Movies like Up in Smoke

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Up in Smoke (1978)
 6.9
 38K
Up in Smoke (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony and Pedro get released on a technicality, allowing them to continue their many misadventures and ultimately compete in a rock band contest, where they perform the raucous tune "Earache My Eye."
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, sexy, absurd, road movie, parody, funny, buddy movie ...
Plot: marijuana, stoners, hitchhiker, chase, on the road, smuggling, deportation, smoking, weed, farce, friendship, friends, crimes, family relations, music band, drug dealing, contests and competitions, partners, disorder, siblings relations, silly humor, buddies, unlikely criminals, incompetent police, stoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: mexico, california, vietnam, usa, asia, latin america, los angeles ...

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Most similar movies to Up in Smoke

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, cult film and funny films with plots about disorder, friends, buddies, drugs, marijuana, partners and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Music and Crime genres. Some movies like Up in Smoke: Still Smokin (1983), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Nice Dreams (1981), Rolling Kansas (2003), Friday (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, stoners, mistaken identity, drug abuse, fish out of water, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, friends, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ 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, on the road, racial slur, stoner, escapades, silly humor, odd couple, disorder, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, monkey actor, escapades, friendship, drug dealing, encounter, obsessive quest, heist, movie business, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 8K
Nice Dreams (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even weirder than themselves
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, cannabis, marijuana, latin, mental institution, limousine, lust, exotic dancer, weed, cons and scams, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: marijuana, friendship, on the road, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, farce, road trip, screwball, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 110K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, weed, ghetto, hip hop, bully, rapper, rap, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, machismo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Perennially stoned Cheech and Chong tear through the city of Los Angeles, causing trouble wherever they go. After Cheech loses his job, the two pot enthusiasts head to the welfare offices where Cheech's girlfriend, Donna, works. Instead of ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, space and aliens, weed, drug abuse, friends, disorder, screwball, silly humor, friendship, fish out of water, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Get Out of My Room (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Get Out of My Room, was a mockumentary in the style of This Is Spinal Tap, written and directed by Cheech Marin. In the film, he and Tommy Chong are shown attempting to finish a "video album" for their novelty record Get Out of My Room.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: marijuana, latin, buddies, artists and showbiz, performer's life, misfit, lifestyle, filmmaking, stoners, disorder, friends, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, adventure, switching roles, rebellion, partners, rivalry, buddies, escapades, odd couple, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 1K
Far Out Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: on the road, silly humor, partners, artists and showbiz, media, adventure, aging, misfit, disorder, friends, stoners, couples ...
Time: 60s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 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, funny, not serious, satirical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, interracial relations, racism, heroes, nothing goes right, silly humor, prison sex, hallucination, escape, interrogation, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, alabama, florida, cuba, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, deportation, immigrants, fish out of water, culture clash, misfit, dishonesty, false accusation, comedy of errors, interracial relations, disorder, scam ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 17K
Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, actor's life, disorder, hippie, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The St?ned Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to avoid another night of driving aimlessly around Torrance in the Blue Torpedo, Joe and Hubbs set out on a quest for fine chicks. Their paths soon cross with Tack, from whom they learn about a pair of foreign radical chicks hanging out ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: rebelliousness, idealism, friendship, youth, lifestyle, partners, teenage life, love and romance, buddies, hopes, society, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, society, misfit, undercover, on the run, state affairs, partners, buddies, stoners, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, gas station, limousine, transvestite, latin, arab, chase, fish out of water, siblings relations, on the road, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 57K
How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, college, drug abuse, cannabis, buddies, drug use, youth, drug dealing, lifestyle, farce, weed ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, showbiz, music, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 3.0
 1K
How High 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When two jobless friends discover a hidden weed bible and the ultimate bud, they think that they’ve got it made…with 'seed' money to start a new snack delivery app. But, when nearly all of their stash and weed bible are stolen, the two ...
Style: absurd, funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Plot: stoners, marijuana, cannabis, smoking, friends, buddies, lifestyle, farce, studying, partners, disorder, drug abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 2K
High Road (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by Matt Walsh, a co-founding member of world-renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, High Road showcases a totally improvised script about Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James Pumphrey), a young man whose loyalties are split among ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, on the run, couples, crimes, disorder, buddies, on the road, stoners, road trip, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Plot: music, music band, americana, family relations, career, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, dream, rock band, wedding, long lost relative, music business ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, finland, mexico, russia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 82K
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, marijuana, stoners, stoner, roommate, sexual humor, eviction, stupidity, slacker, geek, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, divorce, singer, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, hip hop, backstage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, marijuana, adolescence, coming of age, stoners, friendship, graduation, teacher, bully, party ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, stoner, friendship, drugs, witnessing a crime, stupidity, buddies, on the run, crimes, nothing goes right, drug trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.3
 514
Stone & Ed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's just another hazy day for STONE and his brother ED until they unwittingly discover they may not be brothers after all! With the help of their techno-savvy neighbors JEFF and PHILLIP GUY, "The Guys," Stone and Ed set out on a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, stoners, silly humor, crimes, drug dealing, secret agents, dishonesty, drug abuse, siblings relations, working undercover, disorder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 1K
Highway 61 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to ...
Style: road movie, talky, humorous, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: on the road, motorcycle gang, drug dealing, small town, road trip, dark humor, friendship, chase, disorder, friends, cross country, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: canada, new orleans, usa, america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.9
 250
The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, remake of american film
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, juvenile delinquency, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, musician's life, drug dealing, disorder, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, cancer, music band, nothing goes right, introspection, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, camping trip, artists and showbiz, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, rock, rock and roll, music, teenage life, culture clash, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%