Movies like Ride Along

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Ride Along (2014)
 6.2
 93K
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, proposal, in-laws, wedding preparations and rituals, loner, respect, police investigation, car chase, undercover cop, chase, gunfight, kidnapping, high school, hostage, basketball, biker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia

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Most similar movies to Ride Along

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out entertaining, humorous, exciting and realistic films with plots about dialogue, chase, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, pistol and runaway mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Ride Along: Rush Hour (1998), 21 Jump Street (2012), Let's Be Cops (2014), Cop Out (2010), The Heat (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 48K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police officer, law enforcement, partners against crime, unlikely partners, partners, escapades, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, new orleans, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 218K
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: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 473K
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: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, partners against crime, high school life, parody, party, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, friendship, misfit partners, drug dealing, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 121K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: 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, not serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: impersonating a police officer, investigation, party, corruption, male friendship, fighting crime, mistaken identity, partners against crime, partners, disorder, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.6
 81K
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: humorous, not serious, talky, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover cop, money laundering, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, verbal byplay, buddies, partners against crime, urban, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 152K
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, police, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, drug lord, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, cia, friendship, chase, spy, transformation, high school, betrayal, fight scenes, parody, office, high school reunion ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s, 1990s
Place: maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 57K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, reality tv, tough guy, fish out of water, misfit partners, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, crime, odd couple, police operation, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 108K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, uncover truth, partners, police detective, gold, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 36K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, surprise ending, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, heist, chase, revenge, corruption, addiction, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 147K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, exploding airplane, spy, on the run, race against time, mercenary, chase, drugs/alcohol, danger, agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, damsel in distress, smuggling, fish out of water, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 23K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, journalist, drug dealer, cook, chases and races, crimes, escapades, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, usa, new york, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 9K
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, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, pregnancy, police investigation, vengeance, gang, police protection, talking to the audience, gunfight, dance, organized crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, turkey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 315K
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: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, undercover, parody, drug dealing, high school, youth, arrest, dimwit, verbal byplay, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.7
 219K
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, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, campus, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 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, exciting, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, cia, espionage, female spy, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, rome italy, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 30K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, police corruption, police, chase, drug dealing, kidnapping, betrayal, police investigation, undercover, master criminal, scandal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 44K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: security guard, police academy, odd couple, partners against crime, patrol, security camera, colleague, conflict, unlikely partners, crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 37K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, martial arts, violence, parkour, ghetto, hand to hand combat, undercover, race against time, mayor, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, hollywood, odd couple, partners against crime, hitman, reluctant partners, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 204K
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, car chase, violence, buddy cop, exploding house, interrogation, undercover, mexican standoff, minefield, foot chase, drug dealing, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 26K
Torque (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Biker Cary Ford is framed by an old rival and biker gang leader for the murder of another gang member who happens to be the brother of Trey, leader of the most feared biker gang in the country. Ford is now on the run trying to clear his name from ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, motorcycle, chase, murder, on the run, motorcycle chase, fugitives, drug dealer, crime, manhunt, false accusation, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 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: suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, police investigation, crime, on the run, gangsters, extradition, fugitives, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, gunfight, violence, investigation, police investigation, secret service, dirty cop, undercover, amusement park, roller coaster, foot chase, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 180K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, bank robbery, money, betrayal, heist, corruption, undercover agent, cia, organized crime, investigation, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 184K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, secret service, gang, odd couple, police investigation, vacation, bribery, female killer, smuggling, verbal byplay, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, cons and scams, chases and races, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 29K
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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, chase, speech impediment, ice sculpture, reverend, police investigation, undercover, rescue, crime, police detective, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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