Senior Citizens On the Road

These live action movies feature senior citizens spending a great deal of time on the road/travelling. Which one do you like more?

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1.
Nebraska (2013)
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An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
2.
Philomena (2013)
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A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
3.
Bad Grandpa (2013)
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86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
4.
The Guilt Trip (2012)
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As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride. (95 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
 
5.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
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British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. (124 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
6.
Cloudburst (2011)
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A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker. (93 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
7.
RED (2010)
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When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants. (111 mins.)
 
8.
Cherry Blossoms (2008)
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After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer. (127 mins.)
Director: Doris Dörrie
 
9.
The Bucket List (2007)
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Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. (97 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
10.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
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A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. (101 mins.)
 
11.
The Thing About My Folks (2005)
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Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left... (96 mins.)
 
12.
The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967. (127 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
13.
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly. (114 mins.)
Director: Michael Schorr
 
14.
About Schmidt (2002)
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A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected. (125 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
15.
The Straight Story (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An old man makes a long journey by lawn-mover tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother. (112 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
16.
The Odd Couple II (1998)
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Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
17.
Out to Sea (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts. (106 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
18.
Camilla (1994)
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Vincent and Freda Lopez are a young married Toronto couple who both indulge in the arts, Vince as an artist and Freda as a musician/composer... (95 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
19.
Children of Nature (1991)
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik... (82 mins.)
 
20.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
21.
The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
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In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time. (108 mins.)
Director: Peter Masterson
 
22.
Harry and Tonto (1974)
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When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
23.
Harold and Maude (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
24.
Wild Strawberries (1957)
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (91 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
25.
On My Way (2013)
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Facing a failed relationship and a struggling restaurant, a woman hits the road for a trip with her grandson. (116 mins.)
 
26.
Redwood Highway (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Marie decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of Oregon to revisit the ocean of her past for the first time in 45 years. (90 mins.)
Director: Gary Lundgren