Traveling salesman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant traveling salesman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, serious, touching and sexy films and TV shows about / with traveling salesman, salesman, couples, prostitute, on the road, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, small town and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Spain, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as traveling salesman: Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002), The Iceman Cometh (1973), Pennies from Heaven (1981), Dead Mate (1988), American Honey (2016), Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976), Silip (2007), Intimate Stories (2002), Stephen King's Golden Tales (1985), Portrait of a White Marriage (1988).

List of traveling salesman movies

Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travelling salesman and his absence affects the whole ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere
Plot: childhood, dysfunctional family, imagination, father son relationship, death of father, traveling salesman, school, brother, car accident, killed in a car accident, separation, female director ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens
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The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: alcoholic, prostitute, bar, life is a bitch, society, unemployment, bartender, betrayal, pimp, alcohol abuse, confession, saloon ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
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Pennies from Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's ...
Style: surreal, gloomy, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: bank, infidelity, pimp, teacher, marriage, great depression, traveling salesman, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, couple relations, showbiz, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, england
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Dead Mate (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cute waitress/hooker is romanced and wed to handsome stranger/funeral director. He, as well as most of the town prefer their women dead. She is the obvious candidate for that position, as his two previous wives were in terrible shape even for dead ...
Plot: waitress, dead woman in morgue, diner, traveling salesman, undead, hidden identity, necrophilia, cheerleader, nudity (full frontal - brief), slasher, sexploitation, hearse ...
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American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, teenager, first love, marijuana, dancing, van, romance, drinking alcohol, drinking, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, nebraska, america, oklahoma, texas ...
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Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young country-star wannabe takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, murder and mayhem.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the run, sheriff, robbery, runaway, graphic violence, on the road, chaos and mayhem, unfulfilled love, heist, chaos ...
Time: 70s
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Silip (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Small-town waitress Tess (Diana Zubiri) is swept off her feet by dashing salesman Rico (Polo Ravales), who marries her and takes her to live on his isolated farm. When Rico goes on a sales trip and leaves her all alone, Tess fights off loneliness by ...
Style: erotic
Plot: waitress, remote village, river, stranger, mass, love triangle, mental disorder, priest, cow, village, insanity, mental institution ...
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friends, self discovery, friendship, human nature, destiny, hopes, rise to the top, redemption, parents and children, small town life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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Stephen King's Golden Tales (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A collection of horror stories taking the viewer into the dark world of Stephen King, featuring vampires, strange objects and sinister humor. The five 20-minutes tales were all taken from the Tales from the Darkside TV series and strung together as ...
Style: surprise ending, anthology, twist ending
Plot: postman, female ghost, sexual attraction, resurrection, lovers, writers, male bondage, bossy wife, jealous husband, traveling salesman, female vampire, lover ...
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Portrait of a White Marriage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Funny satire of middle America and talk shows, featuring cast members of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" and 2/3 of Spinal Tap!
Plot: small town, talk show, mayor, talk show host, midlife crisis, misunderstanding, identity crisis, extramarital affair, lesbian couple, motel room, unfaithful husband, reconciliation ...
Place: ohio
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Swinging Wives (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sex comedy about lonely housewives and their activities while the husband is away. It’s a series of vignettes connected by documentary-style interviews with people on the street. The eroticism relies completely on nudity, not altogether different ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: unfaithful wife, bored housewife, coitus, sex, female nudity, postman, traveling salesman, prostitute, lust, female full frontal nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful husband ...
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Karnabal (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Story: Jaumet is about lo live his most unforgettable adventure. Traveling by car, he arrives in a village whose inhabitants are quite outlandishly, as if they were plunged in a rare carnival behavior.
Style: avant garde
Plot: balloon, mask, theater, male female relationship, angel, journey, mime, traveling salesman, face mask, consumerism, brainwashing, parable ...
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir
Plot: murder, police, noir, real estate agent, ladies man, dismembered body, police officer, loose woman, body in a trunk, police procedural, investigation, salesman ...
Place: brighton
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The Traveling Executioner (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jonas Candide performs his job as state executioner in early 20th century Mississippi like a combination preacher and carnival barker, persuading condemned men to accept their deaths before electrocuting them on his electric chair. After he's ...
Plot: police officer killed, electric chair, traveling salesman, executioner, prostitute, swamp, attempted rape, debt, brothel, execution, murder, death sentence ...
