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, melancholic, talky, humorous and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with bus, catastrophe, storytelling, life philosophy, dialogue, mentor, adaptation, vengeance, runaway and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bus: Spice World (1997), Mutiny on the Buses (1972), On the Buses (1971), Night Bus (2014), Exit Speed (2008), Eureka (2000), Get on the Bus (1996), The Salena Incident (2007), Trailer Park of Terror (2008), The Big Bus (1976).

List of bus movies

 3.4
 31K
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: bus, music, media, music band, friendship, performer's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, transvestism, bus, desert, gender bending, on the road, gay slur, australian outback, cross dressing, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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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: sexual, semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: bus, working class, sitcom, dishonesty, disorder, couples, ego clash, society, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, britain
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 6.1
 1K
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: bus, working class, battle of the sexes, rivalry, obsession, workplace, social relations, gender, couples, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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 5.8
 166
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: talky, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: bus, travel, double decker bus, social differences, urban, human nature, society, working class, on the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 5.3
 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, realistic
Plot: bus, gang, murder, deserter, danger, rivalry, chase, deadly, escapades, crimes, survival, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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 7.9
 3K
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, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hijacking, bus, road trip, murder, brother sister relationship, bus driver, serial killer, redemption, family relations, college, insurance, deadly ...
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: realistic, uplifting, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: racism, bus, politics, on the road, friendship, human nature, self discovery, rich and poor, hopes, injustice, gang, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california, cross country ...
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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: scary, rough, serious
Plot: bus, alien, space and aliens, crimes, deadly creature, cons and scams, criminal heroes, confined, hostages, chases and races, escapades, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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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: scary, offbeat, rough, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, deal with the devil, chase, prostitute, undead, trailer park, murder, sex, danger, youth, isolation, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine
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 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Action
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: humorous, not serious, gag humor, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, parody, disorder, heroes, chaos, save the world, daring rescue, anti heroes, technology gone awry, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, colorado, new york, tokyo
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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, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bus, friendship, teacher, school, on the road, fish out of water, misfit, starting over, mentally unstable, youth, friends, cons and scams ...
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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: bus, redemption, small town, americana, self discovery, homecoming, escape, hopes, obsessive quest, small town life, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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 6.4
 19K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, extradition, bus, police corruption, motorcycle, organized crime, hitman, on the road, motorcycle chase, murder, beating ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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: realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: bus, gypsy, heroes, passenger, clergy, newlyweds, on the road, wartime life, war, anti war, hapless, battles ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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 7.2
 299K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, bus, hijacking, save the day, unlikely partners, ransom, twists & turns, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: false accusation, parody, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, frame up, goofy hero, crimes, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 6.4
 31K
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: psychological, humorous, atmospheric, witty, serious ...
Plot: bus, rehearsal, producer, actress, supernatural, neighbor, prostitute, arrest, arson, theology, obsession, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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 6.8
 59K
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: suspense, entertaining, intense, stylized, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racing, mentor, technology, red car, race car, race track, accident, competition, show, bus, beach, rivalry ...
Place: california
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 6.6
 125
Fatal Vacation (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader's brother...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, kidnapping, bus, hijacking, soldier, heroes, deadly, political unrest, save the day, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines
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 6.6
 171
Neal Cassady (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of what happened to Neal Cassady after Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" came out. Deals primarily with Neal's relationship to his fictional alter-ego, Dean Moriarty.
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: bus, on the road, celebrity culture, writer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, friends, drug abuse, self discovery, buddies, enlightenment, lsd ...
Time: 60s, 50s
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They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three young men decide to make easy money by mass kidnapping. After careful preparations, they hijack the school bus and take 26 children and the driver as hostages. However, the bravery and the wit of the old driver could spoil their plan for the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, bus, confined, escapades, daring rescue, crimes, hostages, crime, small town, danger, crime gone awry, rescue ...
Time: 90s
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Strangers in Good Company (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A busload of women become stranded in an isolated part of the Canadian countryside. As they await rescue, they reflect on their lives through a mostly ad-libbed script.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bus, friendship, nun, wilderness, hopes, escapades, unlikely partners, youth, isolation, self discovery, elderly, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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A Man of No Importance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: realistic, psychological, semi serious, witty, cerebral ...
Plot: gay, working class, church, pregnancy, bus, friendship, small town, self discovery, village, injustice, unemployment, human nature ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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 6.8
 3K
Carla's Song (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.
Style: rough, serious, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, bus, bus driver, love affair, political unrest, romance, state affairs, passenger, rescue, opposites attract, refugees, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: nicaragua, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, bus, psychopath, serial killer, survival, escapades, dangerous animal, rescue, apocalypse, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
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 7.4
 4K
Happy Times (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: bus, hotel, disability, unfulfillment, hopes, romance, couple relations, down on your luck, fall in love, politics, love and romance, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
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Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, gothic, scary
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, island, exploding boat, orphanage, crimes, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, escapades, domestic disturbance, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england
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 6.7
 1K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, bus, murder, drifter, fish market, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, social misfits, store, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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 4.8
 524
Killer's Moon (1978)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four mental patients - who, due to unauthorized experiments, believe they're living in a dream and have shed all moral imperatives - escape and find their way to the nearest bus-load of stranded schoolgirls.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, psychopath, bus, teenager, hotel, dream, mental patient, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, curses spells and rituals, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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