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The Gumball Rally (1976)
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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 across the USA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, heroes, friends, misfit, contests and competitions, partners, on the run, fugitives, adventurer, car chase, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, buddies, escapades, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, race against time, cross country, automobile racing, car, sex scene ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Gumball Rally

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about chases and races, disorder, friends, chase, partners, farce and buddies mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Gumball Rally: The Cannonball Run (1981), Carquake! (1976), Cannonball Fever (1989), Midnight Madness (1980), For Pete's Sake (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, chases and races, contests and competitions, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, hostage, ambition, crimes, race against time, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, underdog, ambition, escapades, partners, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, disorder, friends, on the road, college life, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: money, loan shark, couples, disorder, down on your luck, cons and scams, fall in love, eccentric family, couple relations, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
50%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, car, highway, lie, military uniform, hotel, monkey, old woman, deception, magnet, slave ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friends, buddies, chases and races, disorder, heroes, partners, countryside, incompetent police, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crimes, crime, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, friends, disorder, lifestyle, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, youth, odd couple, introspection, small town, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, not serious, disturbing, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, dark humor, eccentric family, buddies, deadly, danger, anti heroes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Driving Me Crazy (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: disorder, inventions and discoveries, celebrity culture, hollywood, showbiz, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, society, gangsters, misfit, immigrants, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: island, rescue, goofy hero, adventure, escapades, disorder, car chase, ocean or sea, ocean, city life, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: hawaii, usa, pacific ocean, california, polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Deadhead Miles (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan Arkin, dressed like a sea captain, aimlessly sails the American highways in his 18 wheeler mumbling manic, southern accented non sequiturs; carnivalizing roadside stops and happenstance towns while out-wierding cops and weigh stations with his ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, realistic, semi serious
Plot: taxi, on the road, truck driver, car chase, friends, black market, workplace situations, chase, partners, chases and races, buddies, murderous pair ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: three stooges, contests and competitions, partners, misfit partners, master and servant, dishonesty, obsessive quest, adventurer, race against time, escapades, goofy hero, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: honolulu hawaii, tokyo, san francisco, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, strong sexual content, chaos, disorder, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity, misfit, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: punk, road trip, obsessive quest, on the road, love triangle, fish out of water, injustice, partners, mentally unstable, misfit, buddies, cowboy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, not serious, realistic, road movie, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, on the road, car chase, truck, sheriff, partners, rivalry, disorder, cross country, silly humor, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: heist, train, airport, chase, culture clash, promotion, silly humor, comedy of errors, couple relations, on the road, fish out of water, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, chases and races, undercover, friends, stoners, disorder, urban, city life, drug abuse, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, adventure, fugitives, escapades, intrigue, heroes, hitman, memory loss, hostage, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a happy-go-lucky small time crook who runs into a country music group looking for their big break. They end up helping each other out in unexpected ways.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, on the run, music band, country music, criminal heroes, rising to stardom, chases and races, dishonesty, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, partners, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Comic Book: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A host of real-life celebrities - including Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, and Kevin Smith - journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, parody, feel good ...
Plot: superhero, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, media satire, buddies, filmmaking, disorder, friends, heroes, figment ...
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, rivalry, gangsters, danger, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Manta, Manta (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A not so clever guy called Berti with a Opel Manta (a low budget European sports-coupe from the '80s) gets competition in a street race from a guy with a fast Mercedes, and another slick guy with a Ferrari tries to get his hands on Bertis ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, car race, couple relations, contests and competitions, buddies, couples, car chase, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, driving, mercedes benz, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, best friends, cause and meaning, buddies, reunion, family relations, getting home, painter, romance, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, ex convict, save the day, parole, escapades, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%