Movies like Ryan's Babe

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Ryan's Babe (2000)
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Ryan's Babe (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man embarks on a road trip, hoping to solve his life's problems along the way.
Plot: hitchhiking, road trip, suicide attempt, drugged, rape, stalker, drifter, mad woman, childhood friend, escape, childhood friends, car theft, male stripper, misadventure, sexual assault, carjacking

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Most similar movies to Ryan's Babe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, road movie and realistic films with plots about road trip, friendship, hitchhiking, suicide attempt, on the road, female nudity and best friend mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ryan's Babe: Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999), Shattered Illusions (1998), Hot Summer Week (1972), Every Second (1991), Furlough (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, best friend, secret, hitchhiking, fisherman, drinking alcohol, polaroid, single parent, wedding, father daughter relationship, estranged daughter ...
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95%
Shattered Illusions (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Psycho stalks a talk radio personality and her mentally challenged sister.
Plot: stalker, mentally challenged, dj, suicide attempt, dollhouse, disc jockey, alcoholic father, car accident, false name, sister sister relationship, mental institution, brain damage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Hot Summer Week (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Via Amazon: "Two wild teenage girls, Debbie (Kathleen Cody) and Karen (Dianne Hull, FIFTH FLOOR, ALOHA BOBBY AND ROSE) hit the road for some freedom, boys, and unexpected danger in this 1973 drive-in classic! The girls pick up a handsome ...
Plot: female nudity, soldier, meditation, beach, serial killer, bikini, topless, hitchhiking, exploitation, summer, murder, hippie ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 2K
Every Second (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Chandu is a petty thief who comes across Satya, an innocent girl who unwittingly comes across a way to a huge amount of money stolen from a bank. While the gang that robbed the bank go after her for the clue, one member dies in her apartment and she ...
Style: cult film
Plot: runaway, escape, police, road trip, psychopath, shot in the chest, stabbed to death, knife held to throat, bank robbery, police officer killed, on the run, police chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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It's Better to Be Healthy and Wealthy than Poor and Sick (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A satiric tragi-comedy about two women and their lover Robert who is an emigrant that keeps coming back. This film shows chaotic post-communist Europe after the fall of totalitarianism. Two opposite characters, women, meet during the Velvet ...
Plot: communism, surrealism, road trip, best friend, vibrator, rape, male nudity, pregnancy, nun, prostitution, female protagonist, female nudity ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 3K
Furlough (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In between caring for her mother, a young woman works part time at a prison. The rookie guard gets a chance to prove her mettle when she's tasked with accompanying a hell-raising inmate on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother. But ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, light, touching, entertaining
Plot: road trip, living with parents, sibling relationship, dementia, rookie, mother, strong female character, escape, female prisoner, jail, elderly man, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Sweet Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kenny is an ice cream vendor in Chicago with a crisp white uniform and an apathetic heart. When he encounters Lolita, a sharp-tongued but despondent insurance actuary, their heated conversation, natural spark and mutual hopelessness lead to an ...
Style: romantic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: hitchhiking, suicide, love interest, road trip, golden gate bridge, romantic relationship, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, love story, fall in love, male female relationship ...
Place: chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 480
Blurred (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every year more than 70,000 Australian school leavers head to the beaches of Australia's Gold Coast to celebrate their release from the secondary school system. With a wild mixture of sun, surf and sex, this quintessential Australian tradition ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, nerd, teenager, holiday, party, limousine driver, vacation, beach, woman dressed as man, man dressed as woman
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.4
 2K
Getting Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town.
Style: road movie, serious, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: working class, dark humor, passenger, dealing with death, truck driver, lower class, migrant worker, suicide attempt, drinking alcohol, road trip, drinking, counterfeit money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: road trip, runaway child, cooking, parent child relationship, father son relationship, noodles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 24
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: singer, road trip, taxi, musician, korean, english, communication, stewardess, love
Place: korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 380
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, hospital, best friends, japanese woman, scarf, passenger, driver, asian girl, east asian girl, woman driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 4K
Road Games (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When hitchhiker Jack rescues Véronique from a road rage altercation, the twosome decide to travel together for safety’s sake after learning a serial killer is cutting a murderous swathe through the region. Tired and hungry, they decide against ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: hitchhiking, road trip, serial killer, murder, mystery, sex scene, skinny dipping, couples, danger, crimes, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 236
The Penthouse (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three thugs--Tom, Dick and Harry (a woman)--break into the penthouse apartment of an adulterous couple and proceed to terrorize them, but as it turns out, things aren't exactly what they seem to be.
