Movies like Moon Dogs

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Moon Dogs (2016)
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Moon Dogs (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wonderfully sustained feature debut from Philip John (who directed episodes of Downton Abbey and Outlander), this anarchic coming-of-age story makes the very best of some stunning Scottish locations. It follows the misadventures of two teenage step brothers (Jack Parry-Jones and Christy O’Donnell) as they head off on a road trip across Scotland, with their relationship challenged by Caitlin (a charismatic Tara Lee), the free spirited and enigmatic girl who comes between them. Cameos from Denis Lawson and Shauna Macdonald and Anton Newcombe’s soundtrack add much to the film.
Plot: road trip, coming of age
Place: scotland

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Most similar movies to Moon Dogs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, feel good and road movie films with plots about road trip, coming of age, friendship, teenager, drinking alcohol, teenage girl and best friend mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Moon Dogs: Burn Burn Burn (2015), Half a Person (2007), Festival (2005), Cracked Eggs and Noodles (2005), Pink Lightning (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Burn Burn Burn (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes. Seph and Alex take turns driving. Dan is in the glove compartment, in tupperware, decreasing in volume as the trip progresses.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, light, captivating
Plot: death, death of friend, friendship, road trip, nature, funeral, terminal illness, cancer, lesbian, infidelity, secret, hitchhiker ...
Place: scotland
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95%
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Half a Person (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two close friends from Sudbury, Ontario take a road trip to Toronto that will change the nature of their relationship.
Plot: best friend, road trip, on the road, gay, coming of age, homosexual, gay man has sex with a woman, friends who hate each other, friendship
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, ontario canada
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88%
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Festival (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of the smaller venues. Various plot strands interweave, including the ...
Plot: comedian, explicit sex, unsimulated sex, erection, masturbation, stand up comedian, swearing, strong language
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Cracked Eggs and Noodles (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An advocate of sex, but not of marriage, bachelor Daegyu (played by singer-turned-actor Im Changjeon), 26, produces bootleg music albums for a living. One day, he comes across a plucky, nine-year-old boy named Jeon Ingwon (played by Lee Inseong) who ...
Plot: runaway child, road trip, cooking, parent child relationship, father son relationship, noodles
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72%
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Pink Lightning (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: California 1962, Five girls: beautiful Sharon, ugly-duckling Andy, nice Poo and hot-to-trot Jill support their best friend Tookie when she prepares to marry her boyfriend Pat. But the two of them realize that they are not prepared to get married, ...
Plot: female protagonist, teenage girl, engagement, small town, marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, coming of age, road trip, female friendship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1962
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 207
The Bug Killer (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A teenager fails to find (and keep) jobs which makes his father doubt the reason might be the boy's lack of sexual experience. As all his efforts prove to be unsuccessful, the father gives up, but not the boy's aunt.
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, bakery, incest, male nudity, cockroach, male full rear nudity, first sex, older woman younger man sex, large breasts, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Gospel According to Vic (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vic Mathews teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late Edith Semple to sainthood; Mathews, a non-believer, wishes the school ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, miraculous event, terminal illness, society, life is a bitch, hopes, youth, religions or cults, power relations, dogma, suppression, atheist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Tokyo Taxi (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ryo (Yamada Masasi), the lead singer of an amateur rock band at night, owns a Ramen noodle shop. He cannot fly on airplanes because he has a fear of them. Ironically, he finds himself attracted to a stewardess who comes to eat very often at his ...
Plot: taxi, road trip, singer, korean, stewardess, communication, musician, love, english
Place: japan, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Faroe Islands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recalling the works of Jim Jarmusch and Wim Wenders, this Danish road movie concerns a pair of women, Rannva and Barba, who return after a seven-year absence to their native Faroes Islands, a self-governing province of Denmark near Iceland. Dressed ...
Plot: road trip, best friend, single parent, hitchhiking, single mother, fisherman, hospital, mother daughter relationship, airplane, secret, friendship, wedding ...
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59%
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Petal Dance (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, who have their own different sorrows, embark on a road trip. They look back at their past and restart their lives... Jinko (Aoi Miyazaki) and Motoko (Sakura Ando) have been friends since their university days. One day, they hear a rumor ...
Plot: road trip, female friendship, woman driver, asian girl, best friend, east asian girl, japanese girl, driver, car, passenger, best friends, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Legion of Doom (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A loose mix of friends freeload through film school and beyond.
Plot: coming of age, college, acid trip, breakup, drug trip, film school
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his schoolfriends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, high school life, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, youth, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story starts with Kinya, who has recently upgraded his car. He’s a young adult and he’s single so naturally he uses his ride to ahem, look for companions. He offers a ride to a shy girl by the name of Akemi and she reluctantly accepts. From ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, divorce, flashback, police, husband wife relationship, breakup, diarrhea, ex convict, roadblock, miscarriage, nightmare, young love ...
