Vacation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant vacation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, funny, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with vacation, friendship, storytelling, dialogue, friends, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, brutality and death plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
vacation
 869
vacation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as vacation: The Ruins (2008), The Way Way Back (2013), Grown Ups (2010), The Holiday (2006), Little White Lies (2010), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010), The Inbetweeners Movie (2011), EuroTrip (2004), The Impossible (2012), A Bigger Splash (2015).

List of vacation movies

 5.9
 72K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, vacation, ruins, gory, ancient mystery, tourist, self sacrifice, friendship, death, survival, danger, mercy killing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenagers, loneliness, vacation, teenager, summer, shyness, teenage love, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 5.9
 233K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friends, friendship, reunion, family life, buddies, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, disorder, grownups, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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 6.9
 257K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, romantic, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, fall in love, couples, happy ending, looking for love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas party, snow, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
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Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies ...
Style: semi serious, talky, emotional, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, thirtysomething life, human nature, reunion, introspection, unfulfillment, marital problem, breaking point ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, slasher, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dark humor, death, nothing goes right, vacation, youth, in the woods, student, friends, disorder, accidental killing, gory, cabin in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, teen sex comedy, melancholic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night
Plot: holiday, vacation, popularity, loss of virginity, friendship, adolescence, lifestyle, social awkwardness, looking for sex, coming of age, sexual activity, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 6.6
 199K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, travel, youth, stereotypes, nothing goes right, hitchhiking, nude beach, vacation, obsessive quest, culture clash, hitchhiker, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, germany, france, europe, belgium ...
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 7.6
 207K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, destruction, danger, tragedy, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American couple, Paul and Marianne, spend their vacation in Italy and experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to jealousy and dangerous sexual scenarios.
Style: emotional, melancholic, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: vacation, rock star, rock concert, sex in a swimming pool, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, infidelity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, coitus, extramarital affair, older woman younger man relationship ...
Place: italy, mediterranean sea, london, canada
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 4.7
 6K
Animal (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, splatter
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, survival, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, isolation, friends, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: dark humor, creature, supernatural, deathtrap, danger, zombie, monster, death, cabin in the woods, survival, trapped, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009 ...
Place: usa
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 7.6
 499K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, neighbor, children, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, paris france, america, france ...
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 6.5
 30K
Last Holiday (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, holiday, self discovery, vacation, love and romance, human nature, cooking, african american, chef, romance, dealing with death, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, new orleans, czech republic, central europe ...
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You Don't Get Life a Second Time (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mumbai-based Kabir Dhiman, who comes from a wealthy building construction family, proposes to his long-time girlfriend, Natasha, much to the delight of both their respective families. He then gets together with one of two of his close friends, Imran ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, philosophical ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, extreme sport, friendship, vacation, poet, free spirited, obsessive quest, fall in love, workaholic, engaged, young man, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, unrequited love, boy, fall in love, male objectification, gays and lesbians, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Letters to Juliet (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, letter, road trip, beautiful scenery, youth, couples, love affair, vacation, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, new york, san francisco ...
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What Men Talk About (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, vacation, battle of the sexes, buddies, on the road, thirty something, male bonding, family relations, middle aged, male friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, russia, europe
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 6.6
 130K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, golden years, vacation, funeral, bachelor party, buddies, aging, male friendship, friendship between men, reunion, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new york, united states ...
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 7.3
 73K
Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: screenwriter, composer, adultery, aging, vacation, life, life & death, old friends, friendship, nude swimming, surrealism, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venice, switzerland, alps, swiss alps
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Our Happy Holiday (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marion and Ben, thirty years old, meet on Tinder. That's about all they have in common; but the opposites attract each other, and they decide in the early morning of their meeting to go on vacation together despite the advice of their ...
Style: scenic, feel good, light, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vacation, travel, journey, couples, disagreement, female nudity, love story, internet dating, looking for love, romance, opposites attract, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.1
 13K
The Breed (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, dog attack, dog, danger, survival, island, isolation, deadly, plague, vacation, cabin in the woods, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.5
 182K
Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, wine, friendship, golf, writers, midlife crisis, vacation, on the road, depression, fall in love, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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From Zero to Ten (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four middle-aged friends plan to re-experience an old weekend in Rimini.
Plot: vacation, friendship, reunited friends, reunion, adultery, death of friend, philosophy, disco, parade, lesbian, beach, gay ...
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All inclusive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband cheated on her, Lise and her two daughters Ditte and Sigrid decides to go on vacation to Malta. The two sisters are very different and tries to cheer the mother up in very different ways. All inclusive is a movie ...
Style: emotional, humorous, captivating, psychological
Plot: vacation, parent child relationship, divorce, hotel, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, sister sister relationship, family relations, love, friendship, female director, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
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One Wild Moment (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Antoine and Laurent, old friends, spend their vacation in Corsica with their respective daughters: seventeen-year-old Louna and eighteen-year-old Marie. One evening at the beach, Louna seduces Laurent. Louna is in love, but for Laurent it was ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, witty, captivating ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman sex, lust, sex with teenager, older man younger woman, age difference, sex with a minor, sexual awakening, love, vacation, unrequited love ...
Place: corsica
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Lemon Tree Passage (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Australian urban legend comes screaming on the Ozploitation scene. It’s said that if you drive down the creepy road of Lemon Tree Passage, and witness a sudden flash of light in the trees, you'll be forever haunted by the tormented spirit ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, scary, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, urban legend, vacation, american abroad, rape, homicidal maniac, violence, danger, brutality, crimes, death, rapist ...
Place: australia
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Tour de Force (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Belgium, of all places. What's Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes' and Kiki's turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all looks forward to the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: friends, vacation, on the road, terminal illness, friendship, bittersweet, thirty something, self discovery, road trip, escapades, thirtysomething life, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, absurd, scenic ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, parents and children, family problems, nothing goes right, countryside, loss of grandfather, secret, family relations, family drama, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, london, england
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 7.2
 206K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival horror, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, creature, friendship, danger, loss of daughter, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: appalachia
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