Bus movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bus movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, humorous, melancholic and talky films and TV shows about / with bus, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy, runaway, storytelling, brutality, culture clash and death plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
bus movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bus: The Big Bus (1976), Exit Speed (2008), Night Bus (2014), Trailer Park of Terror (2008), Mutiny on the Buses (1972), On the Buses (1971), Eureka (2000), Get on the Bus (1996), The Salena Incident (2007), Bustin' Loose (1981).

List of bus movies

The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, chase, save the day, adventure, daring rescue, nothing goes right, odd couple, race against time, danger, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, colorado, usa, tokyo
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Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, danger, crimes, off the road, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Night Bus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The passengers on the Night Bus have many different stories -- some are lovers, some have dark secrets, some are looking for a fight, others are just trying to get through the night.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bus, travel, on the road, social differences, working class, human nature, society, public transport, double decker bus, urban, night
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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Trailer Park of Terror (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Imperium Comics series, Trailer Park of Terror. Six troubled high school students and their chaperon, an optimistic youth ministries Pastor, return from an outdoor character building retreat in the mountains. During a raging storm, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, prostitute, deal with the devil, chase, violence spree, teenage life, isolation, good versus evil, slasher, supernatural, danger, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, sexual, cynical ...
Plot: bus, working class, disorder, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, workplace situations, relationship vs career, couples, farce, ego clash, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
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On the Buses (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bus, working class, silly humor, couple relations, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, social relations, couples, gender, battle of the sexes, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Eureka (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 217 min.
Story: In Kyushu, southwest Japan, one hot summer morning, a municipal bus is hijacked. In the carnage only three people survive: the driver, a school girl, and her older brother.
Style: psychological, bleak, sincere, enigmatic, lyrical ...
Plot: hijacking, bus, road trip, bus driver, haunted by the past, survival, family relations, starting over, suspect, orphan, murder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Get on the Bus (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Get On the Bus follows several Black men on a cross country bus trip to the Million Man March. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid off aircraft worker, a former Gang Banger, a Hollywood actor, a cop who is of mixed racial ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: racism, bus, politics, gang, on the road, friendship, hopes, injustice, family relations, self discovery, human nature, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles ...
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The Salena Incident (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a mysterious, extraterrestrial object lands in the mining town of Salena, Arizona, the government dispatches a team of Marines to contain the possible threat. Meanwhile, a group of death row inmates ambush their prison bus and take the guards ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: bus, prison escape, alien, criminal heroes, race against time, heroes, bounty hunter, survival, confined, evil alien, soldier, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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Bustin' Loose (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bus, friendship, teacher, school, on the road, fish out of water, cons and scams, youth, starting over, mentally unstable, misfit, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: bus, redemption, small town, family relations, americana, self discovery, homecoming, escape, parents and children, small town life, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, police corruption, bus, extradition, hitman, organized crime, on the road, tough cop, alcoholic, ambush, corrupt official ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco ...
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Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, bus, gypsy, hapless, passenger, newlyweds, war, clergy, heroes, anti war, wartime life, on the road ...
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, music, media, bus, desire for fame, performer's life, friendship, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, danger, highway, rescue, hostages, unlikely partners, save the day, bus, hijacking, chases and races, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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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Getting There (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film is about Mary-Kate and Ashley turning sixteen years old and going on a road trip without parents. They are headed to Utah for the Olympics and arrive late. There are also scenes in Las Vegas. The twins do not drive alone in this movie, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, road movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: twins, road trip, on the road, teenager, bus, teenage life, teenage love, disorder, nothing goes right, youth, love interest, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, los angeles ...
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Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, frame up, false accusation, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, goofy hero, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Windmill (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jennifer, an Australian girl on the run from her past, turns up in Amsterdam and, in a desperate attempt to blend in, joins a coach-load of tourists on a tour of Holland's old windmills. When the bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere, she ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, tense
Plot: on the run, murder, tourist, windmill, bus, slasher, violence, parent child relationship, characters killed one by one, supernatural power, secret, demon ...
Place: amsterdam, holland
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The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: church, mental illness, poet, redemption, hotel, clergy, bishop, iguana, self discovery, tour guide, priest, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, virginia, tennessee ...
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Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, lust, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, adultery, obsession, love triangle, danger, haunted by the past, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, sarajevo ...
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678 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deals with the phenomenon of sexual harassment in Egypt. Film depicts the moving story of three women Atfguen in some way or another to address the disturbing fact, the phenomenon can not be overlooked in the Egyptian and Arab street and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: sexual harassment, self defense, bus, rebellion, injustice, social decay, rebelliousness, vigilantism, life is a bitch, crimes, society, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east
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Margaret (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Style: psychological, emotional, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, haunted by the past, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, high school, investigation, legal action, road accident, redemption, character study, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Cars 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, ...
Style: entertaining, funny, stylized, intense, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, racing, race, beach, technology, show, accident, bus, mentor, rivalry, race track, red car ...
Time: year 2015, year 2017, year 2016
Place: california
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, showbiz, bus, love and romance, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, social differences, tour guide, actress, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, beverly hills, usa, los angeles
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, fugitives, psychopath, stalking, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, slasher, gory, wilderness, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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The Nines (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, philosophical, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, lifestyle, bus, love and romance, human nature, coincidence, artist, alternate reality, producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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Heist (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, criminal, casino, money, robbery, bus, chase, crime boss, sick child, father daughter relationship, police investigation, hostage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
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Blood Paradise (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, jungle, gory, black market, survival, torture, chase, strong violent content, murder, transplant, violence, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, rio de janeiro
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The Magic School Bus Rides Again (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
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Story: Ms. Frizzle's sister takes her class on a slew of wild science adventures in this update of the beloved animated show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, educational, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, escapades, miraculous event, bus, science and technology, family, youth, teachers and students, school, heroes, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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