Movies like Motorama

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Motorama (1991)
 6.4
 2K
Motorama (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with different people, and eventually reaches the Chimera Gas Company where he finds they are not playing by the rules of the game.
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, semi serious, cult film, dark humor, offbeat, cynical, surprise ending
Plot: child driving car, on the road, juvenile delinquent, american dream, boy, contests and competitions, partners, crimes, youth, supernatural, obsessive quest, chases and races, buddies, rivalry, fish out of water, road trip, ford mustang, child as adult, squirrel, contest, surrealism, gas station, heist, friends, misfit ...

Most similar movies to Motorama

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about on the road, buddies, partners, friends, road trip, crimes and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Motorama: Rubin and Ed (1991), Nothing (2003), Interstate 60 (2002), Dudes (1987), Bottle Rocket (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 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: feel good, offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, desert, road trip, salesman, goofy hero, partners, silly humor, on the road, disorder, friends, odd couple, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, usa, california
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100%
 6.2
 6K
Nothing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two good friends who live together, Andrew (Andrew Miller), an agoraphobic travel agent who works from his home, and Dave (David Hewlett), a loser who works in an office where he is treated with contempt. Just when it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, fish out of water, wish come true, partners, mischievous children, misfit, imaginary, youth, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 30K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: witty, road movie, surreal, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, alternate reality, self discovery, wish come true, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, on the road, life philosophy, imaginary, changing the past or future, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, on the road, obsessive quest, buddies, misfit, partners, mentally unstable, injustice, fish out of water, love triangle, punk rock ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.0
 70K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, partners in crime, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
All American Zombie Drugs (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vinny and Sebastion, two burnouts, going nowhere in small town suburbia and still riding the high of their high-school days, start a business doing the only thing they have ever excelled at...drugs. With the help of a jealous girlfriend and a rich ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, drug dealing, crimes, small town, supernatural, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, drugs, adventure, stoners, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 310
Full Grown Men (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: mermaid, amusement park, friends, best friends, buddies, youth, partners, fish out of water, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, expectant father, destiny, crimes, romance, crime gone awry, crime, gang, partners, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, off the road, rally, chaos, super vehicle, danger, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 468
Snakeskin (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, hitchhiker, partners, crimes, danger, escapades, friendship, buddies, criminal heroes, odd couple, violence spree, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: motorcycle, desert, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, journey, loner, ashes, fireworks, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, cross country, family relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, sibling relationship, coming of age, adventure, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 4K
Airbag (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, buddies, gangsters, obsessive quest, prostitute, crimes, partners, crime, disorder, nothing goes right, absurdism, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 60K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, dark humor, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: coincidence, artist, city life, nothing goes right, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, lifestyle, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, clever, cult film, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, hallucination, american dream, road trip, journalism, hitchhiker, cocaine, addiction, drugs, lawyer, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, chases and races, adventure, obsessive quest, partners, chase, adventurer, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, heist, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After escaping from jail, two teens flee to Tijuana and stay with one's childhood protector, a man masquerading as a nun.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, offbeat, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: prostitute, escape, prison life, eating disorder, serial killer, teenager, couples, friends, violence spree, on the road, looking for sex, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ 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, rough ...
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%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 5K
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, lsd, partners, criminal heroes, adventure, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 123
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, crimes, on the run, spouse killer, disorder, road trip, female protagonist, revenge, crime, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Return to Macon County (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, car chase, car, waitress, contests and competitions, partners, rivalry, obsessive quest, adventure, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 12K
Dutch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, prank, boarding school, mischievous children, reluctant partners, partners, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, social differences, culture clash, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 2K
Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, buddies, betrayal, cons and scams, fish out of water, dishonesty, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Three for the Road (1987)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: on the road, mischievous children, adventure, partners, unlikely partners, youth, nothing goes right, self discovery, teenage life, road trip, teenage girl, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Big Empty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Struggling actor John Person agrees to drive a blue suitcase from Los Angeles to the small town of Baker, Calif., and hand it over to a mysterious cowboy in return for having his credit card debt of $27,000 paid off. Upon his arrival, John ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, cynical, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, neighbor, crimes, fbi, special agents, dishonesty, nothing goes right, investigation, disorder, down on your luck, cons and scams, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 421
Reckless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas eve, a relentlessly cheerful woman escapes from the killers hired by her husband, and embarks on a series of strange encounters.
Style: humorous, enigmatic, surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: on the road, christmas, female protagonist, self discovery, danger, obsessive quest, uncover truth, family problems, mysterious character, odd couple, hitman, murder ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Come As You Are (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista
Style: road movie, humorous, sincere, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: brothel, self discovery, paralysis, looking for sex, young people, obsessive quest, friendship, independence, escapades, disability, terminal illness, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 52K
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, janitor, family relations, on the road, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, louisiana, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randall Dooley is a geek. His three best friends are geeks too. He works in a game shop, he spends all his free time playing online games, his older brother bullies him unmercifully, his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: rivalry, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, friends, computers and web, siblings relations, flash drive, sword and sorcery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 295
The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, on the run, crime, nothing goes right, vengeance, heist, store, cons and scams, on the road, parents and children, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%