Movies like Adrenaline Drive

If you like "Adrenaline Drive" you are looking for humorous, dark humor and offbeat movies about / with hospital, on the run, yakuza, gangsters, crimes, heist and on the road themes of Comedy genre shot in Japan.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Adrenaline Drive (1999)
 6.9
 823
Adrenaline Drive (1999)
Original name: アドレナリンドライブ
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gas leak explosion at a yakuza hideout provides a shy nurse and a rental car clerk with the opportunity to take a briefcase full of money. A cross-country chase ensues.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, yakuza, gangsters, crimes, heist, on the road, romance, partners, crime, love and romance, chase, fall in love, fugitives, chases and races, criminal heroes, disorder, nothing goes right, strong female presence, rivalry, odd couple, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia

Movie in categories

japan movies
1948
hospital movies
6367
on the run movies
2416
yakuza movies
290
humorous movies
16975
gangsters movies
5772
crimes movies
13318
heist movies
2011

Most similar movies to Adrenaline Drive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Adrenaline Drive: Party 7 (2000), RPM (1998), My Secret Cache (1997), I Got the Hook Up (1998), Kwik Stop (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from some slayers. What follows is a wild chase that leads the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, crime, gangsters, crimes, lovers on the run, chase, sexual perversion, rivalry, criminal's revenge, graphic violence, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 618
Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, chase, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mistaken identity, hitman, mentally unstable, danger, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.6
 752
RPM (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, unlikely criminals, adventure, chase, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
My Secret Cache (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sakiko, a young bank teller, has an unhealthy obsession with money. Thieves hold up the bank, kidnapping Sakiko in the process, but eventually crash their car, resulting in a suitcase stuffed with cash falling into a nearby river. For the remainder ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, kidnapping, obsessive quest, cave, graphic violence, gambling, cons and scams, destiny, farce, obsession, bank, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
dark humor movies
3169
offbeat movies
4588
90s movies
90s
6293
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, odd couple, crimes, cons and scams, heist, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 213
Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, road movie
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, love and romance, romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 164
Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, chase, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 8K
The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crimes, crime, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
romance movies
7671
partners movies
3123
crime movies
5920
The White River Kid (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two con men are traveling through the American South when they are held hostage by a serial killer, who is running from the authorities.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, road movie
Plot: nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, on the run, cons and scams, small town, friends, disorder, hostage, hostages, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) and is a favorite target of theirs for ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, woman in danger, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, journalism, media, dishonesty, satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects, almost immediately, an inside job. Their plans to move the money out of the country, then just to cover their tracks, make them ...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, reluctant partners, crime, criminal heroes, law enforcement, best friends, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, heist, bank, storage unit, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 1K
Living It Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mafia, debt, fall in love, danger, romance, gangsters, crimes, young lovers, crime, love, waitress, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 2K
Monday (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple funeral turns a man's world upside down.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, life turned upside down, danger, gang, deadly, chases and races, crimes, memory loss, disorder, yakuza, coincidence, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 809
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hitman, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 142
Omaha (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From the co-founder of Slamdance comes the story of a young man who returns home from a trip abroad to confront not just his peculiar family and friends, but also a pair of Colombian jewel thieves and a roving gang of Iowa kickboxers, culminating in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: student film
Plot: family relations, gang, chase, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, martial arts, cons and scams, homecoming, self discovery, on the road, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, nepal, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hot Under the Collar (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerry tries to seduce his girlfriend Monica via hypnosis, but it accidentally makes her want to enter a convent and take a vow of chastity instead. Jerry tries to get her out by disguising himself to a priest and later as a nun. Alas, his rescue ...
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, love and romance, convent, heist, love affair, vengeance, unfulfilled love, disorder, religions or cults, couples, hidden identity, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 214
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, hollywood, graphic violence, disorder, criminal heroes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, gang, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: safecracker, heist, mute or deaf, buddies, crimes, workplace, misfit, partners, disorder, friends, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, silly humor, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, deadly, gangsters, hitman, partners, reunion, criminal heroes, misfit, buddies, disorder, crimes, death wish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 264
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, partners, music, unlikely couple, romance, hidden identity, crimes, disorder, song, advertising agency, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1958, 2000s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, texas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 225
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, golden years, buddies, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
asia movies
2761
realistic movies
27858
stylized movies
7969
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, romance, friendship, friends, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal, bank, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 316
Sticky Fingers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly and Hattie are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars while she scoots out of town in order to avoid trouble. Once the money is in their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, strong female presence, chases and races, nothing goes right, lifestyle, gangsters, dishonesty, on the run, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: prostitute, casino, nudity (full frontal - brief), gambling, family life, friendship, heist, on the road, graphic violence, silly humor, farce, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: yakuza, filmmaking, gang war, vengeance, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, crimes, deadly, chaos, female killer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the run, mailbox, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, gangsters, chase, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a happy-go-lucky small time crook who runs into a country music group looking for their big break. They end up helping each other out in unexpected ways.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: on the run, music band, country music, crimes, partners, chase, chases and races, criminal heroes, artists and showbiz, stash, unlikely partners, rising to stardom ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 944
R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, chases and races, romance, escapades, nothing goes right, smuggling, unlikely couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%