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Theo Against the Rest of the World (1980)
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Theo Against the Rest of the World (1980)
Original name: Theo gegen den Rest der Welt
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Theo is having some bad luck. His barely paid-for truck has been stolen, and credit collectors are after him. The chase leads him across Europe.
Style: road movie
Plot: truck, road trip, truck driver, robbery, prosecution, love, on the road, female nudity, male female relationship, pursuit, nightclub, medical student, flirting, brawl, social differences, car accident, border crossing, loan shark, car driving, buddy, trio, finger cut off, car breakdown, vehicle, duo ...
Place: italy, france, turkey, switzerland

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Most similar movies to Theo Against the Rest of the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and road movie films with plots about love, love and romance, romance, male female relationship, robbery, on the road and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Theo Against the Rest of the World: Didi auf vollen Touren (1986), Go Trabi Go (1991), The Snowman (1985), Train Birds (1998), Something Wild (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Didi auf vollen Touren (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: road movie
Plot: truck, cover up, truck driver, toxic waste, german abroad, explosion, poison, boss, urination, fire, minister, barrel ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
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Go Trabi Go (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car, an old Trabant. They simply want to visit Italy. But there are some incidents during their journey. (IMDb)
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, car, driving, nudist, truck driver, slap, woman, money, convertible, mercedes benz, mother daughter relationship, junkyard ...
Place: rome italy, bavaria, naples italy, italy, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 128
The Snowman (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A crime comdey directed by Peter F. Bringmann.
Plot: manhunt, escape, train, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, drugs
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 1K
Train Birds (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: Germany, Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hannes is a beer-truck driver in Dortmund. His biggest dream is to win the first prize at the International Time-Table Contest in Inari (Finland). When his new boss cancels his extra holidays to go there, Hans goes mad... On his journey to Finland ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dark humor
Plot: police investigation, chase, truck driver, train, social relations, love and romance, law enforcement, on the run, misfit, romance, false accusation, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.9
 16K
Something Wild (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: chase, road trip, opposites attract, haunted by the past, on the road, reunion, lovers on the run, violence, police, psychopath, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 5K
303 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On the way from Berlin to Portugal in her rusty '303' camper van, young biology student Jule picks up hitchhiker Jan. While having intense conversations about everything and the world, they try not to fall in love.
Style: road movie, light, sincere, melancholic, exciting
Plot: trip, conversation, road trip, love, travel, highway travel, friendship, student, love and romance, hitchhiker, storytelling, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Going the Distance (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick (Jacot), whose life seemed to be going perfectly, realizes he may lose his girlfriend to a famous music producer (Priestley). He sets out on a roadtrip from the west coast to go to the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, along with two buddies ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, youth, best friends, buddies, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, flirting, cross country, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, montreal, toronto ontario canada, vancouver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 159
Frameup (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ricky, a dim-witted ex-con, meets Beth, a dim-witted waitress, in an Idaho diner. They take off in his car to Washington and begin an affair. Beth, a lonely romance-novel addict, is hopelessly enamored; Ricky is just in it for the (constant) sex. ...
Style: road movie
Plot: robbery, waitress, ex convict, male nudity, female nudity, erection
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Truck Rascals (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The first of many movies featuring the lighthearted adventures of two truck drivers. Momojiro and his best friend Kinzo take to the road on their cargo trucks impressing each other with their skills in driving fast and evading the police while ...
Plot: truck driver, unrequited love, convoy, child abandonment, abandoned by father, truck, car accident, truck stop, car, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 657
Arlette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An actor owes big bucks to the Vegas mob. He's all set to pay them off; he's conned a rich widow into marrying him. But the mobsters blow his cover because they need him for a different scam. The lost heiress to a Vegas casino fortune has ...
Style: humorous, romantic, captivating, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: inheritance, cons and scams, couple relations, fall in love, romance, seduction, waitress, gambling, theme park, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, las vegas, europe, usa, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 573
Honest (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong female presence, criminal heroes, dishonesty, profanity, gender, drugs/alcohol, physical appearance, graphic violence, three sisters, stolen goods, robbery, female thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, east end london, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 229
Lunch Wagon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three women start a lunch wagon business but run into stiff resistance from a competitor.
