Movies like Ride Along

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Ride Along (2014)
 6.2
 103K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he's earned the seasoned policeman's respect and asks for his blessing to marry Angela. Knowing that a ride along will demonstrate if Ben has what it takes to take care of his sister, James invites him on a shift designed to scare the hell out of the trainee. But when the wild night leads them to the most notorious criminal in the city, James will find that his new partner's rapid-fire mouth is just as dangerous as the bullets speeding at it.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, realistic, surprise ending, comic, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters, weapons, loner, graphic violence, unlikely partners, respect, proposal, partners against crime, sexual content, in-laws, wild ride, profanity, fast talker, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia

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Most similar movies to Ride Along

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, buddy movie, entertaining and funny films with plots about gun, chase, gunfight, pistol, culture clash, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Ride Along: 21 Jump Street (2012), Central Intelligence (2016), Let's Be Cops (2014), The Heat (2013), Cop Out (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, ridiculous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, party, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, marijuana, rookie, undercover, geek, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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100%
 5.9
 53K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: partners against crime, law enforcement, police officer, bodyguard, partners, unlikely partners, escapades, disorder, silly humor, police investigation, undercover cop, police ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, surprise ending, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, accountant, high school reunion, friendship, bully, martial arts, bodyguard, cia, school, high school, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: maryland, baltimore, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.4
 127K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, male friendship, party, police car, disorder, mistaken identity, partners, fighting crime, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 162K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, partners against crime, police investigation, friendship, special agents, sarcasm, women, police, drug lord, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 85K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, robbery, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, financial problem, disorder, theft, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, police, police officer, motorcycle gang, drug cartel, tough cop, investigation, sarcasm, danger, showdown, police officer killed, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 229K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female spy, secret agents, female agent, female assassin, espionage, cia, undercover, spy, arms dealer, disguise, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, budapest, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 344K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, dimwit, undercover cop, friendship, parody, youth, undercover, drug dealing, police investigation, teamwork, farce, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 239K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, witness protection, partners against crime, buddies, car chase, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 238K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 60K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, reality tv, fish out of water, reality, misfit partners, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tv show, crime, crimes, police operation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, showbiz, heavy metal, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, show business, partners, goofy hero, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 242K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, cynical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, partners against crime, parody, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, verbal byplay, goofy hero, fighting crime, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex slavery, sex slave, human trafficking, martial arts, gangsters, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, rivalry, police investigation, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 231K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, fbi, violence, friendship between men, drug dealing, police investigation, partners against crime, friends, drugs/alcohol, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 75K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, police officer, thief, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, stoner, drugs, stupidity, witnessing a crime, drug trip, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 118K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: not serious, buddy comedy, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, investigation, unlikely partners, escapades, obsessive quest, back from the dead, rivalry, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, unlikely partners, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 153K
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: african american, ambassador, martial arts, french, police investigation, partners, partners against crime, buddies, crimes, friends, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, los angeles, europe, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, gangsters, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, irresponsible, inheritance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 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: not serious, exciting, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, mafia, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, danger, shooting, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 5K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, fish out of water, extradition, on the run, police officer, crimes, crime, police investigation, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, chicago illinois, scotland yard, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 35K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 199K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: buddy movie, humorous, exciting, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, odd couple, gang, forgery, bribery, vacation, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, usa, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 32K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, danger, investigation, parody, working undercover, chase, disguise, undercover, police detective, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 10K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, police station, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breaking the fourth wall, gunfight, dancing, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, san francisco, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, forgery, roller coaster, amusement park, undercover, merry go round, secret service, dirty cop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%