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, funny, feel good, melancholic and light films and TV shows about / with vacation, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, travel, runaway, chase, friendship and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vacation: The Way Way Back (2013), Grown Ups (2010), The Ruins (2008), The Holiday (2006), Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010), The Impossible (2012), The Inbetweeners Movie (2011), Vacation (2015), Last Holiday (2006), Little White Lies (2010).

List of vacation movies

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: feel good, realistic, touching, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: summer, friendship, teenager, loneliness, vacation, coming of age, shyness, youth, teenage love, dysfunctional family, adolescence, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 251K
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: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, family life, old friends reunited, foul language, teenager, family relations, buddies, eccentric family, reunited friends, stupidity ...
Time: 2010s, year 1978, contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 75K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Horror
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, ruins, death, ancient mystery, friendship, vacation, self sacrifice, tourist, chase, murder, ancient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 283K
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: romantic, feel good, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, couples, happy ending, looking for love, fall in love, life philosophy, snow, vacation, country house, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa ...
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, death, nothing goes right, vacation, youth, student, disorder, friends, cabin in the woods, accidental killing, peril, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 7.5
 222K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, courage, ocean, forces of nature, family in danger, tragedy, hopes, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2004, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, southeast asia, asia
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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: funny, teen sex comedy, melancholic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vacation, coming of age, holiday, friendship, adolescence, loss of virginity, teenager, popularity, social awkwardness, party, lifestyle, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 6.1
 111K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family vacation, vacation, amusement park, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grand canyon, brother brother relationship, family, family relations, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, memphis, arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 32K
Last Holiday (2006)
Genre: 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, touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, holiday, vacation, love and romance, romance, african american, human nature, hotel, cooking, female protagonist, self discovery, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, new orleans, new jersey, central europe, czech republic ...
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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, humorous, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: vacation, gay, friendship, beach house, secret, repressed homosexual, unrequited love, group of friends, declaration of love, beach, accident, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: funny, feel good, sexy, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, breakup, vacation, resort, friendship, sex, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), depression, sarcasm, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 113K
Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: macabre, mysterious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: time, vacation, aging, island, rapid aging, race against time, ocean, medical experiment, escape, tropical island, island prison, family vacation ...
Time: 2020s
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 7.5
 191K
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: road movie, talky, sentimental, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, wine, vacation, friendship, writers, vineyard, on the road, midlife crisis, infidelity, depression, character study, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, san diego california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 558K
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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 31K
The Rental (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples on an oceanside getaway grow suspicious that the host of their seemingly perfect rental house may be spying on them. Before long, what should have been a celebratory weekend trip turns into something far more sinister.
Style: slasher, macabre, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: evil wins, hidden camera, vacation, brother brother relationship, drug use, murder, brother, murder disguised as accident, voyeur, stalker, missing dog, locked door ...
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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, scenic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, youth, beautiful scenery, letter, road trip, couples, love affair, vacation, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, new york, europe, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 209K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, funny, sex comedy, road movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, boys' night
Plot: travel, nudity (full frontal - brief), nothing goes right, youth, marijuana, culture clash, nude beach, hitchhiking, obsessive quest, stereotypes, sexual humor, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: paris france, berlin germany, amsterdam, europe, germany ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 222K
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, suspense, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, cave, survival horror, trapped, survival, expedition, creature, group of friends, woman in danger, claustrophobia, mutant, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
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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, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vacation, journey, couples, disagreement, travel, female nudity, love story, relationships, opposites attract, estranged couple, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 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, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, dog attack, dog, island, killer dog, vacation, cabin in the woods, friends, animal attack, isolation, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 133K
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: funny, feel good, humorous, touching, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, vacation, aging, golden years, casino, bachelor party, friendship between men, buddies, marriage, funeral, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 7K
Animal (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, friends, isolation, forest, husband wife relationship, road trip, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 55K
47 Meters Down (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, slasher, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, great white shark, survival, survival horror, rescue, animal attack, diving, diver, sister, vacation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mental illness, psychiatrist, vacation, farce, family vacation, therapy, obsession, neurosis, yuppie, sarcasm, psychiatry, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 58K
Westworld (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a ...
Style: philosophical, exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, old west, survival, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, computer, killer robot, vacation, artificial intelligence, amusement park, life philosophy, robot ...
Time: future, 70s, 19th century
Place: usa
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Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, reflective, slasher, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vacation, nerd, prank, friendship, loss of virginity, teenager, college, lust, voyeur, deception, jail, college student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: palm springs california, iowa, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 5K
Bite (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, rough, tense ...
Plot: body horror, mutation, infection, insect, transformation, infected, female protagonist, vacation, cheating fiancee, murder, mutant, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Place: costa rica
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 2K
Wasp (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Switzerland, Lebanon
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Having left England for a romantic escapade in the South of France, Olivier and James invite Caroline along at the very last minute. The trio arrives in a little Provencal village, somewhat cut off from the world. Though everything seems calm ...
Style: sexy, lgbt cinema, feel good, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: gay, vacation, seduction, emotionally unstable, passive aggression, lgbt, gay relationship, gay love, gay couple, gay sex, love triangle, sexual identity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, psychotronic, sentimental, funny, slasher ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, high school, spider man character, school trip, teenage life, teenage superhero, mutant, superhuman powers, peter parker character, escapades, double life ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: europe, venice, new york, prague, tower bridge london ...
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The Fruit Is Ripe (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sex comedy, a good-looking German girl goes on vacation in Greece, and a large number of people try to get her to go to bed with them. With a light, teasing manner, she turns all of them down, until at last she meets a boy she really likes.
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: voyeur, vacation, sex, female nudity, exhibitionist, masturbation, summer, female masturbation, erotica, lesbian, rape, adultery ...
Place: greece
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