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: bus, mass suicide, road trip, depression, suicide, debt, farce, safari, sightseeing, bus driver, tour bus, hit and run, suicide pact, seaside, bus trip, ventriloquism
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, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about road trip, bus, suicide, family relations, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Suicide Bus: Bustin' Loose (1981), Tokyo Taxi (2009), Eureka (2000), The Graceful Brute (1962), The Crazy Family (1984). 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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bus, friendship, teacher, school, on the road, fish out of water, cons and scams, starting over, youth, mentally unstable, misfit, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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95%
 5.3
 21
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: road trip, taxi, singer, english, korean, stewardess, love, musician, communication
Place: korea, japan
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84%
 7.8
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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: psychological, bleak, sincere, enigmatic, lyrical ...
Plot: hijacking, bus, road trip, bus driver, survival, haunted by the past, family relations, starting over, suspect, orphan, murder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: comedy of manners, hotel, suicide, money, irony, father daughter relationship, eavesdropping, rain, father son relationship, corruption, hiding, taxes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: surprise ending, allegory
Plot: family problems, paranoia, improvised weapon, demolition, dysfunctional family, satire, family relations, suburbs, self mutilation, suicide, manga, new house ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
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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 ...
Plot: road trip, female friendship, beach, scarf, hospital, best friends, japanese woman, passenger, driver, asian girl, east asian girl, woman driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bus, travel, on the road, social differences, working class, human nature, society, public transport, double decker bus, urban, night
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 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, homecoming, falling in love, ex convict, flashback, roadblock, kiss, divorce, diarrhea, woman driver, young love, handkerchief ...
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, restaurant, domestic violence, bus, cancer, dance hall, male female relationship, midsummer, alcohol abuse, suicidal thoughts, lapland ...
Place: finland, swiss alps, helsinki finland, switzerland, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: psychological, humorous, melancholic, captivating, rough
Plot: casual sex, suicide, depression, best friend, drinking alcohol, drinking, death of friend, self loathing, family relations, friendship, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: bus, world war two, gypsy, on the road, anti war, wartime life, hapless, passenger, newlyweds, heroes, war, clergy ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
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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: pig, farmer, road trip, debt, motorcycle riding, nudity (full frontal - brief), taking off underwear, dance scene, farm, man in underwear, male nudity, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, touching, emotional, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, home schooling, family drama, road trip, survivalist, large family, motor home, socialism, family relations, precocious child, wilderness, parenthood ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: surreal, stylized, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, thief, running, innocence, on the road, summer, travel, bittersweet, road trip, irresponsible, disorder, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 1K
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, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: family, adoption, parents and children, uncle niece relationship, orphan, little girl, everyday life, couples, single father, friendship, young man, death of grandfather ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: disability, hotel, bus, bar, cinema, farce, condom
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, vagina, loss, turtle, debt, popularity, doctor, female nudity, advertisement, loss of father, falling in love, part time job ...
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40%
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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: offbeat, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: bus, small town, religions or cults, disorder, golden years, misfit, clergy, hopes, miraculous event, small town life, obsession, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.8
 643
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: psychological, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, family life, pregnancy, baby, gay parent, gay relationship, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 95
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, light, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, misfit, social misfits, cause and meaning, friendship, stabbing, rap, bar, hip hop culture, pop culture, japanese culture, friends ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: samurai, revenge, introspection, moral dilemma, heroes, rivalry, dealing with death, dark humor, village, martial arts, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: missing child, schoolgirl, cat, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, missing girl, girl wearing a miniskirt, mini skirt, short skirt
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: restaurant, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right, lifestyle, bus, desert, urban, city life, fish out of water, hotel, taxi ...
Place: england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 52
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, auction, cuckolded husband, sex tape, older woman younger man sex, rape turns to consensual sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: vampirism, divorce, village, communism, suicide attempt, socialist, vampire, hanging, socialism, farce, robbery, village idiot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: noodles, road trip, cooking, runaway child, parent child relationship, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 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, touching, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: pets, cat, introspection, single woman, satire, dream, hopes, haunted by the past, singleness, life turned upside down, disorder, japanese woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Family Game (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A sendup of the stereo-typical Japanese family: dad is a salaryman jerk, unable to relate to anyone; mom is a hopeless housewife; the older son is a moderate academic success; but the younger son is a rebellious goof-off for whom a tutor must be ...
Style: witty, clever, sentimental, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, military life, school, college, lifestyle, youth, society, dedicated educator, satire, bittersweet, power relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Faroe Islands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recalling the works of Jim Jarmusch and Wim Wenders, this Danish road movie concerns a pair of women, Rannva and Barba, who return after a seven-year absence to their native Faroes Islands, a self-governing province of Denmark near Iceland. Dressed ...
Plot: road trip, female director, airplane, hospital, father daughter relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, polaroid, mother daughter relationship, secret, estranged daughter, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Scabbard Samurai (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Nomi Kanjuro (Takaaki Nomi) is a master less samurai on the run after throwing away his sword for good. He has with him his headstrong 9-year-old daughter Tae (Sea Kumada). A bounty is soon placed on Nomi Kanjuro and 3 assassins go after the score. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, captivity, obsessive quest, heroes, goofy hero, escapades, hopes, one last chance, youth, confined, parents and children, human spirit ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%