Movies like Fanboys

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Fanboys (2009)
 6.6
 53K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, not serious, witty, realistic, exciting, road movie, funny, absurd, light, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, on the road, buddy, urination, rivalry, pimp, space opera, buddies, adventure, friendship, obsessive quest, fan culture, fandom, youth, celebrity culture, student life, crimes, escapades, geek, last wish, obstacle, theft, party, star trek ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
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, road movie and funny films with plots about on the road, road trip, dialogue, friends, storytelling, catastrophe and buddies mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Fanboys: Road Trip (2000), Roadside Prophets (1992), Joe Dirt (2001), Tommy Boy (1995), The Odd Couple II (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 145K
Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Adventure, 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: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, road trip, college, dorm room, sperm donor, sperm bank, sex tape, stoner, male virgin, sexism, school bus ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, austin texas, new york state, texas
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95%
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, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: motorcycle, on the road, fireworks, friendship, desert, hotel, americana, adventure, obsession, partners, beer, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.9
 46K
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: meteorite, janitor, adventure, buddies, on the road, goofy hero, parent child relationship, friendship, nothing goes right, misfit, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, idaho, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 69K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, buddies, goofy hero, road trip, family relations, factory, inheritance, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, dumb, death of father ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, marriage, on the road, odd couple, reunion, screwball, buddies, small town, friends, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, on the road, friendship, desert, love triangle, athlete's life, buddies, golf, underdog, contests and competitions, gambling, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, theme park, farce, on the road, family vacation, adventure, down on your luck, eccentric family, relatives, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, st. louis missouri, arizona, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 100K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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: road movie, humorous, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, chase, escapades, partners, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, bet, road trip, nothing goes right, millionaire, money, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Adventure, 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: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, buddies, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, misfit partners, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, friendship, on the road, animal life, drugs/alcohol, youth, friends, best friends, obsessive quest, escapades, parent getting married ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, escapades, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, washington d.c., indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, on the run, nothing goes right, adventure, family life, sibling relationship, family relations, family, disorder, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, cross country, texas, africa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, offbeat, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, nothing goes right, marijuana, road trip, on the road, stoner, police chase, fast food, one night, pot smoking, racial slur, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, amsterdam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, american dream, on the road, escapades, hallucinations, drugs, road trip, culture clash, eccentricity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
 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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, parody, goofy hero, adventure, hardcase students, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 107K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: 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, not serious, realistic, feel good, road movie ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, on the road, self discovery, awkwardness, friendship, adventure, dentist, bankruptcy, makeover, gas station, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Leaving Normal (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A female buddy story in which Meg Tilly plays a child-like 20-something who has just walked out on her abusive husband. Darly (Christine Lahti) is fleeing a life as a waitress and stripper and is on her way to Alaska to claim a home and family she ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, buddy, female protagonist, road trip, couple relations, on the road, couples, friends, buddies, human nature, looking for love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, wyoming, canada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 78K
Sex Drive (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: looking for sex, friendship, male nudity, friends, road trip, high school, jealousy, amish, farce, on the road, virginity, virgin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.6
 118K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: elderly, casino, vacation, friendship, aging, funeral, farce, buddies, male friendship, friends, golden years, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 2K
Rubin and Ed (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them across Utah's desert where they have run-ins with Ed'd ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salesman, road trip, friendship, desert, buddies, on the road, odd couple, misfit, partners, disorder, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 11K
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, realistic, funny, surreal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sport, on the road, skateboarding, friendship, high school, buddies, underdog, college, contests and competitions, high school life, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, youth, buddies, on the road, terminal illness, friends, adventure, best friends, tragic hero, self discovery, homecoming, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, based on cult tv series, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, chases and races, adventure, friends, misfit, chase, countryside, partners, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, not serious, realistic, feel good, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, friendship, tv show, nothing goes right, buddies, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, stoners, friends, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 17K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: on the road, unlikely couple, road trip, young lovers, college, student life, love and romance, youth, couple relations, swimming pool, romance, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, cross country, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: humorous, light, road movie, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: in the woods, hiking, friendship, adventure, elderly, escapades, wilderness, friends, camping, aging, midlife crisis, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 7K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: road movie, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: young lovers, male bonding, surprise party, airplane, trip, skydiving, friendship, coming of age, buddies, on the road, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, odd couple, on the road, danger, president, girlfriend, marijuana, airplane, college, friendship, racism, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: cuba, alabama, florida, texas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: realistic, touching, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, aging, obsessive quest, road trip, on the road, dementia, pickup truck, elderly, golden years, parents and children, family relations, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 973
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: punk, cowboy, road trip, punk rock, partners, on the road, buddies, adventure, gang, mentally unstable, suburbs, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%