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Friendship! (2010)
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Friendship! (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago. Together with his best friend, he starts the journey from New York with no money and the only word they ever learned in english-lessons: "friendship".
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic
Plot: friendship, obsessive quest, on the road, friends, disorder, fish out of water, culture clash, social relations, road trip, friendship between men, best friends, best friend, male friendship
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: german democratic republic, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friends, friendship, disorder, on the road, buddies, society and road trip mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Friendship!: A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013), Russian Disco (2012), Land Ho! (2014), Pretty Bird (2008), That's What She Said (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, sexual content, escapades, friends, obsessive quest, remarry, road trip, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, misfit, adventure, rivalry, intrigue, friends, love and romance, falling in love, dancer, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, ussr, central europe
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92%
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Land Ho! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: aging, road trip, elderly, buddies, friendship, human spirit, self discovery, disorder, on the road, hot spring, senior citizen, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, americana, friendship, desire for fame, friends, buddies, dark humor, unemployment, partners, unfulfillment, profanity, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sincere ...
Plot: city life, best friends, best friend, singleness, disorder, friends, hung over, lifestyle, nothing goes right, twentysomething life, strong female presence, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ass Backwards (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, escapades, follow your dream, homecoming, physical appearance, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, best friends, buddies, cause and meaning, reunion, family relations, getting home, painter, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, writer's life, fish out of water, midlife crisis, fall in love, parents and children, friendship, social relations, unfulfillment, misfit, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sweet Little Lies (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: no overview yet.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, humorous, road movie, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, on the road, friendship, coming of age, society, youth, rebelliousness, cons and scams, track down, self discovery, journey, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lost in Thailand (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lost in Thailand is the story of two rival business managers, Xu (Xu Zheng) and Bo (Huang Bo), who are fighting over a revolutionary new in-house technology for control of their company. If Xu wins, his future will be secured. The critical task is ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, touching
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, escapades, disorder, on the road, nothing goes right, culture clash, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, hung over, silly humor, city
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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25 kmh (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A road movie about two very different brothers who have not seen each other for 20 years: city manager Christian and cabinetmaker Georg, who never left their hometown and took care of their father until his passing. After their fathers funeral, ...
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, friendship, german, road trip, encounter, disorder, escapades, cross country, nothing goes right, friendship between men, male bonding, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Gamers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gamers is a comedy about the lives of four slacker friends (and one obsessive interloper) living at home, -"with my parents... it's just temporary... 'til they die"- working in the real world but playing in a fantasy world. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, friends, dark humor, curses spells and rituals, obsession, farce, racism, role playing, lsd, cucumber ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, society, culture clash, misfit, couple relations, social relations, disorder, workplace, supportive coworker, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Dudes (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: punk, road trip, on the road, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, partners, misfit, buddies, injustice, fish out of water, love triangle, cowboy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, friends, road trip, slacker, magazine, bar, convention, garage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, offbeat ...
Plot: road trip, misfit, tv show, friendship, on the road, friends, beauty salon, lifestyle, society, physical appearance, best friends, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, culture clash, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Venturing into the woods causes nothing but trouble and hilarity for three misguided males in this straight to video spin-off of 2004's "Without A Paddle".
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rafting, friendship, wilderness, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, last wish, riddles and clues, camping, thirtysomething life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Natural Selection (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, parents and children, disorder, family relations, odd couple, obsessive quest, sister sister relationship, assault, escapades, bittersweet, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, houston texas, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
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EuroTrapped (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: AmeriQua is the story of a lazy recent graduate, Charlie (Bobby Kennedy), whose rich parents cut him off with a $5000 check and an ultimatum to start a life of independence and responsibility. Instead, he buys a plane ticket to Italy, gets robbed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, sexy
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, misfit, generosity, ultimatum, friends, social relations, student, embassy, soccer, italian restaurant, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, odd couple, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, culture clash, couple relations, disorder, couples, postman, fish out of water, social satire, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, society, buddies, life turned upside down, social differences, nightlife, disorder, profanity, fight, friends, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: BREAK UP MAN is an odd couple road movie and tells the story of Henri, who works for a break up agency in Berlin and on behalf of those who want to separate themselves from their future “ex”-partners. To complete his most important mission he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: breakup, odd couple, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, love, friends, break-up, money
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
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Wieners (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A road trip comedy about three friends who travel across the country in a Wiener Wagon to beat up a popular daytime talk show therapist.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, vengeance, on the road, partners, prank, cross country, obsessive quest, disorder, misfit partners, goofy hero, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tour de Force (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Belgium, of all places. What's Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes' and Kiki's turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all looks forward to the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: friends, vacation, on the road, terminal illness, friendship, bittersweet, thirty something, self discovery, road trip, escapades, thirtysomething life, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, starting over, midlife crisis, disorder, hopes, infidelity, heart attack, holiday, unfulfillment, friends, female doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, buddies, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, life turned upside down, family relations, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, misfit, society, romance, love and romance, social relations, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%