Movies like Easy Rider

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Easy Rider (1969)
 7.4
 87K
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, adventure, drugs/alcohol, americana, anti heroes, rebel, society, road trip, marijuana, existentialism, wanderer, hitchhiker, counterculture, freedom, lsd, brothel, addiction, stereotypes, journey, lifestyle, rebellion, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, louisiana, arizona, california, new orleans

Most similar movies to Easy Rider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, harsh and serious films with plots about mentor, friendship, runaway, drinking, storytelling, loneliness and friends mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Easy Rider: The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Five Easy Pieces (1970), On the Road (2012), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Roadside Prophets (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, poverty, motorcycle, letter, injustice, journey, friendship, cuban revolution, communist, asthma, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: argentina, latin america, colombia, venezuela, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, avant garde, dark humor
Plot: self discovery, on the road, strong sexual content, buddies, family problems, adventure, drugs/alcohol, americana, rock, estrangement, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1969, 1940s ...
Place: usa, cross country, arizona, mexico, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, sincere, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: rebelliousness, hitchhiker, dysfunctional family, road trip, self discovery, small town, generation gap, pianist, bowling, on the road, musician, oil field ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, washington state, usa, southern california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 38K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, Mexico
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, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, road trip, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, escapades, americana, society, youth, journey, threesome ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mexico, north carolina, alabama, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: surreal, psychedelic, atmospheric, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, addiction, lawyer, road trip, on the road, hallucinations, hitchhiker, culture clash, cocaine, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, on the road, friendship, fireworks, harley davidson, obsession, hotel, last wish, factory, americana, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: friendship, drifter, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, hitchhiker, bar fight, train ride, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, denver colorado, california, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 4K
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, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 8.1
 519K
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, journey, freedom, isolation, hitchhiker, on the road, introspection, adventure, obsessive quest, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, cross country, usa, california, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 120K
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, usa, arizona, southern usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: fish out of water, missing person, crime, fugitives, crimes, chases and races, mute or deaf, misfit, friends, drug abuse, drug dealing, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 206
Gringo (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Filmed in documentary-style, the film follows the character of Gringo, a young man looking for fortune in New York, only to fall into heroin addiction.
Style: realistic, bleak, sincere, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, crimes, anti heroes, heroes, realism, downfall, drug abuse, americana, society, urban, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, contests and competitions, destructive relationship, obsessive quest, gas station, hippie, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, psychological, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: drug abuse, guru, self discovery, lsd, marijuana, addiction, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, midlife crisis, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sincere ...
Plot: military, navy, sailor, road trip, taxi, fighting the system, partners, petty criminal, military life, buddies, realism, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, boston, usa, new york, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: revolution, politics, rebellion, hippie, radical, rock, romance, love and romance, twentysomething life, lovers on the run, passenger, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, phoenix arizona, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 583K
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, semi serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, social misfits, heroin, friendship, society, counterculture, crimes, drug rehabilitation, surrealism, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, aging, on the road, americana, hitchhiker, eviction, cat, redemption, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, chicago illinois, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: on the road, society, starting over, buddies, political unrest, friends, friendship, anti heroes, nagging and grouching, life is a bitch, wartime life, adventure ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: brazil, germany, latin america, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, tragicomedy, captivating ...
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 ⇓
47%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: elephant, adventure, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, friendship, friends, danger, movie business, racial slur, filmmaking, animal attack ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, uganda, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: friends, mate swapping, friendship, college, coming of age, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, college life, love triangle, infidelity, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, asia, vietnam, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, serious, sincere, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: easter, vietnam war, bad trip, anti war, friendship, graduation, war, small town, buddies, family problems, human nature, innocence lost ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: vietnam, maryland, usa, texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, rough, serious, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, drug abuse, love, betrayal, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, couple relations, couples, young lovers, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, prostitution, gay sex, homosexual, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, sexuality, on the road, alienation, prostitute, fainting, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, europe, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 330K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, youth, adventure, innocence, camp, courage, teenager, death, dream, escapades ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, gender bending, therapist, cocaine, road trip, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: destiny, on the road, young heroes, gangsters, crimes, buddies, crime, love and romance, self discovery, road trip, drug dealing, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 212K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, elderly, follow your dream, journey, human spirit, friendship, golden years, adventure, mechanic, dying, philosophy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, hong kong, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, introspection, downfall, going straight, self discovery, rehabilitation, drug addiction, drinking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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