Movies like Fanboys

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Fanboys (2009)
 6.6
 54K
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, exciting, realistic, witty, not serious, road movie, funny, absurd, light, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, on the road, pimp, rivalry, buddy, friendship, urination, adventure, crimes, party, youth, theft, student life, obsessive quest, buddies, last wish, obstacle, escapades, celebrity culture, space opera, fandom, fan culture, geek, star trek ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s, 20th century
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 realistic, humorous, road movie and not serious films with plots about road trip, on the road, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Fanboys: Joe Dirt (2001), Road Trip (2000), Tommy Boy (1995), Roadside Prophets (1992), Fandango (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 47K
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, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: janitor, adventure, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, family relations, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, haunted by the past, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, california, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 147K
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: not serious, humorous, sexual, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: on the road, road trip, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, sex tape, college, escapades, obsessive quest, encounter, buddies, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa, new york state, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.1
 70K
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: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, family relations, buddies, inheritance, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, witty ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, on the road, friendship, fireworks, harley davidson, obsession, hotel, friends, adventure, factory, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 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, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: young lovers, male bonding, coming of age, friendship, obsessive quest, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, on the road, buddies, trip, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: austin texas, texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, family life, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, sibling relationship, adventure, coming of age, family relations, road trip, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, cross country, texas, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, sentimental, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, father daughter relationship, youth, teenage life, disorder, coming of age, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, realistic, offbeat, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, road trip, theme park, farce, family vacation, adventure, couples, disorder, eccentric family, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, st. louis missouri, kansas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.4
 102K
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: funny, humorous, road movie, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, contests and competitions, road trip, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, money, millionaire, race ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
⇓ 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, buddy comedy, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, nothing goes right, marijuana, road trip, on the road, racial slur, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, misfit partners, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, amsterdam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, on the road, odd couple, road trip, marriage, escapades, nothing goes right, screwball, disorder, small town life, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 109K
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, road movie, idiotic, entertaining ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle gang, buddies, motorcycle chase, escapades, adventurer, middle aged man, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, friendship, bodyguard, high school life, protector, self defense, loser, young heroes, youth, parent child relationship, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, friends, best friends, youth, obsessive quest, animal life, parent getting married, remarry, escapades, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: hiking, friendship, in the woods, escapades, adventure, elderly, aging, wilderness, friends, beautiful scenery, camping, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 181K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, nude beach, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, marijuana, teenage life, buddies, escapades, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: germany, slovakia, europe, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 79K
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, realistic, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: looking for sex, friendship, virginity, road trip, coming of age, farce, high school, on the road, love and romance, obsessive quest, best friends, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, exciting, talky, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, hopes, athlete's life, boxing, ambition, love triangle, on the road, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 vacation, family problems, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, danger, fish out of water, disorder, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, offbeat, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, parody, adventure, goofy hero, power relations, youth, disorder, teenage life, reform, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, escapades, misfit partners, odd couple, misfit, best friends, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, addiction, lawyer, cocaine, road trip, on the road, hallucinations, hitchhiker, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, friendship, on the road, skateboarding, high school, college, underdog, partners, teenage life, buddies, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, colorado, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, offbeat, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, marijuana, airplane, on the road, interrogation, escape, racism, arrest, friendship, college, roommate, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, texas, alabama, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 687
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hitman, gang, friendship, interracial friendship, gangsters, culture clash, on the run, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dealing with death, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, chicago illinois, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.4
 27K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: travel, road trip, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, encounter, untimely death, obsessive quest, grief, on the road, loss of son, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Smoke Signals (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: native americans, on the road, friendship, self discovery, escapades, cliche, death in the family, obsessive quest, family problems, orphan, haunted by the past, native ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona, india, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, adventure, friends, stoners, media, wilderness, partners, buddies, disorder, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 4K
Vegas, Baby (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A planned evening of debauchery in Las Vegas to celebrate their best friend's wedding goes horribly -- but hilariously -- wrong for five average guys.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bachelor party, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, buddies, disorder, escapades, travel, male friendship, group of friends, gambling, friends, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 70K
Swingers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, party, swinger, hollywood, starting over, friendship, buddies, friends, clubbing, dating, machismo, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%