Just like a good book, films also have the power to overwhelm our senses. With a powerful storyline and cinematography, films can transport us to a world of magic and mystery. Hollywood has been giving us many travel movies over the years. From comedies to self-discovery films, Hollywood never fails to captivate our sense of adventure. Whether it’s a solo journey in Eat, Pray, Love or a crazy family road trip like in Little Miss Sunshine, these films always evoke a sense of adventure within us.
So, if you’re also a fan of this cinematic globetrotting, here are 10 travel movies that will satisfy your inner wanderlust.
Romancing the Stone
Though the name may sound silly, Romancing the Stone is a wonderful film that will leave you craving a crazy adventure. This film starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner is a perfect blend of romance with a hint of Indiana Jones.
Thelma & Louise
Need some inspiration for your next all-girls road trip? Watch Thelma and Louise as they hit the road in a 1966 Thunderbird convertible into the Grand Canyon.
Bernardo Bertolucci’s Stealing Beauty will take you along the Tuscan countryside like never before.
Vicky Christina Barcelona
With his signature style of film making Woody Allen gives us a film lined with fine cinematography, quirky characters and a picturesque Barcelona.
The Darjeeling Limited
Wes Anderson captures India in the most hipster way ever possible. This film about three brothers and their rail journey across India is simply beguiling.
The Before Sunrise trilogy
From Vienna to Paris to Messenia, Richard Linklater’s The Before Sunrise trilogy takes us on fleeting journey of love.
Into the Wild
This film is based on the true story of Christopher McCandless or Alexander Supertramp and his great Alsakan adventure. Directed by Sean Pean, Into the Wild captures a man’s fight against the nature.
The Motorcycle Diaries
This film chronicles a road trip of two friends’ Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, and their trip around Latin America on a rickety motorcycle named La Poderosa.
Karaoke in Japan? Why not? Bill Murray is there!
If there’s a will, there’s a way and Reese Witherspoon proves it in Wild.
Adventure is out there, people!