Movies like Deadhead Miles

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Deadhead Miles (1972)
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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 new cryptic, overcoated hitchhiker buddy.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, surreal, semi serious
Plot: on the road, taxi, truck driver, friends, partners, chase, car chase, chases and races, black market, buddies, murderous pair, workplace situations, satire, dog, journey, ghost, police, friendship, highway, hitchhiker, passenger, bar, cigarette smoking, driving, weirdo ...
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about friends, buddies, disorder, partners, friendship, on the road and misfit mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Deadhead Miles: Southbound Heist (2011), Kicking the Dog (2009), The Gumball Rally (1976), Odd Jobs (1986), Zero to Sixty (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, slacker, road trip, magazine, garage, convention, bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, friends, nightlife, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, misfit, partners, adventurer, contests and competitions, race against time, fish out of water, chaos and mayhem, friends, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa
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Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: partners, gangsters, contests and competitions, cons and scams, college life, friendship, workplace situations, siblings relations, college, school, workplace, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, chase, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
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American Beer (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four young Canadian men are out on a road trip when their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. They each go their own way in search of a needed alternator, but along the way, each one experiences an unexpectedly memorable adventure...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bar, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, farce, disorder, friends, obsessive quest, misfit partners, heist, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: california, canada
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Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, friendship, on the road, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, farce, disorder, road trip, drug abuse, screwball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, misfit, partners, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, unemployment, partners, friends, buddies, desire for fame, obsessive quest, society, profanity, experimenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dark Backward (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm out of his back, the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, bad taste humour
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Time: 90s
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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, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, best friends, buddies, cause and meaning, reunion, family relations, romance, painter, getting home, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
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Pink Angels (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six rough and tumble motor cyclists meet at the side of an empty highway to plan their adventurous excursion cycling to Los Angeles. The burly bunch are Michael (John Alderman), David (Tom Basham), Henry (Bob Bihiller), Arnold (Bruce Kimbal), Eddie ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Catechism Cataclysm (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Father William Smoortser drops his bible into a toilet at a rest stop just before embarking on a day-long canoe trip, breaking loose all glorious hell.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: clergy, self discovery, on the road, society, escapades, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, friendship, religion, priest, profanity ...
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, offbeat, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
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Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
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38%
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Country: Belgium
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Style: non-linear, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Country: USA
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33%
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RPM (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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32%
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Stella Street (2004)
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Country: UK, USA
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