Movies like Easy Rider

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Easy Rider (1969)
 7.3
 91K
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: road movie, realistic, psychedelic, avant garde, atmospheric, inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, hippie, rebelliousness, lsd, adventure, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, americana, rebel, society, road trip, marijuana, existentialism, wanderer, hitchhiker, counterculture, freedom, brothel, addiction, stereotypes, journey, lifestyle, rebellion, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, louisiana, arizona, california, new orleans

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Most similar movies to Easy Rider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, harsh, interesting and talky films with plots about mentor, runaway, friendship, storytelling, loneliness, drinking and dialogue mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Easy Rider: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Roadside Prophets (1992), Into the Wild (2007), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Five Easy Pieces (1970). 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, atmospheric, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, lsd, addiction, lawyer, cocaine, road trip, on the road, hitchhiker, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: desert, motorcycle, on the road, friendship, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, fireworks, harley davidson, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 530K
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: melancholic, inspirational, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, freedom, isolation, journey, introspection, hitchhiker, on the road, adventure, life philosophy, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1991, year 1990 ...
Place: alaska, cross country, usa, california, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, Brazil, 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: touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: on the road, motorcycle, self discovery, poverty, letter, injustice, journey, friendship, cuban revolution, communist, suffering, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: argentina, latin america, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious, dark humor, avant garde
Plot: self discovery, on the road, society, americana, redemption, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, haunted by the past, estrangement, rock, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: cross country, usa, mexico, arizona, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, thought provoking, serious, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, rebelliousness, hitchhiker, dysfunctional family, self discovery, musician, character study, working class, on the road, americana, identity crisis, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 38K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, road trip, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, escapades, americana, society, youth, journey, threesome ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, mexico, virginia, new york, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 14K
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: sincere, touching, road movie, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, bar fight, hitchhiker, train ride, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, california, denver colorado, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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: witty, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, dishonesty, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: surreal, serious, atmospheric, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: politics, hippie, rebellion, materialism, revolution, on the road, parents and children, twentysomething life, love and romance, rebelliousness, radical, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, phoenix arizona, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.1
 151K
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, rebelliousness, freedom, escape, dignity, escape attempt, punishment, death, loss of parent, human spirit, respect, convict ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 2K
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, psychedelic
Plot: missing person, fish out of water, crime, friends, misfit, fugitives, crimes, mute or deaf, chases and races, buddies, music band, drug dealing ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 124K
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: feminism, road trip, friendship, housewife, escapades, free spirited, female friendship, on the run, robbery, murder, chase, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, arizona, usa, southern usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 4K
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: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, cult movie cast ...
Plot: drug abuse, guru, self discovery, lsd, marijuana, addiction, estrangement, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, bet, destructive relationship, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, gas station, hippie, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 596K
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, captivating, dark humor, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, friendship, social misfits, counterculture, society, drug rehabilitation, crimes, misfit, self destructing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, road movie, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: navy, military, taxi, road trip, sailor, fighting the system, buddies, petty criminal, partners, realism, military life, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, new york, boston, usa, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, gloomy, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, aging, on the road, hitchhiker, americana, cat, eviction, redemption, human nature, pets, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, arizona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: on the road, friends, life is a bitch, wartime life, escapades, adventure, social misfits, anti heroes, society, misfit, human nature, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: brazil, germany, latin america, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, dramatic, serious, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: fighting the system, mental institution, human spirit, insanity, nurse, freedom, doctors and patients, dehumanization, anti heroes, plan gone awry, friendship, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: elephant, adventure, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, friendship, danger, friends, movie business, animal attack, racial slur, filmmaking ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: africa, uganda, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sexual, talky, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, midlife crisis, college life, infidelity, love triangle, battle of the sexes, romance, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
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 5.8
 3K
1969 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his conservative veteran father, Cliff, and Ralph deals with his desperately sexual ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: easter, vietnam war, bad trip, friendship, anti war, graduation, war, small town, americana, rebelliousness, individualism, parents and children ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, maryland, usa, texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 6K
Highway (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from ...
Style: road movie, serious, rough, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, destiny, gangsters, young heroes, crimes, love and romance, crime, buddies, self discovery, road trip, friendship, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 164K
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: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, depressing ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, regret, drug dealer, redemption, prison, arrest, introspection, girlfriend, drug lord, guilt, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, downfall, depression, insanity, destructive relationship, degradation, hallucinations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addict, love, betrayal, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, couple relations, life is a bitch, young lovers, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 92K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, canoe, survival, adventure, friendship, survivor, rape, rescue, danger, murder, sheriff ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 28K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, surreal, enigmatic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, on the road, choice, self fulfillment, dream girl, hitchhiker, imaginary, changing the past or future, surrealism, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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