Movies like Down the Road Again

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Down the Road Again (2011)
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Down the Road Again (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1970, Joey and Pete left Nova Scotia to try life in the big city in the Canadian Classic Goin’ Down the Road. Now, some forty years later, Joey has died, and Pete must fulfill his last wish: to take his ashes back to Cape Breton Island, as well as a few other tasks along the way. Armed with a series of letters and an envelope full of money, Pete heads back home. DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN is a touching, comedic and romantic tale of second chances at life and love.
Plot: road trip, on the road, cancer, retirement
Place: vancouver, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia

Most similar movies to Down the Road Again

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about road trip, on the road, family relations, friendship, father son relationship, hopes and mother son relationship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Down the Road Again: Half a Person (2007), Cab to Canada (1998), Rip-Off (1971), Mr. Pig (2016), Foreverland (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, contemplative, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, pregnancy, sex, train, waitress, snow, bowling, bowling alley, working class, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
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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, friends who hate each other, on the road, gay, homosexual, gay man has sex with a woman, friendship, coming of age
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, ontario canada
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75%
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Cab to Canada (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman (Maureen O'Hara) and a young cabby (Jason Beghe) seek life's meaning as they drive from California to Canada.
Style: road movie
Plot: taxi driver, male female relationship, friendship, boy, cross country, father figure, old age, single mother, road trip, old woman, on the road, taxi
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, pasadena california, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, media, high school student, commune, rock band, filmmaking, youth, independence, teenager
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mr. Pig (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a mission to sell his last remaining prize hog and reunite with old friends, an aging farmer abandons his foreclosed farm and journeys to Mexico. After smuggling in the hog, his estranged daughter shows up, forcing them to face their past and ...
Plot: road trip, foreclosure, estranged daughter
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 747
Foreverland (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sufferer of cystic fibrosis travels to a legendary shrine that reputedly has the power to heal his condition.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: healing power, miraculous event, self discovery, hopes, on the road, last wish, life is a bitch, bittersweet, terminal illness, road trip, shrine, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, canada, latin america, washington state, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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Coast to Coast (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, family problems, dysfunctional family, human nature, introspection, elderly, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, on the road, hopes, interracial relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
He Hated Pigeons (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Love is everything with a young man journey's from the north to south of Chile to fulfill a promise.
Plot: road trip, female director
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
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Camilla (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician, travels with her husband to the beautiful beaches of Georgia where she befriends Camilla, an odd and exotic elderly woman who plays the violin. When the two embark on a journey together, Camilla reclaims a lost ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, couples, self discovery, aging, elderly, road trip, kidnapping, singing, golden years, romance, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, toronto ontario canada, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 33
Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Plot: road trip, female director, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, young couple, unemployment, motorcycle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancer, waitress, dance studio, absent father
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
In Search Of America (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The producers of In Search of America never declared outright that the made-for-TV film was intended as a series pilot, but there sure are plenty of loose plot ends. Carl Betz and Vera Miles play the parents of shaggy-haired college dropout Jeff ...
Plot: pregnant, pregnant woman, bus, road trip, highway travel, pregnancy, on the road, childbirth, pregnant wife, rock concert, hippie, father son relationship ...
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39%
The Terrorist Next Door (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the United States as part of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up ...
Plot: al qaeda, terrorist, u.s. canadian border, border crossing, terrorism, father figure, embarrassment, smuggling, father son relationship, bomb, drinking, counter terrorism ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Greater Yes: The Story of Amy Newhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Newhouse must now fight the biggest battle of her life - cancer. Her open heart to the people of her school now sparks a passionate rally from the community. However, this passion dwindles as her cancer metastasizes. Her cancer seems to ...
Plot: cancer, chemotherapy, volleyball, x ray, roommate, faith, waking up from a coma, cigarette smoking, wig, soccer, rose, teddy bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Yellowknife (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film tells the story of three couples on the road between the Atlantic coast and the Northwest Territories in Canada.
Plot: on the road, murder, tragic event, sexual exploration, escaped mental patient, hitchhiker, prostitution, tragedy, sex, lesbian subtext, pubic hair, body double ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Soliloquy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bus takes-off from urban Manila to the rural southeastern side of the country, carrying a group of mixed passengers from all walks of life, each one has a personal story to tell and they are telling it in their own voice. During the long journey, ...
