On the road movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant on the road movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out road movie, realistic, humorous, melancholic, semi serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with on the road, road trip, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), life philosophy and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as on the road: Into the Wild (2007), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), On the Road (2012), Interstate 60 (2002), White Line Fever (1975), Return to Macon County (1975), We're the Millers (2013), The Trip (2010), Crossroads (2002), Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997).

List of on the road movies

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, melancholic, inspirational, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, journey, wilderness, freedom, isolation, life philosophy, adventure, on the road, solitude, introspection, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, california, washington state, georgia ...
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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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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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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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White Line Fever (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, bar fight, truck driver, chase, corruption, violence, fistfight, crime, cons and scams, gangsters, adventure, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
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Return to Macon County (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, car chase, car, waitress, rivalry, countryside, juvenile delinquency, youth, teenage life, buddies, partners ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, georgia, usa
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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, not serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: journey, nothing goes right, smuggling, adolescence, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the road, pretense, partners in crime, neighbor, adventure, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tucson arizona, new mexico, denver colorado
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The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, london
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Crossroads (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, virgin, on the road, teenager, teenage love, road trip, love and romance, dream, audition, pop music, singing, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, georgia, new orleans, tucson arizona ...
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Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
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Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, musician's life, rock, on the road, music, journalism, musician, music band, fame, aspiring writer, innocence lost, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, new york, san francisco ...
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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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Nothing to Lose (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, crimes, urban ghetto, dishonesty, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, arizona
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Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love affair, on the road, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, business trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, san francisco ...
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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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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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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, post apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, dying, selflessness, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, atmospheric, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, friendship, obsessive quest, danger, martial arts, on the road, hip hop, master warrior, pride and honor, swearing, road trip ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, okinawa japan, feudal japan
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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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Tammy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, escapades, road trip, nothing goes right, unemployment, grandmother granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, alcoholic, adventure, mentor, disorder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, one female two males threesome, violence, surrealism, murder, sex, love triangle, drifter, severed head, controversy, punk, fellatio ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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The Brown Bunny (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bud Clay races motorcycles in the 250cc Formula II class of road racing. After a race in New Hampshire, he has five days to get to his next race in California. During his road trip, he is haunted by memories of the last time he saw Daisy, his true ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, road movie, avant garde ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, motorcycle race, haunted by the past, motorcycle, memory, strong sexual content, driving, prostitute, redemption, couples, lovers apart, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new hampshire, los angeles, usa, ohio ...
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Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, contemplative, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, pregnancy, sex, train, waitress, snow, bowling, bowling alley, working class, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, road movie, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, car chase, desert, farce, adventure, group of strangers, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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Two for the Road (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and ...
Style: stylized, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, fall in love, pregnancy, bittersweet, romance, music band, reunion, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, france, england, southern france, nice france ...
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Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buck Bonham (Willie Nelson) is a country singer, with a good family, struggling to find national fame. He juggles his music career with his responsibilities to his wife and son. He has everything going his way until the daughter of his former ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, infidelity, music, romance, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, moral dilemma, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
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Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
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Gordy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pig, on the road, rescue, animal life, danger, heroic mission, farm, friendship, talking animals, adventure, journey, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
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Aaltra (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. Through a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they are doomed to stay together. They no longer focus their ...
Style: dark humor, road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: on the road, hospital, friendship, disability, misfit, paralysis, farmer, tractor, adventure, life is a bitch, money, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland, europe, belgium, helsinki finland
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