Movies like Bass Ackwards

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Bass Ackwards (2010)
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Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, self discovery, hopes, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, road trip, adventure, travel, friendship, escapades, redemption, cross country, adultery, subway, beach, farmer, toys, auto mechanic, infidelity, highway, hitchhiking, diner, filmmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to Bass Ackwards

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about on the road, friendship, self discovery, hopes, road trip, friends and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bass Ackwards: The Way (2010), Beautiful Wave (2011), Winter in the Blood (2013), Road Hard (2015), The Human Resources Manager (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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The Way (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, inspirational, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, self discovery, obsessive quest, family problems, on the road, hopes, dealing with death, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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100%
 5.0
 592
Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, self discovery, adventure, youth, escapades, teenage life, society, friendship, on the road, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: native american, self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 2K
Road Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his movie and television career has run dry, Bruce Madsen (Adam Carolla) is forced to go back on the road playing one dingy comedy club after another, spending endless nights in budget hotel rooms and always flying coach. Amidst trying to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, on the road, travel, road trip, downfall, showbiz, performer's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, cross country, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Human Resources Manager (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tragic comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.
Style: tragicomedy, road movie, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, human nature, redemption, bittersweet, righting the wronged, selflessness, bribery, friendship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, romania, middle east, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Natural Selection (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, obsessive quest, odd couple, family relations, disorder, parents and children, assault, sister sister relationship, escapades, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Travelers and Magicians (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Bhutan, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young government official, named Dondup, who is smitten with America (he even has a denim gho) dreams of escaping there while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village. He hopes to connect in the U.S. with a visa out of the country. He misses the ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, road movie
Plot: illusion, self discovery, adventure, friendship, introspection, on the road, culture clash, clergy, countryside, society, hopes, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 839
Tennessee (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.
Style: sentimental, captivating, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, follow your dream, redemption, homecoming, road trip, brother brother relationship, love, family relations, self discovery, friendship, siblings relations, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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My Own Love Song (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis.
Style: realistic, sincere, psychological, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, disability, friends, road trip, self discovery, couples, misfit, best friends, runaway, countryside, handicapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, mississippi, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 205
Sedona (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soul-searching comedic adventure set among famous red rocks and vortexes of Sedona, Arizona, visitors to the mystical town encounter eccentric characters and a series of calamities that lead them to unexpected miracles.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, couples, small town, social relations, bad luck, adventure, friendship, society, miraculous event, small town life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Not Waving But Drowning (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, couples, society, friends, best friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 2K
Road, Movie (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: VISHNU, a restless young man, itches to escape his father's faltering hair oil business. An old truck beckons, which Vishnu sees as his ticket to freedom. He offers to drive the antique Chevy across the desert to the sea, where it has been sold ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, feel good, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, desert, self discovery, human nature, leaving home, dull life, road trip, truck, unfulfillment, hopes, parents and children, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three Russian street kids, who live on their wits in a train station, take off to the countryside hoping to make it across the border to a better life in Poland. They are alternately looking for tenderness and pushing it away because they sense that ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: boy, leaving home, friendship, youth, young heroes, self discovery, obsessive quest, on the road, optimism, starting over, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 1K
Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, small town, haunted by the past, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 617
Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: road trip, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, cross country, coming of age, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, obsessive quest, remarry, sexual content, escapades, friends, road trip, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Africa United (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Africa United" tells the extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg. But the problems begin when Fabrice, Dudu ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, adventure, adventurer, hopes, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, road trip, soccer, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: zimbabwe, africa, rwanda, south africa, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 2K
Heroes (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: vietnam veteran, road trip, human nature, on the road, friendship, fish out of water, mental illness, self discovery, social misfits, starting over, hopes, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.7
 117K
Nebraska (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.
Style: humorous, meditative, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, small town, road trip, obsessive quest, elderly, escapades, social relations, delusion, family relations, alcohol abuse, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nebraska, montana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Easy Rider: The Ride Back (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this revisionist drama, the film delves into the family lineage of Wyatt Williams, the character made famous by Peter Fonda in the original Easy Rider Movie. Centering around the Williams family, and their internal family struggles throughout the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, avant garde, cult film
Plot: family relations, buddies, estrangement, family problems, rock, haunted by the past, father son relationship, on the road, self discovery, motorcycle, family reunited, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, arizona, mexico, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Double Steps (2011)
Genre: Short, Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fiction inspired by the novelistic biography of the painter and writer Francois Augiéras. The artist covered with paints a military bunker in the desert, and let it sink into the sand so no one could find it until the XXI century. The search ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, escapades, desert, performer's life, artists and showbiz, killing an animal, painting, albino, goat, excavation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 14K
The Lucky Ones (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.
Style: semi serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: soldier, friendship, road trip, homecoming, military, wartime life, americana, loss of friend, life is a bitch, on the road, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Space Between (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, terrorism, youth, stewardess, father son relationship, boy, cross country, terrorist attack, social problems, terror, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, friendship, friends, destiny, human nature, redemption, parents and children, small town life, family relations, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 897
Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, memory, tobacco, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Just Like a Woman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, self discovery, lifestyle, belly dancing, hopes, unfulfillment, society, on the road, dancing, secret, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, entertaining, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life philosophy, life, travel, introspection, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, road not taken, escapades, psychiatrist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, africa, london, china, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 8K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, hopes, buddies, partners, couples, thirtysomething life, liberal, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, europe, london, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, parents separation, starting over, breakup, hopes, bittersweet, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, separation, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.1
 662
X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, family relations, society, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%