Movies like Easy Rider

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Easy Rider (1969)
 7.3
 109K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric, inspirational, sincere, rough, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: hippie, lsd, existentialism, friendship, on the road, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, biker, marijuana, motorcycle, adventure, americana, rebel, society, road trip, journey, wanderer, hate, counterculture, freedom, brothel, addiction, stereotypes, lifestyle, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, california, new orleans, los angeles, arizona, southern usa, louisiana

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Most similar movies to Easy Rider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and melancholic films with plots about friendship, friends, mentor, storytelling, runaway, on the road and loneliness mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Easy Rider: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Into the Wild (2007), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, clever, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, hallucination, road trip, american dream, drugs, journalism, hitchhiker, addiction, surrealism, psychedelia, cocaine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.1
 611K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, melancholic, philosophical, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, journey, wilderness, survival, solitude, freedom, life philosophy, adventure, road trip, lifestyle change, on the road, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, year 1991, year 1992
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles, northern california, south dakota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, family problems, identity crisis, americana, irresponsible ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A driver and a mechanic travel around the United States hopping from drag strip to drag strip in a 1955 Chevy Bel-Air coupe. They race for money, betting with their competitors. The pair gain a young and talkative female stowaway. Along the way they ...
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, gas station, bet, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, hippie, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., santa fe new mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, young man, poverty, journey, on the road, friendship, injustice, freedom, following a dream, introspection, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1952, 60s
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
67%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, life philosophy, obsession, last wish, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, aging, hitchhiker, family relations, americana, on the road, eviction, cat, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, las vegas, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 177K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, stock broker, drug lord, drug dealing, betrayal, race against time, introspection, organized crime, regret, rage, drug dealer, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the rockers gang “Hell’s Angels” finally accepts him. But he’s shocked when he learns how brutal they are – not even murder is a taboo to them. He gets himself in trouble when the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle race, murder, gang, bar fight, love triangle, motorcycle, jealousy, motorcycle chase, friends, buddies, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, nevada, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, sex orgy, counterculture, politics, rebellion, materialism, revolution, love and romance, parents and children, on the road, twentysomething life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 5K
The Trip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, midlife crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, psychedelia, guru, panic, divorce, hippie ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 17K
Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: road movie, sincere, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, bar fight, hitchhiker, train travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, denver colorado, usa, detroit, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 3K
Psych-Out (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jenny, a deaf runaway who has just arrived in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district to find her long-lost brother, a mysterious bearded sculptor known around town as The Seeker. She falls in with a psychedelic band, Mumblin' Jim, whose ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, psychedelic ...
Plot: missing person, fish out of water, mute or deaf, misfit, buddies, crimes, music band, fugitives, drug dealing, friends, drug abuse, hare krishna ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 673K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, captivating, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addiction, addiction, social misfits, surrealism, counterculture, dark humor, friendship, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 243K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: journey, elderly, terminal illness, human spirit, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, death, golden years, dying, bucket list ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, usa, africa, cote d'azur, tibet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, tragicomedy, dramatic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, human spirit, fighting the system, freedom, insanity, unlikely friendships, nurse, mental illness, dehumanization, escaped mental patient, doctors and patients, self control ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: 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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, love triangle, college life, infidelity, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 9K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, human nature, rich and poor, parents and children, buddies, best friends, life is a bitch, family relations, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Powwow Highway (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent. Philbert, a simple-minded friend of Buddy's, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: native american, false accusation, discrimination, friendship, odd couple, partners, life is a bitch, politics, love and romance, society, hopes, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana, london, ireland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, wartime life, adventure, starting over, society, human nature, political unrest, escapades, life is a bitch, totalitarianism, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: brazil, europe, germany, latin america, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Detail (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: military, road trip, sailor, taxi, fighting the system, partners, buddies, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, rebellion, adventurer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, virginia, boston, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Get on the Bus (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Get On the Bus follows several Black men on a cross country bus trip to the Million Man March. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid off aircraft worker, a former Gang Banger, a Hollywood actor, a cop who is of mixed racial ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: racism, bus, politics, gang, on the road, friendship, injustice, family relations, rich and poor, human nature, self discovery, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, alcohol abuse, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, graphic violence, friends, family relations, youth, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 356
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: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, on the road, obsessive quest, self discovery, hopes, father daughter relationship, road trip, father son relationship, travel, adventure, friendship, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, seattle, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 19K
Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: captivating, surreal, enigmatic, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: desert, hiking, wilderness, survival, friendship, isolation, human nature, forces of nature, friends, starvation, lost, wandering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%