Updated On: November 06, 2023 by   Pansieh Gharib   Pansieh Gharib  

Do you have a passion for literature and movies? Are you addicted to travel? Do you always wonder what will be a new destination to visit, and are you constantly looking for inspiration?

Here are 10 different travel movies that will inspire your next travel destination. Fasten your seat belts and get ready to take a tour around the world as you enjoy the inspiring storyline from the comfort of your home screen.

1- Eat, Pray, Love

A fantastic storyline based on Gilbert’s memoir published in 2006 under the same title. The film was released in 2010, starring Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, and others. Directed by the artistic Ryan Murphy, it brought about a financial success that reached a gross sum of almost 204 million.

Elizabeth, the main character in the film, takes the audience on a journey around the world after making the decision to leave an unhappy marriage. She visits Italy, India and Bali during her travel. A journey that is meant not only to discover new places and traditions but also a quest to find herself along the way.

2- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Underestimated, self-loathing, Walter Mitty, escapes his lonely reality through daydreaming episodes. But then something extraordinary happens that pushes him to get out of his comfort zone, only to discover that he is much more than he thinks about himself. He embarks on a journey to find the missing photo negative for the magazine he is working in by following the footsteps of the adventurous photographer who captured it. During his chase, he travels to Iceland and the Afghan Himalayas before he goes back to Los Angeles.

This fascinating creation was directed, co-produced and starred Bin Stiller, among other creative actors like Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, and Sean Penn

3- Army of Thieves

A Netflix movie that was released in 2021 narrates the story of a lonely bank teller in Germany who is fascinated by Hans Wagner’s work in building uncrackable safes. His theoretical expertise drew the attention of a group of thieves, who decided to chase the safes created by the famous locksmith in different parts of the world. Their travel journey took them to Paris, Prague, and St. Moritz.

This engrossing creation is directed by and starring Matthias Schweighöfer, joined by Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, and Jonathan Cohen.

4- Jumper

Imagine being able to teleport to any place in the world; isn’t that just any travel addict’s dream?

In this science fiction action masterpiece, directed by Doug Liman, David Rice is a 15-year-old kid who discovers his abilities to escape his abusive father. He uses his abilities to rob banks from everywhere around the world, New York, Tahiti, Egypt, London, and the list goes on.

The film stars  Hayden Christensen,  Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, and Samuel L. Jackson.

5- The Fault in Our Stars

A 2004 American movie directed by Josh Boone takes you on a life journey with two teenagers who falls in love during their meeting in a cancer support group. Their love story took them on a journey from their home town in Indianapolis to Amsterdam, where they confessed their feelings to each other.

The movie stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, who were praised for their chemistry together.

6- The Tourist

Angelina Jolie and Johny Depp take us on a journey to Venice, Italy, where Johny plays a character called Frank, who is just a tourist. A travel romance movie directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck that combines romantic, exciting and thrilling experiences in one movie. The film also starred Paul Bettany, and Timothy Dalton

The film was released in 2010 and gained a gross of 278 million in Box office. It was also nominated for three Golden Globes

7- The Lost City

Lorreta Sage, a romantic novelist, is kidnapped and forced to pursue one of the lost treasures in a remote Atlantic island that she described in one of her books. Her book’s cover model, Alan, hires Jack Trainer, a former Navy SEAL, and attempts to rescue her.

The movie was released in 2022. It is directed by Adam Nee, and Aaron Nee, and starring Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Brad Pitt.

8- Death on the Nile

Based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 crime novel of the same name, Death on the Nile is a creative embodiment of the story that was released in 2022. This mystery film integrates exceptionally renowned celebrities, including Kenneth Branagh, who also directed the movie; Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright.

The story begins in London with Hercule Poirot, played by Kenneth Branagh, in a London club. Later he encounters one of his friends in Egypt and was invited to a wedding. Poirot, being a famous detective, was invited to a honeymoon trip on a Nile cruise to Abu Simbel, where the mysterious events of the story take place.

The movie was originally planned to be filmed in Morocco rather than Egypt, but the decision was made to be only filmed in England. They managed to recreate the needed scenery for the storyline. The film was successfully received and grossed $137.3 million.

9- P.S. I Love You

A woman, happily married and deeply in love, is faced with the unfortunate death of her husband due to a brain tumour. As she is finding a way to deal with her grief, she receives letters from her late husband, which he planned to be sent to her after her death. His plans took her on a journey from Manhattan to his home town in Ireland.

This romantic drama was directed by Richard LaGravenese, and starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa Kudrow, Harry Connick Jr., Gina Gershon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Kathy Bates.

10- Sherlock Holmes

A movie series that is released in two parts directed by Guy Ritchie, one in 2009 and the other in 2011. The film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock, the genius private detective, and Jude Law as his partner Dr. John Watson. Together, they embark on a mysterious and thrilling journey to prevent mass murders and catastrophes. The story was based on the creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887 which was a unique creation in crime fiction.

Following the journey of the two main characters in different parts of the world, filming locations include Triengen, Kanton, and Lucerne in Switzerland, London in the United Kingdom, and Manchester and New York in the United States. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Original Score and Best Art Direction. Also, Downey Jr. won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.

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