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, obsessive quest, human nature, self discovery, hopes, road trip, adultery, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, redemption, escapades, cross country, subway, beach, highway, farmer, infidelity, hitchhiking, married woman, bar, extramarital affair, death of daughter, shoplifting, drinking, toy ...
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, sincere, touching and serious films with plots about on the road, self discovery, hopes, bittersweet, road trip, obsessive quest and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bass Ackwards: Road Hard (2015), Road, Movie (2009), Nebraska (2013), The Human Resources Manager (2010), Winter in the Blood (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, witty ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, travel, road trip, performer's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, downfall, human nature, hopes, unfulfillment, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 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, dull life, leaving home, human nature, road trip, film projector, truck, dialogue, bittersweet, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.7
 107K
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, delusion, on the road, father son relationship, father-son relationship, family, character study, pickup truck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nebraska, usa, montana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, selflessness, disorder, obsessive quest, hopes, escapades, bittersweet, bribery, self discovery, nothing goes right, righting the wronged, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, israel, europe, middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: contemplative, gloomy, serious, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: introspection, on the road, self discovery, hung over, obsessive quest, native american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: vietnam veteran, road trip, human nature, on the road, disorder, hopes, social misfits, self discovery, mental illness, friendship, fish out of water, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: captivating, atmospheric, serious, road movie
Plot: storytelling, illusion, adventure, self discovery, clergy, friendship, on the road, introspection, culture clash, countryside, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 527
Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, road movie, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: last wish, self discovery, on the road, elderly, love affair, family problems, hopes, redemption, couples, desert, crumbling marriage, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, argentina, latin america, wales ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, animal life, sexual content, remarry, friends, obsessive quest, escapades, road trip, coming of age, friendship between boys, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 40K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sincere, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, gender bending, road trip, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Easy Rider 2: The Ride Home (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, cult film, dark humor ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, profanity, rock, adventure, hopes, family problems, buddies, cross country, strong sexual content, redemption, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california, arizona, mexico, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Romania, France, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Delia, a young Romanian girl, comes to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she has won in a contest organized by a soft-drinks company. The prize is a beautiful new car. All Delia has to do now is appear in front of the camera in a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: hopes, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, parents and children, moral dilemma, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, small town, new car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, self discovery, friends, parents and children, redemption, destiny, hopes, rise to the top, family relations, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Double Steps (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mali, Spain, France
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, contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, on the road, escapades, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, painting, killing an animal, sitting in a tree, goat, albino, digging
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, self discovery, introspection, family problems, supportive spouse, human nature, medical school, family in crisis, hopes, love, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, hopes, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, religions or cults, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sincere, serious, disturbing, captivating, touching ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, self discovery, lifestyle, secret, hopes, on the road, society, unfulfillment, dancing, belly dancing, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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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: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, partners, buddies, hopes, self discovery, couple relations, thirtysomething life, liberal, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, england, los angeles, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 1K
Heartlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his soiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love, adultery, obsessive quest, self discovery, couples, love and romance, on the road, towel, briefs, countryside, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 3K
Mammuth (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, elderly, family relations, self discovery, aging, track down, escapades, haunted by the past, workplace, boss and employee, obsessive quest, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 519
Arcadia (2012)
Genre: 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, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, family relations, single parent, single father, cross country, coming of age, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paraiso Travel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: PARAISO TRAVEL is the story of Marlon Cruz, a young Colombian man who, motivated by his girlfriend Reina leaves his comfortable life in Medellin and flees with her through Guatemala and Mexico, across the borders, illegally into the United States. ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, couples, strong sexual content, starting over, self discovery, young lovers, youth, couple relations, follow your dream, obsessive quest, love and romance, s&m ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, road trip, obsessive quest, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, starting over, teenage life, on the road, father son relationship, hopes, youth ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, california, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.4
 29K
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, uplifting, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, pilgrimage, travel, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, death of son, grief, encounter, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 546
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, power relations, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, hopes, society, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 2K
Reach Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.
Style: touching, serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic
Plot: self discovery, drugs/alcohol, redemption, human spirit, hopes, rising to stardom, human nature, recluse, journalist, police, introspection, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, road trip, on the road, friendship, mental illness, obsessive quest, escapades, social misfits, society, misfit, first love, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Smoke Signals (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, road movie, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, native americans, friendship, self discovery, escapades, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, family problems, human nature, native american, adolescence, life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, india, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: optimism, self discovery, on the road, leaving home, youth, bittersweet, starting over, young heroes, friends, coming of age, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Natural Selection (2011)
Genre: 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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, drugs/alcohol, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, escapades, obsessive quest, disorder, odd couple, celibacy, death wish, last wish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%