Traffic jam movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant traffic jam movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, clever, interesting and weird films and TV shows about / with traffic jam, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, pornography, life philosophy, culture clash and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as traffic jam: House of Wax (2005), Weekend (1967), Songs from the Second Floor (2000), The Italian Job (1969), Falling Down (1993), Jam (2006), Bruce Almighty (2003), Carpool Guy (2005), Rain (2008), La La Land (2016).

List of traffic jam movies

 5.4
 120K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, traffic jam, group of friends, brutality, arson ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
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Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After settling in the tiny Australian town of Walkabout Creek with his significant other and his young son, Mick "Crocodile" Dundee is thrown for a loop when a prestigious Los Angeles newspaper offers his honey a job. The family migrates ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adventurer, traffic jam, culture clash, wild ride, danger, escapades, friendship, adventure, fish out of water, stolen painting, crocodile, swamp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, beverly hills
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 7.2
 14K
Weekend (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
Style: biting, suspense, tense, witty, clever ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, on the road, cannibalism, terrorism, fighting the system, dark humor, revolution, collision ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
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Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: poet, traffic jam, apocalypse, dark humor, religions or cults, human nature, worldwide chaos, multiple storylines, surrealism, loneliness, insanity, insurance ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, russia, scandinavia, eastern europe
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The Italian Job (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, car chase, gold, heist, traffic jam, mafia, prison, rivalry, tunnel, thief, chase, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, england, turin italy, london, alps
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 7.6
 181K
Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, tense, road movie ...
Plot: anger, losing-it hero, midlife crisis, depression, traffic jam, layoff, birthday, frustration, rage, alienation, life is a bitch, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.7
 358
Jam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traffic accident on a rural mountain road becomes a life changing experience for fifteen diverse travelers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, traffic jam, on the road, countryside, reunion, family relations, wedding, disagreement, doctors and patients, parents and children, rivalry, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 385K
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruce Nolan toils as a "human interest" television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Grace, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules ...
Style: light, humorous, inspirational, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, responsibility, chosen one, supernatural ability, miraculous event, deal, supernatural power, divine intervention, dog, god or devil, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mount everest
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 5.3
 198
Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: office, rivalry, odd couple, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, traffic jam, rich and poor, ambition, lifestyle change, friendship, advertising executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.5
 423
Rain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Buenos Aires. It rains. Alma is in her car, stuck in Buenos Aires' traffic. She has recently broken-up with her boyfriend, and she has been living in her little car since then. Suddenly, Roberto gets into the car. He's wet and hurt, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, hotel, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, hopes, family relations, couples, missing person, destiny, pregnancy, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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 8.0
 541K
La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, melancholic, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jazz, pianist, music, bigger dreams, audition, jazz club, jazz musician, jazz music, dance ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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Quick Gun Murugun: Misadventures of an Indian Cowboy (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: India
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quick Gun Murugun is an unlikely Superhero with Guntastic powers. He is a Sincere South Indian Cowboy who considers it his duty to serve and protect. The movie revolves around mis-adventures of Quick Gun Murugun and his fight with his arch villain ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: reincarnation, save the day, unlikely couple, win over, one more chance, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, unlikely partners, rivalry, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
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The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, loneliness, singleness, starting over, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, traffic jam, honeymoon, cruise, adaptation, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
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 6.1
 3K
Afterglow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, traffic jam, pregnancy, depression, obsession, romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, power relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec
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 6.7
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, friendship, living together, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.6
 16K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, one night, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
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 6.7
 3K
Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family problems, crimes, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, traffic jam, hitchhiker, murder, divorce, father daughter relationship, guilt, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Danny Deckchair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the tale of a cement truck driver named Danny, whose long awaited vacation is cancelled thanks to his scheming girlfriend, Trudy. Danny escapes his grim life in suburban Australia and blasts into the skies in a chair tied with ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, starting over, love affair, self discovery, social relations, small town life, love triangle, inventor, suburbs, traffic jam, prank, balloon ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, kansas, sydney australia, texas
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 6.6
 16K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, drug use, marriage proposal, wedding, romance, love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, mysterious character, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
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 5.5
 58K
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: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, family vacation, motor home, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, parents and children, nothing goes right, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
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 6.7
 29K
The Eye (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, able to see the dead, woman in danger, transplant, hospital, supernatural ability, afterlife, blind girl, blindness, hanging, disfigurement, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan
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The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, neo noir, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, drug lord, police brutality, drug dealing, investigation, gangsters, anti hero, anti heroes, informant, partnership, frenchman, traffic jam ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, marseille, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 114K
8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, reflective, stylized ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, creator, postmodernism, producer, star, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, france, copenhagen, rome italy ...
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Anger Management (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, realistic, not serious, neurotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rage, lawyer, therapist, anger, unconventional method, doctors and patients, misfit partners, treatment, psychology, trial, court, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, bronx new york city, boston ...
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, survival, fate of humanity, destruction, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, south america ...
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 7.0
 354K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, master criminal, robbery, revenge, mentor, hacker, gold, safecracker, caper, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, california ...
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, war crime, sexual abuse, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1957 ...
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, germany, frankfurt germany ...
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 6.2
 934
Superstau (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: traffic jam, holiday, car, highway, family conflict, summer, stress
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 7.1
 6K
Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: road movie, stylized, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, fish out of water, lifestyle, misfit, disorder, stoners, car, technology, satire, car damage, road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, france, paris france, europe, netherlands ...
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 7.0
 993
Traffic Jam (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A large international cast takes part in this comedy in which the stories of numerous individuals whose cars are stalled in a massive Roman traffic jam are told.
Style: italian comedy
Plot: traffic jam, claustrophobia, stress, soccer, traffic, dark humor, rape, ambulance, smoking, satire, male female relationship, car ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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