Movies like Joyride to Nowhere

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Joyride to Nowhere (1977)
 4.1
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Joyride to Nowhere (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage friends Cindy and Leah have decided to leave their abusive homelives behind, stealing Cindy's father's car and setting out on the road to freedom. On the way, they meet up with a sleazy guy named Tank who invites them up to his place. As Tank showers, the two girls decide to take off, stealing Tank's wallet and his car. His car, however, happens to contain $2 million from a bank job he just pulled off, and Tank is now rather intent on tracking the pair down and reclaiming what's his.
Plot: money, car, on the road, friendship, crash, restaurant, robbery, high school student, night, car chase, motel, car accident, driving, small town, escapades, bald man, stolen car, boredom, escape, cadillac, hot rod, telephone call, cigar smoking, budweiser, brushing teeth ...

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Most similar movies to Joyride to Nowhere

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about car chase, chase, car, police, gun, car accident and money mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Joyride to Nowhere: Stingray (1978), The Big Sweat (1991), Polk County Pot Plane (1977), The Last Run (1971), Hi-Riders (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 193
Stingray (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lonigan and his partner Tony, two drug dealers, shoot two cops who attempt to set them up, and run away with a million bucks and the drugs, which they stash in a red Corvette Stingray in a used car lot. When they attempt to recover their stash with ...
Plot: nun, speed, gun, money, illegal drugs, sports car, car chase, cigar smoking, corvette, car, beer, heroin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Big Sweat (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con, just released from jail, returns home only to become immediately embroiled in a robbery. A tenacious FBI agent hounds him every step of the way.
Plot: thief, car chase, fbi, robbery, car, gangsters, chase, police, ex convict, pursuit, fbi agent, bank robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Polk County Pot Plane (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oosh and Boosh, two pot smoking hicks, meet up with Big Jim, who flies in drugs from Cuba and Colombia. Our heroes unload the plane and drive off, the only problem being that within about ten seconds of doing so, the police are on their tail. ...
Plot: drug smuggling, murder, smoking, airplane, gun, police arrest, marijuana, police chase, shotgun, duo, police car, armored car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 1K
The Last Run (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former getaway driver from Chicago has retired to a peaceful life in a Portugese fishing village. He is asked to pull off one last job, involving driving a dangerous crook and his girl-friend to France.
Plot: car, escape, pursuit, neo noir, neo-noir, border, pistol, checkpoint, convertible, port, handgun, gravestone ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.1
 146
Hi-Riders (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of a group of drag races and the young boy and girl who join them.
Plot: revenge, manhunt, murder, cruising, hot rod, car, speed, death, car accident, cruise, race, small community ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Violent Panic: The Big Crash (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Like its title, this crazy Toei film from 1976 falls neatly into two parts. The first details the exploits of two bank robbers who specialize in "smash and grab" style heists. Evidently, Japanese banks of the period left huge piles of cash ...
Plot: bank, robbery, violence, panic, female nudity, gang, car, crash, yakuza, police officer, exploding car
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, law enforcement, buddies, race against time, store, car chase, danger, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 6K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, driving, police, arrest, corruption, cocaine, car chase, escape, party, fight, jewelry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montenegro, texas, hong kong, atlanta georgia, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.8
 11K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, family in danger, on the road, on the run, heist, crimes, road trip, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, danger, stash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, rivalry, race against time, disorder, cross country, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 106
Double Nickels (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Plot: car chase, speed, scam, police, highway, accident, chase, pinball, car theft, beer, cigar smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the car there in less than 15 hours.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: car chase, bet, car, race against time, on the road, hitchhiker, hippie, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, utah, denver colorado, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 85
Texas Detour (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stunt driving was no problem. It was real life that was out to get him
Style: psychotronic
Plot: robbery, farm, criminal, prison, on the road, small town, van, female nudity, car
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Five Loose Women (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five inmates break out of a women’s prison. Four of them are hardened convicts, but one is a girl who was convicted for a crime she didn’t commit. As the authorities chase them down, the cons terrorize or kill anyone who gets in their way.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: exploitation, prison, escape, violence, liquor store, robbery, cadillac, necklace, sunglasses, african american, fight, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car thief, chase, police, police investigation, heist, race against time, perfect crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 70K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex soldier, stripper, small town, fighting crime, ex military, swat team, police corruption, casino, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, machismo, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 13
Degenerate (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Haunted by the images of his own traumatic past, Blair O'Leary (Bobby Field) unknowingly leads his friends down a dark path of destruction. Being a good friend, Marcus (David Yost) lends a helping hand getting Blair, Ralphie (Claude Duhammel), ...
Plot: purse snatcher, blood, rape, cadillac, punk, gore, car chase, youth, mirror, motel, gangster, desert ...
Time: year 1997
Place: california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 14K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, neo noir, anti heroes, one last job, police detective, on the run, gambling, getaway driver, witness, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car race, car, heroes, sports car, chase, race, unlikely partners, chases and races, crimes, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Gun Runner (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Government agents hire a mercenary to infiltrate a crime ring that's selling guns to a right-wing militia in Texas.
Plot: alcohol, pier, outdoor sex, sunglasses, prostitute, rolls royce, telephone call, bar fight, bare breasts, money, cigarette smoking, mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground world of drift racing
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, car, mechanic, troublemaker, youth, street racing, friendship, rebel, crimes, young heroes, newcomer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One of Japanese cinema’s supreme emulations of American noir, Takashi Nomura’s A Colt Is My Passport is a down-and-dirty but gorgeously photographed yakuza film starring Joe Shishido as a hard-boiled hit man caught between rival gangs.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, car chase, dirty old man, hitman, neo noir, ship, escape, gangsters, mob boss, mistaken identity, hotel, right hand man ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 381
Bogard (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.
Plot: fight, street, money, cult, streetfighting, swimming pool, gangsters, barbershop, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.3
 369
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, female assassin, on the run, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, danger, manhunt, gangsters, femme fatale, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 232
Black Eye (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ex-police officer operating a private detective business comes face to face with a syndicate-backed dope ring.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug dealing, private detective, injustice, urban ghetto, cons and scams, who done it, urban ghetto life, gambling, law enforcement, investigation, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 44K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, theft, desert, car chase, crime, dog, on the road, car accident, small town, vengeance, future dystopia, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 650
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flash and the Firecat (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gang of robbers use dune buggies for their big heist.
Plot: chase, bank, speed, bank robbery, beach, robbery, car
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 162K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car race, car chase, street racing, betrayal, frame up, rivalry, ex convict, car, justice, race against time, chases and races, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 48K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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