Road trips in 2020 are about the only thing we can do.

So it makes sense for us to get paid to watch some of the greatest road trip movies ever.

Empire Covers is willing to pay someone, hopefully, a Rockford area resident, $1,000 to binge-watch movies all about trying to get somewhere.

According to, the perfect applicant for the job has:

  • A love for movies
  • A fun and engaging writing style
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to sit through at least 8 full-length road trip movies

You also must be 18 to get the gig.

Here are a few of the movies you'd have to watch if Empire Covers chooses you.

  • Planes, Trains, & Automobiles
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Blues Brothers
  • Almost Famous
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Midnight Run
  • Zombieland
  • Borat
  • Green Book

I kind of picked my favorites, but you can see the full list HERE. I guess the best part about this contest is the movies are all really good. A great mix of classics (Planes, Trains & Blues Brothers) and award-winning flicks (Mad Max: Fury Road, Green Book) should make it easy work to get through at least 8 of these movies.

I hope you get picked to watch these movies and win $1,000. Imagine how much easier the holidays would be if you won. You can apply for the job right here.

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Sweet Lenny is the brand manager of 97ZOK, Q98.5, and Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Rockford. Catch him afternoons 3 to 7 on 97ZOK. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.

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