Movies like Rat Race

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Rat Race
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, 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 $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, funny, absurd, offbeat, realistic, exciting, idiotic, bad ending ...
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, road trip, greed, on the road, contests and competitions, race, hotel, money, racing, obsessive quest, adventure, dumb, stupidity, casino, nothing goes right, catastrophe, parody, escapades, farce, partners, disorder, chases and races, bet, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, las vegas, mexico
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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Adventure, Comedy
USA, Canada, Germany
88 min.
 7.1
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
USA
154 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to Rat Race

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, idiotic and not serious films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, disorder and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Rat Race: Dumb and Dumber To (2014), Tommy Boy (1995), Strange Wilderness (2008), Senior Trip (1995), Bubble Boy (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dumb and Dumber To
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: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, stupidity, road trip, on the road, buddies, dumb, adoption, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, misfit partners, prank, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
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 7.1
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Tommy Boy
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, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, buddies, father son relationship, dumb, stupidity, parents and children, sarcasm, factory, beer, nothing goes right, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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Strange Wilderness
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, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, tv show, nothing goes right, farce, adventure, buddies, marijuana, redemption, obsessive quest, friendship, parody, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
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, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, marijuana, postmodernism, buddies, weed, obsessive quest, stoners, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
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, road movie, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, marijuana, drugs, on the road, weed, drugs/alcohol, buddies, race issues, racism, stereotypes, male nudity, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
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System:   57%
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Senior Trip
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, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, washington d.c.
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
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, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alabama, cuba, florida, texas, latin america ...
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System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
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 5.6
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Bubble Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, parents and children, on the road, farce, dumb, nothing goes right, romance, family relations, stereotypes, stupidity, goofy hero, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
Cannonball Run II
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, gangsters, race, adventurer, on the road, racing, adventure, buddies, kidnapping, odd couple, lame, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, connecticut, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 5.9
 46K
Joe Dirt
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, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, buddies, on the road, dumb, goofy hero, parody, beer, stupidity, friendship, sarcasm, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, louisiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
 6.5
 144K
Road Trip
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, road movie, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: road trip, sex, college, cheating, on the road, drinking, marijuana, geek, nothing goes right, beer, nudity (topless - notable), virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, texas, new york state, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 14K
Almost Heroes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, culture clash, nothing goes right, americana, dumb, stupidity, fish out of water, obsessive quest, parody, race against time, farce ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 3.5
 10K
Delta Farce
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three bumbling Army reservists are hustled onto a plane headed for combat in Iraq -- but the fact that the plane drops them in Mexico doesn't stop them from "liberating" what they believe to be the Middle East.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military, farce, buddies, soldier, lame, dumb, iraq war, village, military life, stupidity, weapons, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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The Guilt Trip
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, road movie, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: road trip, guilt, on the road, single parent, relationships, drinking, parents and children, singleness, family relations, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey, san francisco, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: humorous, sexy, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, spy, time travel, culture clash, good versus evil, undercover, british, spies, assassin, goofy hero, secrets, 007 ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, year 1967, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 82K
Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, amusement park, chase, grand canyon, disorder, bipolar disorder, theme park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: magic, friendship, mentor, performer's life, stage magic, ego clash, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, parody, catastrophe, partners, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
 5.9
 107K
Wild Hogs
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, road movie, not serious, funny, feel good ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, adventure, motorcycle, on the road, buddies, self discovery, friends, suburbs, lame, dumb, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
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Billy Madison
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, high school, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, stupidity, dumb, fish out of water, destiny, love and romance, beer, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
 4.9
 82K
Year One
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: humorous, not serious, epic, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, adventure, slavery, stupidity, nothing goes right, escapades, road trip, lame, misfit, partners, dumb ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
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, twists and turns, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: private detective, investigation, culture clash, stupidity, jungle, adventure, dumb, goofy hero, parody, bat, crazy, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 5.9
 38K
Vegas Vacation
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, gambling, obsession, desert, on the road, farce, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, road trip, casino, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 5.9
 50K
Duplex
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, cons and scams, nothing goes right, catastrophe, dishonesty, couples, disorder, stupidity, lame, young lovers, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, mine, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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The Brothers Solomon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
Johnson Family Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, road trip, drugs/alcohol, mischievous children, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, lame, family life, destiny, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
Weekend at Bernie's
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, farce, murder, death, buddies, comedy of errors, dumb, cons and scams, hitman, life & death, chase, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
 4.8
 28K
Envy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, rich and poor, suburbs, money, suburban life, stupidity, dumb, friends, lame, buddies, rise to the top, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 4.2
 6K
The Stupids
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: stupidity, conspiracy theory, nothing goes right, anti heroes, goofy hero, arms dealing, dumb, family, weapons, disorder, lame, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 

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Black Knight
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, fish out of water, magic, medieval, imaginary, knight, misfit, palaces castles and temples, disorder, lame, goofy hero ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 14th century, 2000s
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, dungeon
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Get Him to the Greek
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, marijuana, road trip, on the road, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, rock, musician, alcohol abuse, drinking, strong sexual content, music business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, usa, new york ...
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System:   33%
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