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, realistic, humorous, melancholic, feel good and funny films and TV shows about / with road trip, mentor, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, on the road, catastrophe, life philosophy, culture clash and suprisingly clever 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), Interstate 60 (2002), The End of the F***ing World (2017), Zombieland (2009), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Sex Drive (2008), Chef (2014), Rain Man (1988), Road Trip (2000), Leap Year (2010).

List of road trip movies

 7.5
 130K
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: emotional, captivating, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, feminism, friendship, housewife, fugitives, escapades, free spirited, female friendship, on the run, hitchhiker, robbery, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arkansas, arizona, usa, southern usa, new mexico ...
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 7.7
 29K
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, witty, enigmatic, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, alternate reality, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, on the road, life philosophy, imaginary, changing the past or future, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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: dark humor, tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, slang
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, teenager, underage, murder, psycho, teenage love, british humour, search for father, police investigation, psychopath, sexual abuse, looking for sex ...
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 7.6
 505K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, dark humor, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, road trip, danger, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, parody, post apocalypse, killings, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, texas, california
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 5.9
 109K
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason Kelly is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick, ...
Style: funny, humorous, road movie, absurd, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, golden years, family relations, wedding, grandparent grandchild relationship, disorder, army general, elderly, on the road, stereotypes, mentor, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.5
 82K
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: humorous, not serious, road movie, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: loss of virginity, looking for sex, road trip, friendship, virginity, high school, on the road, farce, coming of age, looking for love, shyness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.3
 187K
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: touching, feel good, humorous, road movie, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, road trip, father son relationship, starting over, food, happy ending, staff, kitchen, financial problem, workplace situations, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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 8.0
 460K
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, uplifting, road movie, touching, captivating ...
Plot: autism, road trip, mentally challenged, redemption, siblings relations, greed, unlikely friendships, yuppie, runaway, self discovery, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, california, cincinnati ohio, usa, texas ...
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 6.4
 154K
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: not serious, humorous, sexual, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, road trip, on the road, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, cheating, cross country, sex tape, college, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, austin texas, new york state, texas
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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: touching, humorous, road movie, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, road trip, loneliness, end of the world, romance, fall in love, media coverage, chaos, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, suicide, profanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, england, new jersey
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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: humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, road trip, nothing goes right, racial slur, on the road, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, stoner, fast food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
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 6.5
 91K
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: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, initially antagonists, couples, love triangle, love affair, proposal, road trip, irish, nothing goes right, escapades, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston
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 7.4
 29K
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: touching, emotional, uplifting, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, pilgrimage, travel, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, death of son, grief, christianity, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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 5.8
 112K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, friendship, self discovery, buddies, motorcycle chase, adventurer, escapades, middle aged man, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
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 7.4
 40K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, hidden identity, road trip, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, family relations, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states, california, new york
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Alpha and Omega (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, animal life, forbidden love, opposites attract, road trip, friends, getting home, wilderness, leadership, on the road, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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 6.1
 39K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, escapades, americana, society, youth, spying on couple having sex ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1950s ...
Place: usa, mexico, north carolina, virginia, alabama ...
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 7.0
 36K
American Honey (2016)
Genre: 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 ...
Plot: teenage girl, road trip, misfit, dancing, teenager, first love, marijuana, van, romance, storytelling, drinking, on the road ...
Place: america, oklahoma, nebraska, texas, california
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And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, age difference, hot and sexy, coming of age, sex, road trip, sexual obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, masturbation, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, madrid, mexico city, spain
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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: feel good, road movie, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, escapades, road trip, family relations, parenthood, suicide attempt, journey, beauty pageant, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
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 6.1
 94K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, family vacation, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, memphis, chicago illinois, arizona
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 6.5
 11K
Dutch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, prank, boarding school, mischievous children, reluctant partners, partners, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, social differences, culture clash, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, australia
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 7.3
 344K
Dumb & 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, idiotic, not serious, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, dimwit, illiteracy, stupidity, parakeet, road trip, friendship, social misfits, adventure, buddies, misfit, dumb ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, colorado, connecticut ...
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The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, ironic, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, car thief, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, human nature, coming of age, obsessive quest, lifestyle, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: oregon, new orleans, new jersey, california
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 6.6
 55K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, on the road, buddy, rivalry, last wish, obsessive quest, friendship, escapades, theft, youth, obstacle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999, year 1998
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco
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Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, road trip, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, family, parents and children, couple relations, nothing goes right, romance, family life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
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 5.7
 35K
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: overprotective mother, road trip, on the road, parents and children, salesman, single parent, family relations, protective parent, parent child relationship, hitchhiker, cross country, talking while driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, new jersey, san francisco
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The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, disability, road trip, caregiver, friendship, handicapped, teenage boy, abandoned by father, guilty conscience, loss of son, unlikely friendships, tragedy ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, rebelliousness, hitchhiker, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, identity crisis, americana, family problems, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, los angeles, southern california ...
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The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, on the road, friendship, mental illness, road trip, obsessive quest, escapades, social misfits, society, misfit, anorexia, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
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