Movies like Bass Ackwards

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Bass Ackwards (2010)
 5.9
 318
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: sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: on the road, self discovery, hopes, obsessive quest, human nature, redemption, escapades, road trip, subway, beach, highway, farmer, infidelity, adultery, married woman, bar, death of daughter, father son relationship, drinking, father daughter relationship, toy, motel room, extramarital affair, photograph, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, seattle, usa, cross country, 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, serious and sincere films with plots about on the road, self discovery, hopes, escapades, road trip, obsessive quest and redemption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bass Ackwards: The Human Resources Manager (2010), Winter in the Blood (2013), The Way (2010), Nebraska (2013), Transamerica (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sincere, realistic, tragicomedy, touching ...
Plot: on the road, hopes, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, escapades, redemption, human nature, righting the wronged, disorder, selflessness, bribery, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, israel, europe, middle east, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: gloomy, offbeat, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, hung over, introspection, on the road, native american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.4
 28K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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, travel, death of son, pilgrimage, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, grief, christianity, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.7
 102K
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, touching, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, small town, road trip, obsessive quest, elderly, delusion, on the road, father-son relationship, family, character study, pickup truck, dementia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, montana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 7.4
 39K
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, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, road trip, gender bending, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, twentysomething life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, treasure hunt, desert, painting, killing an animal, sitting in a tree, goat, digging, albino
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 353
Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, going straight, family problems, looking for love, couples, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, addiction, lifestyle, human nature, alcohol abuse, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.
Style: realistic, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: promotion, love and romance, life is a bitch, down on your luck, hopes, escapades, gambling, addiction, investigation, on the road, insurance, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: vietnam veteran, road trip, human nature, starting over, friendship, mental illness, social misfits, hopes, fish out of water, on the road, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 4K
The Clown (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic
Plot: unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, on the road, self discovery, hopes, escapades, follow your dream, countryside, identity crisis, circus, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Tomorrow Will Be Better (2011)
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, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: on the road, young heroes, heroes, escapades, hopes, obsessive quest, leaving home, starting over, optimism, friendship, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage life, escapades, obsessive quest, youth, best friends, animal life, on the road, parent getting married, friends, remarry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 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: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, hopes, performer's life, unfulfillment, self discovery, on the road, downfall, showbiz, human nature, travel, road trip, panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa
⇓ 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: serious, emotional, realistic, dark humor, avant garde
Plot: self discovery, on the road, dealing with death, americana, society, buddies, family problems, strong sexual content, redemption, adventure, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: cross country, usa, mexico, arizona, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, celibacy, last wish, disorder, odd couple, self discovery, parents and children, obsessive quest, escapades, family relations, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 732
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, realistic, serious, sincere, rough
Plot: terminal illness, on the road, homecoming, down on your luck, follow your dream, family in crisis, siblings relations, redemption, singing, brother brother relationship, road trip, abusive husband
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 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, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, towel, love, adultery, on the road, self discovery, store, countryside, couples, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Manson Family Vacation (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of two brothers: one who’s devoted to his family, the other who’s obsessed with the Manson Family.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat, realistic
Plot: self discovery, obsession, misfit, family relations, siblings relations, brother, cult, crime scene, character study, brother brother relationship, road trip, brothers
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Time Out of Mind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Evicted from his squat and suddenly alone on the streets, George is a man without a home. Struggling with his demons and desperately trying to connect with the daughter he abandoned, he navigates the system, hustling for change and somewhere safe ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, atmospheric
Plot: estrangement, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, hopes, social decay, society, urban, redemption, family relations, old man, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: serious, feel good, touching, uplifting, realistic
Plot: redemption, self discovery, drugs/alcohol, human spirit, human nature, hopes, rising to stardom, journalist, police, recluse, introspection, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 740
Exit Marrakech (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picturesque charm and a rough beauty where everything appears possible — including the chance that father and ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, escapades, interracial relations, estrangement, defiant, family problems, family relations, self discovery, coming of age, society, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ass Backwards (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, physical appearance, rivalry, follow your dream, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, contests and competitions, escapades, nothing goes right, ambition, friends, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Plot: elderly, on the road, haunted by the past, redemption, introspection, family relations, estrangement, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes, golden years, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, road trip, on the road, mental illness, friendship, physical appearance, misfit, society, family problems, dealing with death, social misfits, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: family business, estrangement, human nature, small town, family relations, cause and meaning, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, small town life, ghost, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat, uplifting ...
Plot: church, beach, wedding, marriage, vandalism, couples, partners, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 858
Here (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: surreal, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, interracial relations, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wilderness, satellite, on the road, lifestyle, society, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caucasus, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Good Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas (Dano), a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, bar, social misfits, misfit, drifter, redemption, homeless, friends, elderly, human nature, alcohol abuse, compassion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 147
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: touching, offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, social relations, self discovery, small town life, couples, small town, couple relations, missing child, bad luck, adoption, lgbt, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%