Movies like Rat Race

If you like "Rat Race" you are looking for road movie, humorous and funny movies about / with treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, money, chase, obsessive quest and nothing goes right themes of Adventure and Comedy genre shot in USA.
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 6.4
 100K
Rat Race
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, funny, exciting, light, not serious, absurd, offbeat, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, money, chase, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, creativity, escapades, partners, bet, family, millionaire, brothers, narcolepsy, greed, on the road, race, hotel, racing, adventure, dumb, stupidity, casino, catastrophe ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
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, funny, not serious and idiotic films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, disorder, catastrophe, mentor, brutality 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), Wild Hogs (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 145K
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, austin texas, new york state
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 69K
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: funny, humorous, road movie, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, dumb, odd couple, sarcasm, family relations, twists & turns, adaptation, inheritance, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   72%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   59%
 
 6.1
 83K
Vacation
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, 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, roller coaster, theme park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
 5.9
 107K
Wild Hogs
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, road movie, not serious, funny, realistic ...
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:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, nothing goes right, farce, adventure, buddies, marijuana, redemption, obsessive quest, friendship, parody, pornography, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
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, realistic ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, marijuana, buddies, postmodernism, weed, obsessive quest, stoners, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
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 5.5
 51K
RV
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: humorous, feel good, funny, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: road trip, workaholic, family vacation, adventure, family values, nothing goes right, motor home, business trip, family relations, kids and family, parents and children, camping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, hawaii, nevada, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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
Plot: marijuana, stupidity, politics, on the road, drugs, male nudity, nothing goes right, weed, road trip, stereotypes, prejudice, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alabama, cuba, florida, texas, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
National Lampoon's European Vacation
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, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, parody, family problems, family relations, family, disorder, parents and children, stereotypes, family vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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: absurd, humorous, funny, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, parody, goofy hero, spy spoof, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, 007, stupidity, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
National Lampoon's Vacation
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, road movie, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, adventure, dysfunctional family, desert, farce, dog, on the road, chase, down on your luck, theme park, family, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, california, colorado, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 4.9
 83K
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, epic, not serious, 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:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 5.6
 5K
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, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parody, road trip, high school, on the road, goofy hero, teacher, teenager, drugs, adventure, hardcase students, stupidity, geek ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
The Odd Couple II
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, road movie, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, marriage, on the road, screwball, buddies, divorce, odd couple, small town, reunion, friends, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 4.2
 6K
The Stupids
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: UK, 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, chase, goofy hero, arms dealing, dumb, family, weapons, disorder, lame ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 6.6
 296K
Due Date
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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: road trip, stupidity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, getting home, comedy of errors, unlikely friendships, bonding, odd couple, weed, misfit, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, california, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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 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, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, on the road, buddies, dumb, goofy hero, parody, beer, stupidity, friendship, sarcasm, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, louisiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 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:   38%
    User:   31%
 
My Fellow Americans
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: politics, assassination, president, secret service, political corruption, conspiracy, homeless, corruption, white house, on the road, political, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
 5.9
 51K
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, dark humor, suspense, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, couple relations, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, old woman, nothing goes right, dishonesty, stupidity, dumb, creativity, justice, parrot ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
The Dukes of Hazzard
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, countryside, buddies, reality tv, chases and races, adventure, cars, bikini, friends, lame, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
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, not serious, twists and turns, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
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:   34%
    User:   38%
 
 2.3
 96K
Epic Movie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: humorous, not serious, awful, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, adventure, fantasy world, young heroes, lame, stupidity, death, magic, dumb, violence, imaginary kingdom, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dungeon, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
 6.2
 4K
Moving
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, idiotic ...
Plot: on the road, comedy of errors, parents and children, dysfunctional family, kung fu, chase, cons and scams, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, idaho, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
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:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 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, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, iraq, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
 5.7
 19K
Captain Ron
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, semi serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, boat, island, ocean or sea, parents and children, eccentric family, family, nothing goes right, family life, fish out of water, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
Made in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, culture clash, high school, comedy of errors, hidden identity, identity, screwball, obsessive quest, self discovery, dysfunctional family, interracial relations, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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