Top Ten Road Movies

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We think these are the best road movies ever made. Disagree? Then let us know…

Two Lane Blacktop

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James Taylor (yes that one) and Dennis Wilson (from the Beach Boys) and a tricked out sleeper of a 55 Chevy. Put them together and you have the coolest road movie ever.

National Lampoon’s European Vacation

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Chevy Chase and family cross the Old Continent as the perfect approximation of the American güber. A classic of comedic errors.



Duel

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Spielberg’s first feature and a terrifying ode to sustained road rage.

Thelma and Louise

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In the top ten because girls love it. And so do we.

Easy Rider

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Definitive Americana with Jack Nicholson and Peter Fonda.

Little Miss Sunshine

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Sweet, succinct and features a killer VW camper. What’s not to like?

Motorcycle Diaries

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The reason Che Guevara is an icoc of revoution is because he knew how to live a true road trip.

Mad Max

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Classic Aussie apocalyptica before Mel Gibson went weird.

Sideways

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Two men of a certain age get on the road to taste fine wine and have menopausal misadventures. The Saab 900 convertible reflects the washed-up nature of the main characters. Elegant and touching.

Vanishing Point

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Extreme GTO-pedalling in the mode of the sexually promiscious seventies.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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Depp as Hunter S Thompson into the Dantean inferno of Vegas. On Acid.

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