Tuesday, November 28, 2023


Test your RV movie knowledge

When it came time for Jack Nicholson to hit the road in the film “About Schmidt,” he did it in style and comfort – in an RV. No surprise there, considering the enormous popularity of RV travel, and the frequency with which RVs are used in Hollywood films.

As Warren Schmidt, Nicholson drives his Winnebago Adventurer from Omaha to Denver on a journey of self-discovery, the RV becoming one of the film’s prominent images.

Test your knowledge of 10 other movies featuring RVs. Match the title to the description (no Googling allowed!) and view the answers below:

1. Lost in America A.) John Candy and Bill Pullman travel through space in an RV to save a princess from an evil lord.
2. Independence Day B.) An animated family travels the African plains in their high-tech, gadget-filled RV, while their daughter is stuck at a stuffy boarding school.
3. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape C.) Bill Murray goes behind the Iron Curtain in a top-secret RV.
4. Charlie’s Angels D.) Clint Eastwood hits the road in his RV in pursuit of a prison escapee and an eight-year-old hostage.
5. Jurassic Park E.) Faced with the burden of taking care of his obese mother and autistic brother, Johnny Depp changes when his future girlfriend and her grandmother arrive in town in their RV.
6. Stripes F.) As one of three female private eyes, Lucy Liu lives in an RV while they track down a kidnapped electronics genius.
7. Spaceballs G.). Will Smith combines forces with patriotic citizens in RVs to save the planet from aliens.
8. A Perfect World H.) In their specially designed RV, scientists Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern encounter danger with T-Rex and other prehistoric beasts.
9. The Wild Thornberries Movie I.) Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz buy an RV so they can live together while his job takes him around the country.
10. The Long, Long Trailer  J.) Albert Brooks quits his fast-paced corporate job, buys an RV and goes on the road to a new life.


1. (J)   2. (G)   3. (E)   4. (F)   5. (H)   6. (C)   7. (A)   8. (D)   9. (B)   10. (I)


Emily Woodbury
Emily Woodburyhttps://www.rvtravel.com
Emily Woodbury is the editor here at RVtravel.com. She was lucky enough to grow up alongside two traveling parents, one domestically by RV (yep, Chuck Woodbury) and the other for international adventures, and has been lucky to see a great deal of our world (and counting!). She lives near Seattle with her dog and chickens. When she's not cranking out 365+ newsletters for RVtravel.com she's hiking, cooking or, well, probably traveling.



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Travis (@guest_130736)
2 years ago

Forgot the movie Six Pack with Kenny Rogers. He plays a dirt track car racer that travels around in a C class towing his race car.

Martin (@guest_130724)
2 years ago

How about Tin Cup(1996)? Kevin Kostner lives in his RV.

Tom (@guest_130716)
2 years ago

Missed The Leisure Seeker (2017) – IMDb should be #1.

Michael (@guest_130717)
2 years ago
Reply to  Tom

I agree. What a great movie it was.

John (@guest_59290)
3 years ago

What about the greatest movie of them all “RV” with Robin Williams, Jojo, Kristin Chenoweth, Cheryl Hines, Josh Hutcherson, Jeff Daniels?

Rolph (@guest_59315)
3 years ago
Reply to  John

I think it was left out because a Christian family are made out by Hollywood like some goofball family.

Dan (@guest_130720)
2 years ago
Reply to  John

I noticed that one was missing, too. I remember seeing something about Jeff Daniels and his family living in an old restored RV while the movie was made. His own old, restored RV. The scene of Williams’ RV high centered on a hilltop sticks with me.

Gordy B (@guest_130792)
2 years ago
Reply to  Dan

The RV Jeff Daniels was driving was his own personal RV.

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