Movies like Detours

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Detours (2016)
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Detours (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida for her dream job. She drives south with her widowed dad, her mom's ashes in a coffee can, and a GPS with a mind of its own.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, light, captivating
Plot: road trip, love, infidelity, one night stand, cheating wife, on the road, highway, unfaithful wife, marriage, father daughter relationship, dating, mother daughter relationship, extramarital affair, middle age romance, sexual attraction, highway travel, family, gay, lawyer, car, hotel, food, running, actor, beach ...
Place: new york, florida, atlantic ocean

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Most similar movies to Detours

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and realistic films with plots about family relations, road trip, on the road, father daughter relationship, relationships, drinking and drinking alcohol mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Detours: The Guilt Trip (2012), Miss Stevens (2016), Tumbleweeds (1999), Boundaries (2018), Little Miss Sunshine (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 37K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, overprotective mother, single parent, family relations, salesman, parents and children, on the road, protective parent, parent child relationship, hitchhiker, cross country, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, united states, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 6K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, coming of age, remote control, drinking alcohol, lie, drinking, student, friendship, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: asthma, mother daughter relationship, on the road, starting over, human nature, self discovery, family problems, single parent, love and romance, friendship, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, west virginia, san diego california, south carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.3
 2K
Boundaries (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, light
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, boy, dating, single mother, dog, school ...
Place: california, seattle washington, los angeles, san francisco, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, parenthood, beauty pageant, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 28K
On the Rocks (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, suspicion of adultery, playboy, infidelity, marriage, love, husband wife relationship, adultery, following someone, affair, mother daughter relationship, party ...
Place: canada, manhattan new york city, london, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 237K
The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, tragicomedy, thought provoking ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, marriage, family relations, dying mother, estate, bittersweet, greed, coma, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 31K
Piku (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A cab driver is caught between a dysfunctional realtionship between a father and his daughter as he drives them to Calcutta.
Style: melancholic, road movie, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, road trip, female protagonist, family, bollywood, parenthood, relationships, family bonds, aging, kids and family, happy ending, romance ...
Place: delhi, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dirty Weekend (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a layover in Albuquerque, work colleagues Les and Natalie discover more about each other than they ever thought possible. Anxious and irritable, Les is drawn back into the city by past experiences he can’t forget (even if he doesn't ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, feel good, humorous, light ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, gay culture, business trip, marital infidelity, airport, couples, couple relations, youth, romance, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three smalltown friends looking to leave their troubles behind come up with a robbery scheme to fund their trip to the big city. But as their plan goes awry and the authorities become involved, they are left with no other alternative but to take ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: road trip, robbery, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the road, chase, armed robbery, obscene finger gesture, car trouble, stealing a car, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Open Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Minor leaguer Carlton Garret takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret when Carlton’s mother becomes sick. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, baseball, road trip, on the road, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, estranged son ...
Place: ohio, houston texas, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Overbrook Brothers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, emotional, light ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, family problems, siblings relations, on the road, road trip, brother brother conflict, family secret, father son relationship, secret, sibling rivalry, marital argument ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 1K
Heartlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his soiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love, self discovery, obsessive quest, love and romance, couples, on the road, towel, briefs, relationships, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All inclusive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband cheated on her, Lise and her two daughters Ditte and Sigrid decides to go on vacation to Malta. The two sisters are very different and tries to cheer the mother up in very different ways. All inclusive is a movie ...
Style: emotional, humorous, captivating, psychological
Plot: vacation, parent child relationship, divorce, hotel, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, sister sister relationship, family relations, love, friendship, female director, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All Roads Lead to Rome (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, USA, UK, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maggie is an uptight, single mother and college writing teacher from New York City. In an effort to reconnect with her troubled teen daughter Summer, she decides to embark on a journey to a Tuscan village where she frequented in her younger days. ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, road movie
Plot: road trip, mother daughter relationship, teenager, chase, dysfunctional family, wedding, old love, women, love and romance, ex couple relations, escapades, mother son relationship ...
Place: italy, rome italy, tuscany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, tear jerker, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, family relations, terminal illness, love affair, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, adultery, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: texas, new york, usa, louisiana, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, contemplative, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, audition, family relations, hollywood, dream, teen angst, bittersweet, small town, small town life, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: road movie, mumblecore, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, wedding, introspection, parents and children, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, couple relations, gift ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, road trip, holiday, getting home, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, unlikely friendships, hitchhiker, thief, advertising ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, kansas, united states, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
One More Time (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Beautiful aspiring rock star Jude is stuck in a rut - relegated to recording commercial jingles and lost in a series of one night stands. When she is evicted from her Brooklyn apartment, she is forced to move into the Hamptons home of her wealthy - ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: family, career, father, father daughter relationship, comeback, piano playing, mansion, family home, music, daughter, sibling rivalry, piano ...
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 19K
Father Figures (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: fraternal twins, unknown father, brother brother relationship, dumb, road trip, father son relationship, craziness, fool, twins, family reunited, father and son, father son reunion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter? Didn't he, when he was eighteen miss out on ...
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, ex wife, salesman, depression, dentist, parents and children, family relations, new job, love and romance, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Scumbag Hustler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soloman Crow pays a visit to his god fearing, bible quoting, closeted homosexual brother and his sexually repressed wife. He enters their home with a proclamation to kick a drug habit that almost cost him his life. Broke, it doesn't take ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, satire, deception, brother brother relationship, friendship, money, marriage, drugs, infidelity, oral sex, fellatio ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.7
 15K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, aging, abortion, on the road, parents and children, family relations, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, introspection, teenager, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 333K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, stupidity, slacker, unlikely friendships, marijuana, weed, getting home, stoners, race against time, odd couple, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, atlanta georgia, alabama, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 127K
About Schmidt (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: contemplative, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: life changing, family life, on the road, wedding, letter, salesman, fish out of water, parents and children, golden years, introspection, elderly, understanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, nebraska, denver colorado, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 21K
Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sweet, light, sincere, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, parents and children, father and daughter, breakup, family relations, relationships, travel, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dad in Training (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the breakdown of his marriage, a self-involved man begins to embrace fatherhood.
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family, single parent, father, fatherhood, kids and family, parents and children, family relations, parenthood, relationships ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, road trip, lesbian, terminal illness, self discovery, on the road, female friendship, domestic violence, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, st. louis missouri, new york, los angeles, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 352
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, self discovery, father son relationship, adultery, road trip, father daughter relationship, friendship, travel, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, new york, seattle washington, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%