Movies like Dudes

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Dudes (1987)
 5.8
 1K
Dudes (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: punk, road trip, on the road, obsessive quest, misfit, love triangle, partners, injustice, mentally unstable, buddies, fish out of water, cowboy, punk rock, teenage life, adventure, crimes, vengeance, gang, friends, graphic violence, suburbs, urban, suburban life, escapades, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about friends, buddies, disorder, adventure, escapades, on the road and road trip mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Dudes: Friendship! (2010), Ass Backwards (2013), Noobz (2012), The Gumball Rally (1976), The Odd Couple II (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 5K
Friendship! (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago. Together with his best friend, he starts the journey from New York with no money and the only word they ever learned in english-lessons: ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic
Plot: friendship, obsessive quest, friends, social relations, fish out of water, culture clash, on the road, disorder, friendship between men, road trip, best friends, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: german democratic republic, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, escapades, follow your dream, nothing goes right, homecoming, physical appearance, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
 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, not serious, humorous, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, contests and competitions, computers and web, buddies, on the road, rivalry, friends, adventure, misfit partners, video game, escapades, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, rivalry, chases and races, on the run, buddies, fugitives, heroes, adventurer, misfit, friends, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, odd couple, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, disorder, screwball, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure hunt, treasure, reluctant partners, escapades, crimes, ship, disorder, friends, ocean or sea, bet, map ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 8K
Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, gag humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gambling, village, brainwashing, bookies, cold war, wealth, communist, cia, communism, naivete, bridge, debt ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kirk Redgrave and Flint Weaver met only three weeks ago. But that hasn't stopped them from becoming the greatest pirates the Great Salt Lake has ever known. Still, pirate life isn't all that it's cracked up to be. For Kirk, it's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, friends, rebelliousness, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 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, sentimental, touching, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: aging, road trip, elderly, buddies, human spirit, friendship, self discovery, disorder, on the road, senior citizen, hot spring, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, escapades, chases and races, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, heist, teenage life, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, slacker, road trip, magazine, garage, bar, convention
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, animal life, sexual content, escapades, obsessive quest, friends, remarry, road trip, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 43K
Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, race against time, undercover, secret agents, chase, espionage, covert operation, kgb, adventure, working undercover, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, asia, soviet union, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971) is a comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Rosalind Russell and Darren McGavin, and released by United Artists. This was Russell's last theatrical film role, with one TV movie in 1972. Russell adapted ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, secret agents, escape, spy, rivalry, confined, working undercover, heroic mission, captivity, fish out of water, prison, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: albania, europe, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 1K
Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, heist, prostitute, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, buddies, aging, odd couple, golden years, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: latin america, ecuador, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, hidden identity, fish out of water, friendship, buddies, teenage life, misfit, society, starting over, parents and children, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, light, talky ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, fireworks, ashes, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, on the road, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, idaho, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, theme park, farce, family vacation, on the road, cross country, adventure, parents and children, disorder, family relations, couples, hysteria ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, kansas, arizona, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 56K
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, exciting, absurd, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, last wish, on the road, buddy, rivalry, obsessive quest, friendship, escapades, theft, youth, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1999, year 1998, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 794
Back Roads (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prostitute and a drifter find themselves bound together as they make their way through the rural South, doing what they have to do to survive.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, road movie, talky
Plot: prostitute, on the road, hitchhiking, police, love and romance, opposites attract, love, hopes, couples, male female relationship, countryside, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.6
 605
Roadkill (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: rock band, road trip, easter, misfit, music, music band, chases and races, obsessive quest, buddies, artists and showbiz, escapades, chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, surfing, fight, party, juvenile delinquency, partners, young lovers, follow your dream, teenage love, high school, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, escapades, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, geek, collector, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 1K
Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, partners, unemployment, friends, buddies, desire for fame, ambition, unfulfillment, nasa, experimenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Kung Fu Monk (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a car accident orphans his young nephew, a Shaolin monk journeys to the United States to look after the lad and open his own martial arts academy, but he soon gets caught up in a dangerous kung fu underworld.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, orphan, fish out of water, misfit, save the day, master warrior, rescue, heroes, buddies, adventure, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 60
Bored Silly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: What starts out as a boring day for Bobby, Johnnie and Chuck quickly escalates into a riotous backyard adventure. A swarming beehive, a lawn mower with a mind of its own, a mysterious junkman and the neighborhood bully are just some of the hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, youth, teenage life, buddies, small town, summer vacation, when the parents are away, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, racial slur, on the road, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, fast food, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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