The term of “genre” that is created by a common language of audiences and industry producers of cinema orders those forms which are also useful for understanding movies better. However there are many main genres of movies, sub-genres is also attracted attention in history of cinema. Journey movies could be easily shown among main genres. Journey movies that are formed as the mixture of many genres, predominantly focus on the complicated journey of protagonists from one point to another in the face of any situation. Even though journey movies started to be arisen many years after the birth of cinema, it took its form which we know today in late 60s. The “Easy Rider” movie has a great part in this formation. In this article, the model of eternal journey of protagonist created by Joseph Campbell who studies the most critical stages of storytelling from myths till today is analyzed by transcribing it to "Easy Rider". This model, which was used and applied by successful journey movies, has an important role in the movies for storytelling system.
Anahtar Kelimeler: Yol Filmleri, Joseph Campbell, Easy Rider