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Being Black Enough (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Black man, raised in a White neighborhood, ridiculed for not being "Black enough" decides to go to the hood to hang out with his gangster cousin and discover what it really means to be "Black." He eventually faces the ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: african american, coming of age, postmodernism, musical number, dialogue driven
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, african american, gay romance, lesbian, gay relationship, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
French Postcards (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French Postcards rings both comic and true. The believable, fresh-faced characters are young naives from American colleges spending their French-English dictionaries, they compulsively seek out hundreds of monuments, romanticize the nomadic ...
Plot: american abroad, college student, coming of age, marital infidelity, american tourist, disco, romantic rivalry, teacher student romance, parents, sightseeing, husband wife relationship, voyeur ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: light, captivating, humorous, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, coming of age, remote control, lie, student, friendship, feces, chaperone, theater ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 2K
Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: road trip, friendship, journey, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, unlikely friendships, natural disaster, gas station, used car salesman
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Whoever said dog is man's best friend never met Mij! Mij is a cute, cuddly pet shop otter who captures the heart of Graham Merill (Bill Travers). It doesn't take Graham long to realize that London is no place to raise a slippery otter. So ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, otter, family relations, animal life, friends, family life, fall in love, heroic mission, store, countryside, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: scotland, london, england, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dad Is Gone, Mom Also (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age film: When Laurette's parents disappear following a row, Laurette assumes responsibility for the family. The initial fiesta of children alone gives way to abandonment and the pressures of responsibility.
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, brother sister relationship, divorce, pregnant girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Scott and Sid (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From their first encounter as teenagers in high school, Scott and Sid seem unlikely friends. Scott is a shambolic dreamer, intent on carving out his own path in life and holding up a metaphorical middle finger to anyone who tries to stop him. He is ...
Style: sad
Plot: friend, running, teacher, police, best friend, vodka, drugs, dream, coming of age, toilet, alcohol, ball
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's Better to Be Healthy and Wealthy than Poor and Sick (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A satiric tragi-comedy about two women and their lover Robert who is an emigrant that keeps coming back. This film shows chaotic post-communist Europe after the fall of totalitarianism. Two opposite characters, women, meet during the Velvet ...
Plot: communism, surrealism, road trip, nudity (full frontal - brief), magic realism, post cold war, female protagonist, prostitution, rape, female nudity, nun, best friend ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, family problems, family relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friendship, letter, christianity, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Try Seventeen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, coming of age, love triangle, road trip, romance, fall in love, parents and children, teenage life, looking for love, youth, alcohol abuse, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, ironic, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, teenage life, car thief, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, coming of age, lifestyle, obsessive quest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: oregon, new orleans, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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Unpregnant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 17-year old Missouri teen named Veronica discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that could follow.
Style: sweet, road movie, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, abortion, road trip, pregnant girl, teenager, teenage girl, pregnant girlfriend, unplanned pregnancy, schoolgirl, pregnant teenager, girlfriend, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Most Beautiful Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The quirky, overambitious pianist Andi (33) and the more laid back and relaxed Benno (36) have just one thing in common: They will both die soon. So the two of them decide after some trouble at the hospice, to have the most awesome day before its ...
Style: sweet, psychological, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: road trip, terminal illness, narcolepsy, friendship, disorder, last wish, patient, life philosophy, odd couple, tragedy, friendship between men, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Philippine Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Amidst the chaos of Martial Law in this Third World country in the 1980s, six teenagers in the top high school for the sciences discover themselves as they go through the joys and pains of adolescence. They were the top two hundred students from all ...
Plot: school, high school, coming of age, revolution, martial law, science
Time: year 1986, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Girls' Room (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two college roommates -- prim and proper Grace (Cat Taber) and wild and woolly Casey (Soleil Moon Frye) -- find themselves in a tense rivalry when Casey's conduct almost destroys Grace's engagement to preppie heartthrob Charlie (Wil ...
Plot: engagement, coming of age, college student, dormitory, fraternity, goth girl, college, party, southerner
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Unexpected Journey (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lasse is an old racist who has lives in an apartment block filled with a selection of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 16-year old boy who's fed up in his life in Finland, and dreams of moving to Nairobi to live with his father. Only problem ...
Style: road movie, humorous, unusual plot structure, light, psychological ...
Plot: road trip, racism, parent child relationship, father son relationship, teenager, gay wedding, wedding, old age, homosexual, wedding party, loneliness, 17 year old ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%