Travel movies are undoubtedly among the most inspirational movies you can watch. They make us want to visit the places and experience the adventures seen in them. These movies can inspire you to hit the road and possibly also change your life. There are hundreds of great travel movies that can unleash your hidden desire to see the world, and we picked 25 of them for our post today. From On the Road to The Bucket List, here are 25 Best Travel Movies of All Time.
A 2008 Canadian drama film directed by Michael McGowan, One Week tells of the motorcycle trip of a young man called Ben Tyler who was diagnosed with cancer. During the ride from Toronto to Tofino, Ben stops at landmarks that have personal value on his quest to find meaning in his life.
A Good Year
A 2006 British-American romantic comedy-drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott, A Good Year describes the story of a British investment broker (Russell Crow) who inherits his uncle’s chateau and vineyard in Provence, France, where he discovers a new laid-back lifestyle.
Everest is a 2015 mountain adventure film based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster, where eight people died in a severe blizzard. The movie shows the survival attempts of two groups of climbers in what is still considered one of the deadliest disasters in the mountaineering history.
The Endless Summer
Director and narrator of this 1966 well-known surf movie, Bruce Brown follows two young surfers (Mike Hynson and Robert August) around the world in search of the perfect wave. They travel to many exotic countries such as Australia, Tahiti, Senegal, and South Africa.
Hector and the Search for Happiness
Based on François Lelord’s novel of the same name, Hector and the Search for Happiness is a 2014 German-British-Canadian comedy-drama directed by Peter Chelsom. It tells the story of a quirky psychiatrist (Simon Pegg) who decided to travel around the world to find the secret of happiness.