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favorite road films?

i need some good suggestions on road films.. it's been a while since i've seen a damn good one. here are some favorites of mine:

Paris, Texas
Alice In The Cities
Kings of the Road
Wild Strawberries
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Two-Lane Blacktop
The Return (Russian)
Goodbye Solo
Almost Famous
The Road Warrior
The Road
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
A Perfect World
Straight Story
National Lampoon's Vacation
Dumb and Dumber
Zombieland
Beavis and Butthead Do America
A Goofy Movie (yes, A Goofy Movie)
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Midnight Run is one my favorites. I suppose The Darjeeling Limited would still fit the genre specs.
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I love road flicks. Some favs not mentioned yet:

Grapes of Wrath
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Rain Man
Kikujiro
Vanishing Point (Original)
Powwow Highway
The Last Detail
Away We Go
Roadside Prophets
Harry and Tonto (Shuddup)
Vagabond
Paper Moon
Sideways
The Muppet Movie
Get On The Bus (Spike's most underrated, IMO)
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withnail and i (sorta)
dirty mary crazy larry
easy rider
get him to the greek
smokey and the bandit

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Originally Posted by TheySentYou View Post
i need some good suggestions on road films.. it's been a while since i've seen a damn good one. here are some favorites of mine:

Paris, Texas
Alice In The Cities
Kings of the Road
This is pretty much my list right here.
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I kind of liked this one.

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A Perfect World is one of my all-time favorites. Such an overlooked little gem.
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Originally Posted by Mondo Kane View Post
I love road flicks. Some favs not mentioned yet:

Grapes of Wrath
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Rain Man
Kikujiro
Vanishing Point (Original)
Powwow Highway
The Last Detail
Away We Go
Roadside Prophets
Harry and Tonto (Shuddup)
Vagabond
Paper Moon
Sideways
The Muppet Movie
Get On The Bus (Spike's most underrated, IMO)
LOVED Vagabond and Sideways. forgot about those. i own The Last Detail but i haven't gotten to see it yet. will do asap. Pee Wee's Big Adventure, hell yes.
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Re: favorite road films?

I would include many of the films already mentioned here. Off the top of my head, I can think of:

Le Grand Voyage (2004)
La Strada
The Seventh Seal


I don't know if one could call The Seventh Seal a road film, but they are traveling throughout the film.

I've only met one other person that has seen Le Grand Voyage; reviews have been favorable (and it was nominated for a BAFTA). I find it to be a very good film.

La Strada is a Fellini film and literally means "The Road".
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i also own Lost in America. i need to watch it.

and thanks, CardiffGiant - i love La Strada (my favorite Fellini next to 8 1/2), and i'll definitely try to watch Grand Voyage asap.
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