Cross country trip movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cross country trip movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, road movie, humorous, semi serious, melancholic and feel good films and TV shows about / with cross country trip, on the road, road trip, mentor, dialogue, runaway, brutality, cross country, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cross country trip: I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998), Jackson County Jail (1976), Jungle (2017), Jeepers Creepers (2001), Arcadia (2012), Chennai Express (2013), Children of the Corn (1984), Lost in America (1985), The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977), Goodbye Pork Pie (1980).

List of cross country trip movies

I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: christmas, race against time, college, on the road, desert, adventure, youth, family, comedy of errors, teenage life, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, iowa, nebraska ...
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Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, escape, prison, injustice, on the road, police corruption, chase, roadblock, hitchhiker, psychotic, car theft, cross country trip ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
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 6.7
 47K
Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: jungle, survival, adventurer, river, amazon rainforest, raft, alone, rescue, israeli, ends with biographical notes, hallucination, cross country trip ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bolivia, south america
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Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, gory, chase, death, danger, scarecrow, serial killer, brother, survival, dead teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
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Arcadia (2012)
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: 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, coming of age, cross country, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, missouri, california
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Chennai Express (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: train ride, opposites attract, fall in love, wild ride, escapades, romance, bollywood, chance meeting, domineering father, father daughter relationship, escape, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, murder, small town, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, cult, children, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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Lost in America (1985)
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: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, couples, love and romance, hopes, promotion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Henry Fonda plays Elegant John, an old trucker who steals back his prized rig in California and takes off with almost no money. His Kenworth tractor has the name Eleanor on it. Elegant John once met Eleanor Roosevelt. He pulls a Fruehauf van with a ...
Style: road movie
Plot: truck driver, hitchhiker, crying man, borrowing money, playboy magazine, breaking and entering, smoking, sex worker, cowboy hat, eating, dumb police, lack of money ...
Time: 70s
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Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, chases and races, adventure, obsessive quest, partners, chase, adventurer, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, heist, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, desert, gender bending, bus, cross dressing, on the road, australian outback, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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Warriors of the Sacred Temple (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The High Abbot of Shaolin Temple sends the Ten Brothers, newly finished with their Shaolin training, as escorts to one Master Chu. Master Chu has been living in the Temple for two years waiting for the right time to leave and renew his fight against ...
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, spear, blood, foot chase, spy, kung fu, horseback, monastery, restaurant, attack, kung fu fighting ...
Place: china
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Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Having been adopted by the madam of a southwestern brothel, a now adult Adrian must cope with the fact that he's Satan's kid, and not living up to his expectations.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: occult, satanic ritual, childbirth, child birth, child born of rape, telepathy, devil, satanism, violence, highway, cross country, toy car ...
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Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, aging, on the road, americana, hitchhiker, family relations, cat, eviction, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, estrangement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
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They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Get set for all the zany fun in this hilarious comedy about an Asian immigrant that everyone calls "Bruce", because of his resemblance to the legendary Bruce Lee. Bruce unknowingly works as cook for the Mob and is duped into making ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gang, undercover, bruce lee, culture clash, society, twins, hidden identity, rivalry, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, chicago illinois, australia ...
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 5.2
 1K
Roadie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, rock music, celebrity culture, americana, showbiz, fall in love, rock, lifestyle, obsessive quest, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas
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Leaving No Trace (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, self discovery, friendship, on the road, partners, society, drug dealing, travel, hitchhiker, escape, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968) is a movie comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Stella Stevens. The film is a sequel to The Trouble with Angels (1966) and was written by Blanche Hanalis from a story by Jane Trahey, and directed by James ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: bishop, boarding school, bus, convent, catholic, mother superior, nun, siblings relations, school, teachers and students, boarding school life, college life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california
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Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: desert, rescue attempt, maze, aborigine, countdown, journey, outback, sandstorm, journalist, tragedy, obsessive quest, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1850s, 1860s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
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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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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, dark humor, gross out 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, kansas, arizona, st. louis missouri, colorado ...
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 7.4
 318K
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, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business trip, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
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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, gay slur, friendship, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, showbiz, cross country ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
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 6.5
 323K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: 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, not serious, buddy comedy, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, unlikely friendships, slacker, marijuana, stupidity, getting home, weed, race against time, odd couple, childbirth, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, arizona, dallas texas, alabama ...
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 3.5
 38K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, on the road, virgin, teenager, teenage love, road trip, high school, love and romance, dream, audition, pop music, singing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, georgia, usa, arizona, tucson arizona ...
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 5.6
 30K
Bubble Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: niagara falls, goofy hero, youth, obsessive quest, teenage life, self discovery, illness, love and romance, romance, chosen one, wedding, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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Bicentennial Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: robot, life philosophy, androids and robots, dystopic future, androids, utopia, artificial intelligence, human nature, self discovery, romance, society, opposites attract ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 2040s, 21st century, 22nd century ...
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 6.4
 84K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, cars, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, dream come true, accident, chases and races, snail, talking animals ...
Place: usa, indiana, midwest
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 6.7
 13K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: poet, poetry, courtroom drama, literature, freedom, courtroom, writer's life, society, censorship, gay, mental institution, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1920s, 20s, year 1957 ...
Place: san francisco, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, oklahoma, california ...
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 3.8
 1K
Roadkill (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Plot: on the road, friends, deadly creature, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, corpse, old woman, accident, brutality, mythology, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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