Highway travel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant highway travel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out road movie, humorous, realistic, funny, light and melancholic films and TV shows about / with highway travel, on the road, road trip, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, disorder, mentor, runaway and chase plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as highway travel: 303 (2018), Vacation (2015), Detours (2016), The Puffy Chair (2005), Play It to the Bone (1999), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), The Odd Couple II (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), My Fellow Americans (1996).

List of highway travel movies

 7.5
 6K
303 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On the way from Berlin to Portugal in her rusty '303' camper van, young biology student Jule picks up hitchhiker Jan. While having intense conversations about everything and the world, they try not to fall in love.
Style: road movie, light, sincere, melancholic, exciting
Plot: trip, conversation, road trip, love, travel, highway travel, friendship, student, love and romance, hitchhiker, storytelling, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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 6.1
 99K
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, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family vacation, road trip, on the road, vacation, amusement park, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, highway travel, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, arizona, chicago illinois, memphis
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 6.6
 79
Detours (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida for her dream job. She drives south with her widowed dad, her mom's ashes in a coffee can, and a GPS with a mind of its own.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: road trip, infidelity, one night stand, love, highway travel, mother daughter relationship, sexual attraction, highway, extramarital affair, middle age romance, on the road, cheating wife ...
Place: atlantic ocean, florida, new york
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The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: road movie, mumblecore, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, wedding, introspection, parents and children, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, couple relations, gift ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
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Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, hopes, boxing, ambition, on the road, love triangle, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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Planes, Trains & 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: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, unlikely friendships, hitchhiker, on the road, advertising, screwball, generosity, snow, thief, odd couple, state trooper, chewing tobacco ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: tour guide, hitchhiker, chase, cycling, back from the dead, on the road, film within a film, man child, bicycle, truck driver, adventure, cross dressing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, usa
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The Odd Couple II (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 30 years after the first film, Oscar and Felix embark on a road trip together, to attend the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, wedding, reunion, on the road, road trip, marriage, farce, small town life, nothing goes right, escapades, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, florida, los angeles
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 6.1
 33K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, crimes, violence, professional killer, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, new mexico ...
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My Fellow Americans (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, assassination attempt, assassination, disorder, buddies, odd couple, white house, deadly, goofy hero, state affairs, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: west virginia, ohio, usa, washington d.c.
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The Muppet Movie (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: hollywood, gonzo, puppet, friendship, film within a film, passenger, swamp, ambition, on the road, fame, chaos, puppets ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.0
 21K
Miss March (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has since become a centerfold in one of the world's most famous men's magazines. He and his sex-crazed best friend decide to take a ...
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: playboy, erotica, road trip, virginity, life turned upside down, disorder, absurdism, stupidity, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the road, male virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
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 7.5
 75K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, police surveillance, crimes, crime, odd couple, race against time, partners, chases and races, organized crime, embezzlement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, los angeles, arizona ...
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 7.6
 130K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: insanity, neo noir, jealousy, mystery, graphic violence, murder, transformation, prison, hallucination, character change, dual identity, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, animal life, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 77K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, older woman younger man, road trip, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, buddies, contests and competitions, prodigy, championship, sport, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, nevada, usa
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Kansas City Bomber (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.
Style: rough, exciting, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, dishonesty, contests and competitions, sport, single parent, rising to stardom, rivalry, love and romance, love triangle, love affair, fixed match ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: missouri, usa
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Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, cross country, journey, family relations, family life, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, sibling relationship, coming of age, adventure, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, interracial romance, love and romance, women, pool party, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, los angeles
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 6.0
 51K
Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, haunted by the past, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, louisiana, california, idaho
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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, film within a film, monkey actor, friendship, escapades, drug dealing, heist, encounter, obsessive quest, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
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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, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, fast food, on the road, racial slur, police chase, odd couple, encounter, journey, loyalty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, destiny, unlikely couple, looking for love, opposites attract, travel, disorder, infidelity, fall in love, nothing goes right, on the road, airplane ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, miami, mexico, hawaii ...
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 6.6
 195K
EuroTrip (2004)
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, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, teen sex comedy, youth, nothing goes right, stereotypes, nude beach, obsessive quest, travel, culture clash, male nudity, comedy of errors, hitchhiking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, germany, france, europe, belgium ...
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 7.3
 352K
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, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, stupidity, dumb, odd couple, social misfits, dimwit, illiteracy, misfit, parakeet, friendship, adventure, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, colorado, rhode island ...
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 5.5
 1K
Diamonds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mystery about an ex-prizefighter who embarks on a journey to find 13 missing diamonds
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prostitute, on the road, elderly, athlete's life, lifestyle, aging, golden years, family relations, estrangement, treasure hunt, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: las vegas, canada, usa, nevada
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College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, family relations, on the road, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, teenage life, coming of age, youth, disorder, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, illinois, pittsburgh, washington d.c.
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 6.2
 329
Tenderness (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This is the first film by Hänsel based entirely on her own script and gives a wise and loving significance to the concept of personal and anecdotal. With beautiful leading roles by Canto as mother and Gourmet as her ex. Together, they drive to a ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, road movie, semi serious ...
Plot: renewed love, redemption, on the road, unfulfillment, hopes, couples, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorced couple, ski resort, trip, travel, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium
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 5.9
 2K
Land Ho! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: aging, road trip, elderly, buddies, human spirit, friendship, self discovery, disorder, on the road, hot spring, senior citizen, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
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 4.5
 187
BuzzKill (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Failed writer Ray Wyatt is ready to take his own life when a notorious serial murderer steals his latest movie script and begins publicizing it. Revived by the sudden deluge of celebrity, Ray starts tracking the killer to recover the manuscript.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: serial killer, writers, karaoke, goofy hero, desire for fame, chases and races, misfit, dull life, disorder, murderer, fame, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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