Movies and TV shows set in cross country

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in cross country ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, road movie, funny, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with on the road, road trip, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, runaway, culture clash, catastrophe, chase and vengeance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
Save
this
list

to
cross country
 158
cross country movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cross country: Need for Speed (2014), Rat Race (2001), The President (2014), The Straight Story (1999), Away We Go (2009), Due Date (2010), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), The Guilt Trip (2012), The Cannonball Run (1981), Terry (2005).
The list contains the best films ordered by rating. Click "View All" to show all items.
The Straight Story
Biography, Drama
France, UK, USA
112 min.
 8.0
Into the Wild
Adventure, Biography, Drama
USA
148 min.
 8.1
The list contains the new films ordered by year. Click "View All" to show all items.
The Strangers: Prey at Night
Horror
UK, USA
85 min.
 5.2
Death Race 2050
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
USA
90 min.
 3.7

List of movies set in cross country

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, racism, prejudice, male nudity, jewish, road trip, pornography, parody, stupidity, sarcasm, drinking, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, cross country, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 151K
Need for Speed
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, UK, France, Philippines
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vengeance, betrayal, corruption, revenge, racing, car race, cars, contests and competitions, video game, redemption, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city, arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 100K
Rat Race
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, road trip, contests and competitions, money, chase, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, creativity, escapades, partners, bet, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
Is relevant ?
The President
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The President is the story of a dictator of an imaginary country in the Caucasus, who is forced to escape following a coup d’état, and begins a journey to discover his country in the company of his five-year-old grandson. The two travel across ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, biting
Plot: on the road, hidden identity, on the run, political unrest, revolution, fish out of water, head of state, dictator, chases and races, escapades, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country
Is relevant ?
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 ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 49K
Away We Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt’s parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, marriage, road trip, adoption, storytelling, couple relations, on the road, relationships, love, thirtysomething life, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, canada, california, belgium ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 296K
Due Date
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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, dallas texas ...
Is relevant ?
National Lampoon's Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, adventure, dysfunctional family, desert, farce, dog, on the road, chase, down on your luck, theme park, family, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, california, colorado, st. louis missouri ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 33K
The Guilt Trip
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, road movie, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, guilt, on the road, single parent, relationships, drinking, parents and children, singleness, family relations, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey, san francisco, las vegas
Is relevant ?
The Cannonball Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: chase, adventure, underdog, race, motorcycle, parody, beer, racing, adventurer, kung fu, cars, alter ego ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 472
Terry
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Terry" tells the story of 21-year old amputee Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada with only one leg. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ontario when he died, one month before his 23rd birthday yet his memories will ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: human spirit, on the road, terminal illness, sport, hopes, life is a bitch, athlete's life, disability, cancer, marathon, canadian, running ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, cross country
Is relevant ?
The Terry Fox Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The true story about the Canadian cancer amputee hero who decided to run across Canada on only one leg to raise money for cancer research.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, human spirit, sport, child illness, terminal illness, ambition, hopes, family problems, life is a bitch, athlete's life, doctors and patients, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1981
Place: canada, cross country, british columbia
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 499
Arcadia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: on the road, innocence lost, parents and children, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, family problems, road trip, family relations, siblings relations, single father, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, missouri, oklahoma, california
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 505K
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, 1990s, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, california, mexico ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 440K
Zombieland
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, 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: humorous, dark humor, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, road trip, parody, friendship, apocalypse, virus, sarcasm, unlikely friendships, danger, blood, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cross country, california, washington d.c., texas
Is relevant ?
Everybody's Fine
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, holiday, parenthood, loneliness, golden years, on the road, doctor, family bonds, family drama, death, introspection, retired ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas
Is relevant ?
God Bless America
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: depression, violence, stupidity, politics, vigilante, anti heroes, murder, reality tv, misfit partners, violent, murderous pair, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 1K
Dear Eleanor
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: best friends, obsessive quest, coming of age, youth, friends, teenage life, international crisis, cold war, teenager, jail, teenage girl, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, cross country, america, colorado
Is relevant ?
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Genre: Comedy
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, sentimental, touching, road movie, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, road trip, on the road, odd couple, thanksgiving, train, screwball, comedy of errors, getting home, unlikely friendships, chase, foul language ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, st. louis missouri, california, illinois ...
Is relevant ?
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, buddies, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, sitcom, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
Is relevant ?
Everyone's Hero
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: sport, young heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, human spirit, friendship, family, righting the wronged, against the odds, theft, baseball bat, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, cross country, new york yankees, bronx new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 32K
Hit and Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: semi serious, humorous, road movie, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, romance, on the road, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, classic car, couple relations, cars, road trip, crime, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, los angeles, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 7K
Zombieland
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Zombieland follows four survivors outwitting zombies and searching for a place to call home.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, parody, plague, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, supernatural, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
Is relevant ?
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, atlanta georgia ...
Is relevant ?
Death Race 2000
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. ...
Style: futuristic, cynical, dark humor, road movie, serious ...
Plot: cult, violence, race, contests and competitions, gory, racing, dark hero, splatter, blood, death, survival, cars ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cross country
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 2K
Logan's Run
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, captivating
Plot: adventure, on the run, future dystopia, chases and races, escapades, society, androids and robots, fugitives, chase, track down, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, cross country
Is relevant ?
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: small town, gay, friendship, culture clash, cross dressing, transvestism, on the road, gays and lesbians, women, road trip, gender bending, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cross country, california, new york, london ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
Last Ride
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense
Plot: on the road, on the run, parents and children, wilderness, family relations, criminal heroes, fugitives, betrayal, innocence lost, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, cross country
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 4K
Jolene
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling to experience life.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sexy, psychological
Plot: orphan, drugs/alcohol, on the road, strong sexual content, teenage life, romance, love and romance, infidelity, youth, love affair, prostitute, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, california, oklahoma, south carolina ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Jackie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dutch twin sisters travel to America to look for their long-lost mother.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: mute or deaf, twins, obsessive quest, siblings relations, family relations, fish out of water, family problems, disorder, meet the parents, brother sister relationship, gay father, twin sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
Is relevant ?

TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

highway travel
highway travel movies
Are We There Yet? 2005
4.6
We're the Millers 2013
7.0
Turbo 2013
6.4
BuzzKill 2012
4.7
Land Ho! 2014
5.9
View all
road trip
road trip movies
EuroTrip 2004
6.6
We're the Millers 2013
7.0
Dirty Grandpa 2016
5.9
Chef 2014
7.3
Zombieland 2009
7.7
View all
on the road
on the road movies
Around the World with Willy Fog 1981
7.5
Samurai Champloo 2004
8.6
We're the Millers 2013
7.0
The Hitcher 2007
5.6
The Volcano 2013
5.5
View all
highway
highway movies
Desperation 2006
5.3
Speed 1994
7.2
Home 2008
7.0
A Bird of the Air 2011
6.6
No One Lives 2012
6.0
View all
grand canyon
grand canyon movies
Vacation 2015
6.1
Grand Canyon 1991
6.9
Thelma & Louise 1991
7.4
Knights 1993
5.2
The Darkness 2016
4.4
View all
road movie
road movie movies
Into the Wild 2007
8.1
Rat Race 2001
6.4
Interstate 60 2002
7.7
Tracks 2013
7.2
Due Date 2010
6.6
View all
hitchhiker
hitchhiker movies
The Hitcher 2007
5.6
The Forsaken 2001
5.3
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005
6.8
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974
7.5
The Hitcher 1986
7.3
View all
st. louis missouri
st. louis missouri movies
Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987
7.6
The Soul Man 2012
5.9
The Courier 2012
4.5
For All Time 2000
7.7
Satan's Cannibal Holocaust 2007
2.3
View all