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, semi serious, entertaining and funny films and TV shows about / with vacation, storytelling, dialogue, friendship, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, brutality, friends and family plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vacation: The Ruins (2008), The Way Way Back (2013), Grown Ups (2010), The Holiday (2006), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Little White Lies (2010), The Inbetweeners Movie (2011), A Bigger Splash (2015), Animal (2014), Home Alone (1990).

List of vacation movies

 5.9
 70K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, vacation, gory, ruins, ancient mystery, self sacrifice, friendship, survival, death, mercy killing, tourist, murder ...
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, shyness, summer, teenage love, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 5.9
 226K
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, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, reunion, friends, friendship, family relations, family life, eccentric family, adulthood, couples, stupidity, disorder, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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 6.9
 239K
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, sentimental, sweet, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, happy ending, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, snow, couples, christmas party, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
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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: dark humor, humorous, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, vacation, in the woods, student, youth, buddies, disorder, accidental killing, slasher, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, 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, humorous, emotional, talky, realistic ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, human nature, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, breaking point, ex couple relations, marital problem, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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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, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night
Plot: vacation, holiday, popularity, loss of virginity, friendship, adolescence, lifestyle, social awkwardness, looking for sex, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, 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: extreme sport, adolescence vs adulthood, vacation, poet, friendship, free spirited, obsessive quest, fall in love, workaholic, buddies, young man, engaged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Plot: vacation, rock star, rock concert, sex in a swimming pool, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, infidelity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, extramarital affair, coitus, older woman younger man relationship ...
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, scary, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vacation, survival, deadly, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, isolation, friends, road trip, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 455K
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, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, neighbor, danger, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
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, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: venice, italy, 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, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, letter, fall in love, beautiful scenery, love and romance, youth, road trip, love affair, couples, vacation, couple relations, looking for love ...
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, semi serious, realistic, 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, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, ukraine, europe
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 6.6
 127K
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, buddies, aging, friendship between men, male friendship, weekend, old friend, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, united states, new york ...
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 7.3
 71K
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 & death, old friends, friendship, surrealism, suicide, retirement, falling in love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venice, switzerland, alps, swiss alps
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 6.5
 28K
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, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, african american, holiday, love and romance, vacation, human nature, cooking, chef, romance, dealing with death, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, new orleans, prague czech republic, czech republic ...
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 7.6
 194K
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, suspense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, death, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 7.5
 178K
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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: writers, friendship, golf, midlife crisis, vacation, on the road, wine, depression, fall in love, love and romance, best friends, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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My Sister's Kids in Africa (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: This time our already familiar family moves to Africa in order to save endangered wildlife.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: vacation, mischievous children, family relations, siblings relations, youth, escapades, rescue, family, wilderness, disorder, danger, animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, denmark
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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, disco, philosophy, suicide, terrorist attack, rock band, beach ...
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 5.9
 934
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, love, family relations, friendship, female director, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
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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, scary, suspense, brutal, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, urban legend, vacation, rape, american abroad, brutality, homicidal maniac, violence, danger, crimes, death, gang rape ...
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, road movie, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: friends, vacation, on the road, terminal illness, friendship, bittersweet, thirty something, self discovery, road trip, escapades, best friends, thirtysomething life ...
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: realistic, semi serious, 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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, london, england
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 7.1
 11K
Table No. 21 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A couple live a mediocre life and are thrilled to have won an exotic vacation to Fiji & their excitement increases when they get a chance to play "Tell all truth" game for a mind boggling prize money. The game begins and the couple ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vacation, survival, contests and competitions, danger, resort, couples, deadly, dishonesty, woman in danger, island, adventure, haunted by the past ...
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The Hunting Party (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico
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: tense, talky, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: journalism, war crime, cia, danger, reward, vacation, friendship, journalist, vengeance, war, adventure, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, new york, bosnia herzegovina ...
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 6.6
 198K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, gang, odd couple, forgery, bribery, vacation, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, usa, asia, hong kong ...
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 7.2
 199K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, friendship, danger, vacation, loss of daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: appalachia
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 6.9
 67K
The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, gothic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, obsession, paranoia, new neighbor, old dark house, vacation, neighborhood, eccentric family, disorder, obsessive quest, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
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