Hitchhiker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hitchhiker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out road movie, suspenseful, realistic, weird, cult film and serious films and TV shows about / with hitchhiker, on the road, road trip, murder, suspense, violence, storytelling, blood, hitchhiking and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
hitchhiker movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hitchhiker: Deadly Pickup (2016), The Hitcher (2007), The Hitcher (1986), Hitch Hike (1977), Freeway (1996), Monster Man (2003), Hick (2011), Into the Wild (2007), The Forsaken (2001), Curve (2015).

List of hitchhiker movies

Deadly Pickup (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Breezy isn't your ordinary hitch-hiker: she's sexy, fun... and a cold-blooded killer. As deadly as a viper, Breezy murders her victims with a poisonous ring. As she preys on highway pickups, Breezy moves from town to town, finally settling ...
Style: slasher, captivating, suspenseful, tense, sexy ...
Plot: hitchhiker, femme fatale, sex scene, murder, couples, suspense, serial killer, porn, bad girl, deviant sex, voyeur, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: slasher, scary, road movie, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, hitchhiker, road trip, murder, desert, survival, suspense, on the run, car chase, car accident, police station ...
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
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The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: road movie, psychological, slasher, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, desert, psychopath, insanity, macabre, chase, stalking, paranoia, car chase, psycho killer, suspense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, usa
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Hitch Hike (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, road movie, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: psychopath, rape, rape and revenge, hitchhiker, hostage, violence, suspense, rape turns to consensual sex, exploitation, on the run, on the road, misogynist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona, southern california, yuma arizona
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Freeway (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, road movie ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, drug addiction, little red riding hood, psychopath, teenager, brutality, prison, dysfunctional family, hitchhiker, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, san diego california
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Monster Man (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two guys and a female hitchhiker are terrorized by a monstrous looking man driving a giant monster truck.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, slasher, scary, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, psychopath, on the road, road trip, motel, buddies, satanic ritual, love triangle, monster, monster truck, dark humor, car ...
Place: southern usa
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Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, hitchhiker, teenage runaway, on the road, alcoholic, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, runaway, age difference ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: nebraska, oklahoma, usa, california
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The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, on the road, hitchhiker, mind game, woman in danger, suspense, survival, vengeance, police investigation, law enforcement, murder ...
Place: texas, usa
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Into the Wild (2007)
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, melancholic, inspirational, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, road trip, self discovery, wilderness, solitude, freedom, journey, life philosophy, isolation, lifestyle change, adventurer, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991, 90s
Place: alaska, los angeles, north america, usa, arizona ...
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The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, road movie, rough, sexy, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, hitchhiker, suspense, female vampire, virus, desert, brutality, supernatural, transformation, on the road, vampire slayer, infected ...
Time: 2000s
Place: colorado, usa, arizona, california, los angeles ...
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Curve (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman becomes trapped in her car after a hitchhiker causes her to have an automobile accident.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scenic, tense ...
Plot: trapped, survival, suspense, car breakdown, hitchhiker, psychopath, on the road, fear, serial killer, female protagonist, fire, deathtrap ...
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House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: disturbing, scary, bloody, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: halloween, macabre, psychopath, supernatural, violent, urban legend, brutality, killer clown, murder, disturbed individual, torture, suspense ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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Snakeskin (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, drug dealing, partners, escapades, friendship, buddies, violence spree, chase, hidden identity, odd couple, obsessive quest, criminal heroes ...
Place: new zealand
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Knife in the Water (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
Style: art house, psychological, road movie, tense, sexy ...
Plot: sailing, hitchhiker, drowning, competitiveness, suspense, boat, jealousy, adultery, radio, psychology, murder, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: poland, eastern europe, europe
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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: road movie, humorous, surreal, dark, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, suicide, depression, road trip, death, hitchhiker, russian, friendship, mental illness, on the road, suicide attempt, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey, new jersey
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Planes, Trains and 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: feel good, road movie, light, funny, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: road trip, thanksgiving, travel, holiday, train, buddy, snow, airplane, on the road, railway, husband wife relationship, airport ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, illinois, new york ...
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Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: scary, slasher, campy, splatter, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hit and run, hitchhiker, monster, lake, supernatural, murder, male prostitute, scalping, raft, marijuana, swimming, suspense ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa, arizona, new jersey
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Near Dark (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
Style: scary, road movie, gothic, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, hitchhiker, gang, truck, small town, femme fatale, motel, transformation, suspense, violence, farm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, austin texas, usa, texas, kansas
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary (2014)
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five youths on a weekend getaway fall prey to a depraved family of cannibals in Tobe Hooper's masterpiece of subversive horror, now featuring a 4k digital transfer and all-new surround sound mix supervised by the director.
Style: bleak, tense, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hitchhiker, disturbed individual, massacre, murder, cannibalism, dead teenager, chainsaw, paranoia, fear, psycho killer, friendship, violence ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, avant garde, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, road trip, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, biker, marijuana, existentialism, rock music, drugs, rebelliousness, self discovery ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, california, usa, southern usa ...
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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: funny, buddy comedy, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: road trip, stupidity, hitchhiker, getting home, weed, slacker, marijuana, screwball, odd couple, bonding, stoners, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, dallas texas, texas ...
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On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, 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, sexy, inspirational, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, writers, drugs, on the road, infidelity, adaptation, friendship, sex scene, marijuana, youth, hitchhiker, nude ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1949 ...
Place: nebraska, usa, alabama, virginia, mexico city ...
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Road Games (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Style: slasher, road movie, psychotronic, neo noir, perverse ...
Plot: truck, serial killer, murder, on the road, hitchhiking, australian outback, suspicion, highway, strangulation, paranoia, framed for murder, van ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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In July (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, travel, looking for love, hot and sexy, hitchhiker, summer vacation, male female relationship, theft, border crossing, true love, summer, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, bulgaria, istanbul turkey, budapest ...
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Riding the Bullet (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: scary, psychological, intense, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, macabre, suspense, destiny, halloween, on the road, hitchhiker, life & death, brutality, death, road trip, psychopath ...
Time: year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, maine
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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, funny, talky, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, drugs, hollywood, road trip, hitchhiker, chase, monkey actor, filmmaking, orangutan, superhero, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
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Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, road movie, tense, neo noir ...
Audience: adult
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, journalism, journalist, lovers on the run, suspense, road trip, writers, obsession, on the road, cross country, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pittsburgh, texas
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, hitchhiker, social misfits, life is a bitch, innocence lost, rebelliousness, lifestyle, city life, individualism, teenage life, virgin, homelessness ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain, france, berlin germany, portugal
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Give Me Your Hand (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quentin and Antoine are 18-year-old twins. Without their father knowing it, they set out on a voyage to Spain, where their mother's funeral is to ake place. The two brothers barely knew their mother. Their hitchhiking journey is full of ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay brother, twins, estranged mother, road trip, lgbt, on the road, hitchhiker, funeral, gay teenager, self discovery, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, spain, france
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Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, art film ...
Audience: adult
Plot: alien, femme fatale, human prey, disguise, extraterrestrial, female nudity, desire, very little dialogue, seduction, nightclub, eroticism, deformity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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