Road trip movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant road trip movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out road movie, weird, realistic, funny, feel good and clever films and TV shows about / with road trip, on the road, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, suprisingly clever, travel and culture clash plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as road trip: Thelma & Louise (1991), We're the Millers (2013), Road Trip (2000), Rain Man (1988), Sex Drive (2008), Into the Wild (2007), Dumb and Dumber (1994), Due Date (2010), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Little Miss Sunshine (2006).

List of road trip movies

 7.5
 154K
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: road movie, emotional, sincere, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, feminism, female friendship, fugitives, rape, women, waitress, lesbian love, housewife, female bonding, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, southern usa, arkansas, oklahoma, california ...
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, ridiculous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: road trip, on the road, journey, nothing goes right, adolescence, smuggling, drug dealing, pretense, stripper, parenthood, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
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 6.5
 169K
Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Style: sex comedy, teen sex comedy, funny, sexy, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: road trip, college, sex, loss of virginity, fraternity, teenage sex, teenager, sex tape, cross country, high school, nothing goes right, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, boston, new york state, austin texas
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 8.0
 509K
Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: sincere, road movie, uplifting, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: autism, road trip, redemption, mentally challenged, runaway, brother brother relationship, family relations, siblings relations, disability, self discovery, greed, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, los angeles, missouri, texas ...
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 6.5
 88K
Sex Drive (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.
Style: sex comedy, teen sex comedy, funny, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: road trip, loss of virginity, high school, friendship, looking for sex, virginity, on the road, teenager, farce, coming of age, male nudity, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 617K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, inspirational, melancholic, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, road trip, journey, adventure, solitude, freedom, isolation, life philosophy, lifestyle change, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1991, year 1992, 90s
Place: alaska, north america, usa, california, arizona ...
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 7.3
 381K
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, absurd, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, dumb, dimwit, stupidity, buddies, adventure, friendship, parakeet, odd couple, toilet humor, social misfits, illiteracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, colorado, rhode island, new jersey, usa ...
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 6.5
 342K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: road trip, weed, hitchhiker, marijuana, stupidity, slacker, stoners, unlikely friendships, getting home, screwball, bonding, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, california, usa, arizona ...
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National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, funny, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, adventure, cross country, plan gone awry, dysfunctional family, youth, small town, vacation, amusement park, on the road, family vacation, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, chicago illinois, california, usa, arizona ...
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, funny, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, gay, family relations, obsessive quest, escapades, parenthood, honest, loser, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: funny, humorous, road movie, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, college, weed, stoner, drugs, friendship, teenager, party, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, cerebral, sad, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: road trip, home schooling, funeral, capitalism, survivalist, loss of wife, teenage girl, suicide, precocious child, large family, suicide of mother, family relations ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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 7.6
 33K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: road movie, surreal, witty, enigmatic, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, alternate reality, life philosophy, wish come true, dream girl, choice, on the road, self fulfillment, hopes, changing the past or future, motel ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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 5.5
 60K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: funny, road movie, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: road trip, family vacation, motor home, workaholic, father daughter relationship, adventure, family holiday, family relations, chase, runaway, family values, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, hawaii, usa, pasadena california, nevada ...
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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
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 5.8
 37K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Plot: road trip, overprotective mother, salesman, mother son relationship, on the road, family relations, single parent, parents and children, parent child relationship, protective parent, travel, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, new jersey, san francisco
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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: romantic, touching, road movie, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, end of the world, apocalypse, bittersweet, loneliness, romance, love, asteroid, friendship, catastrophe, dark humor, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, england
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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
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 7.6
 569K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, parody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, road trip, dark humor, survival horror, amusement park, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, atmospheric, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, drugs, road trip, hallucination, addiction, american dream, journalism, surrealism, psychedelia, marijuana, cocaine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971
Place: las vegas, usa
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 8.2
 475K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, road movie, funny, captivating ...
Plot: racism, interracial friendship, friendship, road trip, journey, travel, musician, blacks and whites, friend, racial prejudice, racial slur, on the road ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 2010s, 20th century
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, america, kentucky, manhattan new york city ...
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, captivating, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, underage, murder, psycho, road trip, dark humor, teenage love, psychopath, tragic love, police investigation, search for father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: united kingdom
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 7.3
 214K
Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: feel good, road movie, touching, inspirational, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cooking and food, food, chef, road trip, cooking, father son relationship, happy ending, parent child relationship, starting over, restaurant owner, internet, midlife crisis ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, florida, new orleans, usa ...
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 6.4
 104K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, irish, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, initially antagonists, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, proposal, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, wales, boston ...
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 5.8
 119K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: road movie, funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, motorcycle, midlife crisis, on the road, motorcycle gang, biker, self discovery, adventure, small town, happy ending, chase, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, california, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean
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 5.7
 134K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: funny, road movie, absurd, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, stupidity, con woman, crimes, identity, sarcasm, dumb, female criminal, male female friendship, escapades, foul language ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, colorado, san francisco
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 7.0
 43K
American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, runaway, teenager, first love, van, jealousy, sex scene, on the road, character study, life philosophy ...
Place: california, texas, kansas city, nebraska, america ...
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 7.3
 33K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, scenic, poignant, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: travel, road trip, journey, death of son, life philosophy, self discovery, pilgrimage, redemption, grief, survival, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, france, california, europe
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Style: road movie, feel good, buddy movie, funny, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, road trip, holiday, train, airplane, snow, travel, on the road, railway, airport, comedy duo, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 110K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, avant garde, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hippie, road trip, motorcycle, biker, friendship, on the road, marijuana, existentialism, hitchhiker, lsd, hallucination, self discovery ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, california, los angeles, southern usa ...
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