Movies like Rat Race

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Rat Race (2001)
 6.4
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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 $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: funny, humorous, exciting, road movie, light, ridiculous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, adventure, partners, escapades, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, chases and races, rivalry, race, millionaire, on the road, taxi, taxi driver, cross country, narcolepsy, money, casino, creativity, family, brothers, helicopter ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, united states, mexico

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Most similar movies to Rat Race

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and road movie films with plots about chase, dialogue, adventure, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling and disorder mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Rat Race: Wild Hogs (2007), Vacation (2015), Without a Paddle (2004), Nothing to Lose (1997), Road Trip (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, feel good, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, desert, adventure, group of strangers, disorder, competition, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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100%
 5.8
 115K
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: idiotic, humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: motorcycle, road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, self discovery, friendship, farce, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, california, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 102K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family vacation, road trip, on the road, vacation, amusement park, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, highway travel, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, chicago illinois, arizona, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: asthma, treasure hunt, inhaler, adventure, hippie, friendship, escapades, wilderness, treasure, disorder, surfing, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, costa rica, washington state, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ 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, fast food, on the road, racial slur, odd couple, encounter, journey, police chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 160K
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, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: road trip, college, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, on the road, cross country, sex tape, obsessive quest, escapades, cheating, encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, new york state, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, on the road, adventure, grand canyon, couple relations, theme park, youth, couples, disorder, relatives ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, st. louis missouri, kansas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 57K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, motor home, family vacation, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, parents and children, nothing goes right, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, pasadena california, nevada, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 77K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, police surveillance, crime, crimes, odd couple, race against time, chases and races, partners, limousine, road trip ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, los angeles, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, countryside, friendship, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, save the day, siblings relations, friends, disorder, misfit partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 358K
Dumb & 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, idiotic, absurd, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, odd couple, social misfits, dimwit, illiteracy, misfit, toilet humor, parakeet, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, pennsylvania, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 16K
The Great Race (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. ...
Style: epic, feel good, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, mechanic, adventure, on the road, heroes, revolution, feminism, destiny, escapades, goofy hero, cons and scams, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1920s
Place: new york, paris france, alaska, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, desert, on the road, sheriff, elephant, misfit, on the run, buddies, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, road trip, beer, race against time, on the road, bet, coca cola, money, biker, truck, absurdism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 78K
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: road movie, humorous, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, goofy hero, family relations, buddies, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, inheritance, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 30K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, friendship, adventure, desert, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, animal life, kangaroo, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, feel good, not serious, offbeat, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, lie, military uniform, hotel, monkey, old woman, deception, magnet, slave, alter ego ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, connecticut, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 35K
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, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 11K
Delta Farce (2007)
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, absurd, entertaining, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, friendship, comedy of errors, gang, danger, misfit, escapades, nothing goes right, battle, battles, village, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ass Backwards (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, escapades, follow your dream, homecoming, physical appearance, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, animal life, nothing goes right, disorder, escapades, race against time, rivalry, prank, wilderness, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, ...
Style: funny, light, not serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, bounty hunter, romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, escapades, love and romance, partners, odd couple, disorder, danger, screwball, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 5K
Dead Weight (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, unlikely partners, odd couple, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, race against time, partners, fugitives, chase, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1995
Place: europe, france, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: lust, desert, pornography, transvestite, latin, duo, submachine gun, laundromat, limousine, gas station, comedy team, french restaurant ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, idaho, louisiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sentimental, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, family relations, on the road, family, disney, nothing goes right, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, coming of age, youth, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, illinois, pittsburgh, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, life turned upside down, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%