Movies like Cab to Canada

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Cab to Canada (1998)
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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: road trip, on the road, friendship, male female relationship, single mother, taxi, taxi driver, boy, old age, old woman, father figure, cross country
Place: vancouver, pasadena california, vancouver british columbia canada

Most similar movies to Cab to Canada

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out road movie, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about friendship, on the road, friends, road trip, hopes, runaway and family relations mostly in Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Cab to Canada: The Gin Game (2003), The Doo Dah Man (2015), The Space Between (2010), Rabat (2011), When Andrew Came Home (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 158
The Gin Game (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This powerfully bittersweet comedy follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia (Mary Tyler Moore) and Weller (Dick Van Dyke) during a series of gin games in which their ailments, misfortunes and losses are exposed in ...
Plot: retirement home, genie, friendship, card playing, deception, male female relationship, estranged family member, filmed play, sad ending, divorced divorcee, anger, money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Doo Dah Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in 1980, The Doo Dah Man tells the story of JAKE, a 20 year old college student living in New Jersey who, after fighting with his absentee father, decides to run away from his life and hitch hike across the country. Along the way he is picked up ...
Style: road movie, touching, exciting, rough, captivating
Plot: intergenerational friendship, friendship, teenage boy, on the road, unlikely friendships, young man, photographer, scam, father son relationship, father figure, father son conflict, teenage protagonist ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Space Between (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, youth, stewardess, terrorism, cross country, father son relationship, boy, hopes, danger, friends, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 2K
Rabat (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three friends drive from Holland to Morocco to deliver a taxi to a family friend, but the trip turns out more complicated than expected.
Style: road movie, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, taxi, friends, love and romance, introspection, best friends, fall in love, on the road, taxi driver, meaningful kiss, off the road, gay friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, morocco, netherlands, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, kids in trouble, reunion, danger, confined, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, captivity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Drowning on Dry Land (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A taxi driver (Naveen Andrews) picks up a fare (Barbara Hershey) in Manhattan. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drive across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into ...
Style: psychological, touching, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, taxi, airport, on the road, interracial relations, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, taxi driver, motel, adultery, sex outside ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 15K
Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: road movie, sincere, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, bar fight, hitchhiker, train ride, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, california, detroit, denver colorado, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A driver and a mechanic travel around the United States hopping from drag strip to drag strip in a 1955 Chevy Bel-Air coupe. They race for money, betting with their competitors. The pair gain a young and talkative female stowaway. Along the way they ...
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, bet, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, hippie, gas station, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., santa fe new mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 275
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, touching ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, romance, human nature, on the road, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, road trip, friendship, camera, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, custody, adoption, on the road, reunion, introspection, redemption, hopes, petty criminal, road trip, foster home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 931
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, sincere, touching, light ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, couples, aging, elderly, self discovery, road trip, kidnapping, singing, buddies, cons and scams, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, toronto ontario canada, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 424
Best Friends (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young couples taste the "free and easy" life on a cross country motor-home tour until love backfires and tragedy follows.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, road movie, cult film
Plot: friends, friendship, love and romance, best friends, mentally unstable, love triangle, introspection, on the road, obsession, sexual relations, couples, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: danger, christmas, workplace situations, race against time, life is a bitch, heroes, escapades, adventure, labor union, catastrophe, chases and races, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Journey of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Janice is the subject of the town gossips for four reasons: she wears too much lipstick, her hair is too big, she is a single-mother and her two children are strange. Ray (6) is a hellraiser and Tony (9) is autistic. One day, however, Tony sits down ...
Plot: briefs, boy, blindness, talent, piano, undressing, autism, male female relationship, city, underwear, brother brother relationship, asperger's syndrome
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 6K
Goodbye Solo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man planning to commit suicide hires a taxi driver to take him to his jumping-off point.
