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Recreating Movie Road Trips

RECREATING ICONIC MOVE ROAD TRIPS How to recreate the magic of famous movie road trips EASY RIDER Ballarat, CA easy Rider PETER FONDA DENNIS HOPPER Ox NOOSON Las Vegas Dallas S Levee Rd, Krotz Springs Length of route: 2350 miles Approximate petrol costs: £300/ $450 Start: Ballarat, CA Where you drive through Dallas Las Vegas Ballarat, CA S Levee Rd, Krotz Springs Finish: S Levee Rd, Krotz Springs (For bonus points drive to New Orleans) Estimated driving time: 38h Who went: Wyatt (Fonda) and Billy (Hopper) Why they did it After selling smuggled cocaine they attempted, without success, to reach New Orleans in time for What they rode Mardi Gras. What to avoid dehydration and rednecks Modified Harley Davison Hydra-Glide bikes Cost of similar vehicle: £12500/ $18500 Keep to the spirit of the movie by... 800 Riding past 'the Mittens' in Arizona Crashing a parade! Chatting around a campfire DUMB AND DUMBER Providence, Rhode Island Nebraska Aspen lowa Length of route: 2500 miles Approximate petrol costs: £400/ $600 Start: Providence, Rhode Island Where you drive through Nebraska lowa Providence, Rhode Island NEBRASKA geod Me new england pest control Aspen Finish: Aspen Estimated driving time: 33 h Who went: Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) What they rode Why they did it To give Mary Swanson back her briefcase full of ransom money. CUTS What to avoid Playing with laxatives 1994 Ford Econoline Cost of similar vehicle: £4000/ $6,000 Keep to the spirit of the movie by... Skiing in Asper Singing road songs! STOP UMBAND BOMBERE DUME DUMBER Te Pretending the sequel and prequel never happened ROAD TRIP The greates trad Ithaca, New York Little Rock Nashville Memphis Austin, Texas Length of route: 1800 miles Approximate petrol costs: £270/ $406 Ithaca, New York Start: Ithaca, New York Where you drive through Nashville Little Rock Memphis Austin, Texas Finish: Austin, Texas Estimated driving time: 27h Who went: Josh Parker (Brekcin Meyer), E.L (Sean William Scott), Rubin Carver (Paulo Costanzo) and Kyle Edwards (DJ Qualls). What they drove OTARGET SCHOOL BUS Ford Taurus Cost of similar car: £1300/ $2000 School bus Why they did it To stop Josh's long-distance girlfriend from seeing a compromising tape he made with Amy Smart. What to avoid: Destroying your car Keep to the spirit of the movie by... 00000 Raising funds in an unconventional manner Partying LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE U LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Petrified forest national park Flagstaff, Arizona Albuquerque, New Mexico Redondo Beach, California Length of route: 810 miles Approximate petrol costs: £275/$413 Start: Albuquerque, New Mexico Where you drive through Flagstaff, Arizona Albuquerque, New Mexico FLAGSTAFF ARIZOIA Petrified forest national park Redondo Beach, California Finish: Redondo Beach, California Estimated driving time: 12h Who went: Richard Hoover (Greg Kinnear), Frank Ginsberg (Steve Carell), Sheryl Hoover (Toni Collette), Dwayne Hoover (Paul Dano), Olive Hoover (Abigail Breslin) Edwin Hoover (Alan Arkin) Why they did it What they drove To get seven-year-old Olive to a beauty pageant. Yellow Volkswagen T2 Microbus Cost of similar vehicle: £20,000/$29000 What to avoid Nervous breakdowns Keep to the spirit of the movie by... Doing a push start Visiting a beauty pagent MS. AMERICA PAGEANT Getting kicked out of a beauty pageant The clever way to lease a new car Sources http// http// http// http// https// Motorcycles http//

Recreating Movie Road Trips

shared by jamierobert on Feb 23
Road trips have a special place in movie history. The showing of an actual journey on the big screen often giving shape to the characters’ development throughout the film. A good road trip movie s...


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