Definition of road movie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


road movie

BrE BrE//ˈrəʊd muːvi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈroʊd muːvi//
Types of film
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a film/movie which is based on a journey made by the main character or characters See related entries: Types of film Culture The journeys in road movies often involve violence. Well-known road movies have included Easy Rider, Badlands (1973), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Thelma and Louise (1991) and Natural Born Killers (1994).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: road movie