Movies like A Walk in the Woods

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A Walk in the Woods (2015)
 6.3
 21K
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: humorous, light, scenic, road movie, melancholic, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, reflective ...
Plot: friendship, in the woods, escapades, hiking, adventure, elderly, aging, wilderness, friends, camping, midlife crisis, road trip, solitude, beautiful scenery, dialogue, storytelling, foul language, family, women, life & death, on the road, buddies, golden years, mountain, climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to A Walk in the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about mentor, dialogue, friendship, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Walk in the Woods: The Bucket List (2007), Wild (2014), The Way Way Back (2013), Land Ho! (2014), Nebraska (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 212K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, elderly, follow your dream, journey, friendship, human spirit, golden years, adventure, mechanic, dying, philosophy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, hong kong, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 109K
Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, emotional, meditative ...
Plot: human spirit, wilderness, cheating on husband, self discovery, redemption, hiking, on the road, journey, nature, obsessive quest, starting over, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: usa, cross country, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, vacation, summer, shyness, coming of age, teenager, loneliness, party, job, bicycle, neighbor, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 2K
Land Ho! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: aging, on the road, road trip, buddies, disorder, self discovery, friendship, elderly, human spirit, golden years, friends, brother in law ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, adventure, travel, happiness, road not taken, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, psychiatrist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, midlife crisis, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, africa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 102K
Nebraska (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, aging, road trip, on the road, elderly, dementia, pickup truck, obsessive quest, delusion, snow, journey, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, montana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 7K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: road movie, sentimental, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: young lovers, trip, male bonding, coming of age, friendship, obsessive quest, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, on the road, buddies, skydiving ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: austin texas, texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Kings of Summer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle change, off the grid, self discovery, choice, rebelliousness, in the woods, runaway, frustration, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, aging, on the road, hitchhiker, americana, eviction, cat, redemption, elderly, estrangement, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, on the road, friendship, fireworks, harley davidson, obsession, hotel, factory, adventure, friends, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 14K
Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weatherman, friendship, inheritance, friend, family, on the road, homecoming, friends, parents and children, family relations, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, teenage life, family problems, female protagonist, teacher, reputation, virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prince Avalanche (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, highway, hammock, boom box, tent, truck driver, truck, camping, workplace, buddies, in the woods, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, mental illness, friendship, physical appearance, love and romance, friends, social misfits, escapades, dealing with death, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 121K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, funny, exciting ...
Plot: elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, male friendship, golden years, disorder, old friend, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hotel, aging, society, friendship, golden years, elderly lovers, disorder, social relations, elderly, retirement home, indians, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.6
 17K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, midlife crisis, coming of age, teenage life, imaginary character, down on your luck, superhero, small town, party, writers, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, atlantic ocean, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, friends, remarry, escapades, obsessive quest, animal life, parent getting married, drugs/alcohol, on the road, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, human nature, introspection, best friends, self discovery, partners, couples, family problems, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Banger Sisters (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, odd couple, midlife crisis, rock star, groupie, tattoo, family, friends, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, misfit, social differences, golden years, friends, disorder, catholic, piano playing, nun, poverty, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
 4K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, feel good, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, track and field, romance, friends, couple relations, twentysomething life, singleness, city life, love and romance, society, battle of the sexes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 34K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, parents and children, single parent, salesman, protective parent, parent child relationship, overprotective mother, talking while driving, mother son relationship, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, san francisco, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, prank, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, escapades, partners, buddies, disorder, best friends, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 171K
Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, chef, cooking and food, father son relationship, starting over, kitchen, staff, financial problem, workplace situations, food, internet, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, clever, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, shopping, research, movie star, job interview, on the road, introspection, hollywood, manager, actor's life, stranger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 1K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, buddies, couples, lifestyle, human nature, gender, reunion, friends, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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