Best Road Trip Movies Of All Time Sometimes you hit the roads to regain your freedom, sometimes just to complete your son’s unfinished dream, sometimes just to stay alone with yourself and solve your fight with yourself… But those roads do not stand on the map. It can leave you alone with the fight for survival, meet different lives, and even that someone else’s life can be a part of you. Then maybe they’ll make a movie of it!
This time on the “You Don’t Say You Didn’t Watch” list, we are here with films about 8 road adventures, each of which has different stories.
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
The road adventure of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, a 23-year-old medical student, with his friend Alberto Granado on a broken motorbike named Güçlü. The aim of the two young people is to volunteer for the treatment of leprosy patients in Peru. Encountering different human stories on his journey to South America, Ernesto’s worldview will differ at the end of this journey and, in his own words, will now be another Esnesto. Inspired by the diaries Guevara personally kept, the film has an endless adventure, solidarity, fighting for other lives, love and plenty of freedom.
The Bucket List (2007)
Everyone has a “to do before you die” list. It doesn’t necessarily have to be written somewhere, it lies in a corner of your thoughts, your dreams, even though you may not be aware of it. Encountering in a hospital room, two old men, Edward and Carter, now want to write the last pages of their life notebook themselves and hit the road to live as they wish. Equipped with the great performances of Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, the film inspires people to prepare a “bucket list” after watching.
The Way Back (2010)
The four people who are captured in a prison camp in Siberia prefer to fight with the natural conditions and flee from the camp rather than being subjected to a new torture every day. The film, which is about the 6500-kilometer survival walk, features actors such as Ed Harris and Colin Farrell in its cast.
The Road (2009)
Adapted from Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name, the film is one of the best and most realistic examples of the post-apocalyptic genre. After the catastrophe the world has gone through, it is the struggle of a father who tries to reach the south coast of America by taking his son, who is his only asset, to hold on to life. We watch Viggo Mortensen as the father.
The Wild (2014)
Cheryl decides to go on a 1,750-kilometer hike to solve her problems internally and have a moment of breaking in her life. A different performance from Reese Witherspoon, which we are more familiar with from romantic comedy movies.
The Way (2010)
When a father travels to France to retrieve the body of his son, who died from a storm while walking on the Camino de Santiago, instead of returning home, a father decides to embark on an unforgettable journey to fulfill his son’s desire to finish the trip. Along the way, he meets many people from all over the world and discovers the difference between “the life we live and the life we choose”.
Long Way Round (2004)
Best Road Trip Movies Of All Time – Sometimes you hit the roads to regain your freedom, sometimes just to complete your son’s unfinished dreamA 4-month motorbike journey starting from London, passing through places such as Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Alaska and ending in New York. The true adventure of two famous actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman is originally a documentary series. The two do not get unhappy during the journey, but they never give up. Motorcycle and adventure enthusiasts should not miss.
Into the Wild (2007)
The true story of Christopher McCandless, who donated his $ 25,000 to Oxfam after graduating from Emory University and pushed aside everything he owned and hit the road. Christopher’s only dream is to arrive in Alaska and exist freely here in the wild.