Movies like Joyride 1977

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Joyride (1977)
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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 desperate choices just to survive.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, road movie
Plot: on the road, teenage life, crimes, heist, friends, partners, crime, graphic violence, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, coming of age, downfall, deadly, escape, workplace situations, nudity (full frontal - brief), journey, money, friendship, hostage, female nudity, poverty, robbery, sexy woman ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska

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Most similar movies to Joyride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, disorder, partners, criminal heroes and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Joyride: Made in U.S.A. (1987), Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976), The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976), The Squeeze (1978), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: rough, exciting, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, teenage life, youth, buddies, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, chases and races, adventure, dull life, disorder, wild ride ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, california, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young country-star wannabe takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, murder and mayhem.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, sheriff, robbery, unlikely partners, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, on the road, small town, prison, car chase, on the run, trailer trash, pursuit, white trash, bank, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 393
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, crime, criminal's revenge, buddies, betrayal, master and servant, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, captivating, light, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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: offbeat, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, partners, chases and races, obsessive quest, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, adventurer, adventure, crimes, friendship, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Pom Pom Girls (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A football player at Rosedale High School is amorous of one of the cheerleaders, who is going with another guy. Another player can't decide which of two cheerleaders he wants to be with. Meanwhile, the Big Game with Hardin High School is ...
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prank, rivalry, teen angst, drag racing, american football, street racing, beer, cheerleader, silly humor, teenage life, college ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 238
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, rivalry, crime gone awry, chases and races, criminal's revenge, hollywood, showbiz, heist, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Black Day Blue Night (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wife's husband is cheating on her. She decides to go on a road trip with her husband's other woman. While driving the two women pick up a hitchhiker. The man they pick up may be a robber and murderer on the run from the cops. A policeman ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, road trip, graphic violence, friendship, violence spree, heist, love affair, on the road, profanity, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 2K
Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, semi serious, humorous, wild
Plot: chase, on the road, bank, hostage, on the run, unlikely criminals, partners, crime, hostages, crime gone awry, chases and races, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, society, crimes, buddies, love and romance, contests and competitions, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, friendship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
High Rolling in a Hot Corvette (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two fun-loving carnival workers take a vacation with the hope of finding plenty of sex and drugs. Their "quest" is fulfilled when they encounter a dope-peddler and two exotic nightclub dancers.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the road, buddies, crime, adventure, partners, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, stoners, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, partners, law enforcement, on the run, chases and races, dishonesty, cons and scams, friends, police detective, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 628
Fast Money (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Butler is an experienced car thief, McCoy a struggling reporter trying to nail a bad guy-senator. Meeting for the first time when they're both in dire need of air transportation, they team up long enough for Butler to steal a car with a very ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car thief, crimes, gangsters, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, fugitives, dishonesty, betrayal, blind ambition, on the run, forgery, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 87
Thief (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A professional thief tries to break with his past but has to pull off one last job to pay off a gambling debt.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gambling, mystery, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, going straight, gambler, robbery, debt ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 3K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug dealing, crime gone awry, chase, partners, fugitives, crimes, crime, on the run, cons and scams, bank ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 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: friendship, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, teenage life, high school, cons and scams, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Jefferson’s honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Bouddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. When the going gets rough, it helps that Cal Jefferson is a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, honeymoon, boxer, good versus evil, partners, crimes, heroic mission, unlikely partners, crime, rivalry, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 147
Alligator Eyes (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three young New York men decide to travel South for a few days away from the Big Apple. They pick up a beautiful, mysterious young sight less woman with a strange and unsettling past. All three are captivated and fascinated by her, but can she be ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, battle of the sexes, hostage, theme park, island, on the road, amusement park, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, hitchhiker, hostages, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 789
Crazy Mama (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing, road movie ...
Plot: cross country, family relations, on the road, bank robbery, chases and races, anti heroes, social misfits, crimes, unlikely criminals, on the run, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: arkansas, florida, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, cross country, journey, family relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, sibling relationship, adventure, coming of age, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police, police officer, fistfight, crimes, crime, singing, criminal heroes, love and romance, romance, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.9
 17K
Something Wild (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: chase, dangerous attraction, road trip, opposites attract, reunion, on the road, haunted by the past, lovers on the run, police, psychopath, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, on the road, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, partners, graphic violence, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, chases and races, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 208
Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, gangsters, nothing goes right, silly humor, disorder, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 212
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: rough, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rally, friends, teenage life, cons and scams, high school, heist, vigilantism, culture clash, kids in trouble, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 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, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, lsd, criminal heroes, adventure, partners, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 195
Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, chase, couples, disorder, friends, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%