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The list contains the best, new and most relevant road movie movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out road movie, realistic, melancholic, humorous, talky and harsh films and TV shows about / with storytelling, on the road, runaway, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, road trip, pornography and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as road movie: Into the Wild (2007), Interstate 60 (2002), Tracks (2013), Due Date (2010), We're the Millers (2013), A Walk in the Woods (2015), Eat Pray Love (2010), EuroTrip (2004), RV (2006), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).
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Tracks
Adventure, Biography, Drama
Australia
112 min.
 7.2
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
UK, France, USA
107 min.
 7.8
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Winter Flies
Comedy, Drama
Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia, France
85 min.
 6.3
As Green As It Gets
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Germany
116 min.

List of road movie movies

 8.1
 500K
Into the Wild
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, captivating, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, isolation, adventure, life & death, freedom, introspection, life philosophy, travel, loneliness, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, south dakota, washington state ...
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 7.7
 26K
Interstate 60
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: surreal, road movie, witty, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, wish come true, dream girl, life philosophy, mentor, existentialism, adventure, twists & turns, destiny, surrealism, self fulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
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 7.2
 24K
Tracks
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: road movie, scenic, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: desert, self discovery, survival, journey, beautiful scenery, adventurer, obsessive quest, solitude, wilderness, adventure, camel, dog ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1975, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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 6.6
 294K
Due Date
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
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: humorous, feel good, road movie, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: road trip, stupidity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, getting home, comedy of errors, unlikely friendships, bonding, odd couple, weed, misfit, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, california, atlanta georgia ...
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We're the Millers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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, funny, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family, on the road, drug dealing, adventure, drug smuggling, parenthood, wild ride, partners in crime, marijuana, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, denver colorado, tucson arizona, new mexico
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A Walk in the Woods
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: humorous, light, road movie, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, wilderness, in the woods, hiking, aging, midlife crisis, elderly, road trip, solitude, escapades, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa
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 5.7
 73K
Eat Pray Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: sentimental, scenic, romantic, inspirational, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: starting over, beautiful scenery, lifestyle change, self discovery, love, travel, female protagonist, depression, midlife crisis, solitude, wisdom of life, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, italy, indonesia, rome italy
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 6.6
 177K
EuroTrip
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, funny, road movie, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: road trip, comedy of errors, obsessive quest, culture clash, adventure, nothing goes right, buddies, stupidity, stereotypes, youth, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, europe, cross country, belgium, slovakia ...
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 5.5
 51K
RV
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: humorous, feel good, funny, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, workaholic, family relations, family vacation, parents and children, adventure, happy ending, family values, motor home, business trip, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, hawaii, pasadena california, nevada ...
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O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, entertaining, road movie, surreal ...
Plot: prison escape, adventure, obsessive quest, runaway, treasure hunt, on the run, creativity, criminal heroes, ex spouse, rescue, ex husband ex wife relationship, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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 5.9
 93K
Dirty Grandpa
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, funny, road movie, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, elderly, grandparent grandchild relationship, disorder, stereotypes, mentor, golden years, drinking, family relations, wedding, foul language, army general ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.3
 165K
Chef
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, light, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, chef, starting over, cooking and food, parenthood, family relations, staff, divorce, creativity, internet, kitchen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, miami, usa ...
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Murder on the Orient Express
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Malta, France, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: suspense, non-linear, artsy, surprise ending, road movie
Plot: train, murder, murder mystery, investigation, suspect, vengeance, justice, stabbed to death, conspiracy, snow, little girl, doctor ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: palestine, europe, yugoslavia, istanbul turkey, mediterranean sea ...
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 7.0
 28K
American Honey
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, bleak, talky, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: road trip, teenager, hip hop, runaway, storytelling, drinking, innocence lost, oil, coming-of-age, depression, mentor, coming of age ...
Place: texas, california, america, oklahoma, nebraska
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 6.1
 37K
On the Road
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Brazil, Canada, 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, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: road trip, adventure, on the road, book, friendship, drugs, drugs/alcohol, americana, writers, adaptation, strong sexual content, poetry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, mexico, denver colorado, cross country, colorado ...
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The Straight Story
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in ...
Style: road movie, emotional, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, road trip, on the road, runaway, golden years, storytelling, brothers, loneliness, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, eccentricity, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cross country, iowa, wisconsin, mississippi ...
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Alice in the Cities
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer’s block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her nine year old daughter ...
Style: road movie, psychological, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, hotel, on the road, self discovery, childhood, parenthood, loneliness, german, adventure, existentialism, police investigation, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, tokyo, japan, texas ...
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Roadside Prophets
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, obsession, hotel, on the road, adventure, americana, existentialism, road trip, partners, life & death, video game ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, nevada, usa, las vegas, california
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Two-Lane Blacktop
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A driver and a mechanic travel around the United States hopping from drag strip to drag strip in a 1955 Chevy Bel-Air coupe. They race for money, betting with their competitors. The pair gain a young and talkative female stowaway. Along the way they ...
Style: road movie, serious, enigmatic, bleak, meditative ...
Plot: cult, desert, existentialism, on the road, contests and competitions, cars, motorcycle, obsessive quest, loneliness, racing, destructive relationship, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 1K
Highway 61
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to ...
Style: road movie, humorous, talky, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, small town, chase, friendship, on the road, cult, buddies, devil, eccentricity, drug dealing, gunfight, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new orleans, usa, cross country, california ...
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Leningrad Cowboys Go America
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: rock and roll, music, culture clash, music band, finnish, nothing goes right, rock, on the road, deadpan, world, americana, music business ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, new orleans, finland, latin america, usa ...
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 7.3
 38K
The Hitcher
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: suspenseful, road movie, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, desert, chase, paranoia, murder, violence, gunfight, brutality, hitchhiker, kidnapping, blood, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
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Smokey and the Bandit
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, beer, car chase, police, road trip, on the road, cars, revenge, motorcycle, justice, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, cross country, california, arkansas ...
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Little Miss Sunshine
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, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, beauty pageant, road trip, parenthood, suicide attempt, heroin, sarcasm, hospital, drugs, farce, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, cross country, albuquerque new mexico, arizona ...
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Boys on the Side
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, aids, pregnancy, lesbian, road trip, love, friends, on the road, drinking, women, best friends, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, pittsburgh, cross country, pakistan, san diego california ...
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Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, down on your luck, yuppie, workplace, marriage, nothing goes right, corporate america, hopes, deadpan, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, friendship, chase, treasure hunt, heist, car chase, gunfight, violence, on the road, bank robbery, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: montana, usa
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 6.9
 14K
Something Wild
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: road movie, sexy, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: violence, romance, road trip, chase, on the road, dangerous attraction, sex, crimes, crime, culture clash, love and romance, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, virginia
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The Sugarland Express
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: suspenseful, road movie, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, crime, chase, police, adventure, adoption, prison, prison escape, car chase, corruption, small town, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
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Smokey and the Bandit II
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, road trip, on the road, desert, beer, cars, on the run, racing, justice, race against time, elephant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, cross country, mississippi, texas, florida
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8.6
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7.0
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melancholic
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7.3
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harsh
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300 2006
7.7
Dunkirk 2017
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7.5
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life philosophy
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8.3
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8.0
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existentialism
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8.3
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life & death
life & death movies
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7.9
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7.3
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7.2
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7.6
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pornography
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5.2
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7.9
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7.4
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6.7
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