ROAD FILMS


Examples



Road Films
Part 1 | Examples


Selection of Greatest Road Films:


Greatest Early Road Films:
It Happened One Night (1934)
You Only Live Once (1937)
Persons in Hiding (1939)
Stagecoach (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
The 'Road to..." Movies (1940-1947, 1952, 1962)
They Drive By Night (1940)
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Detour (1946)
Gun Crazy (1949)
They Live by Night (1949)
The Long, Long Trailer (1954)
The Wild One (1954)
The Defiant Ones (1958)
The Searchers (1958)
Thunder Road (1958)
North by Northwest (1959)

Greatest Recent Road Films:
It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
The Sadist (1963) (aka Profile of Terror)
The Great Race (1965)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Easy Rider (1969)
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Duel (1971)
Two Lane Blacktop (1971)
The Vanishing Point (1971)
The Getaway (1972)
Badlands (1973)
American Graffiti (1973)
Paper Moon (1973)
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Harry & Tonto (1974)
The Sugarland Express (1974)
Thieves Like Us (1974)
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Coast to Coast (1980)
The Cannonball Run (1981)
48 Hours (1982) (aka 48 Hrs.)
The Road Warrior (1982)
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Paris, Texas (1983)
Something Wild (1984)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Fandango (1985)
Lost in America (1985)
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
The Sure Thing (1985)
Crossroads (1986)
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)
Midnight Run (1988)
Rain Man (1988)
Wild at Heart (1990)
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Thelma and Louise (1991)
Guncrazy (1992)
The Living End (1992)
Kalifornia (1993)
True Romance (1993)
The Vanishing (1993)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
The Chase (1994)
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
The Getaway (1994)
Love and a .45 (1994)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Boys on the Side (1995)
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Crash (1996)
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Smoke Signals (1998)
The Straight Story (1999)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Road Trip (2000)
Joy Ride (2001)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001, Mex.)
Twentynine Palms (2003, Fr.)
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Sideways (2004)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)




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