Cross country movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cross country movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, road movie, serious, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with cross country, on the road, road trip, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Netherlands and other countries.
cross country
 174
cross country movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cross country: Dear Eleanor (2016), Terry (2005), Road Trip (2000), Josh and S.A.M. (1993), Need for Speed (2014), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Crazy Mama (1975), Rise of the Animals (2011), They Have Escaped (2014), The Marchers (2013).

List of cross country movies

 6.0
 2K
Dear Eleanor (2016)
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, realistic, political, touching, captivating
Plot: youth, cross country, obsessive quest, friends, international crisis, teenage life, best friends, first lady, cuban missile crisis, escapades, actress, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, colorado, america
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 493
Terry (2005)
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: touching, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: cross country, terminal illness, marathon, running, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, family relations, life is a bitch, sport, hopes, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 158K
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: sex comedy, not serious, humorous, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: teen sex comedy, road trip, college, loss of virginity, race against time, nothing goes right, on the road, cross country, sex tape, obsessive quest, escapades, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, new york state, austin texas, texas
Is relevant ?
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, journey, cross country, 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
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 6.4
 163K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, India
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car race, car chase, street racing, car, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, rivalry, race against time, ex convict, justice, bet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, new york, detroit ...
Is relevant ?
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
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: road movie, humorous, realistic, gross out humor, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, cross country, adventure, plan gone awry, grand canyon, couple relations, theme park, youth, couples, disorder, family holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, kansas, arizona, st. louis missouri ...
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 655
Crazy Mama (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: cross country, family relations, on the road, car chase, crimes, criminal heroes, society, chase, unlikely criminals, crime, graphic violence, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: arkansas, florida, california, las vegas
Is relevant ?
Rise of the Animals (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a world where animals have turned on humanity, a teen travels across the country in search of the girl of his dreams.
Style: not serious, humorous, psychotronic, scary, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, dangerous animal, on the road, danger, cross country, deadly, escapades, silly humor, chases and races, chaos, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
$50K and a Call Girl: A Love Story (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ross is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and given six weeks to live, his newly engaged older brother Seth offers to spend his $50,000 wedding fund on a final trip of a lifetime. Their plans are complicated when Ross invites a call girl to ...
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, terminal illness, fall in love, cross country, unfulfillment, call girl, prostitute, journey, friendship, adventure, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
Is relevant ?
They Have Escaped (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two troubled youths break out of their halfway house and make their way to one's home.
Style: touching, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: youth, teenager, rebelliousness, fall in love, teenage love, cross country, juvenile delinquency, crimes, danger, rebellion, love and romance, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 352
The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, rebellion, fighting the system, society, life is a bitch, hopes, cross country, discrimination, immigrants, misfit, racial slur ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, lyon
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Jackie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dutch twin sisters travel to America to look for their long-lost mother.
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: twins, family relations, cross country, disorder, family problems, journey, search, obsessive quest, mute or deaf, meet the parents, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, holland
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion, elderly, family problems, cross country, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, president, obsessive quest, odd couple, nothing goes right, theft, mafia, cross country, casino, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, washington d.c., texas, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: musician's life, music, direction and purpose, odd couple, self discovery, introspection, partners, siblings relations, cross country, unsuccessful, down on your luck, folk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 2K
Road Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his movie and television career has run dry, Bruce Madsen (Adam Carolla) is forced to go back on the road playing one dingy comedy club after another, spending endless nights in budget hotel rooms and always flying coach. Amidst trying to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, road trip, travel, artists and showbiz, performer's life, downfall, showbiz, cross country, human nature, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Story of My Death (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Romania
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.
Style: serious, atmospheric, talky, captivating, rough ...
Plot: vampire, casanova, cross country, supernatural, writer's life, womanizer, aging, introspection, dracula, performer's life, power relations, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, transylvania, switzerland
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 86
Headfirst (2012)
Genre: Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zoé decides to hit the road to approach a writer she admires (played by the French director Jacques Doillon). She believes that a road trip might give purpose to her life. On the way, she meets Adrien, a young comedian. Intrigued by her elusive ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative
Plot: self discovery, on the road, teenage love, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, cross country, love triangle, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, france
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 6.6
 31K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, native american, human nature, mental illness, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, anti heroes, partners, anti hero, revenge, misfit partners, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
Is relevant ?
Ass Backwards (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, escapades, follow your dream, homecoming, physical appearance, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 89K
Bad Grandpa (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: grandparent and grandchild, prank, on the road, funeral, goofy hero, cross dressing, elderly, irresponsible, drugs/alcohol, disorder, road trip, social awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, nebraska, tennessee, st. louis missouri
Is relevant ?
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gender bending, gay, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, cross country, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 4K
Jolene (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling to experience life.
Style: psychological, sentimental, realistic, sexy, serious
Plot: orphan, infidelity, teenage life, youth, love affair, on the road, cross country, couples, drugs/alcohol, romance, love and romance, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, oklahoma, california, south carolina ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, waitress, diner, bar, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
Is relevant ?
Sgt. Will Gardner (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: iraq war, soldier, iraq war veteran, road trip, father son relationship, homelessness, cross country, friendship, brain damage, post traumatic stress disorder, desperation, harley davidson ...
Place: america, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 1K
Extremedays (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As four lifelong friends, Will, Bryan, Matt, and Corey, are on the road trip they've been planning their whole lives, Corey's beloved grandfather unexpectedly dies. When going to claim Corey's inheritance, the gang meets Matt's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, self discovery, teenage life, best friends, gang, buddies, youth, looking for sex, male camaraderie, male female relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, california, washington d.c., usa, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 540
Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: road trip, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, cross country, coming of age, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, oklahoma, missouri
Is relevant ?
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, haunted by the past, motorcycle race, motorcycle, memory, strong sexual content, driving, prostitute, redemption, longing, lovers apart, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, new hampshire, usa, st. louis missouri ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 324K
Due Date (2010)
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, buddy comedy, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, unlikely friendships, hitchhiker, slacker, stupidity, getting home, weed, race against time, odd couple, childbirth, marijuana, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, texas, louisiana, birmingham alabama ...
Is relevant ?
The Cannonball Run (1981)
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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?