Style: sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: sabotage, jewel thief, parody, summer vacation, hot dog, fired from the job, mouth organ, two on a motorcycle, taking a shower, garbage dump, garbage truck, lying on bed ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 47K
Tammy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, escapades, road trip, nothing goes right, unemployment, grandmother granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, alcoholic, adventure, mentor, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the road, journey, nothing goes right, road trip, adolescence, smuggling, dishonesty, drug dealing, disorder, pretense, neighbor, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 198
Hello, Fools! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two people meet one another in a multi-million city...
Plot: ex wife, past life, statue, rooftop, falling, granddaughter, blindness, treasure, wheelchair, doctor, bracelet, love ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love, Surreal and Odd (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 95 min.
Story: If four couples meet at the same party, and a honey-sweet relationship begins between them, a surreal love out of nowhere... If every phase of the relationship is a situation comedy, where the sides get along well for a moment, only to quarrel the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: love triangle, male female relationship, family relations, friendship, marriage, love and romance, romance, fall in love, female nudity, married, conversation, dinner ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 265
Muggers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, absurd, realistic
Plot: medical student, unlikely criminals, gambling, doctors and patients, black market, organ donation, poverty, nurse, doctor, deadly, crime, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 313
XXL (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alain Berrebi directs with his sister Lorène, a company of ready-to-wear in the Path. Their business is booming to the point to consider acquiring a nearby shop. Fortunately, it belongs to David Stern, the father of his fiancée Arlette.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, impossible love, on the road, couples, unfulfillment, immigrants, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 699
Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, romance, crimes, escapades, on the run, dishonesty, cons and scams, on the road, chases and races, neo noir, chase, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, art collector, insurance, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, humorous
Plot: life, travel, love, on the road, wine, husband wife relationship, film producer, food, husband, restaurant, fall in love, romance ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 228
Smugglarkungen (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's the early 20s, just after World War I. In Sweden, restrictions on alcohol are harder than most people like and so, smuggling is abundant. In this particular little town, smuggling is ruled by one man, who is the king of smugglers. The ...
Plot: singing, song, smuggling, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, henchman, bootlegging, smuggler, singer, banker, customs officer, femme fatale ...
Time: 1920s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 1K
Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, wild
Plot: hostage, chase, on the road, bank, journalism, confined, investigation, crimes, hostages, chases and races, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Serious Moonlight (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A high-powered attorney duct tapes her adulterous husband to the toilet ... right before their home is invaded by burglars.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: marriage, love triangle, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, woman, hostage, mistress, duct tape, unfaithful husband, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 742
French Film (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jed prepares to interview French cineaste and self-appointed expert on the nature of love - Thierry Grimandi. The worldly and somewhat jaded Jed is dead-set on dismissing the auteur's musings as pompous and, well French, until his own ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, clever
Plot: social differences, best friends, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, romance, couple relations, battle of the sexes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, crime, partners, couple relations, couples, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, con men, friendship, love triangle, chase, thief, wedding, money, wealth, liar, business, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Thunder and Lightning (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man who hauls liquor for moonshiners comes up against a competing gang of moonshiners who intend to get rid of him and take over his operation.
Style: cult film
Plot: moonshine, bootlegging, fistfight, martial artist, sabotage, hitman, car bomb, pump action shotgun, convertible, golf, racial slur, martial arts ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
That Sounds Good (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Thailand
Story: That Sounds Good is a romantic comedy that takes you on a journey with two girls, one guy, and their complicated love triangle through the magnificent landscapes of three countries: Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. When Soontri and Ter, two clumsy girls- ...
Plot: deaf, road trip, love
Place: thailand, vietnam, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dolly and Her Lover (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Räpsy is a loser who tries to take advantage other losers.
Plot: mental instability, smuggler, bus, alcoholic, raid, bible, religious icon, snitch, police, friend, ex convict, alcohol abuse ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%