sheltering Sky.

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    5. The Tailor of Panama

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    This adaptation of John le Carré's novel similarly presents a twisted tale of expatriates in a foreign land rife with political intrigue. Fans of Saint Jack will appreciate The Tailor of Panama for its dark humor, thematic complexities, and the morally ambiguous world it portrays.

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    6. The Quiet American

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    Taking place in 1950s Vietnam, The Quiet American delves into the complexities of love, loyalty, and politics. Like Saint Jack, it offers a rich character study within the frame of Southeast Asian geopolitics and will appeal to viewers who appreciate the interplay between personal drama and historical context.