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Thumb Tripping (1972)
 5.8
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Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: love, travel, motorcycle, truck, female nudity, hippie, motorcyclist, on the road, journey, truck driver, runaway, mother daughter relationship, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), hitchhiking, husband wife relationship, hitchhiker, weirdo, marriage, urination
Place: california, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Thumb Tripping

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out road movie, realistic, serious and melancholic films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, on the road, husband wife relationship, bare breasts and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Thumb Tripping: Five Easy Pieces (1970), Joy (1983), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), Scarecrow (1973), The Rain People (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, family problems, identity crisis, americana, irresponsible ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 248
Joy (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is the story about Joy who falls in love with an older man (she has been looking for her missing father all her life), and then travels around Paris with him and his other female companion, experiencing a broad range of sexual encounters.
Style: erotic
Plot: love, travel, supermodel, older man younger woman sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), female masturbation, sex, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian sex, orgy, erotica ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, realistic, serious, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, gas station, bet, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, hippie, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., santa fe new mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 17K
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 travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, denver colorado, usa, detroit, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: starting over, pregnancy, on the road, pregnant woman, hitchhiker, housewife, runaway, feminism, crumbling marriage, hopes, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
How Much Further (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands, they decide to hitchhike to Cuenca. Along the way they meet ...
Style: realistic, touching, road movie, captivating, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, hopes, on the road, countryside, hitchhiking, mountain, bus, journalist, strike, student, journey, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 164
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: police officer, passenger, insurance, alimony, infidelity, labor, prostitute, argument, bible, adultery, abuse, hitchhiking ...
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 209
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: long lost daughter, gay, terminal illness, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship, homosexual, letter, destiny, mother daughter relationship, love, husband wife relationship, death ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, sex orgy, counterculture, politics, rebellion, materialism, revolution, love and romance, parents and children, on the road, twentysomething life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts ...
Plot: revenge, murder trial, doll, coal mine, rose, cyanide
Place: appalachia, san francisco, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 124
Pickup on 101 (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An elderly wanderer, a sexy young girl running away from home and a folk singer looking for stardom hitch-hike their way cross-country, trying to get to California.
Style: road movie
Plot: police, motel, train, homeless, hitchhiker, truck, drifter, car accident, friendship, diner, female nudity, driving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Venice Beach (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway tries to survive being homeless at Venice Beach, California.
Plot: runaway, robbery, sex scene, female nudity, beach, train, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), telephone
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
James Joyce's Women (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this tribute to James Joyce, Fionnula Flanagan gives a tour-de-force performance as a half-dozen or so women in Joyce's real and fictional worlds. When she portrays his wife Nora remembering their time together, Flanagan captures the era and ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, husband wife relationship, erotica, female nudity, female masturbation, masturbation, sex, explicit sex, unsimulated sex, book, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 523
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, road movie, cult film
Plot: friends, friendship, psychopath, couples, obsession, love triangle, introspection, sexual relations, on the road, love and romance, mentally unstable, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 5K
The Trip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, midlife crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, psychedelia, guru, panic, divorce, hippie ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 5K
Jolene (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling to experience life.
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: orphan, older woman younger woman relationship, older man younger woman romance, infidelity, teenage life, youth, on the road, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, las vegas, oklahoma, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 293
Night Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Californian housewife is terrified of having sex because of a past assault. When this phobia threatens to destroy her marriage, she takes refuge in a series of erotic fantasies about a masked man. But is it really all just a fantasy?
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, broken mirror, husband wife relationship, flashback, female nudity, sex, attempted rape, marital problem, rape victim, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
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Nomadland (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the American West after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
Style: road movie, sincere, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: nomad, motor home, homelessness, traveler, unemployment, van, female protagonist, crocodile, travel, loneliness, loss of job, on the road ...
Time: year 2011
Place: nevada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Invisible Circus (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning that her sister, Faith (Cameron Diaz), has committed suicide in Portugal, Phoebe (Jordana Brewster), an 18-year-old hippie, decides to uproot from her San Francisco home to travel to Europe. Phoebe hopes to discover and experience the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: suicide, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, on the road, human nature, haunted by the past, youth, terrorism, sister ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
We the Animals (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own.
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, touching
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, theft, teenage boy, child protagonist, boy, fired from the job, marriage, birthday, lgbt child ...
Place: new york state, spain, brooklyn new york city, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 184
Mi Socio (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of an improbable friendship and a social comment on life in Bolivia in the eighties.
Style: road movie
Plot: truck, native american, travel, friendship, death of child, indians, man boy relationship
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 906
Vibrator (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rei is a freelance writer embattled by personal demons. We first meet her in a convenience store where she is buying too much alcohol and not enough food. At the magazine rack she pauses to contemplate the happiness of the glamour girls on the ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, road movie, contemplative ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, self discovery, destiny, friendship, alcohol abuse, misfit, curses spells and rituals, self doubt, loneliness, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 501
Zurich (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zurich is a musical roadmovie about Nina, who discovers after the death of her great love, truckdriver Boris, he led a double life. Struggling with her feelings she comes to an almost unforgivable deed, and flees. She submerges into the truckers ...
Style: road movie
Plot: truck driver, tattoo, grief, on the road, double life, nude swimming, shock, female nudity, death, female protagonist, cheetah, mourning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
 4K
My Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, murder, coming of age, wedding, death of wife, marriage, family, rebelliousness, pregnancy, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 1920s, 50s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, self discovery, friendship, desert, love, highway, road trip, salesman, deaf man, performer's life, youth, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, las vegas, tucson arizona, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 91
Angel Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis (Sam Bottoms) is a handsome, successful and well-liked civic leader who lives in his hometown with his lovely wife (Lisa Eichhorn) and their new baby. When Enrique Vasquez (Marco Rodriguez) and his striking teen daughter Angela (Yeniffer ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock and roll, high school reunion, baby, marriage, chase, dog, friendship, party, love, friend ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 956
Pick-up (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy hippie dude Chuck in his nifty mobile bus home. The trio get lost in the Florida Everglades following a fierce rain storm and embark on a ...
Style: scary, surreal, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, motor home, hippie, marijuana, murder, road trip, hitchhiking, swamp, programmer, psychopath, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kamikaze Hearts (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alternately distressing, instructive, contestable, and fascinating, Juliet Bashore's 1986 documentary about a lesbian couple working in the porn industry—a cynical older woman (Sharon “Mitch” Mitchell), who is a seasoned porn star, and ...
Plot: drug addiction, adult filmmaking, porn industry, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), backstage, lesbian, drug addict, porn star, argument, heroin, lesbian relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, oral sex, marriage, father son relationship, love, female nudity, bible, lesbianism, sex, gay bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chinese Chocolate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Searching for love abroad, two very different Chinese women, a dancer and a doctor, follow their dreams and journey west to Canada. They quickly learn that the paths of heart are rocky as the men in their lives reveal dark, unsettling secrets which ...
Plot: foreigner, gay, moral dilemma, sex, lesbian sex, female nudity, lesbian, chinese, lesbianism, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%