The cross country road trip—it’s the backdrop for some of the world’s most popular movies. But how much do they actually cost?


The guys from “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” dropped more than $1,500 on room service alone and Harold and Kumar travelled 70 miles to spend $86.22 on White Castle burgers and fries.

Ebates, the cash back shopping site just releases a new infographic that details a cost analysis of the most popular movie road trips, including the price of gas at the time the movie was made, how many miles they traveled, and any hidden costs, like room service.


  • Harry and Lloyd from “Dumb and Dumber” managed to blow over a quarter of a million dollars on randompurchases. Lucky for them, their mini-bikes were a cost-effective form of transportation.
  • The Griswolds travelled more than 2,000 miles to visit Wally World in “National Lampoon’s Vacation”
  • Little Miss Sunshine’s family travelled 800 miles, but the Hoovers dropped the most money on gas


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