Time: year 1918
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Bye Bye Germany (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: concentration camp, breaking the fourth wall, door to door salesman, anti semitism, interrogation, holocaust survivor, ss officer, fake identity, haunted by the past, telling a joke, head bandage, post war germany ...
Time: year 1946
Place: frankfurt germany
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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, family relations, hitchhiker, on the road, americana, cat, eviction, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, chicago illinois, arizona ...
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The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter? Didn't he, when he was eighteen miss out on ...
Style: psychological, light, humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, depression, ex wife, family relations, parents and children, society, love and romance, husband wife relationship, friendship, love, brushing teeth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: feel good, touching, ironic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, aging, workplace situations, heist, crimes, partners, mentor, mentor protege relationship, prostitute, diamond, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, australia, new jersey
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Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: on the road, adventure, starting over, friendship, wartime life, society, human nature, political unrest, totalitarianism, life is a bitch, escapades, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, germany, europe, northeast brazil
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Lisbon (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joao sells video tapes in road bars between Portugal and Spain. One day he finds a middle aged woman in the middle of nowhere. Somebody is looking for her and she has to escape to Lisboa. But what is the secret of this woman? Why does she want to go ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the road, crimes, mysterious character, on the run, deadly, opposites attract, femme fatale, chases and races, family problems, couples, woman in danger, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain, portugal
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Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not Lamar's obsession with rear entry. After ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: dentist, small town, voyeur, satire, obsession, sexual relations, small town life, couples, gender, deadly, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: united states, usa
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Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, non-linear, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, performer's life, obsessive quest, musician's life, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, family problems, human nature, showbiz, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
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The Ecstasies of Women (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Harry is a man whose friends throw him night-long bachelor party on the eve of him getting married. Harry flashes back to his many female "conquests" with the go-go dancers that remind him of his many past lovers.
Style: erotic, realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous
Plot: nightclub, houseboat, beach, model, orgy, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, buddies, sexual relations, looking for sex, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
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Fashion Victims (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At 52, traveling salesman Wolfgang Zenker (Edgar Selge) is in old school territory: he peddles the company's classic clothing line to boutiques that cater to women over 35. When Wolfi loses his drivers license in his brand-new Mercedes but ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, fashion, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, workplace situations, fall in love, family relations, rival, rivals, rivalry, gay, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Backroads (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spain, 1974. A teenager and his father are traveling in a car that is the only property they have. Their life is a continuous move by desolate coastal apartments in the tourism low season. When forced to change route and get away from sea, their ...
Style: road movie, sexy, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, love, virgin, teenager, salesman, family relations, couples, parents and children, love triangle, teenage life, village life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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Summer and Smoke (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a small Mississippi town in 1916, an eccentric spinster battles her romantic yearnings for the randy boy next door. A 1961 film, adapted from a Tennessee Williams play, starring Geraldine Page, Laurence Harvey, John McIntire, Una Merkel and Rita ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, neurotic
Plot: small town, love triangle, family relations, repression, spinster, unfulfilled love, social relations, couples, world war one, adult virgin, longing, small town life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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The Pig Keeper's Daughter (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Since Moonbeam Swiner is The Pigkeeper's Daughter, it's no surprise that her best friend in the whole wide world is a little piggy named Lord Hamilton. And that has her Ma worried. After all, Moonbeam has reached the ripe old age of 19 and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: farm, pig, wedding, couples, power relations, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, prostitute, dishonesty, loss of virginity ...
Time: 70s
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Sixpack Annie (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A buxom, beer-guzzling and naive country gal travels from her small town to Miami to find a 'sugar daddy' to save the family restaurant.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy, slang ...
Plot: diner, mentally unstable, prostitute, romance, introspection, human nature, restaurant, cafe, beer, duplicity, song, singing ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, miami, southern usa
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Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
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Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, wilderness, immigrants, adventure, danger, society, dishonesty, interracial relations, rebelliousness, political corruption, americana, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1820s, 1790s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh McManus, a traveling salesman with a cloudy past, finds himself in a dusty West Texas town at the wrong time. After a crippling series of earthquakes throws the entire world into chaos, a traveling salesman will have to fight his way through a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: christianity, apocalypse, gang, small town, wrong place wrong time, going straight, good versus evil, society, rivalry, danger, haunted by the past, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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