This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »

Writers:

(creator), (creator) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
2,149 ( 27)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1   Unknown  
2010   2004  
Top Rated TV #56 | See the Top Rated TV as rated by our users.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Long Way Down (TV Mini-Series 2007)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian
Race to Dakar (TV Series 2006)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

This documentary follows the entry of motorcyclist and actor Charley Boorman into the 2006 Dakar Rally from Lisbon to Dakar.

Stars: Charley Boorman, Matt Hall, Asia Mackay
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, Lane Smith
North & South (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.

Stars: Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Tim Pigott-Smith
The Blue Planet (TV Mini-Series 2001)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, David Attenborough, Jason Roberts
Life (TV Mini-Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen
Das Boot (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A World War II German U-Boat crew have a terrifying patrol mission in the early days of the war.

Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann
Frozen Planet (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter
Human Planet (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of ... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt
The World at War (TV Mini-Series 1973)
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Charley Boorman, Russ Malkin, Paul Mungeam
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself (7 episodes, 2004)
...
 Himself (7 episodes, 2004)
...
 Himself (7 episodes, 2004)
Russ Malkin ...
 Himself (7 episodes, 2004)
Jimmy Simak ...
 Himself (7 episodes, 2004)
Claudio von Planta ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2004)
Edit

Storyline

This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Alaska, before finally ending the journey in New York. The filming will be done by on board cameras and one ride along cameraman. Written by solojones

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

2 men, 2 bikes, 20,000 miles...


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 October 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hosszú motorozás  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1997, prior to making this series, actor Ewan McGregor was in an episode of the American TV series "ER" which was similarly titled: ER: The Long Way Around (1997). See more »

Quotes

Ewan McGregor: [doing a video diary] Where in this place called White Horse... maybe it's not called White Horse.
Ewan McGregor: [takes video to motel room, Charley answers door] Charley.
Charley Boorman: Yeah?
Ewan McGregor: Where are we?
Charley Boorman: In a motel.
Ewan McGregor: No, what's the name of the town?
Charley Boorman: Uh... something donkey. Isn't it? Slim's Donkey or Knuckle Donkey? Starving Donkey! Ur... I donno.
Ewan McGregor: [now inside the motel room] Ok, the upshot is we have no idea where we are. Can't remember the name of the town that we're in. Oh! It might be on the receipt.
[checks receipt]
Ewan McGregor: ...
See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Brilliant
27 August 2005 | by (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

Brilliant, excellent, gritty, realistic, inspiring, And those are the bad bits.

This is a fabulous piece of television , and I would recommend that you watch it.

If you like bikes, or even if you don't, it won't matter, this is a class apart.

The whole premise is so real, with a warts and all approach, you feel at one with the two guys, at times I was helping them, and sharing their laughs and their problems.

I can't recommend it highly enough


24 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Quotes from Long Way Round. kyle585
Killing the Bear royzkeano
Poor show! jayhale31
Who's Your Favourite? coolethand
Long Way Down juda_ji
DVD EXTRAS ewan_rox_my_sox
Discuss Long Way Round (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page