Movies like High-Ballin'

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High-Ballin' (1978)
 5.4
 604
High-Ballin' (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a rash of targeted hijackings threatens to derail the independent trucking business, rig driver "Iron" Duke (Jerry Reed) and his visiting friend, Rane (Peter Fonda), put the brakes on the bad guys by taking the law into their own hands. But their vigilante plan involves going toe-to-toe with powerful trucker boss King Carroll (Chris Wiggins) and his henchmen, who've been driving everyone out of the game.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, truck, hitchhiker, bar fight, truck driver, adventure, gangsters, crimes, gang, partners, chase, dishonesty, rivalry, workplace, workplace situations, dancing, motorcycle, abduction, snow, ambulance, sexual harassment, car chase, waitress, driving ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to High-Ballin'

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, crimes, chases and races, vengeance, gangsters, chase and gang mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like High-Ballin': Convoy (1978), White Line Fever (1975), Return to Macon County (1975), Roadracers (1994), Last Man Standing (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 16K
Convoy (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, chase, rebellion, on the road, police corruption, americana, police, fighting the system, car accident, convoy, waitress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, arizona, las vegas, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
White Line Fever (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, corruption, chase, bar fight, fistfight, vengeance, family in danger, cons and scams, dishonesty, adventure, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Return to Macon County (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the road, car chase, friendship, waitress, chase, friends, obsession, countryside, vengeance, teenage life, youth, obsessive quest ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, georgia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 3K
Roadracers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.
Style: realistic, suspense, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, friends, chase, crimes, youth, music band, on the road, juvenile delinquency, car race, juvenile delinquent, rock music ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, bank, murder, friendship, vengeance, martial arts, partners against crime, gang, chase, police investigation, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: realistic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, love triangle, vengeance, drug dealing, rivalry, crimes, on the run, friendship, heist, murder, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
 387
Hardball (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Incompatible fugitive recovery agents, the flighty Jersey Bellini (Michael Dudikoff) and his more serious-minded female partner, B.B. (Lisa Howard), have, for the last time, ticked off mobster Wald (Tony Curtis) by apprehending his rather inept ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, gangsters, vengeance, destiny, plague, heist, heroes, good versus evil, crime gone awry, crimes, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, friendship, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.0
 2K
Borderline (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers ...
Style: biting, realistic, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immigrants, manhunt, murder, border patrol, illegal immigration, human trafficking, fugitives, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 868
C.C. & Company (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue. The bikers disrupt a motorcross event tied in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, desert, love triangle, friendship, vengeance, woman in danger, friends, moon ...
Time: 60s
Place: baltimore, usa, new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Glory Stompers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gang, kidnapping, love triangle, gangsters, confined, adventure, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, missing person, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, desert, on the road, sheriff, elephant, cross country, friends, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dynamite Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, siblings relations, heroes, gangsters, society, rivalry, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, defiant, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of crazy bikers meet up with a group of drug-addicted hippies in a small town, but the two roving factions are soon at odds with one another and chaos ensues.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: biker, hippie, gang, on the road, motorcycle chase, crimes, drug dealing, psychopath, tough heroes, biker gang, murder, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, crimes, casino, rivalry, dishonesty, illusion, gambler, undercover, friendship, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 123
Double Blast (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids with martial arts training and their black belt father rescue a professor from gangsters who want a stone tablet that she has discovered may lead to untold riches.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, art, master warrior, master criminal, rivalry, one man army, adventure, family, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 204
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, murder, martial arts, rivalry, gang, investigation, law enforcement, buddies, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 289
The Hard Ride (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While in Vietnam, a GI promises his dying buddy that he'll take care of his motorcycle, "Baby", when he gets back home. After his discharge, he meets up with his dead friend's girlfriend, gets the bike, and then runs into trouble ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, friends, battles, gang, military, crimes, gangsters, war, society, buddies, misfit, babies and infants ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
 587
Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, self defense, vigilantism, bow and arrow, farmer, vigilante, murder, revenge, corruption, gunfight, crimes ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 2K
Guns & Talks (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hitman, crimes, gangsters, wooing, forbidden love, buddies, rivalry, dishonesty, love and romance, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, road trip, beer, bet, race against time, on the road, police officer, sheriff, fiancee, friendship, coca cola ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, atlanta georgia, arkansas, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, death of family, biker, police, revenge, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 700
Ruckus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Madoc County is a quiet and peaceful place until vagrant Kyle Hanson arrives. The people of Madoc County are repelled by his appearance and want to chase him out of the city. Unfortunately for them, Kyle Hanson is a former Vietnam elite soldier and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, small town, one man army, vengeance, against the odds, small town life, wartime life, homecoming, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, car chase, on the road, truck, sheriff, disorder, cross country, silly humor, buddies, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 745
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, memory loss, hitman, adventure, tough law enforcer, race against time, unlikely partners, heroes, fugitives, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 5K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, martial artist, rivalry, underdog, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, adventurer, escapades, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 9K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, rescue, chase, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, train crash, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
 889
Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, chase, psychopath, on the road, college life, crimes, woman in danger, college, rivalry, driving, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 16K
Hell Ride (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hell Ride is a 2008 feature film from Larry Bishop being released under the “Quentin Tarantino Presents” banner. The film promises to be a blood and sex-soaked tale of motorcycle revenge and retribution.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: biker, gang, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, misfit, rivalry, chase, obsessive quest, buddies, exploitation, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 70s, year 1969
Place: tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, working undercover, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%