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A road film is a film genre in which the main characters leave home on a road trip, typically altering the perspective from their everyday lives.

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History

The genre has its roots in spoken and written tales of epic journeys, such as the Odyssey and the Aeneid. The road film is a standard plot employed by screenwriters. It is a type of bildungsroman, a story in which the hero changes, grows or improves over the course of the story.

The on-the-road plot was used at the birth of American cinema but blossomed in the years after World War II, reflecting a boom in automobile production and the growth of youth culture. Even so, awareness of the "road picture" as a genre came only in the 1960s with Bonnie and Clyde and Easy Rider.

Movies of this genre

  • Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
  • A Perfect World (1993)
  • Alice in the Cities (1974)
  • Badlands (1973)
  • Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996)
  • Burn Burn Burn (2015)
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  • Cactus (2008)
  • Cop Car (2015)
  • Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
  • Dhanak (2016)
  • Dirty Girl (2010)
  • Due Date (2010)
  • Duel (1971)
  • Dumb and Dumber (1994)
  • Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
  • Easy Rider (1969)
  • EuroTrip (2004)
  • Fanboys (2009)
  • Fandango (1985)
  • Get on the Bus (1996)
  • God Bless America (2011)
  • Goodbye Pork Pie (1981)
  • A Goofy Movie (1995)
  • Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  • The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
  • The Guilt Trip (2012)
  • Have Dreams, Will Travel
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
  • The Hitcher
  • The Rugrats Movie
  • Ice Age
  • Il Sorpasso
  • Interstate 60
  • Into the Night
  • Kanni Thaai
  • Karachi se Lahore
  • Kings of the Road
  • Kingpin
  • Lahore Se Aagey
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Magic Trip
  • M Cream
  • Mad Max
  • Mad Max 2
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Madeline: Lost in Paris
  • Midnight Run
  • Motorama
  • The Motorcycle Diaries
  • The Muppet Movie
  • National Lampoon's Vacation
  • National Lampoon's European Vacation
  • Nebraska
  • Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi
  • Gamyam
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Paper Moon
  • Paris, Texas
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure
  • Pierrot le Fou
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
  • Rain Man
  • Road, Movie
  • Road Trip
  • Road to Morocco
  • RV (film)
  • Sideways
  • Smoke Signals
  • Smokey and the Bandit
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
  • The Straight Story
  • The Sure Thing
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Transamerica
  • To Grandmother's House We Go
  • The Little Bear Movie
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Two-Lane Blacktop
  • Until the End of the World
  • Vacation
  • Vanishing Point
  • Wild at Heart
  • Wild Hogs
  • Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • References

    Road movie Wikipedia


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