What Are the Best Road Movies?

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Talk of the Nation hits the open road in another installment of the summer movie festival with listener nominees for Best Road movie.


Murray Horwitz, director and COO of the American Film Institute Silver Theater and Cultural Center

All Movies Mentioned

It Happened One Night

Powwow Highway

Thelma and Louise

Easy Rider

Motorcycle Diaries

Bound for Glory

Mad Max

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle




National Lampoon’s Vacation series: Vacation, Christmas Vacation, European Vacation

Smoke Signals

Road to Morocco

Road to Rio

Two for the Road

Moonlight Becomes You

Little Miss Sunshine

The Long, Long, Trailer

The Wild One

Honky Tonk Freeway

Two Tars

Sullivan’s Travels

It Happened One Night

The Grapes of Wrath



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