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Meaning of "road movie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ROAD MOVIE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ROAD MOVIE

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Road movie is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ROAD MOVIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Road movie

A road movie is a film genre in which the main characters leave home to travel from place to place, typically altering the perspective from their everyday lives. The term can still apply to scenarios where it can be a misnomer, such as when the plot of a film involves off-road travel.

Definition of road movie in the English dictionary

The definition of road movie in the dictionary is a genre of film in which the chief character is on the run or travelling in search of, or to escape from, himself.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ROAD MOVIE

road bridge
road construction
road gang
road haulage
road haulier
road hog
road hump
road manager
road map
road metal
road pricing
road race
road racer
road racing
road rage
road rash
road rider
road safety
road sense
road show

WORDS THAT END LIKE ROAD MOVIE

action movie
Argovie
B-movie
buddy movie
cult movie
disaster movie
home movie
lovie
movie
popcorn movie
slasher movie
snuff movie
splatter movie
Thurgovie
TV movie

Synonyms and antonyms of road movie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «road movie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ROAD MOVIE

Find out the translation of road movie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of road movie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «road movie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

公路电影
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

road movie
570 millions of speakers

English

road movie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सड़क फिल्म
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فيلم الطريق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

роуд-муви
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

road movie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পথ চলচ্চিত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

road movie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Filem jalanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Roadmovie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ロードムービー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

로드 무비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Road movie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phim đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாலை படம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रस्ता चित्रपट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yol filmi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

road movie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

film drogi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

роуд- муві
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

road movie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

road movie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

road movie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

roadmovie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

road movie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of road movie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ROAD MOVIE»

The term «road movie» is regularly used and occupies the 55.666 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ROAD MOVIE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «road movie» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «road movie» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about road movie

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ROAD MOVIE»

Discover the use of road movie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to road movie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Road Movie Book
The Road Movie Book is the first comprehensive study of an enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre. The contributors explore how the road movie has confronted and represented issues of nationhood, sexuality, gender, class and race.
Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark, 2002
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The Road Movie Book
The Road Movie Book is the first comprehensive study of an enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre. The contributors explore how the road movie has confronted and represented issues of nationhood, sexuality, gender, class and race.
Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark, 2002
3
The Road Movie Book
The first comprehensive study of this enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre and its legacy to world cinema beyond the United States.
Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark, 1997
4
The Road Movie Book
But much more significant is that a road movie provides a ready space for exploration of the tensions and crises of the historical moment during which it is produced. Key moments in the history ofthe road movie tend to come in periods of ...
Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark, 2002
5
The French Road Movie: Space, Mobility, Identity
Comparative in its approach, this book studies the inter-relationship between American and French culture and cinemas, and in the process considers and challenges histories of the road movie.
Neil Archer, 2012
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Driving Visions: Exploring the Road Movie
This book traces the generic evolution of the road movie with respect to its diverse presentations, emphasizing it as an "independent genre" that attempts to incorporate marginality and subversion on many levels.
David Laderman, 2010
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Crossing New Europe: Postmodern Travel and the European Road ...
Although a long-established and influential genre, this is the first comprehensive study of the European road cinema. Crossing New Europe investigates this tradition, its relationship with the American road movie and its aesthetic forms.
Ewa Mazierska, Laura Rascaroli, 2006
8
Open Roads, Closed Borders: The Contemporary French-language ...
This is the first collection of essays about French-language road movies, a particularly rich yet critically neglected cinematic category.
Michael Gott, Thibaut Schilt, 2013
9
100 Road Movies
From the earliest days of American cinema, the road movie has been synonymous with American culture.
Jason Wood, 2007
10
Beatniks
But, this is neither the time nor the place for free love, uncomplicated sex and unrestrained cool - this is 1990s Britain and everything comes with a price . . .
Toby Litt, 2004

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ROAD MOVIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term road movie is used in the context of the following news items.
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Movie Review: 'Paper Towns' is modest, middle-of-the-road teen …
Part mystery story, part road movie and part pre-prom graduation romp, the film is most interesting as a perspective on adolescence in which all the girls are ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
2
Mad Max:Fury Road Movie Review
I'll give you the details on just how crazy Mad Max: Fury Road is on this week's Cinema Savvy. Let me start out by saying this movie is absolutely bonkers, just ... «WABI, May 15»
3
FILM REVIEW Hot Pursuit is 'a road movie stuck in second gear'
Witherspoon's portrayal as an officer of the law is "a little hard to swallow," says CBC's film critic Eli Glasner, "[but]. it's nice to see the Oscar winning actor return ... «CBC.ca, May 15»
4
There Will Be A Silk Road Movie
With the trial of alleged Silk Road kingpin and known library computer user Ross Ulbricht currently underway, it's a pretty good time to announce a true crime ... «SFist, Jan 15»
5
In 'Tammy,' Melissa McCarthy Hits the Road
Ms. McCarthy plays the title bad-luck gal who, shortly after the movie opens, ... Road movies are invariably stories of self-discovery, and that's meant to be the ... «New York Times, Jul 14»
6
Cannes Film Review: 'Nebraska'
What follows is, like many of Payne's films, a road movie of sorts, winding its way through Wyoming and South Dakota, slate-colored skies hanging over ... «Variety, May 13»
7
Due Date: The road movie to hell
Due Date is not so much a road movie as a cultural car-crash. The director of 2009's comedy hit The Hangover, Todd Phillips, has reunited with the funniest actor ... «Daily Mail, Nov 10»

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