Movies like Made in U.S.A.

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Made in U.S.A. (1987)
 5.4
 441
Made in U.S.A. (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Plot: teenage life, adventure, crimes, youth, on the road, crime, dull life, chases and races, buddies, disorder, unlikely criminals, wild ride, friendship, criminal, outlaw, native american, wolf, best friends, female nudity, sex scene, love triangle, best friend, on the run, ecological disaster, girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, illinois

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Most similar movies to Made in U.S.A.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and exciting films with plots about friends, crimes, youth, friendship, partners, buddies and adventure mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Made in U.S.A.: Joyride (1977), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Goodbye Pork Pie (1980), Never on Tuesday (1989), Bandits (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 289
Joyride (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scott, John and Suzie quit their boring jobs and depart L.A. for Alaska to pursue their dream of their own salmon fishing business. They soon find that life in Alaska is more difficult than expected as they are forced to abandon their plans and make ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: on the road, deadly, crime, coming of age, crimes, criminal heroes, escape, chases and races, downfall, partners, heist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, on the road, crime, crimes, treasure hunt, safecracker, rivalry, adventure, escapades, buddies, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
62%
Never on Tuesday (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, youth, partners, disorder, friends, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.5
 65K
Bandits (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, friendship, love triangle, on the run, reward, jealousy, romance, robbery, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, mexico, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 1K
Extremedays (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As four lifelong friends, Will, Bryan, Matt, and Corey, are on the road trip they've been planning their whole lives, Corey's beloved grandfather unexpectedly dies. When going to claim Corey's inheritance, the gang meets Matt's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, self discovery, teenage life, best friends, gang, buddies, youth, looking for sex, male camaraderie, male female relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.5
 104
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, tense, captivating, light, serious ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, danger, friendship, destiny, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 14K
The Wizard (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl (Jenny Lewis), who notices that Jimmy has a special ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, on the road, video game, family, family relations, siblings relations, contests and competitions, competition, rivalry, hopes, teenager, nintendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, nevada, usa, utah, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 732
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hitman, gang, friendship, interracial friendship, gangsters, culture clash, chases and races, criminal heroes, coming of age, crimes, society, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, louisiana, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, adventurer, investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, teenage life, youth, heroes, witnessing a crime, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
California Dreaming (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, lifestyle, coming of age, beach, disorder, couples, friends, youth, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, best friends, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, twentysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, wedding ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 2K
Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, high school, teenage life, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenager, family problems, teenage life, gay slur, female protagonist, reputation, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beneath the Harvest Sky (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, teenage life, youth, social relations, drugs, harvest, police, romance, crimes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: playboy magazine, nanny, when the parents are away, criminal gang, one night, adventure, car theft, friendship, rescue, nothing goes right, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, redemption, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: punk, road trip, on the road, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, buddies, partners, misfit, injustice, fish out of water, love triangle, cowboy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, romance, youth, disorder, life turned upside down, college, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, cross country, family relations, family life, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, adventure, coming of age, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, youth, bittersweet, friends, terminal illness, wish come true, reunion, homecoming, on the road, self discovery, profanity, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 788
Gone Missing (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two best friends go missing during Spring Break, their mothers do everything they can to find them, while realizing that their different parenting styles may have led to the disappearances.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, track down, parents and children, race against time, mystery, resort, missing person, adventure, danger, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, criminal heroes, adventure, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 6K
Highway (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from ...
Style: road movie, serious, rough, witty, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, on the road, destiny, gangsters, young heroes, crimes, crime, love and romance, buddies, self discovery, road trip, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: las vegas, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 903
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, on the run, betrayal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, adventure, dishonesty, heist, woman in danger, mistaken identity, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 3K
Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, teenage life, high school life, drug dealing, nothing goes right, student life, youth, coming of age, crimes, lifestyle, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 958
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, danger, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 199
Yellow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he loses a large sum of his dad's money. The friends rally ...
Style: stylized, humorous, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, kids in trouble, cons and scams, teenage life, culture clash, heist, high school, vigilantism, friends, rally, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 639
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, love, surfing, fall in love, friendship, battle of the sexes, young lovers, wooing, buddies, lifestyle, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
By Hook or by Crook (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shy, a small-town butch with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city to immerse herself in a life of crime. On her journey, she meets her match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee who is searching for her birth-mother. The two lonely grifters ...
Style: clever, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, buddies, city life, parents and children, gender bending, small town, on the road, urban, diner, friends, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%