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RVs on the Silver Screen: 8 Movies Featuring RVs


Chances are, there will be a snow day or two this Canadian winter’ What better way to pass the time away indoors during a blizzard than a movie marathon featuring RV stories and adventures! Grab a big bowl of popcorn, get cozy and get ready for some travel inspiration in these 8 Movies Featuring RVs’

1. Spaceballs (1987)

For the sci-fi fans (and Winnebago enthusiasts) in your camp, this Star Wars parody and ’80s cheese-ball comedy is so (ridiculously) good. Renegades, robots and an RV spaceship in a galaxy far, far away!

2. Hollywood to Dollywood (2011)

‘It started with a dream and an RV named Jolene” Twin brothers embark on a cross-country road trip from California to Tennessee via the Interstate 40 with the ultimate goal in mind: to meet their idol Dolly Parton. Winner of 20 Best Documentary Awards, this indie film features 15 classic Dolly Parton melodies and a whole lot of adventure ‘ and is bound to make you smile!

3. The Incredibles (2004)

With a suped-up RV along for the ride, undercover superheroes rise to the challenge to save the world in this family-friendly animated blockbuster!

4. We’re The Millers (2013)

A group of misfits go on a pretend family holiday RVing to Mexico in this comedy filled with shenanigans, laughs and perhaps some life-changing moments.

5. The Long, Long Trailer (1953)

Two lovebirds get hitched and take off on an adventurous honeymoon in their new home sweet home on wheels! This vintage romcom starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is a classic comedy about newlyweds, RV life and the humorous moments along the way!

6. Meet the Fockers (2004)

What do you get when you pack up the luxury motorhome to meet the in-laws for the first time ‘ with Captain Jack Burns in the driver’s seat’ Crazy family antics and ‘remember that time” stories to last a lifetime.

7. RV (2006)

A road trip is definitely a memorable way to bond with your family. Add a rental motorhome, a bunch of quirky campers and some beautiful scenery en route to the Colorado Rockies and you’ve got yourself quite the adventure.

8. The Wildhood Stories (2016 and beyond)

An epic road trip across the country is never short of excitement. We’ve curated a collection of visual narratives ‘ short films, if you will ‘ from Canadian travellers, adventurers and storytellers set out to #BringBackWildhood with an RV.

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