Movies like Suicide Bus

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Suicide Bus (1998)
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Suicide Bus (1998)
Original name: 生きない
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young girl named Mitsuki receives a ticket for a bus tour from her uncle. The tour appears to be normal (expect that everyone appears to be quite sombre), but Mitsuki learns its true purpose: the other passengers and the tour manager have a suicide pact to send the bus over a cliff so their families can collect the insurance money.
Plot: mass suicide, bus, depression, suicide, debt, safari, road trip, seaside, farce, bus driver, hit and run, bus trip, ventriloquism, sightseeing, tour bus, suicide pact
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Suicide Bus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about bus, road trip, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, friendship, family relations and travel mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Suicide Bus: Bustin' Loose (1981), Tokyo Taxi (2009), Eureka (2000), The Graceful Brute (1962), Night Bus (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, twists and turns, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bus, teacher, school, gangsters, friendship, road trip, orphan, lone hero, brutality, fantasy world, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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95%
 5.3
 24
Tokyo Taxi (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ryo (Yamada Masasi), the lead singer of an amateur rock band at night, owns a Ramen noodle shop. He cannot fly on airplanes because he has a fear of them. Ironically, he finds himself attracted to a stewardess who comes to eat very often at his ...
Plot: taxi, road trip, singer, korean, stewardess, communication, musician, love, english
Place: japan, korea
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83%
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Eureka (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 217 min.
Story: In Kyushu, southwest Japan, one hot summer morning, a municipal bus is hijacked. In the carnage only three people survive: the driver, a school girl, and her older brother.
Style: bleak, psychological, enigmatic, lyrical, sincere ...
Plot: road trip, bus driver, haunted by the past, survival, family relations, orphan, starting over, brother sister relationship, redemption, hijacking, bus, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Graceful Brute (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A son hoards money stolen from the talent agency employing him, but his efforts are in vain when the money goes missing under odd circumstances.
Plot: casino, scheming, con woman, kept woman, con men, con artists, writers, family relations, immorality, taxes, corruption, hiding ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Night Bus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The passengers on the Night Bus have many different stories -- some are lovers, some have dark secrets, some are looking for a fight, others are just trying to get through the night.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: bus, travel, social differences, on the road, society, human nature, working class, night, double decker bus, public transport, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Charming Mass Suicide (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two men, who both have tried to commit a suicide, decide to found a "Let's do it together"-suicide association to help the self-destructive people to succeed in their goal. Soon they have a bus load of candidates and together they ...
Plot: mass suicide, road trip, burial, skinhead, corpse, cemetery, unemployed, female nudity, skinny dipping, bus driver, nudity (full frontal - brief), terminal illness ...
Place: norway, france, switzerland, spain, finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Crazy Family (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts cracking up: Son Masaki is ...
Style: manga, allegory, surprise ending, weird
Plot: sexploitation, satire, poison, pyramid, family home, striptease, suicide, family problems, dysfunctional family, paranoia, self mutilation, dog ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Petal Dance (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, who have their own different sorrows, embark on a road trip. They look back at their past and restart their lives... Jinko (Aoi Miyazaki) and Motoko (Sakura Ando) have been friends since their university days. One day, they hear a rumor ...
Style: uplifting, romantic
Plot: japanese girl, japanese woman, siblings, road trip, female friendship, asian, woman driver, asian girl, best friend, east asian girl, driver, car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story starts with Kinya, who has recently upgraded his car. He’s a young adult and he’s single so naturally he uses his ride to ahem, look for companions. He offers a ride to a shy girl by the name of Akemi and she reluctantly accepts. From ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, fall in love, breakup, diarrhea, ex convict, roadblock, miscarriage, nightmare, young love, woman driver, homecoming, divorce ...
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Kikujiro (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: road movie, uplifting, surreal, touching, stylized ...
Plot: on the road, boy, pervert, violence, friendship, summer, road trip, child, bittersweet, youth, yakuza, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Party's Just Beginning (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a bleak Inverness midwinter, Luisaidh is careering off the rails after the suicide of her best friend. She medicates her misery with joyless sex, chips and a belief in the power of positive drinking. Surrounded by bittersweet memories, she ...
Style: melancholic, humorous, psychological, captivating, rough
Plot: casual sex, suicide, depression, best friend, death of friend, self loathing, family relations, friendship, society, couples, coming of age, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
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Kakekomi (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Kakekomi tells the stories of Edo women in the 1800s that escape abusive husbands and lovers by taking refuge in Tokeiji, a monastery in Kamakura.
Plot: sauna, infidelity, divorce, male nudity, samurai, hotel, monastery
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Haruko Azumi Is Missing (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haruko Azumi is a 28-years-old woman. She is a single and works at an office. One day, she suddenly disappears on a typical street with retail stores lined up. After her disappearance, her missing person poster is spread across the city.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: missing child, schoolgirl, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, cat, missing girl, short skirt, mini skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beautiful Mystery (1983)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shinohara, a young bodybuilder, joins a para-military sect in northern Japan. His instructor, Takizawa, takes a liking to the new recruit. After an early “special” training session the two develop a lasting and loving relationship. ...
