Movies like Fanboys

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Fanboys (2009)
 6.5
 59K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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, absurd, funny, realistic, witty, not serious, road movie, parody, 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, star wars, adventure, party, crimes, student life, sexual content, buddies, celebrity culture, space opera ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, year 1999, 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, funny and not serious films with plots about vengeance, chase, road trip, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like Fanboys: Grind (2003), Road Trip (2000), Joe Dirt (2001), After School Special (2017), Tommy Boy (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 12K
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: friendship, skateboard, road trip, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, underdog, partners, contests and competitions, skateboarder, friendship between men, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, chicago illinois, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, buddy comedy, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, on the road, racial slur, stoner, escapades, silly humor, odd couple, disorder, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 167K
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: teen sex comedy, sex comedy, not serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: road trip, loss of virginity, cross country, college, race against time, nothing goes right, on the road, sex tape, obsessive quest, escapades, buddies, encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york state, austin texas, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 57K
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, white trash, family relations, janitor, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, goofy hero, misfit, nothing goes right, buddies, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, idaho, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, satirical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, interracial relations, racism, heroes, nothing goes right, silly humor, prison sex, hallucination, escape, interrogation, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, alabama, florida, cuba, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Very Harold & Kumar 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, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: holiday, stoners, christmas, vulgarity, buddies, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, partners, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
After School Special (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two high school kids mentored by a nightclub owner go on a mission to find their classmate when she is kidnapped by a secret society.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, friendship, youth, chase, escapades, crimes, road trip, girl wearing a miniskirt
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 86K
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: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, dumb, goofy hero, family relations, buddies, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, inheritance, funeral ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.2
 2K
Wieners (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A road trip comedy about three friends who travel across the country in a Wiener Wagon to beat up a popular daytime talk show therapist.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, partners, vengeance, prank, misfit partners, cross country, goofy hero, disorder, obsessive quest, odd couple, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, cross country, plan gone awry, amusement park, on the road, adventure, couple relations, couples, disorder, youth, relatives, family holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, kansas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, disorder, prank, escapades, race against time, rivalry, nothing goes right, wilderness, workplace, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: buddy comedy, funny, 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
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, on the road, wedding, odd couple, road trip, marriage, farce, silly humor, small town life, small town, social relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, parody, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, fish out of water, disorder, family vacation, father son relationship, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, paris france, france, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, escapades, friends, life philosophy, last wish, on the run, odd couple, partners, gangsters, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 36K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, crimes, gang war, love and romance, nothing goes right, runaway, organized crime, beautiful scenery, chase, love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 6K
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: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, power relations, reform, congress, disorder, when the parents are away, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teachers and students, looking for sex, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 10K
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, realistic, not serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, swamp, boat, buddies, friendship, fishing, adventure, silly humor, partners, goofy hero, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, father son relationship, farce, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 114K
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, ridiculous, road movie ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, adventure, partners, escapades, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, rivalry, race ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, farce, stupidity, private detective, investigation, jungle, save the day, disorder, human animal relationship, crimes, goofy hero, gross out humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, himalaya, nigeria, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, partners, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, obsessive quest, remarry, sexual content, escapades, friends, road trip, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.7
 28K
Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, friendship, on the road, false accusation, escape, wrongful imprisonment, buddy, crimes, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 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, on the road, obsessive quest, injustice, fish out of water, love triangle, partners, misfit, mentally unstable, buddies, cowboy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: countryside, small town, youth, nothing goes right, friendship, save the day, buddies, friends, siblings relations, disorder, escapades, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 118K
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, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, midlife crisis, middle aged man, on the road, self discovery, friendship, farce, adventure, buddies, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 377K
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, absurd, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, dimwit, friendship, odd couple, buddies, adventure, parakeet, social misfits, toilet humor, illiteracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, farce, road trip, prank, silly humor, disorder, friends, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 108K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, kidnapping, hitman, one last job, nothing goes right, fish out of water, road trip, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, love and romance, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%