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, absurd and clever films and TV shows about / with vacation, dialogue, storytelling, friendship, mentor, runaway, brutality, catastrophe, friends and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vacation: The Way Way Back (2013), The Ruins (2008), Last Holiday (2006), Grown Ups (2010), Home Alone (1990), Little White Lies (2010), Frozen (2010), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), The Holiday (2006), Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007).

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: realistic, touching, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenager, teenagers, vacation, shyness, loneliness, summer, family problems, teenage life, youth, teenage love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 5.8
 67K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, gory, friendship, self sacrifice, mercy killing, tourist, vacation, ruins, murder, death, ancient mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.4
 26K
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: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, vacation, self discovery, african american, holiday, love and romance, human nature, romance, dealing with death, hotel, christmas, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe, prague czech republic ...
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 5.9
 214K
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, entertaining, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: reunion, vacation, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, family life, friends, disorder, children, lake or river, stupidity, arrow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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 7.6
 412K
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, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, mischievous children, holiday, when the parents are away, kids and family, child protagonist, neighbor, danger, vacation, precocious child, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 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, humorous, emotional, talky, sincere ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, thirtysomething life, human nature, introspection, unfulfillment, marital problem, breaking point, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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 6.1
 63K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, youth, danger, ski resort, stranded, frostbite, animal attack, skiing, ski lift, death, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: death, survival, cabin in the woods, in the woods, supernatural, trapped, zombie, monster, danger, youth, creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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 6.9
 223K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 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, humorous, sentimental, romantic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, christmas, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, snow, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
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Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: vacation, comedy of errors, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, love and romance, actress, videotaping, road trip, movie business, video camera, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, london, europe, french riviera, england ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: poet, vacation, extreme sport, adolescence vs adulthood, workaholic, friendship, fear, scuba diving, fall in love, challenge, bonding, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape and revenge, vengeance, rape, murder, violence spree, gang rape, violence against women, danger, rapist, woman in danger, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, death, in the woods, buddies, disorder, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, parody, gory, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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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, realistic, talky, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, vacation, battle of the sexes, buddies, road trip, male bonding, infidelity, sarcasm, divorce, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, ukraine, europe
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 6.6
 122K
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: humorous, feel good, touching, funny, exciting ...
Plot: elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, male friendship, golden years, disorder, old friend, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
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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: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, vacation, popularity, friendship, adolescence, social awkwardness, looking for sex, coming of age, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual activity, briton abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 7.3
 65K
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, enigmatic ...
Plot: vacation, suicide, composer, screenwriter, old friends, aging, friendship, surrealism, falling in love, freedom, husband wife relationship, retirement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, venice
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 7.5
 171K
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: friendship, golf, depression, vacation, on the road, midlife crisis, fall in love, best friends, love and romance, road trip, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
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, older woman younger man relationship, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, infidelity, coitus, extramarital affair, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sex in a swimming pool ...
Place: italy, 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, serious, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, survival, deadly, danger, isolation, friends, deadly creature, supernatural, husband wife relationship, road trip, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Hunting Party (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative ...
Style: rough, talky, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: journalism, cia, war crime, danger, reward, vacation, friendship, journalist, vengeance, war, track down, adventure ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina, new york ...
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 6.1
 89K
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, road movie, idiotic, not serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wedding, manipulative woman, vacation, wedding party, pretending to be someone else, friendship, sexual humor, troublemaker, deception, brother brother relationship, party, stupidity ...
Place: hawaii
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 6.6
 184K
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: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, nude beach, obsessive quest, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, marijuana, teenage life, buddies, escapades, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: germany, france, italy, belgium, europe ...
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 3.7
 8K
Cabin Fever (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: cabin in the woods, burned alive, virus, disease, teenager, vacation, dog, blood, isolation, gore, death, sex scene ...
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 4.7
 8K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, friends, manhunt, woman in danger, chase, island, communication problem, self defense, confined, reunion, isolation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, hopes, alcohol abuse, family relations, vacation, single parent, redemption, artists and showbiz, disability, misfit, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: stylized, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, writer's life, literature, midnight, bohemian life, past, love and romance, painting, encounter, vacation, french, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, versailles, montmartre paris, paris france
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 5.1
 12K
The Breed (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, dog, dog attack, island, chased by a dog, cabin in the woods, deadly, danger, isolation, rescue, plague ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 76K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, fall in love, youth, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, rock, love and romance, estrangement, love, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, california, san francisco
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