Movies like Fanboys

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Fanboys (2009)
 6.6
 56K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, funny, realistic, witty, not serious, road movie, nostalgic, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, last wish, on the road, rivalry, buddy, obsessive quest, friendship, escapades, youth, theft, obstacle, terminal illness, obsessed fan, breaking and entering, fandom, urination, star wars, adventure, crimes, party, student life, buddies, celebrity culture, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Fanboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about storytelling, brutality, mentor, dialogue, vengeance, catastrophe and chase mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Fanboys: Grind (2003), Road Trip (2000), Tommy Boy (1995), Strange Wilderness (2008), Nothing to Lose (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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Grind (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: skateboarding, friendship, skateboard, road trip, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, underdog, partners, contests and competitions, friendship between men, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, santa monica california, colorado ...
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100%
 6.4
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Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Style: not serious, humorous, sexual, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, road trip, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, on the road, sex tape, cross country, college, obsessive quest, escapades, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york state, austin texas, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, buddies, family relations, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, inheritance, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, fast food, on the road, racial slur, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, loyalty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, race against time, disorder, rivalry, escapades, nothing goes right, prank, wilderness, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, urban ghetto, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, dark humor, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, cross country, adventure, plan gone awry, grand canyon, couple relations, theme park, youth, couples, disorder, family holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, arizona, st. louis missouri, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, wedding, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, small town life, nothing goes right, escapades, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.0
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Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, haunted by the past, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, louisiana, california, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, adolescence, on the road, nothing goes right, journey, smuggling, dishonesty, drug dealing, disorder, pretense, neighbor, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hung over, dentist, friends, drugs/alcohol, disorder, buddies, escapades, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, vacation, irresponsible, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, friends, last wish, escapades, odd couple, partners, on the run, life philosophy, life is a bitch, gangsters, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 114K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, motorcycle, on the road, self discovery, friendship, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 5K
Senior Trip (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, parody, silly humor, hardcase students, society, youth, nothing goes right, misfit, goofy hero, adventure, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, family problems, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, danger, parody, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, farce, investigation, private detective, save the day, disorder, animal life, human animal relationship, goofy hero, crimes, stupidity, jungle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, himalaya, nigeria, china, tibet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, interracial relations, racism, prison sex, chases and races, nothing goes right, heroes, silly humor, arrest, interrogation, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, florida, alabama, cuba, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 1K
Dudes (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: punk, road trip, obsessive quest, on the road, fish out of water, love triangle, injustice, buddies, misfit, partners, mentally unstable, punk rock ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy are sent to Hazzard County, Georgia for the first time to live with their Uncle Jesse. Jesse is a farmer and a moonshiner and is constantly battling his old rival Boss Hogg who is the corrupt city commissioner of the small ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, nothing goes right, save the day, buddies, friends, countryside, siblings relations, small town, disorder, escapades, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 109K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, adventure, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, nevada, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: absurd, slang, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, dumb, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, vulgarity, buddies, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, christmas tree, disorder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Gone Fishin' (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the road, boat, swamp, buddies, friendship, fishing, adventure, partners, crimes, silly humor, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, animal life, sexual content, obsessive quest, friends, escapades, remarry, road trip, coming of age, friendship between boys, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, road trip, prank, farce, goofy hero, misfit partners, escapades, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 41K
Balls of Fury (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Randy Daytona was a child ping pong prodigy who lost his chance at Olympic gold when his father is murdered by the mysterious Feng over a gambling debt. 15yrs later he's down on his luck and scraping a living doing seedy back room shows in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, ping pong, prodigy, sport, ambition, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hopes, redemption, talent, underdog, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: german democratic republic, seoul, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Venturing into the woods causes nothing but trouble and hilarity for three misguided males in this straight to video spin-off of 2004's "Without A Paddle".
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rafting, friendship, wilderness, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, last wish, riddles and clues, camping, thirtysomething life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, fireworks, ashes, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%