Plot: superstition, road trip, bus, deaf mute, translator, ex convict, one day, butterfly, journey, knife, gay, pregnancy
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Red Rooster (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Red Rooster is a feature film by Terry Miles.
Plot: darkness, female nudity, infidelity, art, novelist, one night stand, girl stripped down to panties, black panties, weekend
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story about an extraordinary woman, who after a traumatizing rape, refuses to remain a victim. Wendy Crewson stars as Jane Doe (as she must legally be called), a woman who discovers she was the fifth victim of a serial rapist ...
Plot: rape, rape victim, rapist, serial rapist
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Boxing Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A struggling, indebted business man leaves his family immediately after Christmas to pursue a lucrative property deal that could solve all of his problems: buying foreclosed properties from banks at a fraction of their value, refi tting them for a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, moral dilemma, danger, forces of nature, boss and employee, power relations, road trip, survival, chauffeur, patronizing, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Three Madeleines (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three women who share a familial bond but little more come to know each other better in this beautifully-photographed drama. Marie-Madeleine (Sylvie Drapeau) is a photographer in her mid-30s who, for the first time, has come into contact with Mado ...
Plot: grandmother granddaughter relationship, family relations, photographer, mother daughter relationship, adoption, memory, dream, illegitimate daughter, island, convertible, on the road, absent father
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pontiac Moon (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An absent-minded-professor father and his son take off in an old Pontiac to bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. This while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, on the road, family relations, road trip, hopes, obsessive quest, parents and children, couple relations, dealing with death, mentally unstable, coming of age, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: california, idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 409
Weirdos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.
Plot: journey, childhood, runaway, high school teacher, mentally unstable woman, mountie, coming out, beach party, homophobic slur, homosexuality, mental illness, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 546
Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Plot: mother, cancer, terminal cancer, breast cancer, family, death, husband, wife, woman, dying woman, family relations, death of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Calla Lily (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental drama, Melanie, who was drugged and raped in college. Now ten years later, she is in an abusive relationship and has a child. A chance encounter with someone from her past leads her to re-evaluate her past.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: surrealism, hidden identity, flowers, sex scene, puzzle, handheld camera, school, single mother, rape
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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32%
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Johnny Greyeyes (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Johnny GreyEyes is a girl from an injun family. Since her childhood she was abused by her father and one day she killed him. She was arrested and convicted by the court to a long term in local prison. Where she finds the woman, another inmate, who ...
Plot: native american, female nudity, women's prison, robbery, maximum security prison, brother sister relationship, prisoner, lesbianism, mother daughter relationship, prison, lesbian, thirty something ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Sleepwalking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, bleak ...
Plot: uncle niece relationship, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, road trip, foster home, family problems, introspection, family relations, innocence lost, mother daughter relationship, loss of job, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Obselidia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: George, a lonely librarian, believes love is obsolete, until a road trip to Death Valley with a cinema projectionist named Sophie teaches him otherwise.
Style: uplifting, road movie, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, self discovery, human nature, on the road, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, road trip, friendship, desert, camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 40
Kambyo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Great story and a really touching one. It talks about a group of 4 friends going on a road trip, in search for goals and inner-self To "Macky" he's going because he's searching for his long lost best friend from college, whom he ...
Plot: highway, guitar, old love, fellatio, pot smoking, campfire, volkswagen bus, sex, surf, hiv positive, aids, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Fishing Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this moving drama, three young Canadian women embark upon a journey to face and lay to rest their painful pasts. Though Kirsti (Jhene Erwin) is twenty-one and living independently as a college student, she remains haunted by horrible memories of ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, memory, fishing, sexual abuse, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, road trip, revenge, child abuse, family relations, cabin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stress Is Three (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in one-day, three people embark together on a car trip from Madrid to Almeria. Antonio (Cebrián) is a successful industrialist, however he is dismayed that his personal life does not reflect his glittering career. He is insecure about his ...
Plot: whiskey, swimming pool, talking to mirror, road trip, beach, road accident, motorcycle, fire extinguisher, blood stain, jealous husband, car on fire, seaside ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Kodachrome (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, society, rivalry, destiny, parents and children, adventure, friends, obsession, family, hopes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%