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Crossroads, or crossroad, or cross road may refer to:

  • Crossroads (junction), a junction where four roads meet

Film

  • Cross Roads (film), a 1930 British film directed by Reginald Fogwell
  • Crossroads (1937 film), a Chinese film starring Zhao Dan
  • Crossroads (1942 film), a mystery film directed by Jack Conway
  • Crossroads (1976 film), directed by Bruce Conner
  • Crossroad (1976 film), Hong Kong-Taiwanese film directed by Chin Han
  • Crossroads (1986 film), starring Ralph Macchio
  • Crossroads (2002 film), starring Britney Spears
  • Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness, 2007 film starring Dean Cain

Literature

  • Cross Roads (novel), Christian fiction by William Paul Young
  • The Crossroads (novel), a children's novel by Chris Grabenstein
  • Crossroads (comics), a five issue limited series from First Comics
  • Crossroad (manga), a 2003 seven volume manga series
  • Crossroads (series), a high fantasy series of books written by Kate Elliott
  • As God Commands (novel), (Italian: Come Dio comanda), a novel by Niccolò Ammaniti also known as The Crossroads
  • Crossroads, a series of novels written for the Dragonlance realm

Music

  • Crossroads (quartet), winner of the 2009 BHS international quartet championship
  • Crossroads Guitar Festival, a three-day blues and rock concert arranged by Eric Clapton
  • Crossroads (Sanjay Shrestha), a Nepali pop band founded by Sanjay Shrestha
  • Cross Road (videos), by Bon Jovi (1994)

Albums

  • Cross Road (album), a 1994 compilation album by Bon Jovi
  • Crossroad (Calvin Russell album), 2000
  • Crossroad (Masami Okui album), 2002
  • Crossroads (1986 soundtrack)
  • Crossroads (Eric Clapton album), 1988
    • Crossroads 2: Live in the Seventies, a sequel, (box set), 1996
  • Crossroads (Tracy Chapman album), or the title track, 1989
  • Crossroads (mind.in.a.box album), 2007
  • Crossroads (Sylver album), 2006
  • Crossroads: 2010, an album by rapper Bizzy Bone

Songs

  • "Cross Road" (song), by Mr. Children (1993)
  • "Cross Road Blues", a 1936 blues song by Robert Johnson, later recorded as "Crossroads" by many other musicians
  • "Crossroad" (song), by Ayumi Hamasaki (2010)
  • "Crossroads", a song by Avenged Sevenfold from their 2008 live album Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough
  • "Crossroads", a song by LL Cool J, from his 1993 album 14 Shots to the Dome
  • "Crossroads", a song by Don McLean, from his 1971 album American Pie
  • "Tha Crossroads", a 1996 Grammy Award winning single by rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
    • "Crossroads", a 2002 UK number-one single from Blazin' Squad based on the above
  • "Crossroads", a 1991 single by Calvin Russell

Places

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Crossroads Centre, an addiction rehabilitation facility

Australia

  • Cross Road, Adelaide, a road in Adelaide
  • Cross Roads, South Australia, a locality
  • Crossroads (medieval village), a medieval commune style project in NSW

India

  • Crossroads Mall (Mumbai), a shopping mall in Bombay

Jamaica

  • Cross Roads, Jamaica, a primarily commercial neighbourhood of Kingston

South Africa

  • Crossroads, Cape Town

United Kingdom

  • Cross Roads, West Yorkshire, England

United States

Shopping malls

  • Crossroads Center (St. Cloud, Minnesota), a shopping mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Crossroads Mall (Boulder), a former shopping mall in Boulder, Colorado
  • Crossroads Mall (Florida), a former shopping mall in the Tampa Bay area of Florida
  • Crossroads Mall (Oklahoma), the former name of a shopping mall in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Crossroads Mall (Omaha), a shopping mall in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Crossroads Center (Waterloo, Iowa), a shopping mall in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Crossroads Plaza (North Carolina), a shopping district in Cary, North Carolina
  • The Crossroads (Portage, Michigan), a shopping mall in Portage, Michigan

Organizations

  • American Crossroads, a Super PAC to advocate for certain candidates of the US Republican Party
  • Crossroads Care, a charity for carers in England and Wales
    • Crossroads Caring Scotland, a parallel charity in Scotland
  • Crossroads Foundation, a non-profit charity based in Hong Kong
  • Crossroad Publishing Company, an American-based publishing house

Other uses

  • Crossroads (video game), a 1987 chaotic shooter video game for the Commodore 64
  • Crossroads (mythology), a site where supernatural spirits can be contacted and paranormal events can take place
  • Crossroads Movement, which gave rise to the International Churches of Christ
  • Operation Crossroads, the 1946 atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
  • The Cross-roads, a fictional location in J. R. R. Tolkien's world of Middle-earth; See List of Middle-earth roads

See also

  • Carrefour (English: Crossroads), an international supermarket chain founded in France
  • Crossroads of America, an unofficial nickname for Indiana
  • Crossroads village, a term for a settlement situated at a crossroads
  • Crossroads Church (disambiguation)
  • Crossroads School (disambiguation)
  • Fork in the road (disambiguation)



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