7 Best Movies Like ‘Joy Ride’ To Watch If You Like the Film

Movies Like Joy Ride
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There is a new wild adventure in the cinemas, and its created by the Crazy Rich Asians famed writer Adele Lim. Joy Ride is Lim’s directorial debut and it seems to be a brilliant one. The comedy film follows Audrey, a young Asian girl who was adopted as a child and raised by a white family in America. Now, Audrey is an accomplished young woman who is on the verge of securing a big deal in China, but she’s negotiating the deal with demands to meet her biological family because she has no who they actually are. While this adventure begins with a woman trying to find her biological family it ends up as one of the wildest adventures ever. So, if you also loved Joy Ride here are some similar movies that should be on your watchlist.

The Hangover (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: When three friends get together for one last weekend-long bachelor party in Vegas, they think they had a good time. But it’s very hard to remember, and they are suffering the dreadful after-effects of girls, party and alcohol. And then they realize they have somehow lost the groom! Now, they must struggle to retrace their wild weekend to find their friend and deliver the bridegroom to his wedding — even as they suffer from one killer Hangover!

Bridesmaids (Netflix)

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Synopsis: “Gut-bustingly funny. Bridesmaids gets an A!!!” (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of Superbad, Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin comes the breakout comedy critics are calling “brazenly hysterical!” (Alynda Wheat, People) Thirty-something Annie (Kristen Wiig) has hit a rough patch but finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the Maid of Honor role in her best friend Lillian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. In way over her head but determined to succeed, Annie leads a hilarious hodgepodge of bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to the big event.

Pitch Perfect (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Arriving at her new college, Beca (Anna Kendrick) finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions.

The To-Do List (Pluto TV)

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Synopsis: Shine designed and produced the title sequence for “The To Do List” for CBS Films starring Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader. The sequence explores iconic objects from the nineties. Custom props were created with embedded credits. The sequence was intended to introduce the tightly-wound personality of Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza). Director Maggie Carey described the title sequence to the Washington Post: “Right there, it’s like, either you like this movie and you get it, or you know right away this is not the movie for you.”

Booksmart (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.

Ibiza (Netflix)

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Synopsis: When Harper’s two best friends tag along on her work trip to Barcelona, they ditch work and fly to Ibiza for Harper, who against her better judgement, falls for a hot DJ.

Superbad (Prime Video)

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Synopsis: From the guy who brought you Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin comes SUPERBAD. Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) want nothing more than to lose their virginity before they head off to college. To do that, though, they need to get liquor for the big party that night. With the help of their friend Fogell, a.k.a. McLovin (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), and his fake I.D., the three of them go on a hilarious chase for that elusive booze, dodging incompetent cops (Knocked Up’s Seth Rogen and “Saturday Night Live’s” Bill Hader), angry neighbors and jealous boyfriends. Hailed as an “iconic comedy…a true classic of its times” (Pete Hammond, Maxim), SUPERBAD is a laugh-out-loud masterpiece!”