Movies like Rat Race

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Rat Race (2001)
 6.4
 108K
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, offbeat, realistic, not serious, ridiculous, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, adventure, partners, escapades, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, chases and races, rivalry, money, millionaire, on the road, taxi, taxi driver, cross country, narcolepsy, casino, creativity, family, brothers, helicopter ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, united states, mexico

Most similar movies to Rat Race

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about adventure, chase, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and runaway mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Rat Race: Vacation (2015), Road Trip (2000), RV (2006), Without a Paddle (2004), The Cannonball Run (1981). 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, car chase, money, desert, farce, adventure, group of strangers, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 98K
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, road movie, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, family vacation, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, memphis, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 156K
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: not serious, humorous, sexual, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, road trip, on the road, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, sex tape, cross country, college, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york state, austin texas, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, road trip, nothing goes right, fast food, on the road, racial slur, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 56K
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, road movie, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: family vacation, motor home, road trip, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, nothing goes right, parents and children, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: treasure hunt, asthma, inhaler, adventure, hippie, friendship, surfing, escapades, wilderness, treasure, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, costa rica, washington state
⇓ 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, on the road, car race, 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%
 5.8
 113K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle, adventure, buddies, motorcycle chase, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: 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: not serious, buddy comedy, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, road trip, prank, on the road, farce, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, friends, drugs/alcohol, cross country, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 75K
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: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, buddies, family relations, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, inheritance, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, 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: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, elephant, escapades, misfit, race against time, friends, disorder, cross country ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 29K
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: friendship, chase, adventure, desert, escapades, kangaroo, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, animal life, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 178K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, on the run, undercover, espionage, love and romance, danger, partners, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, exciting, toilet humor ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, dinosaur, chase, parody, paleontologist, escapades, portal, partners, danger, survival, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 73K
Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, entertaining, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, boat, ocean or sea, yacht, rivalry, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, sunken treasure, escapades, treasure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, caribbean, spain, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, chase, magnet, highway, old woman, lie, hotel, alter ego, slave, monkey, hotel room ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
21%
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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, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, prank, disorder, race against time, escapades, rivalry, nothing goes right, wilderness, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 91K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, danger, archaeology, car chase, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara desert, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, adventure, odd couple, unlikely partners, treasure hunt, fugitives, partners, race against time, escapades, chase, tough heroes, lottery ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, 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: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, beer, road trip, race against time, bet, on the road, speed, sheriff, police officer, anti heroes, fiancee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, arkansas, georgia, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: funny, light, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, culture clash, tribe, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, utopia, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.0
 51K
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, janitor, family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, louisiana, california, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, pornography, latin, duo, submachine gun, transvestite, money laundering, arab, french restaurant, comedy team, gas station, lust ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, parents and children, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, teenage life, coming of age, youth, disorder, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, illinois, pittsburgh, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, humorous, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: bounty hunter, battle of the sexes, romance, escapades, love and romance, partners, ex husband ex wife relationship, odd couple, disorder, danger, screwball, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york, atlantic city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, reluctant partners, escapades, crimes, map, ocean or sea, bet, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, urban ghetto, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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