Style: uplifting, touching, thought provoking, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: taxi driver, friendship, immigrants, suicidal, elderly, society, regret, loneliness, taxi, interracial relations, mentor, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 49
Gilded Youth (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of two girls from a French suburb and their road trip adventures along the way.
Style: road movie
Plot: travel, countryside, friendship, parisian suburb, virginity, vacation, friend, teenage girl, virgin, male female relationship
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 48
Now (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mysterious accident has separated Jaap from his beloved Rose, but they continue to talk to each other in their minds and dreams. As Jaap struggles to come to terms with what happened, his best friend JP suggests they travel to France to visit Rose ...
Style: road movie
Plot: friendship, loneliness, loss, friend, love, coma, russian, accident, gay interest
Place: belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 73
Si-o-se Pol (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Released from prison and terminally ill, Parvis Karimpour is determined to be reunited with his daughter, Nasrin, who fled Iran for Europe many years before. Crossing the Mediterranean only to be unceremoniously dumped on the Spanish coast, ...
Style: road movie
Plot: refugee, isolation, migration, migrant, immigration, friendship
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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River of Grass (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, crimes, love and romance, chases and races, partners, crime, couples, friends, on the road, heist, lovers on the run, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 6K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, hopes, partners, buddies, self discovery, couple relations, human nature, liberal, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, england, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 164
Mi Socio (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Story: The story of an improbable friendship and a social comment on life in Bolivia in the eighties.
Style: road movie
Plot: native american, truck, travel, friendship, death of child, indians, man boy relationship
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Driving with My Wife's Lover (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After realizing that his wife has been cheating on him, mild-mannered stamp maker Tae-han leaves his small seaside town of Naksan determined to track down his wife's lover, a taxicab driver from Seoul named Joong-sik. During one of the most ...
Style: road movie
Plot: skinny dipping, summer, sex, jealousy, drink, male nudity, female nudity, affair, taxi driver, taxi, driving, husband wife relationship
Place: seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Somewhere in Tonga (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: There is nothing that keeps passionate social worker Wolski in Germany. On an uninhabited island in the Kingdom of Tonga he wants to give criminal teenagers a second chance. His first candidate is Marcel, 16, and no stranger to drugs, violence and ...
Plot: dinner, boy, beach, gift, trial, vandalism, party, fire, teenager, nosebleed, chores, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Rain People (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A housewife who feels trapped leaves home and takes up with a hitchhiker.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, starting over, on the road, pregnant woman, housewife, runaway, hitchhiker, feminism, society, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 680
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: offbeat, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, on the road, family relations, road trip, parents and children, death in the family, human spirit, family life, couple relations, americana, cross country, family problems ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: california, idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 133
Road Movie (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gil and Hank are two independent truckers who run into problems when they are forced to pay off traffic managers to get loads. They also have to pay off highway cops when their rigs are overweight and bank loans but consider themselves lucky just to ...
Style: road movie
Plot: loneliness, on the road, photograph, police, truck accident, mining, prostitute, crying, insurance, truck, car accident, stabbing ...
Place: chicago illinois, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 467K
Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: sincere, uplifting, road movie, touching, captivating ...
Plot: autism, road trip, redemption, mentally challenged, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, greed, unlikely friendships, yuppie, runaway, self discovery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, texas, missouri, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ...
Plot: on the road, road trip, cancer, retirement, chapel, vintage car, record player, dancing, attorney, ashes, garden, swimming pool ...
Time: 2010s
Place: toronto ontario canada, vancouver, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 848
A Trip (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three friends embark on a road trip like in high school, but things have changed - Gregor is going to war mission, Ziva is going to study abroad, while Andrej is still the same. There are secrets left unsaid. Can their friendship survive?
Style: emotional, realistic, road movie, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, on the road, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, journey, gay, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 177
True Friends (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, The Bronx, 1980. Two Italian boys Joey Esposito and Louie Mazerino jump to the defence of a smaller Puerto Rican boy, J.J. Lopez, when J.J. is threatened by six schoolyard bullies. The three boys soon become best friends, and they always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, ambition, best friends, buddies, unfulfillment, coming of age, going straight, gangsters, drug dealing, urban ghetto, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%