Movies like Rat Race

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

Most similar movies to Rat Race

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about disorder, mentor, adventure, catastrophe, dialogue, road trip and chase mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Rat Race: Road Trip (2000), Tommy Boy (1995), Dumb and Dumber To (2014), Vacation (2015), Captain Ron (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 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: humorous, captivating, feel good, road movie, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, car chase, money, desert, adventure, group of strangers, disorder, competition ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, stoner, sex tape, college, escapades, obsessive quest, encounter, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, usa, austin texas, new york state, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, buddies, family relations, inheritance, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, misfit partners, escapades, buddies, partners, disorder, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 88K
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: humorous, road movie, funny, idiotic, not serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, grand canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 19K
Captain Ron (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When mild-mannered Martin Harvey finds out that he has inherited a vintage yacht, he decides to take his family on a Caribbean vacation to retrieve the vessel. Upon arriving on a small island and realizing that the ship is in rough shape, Martin and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, eccentric family, disorder, family life, family relations, ocean or sea, danger, nothing goes right, parents and children, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ 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, 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, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, amsterdam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, adventurer, escapades, middle aged man, bankruptcy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, pacific ocean, cincinnati ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, not serious, exciting, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, underdog, adventure, race against time, adventurer, partners, buddies, rally, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 301K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: humorous, feel good, road movie, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: hitchhiker, getting home, slacker, odd couple, stoners, stupidity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, bonding, comedy of errors, child birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, texas, louisiana, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, obsessive quest, nude beach, nothing goes right, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, marijuana, adventure, escapades, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: germany, slovakia, italy, belgium, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
25%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, ambition, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades, nothing goes right, follow your dream, contests and competitions, physical appearance, rivalry, homecoming, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: road trip, on the road, theme park, farce, family vacation, adventure, youth, hysteria, couple relations, plan gone awry, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, colorado, st. louis missouri, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, haunted by the past, buddies, misfit, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, california, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D 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, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, buddies, christmas tree, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family values, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, not serious, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, on the road, odd couple, road trip, marriage, partners, disorder, small town life, buddies, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
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, parents and children, fish out of water, danger, family relations, disorder, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, friends, adventure, chases and races, disorder, incompetent police, countryside, partners, heroes, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 13K
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: millionaire, disability, family, chase, odd couple, adventurer, goofy hero, race against time, disorder, partners, fish out of water, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, feel good, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, race against time, workplace, chases and races, workplace intrigue, adventure, nothing goes right, escapades, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, buddies, on the road, computers and web, contests and competitions, video game, rivalry, friends, adventure, misfit partners, lifestyle, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bachelor party, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, buddies, disorder, escapades, travel, group of friends, male friendship, gambling, chases and races, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 52K
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: feel good, humorous, road movie, funny, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: workaholic, family vacation, family values, nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, road trip, camping, motor home, business trip, dysfunctional family, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: surreal, humorous, dark humor, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chase, tour guide, hitchhiker, on the road, back from the dead, adventure, cross dressing, family, escapades, chases and races, goofy hero, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, california, cross country, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 114K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, thief, crime, escapades, road trip, cons and scams, dishonesty, pretense, identity, on the road, dumb, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, miami, florida, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, friendship, treasure, surfing, escapades, wilderness, hippie, disorder, partners, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, washington state, costa rica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, realistic, exciting, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, pimp, on the road, rivalry, buddy, friendship, urination, last wish, obsessive quest, buddies, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, hitchhiker, hollywood, chase, robbery, on the road, lesbian, monkey actor, theft, drug dealing, child abuse, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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