Plot: gay, lgbtq, nationalism, gay interest, gay asian, military training, rape, military, soldier, love, hara kiri, sex ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Last Pig (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plum out of luck, Swabian farmer Huber’s farm goes under. Then his girlfriend Birgit takes over her father’s newly-acquired firm – in former East Germany. That's reason enough for Huber to bail on his debts and head out on a road trip ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, farmer, pig, debt, man in underwear, nude dance, naked in public, love, bankruptcy, meteorite, social satire, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, cerebral, sad, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: road trip, home schooling, funeral, capitalism, survivalist, loss of wife, teenage girl, suicide, precocious child, large family, suicide of mother, family relations ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bunny Drop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Daikichi learns that his recently deceased grandfather has an illegitimate daughter with an unknown mother. The girl's name is Rin and she is just 6 years old. Everybody in Daikichi's family looks at the girl as an embarrassment and wants ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, light, humorous, captivating
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sanctuary (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Larry and Sophie are in love. They bribe Tom to book them into a hotel for an afternoon's tryst and look forward to getting to know each other, like countless couples before them. But Larry and Sophie aren't any couple; they both have ...
Plot: hotel, bus, disability, cinema, farce, condom, bar
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn't an accomplished swordsman however, and he prefers sharing the life of the residents, teaching the kids how to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, humorous
Plot: samurai, revenge, rivalry, introspection, moral dilemma, heroes, dark humor, village, dealing with death, medieval, martial arts, feudal japan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 2K
Rent-a-Cat (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A single woman runs a rent-a-cat service to provide companions for lonely people.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sincere, light, touching ...
Plot: pets, cat, introspection, single woman, animals, haunted by the past, hopes, summer, satire, dream, japanese woman, small business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hot Springs Kiss Geisha (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Onsen suppon geisha was part of a Hot Springs series, with Sugimoto having debuted in the first installment in 1971. In this one, she’s so good at using that super strong vagina of hers that she can fuck guys to death. In the end, she’s pitted ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: geisha, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, memories, getting home, advertising, old love, fall in love, money, doctor, marriage proposal, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
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R100 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ruthless dominatrixes pursue a mild-mannered salesman who wants to get out of his unbreakable contract with a secret bondage club.
Style: surreal, mind bending, sexy, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: dominatrix, bdsm, nothing goes right, disorder, life turned upside down, sexual content, deadend life, satire, sexy woman, femdom, sex, fetish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Static (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernie Blick has just lost his job at a crucifix factory. Luckily, for Ernie, this allows him more time to devote to his invention. Yes, Ernie is an inventor -- and he's come up with something big. So big, in fact, Ernie's convinced it will ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, psychedelic, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, spirituality, bus, small town, miraculous event, small town life, obsession, human spirit, self discovery, factory, hopes, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Bus Came… (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five episodes connects on a magic bus in the center of Budapest.
Plot: bus, love, bus driver, accident, city, travel, mountaineer, night, sadness, passenger, bespectacled male, red shoes ...
Place: budapest, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 677
Hush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Naoya and Katsuhiro are boyfriends, new in their relationship. Things are uneven at first - Naoya is open and free while Katsuhiro is cautious and closeted - but nothing compares to the chaos that arrives when Asako, a troubled woman with a history ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: coming out, lifestyle, love and romance, family life, family relations, couples, baby, pregnancy, gay, gay parent, gay relationship, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 106
Saudade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A film that explores the true meaning of a word by medical professionals, feelings of real people and the images that represent the word to the filmmaker. The viewer will get into a journey through true stories and feelings, chasing the true meaning ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, misfit, social misfits, cause and meaning, friendship, rap, hip hop culture, japanese culture, humour, musician's life, pop culture, friends ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cracked Eggs and Noodles (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An advocate of sex, but not of marriage, bachelor Daegyu (played by singer-turned-actor Im Changjeon), 26, produces bootleg music albums for a living. One day, he comes across a plucky, nine-year-old boy named Jeon Ingwon (played by Lee Inseong) who ...
Plot: runaway child, road trip, cooking, parent child relationship, father son relationship, noodles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 81
The Voyeur (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forty-year-old Sandro (Marcello Mastroianni) is married to Claude (Virna Lisi). Sandro has one strange obsession: he is a self confessed voyeur. He films his wife in all walks of life on his wobbly hand held camcorder. But everything changes when ...
Plot: cuckold, suicide, sex tape, rape turns to consensual sex, older woman younger man sex, auction
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 2K
Hula Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young women in a small Japanese town look to revive their home's declining fortunes by building a Hawaiian village tourist attraction.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hopes, dancing, starting over, small town, social relations, society, small town life, working class, rise to the top, tourist attraction, bankruptcy, mining town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Three Businessmen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the ...
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic, odd ...
Plot: gambling, restaurant, religion, philosophy, satire, nothing goes right, lifestyle, love and romance, misfit, desert, hotel, bus ...
Place: england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%