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Road Movies

would harold and kumar go to white castle be considered a road movie?

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would harold and kumar go to white castle be considered a road movie?
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yes



also a great roadmovie: Weekend & Pierrot Le Fou, both by Godard, they are excellent, loads of black humor 8)



and ofcourse Stranger Than Paradise, The Straight Story, Down by Law …

Two Lane Blacktop

National Lampoon’s Vacation

Roadside Prophets

Get on the Bus

Powow Highway

Tommy Boy

Follow That Bird ;D

Motorcycle Diaries - I didn’t like it but many others do

Collateral - You said roadmovie not roadtrip movie :stuck_out_tongue:

I know I can always count on Laydback,… I was scrolling down further and further, shocked that no one had mentioned Two Lane Blacktop, on of the best road movies there is.ÂÂ



Some other good to great road movies:



Paris, Texas

Kings of the Road

Detour

Gun Crazy

Guncrazy

Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry

The Getaway

Joyride (1977)

Paper Moon

The Rain People

Slither

The Sorcerer

Sugarland Express

Thieves Like Us

Bonnie and Clyde

They Drive By Night

Thunder Road

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot




And don’t forget,…



The Cannonball Run

Smokey and the Bandit
(plus sequels and rip-offs)



And also, just about any biker or trucker movie might qualify, but those are different discussions IMO.

If you’re a fan of that early 90s post Tarantino “hey, attractive people with guns sells big” type genre, then Teenage Bonnie and Clepto Clyde (it might be called The Adventures of Teenage Bonnie and Clepto Clyde or some such, I don’t remember) is really good from what I can remember. It’s been awhile, but there’s a lot of casual sex and violence plus a melodramatic ending. What more can you ask for?

Jim Jarmusch’s “Dead Man” & Sam Peckinpah’s “Convoy” !!!

I know Im not the only one that loves, “Road Movies” name some of your favorites.



My List:

Vanishing Point

Dirty Mary,Crazy Larry

Bonnie and clyde

Bring me the head of alfredo garcia

Duel

Wild Angels

Love those too. Some other favorites:



Easy Rider

Fandango

Cannonball

The Hitcher

Breakdown

Two Lane Blacktop

Death Race 2000

Hells Angels on Wheels

Hells Angels 69

The Glory Stompers

Cannonball Run

Speed Zone

Smokey and the Bandit

Haven’t seen much unfortunately but the ones I thought were best so far:

-The Straight Story

  • Fear and Loathing
  • Duel
  • Wild at Heart

I saw Slither with James Caan on TCM yesterday, that was brilliant! A funny little low-budget road movie, surprisingly amusing, see it someday

as far as road movies are concerend: EASY RIDER tops most of em



and nozt to forget the equally great Vanishing Point





------------its all about freedom

Kikujiro no natsu (Summer of Kikujiro)

Easy Rider is THE road movie. It’s great, I just can’t stand the hippy scenes and the swimming scenes.