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What’s your favourite caravan movie? Here’s our top picks!

Caravan and motorhome movies through the years

What to watch (or maybe not) when you’re tucked up for the night in your RV

By Oliver Pfeiffer

 

1953

The Long, Long Trailer

The Long Long Trailer

Lucille Ball stars in the classic comedy caper where a honeymooning couple embark on an adventure crossing America towing a 36-foot long caravan. Unforgettable scenes as the whacky redhead attempts to cook dinner on a cliffhanging ride through mountains.

1977

The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes

A family lost in the wilderness seeks refuge in their motorhome from none too friendly strangers, proving a “safe” RV can be terrifying in a confined cinema. So scary, a sequel was shot in 2007.

1987

Spaceballs

Spaceballs

John Candy and Bill Pullman pilot a supped-up, intergalactic Winnebago Star Wars parody from Mel Brooks.
1997

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

The Lost World- Jurassic Park'

Another literal cliffhanger in a motorhome from Steven Spielberg

2002

About Schmidt

About Schmidt

Jack Nicholson learns a few life lessons as he makes his way to his daughter’s wedding in a Winnebago.

2004

Meet The Fockers

Meet the Fockers

A state-of-the-art Fleetwood Pace Arrow, complete with built-in command centre, is used for interrogation purposes. Robert De Niro stars as an uptight CIA operative in what will not be remembered as one of his greatest.

2006

Runaway Vacation

Runaway Vacation

Robin Williams gets into all sorts of family calamity, battling the vehicle’s many mod-cons, including multiple slide-outs.

2012

Sightseers

Sightseers

Proving the UK can make scary caravan movies too, an idyllic trip to the Lake District turns nasty.

2013

We’re the Millers

We're the Millers

Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis use a motorhome to smuggle drugs from Mexico, disguising themselves as a vacationing family, complete with fake kids.