Plot: rape, mistress, criminal, penthouse, swashbuckler, record player, business card, fur coat, drunken woman, whiskey, female nudity, home invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 2K
Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: road trip, friendship, journey, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, unlikely friendships, gas station, used car salesman, natural disaster
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 218
Half a Person (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two close friends from Sudbury, Ontario take a road trip to Toronto that will change the nature of their relationship.
Plot: best friend, road trip, friends who hate each other, gay man has sex with a woman, friendship, homosexual, on the road, coming of age, gay
Place: toronto ontario canada, ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Word (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: female writer, advertising executive, radio dj, obituary, friendship, restaurant, mother daughter relationship, advertising agency, road trip, vandalism, suicide attempt, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 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, roadblock, young love, woman driver, divorce, diarrhea, police, flashback, falling in love, miscarriage, break up, ex convict ...
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.4
 352
The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: disorder, psychopath, dark humor, estrangement, vengeance, heist, store, cons and scams, on the road, parents and children, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 333K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, stupidity, slacker, unlikely friendships, marijuana, weed, getting home, stoners, race against time, odd couple, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, atlanta georgia, alabama, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Vehicle for Revenge (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.
Plot: female detective, law student, gang, latin, brother brother relationship, gang member, rape, sexual assault, motel, blonde, self justice, rapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 6K
Unpregnant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 17-year old Missouri teen named Veronica discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that could follow.
Style: sweet, humorous, road movie, touching, captivating ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, abortion, road trip, teenage girl, pregnant girl, pregnant teenager, girlfriend, unplanned pregnancy, pregnant girlfriend, moral dilemma, schoolgirl, teenager ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Long Dumb Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads and decide to embark on an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, road movie, light ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, encounter, hitchhiking, buddies, disorder, cross country, escapades, darkroom, car won't start, knocked unconscious ...
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Heroes (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: vietnam veteran, road trip, graphic violence, mental illness, human nature, self discovery, fish out of water, disorder, friends, starting over, social misfits, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Best F(R)Iends (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a drifter befriends a quirky mortician, an unlikely business partnership is formed. Paranoia soon develops, however, and both men are forced to come to terms with the fragility of friendship and loyalty.
Style: buddy movie, dark
Plot: mortician, reunion, drifter, gold, romance, gold tooth, homeless man, automated teller machine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 131
Dakota (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brian and Jack were inseparable; now they barely speak. Their formerly close-knit group has all but disbanded in the wake of encroaching adulthood. But when Jack tries to hang himself from a plant hook while house-sitting, he inadvertently triggers ...
Plot: friendship, cigarette smoking, suicide attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Most Beautiful Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The quirky, overambitious pianist Andi (33) and the more laid back and relaxed Benno (36) have just one thing in common: They will both die soon. So the two of them decide after some trouble at the hospice, to have the most awesome day before its ...
Style: humorous, sweet, psychological, sentimental, light ...
Plot: road trip, terminal illness, narcolepsy, friendship, last wish, disorder, life philosophy, odd couple, tragedy, patient, male objectification, male friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Angel Guts: Red Porno (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Nami is a department store worker who agrees to stand in for a friend in a magazine photo-shoot, which turns out to be for an S&M magazine. When the photos are published, she is sacked and her lover abandons her.
Style: erotic
Plot: rape, bondage, pornography, stalker, clothing store, umbrella, condom, rainstorm, gunshot wound, panties, department store, porn magazine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 931
Coconut Hero (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's not easy being a teenager and Mike, a sixteen-year-old, has it espcially hard. He lives in the sticks with his mother, a non-stop nagger, in Faintville, a Canadian timber industry town. He has no father, no friends, not even a favorite ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: suicide attempt, first love, loneliness, high school, depression, dancing, therapy, love and romance, friendship, couples, terminal illness, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Who Loves the Sun (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man (Lukas Haas) encounters a childhood friend (Adam Scott) who had an affair with his wife (Molly Parker) five years earlier.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, missing person, friendship, childhood friend, betrayal, family relations, couples, reunion, rivalry, wedding, contests and competitions ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%