"Are You Here" writer and director Matthew Weiner spent the last two decades in television, in which he was instrumental to not one but two of the most popular and important TV shows of said decades. Once production wrapped on "The Sopranos," Weiner started work on a '60s-era drama centered on New York's most prestigious ad agencies, "Mad Men," ultimately winning seven Emmys in as many years. Now, with "Mad Men" winding down, he makes his directorial feature debut this summer. "Are You Here" stars Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, and Amy Poehler in a tale of two childhood friends on a road trip home in the wake of a father's death.
In a candid conversation with Weiner, he revealed the five road trip movies he loves the most, along with a few words on why they're his favorites and totally worth checking out.
Be sure to check out his new movie, "Are You Here," in select theaters Friday, August 22nd.