Movies like Lucky Miles

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Lucky Miles (2007)
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Lucky Miles (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Although most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination to escape arrest, begin an epic journey into the heart of Australia.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, tense, light, captivating, melancholic
Plot: desert, journey, immigration, family relations, security, father son relationship, australian outback, survival, boat, refugee, migration, outback, football, travel, sea, fight, ocean, army, water, border, beach, luck, immigrants, national security, protection ...
Place: australia, iraq, cambodia, indonesia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and touching films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, friendship, adventure, road trip, family and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Lucky Miles: The Relatives (2021), Tracks (2013), The Sum of Us (1994), Josh and S.A.M. (1993), Race the Sun (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Relatives (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One morning, the father of the family decides to fulfill his lifelong dream: to go with his family to the Grushinsky festival and perform his song there. The family is forced to come to terms with the desire of a tyrant father and go on a road trip ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: road trip, family relations, family, kids and family, escapades, eccentric family, adventure, humour, parents and children, travelogue, travel, father daughter relationship ...
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95%
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Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, wilderness, solitude, adventure, survival, travel, beautiful scenery, explorer, camel, obsessive quest, human spirit, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1973, year 1935 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: feel good, touching, melancholic, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, father son relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, single father, gay lead character, gay son, looking for love, loneliness, love and romance, lgbtq, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, youth, road trip, journey, cross country, on the road, family relations, family life, sibling relationship, nothing goes right, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Race the Sun (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, exciting, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: chase, youth, ambition, dedicated educator, rivalry, human spirit, against the odds, teenage life, self discovery, teacher, underdog, adventure ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: hawaii, australia, israel, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Last Cab to Darwin (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he embarks on an epic drive through the Australian outback from Broken Hill to Darwin to die on his own terms; but his journey reveals to him that before you can end your ...
Style: road movie, captivating, melancholic, light, touching ...
Plot: euthanasia, australian, suicide, tourist, hitchhiker, old man, medicine, dying man, dying, australian outback, suicide attempt, terminal illness ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, psychological, light
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, australian, family relations, father son relationship, mother son relationship, reincarnation, society, misfit, escapades, death of mother ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Few Less Men (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Travel plans for three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos goes horribly wrong.
Style: entertaining, not serious, feel good, humorous, absurd
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, father son relationship, friendship between men, family relations, australian outback, culture clash, best friend, buddies, male objectification, society, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: resort, pirate, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, disney, siblings relations, daring rescue, disorder, island, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Charlie & Boots (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Hogan plays Charlie McFarland and Shane Jacobson plays his estranged son, Boots. After a family tragedy Charlie and Boots try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime - from regional Victoria to the Cape York ...
Style: road movie, touching, sincere, humorous, contemplative
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, countryside, country singer, loss of wife, country music, family relations, female singer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the road, farmer, friendship between men ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: australian, justice, airport, family relations, fighting the system, family life, against the odds, family in crisis, single parent, misfit, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Upright (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: When family outcast Lucky Flynn learns that his mother is dying, he decides to drive to the other side of Australia to see her, packing nothing but an upright piano for the journey. But his plans are soon turned upside down when he meets the runaway ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, road trip, smuggling, cross country, desert, nothing goes right, adventure, journey, on the road, robbery, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Taxi to Treasure Rock (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two desperate men turn in an uncomfortable business partners to find a secret gold looking for change their bad star.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: journey, taxi driver, husband wife relationship, pregnant wife, road trip, escapades, adventure, family relations, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, humour, male female relationship ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Shift (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stanley, an aging fast food worker, prepares to work his final graveyard shift after 38 years. When he's asked to train his replacement, Jevon, Stanley's weekend takes an unexpected turn.
Style: feel good, melancholic, captivating, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: racism, generation gap, retirement, probation, father son relationship, friendship, mentor, friends, dishonesty, fast food, food, black
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, India, Belgium, Singapore, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store.
Style: captivating, touching, feel good, sincere, light ...
Plot: journey, dream, obsessive quest, hindu, talent, beggar, self discovery, love and romance, cons and scams, singing in a car
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Merger (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A country football coach who has a plan to rebuild the local football team by recruiting recently settled asylum seekers.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: football team, football, community, friendship, career, redemption, camaraderie, sport, contests and competitions, coach, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Lost in Russia (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A story of a businessman who accidentally boards a train bound for Russia with his mother and has to overcome difficulties with his mother and problems in his family life.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Plot: chinese, divorce, travel, stranded, lost, nothing goes right, adventure, disorder, adaptation, family relations, train, 40 year old ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Efficiency Expert (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from another era, Wallace has to reconsider the rapid modernization he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Plot: downsizing, factory, fish out of water, culture clash, family business, family relations, employer employee relationship, business, empire, big business, factory worker, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, suspense, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, rescue, teenage girl, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, missing son, school, student, schoolgirl ...
Place: brittany
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37%
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All About E (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A beautiful sexy DJ is forced to run when she stumbles on a stash of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, AND get the girl?
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, gay best friend, female nudity, lgbt, lesbian love, lgbtq, money, australian, on the run, immigrants, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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36%
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Not Like Dad (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the journey of an adult hero to his Bata, a stern Russian peasant who became a father at the dawn of the nineties and raised his son the way all Soviet people did.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: parenting, parents and children, father and son, father son relationship, family relations, domineering father, gross out humor, relationships, father, eccentric family, family, humour ...
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36%
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Dad for Rent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A unemployed father, due to his laziness, is supported by his wife. Their daughter decides to put their lazy dad up for rent on a secondhand site.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, father and daughter, father daughter relationship, parents and children, relationships, relationship problems, family, family problems, humour, money problems, financial problem, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: feel good, road movie, touching, inspirational, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cooking and food, food, chef, road trip, cooking, father son relationship, happy ending, parent child relationship, starting over, restaurant owner, internet, midlife crisis ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, florida, new orleans, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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My Father's Stories (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyon, 1960s. Emile is twelve years old. His father is a hero. He says he is a judo champ, a parachutist, a soccer player and even a personal advisor to General de Gaulle. Now he wants to save French Algeria! Fascinated and proud, Emile willingly ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: father son relationship, lie, kids and family, family relations, father and son, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, con trick, life, deception, heroes ...
Time: year 1961
Place: lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia.
Plot: remote island, castaway, shipwreck, cannibalism, male nudity, ship, manhunt, fortress, historical event, water, sex, captain ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, meditative, touching, road movie ...
Audience: kids, teen drama
Plot: desert, coming of age, survival, suicide, culture clash, wilderness, rite of passage, teenage girl, brother sister relationship, language barrier, australian outback, tribe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, light, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, hotel, biker, life philosophy, friendship, on the road, adventure, road trip, obsession, journey, loner ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, california, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 602
Mom Squad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New mother Line is living the high life in Hong Kong with husband Bjørn when she discovers that he has been unfaithful to her with their Filipino nanny, so Line takes her baby son and heads back to her old hometown in southern Funen.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: motherhood, infidelity, divorce, nanny, family relations, parents and children, family life, fatherhood, mother child relationship, male female relationship, family, couple relations ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: inspirational, touching, sentimental, feel good, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journey, terminal illness, elderly, friendship, unlikely friendships, human spirit, adventure, road trip, follow your dream, golden years, death, bucket list ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cote d'azur, africa, egypt, french riviera ...
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32%
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Partner (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective is going through different adventures while he is stuck in a little boy body.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, exciting, touching
Plot: baby, police, father, partner, mafia, adventure, friendship, disorder, family relations, chase, father son relationship, betrayal ...
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31%